Darrell Spinks boxer

Darrell Spinks boxer
bouts
20
won
15
lost
4
draw
0
Status
inactive
Division
light heavyweight
Debut
1995-03-06
Height
5′ 9″/175cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1973-07-24
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Spinks was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, one of three sons his father Leon Spinks had with Zadie Mae Calvin (whom he never married). Darrell had a total of 4 siblings. His older brother Leon Calvin was shot to death in 1990. Darrell Spinks is the son of former heavyweight champion of the world Leon Spinks and the nephew of former light heavyweight and heavyweight world champion Michael Spinks. Darrell's younger brother Cory Spinks is a former welterweight champion.Spinks won his first bout by unanimous decision on March 6, 1995 against Earl Abernathy. His most significant win was a unanimous decision over Troy Weaver for the WBO NABO light heavyweight title on October 1, 1999. It was one of the only two professional fights Spinks won against fighters with winning records. He also lost bouts for the IBA Continental Americas Cruiserweight title and the NABF light heavyweight title. His last bout was a split decision loss against Eric Davis on February 18, 2000.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2000-02-18 Eric Davis LLLLLL Burlington Auditorium, Burlington LOST
Split-decision
2000-01-09 Greg Wright LLLWWW Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis LOST
Unanimous decision
1999-10-01 Troy Weaver LWWWLW Horseshoe Casino, Bossier City WIN
Unanimous decision
1999-04-03 Rob Calloway WWWW Civic Arena, Saint Joseph LOST
Unanimous decision
1999-01-12 Donnie Penelton LLLLLW Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-10-01 Limmie Young WWWWW Harrah's Casino, Saint Louis
1998-08-04 Donnie Penelton LLLLLL Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
1998-06-02 Charles Oliver LWLWWL Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-04-07 Earl Abernathy LLLLLL Ambassador Club, Jennings WIN
Technical knockout
1998-02-03 William Davis Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
KO
1997-11-13 Zennie Reynolds LLLLWL Ramada Inn, Jefferson City WIN
Unanimous decision
1997-09-30 Les Croy LLLLLL KC Market Center, Kansas City WIN
Technical knockout
1997-09-26 Robbie Robinson LLLLLL Station Casino, Saint Charles WIN
Technical knockout
1997-04-10 Earl Abernathy LLLLLL Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center, Saint Charles WIN
Technical knockout
1997-04-03 Craig Arnold L Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
1997-01-23 Calvin Puckett LWLLLL Ambassador Club, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
1995-08-31 Tom Lee I's on Landing, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
1995-06-19 Earl Abernathy WLLLLL A Little Bit of Texas, Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-05-01 Joe Senegal LLLDLL Detroit LOST
Points
1995-03-06 Earl Abernathy LWLLLL Beaumont Club, Kansas City WIN
Unanimous decision