It has now been confirmed that a young boxer, Jeanette Zacarias Zapata of Mexico, at just 18-years-old tragically died following a boxing match that took place in Montreal.

It has been reported she suffered head injuries in the bout that caused her death afterwards.

A stark reminder of the realities of professional boxing even in this day and age.

Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends.

Here is how some of the boxing world have reacted to the news thus far:


Sonny Liston One Of The Most Talented and Revered Quiet Fighters Ever

Sonny Liston One Of The Most Talented And Revered Quiet Fighters Ever