Timothy Bradley

Veteran fight manager heartbroken over Chicago prospect Ed Brown's shooting death

Veteran fight manager heartbroken over Chicago prospect Ed Brown's shooting death

The Sunday death of unbeaten Chicago welterweight boxer Ed Brown after being shot in the head haunts his veteran fight manager Cameron Dunkin, who lamented Monday, “He was going to be champion of the world, and we all knew it.”

Brown, 25, was out with a woman early Saturday morning when an unknown assailant drove by and shot him, fatally wounding a prospect who was 20-0 with 16 knockouts and eyeing a breakout 2017.

Dunkin said he’d just retained Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s close friend and assistant trainer, Nate Jones, to supervise a training regimen for Brown, and following an impressive unanimous-decision triumph in November, the fighter was going to...

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