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Family, friends say goodbye to Gatti

Updated: July 19, 2009, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Arturo Gatti's closed coffin rested Sunday under one of his championship belts, a pair of white boxing gloves and a massive wreath spelling out his nickname -- 'Thunder' -- in red flowers.

Every wall in the funeral home was covered in elaborate flower arrangements. Bouquets surrounded a photograph of the former welterweight champion, flashing a winning smile.

A day after a Brazilian newspaper reported that an autopsy left the cause of Gatti's death inconclusive, leaving ...

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