Leon is famously known for being a part of the Norwich City side that won promotion to the Premier League in 2005. He scored 115 goals in 393 games but injuries at regular intervals destroyed his football career. His personal life didn’t go well too which forced him to try committing suicide at the age of 31. Fortunately, his father was able to save him and urged him to be besides him in the boxing gym he ran. He was able to encourage Leon to enter into the field of boxing. Leon won 8 out of his first 9 fights, winning an International Masters belt.