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Jamie Moore Shot in Both Legs During Stay in Spain

By Shaun Brown

Former British and European light middleweight champion, Jamie Moore, was reportedly shot in both legs over the weekend whilst in Spain.

Moore, a regular Sky Boxing pundit and one of the most popular faces in British boxing was in Marbella training former opponent and world title challenger Matthew Macklin in preparation for his fight on Aug 30 in Dublin.

The Manchester Evening News reported that Moore has now left the hospital in what is a supposed case of mistaken identity. A spokesman for the Foreign Office had confirmed to the MEN that a British national had been shot over the weekend.

Moore, forever known as one of the sport's great British warriors has already received well wishes from friends like Ricky Hatton and numerous supporters on Twitter. It goes without saying that everyone at BoxingScene.com wishes him a speedy recovery.

Shaun Brown is the UK Editor at Boxing Scene and a contributor to Boxing Monthly. He can be contacted at [email protected] with any news, views or stories you may have.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weebler I on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Fishkie;14825111]Lol the place Is nicknamed the costa del crime.. Hope Jamie recovers fast!![/QUOTE] I've been there, it didn't seem like that sort of place. Flatline is right though, I've heard that a lot of gangsters from UK moved there, down…

Comment by Wicky on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Corelone;14825414]Most boxing gyms are in such places. Boxing is a rough business and poverty is the great motivator.[/QUOTE] You've never been to Marbella have you? Muppet!

Comment by Sugarj on 08-04-2014

I'm gutted for Jamie. Fingers crossed there won't be any long term mobility issues.

Comment by calamaro on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Corelone;14825414]Most boxing gyms are in such places. Boxing is a rough business and poverty is the great motivator.[/QUOTE] Yeah, Marbella, such a ghetto. [IMG]http://www.fuertehoteles.com/content/imgsxml/en/galerias/texto/821/puntos-interes-hoteles-fuerte-marbella-02.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by [email protected] on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Corelone;14825414]Most boxing gyms are in such places. Boxing is a rough business and poverty is the great motivator.[/QUOTE] I'm sure Wilder hates the green place of Austria where Wlad has his training camp.

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