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Published August 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

Scott LeDoux

This Nov. 23, 1979 file photo shows heavyweight boxer Scott LeDoux posing with the championship belt. His longtime friend and attorney Bob Dolan told The Associated Press Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, that LeDoux died Thursday at his Coon Rapids home after a nearly three-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 62. LeDoux was nicknamed the "Fighting Frenchman" and faced some of boxing greats during his 10-years professional career, stepping into the ring with Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and Leon Spinks. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Darlene Pfister)
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