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Leon Spinks Net Worth

Leon Spinks Net Worth is
$20,000

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Leon Spinks Net Worth $20 Thousand

Retired professional boxer Leon Spinks comes with an estimated net worth of $20 thousand. Throughout his whole career as an expert fighter, Spinks earned an overall record of 26 wins, three draws, and 17 losses. Fourteen of his triumphs were won via knockouts. In February 1978, he defeated Muhammad Ali which won him the undisputed world heavy weight title. Exactly the same occasion won him the WBC, WBA and also The Ring Heavyweight titles. The fight was considered as among boxing history’s largest upsets. Nevertheless, seven months after, Ali took back the title when Spinks lost in a 15-round fight via unanimous decision. Until Mike Tyson’s coming, he was considered as the “last undisputed heavyweight champ”. Leon Spinks was born on July 11, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.



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”
#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

Known for movies

Source
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