Travel Mozion was one of the top and rising stars in the boxing world when he was tragically killed in a car accident on Wednesday night. Peak Credit: @ Black_Masic92 / Instagram
Boxer Travel Mason died in a multi-vehicle car crash in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday (July 15) evening. He was just one week younger than his 25th birthday.
Social media has since paid tribute to comrades, boxing sites and close friends who know him.
Mazen Jr. is a rising star in the middleweight class and is currently unbeaten with a record of 17-0. His last fight was in January at the Alamodom in San Antonio, Texas.
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That night he snatched a great nose in 58 seconds against Fernando Castenida to claim the ফ 154 title for the NABF.
Travel Majion died in multiple vehicle accidents
The circumstances surrounding his death are still unclear; However, the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services social media account tweeted about a multi-car incident late at night.
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They described situations where several people needed to be removed from their vehicles. They later announced that one person had died at the scene and two others had been admitted to hospital.
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Tributes to travel majions have spread on Twitter
Fighter Virgil Ortiz Jr. tweeted a photo of himself with Majan.
“I can’t believe it,” he wrote. “For those who didn’t know him or never met him, he was a very talented boxer and a great man I knew. Always enjoyed watching him fight. I love you brother, keep an eye on us. ”
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Fellow Austin fighter Joseph Suniga took to Facebook to post his condolences on the news.
He wrote: “I was shocked to hear what had happened. I want to let you know that you impressed us with your kindness and positive motivation. “
Suniga added that her friends would make sure she was remembered: “You will be missed and remembered as one of Austin’s great champions. We will make sure that you also remember. R.I.P. Chew. Pray for you and your family, Champ. “
Oakland Rider defensive back Antoine Davis also tweeted his condolences via a simple message. “Rest Champ, Travel Majan!” He wrote.
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Supreme Boxing wrote on Facebook that they were, “Sad to hear the news of a car accident at Travel Mason in a great accident. Our condolences to Travel’s family and friends. RIP Champ.”
Mozion posted a video of anti-war sports journalist Chris Falconer winning the NABF title in January.
I hear Travel “Black Magic” Majion died in a car accident at the age of 24 Here he is earning the NABF title in January. #Boxing #ripp pic.twitter.com/IGjS9bKB7U
– Chris Faulkner (@Khristofalk) July 16, 2020
Majion made his professional debut in April 2013 during a first-round technical knockout against Ricky Young at the Frank Irwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Another boxer from Texas, welterweight champion Earl Spence Jr., was seriously injured in a car crash in Dallas, Texas last October. He survived the incident.
Earlier, in February last year, welterweight boxer Javier ‘Pelos’ Garcia died at the age of 30.