Earnie Shavers boxer

Earnie Shavers boxer
bouts
89
won
74
lost
14
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1969-11-06
Height
6′ 0″/183cm
Reach
79″/201cm
Age
-
Born
1944-08-31
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Shavers is best known for his world title fights with Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali. He scored a heavy knockdown against Holmes, and hurt Ali badly in the second round and during the later rounds of their fight. Shavers' most significant wins were his first-round knockouts of former world heavyweight champions Jimmy Ellis and Ken Norton. He also defeated world heavyweight title challengers Jimmy Young and Joe Bugner.In 2001, he released an autobiography about his life and boxing career called Welcome to the Big Time. Today, he attends boxing events as a special guest, autograph signer, and as a motivational speaker.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1995-11-24 Brian Yates DLWWLL Ho-Chunk Casino, Baraboo LOST
KO
1995-09-19 Brian Morgan LLLWLL Georgetowne Club, Omaha WIN
Majority decision
1987-05-16 Larry Sims LLLLLL Cincinnati Technical College Gymnasium, Cincinnati WIN
KO
1983-03-01 George Chaplin LLLWWL Civic Center, Baltimore LOST
1983-01-29 Rahim Muhammad WWLLWL El Paso WIN
Points
1982-11-05 Tony Perea WWWWWW El Paso WIN
KO
1982-10-14 Phil Clinard LLL Duke's Country Nightclub, Tulsa WIN
Technical knockout
1982-09-05 Chuck Gardner LWWLLW Wales WIN
KO
1982-08-17 Walter Santemore WLLLWL Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette LOST
Unanimous decision
1982-06-22 Billy Joe Thomas LLLLWL Astro Arena, Houston WIN
KO
1982-06-11 James Tillis WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1982-05-15 Danny Sutton WWWWWW Yorktown Aircraft Carrier, Charleston WIN
Technical knockout
1982-05-08 Joe Bugner WWLWLW Reunion Arena, Dallas WIN
Technical knockout
1982-04-22 Ali Haakim WWWWWW Grand Traverse Hilton, Traverse City WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-12-11 Jeff Sims LWWWL Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, Nassau WIN
KO
1981-09-09 Mike Rodgers LLLLLL Civic Center, Lansing WIN
KO
1981-07-29 Terry Mims LWWLWW Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
KO
1980-10-17 Ted Wadkins Auditorium, West Palm Beach WIN
Technical knockout
1980-08-02 Randall Cobb WWWWWW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit LOST
Technical knockout
1980-06-14 Leroy Boone WLWLLW Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-03-08 Bernardo Mercado LLWWWW Great Gorge Resort, McAfee LOST
Technical knockout
1979-09-28 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas LOST
Technical knockout
1979-05-25 Eddie Parotte LLLWWL Richfield Coliseum, Richfield WIN
Technical knockout
1979-03-23 Ken Norton LWWWLW Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1978-12-04 Harold Carter LLLLLL Civic Center, Saginaw WIN
KO
1978-10-09 John Girowski WWLWLL Coliseum, Hampton WIN
KO
1978-07-20 Harry Terrell WLWLWW Alan B. Shepard Civic Center, Virginia Beach WIN
Corner retirement
1978-03-25 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1977-09-29 Muhammad Ali WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1977-04-16 Howard Smith WWWWW The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1976-12-11 Roy Williams WWLWWL The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1976-09-28 Henry Clark WWWWDL Yankee Stadium, Bronx WIN
Technical knockout
1976-03-28 Henry Clark WWWWWD Pavillon de Paris, Paris WIN
Points
1975-11-13 Tommy Howard LLDLLL Howard Johnson´s, Monroeville WIN
KO
1975-09-13 Ron Lyle WWWWLL Denver Coliseum, Denver LOST
KO
1975-05-08 Oliver Wright LWLLLL Steelworkers Hall, Baltimore WIN
Technical knockout
1975-04-09 Rochell Norris LWWWWW Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Binghamton WIN
Technical knockout
1975-02-11 Leon Shaw LLWLWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
1974-11-26 Jimmy Young WDWWWW Capitol Center, Landover DRAW
Points
1974-11-04 Bob Stallings WLWWWW Felt Forum, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1974-05-16 Roy Wallace WWWLWL Civic Auditorium, San Jose WIN
KO
1973-12-14 Jerry Quarry WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Technical knockout
1973-06-18 Jimmy Ellis WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1973-05-12 Harold Carter WDWLLL Windsor Arena, Windsor WIN
KO
1973-02-19 Jimmy Young WLWWWL Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
1972-10-25 Leroy Caldwell LLLWWW High School Gym, Newton Falls WIN
KO
1972-09-19 A J Staples WWWLLW Moonlight Gardens Ballroom, Canton WIN
Technical knockout
1972-08-26 Vicente Rondon WWWWLL Canton Auditorium, Canton WIN
Unanimous decision
1972-05-05 Lou Bailey WWLLLW Armory, Akron WIN
KO
1972-04-22 Bob Felstein LWLLLL Field House, Struthers WIN
Technical knockout
1972-04-06 Charley Polite WLLWLL Packard Music Hall, Warren WIN
KO
1972-02-15 Elgie Walters WLLLWW Beaumont WIN
KO
1972-02-01 Ted Gullick WWWLLD Packard Music Hall, Warren WIN
KO
1971-11-28 Del Morris WL Bryant WIN
KO
1971-11-23 Cleo Daniels LLLLLD Packard Music Hall, Warren WIN
KO
1971-10-28 Elmo Tex Henderson LWLWLW Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
KO
1971-10-16 Charlie Boston WWWLWL Dean Chance Gymnasium, Akron WIN
KO
1971-09-28 Pat Duncan WWWDLW Sahara Hotel, Reno WIN
KO
1971-08-11 Richard Pittman LLLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1971-07-13 Bill McMurray WLWLLD Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
KO
1971-06-29 Bill Hardney LLWLLL Western Reserve Field, Warren WIN
KO
1971-06-10 Chuck Leslie WLLWLW Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
KO
1971-04-24 Willie Johnson LLWWWL Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
1971-04-21 Mac Harrison LLWWWW Dean Chance Gymnasium, Akron WIN
KO
1971-03-24 Young Agabab Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1971-03-03 Steve Carter WWWWWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1971-02-17 Dick Gosha LLWWWL Armory, Akron WIN
Technical knockout
1971-02-03 Johnny Mac WWWLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1971-01-15 Nat Shaver L Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
KO
1971-01-06 Lee Estes LDLLLW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1970-12-07 Bunky Akins WWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
1970-11-18 Johnny Mac WWWWLL Austintown Fitch High School Gym, Youngstown WIN
Technical knockout
1970-10-14 Johnny Hudgins WWWLWL Moonlight Gardens Ballroom, Canton WIN
KO
1970-09-12 Don Branch LWL Cooper Arena On The Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus WIN
Technical knockout
1970-08-29 Jim Daniels Austintown Fitch High School Gym, Youngstown WIN
KO
1970-05-11 Ron Stander WWWWWW City Auditorium, Omaha LOST
KO
1970-04-14 Frank Smith L Moonlight Gardens Ballroom, Canton WIN
Technical knockout
1970-03-23 Ron Asher LLWLLL Fitch High Gym, Youngstown WIN
KO
1970-03-10 Art Miller WLLLWL Moonlight Gardens Ballroom, Canton WIN
Technical knockout
1970-01-27 Abe Brown WLLLDL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
1970-01-24 Joe Byrd LLWWLL Memorial Auditorium, Canton WIN
Technical knockout
1970-01-07 Abe Brown LWLLLD Armory, Akron WIN
Technical knockout
1969-12-23 Gene Idelette LLWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
1969-12-18 Chico Froncano Memorial Auditorium, Canton WIN
KO
1969-12-04 J D McCauley W Armory, Akron WIN
KO
1969-11-21 Lee Roy Municipal Auditorium, Rapid City WIN
KO
1969-11-13 Stan Johnson WWWWWW Seattle Center Arena, Seattle LOST
Unanimous decision
1969-11-11 George Holden DLWLWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
1969-11-06 Silas Howell WL Armory, Akron WIN
Technical knockout