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Muhammad Ali Beats Spinks This Day in Boxing September 15, 1978

This Day in Boxing September 15, 1978 Ali Beats Spinks

Muhammad Ali regains the heavyweight crown

 

 

 

Muhammad Ali 221

Leon Spinks 201

Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA W UD 15/15

referee: Lucien Joubert 10-4   judges: Ernie Cojoe 10-4, Herman Preis 11-4

WBA World heavyweight title

Attendance: 63,350.

On September 6, 1979 Ali announced his retirement, and the WBA title was declared vacant.

 

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