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Wilford Scypion passes at 55

Middleweight contender of the 1980s Wilford Scypion has sadly passed away at the age of 55 due to complications of pneumonia at a hospital in Port Arthur, Texas. He has a professional record of 32-9 with 24 KOs and challenged Marvin Hagler for the middleweight world title in May 1983, losing by KO in round four. His biggest win was a twelve round unanimous decision over Frank “The Animal” Fletcher for the USBA belt in February 1983. His final fight was in March 1991.











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