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LEON SPINKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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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...
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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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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