He was 89 years old.
The former coach of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and ex-a cut-man absolute world champion in a light heavyweight Michael Spinks, Jimmy Glenn died at the age of 89 from illness caused by infection of the coronavirus. Glenn was hospitalized in one of hospitals of new York in April, but to cope with the virus famous coach could not, reports the Chronicle.info with reference for Today.
Glenn, who in 2012 was inducted into the Hall of fame of Boxing in new York, he boxed at an Amateur level. In the 70-ies of XX century, he opened a gym in times square, which enjoyed great popularity. Hall Glenn is known for his bar Jimmy’s Corner, the guests who became a celebrity personality in the world of Boxing.
We also wrote that the coronavirus passed away, the referee who officiated the fight of Wladimir Klitschko, Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson. “You were and will always be in our memory, a legend. Thank you for participating in the Boxing community,” Klitschko wrote on his Twitter page.
By the way, the famous boxer Amir Khan ties the emergence of a coronavirus with the development of the Internet. Amir Khan does not believe that the deadly virus could come from China.