Name: Michael Spinks
Birthplace: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Hometown: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Height: 6′ 2½″ / 189cm
Reach: 76″ / 193cm
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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 The Ring Upset of the Year.
- KO Magazine Fighter of the Year for 1985.
- The first reigning Light Heavyweight Champion to win the Heavyweight Championship.
- In 2002, The Ring named Spinks the 3rd greatest light heavyweight of all-time.
- Compiled a reported amateur record of 93-7 (35 KO)
- Won the 1974 National Golden Gloves Light Middleweight Championship (156 lbs)
- Won the 1976 National Golden Gloves Middleweight Championship (165 lbs) in Miami, Florida.
- Won the Middleweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Alberta, 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 26