Originally Posted by Stevie G
Spinks was one of the best ever Light-Heavies of all. At heavyweight though,he may have been the linear champ for nearly three years,but I don't think he was ever the BEST heavyweight. Conn was a great light heavy who could give heavies a battle. Like yourself,I say Conn but only just.
In beating Holmes he beat the best and earned that title until he "lost" the rematch, imo.