Episode 44: Boxing Behind Bars: The Story of James "Superman" Scott

We discuss one of the most bizarre nights in boxing history on today's episode of the Characters of Boxing (And Beyond) Podcast. In 1978 convicted felon and incarcerated inmate James "Superman" Scott fought Eddie Gregory at Rahway Prison in New Jersey.

This was a fully sanctioned bout held in a prison auditorium as Scott was a WBA ranked contender for the Light Heavyweight Championship. Scott was not allowed to leave the grounds making for one of the controversial and memorable nights in professional boxing's illustrious history.

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