Golden Gloves Boxing Champion Isiah Jones Reportedly Shot And Killed By His Brother Following Argument

Isiah Jones' trainer Roshawn Jones, no relation, confirmed that the 2016 Golden Gloves champion had been shot in the head on Monday after an argument with his brother

Isaiah Jones
Courtesy of @Roshawn_Jones on Twitter

Isiah Jones, a 28-year-old boxer from Detroit, Michigan was reportedly shot and killed by his brother following an argument on Monday per Jones’ trainer Roshawn Jones.

Originally reported by The Ring, Jones’ trainer, who is not related, confirmed that the Golden Gloves champion was shot in the head after an argument with his brother. An official report from the Detroit Police Department reported that a 28-year-old man with the same name was fatally shot by a relative at 6:26 p.m. on Monday. No other information was provided at the time.

Isiah Jones’ final professional record is 9-7 including three wins via knockout. He had an impressive amateur record of 52-2. After winning the 2016 National Golden Gloves, Jones turned professional, winning his first eight bouts under the guidance of Roshawn Jones and Kenneth Ross. 

Isiah Jones Competed Inside ‘The Bubble’ at MGM Grand at the Height of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In order to bring boxing fans entertainment during the height of the pandemic in 20202, Top Rank established ‘The Bubble’ at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. A facility closed off to the media and the public, allowing fighters to compete against one another in the safest way possible. 

Isiah Jones appeared inside of Top Rank’s ‘The Bubble’ three times. He was also featured on the undercard of the  Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith bout in 2019. On that night, Jones lost to welterweight Austin Williams.

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