WSMFC64 Posted June 4, 2019 Share Posted June 4, 2019 SCOTTISH champion boxer Connor Law has died at the age of 26. Heartfelt tributes have been pouring in for the three-time national champion on social media. The pro fighter tweeted early Sunday morning about how he enjoyed Andy Ruiz Jr's shock victory over Anthony Joshua. But the news of his sad passing reached friends, loved ones and fellow boxers. Scottish Super Bantamweight champion Joe Ham said: "Absolutely gutted. Rip Connor Law. One of the most talented boxers around. Thoughts go out to his family, rest easy mate." Tommy Philbin wrote: "Heartbroken to hear the news about one of life's good real guys. RIP Connor Law." Edinburgh coach Gary Young said: "Such a sad phone [call] received tonight from Billy to say that Connor Law has died, I know so many folk who were very tight with this lad, he was a decent lad. "I had the pleasure of meeting him many times, @craigmorgannn and @jasoneaston17 always spoke very highly of him. May he rest in peace and condolences to all his family and friends." John Thain wrote: "This is terrible news. Such a sad loss, I can't believe it. What a top boxer. Not only that, Connor Law was a true gentleman and a joy to train alongside." Kynoch boxing added: "Everyone at Kynoch Boxing is devastated to hear the news of talented Scottish boxer Connor Law passing away. "Connor was in our just just a few weeks ago and was always willing to travel to spar / help out boxers with fights coming up. "Our thoughts are with Connor’s family and friends at this sad time. RIP." Law tweeted only last week how he was "going through a tough time" and was grateful to friends who "reached out to check for me." http://boxrec.com/en/boxer/698496 Rest in Peace-boxing brother Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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