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Floyd Mayweather’s Boxing Prodigy Danny Gonzalez Has Died At The Age Of 22

Another young and upcoming star gone too soon. A 22-year-old boxing prodigy named Danny Gonzalez was shot and killed in Moreno Valley, California, just after 9 pm on Labor Day.

He died at the scene, while two minors that were with him suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds. They were taken to a local hospital.

Deputies secured the area as a crime scene and investigators from Moreno Valley Sheriff Station responded. The Central Homicide Unit also responded and assumed the investigation.

So yeah, the investigation is underway. No one knows what the motive was at this time, but hopefully more information is released.

Floyd Mayweather signed Gonzalez to Mayweather Promotions back in 2016 when Gonzalez was just 18-years-old.

There are certain times when you know you’ve just struck gold and this is one of them! Welcome 18-year old phenomenon Danny Gonzalez with an incredible amateur record of 96-13. This 9-time National Champion is a force to be reckoned with! Follow this future World Champion, approved by the undefeated champion himself. Daniel Gonzalez is Floyd Mayweather, approved!

Mayweather was still big on Gonzalez. He paid tribute to the late boxer on Instagram by posting a photo of himself and Gonzalez.

“R.I.P. champ. Gone but never forgotten,” he captioned the post.

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R.I.P champ gone but never forgotten.

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Sad stuff. These shootings have to stop. It ain’t worth it. For everyone involved. You know the shooters feel like sh*t. On the run. It’s just not worth it.

You got beef? Settle it with your hands. Of course, they would have gotten their a** kicked if they tried that with Gonzalez.


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