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LINDECKER, Scott. (Dubuque, IA, Nov. 26, 1958-- ). Fighting as an amateur, Lindecker won an Iowa novice A.A.U. championship in 1978 and then fought in the first Toughman Contest held in Dubuque in 1982. He lost that match, but fought again and won the Davenport contest a short time later. He was well into his thirties in 1996 when he participated in bouts in Germany, Ireland, France and on an ESPN show in the United States.