Promising super-middleweight Connor Law has passed away to the disbelief of the boxing community in the United Kingdom.
The Scot, who was 13-0 as a pro, was well-liked in British circles and was tipped for big things in his chosen profession.
On Monday, news of Law’s tragic death sent shockwaves through clubs up and down the country.
Just days prior, Law had thanked his friends for helping him through what he described as a ‘tough time’.
Very grateful to have the mates I have, going through a tough time and they’ve reached out to check for me! Can’t thank them enough👌🏽
— Connor Law (@ConnorLaw69) May 31, 2019
The sudden passing of Law has since been mourned by those who knew him well and beyond.
Glenrothes Boxing Club released a heartfelt statement on the southpaw, who last fought in May of 2018.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts Glenrothes Boxing Club mourns the passing of Connor Law. Connor was one of the most talented up and coming boxers with a bright future ahead of him.
“He was nothing short of a true gentleman both inside and outside of the ring. He was a pleasure to train and always made time to help others in the gym.
“Connor was a massive part of the G.B.C family and will be sorely missed.
“Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. Rest easy champ.”
Scotland’s current superstar and world champion Josh Taylor revealed his anguish at the loss of his ‘good friend’.
“Gutted to hear the terrible news about a good friend of mine & a great guy. Rest in peace brother.”
Lochend Boxing Club said: “We are utterly devastated to hear the sad news this evening.
“Connor Law a talented young gent who was respected by everyone inside and outside the ring. A pleasure to know.”
Tommy Philbin added: “Heartbroken to hear the news about one of life’s good real good guys.”
Right up to the weekend, Law had been using his social media accounts to post about the Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr. fight.