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Curtis Cokes Death | Passed Away | Obituary

Curtis Cokes Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Curtis Cokes.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

Former world welterweight champion Curtis Cokes 62-14-4 (30) has passed away in Dallas at the age of 82. Cokes held both the WBA and WBC titles & reigned from 1966 until 1969 and made five successful world title defenses. Cokes was inducted into the IBHOF in 2003.

All kinds of emotions, sadness, & anger this week! We cover it all this morning! Tragedy & disgust in Minnesota, we talk w/ Boxing Referee Laurence Cole at 830am to remember Curtis Cokes, talk w/ writer & author Jamie Aron about his new book “One tough Out” about Rod Carew at 910!

More details have not been released about this death, and actual death age and date are yet to confirmed by us. We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

Curtis Cokes Tributes

Curtis Cokes, who passed away on May 29, wore the world welterweight championship from 1966 to 1969, when world titles in boxing really were just that, world titles. He probably would have held it for considerably longer had he not had the bad luck to run into a Mr. Jose Napoles.

Curtis Cokes, Dallas’ first world champion and the undisputed soul of the city’s boxing scene for more than a half-century, died Friday of heart failure at 82.

Back in the day before titles were divided and sub-divided, Cokes held the world welterweight title from 1966-69.

RIP Dallas LEGEND Curtis Cokes who was a former WBA/WBC Welterweight Champion. After he retired he trained & impacted the lives of countless young men. Congrats on a fight well fought. Dallas will miss you!

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