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1979 Heavyweight Champion Elimination Bout With Gerrie Coetzee VS Leon Spinks


HUMANS have the incredible ability to complicate so many things…..which is usually driven by money….and the world of professional boxing had become very convoluted and complicated with three major governing bodies….WBC, WBA and IBC…..so, in 1979 the powers that be of boxing came up with a solution to all the confusion….have a heavyweight elimination competition where the competitors were vying for the vacated title of one of these governing body….leading to a good fight between Gerrie Coetzee vs Leon Spinks.



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