Earnie Shavers Record & Stats

Earnie Shavers Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 26 years, Earnie Shavers fought 89 times with 74 wins, 14 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on November 24, 1995, Shavers' boxing record stood at 74-14-1 (68 KO wins, 7 KO losses).

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Garland, Alabama, U.S.
“The Black Destroyer”
Born
Aug 31, 1944
Died
Sep 1, 2022 (78 years)
Debut
Nov 6, 1969
Record
74-14-1
Rounds
367
KOs
68 (76.4%)
Height
183 cm
Reach
201 cm
Ape Index
18 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
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Earnie Shavers' record and stats
Earnie Shavers' Record

      Earnie Shavers (The Black Destroyer) was an American professional boxer. He was born in Garland, Alabama, U.S. on August 31, 1944. Shavers made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on November 6, 1969. Shavers died on September 1, 2022 at the age of 78 years.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights89
      Wins74
      Losses14
      Draws1
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins68
      Total Title Wins0
      Title Defenses0
      Title-Fight KO Wins0
      Losses via KO7
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      89Nov 24, 199551Brian YatesLossKO2
      88Sep 19, 199551Brian MorganWinMD
      87May 16, 198742Larry SimsWinKO2
      86Mar 1, 198338George ChaplinLossDQ
      85Jan 29, 198338Rahim MuhammadWinPTS
      84Nov 5, 198238Tony PereaWinKO7
      83Oct 14, 198238Phil ClinardWinTKO2
      82Sep 5, 198238Chuck GardnerWinKO2
      81Aug 17, 198237Walter SantemoreLossUD
      80Jun 22, 198237Billy Joe ThomasWinKO5
      79Jun 11, 198237 James TillisLossUD
      78May 15, 198237Danny SuttonWinTKO7
      77May 8, 198237 Joe BugnerWinTKO2
      76Apr 22, 198237Ali HaakimWinPTS
      75Dec 11, 198137Jeff SimsWinKO5
      74Sep 9, 198137Mike RodgersWinKO2
      73Jul 29, 198136Terry MimsWinKO2
      72Oct 17, 198036Ted WadkinsWinTKO2
      71Aug 2, 198035Randall CobbLossTKO8
      70Jun 14, 198035Leroy BooneWinUD
      69Mar 8, 198035Bernardo MercadoLossTKO7
      68Sep 28, 197935 Larry Holmes LossTKO11
      67May 25, 197934Eddie ParotteWinTKO3
      66Mar 23, 197934 Ken NortonWinKO1
      65Dec 4, 197834Harold CarterWinKO3
      64Oct 9, 197834John GirowskiWinKO4
      63Jul 20, 197833Harry TerrellWinRTD1
      62Mar 25, 197833 Larry HolmesLossUD
      61Sep 29, 197733 Muhammad Ali LossUD
      60Apr 16, 197732Howard SmithWinKO2
      59Dec 11, 197632Roy WilliamsWinKO10
      58Sep 28, 197632Henry ClarkWinTKO2
      57Mar 28, 197631Henry ClarkWinPTS
      56Nov 13, 197531Tommy HowardWinKO3
      55Sep 13, 197531 Ron LyleLossTKO6
      54May 8, 197530Oliver WrightWinTKO3
      53Apr 9, 197530Rochell NorrisWinTKO10
      52Feb 11, 197530Leon ShawWinKO1
      51Nov 26, 197430 Jimmy YoungDrawSD
      50Nov 4, 197430Bob StallingsLossUD
      49May 16, 197429Roy WallaceWinKO1
      48Dec 14, 197329 Jerry QuarryLossTKO1
      47Jun 18, 197328 Jimmy EllisWinKO1
      46May 12, 197328Harold CarterWinKO1
      45Feb 19, 197328 Jimmy YoungWinTKO3
      44Oct 25, 197228Leroy CaldwellWinKO2
      43Sep 19, 197228A J StaplesWinTKO1
      42Aug 26, 197227Vicente RondónWinUD
      41May 5, 197227Lou BaileyWinKO2
      40Apr 22, 197227Bob FelsteinWinTKO5
      39Apr 6, 197227Charley PoliteWinKO3
      38Feb 15, 197227Elgie WaltersWinKO2
      37Feb 1, 197227Ted GullickWinKO6
      36Nov 28, 197127Del MorrisWinKO3
      35Nov 23, 197127Cleo DanielsWinKO2
      34Oct 28, 197127Elmo HendersonWinKO4
      33Oct 16, 197127Charlie BostonWinKO2
      32Sep 28, 197127Pat DuncanWinKO5
      31Aug 11, 197126Richard PittmanWinKO1
      30Jul 13, 197126Bill McMurrayWinKO1
      29Jun 29, 197126Bill HardneyWinKO1
      28Jun 10, 197126Chuck LeslieWinKO10
      27Apr 24, 197126Willie JohnsonWinTKO4
      26Apr 21, 197126Mac HarrisonWinKO2
      25Mar 24, 197126Young AgababWinKO1
      24Mar 3, 197126Steve CarterWinTKO1
      23Feb 17, 197126Dick GoshaWinTKO5
      22Feb 3, 197126Johnny MacWinKO3
      21Jan 15, 197126Nat ShaverWinKO1
      20Jan 6, 197126Lee EstesWinKO2
      19Dec 7, 197026Bunky AkinsWinKO1
      18Nov 18, 197026Johnny MacWinTKO4
      17Oct 14, 197026Johnny HudginsWinKO1
      16Sep 12, 197026Don BranchWinKO1
      15Aug 29, 197025Jim DanielsWinKO1
      14May 11, 197025Ron StanderLossKO5
      13Apr 14, 197025Frank SmithWinTKO4
      12Mar 23, 197025Ron AsherWinKO1
      11Mar 10, 197025Art MillerWinTKO1
      10Jan 27, 197025Abe BrownWinTKO5
      9Jan 24, 197025Joe ByrdWinTKO3
      8Jan 7, 197025Abe BrownWinTKO1
      7Dec 23, 196925Gene IdeletteWinTKO2
      6Dec 18, 196925Chico FroncanoWinKO1
      5Dec 4, 196925J. D. McCauleyWinKO2
      4Nov 21, 196925Lee RoyWinKO3
      3Nov 13, 196925Stan JohnsonLossUD
      2Nov 11, 196925George HoldenWinKO1
      1Nov 6, 196925Silas HowellWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Earnie Shavers was 183 cm tall (6' 0.05") with a reach of 201 cm (6' 7.13"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 18 cm (7.09"). Shavers had a 76.4% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Earnie Shavers' professional boxing career spanned more than 26 years — from 1969 to 1995.

      Shavers made his debut against Silas Howell at the age of 25 on November 6, 1969, defeating Howell via 1st round TKO.

      Shavers had his first world title fight at the age of 33 on September 29, 1977 after 60 professional fights, against Muhammad Ali for the WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. He lost to Ali via 15 round unanimous decision.

      Some of Shavers' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Ken Norton, Joe Bugner, Jimmy Ellis, and Jimmy Young.

      Earnie Shavers had a total of 14 losses in his professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and 12 in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Stan Johnson via 4 round unanimous decision on November 13, 1969. He was stopped seven times and lost seven times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Earnie Shavers' losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Brian Yates at 51 years of age, on November 24, 1995. Shavers lost the fight via 2nd round KO.

      Shavers retired from professional boxing with a record of 74-14-1, which included 68 knockout wins and seven losses via knockout.

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