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Errol Christie

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Errol Christie
Errol Christie, 2007
Real nameErrol Christie
Nickname(s)Thames Barrier Warrior
Rated atMiddleweight
Born(1963-06-29)29 June 1963
Leicester, England
Died11 June 2017(2017-06-11) (aged 53)
London, England
Boxing record
Total fights41
Wins by KO26
No contests0

Errol Christie (29 June 1963 – 11 June 2017) was a former professional English boxer and currently a boxing trainer. He was the captain of the English amateur boxing team from 1980 to 1983 and European amateur champion in 1983.[1] After turning professional he was a regular fixture on ITV Fight Night in the 1980s. After retiring from boxing he became a trainer in white collar boxing.

In March 2015 Christie was diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer.[1] He died in London on 11 June 2017 from complications of the disease, aged 53.[2]

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