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Michael Spinks, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, is a former boxer who was champion in both the light heavyweight and heavyweight division. He was the first light heavyweight champion to to capture the heavyweight title. His nickname, Jinx, rhymed with his last name, and his right hand also earned a nickname: The Spinks Jinx. His brother, Leon Spinks, beat Muhammad Ali for the world's Heavyweight championship. Spinks had a 93-7 amateur boxing record, with 31 wins by knockout. He won the Gold medal at the Olympic Games of 1976 in Montreal, Canada.Spinks had a professional career record of 31-1-0 losing only to Mike Tyson.Presented here is a signed photo of Spinks and Heavyweight great Larry Holmes on the Sports Illustrated cover from 9/30/1985 when Spinks took the title from Holmes.
This SI cover measures 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches.The corners and edges are clean.There is some paper scuffing at the bottom where the label was removed.The signatures are in blue and black sharpie and clean.

Size: 8 1/2 x 11

Condition: excellent