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Pernell Whitaker dead aged 55 after four-time boxing world champion hit by car

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Record

Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker was struck by the car as he was crossing a road in Virginia Beach.
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Floyd Mayweather leads tributes to boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker after he was hit by car

Floyd Mayweather leads tributes to boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker after he was hit by car

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Floyd Mayweather has led the tributes to late Hall of Fame boxer and American great Pernell Whitaker after he was killed aged 55 after being hit by a vehicle.
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Pernell Whitaker dies aged 55 after being struck by a car in Virginia Beach

Pernell Whitaker dies aged 55 after being struck by a car in Virginia Beach

8 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Former four-weight world champion Pernell Whitaker has died aged 55 after being hit by a car.
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Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies aged 55

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies aged 55

8 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Whitaker died after being hit by a car
Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea' Whitaker has died at the age of 55 after being hit by a car crossing the street.
The legendary fighter won world titles in four different weight classes and reigned as the Ring Magazine's pound-for-pound king for four years.
Whitaker, nicknamed ‘Sweet Pea' by his fans, was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on Sunday, according to Virginia Beach local officials.
Inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006, Whitaker is widely regarded as one of the best fighters ever.
Whitaker was an undisputed lightweight...
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Boxing legend Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker, 55, dies after being hit by a car in Virginia Beach 

Boxing legend Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker, 55, dies after being hit by a car in Virginia Beach 

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Authorities responded to reports of an accident at the intersection of Northampton Boulevard and Baker Road just after 10.04pm Sunday in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Pernell Whitaker dead at 55: Four-weight world champion dies after being hit by a car

Pernell Whitaker dead at 55: Four-weight world champion dies after being hit by a car

8 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Sun

FORMER four-weight world boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died at the age of 55 after being hit by a car.
Whitaker, who fought the likes of Oscar De La Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez was killed in the accident in Virginia Beach in the US.
Pernell Whitaker was a four-weight world champion, but has been killed after being hit by a car Getty
He started his boxing career in 1984, retiring in 2001.
During that time Whitaker became a four weight would champion, winning titles in the lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight and light middleweight divisions.
TMZ Sports have reported that a...
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Pernell Whitaker dead: Boxing great killed after being hit by car

8 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Pernell Whitaker, the former four-weight world champion, has died after being struck by a car at the age of 55.
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Pernell Whitaker dead at 55: Four-weight world champion dies after being hit by a car

8 monthes ago   |   By The Sun

FORMER four-weight world boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died at the age of 55 after being hit by a car.
Whitaker, who fought the likes of Oscar De La Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez was killed in the accident in Virginia Beach in the US.
He started his boxing career in 1984, retiring in 2001.
During that time Whitaker became a four weight would champion, winning titles in the lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight and light middleweight divisions.
TMZ Sports have reported that a 911 call was made reporting the incident on Northampton Boulevard and Baker Road.
The police attended...
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