13 Jul 2009

Former world boxing champ's wife charged with his murder

6:46 pm on 13 July 2009

The Brazilian wife of former Canadian world boxing champion Arturo Gatti has been charged with his murder.

37 year old Gatti, was found dead at the weekend in a holiday flat the couple had rented in a Brazilian seaside resort.

Gatti was IBF super featherweight champion in 1995 and WBC super lightweight champion in 2004. He retired in 2007.