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STATEMENT CONCERNING THE BOXING TRAGEDY AT HAMILTON ON SATURDAY EVENING

Sunday, 25 September 2016
Boxing New Zealand

"It is extremely devastating and sad to hear the news of Neville Knight's death whilst involved in a corporate bout hosted by Nabby's boxing gym on Saturday evening.

Our immediate thoughts are for Neville's family and friends in this time of tragedy.

The circumstances of this tragic event are not immediately clear, so we await the findings of an investigation before commenting further as anything else would be speculation."

Steve Mitchell
President, Boxing New Zealand

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IN MEMORY OF NEVILLE KNIGHT

NEVILLE KNIGHT

"Our immediate thoughts are for Neville's family and friends in this time of tragedy," -- Boxing NZ

Image courtesy REBEKAH PARSONS-KING/Fairfax NZ