Boxing community reacts to tragic death of Pernell Whitaker

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Upon hearing the tragic news that Pernell Whitaker died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Virginia Beach on Sunday, members of the boxing community paid tribute to the legend known as "Sweet Pea."

Here are some of their reactions:

Oscar De La Hoya

Mike Tyson

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Magic Johnson

Terence Crawford

Gervonta Davis

Evander Holyfield

Teofimo Lopez

Claressa Shields

Eddie Hearn

Lou DiBella

Max Kellerman

Andreas Hale

Mauricio Sulaiman

Ashley Theophane

Sergio Mora

Frank Warren

Van Lathan

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