Audley Harrison wasn't the only boxer from the 2000 Olympics to have a difficult time in the professional ranks
A Boxing News contributor since 2010, Chris Walker’s initial input centred on the thriving Liverpool fight scene but has since grown to include features on some of the sport’s biggest names. As well as Boxing News, Chris’ work can also be found at Sky Sports and Sporting News, and he is a regular guest on numerous fight podcasts. Chris is a BWAA member where his work was honoured in the 2018 Writers’ Awards. He is also the co-author of The Mersey Fighters 3 which was released in 2015 to wide acclaim.
Michael Spinks defied logic and history to defeat heavyweight king Larry Holmes. Here he looks back on that fight and the crushing loss to Mike Tyson