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Andreas Hugger Nielsen, 34, Found Dead in Gym

By Per Ake Persson

Retired Danish cruiserweight Anders Hugger Nielsen, 34, was found dead Sunday afternoon in the gym of the local boxing club in Odense, writes Ekstrabladet. The reason for his death is unknown and there are no comments from the police.

Hugger was many years a top class amateur and turned pro in 2006 and went 11-0 before he was forced to retire due to a serious eye injury and later became a coach and trained among others his wife Rie, who became national champ in 2014.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by miamike on 08-04-2015

I am not familiar with him but it is always sad when we lose a fighter. May he Rest In Peace!

Comment by Lomachenko on 08-04-2015

damn. RIP thats sad news!

Comment by BattlingNelson on 08-04-2015

This is so sad. My thoughts go out to his wife, children and parents. Hugger. May you rest in peace.

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