Sad news – James Scott died May 8 at the age of 71.
James Scott, while serving time in prison, was a light
heavyweight contender in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Scott was released
from prison in 2005 after serving a 28-year term. In 2012 he was inducted
in the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame. He suffered from dementia and at the end
of his life lived in a New Jersey nursing home.