Former European light-middleweight champion Jamie Moore was shot in the early hours of Sunday morning whilst out and about in Marbella. Reports indicate that he was shot at least twice causing injuries to both legs.
The boxer working as a trainer at a gym in Marbella owned by one of his students, was admitted to hospital has since been discharged.
Moore had enjoyed a long career being a two-time British light-middleweight champion and Commonwealth champion.
Condolences and well wishes have been sent to Moore since news broke of the shooting including from personal friend and fellow boxer, Ricky Hatton, wishing him a speedy recovery.
During his career Moore recorded 32 wins in 37 fights with 23 won through ‘knockout’ with possibly his best fight coming in an epic against Macklin in 2006. Moore retired from the sport in 2010 following independent medical advice saying that it would be a significant risk to continue.
Spanish police are investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made.