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From the Archive: Leon Spinks sensationally defeats Muhammad Ali, claims heavyweight title

07
Feb

From the Archive: Leon Spinks sensationally defeats Muhammad Ali, claims heavyweight title

Editor's note: This fight report originally appeared in the April 1978 issue of The Ring Magazine. By Shirley Norman Las Vegas, NEVADA...

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13
Feb

Muhammad Ali-Leon Spinks: The only time Ali lost his title in the ring

One of the biggest upsets in boxing history took place 40 years ago, when a 24-year-old novice managed to dethrone arguably the greatest heavyweight champion of all time.

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03
Jun

From the Archive: ‘I’ve solved the Spinks riddle’ says Ali

We travel back to 1978 and discover Muhammad Ali’s plans for training camp ahead of his second fight with Leon Spinks, which was dubbed “Battle of New Orleans”.

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