Statement on behalf of the family of James Oyebola, former British Heavyweight Champion

27.07.07 - Brain stem death was confirmed at 12.39 today. Jamesí family would like to thank and praise the valiant efforts of the Critical Care Unit at Charing Cross Hospital. The family would like to say thank you for the world wide support they have received but would like to ask that their privacy be respected in this very sad moment of time.

Big James was a fighter to the end and his legacy will live on in a charity foundation in his name to keep kids off the streets.

Further details of this charity will be released in the near future.


The staff of and extend their deepest sympathies to the family of James Oyebola.

Article posted on 27.07.2007

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