Rick Wilson a former Golden Glove and C.Y.O. Open division boxer from Chicago Illinois.
Wilson boxed an exhibition bout versus former World heavyweight champion Leon Spinks for charity, in Chicago on 8-29-2001.
Wilson started out his boxing career at the Hanover Park Gym in Illinois.
In Chicago Park shows and tournaments he would sometime train and represent the
Portage Park Gym, Chicago
Wilson won amateur boxing titles in 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1982. At the age of 55 in Kansas City Wilson won the 2010 Ringside Cruiserweight Championship in the Masters division. The Masters is set up by USA Boxing and allows sanctioned competition for amateurs 35 and older.