Issue | Letters | Premium | Jan 27 2020

10 boxers who were tragically shot and killed

These 10 professional boxers were, like this week's feature subject Terry Young, sadly gunned down when they still had plenty left to offer
Vernon Forrest
VERNON FORREST SPEAKS AT PRESS CONFERENCE.

1. Stanley Ketchel

The ‘Michigan Assassin’ became world middleweight champion in 1907 and even boxed Jack Johnson for the world heavyweight title in 1909. He was then tragically gunned down the following year, still very much in his prime at 24 years of age.

2. Battling Siki