Lorenzo Scott

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Lorenzo Scott served as a member of the United States 82nd Airborne Special Forces in Vietnam, honorably discharged in 1967. Shortly there after he began his amateur boxing career. He is also a trainer and referee in martial art contests and a martial arts blackbelt.

Amateur Accomplishments

Five time Canton Golden Gloves Champion
Three time runner-up at the Cleveland Golden Gloves


Scott trained area standouts Al Carter, Gary Coates, Govoner Chavers, Roy Caldwell, and Dezi Ford at the now defunct Johnson Athletic Club, run by Clarence Johnson, in Alliance, Ohio. He currently trains IBA Women's World Heavyweight Champion Vonda Ward at the Rubber City Boxing Club in Akron, Ohio.

Halls of Fame

Scott was inducted into the Canton (Ohio) Negro Oldtimers Athletic Association Hall of Fame on May 28, 2005. Inducted into the Ohio State Former Boxers and Associates Hall of Fame June 5, 2005.