USA Boxing Remembers 1984 Olympic Champion Pernell Whitaker

July 15, 2019, 12:27 p.m. (ET)

USA Boxing lost a special member of its Olympic family with 1984 Olympian Pernell Whitaker having passed away last night. As the lightweight representative on the 1984 Olympic Team, Whitaker won gold in those Games, as well as won gold at the 1983 Pan American Games. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this time.