© 2020 – 2021 AEA3 WEB
Image default

Leon Spinks, former world heavyweight champion who upset Ali, dies aged 67

  • Former Olympic and heavyweight champion dies aged 67
  • Spinks upset Ali for title in only eighth professional fight

Leon Spinks, who won Olympic gold and then shocked the boxing world by beating Muhammad Ali to win the heavyweight title in only his eighth pro fight, has died. He was 67.

Spinks, who lived his later years in Las Vegas, died Friday night, according to a release from a public relations firm. He had been battling prostate and other cancers.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Thursday briefing: Sunday deadline for Brexit’s deal or no deal


Arlene Foster urges Boris Johnson to replace NI protocol


Trump tests positive for Covid: what we know and don’t know


Your ads here. Click here