Gold Medal – 1976 Olympics, Montreal, Canada
Spinks’ most famous two fights were back-to-back brawls with Muhammad Ali. In the first fight, he beat a 36-year-old Ali to win the heavyweight championship. Seven months later he lost to Ali and gave it right back. He was roughly a .500 fighter the rest of his career, but a win over Ali and an Olympic gold medal isn’t a bad list of accomplishments at the end of the day.
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