Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head - Los Angeles Times - 47 boxer dead gay
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Emile Alphonse Griffith (February 3, – July 23, ) was a professional boxer from the Griffith had been incensed by an anti-gay slur directed at him by Paret during the weigh-in. He was carried from the ring on a stretcher and died ten days later in hospital without regaining .. 55, Win, 47–7 (1), United Kingdom. Mark Leduc (May 4, – July 22, ) was a boxer from Canada, who won a silver medal In , Leduc officially came out as gay in the TV documentary For the Love of the Game, one Spa and doctors suggested that his death may have resulted from heat stroke. "Mark Leduc, Gay athlete, Olympic medallist".