In this writer’s opinion the 1976 Olympic Boxing Team was the greatest that the USA produced at the Montreal, Canada Olympics. As professionals all turned professional but Charles Mooney, a career Army man.
“Big” John Tate, 34-3 (23), of Knoxville, TN, became the WBA Heavyweight champion.
“Neon” Leon Spinks, 26-17-3 (14), of St. Louis, MO, became the WBA/WBC Heavyweight champion.
Michael “Jinx” Spinks, 31-1 (21), of St. Louis, MO, became the WBA, WBC and IBF Light Heavyweight champion and the IBF Heavyweight champion.
Chuck “White Chocolate” Walker, 9-1-1 (3), of Mesa, AZ.
Clint “The Sheriff” Jackson, 25-7 (19), of Nashville, TN.
“Sugar” Ray Leonard, 36-3-1 (25), of Palmer Park, MD, became the WBC/WBA Welterweight champion, WBA Super Welterweight champion, WBC Middleweight champion, WBC Super Middleweight champion and the WBC Light Heavyweight champion.
Howard Davis, 36-6-1 (14), of Glen Cove, NY.
Davey Lee Armstrong, 24-3 (14), of Puyallup, WA,
Charles Mooney, never turned professional.
Leo Randolph, 17-2 (9), of Spanaway, WA, WBA Super Bantamweight champion
Louis Curtis, 15-6-1 (7), of Washington, D.C.