Riddle of the Spinks
The Boston Globe
Leon Spinks is worlds away from being a boxing champ. Nearly broke but far from broken, the former World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association heavyweight titleholder (and Olympic gold medalist) spends his days fighting his demons—dementia, boredom, and hangers-on who have taken advantage of him.
Leon Spinks is worlds away from being a boxing champ. Nearly broke but far from broken, the former World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association heavyweight titleholder (and Olympic gold medalist) spends his days fighting his demons—dementia, boredom, and hangers-on who have taken advantage of him.
(Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)