Khaosai Galaxy said to be on the mend, though he celebrated birthday in hospital
Last week we reported that former Super Flyweight great Khaosai Galaxy was in hospital following complaints of pain and the discovery of gall stones. He subsequently had surgery to remove the stones and the surgery has been a success, however he has been told to stay in hospital for 7-10 days following the surgery.
Unfortunately for Khaosai his hospital stay has coincided with his 56th birthday, which occurred this past week.
Despite being in hospital he was recently joined by some close friends, including fellow boxing and Muay Thai legend Samart Payakaroon, who managed to post some pictures of Khaosai from hospital. In the pictures Khaosai looks to be well and in good spirits despite being stuck in hospital for a little bit longer.
From what we understand Khaosai is in good spirits and is on the mend with his release unlikely to be too far away. Thankfully it appears that there wasn't anything too serious wrong with the former great and it's not expected that there will be any delays from his scheduled release
(Image courtesy of Samart Payakaroon's facebook)
Earlier today we were informed that Thai great Khaosai Galaxy was recently taken to hospital where he has received surgery. He had, from what we understand, felt some pain for the past few days and ended up suffering from chills and fever as well as feeling faint.
In hospital it was discovered that Khaosai had had two stones in his body, one in the gall bladder and one in his bile duct. They had began to cause serious inflamation and infection and needed urgent surgery.
Thankfully it now seems that the doctors have got to the root of the problem and have removed the stone from his bile duct. The one on his gall bladder, will removed in the coming days with a window set for 7-10 days.
Following the surgery to remove the stone on his bile duct Khaosai seemed to indicate that he was feeling much better and suggested that he will be recovered shortly.
For those unaware Khaosai was one of the great Thai's of all time and was also one of the greatest Super Flyweight champions in the history of the sport. He notched up an excellent 47-1 (41) record in a career that began in 1980 and came to an end in 1992. He's best known for his amazing reign as the WBA Super Flyweight champion with his reign beginning in 1984, when he stopped Eusebio Espinal for the then vacant title, and ending when he retired following 19 successful title defenses. Whilst much of his reign was ignored by the west he has since become of the sports legendary figures and wins over the likes of Elly Pical, Rafael Orono and Yong-Kang Kim were certainly notable.
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