Former boxer, AWA wrestler passes away
Thursday, 11 August 2011 16:56
Scott LeDoux, a boxer in the 70s who turned to pro wrestling in the 80s, passed away today at the age of 62.
LeDoux, a well-known heavyweight who fought such foes as George Foreman, Ken Norton, Larry Holmes, Leon Spink and Mike Weaver, had been suffering from ALS for a number of years.
He started in the AWA as a special referee, which led to an in-ring feud with Larry Zbyszko during the dying days of the promotion, which played out on ESPN.
He later was the head of the Minnesota Combat Sports commission.
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