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British boxing mourns as Dean Powell passes away

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Dean Powell, the boxing trainer, manager and most recently match maker for Frank Warren promotions has sadly passed away.

Frank Warren today posted the following statement's on twitter: "All of us are deeply saddened and shocked by the loss of our very close friend and colleague, Dean Powell."

"Dean was a valued and popular member of our team and within the sport of boxing"

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones for their tragic loss"

Powell learned the ins and outs of the Boxing industry at the Dudley Boxing club in the 1980's before becoming involved with Frank Warrens organisation.

He has worked alongside some of British Boxings biggest names including Lennox Lewis, Joe Calzaghe and Nigel Benn.

Calzaghe later tweeted his sorrow after learning that Powell has passed.

Powell will be greatly missed within the Boxing world and our thoughts too go out to his family and loved ones. Dean was only in his late 40's and there have been no reports of illness so his death comes as a shock to all of us.

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