Michael has 1 job listed on their profile. All The Best, It was only the eighth bout as a professional for Spinks. La Salle De Musique In English, 1998 Yankees Pitching, Former heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks, best known for a memorable upset victory over Muhammad Ali, is battling for his life in a Las Vegas hospital, his wife posted to social media.
It isn’t known what ailment is bothering the 66-year-old Spinks but his wife, Brenda Glur Spinks, wrote a Facebook post asking for prayers. His brother, Michael Spinks, beat Larry Holmes in 1985. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Michael Spinks, better known by his stage name Jinx, was born on the 13th July 1956 in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. Boxing legend Leon Spinks -- who famously beat Muhammad Ali in 1978 -- is fighting for his life in a Vegas hospital. Spinks also served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1973 to 1976. Michael Spinks (* 13. Toei Kyoto Studio Park Entrance Fee, He also endured abdominal problems in 2014 that led to multiple surgeries.Spinks recorded one of the biggest upsets in boxing history when he defeated the legendary Ali in a 15-round split decision in 1978. It’s been a tough year for us. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings. He and Michael Spinks became the first brothers to win Gold medals in the same sport at the same Olympics.His gap-toothed grin became world famous. Join the mailing list to receive daily email updates.