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Old 05-18-2008, 01:49 AM   #15
JohnThomas1
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Default Re: What Fighter's Downfall Saddened You The Most?

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Originally Posted by brownpimp88
Well maybe his health was more important, but i think he could have been worldclass until 1991. Which would have lead to fights with guys like moorer, dokes, rudduck. 3 guys he was fully capable of beating.
I agree with you he would have been competitive, but only if he truly desired to fight. I just think the fire was gone personally. He went thru some life trauma's as well during his boxing.

Perhaps you forget Spinks wife being killed in an auto accident around 1983, with him being left to raise their young daughter. Maybe family time took over near the end once he was satisfied with their financial standing, who knows.
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