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15/02/1978 Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali

Spinks, the 10–1 underdog, ended up winning two of the scorecards 145–140 and 144–141, while the third was 142–143 giving him a split decision win and making him the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion after only eight professional bouts, and the only man ever to take a title from Ali inside the ring.


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