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Leon Spinks Hospitalized in Vegas, Surgery Complications

By TMZ

Boxing legend Leon Spinks -- who famously beat Muhammad Ali in 1978 -- is hospitalized in Las Vegas, TMZ Sports has learned ... and his friends say the situation is very serious.

Sources connected to the 61-year-old Olympic gold medal winner tell us ... Spinks underwent surgery this weekend and there were complications during the surgery.

We're told the situation seemed dire at first ... but Spinks seems to be doing better.

Leon's good friend Tony Orlando -- the famous singer -- is asking people to "Please pray for my friend Leon Spinks" ... and said the boxer is "facing the greatest fight of his life."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mercadojglb on 10-13-2014

Get well soon Leon.

Comment by nycsmooth on 10-13-2014

Leon was always on his own trip, 2 include all the crap he took & sniffed, but always liked him... after the last 6 months in the Marines, that he spent in the brigg, he xposedClay 4 what he was,…

Comment by T.M.T on 10-13-2014

shatever is going on. i hope he come through. and anybody else that may be going through something.

Comment by HughJass on 10-13-2014

Damn!! Lets hope he wins this fight.

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