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Eder Jofre Cause of Death: How Did Eder Jofre Die? Revealed

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Eder Jofre Death Cause: The information was confirmed to TV Globo by his family. Relatives said that Jofre had been hospitalized since March at a clinic in Embu das Artes, in Greater São Paulo, because of pneumonia. He died in the early hours of this Sunday (2) due to complications from the disease.

How Did Eder Jofre Die?

Former boxer and world boxing champion Éder Jofre died in the early hours of this Sunday (2) in Embu das Artes, in Greater São Paulo.

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The information was confirmed to TV Globo by his family. Relatives said that Jofre had been hospitalized since March in a clinic in the city because of pneumonia and that he died due to complications from the disease.

Until the last update of this report, the family members had not disclosed the location and time of Jofre’s wake.

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Jofre was considered the greatest Brazilian bantamweight boxer of all time. He was the world champion of the division between 1960 and 1965. In 1973, he won the world title as a featherweight, a division above the bantamweight.

The three-time featherweight and bantamweight world champion was the first Brazilian to hold a world-renowned boxing belt. Also known as the “Golden Rooster”, he was inducted in 2021 into the United States West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame.

Jofre was born on March 26, 1936. On March 4 of this year, he was admitted to a clinic in São Paulo due to pneumonia. Furthermore, the former boxer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Raised in a family of boxers, Jofre has lived with the sport since he was a child. Around the age of four, he entered a ring for the first time, to train with his uncle, Ricardo Zumbano.

And it was at São Paulo Futebol Clube that he began his boxing career, with his father, Kid Jofre, as his coach.

As a São Paulo athlete, he won the first São Paulo and Brazilian championships he disputed. Alongside another athlete from the tricolor, jumper Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, he went to represent Brazil at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.

Eder Jofre

Eder Jofre has an estimated of $1.5 million.

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