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Daniel Alicea was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and died at age 80 in Camden, New Jersey, on 8/Sep. He was a featherweight and junior lightweight boxer. He won the North American Boxing Organization, World Boxing Council of the Americas titles Continental, and North American Boxing Federation junior lightweight titles. He had 30 wins (22 knockouts), 7 (6 knockouts) losses and 2 draws

In 2016, Alicea was diagnosed with leukemia. The cancer initially receded but returned in 2019. He died of a brain bleed

https://www.primerahora.com/deportes/boxeo/notas/fallece-el-exboxeador-daniel-pipino-alicea/

El exboxeador Daniel ‘Pipino’ Alicea está siendo tratado por un padecimiento de leucemia (Foto/gerald.lopez@gfrmedia.com)

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Xavi Moya was born in Barcelona and died in October 7 at the age of 55, he was European and world kung fu champion in 1990 and 1991, respectively. He won the bronze medal at the Spanish Taekwondo Championship. As a boxer, he was three times middleweight champion of Spain and amateur champion of Catalonia. He was also European and world champion in professional full-contact, as well as kick-boxing. 2 3 Moya also won the gold medal in the 80 kg sanshou at the 1991 World Wushu Championships

Died in motorcycle accident

https://www.mundodeportivo.com/boxeo/20231007/1002083263/fallece-boxeador-xavi-moya-accidente-moto.html?facet=amp

Xavi Moya, 54 anos, volta aos ringues para esta exibição ‘Luta pela glória’

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Death notice for Derek Leney, who fought as an amateur but after retiring from the ring covered boxing for BBC local radio and press. He died 21st October, aged 92.

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On 23/12/2023 at 23:15, whoismakoto said:

Tatsunao Mitsuyama, Japanese super lightweight boxer who once faced the Filipino boxer Flash Elorde, dead at 76

That link provides zero information.

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Meant to post this - Egyptian born Welsh fighter Dennis Avoth reportedly dead: 

Might be more/better on FB? Anyway, from the big Welsh fighting Avoths, Eddie Avoth probably the most notable.

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Former European champion, Tom Bogs, dead at 79.

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