Retired British Boxer, Jimmy Moran Dies
Report have it that retired and celebrated boxer, Jim Moran has passed. The two times Aba champion and gold commonwealth champion Mr Jimmy Moran was reported to have died today. Circumstances surrounding his death is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.
Jim during his career as a boxer represented England and won a gold medal in the 81 kg light-heavyweight division, at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Moran was from Redditch and boxed for the Austin ABC and won the prestigious ABA light-heavyweight championship in 1986.
New about his death was confirmed in a social media post made by users.
A Facebook user confirming the news of Jim sad demise wrote in his timeline – Rip Jimmy Moran , my friend , one of my heroes , Redditch’s finest , Thank you for the memories Jim , 2 x aba champion and commonwealth gold medalist , fly high Jim where all the ex champions will be waiting with open arms x love Tim.
Reacting to his death another Facebook user wrote – I am shocked and saddened to hear that our local celebrated boxer Jimmy Moran has passed away. I only spoke to him a few weeks back in the Kingfisher Centre! RIP Jimmy, my sincerest of condolences to your family and friends.