"Sweet Pea" Whitaker Tragically KilledsteemCreated with Sketch.

in #sportstalk3 years ago

Boxing fans will be upset to learn that Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker was tragically when he was hit by a car will crossing a street. This happened in Virginia.

He was 55 years old.

Whitaker was an Olympic hero picking up gold in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

After turning pro, he was considered to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world for a number of years. His career spanned until 2001 amassing a 40-4-1 record. He had 17 knockouts.

Our wishes go out to his family.

Rest In Peace Champ.

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He will always be a champ in our hearts feeling so shocked to know about it may his soul rest in peace

That is such a sad story. My condolences to his family.

But damn, how is it that some successful people today easily get hunted? This baffles me so much.

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