The World Boxing Association (WBA) mourns the recently confirmed news about Ron Ross, Boxing Writers Association of America (WBAA) member, who lost the battle against COVID 19, after being in a hospital in Florida for several days.
Ross was a recognized author, manager, trainer, and former boxer. A man who had a life completely linked to boxing from many angles. He said good-bye at the age of 87 years.
The New York native wrote many articles of great value related to boxing, and also some important books that are a legacy from a great mind who offered his knowledge to the world.
The WBA grieves his death, and sends prayers for his wife’s health, who is currently in the same hospital, also affected by the virus.