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Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

...know I'm doing all right and I've got to do things to help my brain now," Spinks said after the diagnosis.Michael Spinks upset Holmes for the heavyweight title in 1985 and fought Mike Tyson in a title showdown three years later. Tyson...

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Spinks blames loss on long layoff

ST. LOUIS --- Michael Spinks vividly remembers the only loss of...of the ring for about a year," Michael Spinks said after former three-time champion...he can't beat me on my night." Michael Spinks' style was more like his nephew's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/29/oth_192774.shtml
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Some weighty questions for new heavyweight champ

...for me to even talk about fighting anybody else," Jones said. "For all I know, I might retire." After joining Michael Spinks as the only light heavyweights to win the heavyweight title, Jones suddenly has a lot of options. His win Saturday...

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Holmes gets his due: Spot in hall

...only Joe Louis with 25. He was on the verge of matching Rocky Marciano's perfect 49-0 mark when he was upset by Michael Spinks for his first loss. "I think there were some people who shortchanged me ... not the fans," Holmes said by telephone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/12/oth_176413.shtml
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Bean prepares for Hollyfield bout

...have come against mediocre opponents. Bean's trainers, which include former heavyweight champions Joe Frazier and Michael Spinks, said he's improved since the Moorer bout and will be looking his best for Holyfield. "He's throwing more punches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/11/oth_238731.shtml
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'Bad boy' Tyson is thing of past

...skills.His career peaked with a string of knockouts in the late 1980s, including a 91-second one of a petrified Michael Spinks in Atlantic City. But Buster Douglas stopped him in one of the biggest upsets ever in 1990 and things pretty much...

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Tyson loss could mean end of career

...two with anyone who can punch back. He hasn't really beaten a top fighter since Razor Ruddock 13 years ago, or Michael Spinks two years before that. He's made tens of millions from memories, the kind fans can't bear to give up until the...

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Sports digest

...completes an NFL record 42 passes and throws for 447 yards and three touchdowns in a 37-27 loss to San Francisco. 1985 Michael Spinks wins a 15-round unanimous decision over Larry Holmes Las Vegas to win the world heavyweight title. 1985 Montana...

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Holyfield returns to ring for hometown fight against unheralded Bean

...fear here," said Bean, who had a large red turban on his head and former heavyweight champions Joe Frazier and Michael Spinks at his side. "I respect Mr. Holyfield for the champion he is and the things he's accomplished. But I'm here...

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Tyson applies for boxing license in New Jersey

...heavyweight championship in 1986, and made four title defenses in Atlantic City, against Tyrell Biggs, Larry Holmes, Michael Spinks and Carl Williams. In 1995, Tyson was to fight Buster Mathis Jr. in Atlantic City, but the bout was moved to Philadelphia...

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