International Boxing Hall of Fame member Michael “Jinx” Spinks won the World Boxing Association Light Heavyweight World Championship after winning a 15 round unanimous decision over Eddie Mustafa Muhammad by the scores of 146-138, 145-139, and 144-140 at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 18th, 1981. The 29 year old Muhammad was making his third defense of the title and fell to 38-5-1, 32 KO’s. The 24 year old Spinks improved to 18-0, 11 KO’s.

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