Sunday, July 26, 2009

Vernon Forrest 1971-2009


Vernon Forrest
Originally uploaded by randyman
Our condolences to the family and friends of Vernon Forrest who was shot and killed last night in a carjacking in Atlanta, Georgia.

Vernon was an exceptional fighter and a former World Champion, He held the WBC Junior Middleweight Championship, the WBC Welterweight Championship, the IBF Welterweight Championship, the IBC Junior Welterweight Championship, the WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Championship and the NABF Welterweight Championship.

He fought and beat guys like Vince Phillips, Sugar Shane Mosley, Carlos Baldomar, Ike Quartey and Sergio Mora.

R.I.P. Vernon Forrest

1 comment:

brian said...

I read he was shot in the back-which would figure;the death penalty for the uh..."people"...would be a happy ending to this very sad,despicable story.