Former boxer BJ Flores was in the hospital Thursday night after being shot in the leg in a robbery.
Flores, who is now one of Jake Paul’s trainers, said two “armed motorcyclists” attacked him at a red light as he was a passenger in another vehicle in Colombia.
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They stopped, put a gun to my head and tried to steal my wallet and watch. I was shot once in the leg and I defended myself as best I could,» she said in a tone instagram post.
At the time of publication early Friday, Flores said he was still in the ER «waiting for the bullet to be removed at 5:18 am.»
Flores began training Paul in 2021 after his boxing career in which he went 34-4-1. He had 21 knockout wins, fighting at cruiserweight and heavyweight.
His last fight was on August 11, 2018, a TKO loss to Trevor Bryan for the vacant interim WBA heavyweight title.
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Paul is coming off a loss to Tommy Fury in February.