A Fife boxing club has paid tribute after the tragic death of one of its star boxers.
Glenrothes Boxing Club said Connor Law “was one of the most talented up and coming boxers with a bright future ahead of him.”
The three-time national champion from Kelty was only 26.
He had recently tweeted thanks to friends who had helped him through “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
Glenrothes Boxing Club posted: “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.
“He 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.”
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National body Boxing Scotland has also paid tribute to the Fife fighter, saying: “Connor was a former Scottish Elite champion and represented Scotland at numerous international competitions including the prestigious Finnish Tammer tournament which he won in 2013.
“Our thoughts and sympathies go out to Connor’s family, friends and all those who worked with Connor at the Glenrothes Boxing Club. Gone but not forgotten. RIP Connor.”
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.
RIP Connor. #ItsOkNotToBeOk #DepressionIsReal pic.twitter.com/cFrDdSDqZF
— Lochend Boxing Club (@Lochend_ABC) June 3, 2019
Everyone at Kynoch Boxing is devastated to hear the news of talented Scottish boxer Connor Law passing away.
Connor was in our just just a few weeks ago and was always willing to travel to spar / help out boxers… https://t.co/GjJRdEXkAk
— Kynoch Boxing (@KynochBoxing) June 3, 2019
Absolutely gutted. Rip Connor Law. One of the most talented boxers around. Thoughts go out to his family, rest easy mate x pic.twitter.com/LDzfxA05pM
— Joe Ham (@joeham56) June 3, 2019
Dreadful awful heartbreaking news of a lovely boy and talented boxer my wee buddy Conor Law tragically taking his own life. ?????????
— Alex Arthur MBE (@AlexArthur1) June 3, 2019
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Such a sad phone received tonight from Billy to say that Connor Law has died, I know so many folk who were very tight with this lad, he was a decent lad. I had the pleasure of meeting him many times, @craigmorgannn and @jasoneaston17 always spoke very highly of him. May he rest in peace ? and condolences to all his family and friends
Absolutely gutted to hear the news of Connor law. True champion, will cherish the moment at kid ink with him and the boys.
— Kyle Jackson (@KyleJackson95_) June 3, 2019
Heartbroken to hear the news about one of life’s good real good guys. ?? RIP Connor Law ?❤️ pic.twitter.com/bWOpsYe8Gb
— Tommy Philbin (@TommyPhilbin1) June 3, 2019
— Haydo (@haydenbuchanan7) June 3, 2019
Terrible and heart breaking news just getting to us of the sudden death of talented boxer Connor Law, who has taken his own life.
Connor was 26 Years old and was unbeaten from 13 fights and from Kelty in Scotland.
Thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
— Boxing Tickets NI (@BoxingTicketsNI) June 3, 2019
RIP Connor Law. I witnessed him fight live & he was such a talented guy in the ring. Thought are with his friends and family ? ?
— Scott Walker (@SWalker87) June 3, 2019
— Boxing Scotland (@bringbackboxing) June 3, 2019