Junior welterweight Luis Qui-ones passed away on Thursday night. He was hospitalized following a knockout loss to Jose Muñoz in Barranquilla, Colombia. He was 25.
He was confirmed dead on social media by his brother, Leonardo Quinones, late Thursday evening. Leonardo Quinones wrote on Facebook: The late Luis Quinones wrote on Facebook: “I love you my brother, Luis Quinones, forever and ever in our hearts,” Salvador Rodriguez reported at ESPN.
Who happened to Luis Quinones?
After losing to Jose Munoz five days ago, junior welterweight Luis Quinones was hospitalized Thursday night in Barranquilla, Colombia. He was 25 years old.
Quinones died on Thursday at midnight after being declared brain-dead.
Dedicated, disciplined and exceptional, Luis Quinones showed the highest commitment to his sports throughout his life. His passion for boxing drove him to move from Barrancabermeja to Barranquilla to continue his career. However, the man he admired most was Julio Cesar Chavez.“
Luis Quinones Cause Of Death:
On Thursday, junior welterweight Luis Quinones passed away just five days after suffering a head injury in Colombia. He was only 25 years old.
Before his fight with Jose Munoz on September 24 at Coliseo Elias Chegwin, Quinones had an undefeated record (10-0). However, he was knocked out within minutes.
What was Luis Quinones’ record?
In April 2018, Quinones fought Osman Nunez in the world of professional boxing. Quinones is from Barranquilla, Colombia. Quinones won the match with a knockout, and he went on to win ten consecutive fights after that. His six victories were all knockouts.
REST ON CHAMP 💔🙏.
We are extremely sad to announce the passing of Colombian Junior Welterweight prospect Luis Quinones (10-1-0-6KOs) after spending 5 days in coma after suffering a Knockout lose during a fight.
— Fight Gist media (@FightingGist) October 1, 2022
The only loss of Quinones’ 10-year career came last Saturday when he lost to Jose Munoz. This year’s boxing season was his second appearance. The last time he fought was in May when he defeated Miguel Romero by knockout.