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    Default Leon Spinks hospitalized in Las Vegas

    Leon Spinks, who along with his brother won an Olympic gold medal for the U.S. as part of the legendary U.S. Olympic boxing team and then defeated Muhammad Ali in just his eighth pro fight to become heavyweight champion, is hospitalized in Las Vegas and his wife took to social media to ask for prayers.

    Brenda Glur Spinks posted on Facebook that her husband has endured numerous medical issues and asked for fans to pray for him.

    Dear Friends:
    I know it's been awhile. However,
    you know how I Believe in the Power of Prayer 🙏. It's been a tough year for us. Leon has endured a lot of medical problems. I'm reaching out to ask you to kindly pray 🙏 for my Beautiful Husband ♥️ Leon. So that he may overcome the obstacles that have crossed his path. We Love You ❤️ All & Appreciate Your Support.#PraisingGOD#myheartLeon#TeamLeonSpinks#si emperfi#HwtBoxingChampionLegend

    ***PRAYING FOR YOU LEON***

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    Default Re: Leon Spinks hospitalized in Las Vegas

    Seeing different reports and all a bit vague but never good to hear underlying issue and pneumonia. Let's hope some of this is precautionary. He never had it handed to him and really has had a rough roller coaster in and out of the ring, wishing him nothing but a speedy recovery.

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    poor audio, but damn what a round, for the ages, let's all give it up for Leon and pray

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    Ex-boxing champ Leon Spinks - who famously upset Muhammad Ali in 1978 - is hospitalized in Las Vegas as the 66-year-old's family pleads for fans to 'pray that he weathers the storm'
    Boxing legend, Olympic gold medalist and former U.S. Marine Leon Spinks, 66, is fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital, his family revealed on social media
    Spinks's exact diagnosis hasn't been revealed, but his wife asked for prayers
    He has suffered through poor health recently. He was previously hospitalized in 2014 after chicken bones caused significant damage to his intestines
    A member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, Spinks is best remembered for upsetting Muhammad Ali in 1978 to win the heavyweight title

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatboxingfan View Post
    poor audio, but damn what a round, for the ages, let's all give it up for Leon and pray

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    Huh?

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