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Willie Classen Fights Wilfred Scypion

Willie Classen Fights Wilfred Scypion

Middleweight Willie Classen (L) puts up a block against a left from Wilfred Scypion (R) during their bout at Madison Square Garden 11/23. Classen died late 11/28 after undergoing brain surgery. The State Athletic Commission suspended boxing in New York State, acting two weeks after Classen's death. Commission chairman Jack Prenderville said 12/13 boxing would be suspended pending implementation of new procedures to safeguard boxers.
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December 13, 1979
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