In a July 1980 photo, heavyweight challenger Scott LeDoux, right, lands a punch

LeDoux's legacy is his charity work, friend says


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 1,000 people gathered at a Minneapolis church to say goodbye to a legendary Minnesota boxer.

Scott LeDoux (leh-DOO') was remembered for more than his bouts with 11 champions, including Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and Mike Tyson. At Mount Olivet Lutheran Church on Wednesday, LeDoux was also acknowledged as a tireless crusader for charity.

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