boxing world is once again in shock. After Patrick's announced death
Day, it's the turn of the Australian Dwight Ritchie to lose life, at the age of
27 years old. His promoter Jake Ellis said he had received a blow during his
training in Melbourne on Saturday, November 9th, when he acted as a sparring partner with his
colleague Michael Zerafa, also 27 years old.
"It's with a
great sadness and shock that I must announce death to you,
today, fromFighting cowboy ' Dwight Ritchie, deceased while doing
what he loved, "Jake Ellis told Facebook, the boxer was preparing for his next fight
with Jeff Horn, former world champion WBO welterweight.
The Australian newspaper Daily Telegraph was able to obtain the circumstances of his death. The man
collapsed following a blow to the body and could not be revived. With
19 wins and 2 losses, he would compete for the super-welterweight category.
3 and a half weeks after the death of Patrick Day
"I am really saddened by death
of Dwight Ritchie ", regretted on Instagram the Australian Tim Tszyu, who
had won the victory in his duel with Ritchie mid-August. Three
weeks and a half ago, it's the American boxer Patrick Day, 27, who
succumbed to his injuries. Traumatic brain injury suffered during
fight against Charles Conwell in Chicago was fatal to him.