Arturo Gatti


Age: 37

former boxing champion whose brutal bouts made him one of the ring's most exciting figures of the past 10 years who was boxing professionally for 16 years and whose bouts in Atlantic City, New Jersey became a staple of HBO-TV, who won 40 fights (31 by knockout) and lost 9 as he held the International Boxing Federation super featherweight title and the World Boxing Council light welterweight crown.

Cause of Death: Murdered by strangulation

Born: April 15, 1972

Died: July 11, 2009

Ipojuca, Pernambuco, Brazil