Edwin Valero cause of death

Edwin Valero's Death

Born (Birthday) December 3, 1981

Death Date April 19, 2010

Age of Death 28 years

Cause of Death Suicide

Profession Boxer

The boxer Edwin Valero died at the age of 28. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dominant lightweight and super featherweight fighter who committed suicide after admitting to murdering his wife.

He began boxing when he was 12-years old, and within a few years he was the back-to-back-to-back Venezuelan Amateur Champion.

In his short but dynamic career he went undefeated, winning all 27 matches by way of knockout, and claiming the WBA World Super Featherweight title.

Personal Life

He was married to Carolina Valero until her murder, which he admitted to jail guards he had done.

His last professional fight came while defending his WBC Lightweight title against Antonio DeMarco.

How did Edwin Valero die?

A southpaw known for his highly aggressive fighting style and exceptional punching power, Valero remains the only champion in WBC history to win every fight in his career by knockout. In 2010, Valero died by suicide in jail after being arrested on suspicion of killing his wife.