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Leon Spinks

Leon SpinksAKA Leon Spinks, Jr.

Born: 11-Jul-1953
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 5-Feb-2021
Location of death: Henderson, NV
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Boxing

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympic boxing champion

Military service: USMC

Brother: Michael Spinks (boxer, b. 1956)
Wife: (div.)

    Young Men's Christian Association
    World Heavyweight Champion 15-Feb-1978 to 18-Mar-1978 (Universal)
    World Heavyweight Champion 18-Mar-1978 to 15-Sep-1978 (WBA only)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1976 (Light Heavyweight Boxing)
    Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999
    Bankruptcy Mar-1986
    Driving without a License

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