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Cory Spinks Record

Total Fights47
Title Wins6
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins11
KO Losses3
Cory Spinks Record & Stats
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
“The Next Generation”
Feb 20, 1978
Nov 21, 1997
Title Fights
11 (23.4%)
177 cm
180 cm
Ape Index
3 cm
Last Fight
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Cory Spinks' Record
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      What is Cory Spinks' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and two months, Cory Spinks fought 47 times with 39 wins and 8 losses.

      Spinks retired from professional boxing with a record of 39-8, which included six world-title wins and four successful title defense fights at two weight classes — welterweight and super-welterweight. He had a 23.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 11 of his total 47 fights being knockout wins. Spinks lost three times via knockout, all three of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Carlos Molina on February 1, 2013.

      Some of Spinks' best fights and notable victories include wins over Ricardo Mayorga, Zab Judah, Roman Karmazin, Miguel Ángel González, Michele Piccirillo, Rodney Jones, and Deandre Latimore.

      47Feb 1, 201334Carlos MolinaLossUD
      46Jun 30, 201234Cornelius BundrageLoss *TKO7
      45Jan 28, 201233Sechew PowellWinUD
      44Jun 25, 201133Shakir AshantiWinUD
      43Aug 7, 201032Cornelius BundrageLoss *TKO5
      42Apr 24, 200931Deandre LatimoreWin *SD
      41Mar 27, 200830Verno PhillipsLoss *SD
      40May 19, 200729Jermain TaylorLoss *SD
      39Feb 3, 200728Rodney JonesWin *UD
      38Jul 8, 200628Roman KarmazinWin *MD
      37Feb 5, 200526Zab JudahLoss *TKO9
      36Sep 4, 200426Miguel Ángel GonzálezWin *UD
      35Apr 10, 200426Zab JudahWin *UD
      34Dec 13, 200325Ricardo MayorgaWin *MD
      33Mar 22, 200325Michele PiccirilloWin *UD
      32Aug 23, 200224Rafael PinedaWinTD
      31Apr 13, 200224Michele PiccirilloLoss *UD
      30Dec 6, 200123Charles WardWinUD
      29Aug 17, 200123Larry MarksWinUD
      28Mar 23, 200123Leonard TownsendWinTD
      27Feb 23, 200123Dennis AllenWinTKO2
      26Dec 15, 200022Luis VazquezWinUD
      25Nov 17, 200022Edgar RuizWinUD
      24Sep 17, 200022Jorge VacaWinTKO7
      23Jan 18, 200021Ken ManuelWinTKO3
      22Nov 26, 199921Sammy SparkmanWinUD
      21Jul 12, 199921Verdell SmithWinUD
      20Jun 11, 199921Rodolfo GomezWinUD
      19May 17, 199921Mark HammonWinKO9
      18Apr 22, 199921Teddy WorthWinUD
      17Apr 3, 199921Ken ManuelWinTKO2
      16Mar 11, 199921John StewartWinKO1
      15Mar 2, 199921Larry KenneyWinDQ
      14Dec 12, 199820Antonio DíazLossSD
      13Oct 6, 199820Mike CooleyWinKO1
      12Oct 1, 199820Ken DurhamWinTKO4
      11Sep 18, 199820Javier Guadalupe SuazoWinUD
      10Aug 4, 199820Clifton WoodsWinKO3
      9Jun 14, 199820Abraham BrunoWinUD
      8Jun 2, 199820Reggie StricklandWinUD
      7May 16, 199820Juan Antonio GonzalezWinUD
      6Apr 7, 199820Andre HawthorneWinUD
      5Mar 19, 199820Carlos Horacio NevarezWinUD
      4Feb 3, 199819Lamont BuchananWinKO1
      3Jan 23, 199819Jim WilliamsWinTKO2
      2Dec 2, 199719David TurnerWinUD
      1Nov 21, 199719Hector LeguillowWinUD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Cory Spinks (The Next Generation) is a 46-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on February 20, 1978. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 1997 to 2013.

      Spinks made his professional boxing debut against Hector Leguillow at the age of 19 on November 21, 1997, defeating Leguillow via 4 round unanimous decision. He went on to win 12 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 5 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on April 13, 2002 after 30 professional fights, against Michele Piccirillo for the IBF (vacant) title. He lost to Piccirillo via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Cory Spinks was a one-time undisputed welterweight world champion, and has won six world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Spinks' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Spinks had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Mexican boxer Carlos Molina on February 1, 2013. Spinks lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 11 years, 1 month, and 2 days since this fight.


      Spinks had a total of 13 world-title fights, which includes winning six world titles and four successful title defenses. He won seven of these fights and lost six.

      Title Wins

      Cory Spinks fought for world titles in seven fights and won four of these fights. In total, he won six belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 24, 2009Deandre LatimoreSuper-welterweightIBF*SD
      Jul 8, 2006Roman KarmazinSuper-welterweightIBFMD
      Dec 13, 2003+Ricardo MayorgaWelterweightWBA (Super), WBC, The RingMD
      Mar 22, 2003Michele PiccirilloWelterweightIBFUD
      + Became undisputed world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Cory Spinks had seven world-title defense fights across two weight classes — welterweight (x4) and super-welterweight (x3). He won four of them and lost three times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Feb 3, 2007Rodney JonesSuper-welterweightIBFUD
      Sep 4, 2004Miguel Ángel GonzálezWelterweightWBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, The RingUD
      Apr 10, 2004Zab JudahWelterweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBF, The RingUD
      Dec 13, 2003+Ricardo MayorgaWelterweightIBFMD
      + Became undisputed world champion

      Title Losses

      Cory Spinks lost three world-title defense fights, and lost a total of six titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Aug 7, 2010Cornelius BundrageSuper-welterweightIBFTKO
      Mar 27, 2008Verno PhillipsSuper-welterweightIBFSD
      Feb 5, 2005Zab JudahWelterweightWBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, The RingTKO


      Spinks fought a total of 47 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at three weight divisions. These six fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 13, 2002: In his first world-title fight, Cory Spinks loses to Michele Piccirillo via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the IBF (vacant) welterweight title.

      • March 22, 2003: Spinks wins the IBF welterweight title from Michele Piccirillo, by beating Piccirillo via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • December 13, 2003: Spinks becomes the undisputed welterweight world champion by defeating Ricardo Mayorga via 12 round majority decision. He now holds the IBF, WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring welterweight world-champion belts.

      • April 10, 2004: Spinks successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight titles against Zab Judah, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 4, 2004: Spinks successfully defends the WBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight titles against Miguel Ángel González, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • July 8, 2006: Spinks wins the IBF super-welterweight title from Roman Karmazin, by beating Karmazin via 12 round majority decision.


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