Luis Mario Cayetano Spota Saavedra Ruotti Castañares (13 July 1925, Mexico City — 20 January 1985) was a Mexican writer, journalist, boxing official and film director.
Although he never finished primary school, Spota became a highly successful author and journalist in his lifetime, appearing frequently on TV and radio. He was also a busy screenwriter for the Mexican film industry. He was a close friend of the Mexican president Miguel Aleman Valdes.
He was the first President of the World Boxing Council (WBC) (February 1963 - September 1968).
He died of pancreatic cancer in Mexico City.
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