Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks I: Date, Odds, Stats, Prediction

In an undisputed world title fight, Muhammad Ali (The Greatest) defends his heavyweight WBA, WBC, and The Ring belts against Leon Spinks (Neon). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

36
Oct 29, 1960
55-2
498
64.9%
191 cm
198 cm
7 cm
Orthodox
Muhammad Ali
139 days
14
Age
Debut
Record
Rounds
KOpct
Height
Reach
apeIndex
Stance
Lay Off
winStreak
24
Jan 15, 1977
6-0-1
31
71.4%
185 cm
193 cm
8 cm
Orthodox
Muhammad Ali
89 days
1
WBAWBCTheRing
HV
w2
d12
HV
w2
d19
HV
w2
d19
heavyweight
Wednesday, 15 Feb 1978
Las Vegas Hilton, Winchester, Nevada, U.S.
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Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks I, Feb 15, 1978

Ali vs. Spinks Date

This is the first fight between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks. Ali was 36 years old with a record of 55 wins and 2 losses. Spinks was 24 years and 7 months old with a record of 6 wins, 0 loss, and 1 draw.

This heavyweight world title fight between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks took place on at Las Vegas Hilton, Winchester, Nevada, U.S..

Ali was coming off a 15 round UD win against Earnie Shavers on 29 September, 1977. On the day of this fight, he was 36 years old with a record of 55-2 (37 KO).

Spinks was coming off a 10 round UD win against Alfio Righetti on 18 November, 1977. He was 24 years and 7 months old with a record of 6-0-1 (5 KO) on the day of the fight.

Ali vs. Spinks Stats

Ali vs. Spinks Odds

The winning odds is 72-28 in favor of Muhammad Ali. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.

There is almost no chance of Leon Spinks winning this fight. Muhammad Ali should win easily.

Ali vs. Spinks Result

Leon Spinks deafeated Muhammad Ali via 15 round SD to win the WBA, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight titles. Ali's 14 fight win streak comes to an end, and Spinks advances his win streak to 2. Spinks is now 7-0-1, and Ali 55-3.

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