Originally Posted by JohnThomas1
Maybe he was more worried about living a long prosperous healthy life and enjoying the money he earned. Beating Berbick and DeLeon wouldn't do much at all for him. Nor would they have meant much money. If Spinks no longer had the fire to fight why fight? Once the fire is gone dawg that's it.
Well maybe his health was more important, but i think he could have been worldclass until 1991. Which would have lead to fights with guys like moorer, dokes, rudduck. 3 guys he was fully capable of beating.