Police, car chases and Cuba – another day in the life of Edwin Valero

Edwin Valero

According the Fightnews.com (my favorite boxing site) Edwin Valero’s soap opera life recorded yet another episode:

Unbeaten two-division world champion Edwin Valero was involved in a traffic accident and a police chase on Friday in Mérida, Venezuela. There were no injuries but Valero, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, fled the scene of the accident. He was taken home by police. He later said that he fled because he felt harassed by the media and the general public. “I reacted as anyone reacts to this situation,” he stated. The champ promised to take care of the expenses of the other driver. Valero had been scheduled to leave later that day to Cuba with his wife, two children, trainer Mario Morales and adviser Segundo Lujano, where he would begin a rehabilitation program after recognizing his problems with alcohol and drugs. He had just been released Thursday after 14 days of rehab following another incident. Authorities are now reconsidering whether or not they should send Valero to Cuba for further rehab.

Whats next you might wonder? I will keep you posted!

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One response to “Police, car chases and Cuba – another day in the life of Edwin Valero

  1. Pingback: The final chapter? Valero arrested for murdering his wife « I Spyer

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