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Leon SPINKS

Heavyweight

Male
USA, Saint Louis, Missouri
Born: July 11, 1953, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Height: 6ft 1in, mt 1,85
Weight: 196-202-216-221 lbs

(brother of Michael; father of Cory and Darrell)

Leon Spinks was the second Olympic Gold Medallist at light-heavyweight
to win a professional heavyweight world title




Amateur Results

 
1975
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Mexico City, Mexico, Panamerican Games silver medal, 81 kg
+ Oct. 19Terrence Bristol Mexico City, Mexico WKO 2
+ Oct. 22Joao Batista Mexico City, Mexico WPTS
- Oct. 25 Orestes Pedroso (CUB)Mexico City, Mexico LPTS
 
1976
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Montreal, Canada, Olympic Games gold medal, 81 kg
+ July 22Abellatif Fatihi Montreal, Canada WKO 1
+ July 24Anatoliy Klimanov Montreal, Canada WPTS 5:0
+ July 26Ottomar Sachse Montreal, Canada WPTS 5:0
+ July 28 Janusz Gortat (POL)Montreal, Canada WPTS 5:0
+ July 30 Sixto Soria (CUB)Montreal, Canada WRSC 3

 

Professional record

 
1977
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 15 Bob SmithLas Vegas, USATKO 5
+ Mar. 5 Peter FreemanLiverpool, Great BritainKO 1
+ Mar. 20 Jerry McIntyreLouisville, USAKO 1
+ May 7 Pedro AgostoSaint Louis, USAKO 1
+ June 1 Bruce ScottMontreal, CanadaKO 3
= Oct. 22 Scott LeDouxLas Vegas, USADraw 10
+ Nov. 18 Alfio RighettiLas Vegas, USAW 10
 
1978
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 15 Muhammad AliLas Vegas, USAW 15
(Won World Heavyweight Title)
^ Apr. 25 Leroy DiggsSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic Exh 4
^ June 30 George MostardiniChicago, USA Exh 4
- Sept. 15 Muhammad AliNew Orleans, USAL 15
(Lost World Heavyweight Title)
 
1979
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- June 24 Gerrie CoetzeeMonte Carlo, MonacoTKO by 1
 
1980
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 12 Alfredo EvangelistaAtlantic City, USAKO 5
= Mar. 8 Eddie LopezLas Vegas, USADraw 10
+ May 3 Kevin IsaacRedwood City, USATKO 8
+ Oct. 2 Bernardo MercadoLas Vegas, USATKO 9
 
1981
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- June 12 Larry HolmesDetroit, USATKO by 3
(For WBC Heavyweight Title)
 
1982
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 24 Ivy BrownAtlantic City, USAW 10
+ Oct. 31 Jesse BurnettMcAfee, USAW 12
(Won vacant NABF Cruiserweight Title)
 
1983
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 6 Carlos De LeonAtlantic City, USATKO by 6
 
 
1984
Inactive
 
1985
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 21 Lupe GuerraDetroit, USATKO 4
+ Apr. 9 Rick KellarHonolulu, USATKO 3
+ May 9 Tom FischerDetroit, USAW 10
+ June 29 Tommy Franco ThomasSanta Rosa, USAW 10
+ Dec. 13 Kip KaneNew York, USATKO 8
(Won vacant WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title)
 
1986
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 22 Dwight Muhammad QawiReno, USATKO by 6
(For WBA Cruiserweight Title)
- Aug. 2 Rocky SekorskiDetroit Lakes, USATKO by 6
 
1987
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Jan. 17 Jose RibaltaCoconut Grove, USATKO by 1
+ Apr. 28 Jeff JordanNagoya, JapanW 12
(Retained WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title)
- May 22 Angelo MusoneJesi, ItalyTKO by 7
= Aug. 29 Jim AshardEugene, USADraw 10
- Oct. 20 Terry MimsCleveland, USAL 10
- Dec. 20 Ladislao MijangosSan Antonio, USAL 10
 
1988
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 18 Randall CobbNashville, USAL 10
- May 30 Tony MorrisonTrumbull, USATKO by 1
 
 
1989-1990
Inactive
 
1991
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Nov. 15 Lupe GuerraGary, USAKO 3
 
1992
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 28 Andre CrowderCountryside, USAW 10
+ Mar. 20 Rick MyersSaint Louis, USAW 10
+ June 17 Rocky BentleyAtlanta, USAW 10
+ July 24 Jack JacksonCountryside, USAKO 3
- Sept. 26 Kevin P PorterLansing, USAL 10
+ Dec. 11 Kevin PoindexterCountryside, USAKO 1
 
1993
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Feb. 27 James WilderDavenport, USAL 10
 
1994
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 22 Eddie CurryRaleigh, USAWDQ 9
- Oct. 1 Shane SutcliffeNanaimo, CanadaL 8
- Oct. 22 John CarloWashington, USAKO by 1
 
1995
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 19 Ray KippingSaint Louis, USAW 8
- Dec. 4 Fred HoupeSaint Louis, USAL 8

 

Summary

Total bouts: 46, Won: 26 (14 inside the limit), Lost: 17 (9 inside the limit), Draw: 3, NC: 0, ND: 0