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Boxing Legend Leon Spinks Hospitalized

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 14 Oct 2014

Boxing Legend 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 said.

"It's going to be a long road ahead, but he's strong and he's starting to recover," Brenda Spinks told The Associated Press.

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The Akbar One's Photo The Akbar One 14 Oct 2014

Didn't know Leon was a legend.
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AntonioMartin's Photo AntonioMartin 14 Oct 2014

View PostThe Akbar One, on 14 October 2014 - 02:06 AM, said:

Didn't know Leon was a legend.
He is, in the same sense that..oh let me think...Buster Douglas, or, in another sport, Bobby Thompson, is a "legend"..in that sense. I mean people remember him for beating Ali...
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