News October 17, 2019 at 11:30 am

A look at Patrick Day and other black boxers who collapsed in the ring and died

Michael Eli Dokosi | Staff Writer

Michael Eli Dokosi October 17, 2019 at 11:30 am

October 17, 2019 at 11:30 am | News

Brad Rone via

Brad Rone

Brad Rone was a journeyman boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio. Rone was not an accomplished boxer. He lost 26 professional bouts in a row before dying. Rone died after a fight with Billy Zumbrun, a boxer who had beaten Rone before, and who had become friends with Rone after their first fight. Rone died in the ring in a boxing match in 2003. His opponent Billy punched him several times with most of the punches landing on his stomach. For a few seconds, Brad walked confused and then collapsed. He died almost instantly. He was born on September 30, 1968 in Ohio, United States.


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