The world will never forget the great Pernell Whitaker. He was a defensive ring artist specialized in dodging punches. He had been the greatest pound-for-pound for his generation from Virginia. He won an Olympic Gold Medal beside World Championship with four weight classes is actually a great loss to the World Boxing Championship.
This loss has happened on the 14th of July and when he got hit by a driver in Virginia Beach at 55 years of age. “He struck by a vehicle at around 10 p.m. Sunday when walking near an intersection”; said by Police in a statement. The driver remained at the scene where the incident happened and the great Mr. Whitaker pronounced dead there. The investigation had come in the favor of the driver and he declared innocent.
Mr. Whitaker nick name “Sweet Pea” he was an elusive left hander he fortunately slipped away from his opponent. He dances across the ring en route to a slew of world titles. After defeating Juan Nazario in 1990 he became the undisputed lightweight champion. He had also won titles for light welterweight, welterweight and light middleweight.
Al Bernstein said, Mr. Whitaker “was one of the best defensive fighters and pure boxers who ever fought”. Al Bernstein happens to be a Hall of Fame boxing analyst and a commentator. At one 10-round fight, he recalled by phone, Mr. Whitaker’s opponent landed only 10 punches — “the kind of number you could never imagine seeing.”
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