BREAKING NEWS: British boxing legend and former world middleweight champion Alan Minter dies at the age of 69 after a prolonged battle with most cancers
- Former world middleweight champion Alan Minter has died at the age of 69
- The former Olympic medalist died on Wednesday after a battle with most cancers
- Minter additionally received British and European middleweight championships in his profession
British boxing legend Alan Minter has died of most cancers at the age of 69.
Minter was a former world middleweight champion after profitable the the WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine titles from Vito (*69*) in March 1980 earlier than being dethroned by Marvin Hagler later that very same yr.
The Crawley-born Boxer died on Wednesday following his prolonged battle with most cancers.
British boxing legend Alan Minter has died at the age of 69 after a prolonged battle with most cancers
Minter who was born in Crawley in 1951 was one of the largest names in British sport
Minter who was born in 1951 and began boxing at a younger age was referred to as as much as the 1972 Olympics which have been held in Munich.
At the age of 21 he claimed a bronze medal and shortly after turned skilled.
Minter captured the British middleweight title in 1975 earlier than then claiming the European belt two years later.
He would lose each belts earlier than regaining them and was then deemed prepared for a world title shot in opposition to then undisputed king (*69*).
The Brit received by controversial break up resolution, however proved his standing as champion by stopping (*69*) of their rematch.
Minter’s reign lasted three months earlier than he was stopped by Hagler in three rounds which led to a riot at Wembley area.
Boom Boom’ Minter referred to as a halt to his profession in 1981 with a 39-9 report.
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