LEON! The [Toothless] Champion of the World!

February 15, 1978 – Leon Spinks stuns the world by defeating reining heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali in a 15 round decision.  This was only his eighth professional fight, but he went on to a long and interesting career.  He was known for his large entourage and his partying was the suff of legend.  Today he can be found working weekends in a YMCA in Columbus, Nebraska.

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