Former boxing champion shot to death in Atlanta street robbery

Tragic news broke this morning that former cruiserweight boxing champion O’Neil Bell was shot to death in Atlanta by robbers.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution broke the story, which revealed that police currently believe 4 men were involved in the robbery and subsequent shooting.

In addition, police are searching for a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser which was stolen on Tuesday. The vehicle has a Georgia license plate that reads “TJC685“.

Bell compiled a 27-4 record over the course of his 13 year pro boxing career, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF boxing championships along the way, making him one of only 2 ‘undisputed’ cruiserweight champions in boxing history.