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9/23/12 10:55 AM
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Johnny D
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From ESPN

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Former heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders has died after being shot by robbers at a restaurant during a family celebration. He was 46.

Sanders

Police say Sanders was shot in the hand and stomach at a family member's 21st birthday party at the restaurant in Brits, in South Africa's North West province, on Saturday night

He died in a hospital in the capital city of Pretoria in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A former WBO and WBU champion, the South African southpaw knocked out Wladimir Klitschko in one of the great upsets in heavyweight boxing in 2003.

He retired in 2008 with a 42-4 record, with 31 knockouts. Phone Post
9/23/12 2:05 PM
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 That sucks.  I remember being stunned when he KO'd Wlad.  RIP
9/23/12 2:17 PM
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RIP

I hope to God they find these people.
9/23/12 6:34 PM
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Would a blue please post this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqEANlBbhsA&feature=player_embedded
9/23/12 7:06 PM
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he always seemed like a nice guy, its very sad


never the pieces of shit that get murdered over nothing, its always the decent ones, seems like
9/24/12 3:49 AM
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"Sanders former wife Suzette Sanders said Corrie died a hero, diving to protect his daughter from oncoming bullets."

A great man. RIP.
9/24/12 2:23 PM
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RIP

This guy was awesome and if I remember right claimed to box as a hobby. Really wanted to be a pro golfer.

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