Stars and personalities remember boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker

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3 Apr 1995: Pernell Whitaker stands in the ring before a fight against Julio Cezar Vasquez. Whitaker won the fight. Mandatory Credit: Simon Bruty /Allsport

Big names in sports as well as local personalities honor the life of Norfolk native and boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker who died in an accident in Virginia Beach Sunday.

Click here to view a gallery of Whitaker during his boxing career.

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