‘He was an absolute star’: Two-time national champion boxer Jude Moore, who was set to fight in Milan this week, dies suddenly aged just 19 as tributes pour in from family and friends
A two-time national champion boxer has died suddenly aged just 19 as tributes poured in from his family and friends.
Jude Moore, who represented England in 2017 at the EUBC Junior European Championships in Romania, passed away on March 17, his family confirmed.
Moore trained at Downend Boxing in Fishponds, Bristol, and was due to fight in Milan this week.
Two-time national champion boxer Jude Moore has passed away suddenly aged just 19
‘He was an absolute star, irreplaceable. Once you met him, you would never forget him,’ Jude’s head coach at Downend Boxing, Craig Turner, told the BBC.
‘The fact that he came from one of the most deprived wards in Great Britain to do what he did and achieved what he did is nothing short of amazing.
‘He was outstanding at everything he did and we are devastated. He didn’t burn for long, but he burned very brightly for the time he did.’
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