“I Have Been Seeing Things Very Different”: Weeks After Being Shot, Jake Paul’s Boxing Coach Shares Heartwarming Clip

Published 04/02/2023, 1:22 PM EDT

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Jake Paul‘s boxing coach BJ Flores went through a tragic incident a few weeks ago. Flores became a victim of an armed robbery at a traffic light in Medellin, Colombia. He told his fans that he was able to deflect the gun from his head but during the process, he got shot in the leg. It’s been weeks since it happened, he made a tweet about the incident at a hospital on 17th March of this year. But at this time, he’s focusing on getting better and recently he even made a wholesome tweet where the fans can see the change he’s trying to bring into his life that he learned from the experience.

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Benjamin Flores has always been a great support for Jake Paul in his fights. He was even present at Paul’s corner during the Tommy Fury fight. And after his fight was over, he went on to travel to Colombia where this incident took place with him, but fortunately, he came out of it alive and with no permanent health complications.

The coach of Jake Paul is a changed person now

Benjamin Flores has started to look at life differently after going through a near-death experience. Now weeks later, after the tragedy, he made a post on Twitter that warmed the heart of every fan that saw it.

He stated that he has been busy for a while, as he is trying to change his stance on life altogether.

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He wrote in his tweet, “Sorry if I have been unavailable… lately I have been seeing things very different 🙏🏻”.

He had also uploaded a video where he was seen giving pizza and food to people in need. He has been indulging himself in such activities for a while now. Well, after his devastating revelations in a series of Instagram Stories that rocked the fans, this is actually a good sign that the fans are witnessing.

Even in Colombia, his next tweet after getting shot was about him giving food to 500 families in Colombia where he also informed his fans that he’s gone through his surgery successfully.

Later, he left Colombia on 23rd March and went to Las Vegas to catch the fight between Caleb Plant and David Benavidez.

KSI gave more importance to life than Jake Paul’s rivalry

So, after BJ Flores came out in the open about getting shot in Colombia. A lot of people came out in support of BJ Flores, like the combat sports commentator, Wade Plem, boxing coach, Leon Wills, and the famous boxing presenter, Michelle Joy Phelps commented on the post and wished him a speedy recovery.

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But the comment that was highlighted the most was that of KSI. As nobody expected him to come to his rival’s coach’s aid, but KSI did not blink an eye when he clearly saw that Flores went through a life-and-death experience. He instantly showed his support to him and wished for his instant recovery.

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Life is obviously more important than mere rivalries and boxing fights, and KSI respected it. Every fan loved this gesture of the Internet sensation. What are your thoughts about KSI supporting BJ Flores despite Jake Paul’s rivalry? Let us know in the comments section.

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Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English Honors and is a keen follower of Western Boxing. His journey of love for the sport bloomed in his puberty when he first saw a video of the fight where Mike Tyson TKO'ed Donovan in the seventh round.
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