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WATCH: Greatest knockouts of boxing great Muhammad Ali's career

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, died Friday at age 74. His boxing career was full of historic fights that provided sports fans of all ages with incredible excitement. Ali also took on the best competition, including Larry Holmes, Leon Spinks, Joe Frazier, Sonny Liston and more. Check out the 10 greatest knockouts from his legendary career in the video below.
Via NESN.com
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Unbeaten lightweight Chuy Gutierrez excited for chance against Leon Spinks III

Rising lightweight Chuy “El Huracan” Gutierrez (14-0-1, 4 KOs) and his March 12th opponent, Leon “The Third Generation” Spinks III (11-3-1, 7 KOs), are both looking to make their own mark in their 8-round “Knockout Night at the D” co-feature. Gutierrez is seeking to expand his marquee on a national level, while Spinks attempts to shine on his own terms despite his spotlight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.   Leon Spinks III lost to Rashad Ganaway [UD] DeMarcus Corley lost to Manuel Perez [RTD TKO] Rod Salka defeated Noel Echevarria [R6 TKO] Enriko Kehl defeated Mohammed Diaby [Extra Round Decision...
Via Undercard Superstar
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: Spinks fighting a different battle

LAS VEGAS (AP) Mr. T was his bodyguard, which right away tells you something about Leon Spinks and his brief yet wildly entertaining stint as the heavyweight champion of the world. Someone had to keep watch over Leon and his full length fur coat. Someone had to know where his false front teeth were, and Mr. T and his gold chains had yet to make it big in television. Ah, yes, the...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former boxing heavyweight champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

LAS VEGAS -- Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems. The 61-year-old boxer who catapulted to fame by beating Muhammad Ali in 1978 had the second surgery in recent days after complications from the first emergency surgery. His wife updated The Associated Press on her husband's condition, saying ''it's going...
Via Associated Press
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Former champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

LAS VEGAS (AP) Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems. The 61-year-old boxer who catapulted to fame by beating Muhammad Ali in 1978 had the second surgery in recent days after complications from the first emergency surgery. His wife updated The Associated Press on her husband's condition, saying ''it's going...
Via Associated Press
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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