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Report: Philadelphia boxer Samuel Teah has passed away

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to a report, Philadelphia-based fighter Samuel “Tsunami” Teah has passsed away. He was 36.

An official cause of death has not been determined yet. However, according to a reporter, he was shot and killed.

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“Heard from multiple sources that boxer Samuel Teah (19-5-1, 8 KOs) of Philadelphia was shot and killed today,” New Jersey-based Ring Magazine reporter Ryan Songolia reported on X. “Teah, 36, was a solid fighter who holds a win over current WBC junior lightweight titleholder O’Shaquie Foster.”

We do not have additional information on the shooting at this time.

Teah lived in the Philadelphia area, according to BoxRec. His birth place was Monrovia, Liberia.

He was an orthodox fighter, who debuted in 2013. Teah was 19-5-1 in his career with five knockouts.

He was defeated in his last fight. Yeah was knocked out by Andrew Rodgers on May 27th, 2023, in Newton Township, Pennsylvania.

Teah also fought one other time this year. He won a unanimous decision bout against Enriko Gogokhia on March 4th at the Toyota Arena in Ontario, California.

“#SadNews today I lost a #Brother a #Fighter a #Friend a whatever you could think of this was a huge hurt piece #Gods timing is the best timing I don’t know why or where but I know God had another place for you and that’s the only thing that ease the pain #Angel #Tsunami #MyGuy #MyBrothwr #MyFriend #MyFighter,” his trainer boxingrell said in a Instagram post. “I know you watching over me now and will help direct my path thanks for being great while you was here #TRFBOXING #TEAMRICHANDFAMOUS💰🥊⭐️”

Teah defeated Sims by unanimous decision on November 16th, 2018. He also defeated Foster by unanimous decision on November 6th, 2015.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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