On this day in BOXING history: Holmes vs. Spinks – 1985

On this day in boxing history Michael Spinks wins a 15 round unanimous decision over Larry Holmes to win the IBF heavyweight championship in 1985. Spinks becomes the first light-heavyweight champion to win a title at heavyweight.

 

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