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Butch Lewis and the Spinks Brothers


Leon Spinks and David Martinez
photo taken: October 15, 2004  )

By Tom Donelson Member of the Boxing Writers Association and International Boxing Research Organization ) Butch Lewis was a colorful promoter who learned his trade under Bob Arum and even promoted some of Ali’s fight with Arum but he was the man behind the Spinks brothers.  He managed Leon’s career to great heights early in his career.  After winning the Olympics, Leon won his first seven of eight fights with the other being a draw against Scott LeDoux 윈도우 10 스팀 다운로드. Ali set up a fight with Leon Spinks but Spinks upset the “Greatest” winning the title with a split decision. For one night, Spinks was the greatest but that came down quickly when Ali won an easy decision in New Orleans Superdome in the rematch 제빵왕 김탁구 다운로드. Continue reading Butch Lewis and the Spinks Brothers