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Boxing 12 Rnd USBA Heavyweight Championship With Scott LeDoux VS Greg Page With Don Dunphy & Davie Pearl

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Greg Page (October 25, 1958 – April 27, 2009) was a boxer from Louisville, Kentucky. He was the WBA Heavyweight Champion from December 1984 to April 1985, losing the title in his first defense. His professional record was 58-17-1 with 48 knockouts….while defeating Gerrie Coetzee, Jimmy Young, James “Quick” Tillis, Renaldo Snipes,Alfredo Evangelista, Scott LeDoux, James Broad, James “Bonecrusher” Smith, and Tim Witherspoon in an exceptionally long career….and was a regular sparring partner for Mike Tyson….famously knocking the champ down in a 1990 session

LeDoux began his professional boxing career in 1974. His first boxing match was a knockout victory over Arthur Pullens. LeDoux’s final bout in 1983 was a TKO loss to Frank Bruno. LeDoux retired with a record of 33-13-4 (22 knockouts).  LeDoux’s opponents included Ken Norton, Ron Lyle, Gerrie Coetzee, Leon Spinks, Greg Page, Frank Bruno, George Foreman, Mike Weaver, and Larry Holmes. In his match with Leon Spinks….LeDoux earned a ‘draw’….just months before Spinks defeated Ali. He also scored a KO over broadcaster Howard Cosell’s infamous toupee knocking it off in front of millions of ABC network viewers in a scuffle that followed a losing effort with Johnny Boudreaux. 

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