Nicky Booth

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Lil Niall, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Lil Niall

    Lil Niall Active Member Full Member

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    Hearing he has sadly passed away.

    I heard he was in a bad way 2 years ago but so sad to hear news like this of someone only 40.

    Was in some good fights, especially Ady Lewis but also had bigger battles outside the ring.
     
  2. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    FFS

    Shocking news and another life ruined by drug dealing scum.

    RIP
     
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  3. LoadedGlove

    LoadedGlove Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This really is sad. Only a young guy. RIP.
     
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  4. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    His life had been an absolute mess for some time by the sounds of things, once a sportsman starts doing crack that's it, sadly.
     
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  5. Devon Dog

    Devon Dog Member Full Member

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    Really sad news
    Spencer Fearon and Tunde Ajayi have done a good 2 hour pod cast on mental health in boxing in the last couple of days . It is really worth taking some time to veiw it on Youtube The sport does not do enough for its heroes
     
  6. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    Very sad news indeed but please don't make everyone feel worse by having to listen to Tunde and Spencer !
     
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  7. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

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    I don't think listening to Fearon and Ajayi will do anybody's mental health any good whatsoever.

    I remember watching Nicky Booth and his brother on Sky in the early 2000's a fair bit.
     
  8. chrisfinch

    chrisfinch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tragic stuff. Came across an Instagram page run by his other half and it was a pretty grim insight in to their lives.

    Beyond the glitz, glamour and banter that boxing seems to be at the highest level in this country, it can be quite easy to put to one side the difficulties and struggles that many working class fighters get in to once choices and circumstances take a wrong turn.

    R.I.P.
     
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  10. Cookiedough

    Cookiedough New Member Full Member

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    Very tough young man. He left his mark on the boxing scene. I used to enjoy watching the Booths box. God bless.
     
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  11. Patter983

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    Very sad news indeed , quite amazing thst him and his brother got to such a high level in the sport with the troubles and problems they had in there life’s, Jason came back and won the British title after being a fully blown alcoholic for years ! Quite an achievement
     
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  12. Accurate

    Accurate Jump back, wanna kiss myself! Full Member

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    Very sad. Rest in peace Nicky Booth.
     
  13. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood The Stoneman Full Member

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    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Very sad news. He was a very good wee fighter who unfortunately could not beat his demons outside the ring. RIP Nicky.
     
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  15. DON1

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    Such sad news. RIP Nicky.