Leon Spinks

Former World Boxing Association heavyweight champion of the World Leon Spinks (L) and his son Cory Spinks, former IBF Light middleweight champion, and a former Undisputed Welterweight Champion, pose for a photograph at the Ultimate Guys Weekend at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on August 12, 2012.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Retired Boxer Leon Spinks Fighting New Battle

St. Louis native recovering in Las Vegas from abdominal surgery

10/14/2014

In this 1988 title fight Butch Lewis promoted for Michael Spinks, Mike Tyson lands a punch on Spinks. (Getty/Simon Bruty file)

Man Who Promoted Spinks Bouts Dies at 65

Butch Lewis worked with St. Louisans Leon & Michael Spinks, as well as boxing legends Ali & Frazier.

07/23/2011

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