"With great sadness and shock we announce that" The Cowboy Who Fights, "Dwight Ritchie, died sadly today doing what he loved. As a promoter and friend it is unbearable to accept the tragic news that just appeared. Dwight will always be remembered by the boxing fraternity as one of the brightest talents in Australia, whose fighting style embodies exactly how he lived. We will always miss you ”, mentioned Ellis
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The 27-year-old Australian boxer received a body shot from Michael Zerafa When I was in training. The sparring was part of the preparation for his fight on December 6 in Sydney, Australia, before Tommy Browne.
Ritchie had a professional record of 19 wins (two by knockout) and two losses. Just on August 14 he sustained his last fight, which he lost by unanimous decision to his compatriot Tim Tszyu.
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The fighter had made the majority of his professional career in Australia and in his childhood he had overcome a hard stage, after he overcame a cancer, which he became ill when he was a baby.
“Today we lost one of ours. I remember when we had our professional debut. I send my love to his family, he was one of the beloved boxers in Australia. Peacelessness Dwight ritchie" wrote Luke Johnson friend of the boxer.