Michael Spinks

31 1 0
21 KOs 1 KOs
division light heavy
status inactive
bouts 32
rounds 226
KOs 65.63%
career 1977-1988
debut 1977-05-07

ID# 001286
sex male
alias Jinx
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 2½″   /   189cm
reach 76″   /   193cm
residence Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
birth place Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Boxing Pro 32 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
1988-06-27 Mike Tyson 34 0 0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City
L-KO
1:31    ref: Frank Cappuccino   Rocky Castellani   Eva Shain   John Stewart

1987-06-15 Gerry Cooney 28 1 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-TKO
2:51    ref: Frank Cappuccino   Tom Kaczmarek 38-38   Harold Lederman 37-39   John Stewart 39-37
Advertised as for World heavyweight Title
Cooney down twice rd 5.
1986-09-06 Steffen Tangstad 24 1 2
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas
W-TKO
0:58    ref: Richard Steele   Phil Newman 29-27   Dalby Shirley 29-27   Charlie Spina 30-26

1986-04-19 Larry Holmes 48 1 0
Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas
W-SD
ref: Mills Lane   Frank Brunette 144-141   Joe Cortez 141-144   Jerry Roth 144-142

1985-09-21 Larry Holmes 48 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Carlos Padilla   Harold Lederman 143-142   Dave Moretti 143-142   Lawrence Wallace 145-142

Spinks vacated the Light Heavyweight Title immediately after this fight
1985 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine
1985-06-06 Jim MacDonald 16 0 0
Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas
W-TKO
1:30    ref: Davey Pearl   Dave Moretti 70-60   Dalby Shirley 70-61   Lou Tabat 70-59

MacDonald down twice in the 5th, once in the 7th and 8th.
1985-02-23 David Sears 16 0 1
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:02    ref: Larry Hazzard   Joe O'Neill 20-19   Joe Santarpia 18-20   Stuart Winston 18-20

1984-02-25 Eddie Davis 27 3 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City
W-UD
ref: Frank Cappuccino   Carol Castellano 115-114   Joe Cortez 119-109   Larry Hazzard 118-111

1983-11-25 Oscar Rivadeneyra 18 0 0
Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
W-TKO
1:42    ref: Joe Cortez 89-82   Nicasio Lorenzo Drake 88-85   Isidro Rodriguez 89-86

1983-03-18 Dwight Muhammad
Qawi
19 1 1
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-UD
ref: Larry Hazzard   Frank Cappuccino 144-141   Tony Castellano 144-140   Tony Perez 144-141

Spinks ruled down rd 8.
1982-09-18 Johnny Davis 13 3 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City
W-TKO
2:27    ref: Larry Hazzard   Frank Cappuccino 79-74   Paul Cavalier 79-73   Vincent Rainone 78-73

1982-06-12 Jerry Celestine 24 6 1
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:58    ref: Jimmy Rondeau   Harry Cecchini 68-65   Ismael Wiso Fernandez 68-65   Eva Shain 68-65

1982-04-11 Murray Sutherland 31 6 0
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:24    ref: Zach Clayton   Larry Hazzard 67-66   Vincent Rainone 68-65   Sammy Sangis 69-66

1982-02-13 Mustafa Wasajja 24 0 1
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:36    ref: Tony Perez   Humberto Figueroa 50-46   Cesar Ramos 50-46   Waldemar Schmidt 50-45

1981-11-07 Vonzell Johnson 22 2 0
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:13    ref: Larry Hazzard   Frank Cappuccino 59-55   Paul Cavalier 59-55   Eva Shain 58-56


1981-07-18 Eddie Mustafa
Muhammad
38 5 1
Imperial Palace Hotel, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Richard Green   Duane Ford 146-138   Chuck Minker 145-139   Lou Tabat 144-140

1981-03-28 Marvin Johnson 27 4 0
Resorts International, Atlantic City
W-KO
1:22    ref: Joe Cortez 3-0   Frank Brunette 2-1   Milo Savage
1981-01-24 Willie Taylor 13 9 3
Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia
W-TKO
2:40    ref: Charley Sgrillo
1980-10-18 Yaqui Lopez 49 10 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-TKO
0:46    ref: Vincent Rainone 4-2   Richard F Murry 4-2   Eva Shain 3-3
Lopez was knocked down once in the 7th round
1980-08-02 David Conteh 10 6 1
Centroplex, Baton Rouge
W-TKO
1980-05-04 Murray Sutherland 16 4 0
Kiamesha Lake
W-UD
ref: Tony Perez 7-2   Harold Lederman 7-3   Eva Shain 9-1
Sutherland was knocked down in the 8th round. Referee Tony Perez scored it Spinks-7, Sutherland-2, 1 Even.
1980-02-24 Ramon Ranquello 15 6 2
Resorts International, Atlantic City
W-TKO
The referee stopped the bout after the 6th round, on advice of the ringside physician
1980-02-01 Johnny Wilburn 17 7 0
Louisville Gardens, Louisville
W-UD
1979-11-24 Marc Hans 9 10 0
Metropolitan Sports Center, Bloomington
W-TKO
1978-12-15 Eddie Phillips 5 10 0
Westchester County Center, White Plains
W-TKO
1:33    ref: George Coyle
1978-02-15 Tom Bethea 22 18 3
Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Buddy Basilico   Mike Kaplan 40-32   Hal Miller 40-32   Dave Moretti 40-32
1977-10-22 Gary Summerhays 28 12 3
Aladdin Theater, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Carlos Padilla   Bill Kipp 40-33   Art Lurie 38-34   Lou Tabat 39-34
1977-09-13 Ray Elson 15 1 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles
W-KO
1977-08-23 Jasper Brisbane 5 0 1
Spectrum, Philadelphia
W-TKO
2:56    ref: Ozzie Sadler
1977-06-01 Joe Borden 20 9 2
Forum, Montreal
W-KO
2:20    ref: Guy Jutras
1977-05-07 Luis Rodriguez 6 3 0
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis
W-UD
ref: Paul Spica    60-52    60-54    60-55
1977-04-16 Eddie Benson 2 4 0
Aladdin Theater, Las Vegas
W-TKO
2:55    ref: Ferd Hernandez