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Leon Spinks Net Worth

Leon Spinks Net Worth is
$20,000

Leon Spinks Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

In just his eighth professional fight, Spinks won the undisputed world heavyweight title when he beat Muhammad Ali on February 15, 1978, in what was considered one among the greatest upsets in boxing history. Nevertheless, he was stripped of the WBC title for fighting Ali in an accepted rematch seven months afterwards, which he lost by a 15-round unanimous decision. Besides being heavyweight champ and his characteristic gap toothed smile (due to losing two and after all four of his front teeth), Spinks attained notoriety for the catastrophe which befell his career following the loss to Ali.

Before turning professional, Spinks won a bronze medal in the initiative 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Havana. Leon got the better of Cuban great Sixto Soria in an amusing slugfest where Spinks was rocked repeatedly by the a lot more refined combatant but landed a crushing overhand right that put Soria face back on the canvas. His Olympic teammates contained Sugar Ray Leonard, Leo Randolph and Howard Davis Jr. Leon additionally served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps.

Leon Spinks Net Worth $20 Thousand Dollars

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Full NameLeon Spinks
Net Worth$20,000
Date Of BirthJuly 11, 1953
Place Of BirthSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height6' 1" (1.85 m)
Weight100 kg
ProfessionBoxer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseBrenda Spinks (m. 2011), Betty Spinks (m. 1988–2004), Nova Spinks
ChildrenCory Spinks
ParentsKay Francis Spinks, Leon Spinks Sr.
SiblingsMichael Spinks
AwardsWorld Heavyweight Championship (1978), The Ring/WBA/WBC Heavyweight titles (1978), NABF Cruiserweight title (1982),World Amateur Boxing Championships (bronze-1974), Olympic Games (gold-1976), Light heavyweight (1974, 1975, 1976)
MoviesThe Prize Fighter, Tao of the Golden Mask, “Facing Ali”
Star SignCancer
#Quote
1I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
#Fact
1Living in Columbus, Nebraska (pop. 20,971), keeps a low profile doing volunteer work in an after-school program and helping out at the local YMCA on weekends. [April 2005]
2Son Cory won the IBF Junior Middleweight Title on 24 April 2009. He won the IBF Welterweight Title in 2002 and 2003, the WBC Welterweight Title and the WBA Welterweight Title in 2003, and the IBF Light Middleweight Title in 2006.
3Pro Boxing Record 26 Wins - 17 Defeats - 3 Draws - 14 KOs
4Two time WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion: 13 December 1985 - Beating Kip Kane by TKO round 8 28 April 1987 - Beating Jeff Jordan by Split Decision
531 October 1982 - Won the NABF Cruiserweight Title beating Jesse Burnett by split decision.
615 February 1978 - Won the WBA and WBC Heavyweight Title beating Muhammad Ali by split decision in only his 8th pro fight.
7He and his younger brother Michael Spinks were Olympic boxing champions.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Risen2010Bouncer 2
The Prize Fighter2003VideoLattrell

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHimself
Ali: Still the Greatest2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Facing Ali2009DocumentaryHimself
Tao of the Golden Mask2007DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself
UFC VI: Clash of the Titans1995TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Boxer

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2012TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302009TV Series documentaryHimself
Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing2000TV Movie documentaryHimself

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