Name: ALI, MUHAMMAD-LEON SPINKS I OFFICIAL'S PIN (1978)
History: On February 15, 1978 Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali defended his title against upstart Leon Spinks at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada. Spinks had won a gold medal in the Light Heavyweight division in the 1976 Olympics, but this was only his eighth professional fight. Despite his obvious inexperience Spinks gamely outfought an aging and out of shape Ali and won the title by 15 round decision. Offered here is an original, official's pin from this event.
Full description: This official's pin pictures Ali and lists the venue. It is numbered (587) at the bottom. Has the clip attached to the reverse. Bold color and image. No pitting or rusting. 3 inches in diameter.
Size: 3 inch diameter
Categories: Pins & Buttons & Coins & Stamps - Ali, Muhammad/Cassius Clay - Spinks, Leon
Condition: near mint
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