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LEON SPINKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Leon Spinks Hospitalized After Swallowing Chicken Bone

Leon Spinks is in a Nevada hospital following a bizarre chicken wing related injury. The former boxing legend has an affinity for chicken wings, which led to his nickname among friends as ‘the chicken wing king’. During a recent chicken wing meal Spinks accidentally swallowed a bone which got stuck in his intestine. Spinks  has already undergone two surgeries  and is scheduled...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 17, 2014  |  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 AP on Fox
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 '&...
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 '...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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