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Neon and the Jinx

Photograph By Bettmann/Corbis

Brothers "Neon" Leon (left) and Michael Spinks (right) won Olympic gold in 1976, and both trained at Gleason's during their famed careers. Leon partied like a rock star but still fought well enough to take Ali's title in only his eighth pro fight. The younger Michael's right hand, aka the Spinks Jinx, brought him crowns at light heavyweight and heavyweight.