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'''Born:''' July 13, 1956
 
'''Born:''' July 13, 1956
  
Brother of Heavyweight champion [[Boxer:Leon Spinks:000262|Leon Spinks]] and uncle of Welterweight champion [[Boxer:Cory Spinks:007781|Cory Spinks]]
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Brother of Heavyweight champion [[Boxer:Leon Spinks:000262|Leon Spinks]] and uncle of Welterweight champion [[Boxer:Cory Spinks:007781|Cory Spinks]].
  
Won the Middlewight gold medal for the United States at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Canada
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Won the Middlewight gold medal for the United States at the 1976 [[Olympics]] in Montreal, Canada.
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His victory over [[Boxer:Larry Holmes:000150|Larry Holmes]] on September, 2, 1985 was named [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year]].
  
 
Inducted into both the [[International Boxing Hall of Fame]]:
 
Inducted into both the [[International Boxing Hall of Fame]]:

Revision as of 06:16, 2 January 2005

Born: July 13, 1956

Brother of Heavyweight champion Leon Spinks and uncle of Welterweight champion Cory Spinks.

Won the Middlewight gold medal for the United States at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada.

His victory over Larry Holmes on September, 2, 1985 was named Ring Magazine Upset of the Year.

Inducted into both the International Boxing Hall of Fame: http://www.ibhof.com/spinks.htm and the World Boxing Hall of Fame: http://www.wbhf.org/Inductees_1980-2001/inductees_1980-2001


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