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Old 09-23-2012, 12:37 PM
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Former HW champ Corrie Sanders murdered

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.

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 early Sunday morning.

Sanders (42-4, 31 KOs), a heavy hitting southpaw who fought professionally from 1989 to 2008, is best known for his massive upset of Wladimir Klitschko to win a heavyweight title in March 2003.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:31 PM
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:23 PM
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WTF!!!!At a family celebration no less...That's just fu*king crazy...
Drunk again???Me too.....
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:57 AM
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Terrible I don't even know what to say about this.... Corrie Sanders was a very underrated fight and power puncher he had lots of good wins in his prime especially when he demolished Wlad Klitschko he also gave Vitali one of his toughest fights. RIP
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:26 PM
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Very very sad and tragic. He died a hero, protecting his daughter. R..I.P.
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:06 PM
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Jesus, i just read this. Never even heard about it, he was a pretty good fighter
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