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Valero sent to rehab

Two-division world champion Edwin Valero has been sent to a psychiatric hospital for six months in Venezuela. According to El Universal, his wife, Jennifer Viera de Valero, was admitted to a hospital in the city of Merida with bruises and a broken rib that penetrated her lung, the same hospital she was treated at twice before for similar lesions. She claimed she sustained the injuries from falling down a flight of stairs. Valero reportedly caused a ruckus at the hosptial, and doctors called the police. On Sunday morning, Valero was taken before a judge where he confessed to being an alcoholic. The judge sent him for six months to San Juan de Dios Hospital for rehab.

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