Name: Michael Nunn
Alias: Second To
Birth Name: Michael John Nunn
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, USA
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa, USA
Height: 6′ 1″ / 185cm
Reach: 77″ / 196cm
Boxing Record: click
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- Amateur record: 168-8
- 1982 Iowa Golden Gloves Champion at 147 pounds
- 1983 Iowa Golden Gloves Champion at 156 pounds
- 1984 Iowa Golden Gloves Champion at 165 pounds
- Lost a 4-1 decision to Virgil Hill at the 1984 Olympic Trials in Fort Worth, Texas. Nunn then defeated Hill by a 5-0 decision in the first Box-Off in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the third and deciding bout, Hill scored a first-round knockdown on his way to a 5-0 decision win. Hill went on to win the Olympic Silver Medal at 165 pounds.
- Has a record of 11-4 (6 KOs) in World Title fights.
- Has a record of 8-4 (5 KOs) against former world titleists.
- Defeated Alex Ramos by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the California State Middleweight Championship in November 1986.
- Defeated Darnell Knox by a fourth-round knockout to win the NABF Middleweight Championship in October 1987.
- Defeated Frank Tate by a ninth-round knockout to win the IBF Middleweight Championship in July 1988.
- Defeated Sumbu Kalambay by a first-round knockout in March 1989 in The Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year.
- After five successful title defenses, lost the IBF Middleweight Championship to James Toney by an eleventh-round knockout in May 1991.
- Defeated Randall Yonker by a tenth-round knockout to win the NABF Super Middleweight Championship in November 1991.
- Defeated Victor Cordoba by a twelve-round split decision to win the WBA Super Middleweight Championship in September 1992.
- After four successful title defenses, lost the WBA Super Middleweight Championship by a twelve-round split decision to Steve Little in February 1994.
- Lost a twelve-round unanimous decision to Frankie Liles for the WBA Super Middleweight Championship in November 1994.
- Defeated John Scully by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the NABO Super Middleweight Championship in December 1995.
- Defeated Rudy Nix by a second-round knockout to win the NABF Light Heavyweight Championship in January 1997.
- Lost a twelve-round split decision to Graciano Rocchigiani for the vacant WBC Light Heavyweight Championship in March 1998.
- Recipient of The Ring Magazine Progress of the Year Award for 1988.
- KO Magazine Fighter of the Year for 1988.
- In January 2004, Nunn was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for buying two pounds of cocaine from an undercover agent in August 2002. He pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. During sentencing hearings, witnesses testified about Nunn's drug activity dating as far back as 1993.
- In November 2007, at the WBC's 45th annual convention in Manila, Philippines, it was announced that "a plan to help two weight world champion Michael Nunn, who is incarcerated and in desperate need of help, will be studied and presented."
- Interview from prison
| IBF Middleweight Champion
1988 Jul 28 – 1991 May 10
| WBA Super Middleweight Champion
1992 Sep 12 – 1994 Feb 26