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Australia Boxing legend Jeff Fenech undergoes heart surgery in Thailand

02:15  09 october  2019
02:15  09 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Australian boxing legend Jeff Fenech is set to undergo lifesaving surgery tonight as medical experts in Thailand work to repair a valve in his heart . The three-time world title winner was admitted to a Bangkok hospital two days ago when he began coughing up blood during a training session.

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Australian boxing legend Jeff Fenech has undergone life-saving heart surgery in Thailand overnight.

Fenech is in Thailand for a training camp with his stable of boxers, including Brock Jarvis and Jack Brubaker.

The former three-time world champion was rushed to hospital on Friday night with pneumonia.

  Boxing legend Jeff Fenech undergoes heart surgery in Thailand © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited Fenech was placed in intensive care, with doctors diagnosing him with a badly infected heart valve and a lung infection which required emergency surgery.

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Fenech went into surgery in Bangkok on Tuesday night, and the operation lasted over five hours.

Doctors replaced a damaged heart valve and drained his lungs during the successful procedure.

The surgery was a success, but Fenech will remain in hospital as there's still the risk of infection.

Jeff Fenech.© Nine News Jeff Fenech. He may need to have his lungs drained again to avoid infection.

Fenech's wife, Suzee, arrived in Thailand earlier in the week and his kids landed on Tuesday. They met their old man just minutes before he went into surgery.

Deep in training camp, Fenech didn't want to go to hospital when he fell sick last week, but his fighters took it upon themselves to call an ambulance.

Doctors say if he wasn't taken to hospital when he was, things could have taken a more tragic turn.

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It's the wedding ceremony that floored a champ. It was widely reported boxing legend Jeff Fenech was set to miss his beloved daughter Jessica's wedding this weekend after he underwent life-saving surgery in Thailand.Doctors feared the flight to Sydney would pose too great a risk of infection following an operation on a blocked heart valve.But A Current Affair can exclusively reveal that he was still able to see Jessica wed, after she and her fiance flew to Thailand to tie the knot beside his hospital bed.

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