In 2020, Canelo Alvarez vs. Isiah Jones, who appeared on the Callum Smith undercard, was shot and killed in Detroit this week. He was 28 years old.
NYFights Timothy Lyman, 30, is accused of killing Jones, according to Jones’ brother, Timothy Lyman. The news outlet further stated that the incident was the result of a dispute over $50.
Sources said. NYFights that a fight broke out between Jones and Lyman at Lyman’s home and that Lyman grabbed a gun and fatally shot Jones. Lyman’s girlfriend said Jones had a knife during that confrontation and shot Lyman in self-defense.
Police were unable to find a knife at the scene. After this, Liman’s girlfriend changed her story.
Lyman turned himself into police on Wednesday. He was charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm.
Jones had a pro record of 9-7 3 KOs. He was the 2016 Golden Gloves champion, trained by Greg Coverson (a former opponent of Hector Camacho).
They have a Jones family. He started a gofundme campaign To raise money to cover funeral expenses. At the time of this writing, the campaign has raised $1,220 of its $10,000 goal. The campaign manager said any money left over from the funeral would go to Jones’ two children.