Eddie Melo had a glorious career in boxing when he was alive but some bad influence got him into the world of crimes. He as well as his close friend Joao (Johnny) Pavao was shot dead outside Amici Sports Cafe in Cliffway Plaza, on April 6, 2001.
Eddie Melo: Wikipedia, Bio, Daughter, Boxing Record
He has been considered to be one of the best boxers of his time as his performance in the boxing ring where unparallel to other athletes.
He began his professional boxing career when he was just 18 years old but was unable to attain victory on his debut performance. This led him to work hard and hone his skills to such a level that he got to register a maximum number of wins on his boxing record.
Eddie Melo breathe his last breath around 20 years ago but he would be around 60 years old if he was alive and he was around 6 feet tall in height.
He was born Eduardo Manuel de Melo on the 31st of June, 1960 in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, and he possesses Portuguese decency.
But some years later his parents brought him to Canada and began their life there and he eventually became a Canadian citizen. Apparently, he grew up in West Toronto, and building his passion towards it, he became a professional boxer with the nickname of hurricane.
Melo is 36 and a father of two now. Her 2-year-old and 5-year-old children never met their grandfather, and yet the murder still haunts them all.
“There are nights that my babies cry for a man that they never met,” she said. “My aunts and uncles have never been the same since their big brother’s murder.”
From the wiki, we discovered that the perished competitor had kept a record of 39 successes 5 misfortunes and 3 draws.
As per BoxRec, Eddie had made his presentation in the boxing field on the seventh of March 1978.