Vinny Mitchell Dies In Tragic Accident
Vinny Mitchell has passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident in Dagenham.
Vinny’s Boxing Record
The former professional boxer had a record of 12-1 from 2007 to 2010. He was the brother of former British Champion and World Title Challenger Kevin Mitchell.
Kevin Mitchell On Vinny’s Death
Kevin said on social media,
“There’s not many things I can say to say how heartbroken I am. I love you Vinny Mitchell I promise I’ll make sure your kids will know who their dad was. It kills me. See you again someday brother.”
Tributes From The Boxing World
Tributes were paid by the boxing world. Darren Barker said,
“I tried to digest the terrible news of Vinny Mitchell passing all night, but I’m struggling. My brother Gary boxed Vinny a few times when they were kids, now neither are with us. I’m heartbroken. Kevin Mitchell, I love you brother and here for you all.”
“So sorry to hear about the passing of Vinny Mitchell this evening – all our thoughts are with Kevin and the Mitchell family,”
said promoter Eddie Hearn.
Frankie Gavin said,
“Devastated to hear the news of Vinny Mitchell. Top, top lad too. Thoughts and condolences to his family.”
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