Buddy Scott

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Name: Buddy Scott
Birth Name: Russell Haskell Scott
Hometown: Electra, Texas, USA
Birthplace: Electra, Texas, USA
Died: 1980-01-20 (Age:62)
Height: 180cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record


Buddy Scott was the younger brother of lightweight Howard Scott and Tommy Scott. Although he fought many bouts in Florida for a few years (which state was sometimes reported as being his boxing headquarters), Oklahoma, and Washington D.C., his home-base was always Texas. During his boxing career, Scott fought from flyweight (as an amateur), then from middleweight to heavyweight as a pro, but was primarily known as a heavyweight boxer. Later, Scott trained Tommy Bain.

Buddy Scott succumbed to leukemia.