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Old School Wrestler Scott LeDoux Passes Away

Scott LeDouxOld school wrestler Scott LeDoux passed away today due to complications from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – he was sixty-two years old. LeDoux who was first a boxer and then a wrestler was best known for his work in the AWA. He started out as a referee and then became a babyface wrestler.

LeDoux’s boxing career spanned ten years, and he shared the ring with greats like George Foreman, Duane Bobick, Leon Spinks, Ken Norton,Ron Lyle, Mike Weaver, Greg Page, Frank Bruno, and Larry Holmes. He also had exhibitions with Muhammad Ali in the 70s.

LeDoux finished his career with a record of 33-13-4 with 22 KOs.

After retiring, he served as executive director of the Minnesota Combative Sports Commission and also dabbled in television commentary, working on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. At one point Mike Tyson hired him to spar with.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family.


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