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Edwin Valero Adds to Disturbing Trend in Recent Boxing Deaths

Within the last three years at least five prominent boxers have died. One was an accident, three were suicides, and one was a murder crime. Most recently, Venezuelan lightweight champion Edwin Valero committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell early Monday morning after being suspected of killing his wife on Sunday. Valero had a reputation as quite the mauler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2010  |  Discuss

Edwin Valero Found Dead In His Cell

Another boxing story that ends in horror. Edwin Valero was found dead in his Venezuelan jail cell, hours after being put there in suspicion of his wife's murder. He reportedly used his own clothes to hang himself.Valero is a former Super Featherweight champion (who lost his title when he moved up to Lightweight) who sported a 27-0 record ... all by knockouts (including 19 in the...
Via Sportz Assassin
April 19, 2010  |  Discuss

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