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Sport Tributes flow in for Dwight Ritchie after tragic training accident

05:45  10 november  2019
05:45  10 november  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Tributes are flowing for the popular Victorian after his shock death sent the Australian boxing community into mourning on Saturday. The Australian boxing community has rallied around the family of Dwight Ritchie after the Victorian died in a training accident on Saturday following a

Australian boxer Dwight Ritchie has died aged 27 after a freak accident during a sparring session. "It’s unbearable to accept the tragic news that’s just surfaced. " Dwight will always be remembered by the boxing fraternity as one of Tributes have poured in for Dwight Ritchie (Image: AAP/PA Images).

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Tributes continue to flow in for Australian boxer Dwight Ritchie, who sadly passed away after a freak training accident this weekend.

Ritchie was preparing for a fight against Tommy Browne in December when he was hit by a body shot while sparring Michael Zerafa.

Just 27, Ritchie leaves behind three young daughters.

A GoFundMe page has been set up and has already raised close to $10,000 of the $50,000 target.

With a busy end to the year for boxing domestically, fundraising drives will also be promoted during every live event shown in Australia.

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Well-liked Australian fighter Dwight Ritchie has passed away after a freak accident while sparring Michael On Saturday, the 27-year-old Ritchie collapsed after a session with Zerafa, who is preparing for his As Dwight ’s promoter and friend it’s unbearable to accept the tragic news that’s just surfaced.

Australian boxer Dwight Ritchie has died, following a freak accident during training on Saturday. “As Dwight ’s promoter and friend it’s unbearable to accept the tragic news that’s just surfaced. “ Dwight will always be remembered by the boxing fraternity as one of the brightest talents in Australia who’s

He had also shared the ring with Joel Camilleri and Ryan Waters, with a number of former opponents, training partners and insiders sharing touching tributes to social media.

Ritchie's manager, Mike Altamura shared a moving memory, recounting his journey from a kid from Shepparton in Victoria to an elite level boxer.

"I met a 15-year-old with a surly disposition 12 years ago at Keith Ellis' gym, and had the box seat to seeing @dwightcowboyritchie evolve into an upstanding, honourable throwback man and a sublimely skilled boxer," Altamura wrote.

"It doesn't feel real yet, and it may never. Than you for enriching our lives, Cowboy. Till we meet again."

Tszyu, who will fight Jack Brubaker in Sydney in December - the card Ritchie was preparing to be on - left a heartfelt message on Instagram.

"I am truly saddened by the passing of Dwight Ritchie," he wrote.

"Only fighters understand the bond shared between them, especially those who shared the ring together.

"Rest in Peace to a true champion."

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Jeff Horn and Luke Jackson both made their professional debuts on cards the Ritchie was also fighting on.

"This is so sad. RIP Dwight. I’m sorry for your families loss," Horn wrote on Facebook.

"I fought my first pro fight on the same card as Dwight Ritchie."

Jackson made his first appearance as a pro in 2013 in Altona when Ritchie was fighting his seventh professional bout.

"Today we lost one o our own," Jackson wrote on social media.

Australian boxing talent Dwight Ritchie dies following sparring session with Michael Zerafa

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The Australian boxing fraternity is mourning the loss of local fighter Dwight Ritchie , who died in a freak training accident in Melbourne.

AUSTRALIAN boxer Dwight Ritchie has died aged 27 following a freak accident in training . The popular star was sparring today with Michael Zerefa when he collapsed after a body shot walking back to his "As Dwight ’s promoter and friend it’s unbearable to accept the tragic news that’s just surfaced.

"I remember having my professional debut on Dwight's card.

"Sending my love to his family, loved ones and the whole of boxing in Australia."

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Australian boxing great Jeff Fenech called for the Australian boxing community to pull together in the face of such a tragic loss.

"Just a few words on the loss of a great man Dwight Ritchie," Fenech wrote on Facebook.

"May you RIP and let’s all rally together to make sure his family are looked after I’m sure the Boxing world will come together as one and support his beloved family.

"Rest in Peace."

Fellow Australian boxing legends Danny Green, Anthony Mundine and Billy Dib all left their condolences.

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A host of current Australian boxing talent also left their messages of condolence and support for Ritchie's family.

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"As Dwight 's promoter and friend it's unbearable to accept the tragic news that's just surfaced." Sydney's Daily Telegraph newspaper reported that Aboriginal Australian Ritchie , who had a record of 19 Ritchie leaves three children behind. His death sparked a flood of tributes from local boxers on

Ritchie most recently faced fellow rising star Tim Tszyu during the IBF Australasian super welterweight title fight in “As Dwight ’s promoter and friend it’s unbearable to accept the tragic news that’s just surfaced. Tributes came flooding in for the very popular member of the Australia boxing community.

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