Mike Tyson vs Larry Holmes TysonBoxe. Loading... Unsubscribe from TysonBoxe? ... 1988 Michael Spinks V Mike Tyson Full Fight +interviews.Highest Quality - Duration: 14:18.
1988-06-27 : Mike Tyson 218¼ lbs beat Michael Spinks 212¼ lbs by KO at 1:31 in round 1 of 12 Location: Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA ... as he had beaten Larry Holmes for the title and did not lose it in the ring. Tyson, who had a record of 34-0 (30 KOs), was 7-0 (5 KOs) in world title fights.
Holmes did not fight for over three years following the loss, but returned in 1991 and went on to fight until 2002. Tyson Keeps Title With 3 Knockdowns in Fourth. By Phil Berger, New York Times, January 23, 1988. Mike Tyson and Father Time caught up with Larry Holmes tonight.
Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks was a boxing match which took place on Monday June 27, 1988. Both men were undefeated and each had a claim to being the legitimate heavyweight champion.At the time, Tyson held the belts of all three of the major sanctioning organizations (World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, and International Boxing Federation) while Spinks was the Ring and Boxing ...
Tyson entered the fight as the holder of all three major sanctioning body titles: He was the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight champion. Spinks entered the fight without an alphabet title, but he was regarded as the lineal World Heavyweight Champion, as he had beaten Larry Holmes for the title and did not lose it in the ring.