Michael Spinks had a total of 16 world-title fights, which includes winning six world titles and 13 successful title defenses. He won 15 of these fights and lost one.
Michael Spinks fought for world titles in five fights and won four of these fights. In total, he won six belts across two weight classes.
|Sep 21, 1985||Larry Holmes||Heavyweight||IBF, The Ring||UD|
|Feb 25, 1984+||Eddie Davis||Light-heavyweight||IBF||UD|
|Mar 18, 1983+||Dwight Muhammad Qawi||Light-heavyweight||WBC, The Ring||UD|
|Jul 18, 1981||Eddie Mustafa Muhammad||Light-heavyweight||WBA||UD|
Michael Spinks had 14 world-title defense fights across two weight classes — light-heavyweight (x10) and heavyweight (x4). He won 13 of them and lost only once.
Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.
|Jun 15, 1987||Gerry Cooney||Heavyweight||The Ring||TKO|
|Sep 6, 1986||Steffen Tangstad||Heavyweight||IBF, The Ring||TKO|
|Apr 19, 1986||Larry Holmes||Heavyweight||IBF, The Ring||SD|
|Jun 6, 1985||Jim MacDonald||Light-heavyweight||WBA, WBC, IBF, The Ring||TKO|
|Feb 23, 1985||David Sears||Light-heavyweight||WBA, WBC, IBF, The Ring||TKO|
|Feb 25, 1984+||Eddie Davis||Light-heavyweight||WBA, WBC, The Ring||UD|
|Nov 25, 1983||Oscar Rivadeneyra||Light-heavyweight||WBA, WBC, The Ring||TKO|
|Mar 18, 1983+||Dwight Muhammad Qawi||Light-heavyweight||WBA||UD|
|Sep 18, 1982||Johnny Davis||Light-heavyweight||WBA||TKO|
|Jun 12, 1982||Jerry Celestine||Light-heavyweight||WBA||TKO|
|Apr 11, 1982||Murray Sutherland||Light-heavyweight||WBA||TKO|
|Feb 13, 1982||Mustafa Wassaja||Light-heavyweight||WBA||TKO|
|Nov 7, 1981||Vonzell Johnson||Light-heavyweight||WBA||TKO|
Michael Spinks lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.
|Jun 27, 1988||Mike Tyson||Heavyweight||The Ring||KO|
Spinks' first world-title win was the WBA belt at light-heavyweight. He defeated Eddie Mustafa Muhammad via 15 round unanimous decision to win the title.
Spinks won six world titles at two weight classes.
Spinks had a total of 14 title defense fights. He was successful 13 times and lost one time.