Name: Michael Spinks
Birthplace: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Hometown: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Height: 6′ 2½″ / 189cm
Reach: 76″ / 193cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Butch Lewis
Trainer: Eddie Futch
Cut Man: Jimmy Glenn
- Brother of heavyweight champion Leon Spinks and uncle of welterweight champion Cory Spinks.
- His victory over Larry Holmes on September, 2, 1985 was named Ring Magazine Upset of the Year.
- Compiled a reported amateur record of 93-7 (35 KO)
- Won the 1974 National Golden Gloves light middleweight championship
- Won the 1976 National Golden Gloves middleweight (165lb.) championship in Miami, Florida.
- Won the Middleweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. Results were:
Eddie Mustafa Muhammad
| WBA Light Heavyweight Champion
1981 Jul 18 – 1985 Sep 21
| WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
1983 Mar 18 – 1985 Sep 21
| IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
1984 Feb 25 – 1985 Sep 21
| IBF Heavyweight Champion
1985 Sep 21 – 1987 Feb 19