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Arturo Gatti Found Dead


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#1 Guest_Spooky_*

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Posted July 11, 2009 - 02:23 PM

37-year old Arturo "Thunder" Gatti, the Canadian brawler who became the adopted son of New Jersey's Boardwalk Hall and one of the most memorable, gritty, and exciting action fighters of his era, has reportedly been found dead in a condo he was renting in Brazil.

Gatti is best-known for his epic trilogy with "Irish" Micky Ward, and also for his valiant, overmatched efforts against the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar de la Hoya. His career was one to be fondly remembered, and it will be. He made a lot of fans simply because he fought his guts out every single time he was in the ring. I say with all praise that he was a tremendously limited fighter who made himself a world titlist and a name in this sport because of his courage as a fighter and his willpower to keep fighting and fighting until he had nothing more to give.

Early reports are that the death could be a homicide, as Gatti's wife, Amanda, reportedly found him dead in the condo when she woke up today, and it appeared he had been struck in the back of the head.

I really don't have the proper words right now, because this comes as quite a shock, obviously. We'll have a lot more on Arturo Gatti's career and this horrible tragedy.

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Rip Champ. :(



#2 popo

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Posted July 11, 2009 - 02:25 PM

Wow another young death in the world of sports, saw alot of his fights. He was all heart and put up some great efforts in the ring.

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Posted July 11, 2009 - 02:54 PM

this is a sad day in boxing...similar to the day Chico left us...Rest In Peace Champ...you will be missed and your legacy will NEVER be forgotten
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Posted July 11, 2009 - 04:39 PM



#5 Yaboy

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Posted July 11, 2009 - 11:59 PM

R.I.P.

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Posted July 12, 2009 - 12:12 AM

wtf?!? man, that sucks. i love the way this guy fight. he fights with so much heart. gatti-ward IMO is one of the best fights in the history of boxing

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Posted July 12, 2009 - 06:31 PM

Crazy stuff, happening now. RIP. :(

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Posted July 12, 2009 - 08:07 PM

and now his chick killed him?

#9 JEN

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Posted July 12, 2009 - 09:13 PM

Ah another... :( What has this world come to these days?

May he RIP

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Posted July 12, 2009 - 09:32 PM

Police said his wife killed him. damn

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Posted July 13, 2009 - 11:51 AM

Police said his wife killed him. damn

And to top it off they were on their honeymoon.

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Posted July 14, 2009 - 07:24 AM

And to top it off they were on their honeymoon.



WTF?!?

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Posted July 14, 2009 - 09:30 AM

RIP to the ultimate blood & guts warrior.

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Posted July 14, 2009 - 02:08 PM

Women are crazy

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Posted July 14, 2009 - 03:08 PM

And to top it off they were on their honeymoon.


:nervous: :cry:

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Posted July 17, 2009 - 11:49 AM

Women are crazy



Gatti found his own personal Delilah

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Posted July 30, 2009 - 04:17 PM

They are ruling it a suicide, they say he hanged himself and was found suspended. Of course 3 weeks ago it said he was found on the couch which is why the wife said she didn't realize he was dead for 10 hours. But if he was hanging i imagine you would realize somethings up within 10 hours. They also arrested her and she was in jail for 3 weeks, if he hanged himself then why did the investigators think she did it or was even able to do it and put her in the slammer.

From what i gathered is the police found him dead on the couch and arrested her for the murder, then 3 weeks later they say he hung himself and ruled it suicide and let her go. Sounds fishy.

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Posted April 20, 2010 - 11:55 AM

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