- Boxing world thrown into morning as former Germany boxer Graciano 'Rocky' Rocchigiani in a car crash
- He won super-middleweight and light heavyweight titles during his active boxing days
- The 54-year-old was said to be on his way to his partner in Italy
Former boxing world champion Graciano 'Rocky' Rocchigiani has been reported dead on Tuesday, October 2.
The 54-year-old who won the super-middleweight and light heavyweight titles during his active boxing draws was said to have died in a car crash in Italy.
According to the Mirror the ex-German professional boxer was on his way to visit his girlfriend, whom he has two kids with.
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Meanwhile, Rocky as he was fondly called had 48 fight during his active boxing days and won 41 - with six ending in defeats.
He won 19 of those bouts by knockouts while just one of his professional fights ended in a draw.
The German turned professional boxer in 1983 and won his first major title after beating Vincent Boulware five years after.
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NAIJ.com previously reported that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) fraternity has been thrown into morning following the death of legendary wrestler, Jim Neidhart.
Jim, best known by his fans as "The Anvil" and the father of current WWE superstar Natalya was reported dead on Monday, August 13.
News on Jim's death was first announced by his former in-ring rival B. Brian Blair via Twitter and later confirmed by WWE.
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