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Longtime UFC cutman Leon Tabbs passes away at 86

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 12:33 PM

Leon Tabbs, beloved cutman and a seminal figure in the history of the UFC from the early days to the modern era, passed away Friday at the age of 86.The original UFC cutman, Tabbs was a fighter’s first and last line of defense in the Octagon, whether wrapping their hands before a bout, or keeping them in a fight while treating their battle wounds between rounds. And though he was a familiar sight to fans for nearly two decades, there was more to him than what was seen on fight night. An amateur boxer, Tabbs saw his career interrupted by a stint in U.S. Navy during the Korean War. When he ... Read the Full Article Here

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