as declared in The boxer, from Maddiston, Falkirk, was a professional Muay Thai boxer and trained at a gym in Glasgow before moving to Thailand.
Jordan Coe, 20, from Falkirk – who was preparing for a professional fight – may have died from heatstroke, said his coachA Scottish boxer has died in Thailand of suspected heatstroke.
Craig Floan, Coe’s coach at Glasgow Thai Boxing Academy, said he was found dead on Sunday and that it is believed he died from heatstroke.
“We’ve set up a fundraiser for him and I’m now trying to help raise enough money to bring him home.”Coe trained at Carnage Muay Thai Gym in Grangemouth in east Stirlingshire, but moved to Ubon Ratchathani in southeastern Thailand to pursue his Muay Thai boxing career.
He had been scheduled to fight a Cambodian boxer in the Muang district on Sunday night and was expected to return to Scotland in the summer to fight at the Glasgow Thai Boxing Academy.
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Falkirk Muay Thai boxer dies in Thailand
Jordan Coe, 20, from Falkirk a Thai boxer who has died suddenly in Thailand.
Coe moved to Thailand to compete three years ago but previously trained at the Carnage Muay Thai Gym in Grangemouth.
Picture: ContributedThe former Braes High School pupil went jogging on saturday wearing what Thai media described as a “thick outfit” and failed to return.
Tributes have poured for a Muay Thai boxer who has died.
He also took the junior class at the gym, coaching kids from all over Falkirk district, and trained three British champions in the process.
As it stated in Mr Coe, who was from Maddiston in Falkirk, was a professional Muay Thai boxer and used to train at a gym in Glasgow.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said assistance is being provided to Mr Coe’s family.
A Scottish boxer has died in Thailand of suspected heatstroke.
Jordan Coe, who was 20 years old, was wearing a heavy tracksuit when his body was discovered.
More than £15,000 has been raised for Mr Coe’s family so far – and the boxer has been described as “the most loveable, likeable, caring, enthusiastic young man you will ever have come across”.
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