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Death of boxer Arturo Gatti ruled suicideupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 05:12:00

Brazilian authorities on Thursday ruled the death of former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti a suicide, according to local media reports.

'A senseless killing'updated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:46:00

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Friends: Boxer 'didn't pull any punches' in lifeupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:46:00

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In the spring of 2002, Vernon Forrest and I sat in front of his television watching a DVD from his previous fight. A few months earlier, Forrest had unexpectedly beaten Shane Mosley to win the WBC welterweight belt. Forrest was training for a summer rematch, but had carved out time to entertain a stranger with a notepad for two days in Atlanta. As he replayed the win over Mosley, Forrest would pantomime his moves, cleaving the air with jabs and bobbing his head. Then he'd pause the DVD. Chris Mannix: Gatti had heart of a championupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 14:23:00

Arturo Gatti won't be remembered by anyone for his superior boxing skills. His name won't be recalled for the handful of titles he won over the course of a 16-year career. And, to be fair, Gatti won't be canonized as one of the greatest fighters in his weight class. But he will be remembered for one thing, something perhaps no fighter will ever be able to match.

'Thunder' Gatti revered by boxing fansupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 22:54:00

Arturo Gatti, who was found dead in a Brazilian hotel room in suspicious circumstances, is revered by boxing fans for his trilogy of thrilling and brutal fights with Micky "Irish" Ward.

Wife held in boxing champ's killing in Brazilupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 20:20:00

Brazilian authorities detained the wife of former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti as a suspect in his killing, according to local reports. Richard O'Brien: Jack Dempsey tops boxing Thrill Listupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 13:08:00

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Baldomir retains welterweight beltupdated: Sun Jul 23 2006 08:50:00

Carlos Baldomir retained his WBC welterweight title by stopping Arturo Gatti on a technical knockout in the ninth round in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday.

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