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James Tillis Record

Total Fights66
Title Wins0
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins31
KO Losses11
James Tillis Record & Stats
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      What is James Tillis' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 22 years and four months, James Tillis fought 66 times with 42 wins, 22 losses, and 1 draw.

      Tillis retired from professional boxing with a record of 42-22-1. He was a one-time heavyweight world title challenger. He had a 47% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 31 of his total 66 fights being knockout wins. Tillis suffered 11 knockout losses, none of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 9th round TKO defeat to Rob Calloway on April 13, 2001.

      Some of Tillis' best fights and notable victories include wins over Earnie Shavers.

      66Apr 13, 200143Rob CallowayLossTKO9
      65Oct 16, 199942Tim PullerLossUD
      64Aug 30, 199639Cliff CouserLossTKO6
      63Jun 21, 199638Craig PayneWinUD
      62Dec 7, 199538Will HintonNCNC
      61Oct 8, 199538Alexander ZolkinLossUD
      60Feb 28, 199234Stan White JohnsonWinTKO3
      59Nov 22, 199134Danny BlakeWinSD
      58Jan 11, 199133Tommy MorrisonLossTKO1
      57Dec 7, 199033Carlton WestWinTKO3
      56Mar 20, 198931Adilson RodriguesLossUD
      55Jan 14, 198931Arthel LawhorneLossUD
      54Nov 30, 198831Gary MasonLossTKO5
      53Jul 16, 198831Evander HolyfieldLossRTD5
      52Apr 9, 198830Rodney SmithWinKO2
      51Oct 16, 198730Dennis JacksonWinKO5
      50Jun 23, 198729Johnny DuPlooyLossTKO10
      49Mar 24, 198729Frank BrunoLossTKO5
      48Mar 6, 198729Ronnie DouglasWinTKO5
      47Jan 8, 198729Mike WilliamsLossTKO8
      46Nov 11, 198629Avery RawlsDrawPTS
      45Oct 28, 198629Lorenzo BoydWinKO3
      44Oct 18, 198629Eddie RichardsonWinPTS
      43Sep 15, 198629Joe BugnerLossPTS
      42Jul 29, 198629Art TerryWinUD
      41Jun 17, 198628Mark YoungWinKO8
      40May 3, 198628Mike TysonLossUD
      39Jan 25, 198628Tyrell BiggsLossUD
      38Sep 7, 198528Gerrie CoetzeeLossUD
      37May 20, 198527Marvis FrazierLossUD
      36Dec 15, 198427Bashir WadudWinUD
      35Oct 23, 198427Carl WilliamsLossUD
      34Aug 20, 198427Michael BennettWinKO1
      33Jul 10, 198427Billy Joe ThomasWinKO3
      32Apr 26, 198426Bobby CrabtreeWinKO3
      31Feb 9, 198426Otis BatesWinKO2
      30Sep 23, 198326Tim WitherspoonLossTKO1
      29Jul 9, 198326Lynwood JonesWinKO4
      28May 22, 198325Larry GivensWinTKO2
      27Apr 25, 198325Grady DanielsWinTKO4
      26Mar 28, 198325Leroy BooneWinPTS
      25Nov 26, 198225Greg PageLossTKO8
      24Aug 14, 198225Pinklon ThomasLossTKO8
      23Jun 11, 198224Earnie ShaversWinUD
      22Mar 13, 198224Jerry WilliamsWinKO3
      21Oct 3, 198124Mike WeaverLoss *UD
      20Mar 9, 198123Tom FischerWinPTS
      19Nov 13, 198023Domingo D'EliaWinTKO4
      18Aug 14, 198023Mike KoranickiWinUD
      17Jun 12, 198022Eric SedilloWinTKO4
      16May 15, 198022Walter SantemoreWinUD
      15Apr 17, 198022Frank SchramWinTKO2
      14Mar 3, 198022Ron StanderWinTKO7
      13Feb 1, 198022Roy WallaceWinUD
      12Dec 13, 197922Al JonesWinKO4
      11Nov 20, 197922Harry TerrellWinKO1
      10Oct 19, 197922Bob WhaleyWinTKO1
      9Sep 7, 197922Jimmy CrossWinTKO2
      8Jul 30, 197922Charles Anderson AtlasWinTKO2
      7Jul 20, 197922Henry PorterWinTKO6
      6Jun 11, 197921George GofarthWinTKO5
      5Mar 31, 197921Rocky LaneWinKO1
      4Feb 28, 197921Sylvester WilderWinTKO3
      3Feb 2, 197921Dave WatkinsWinKO1
      2Dec 15, 197821Al BellWinTKO1
      1Nov 18, 197821Ron StephanyWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      James Tillis (Quick) is a 66-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. on July 5, 1957. He retired without winning a major world title. His professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1978 to 2001.

      Tillis made his professional boxing debut against Ron Stephany at the age of 21 on November 18, 1978, defeating Stephany via 1st round KO. He went on to win 19 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 15 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on October 3, 1981 after 20 professional fights, against Mike Weaver for the WBA title. He lost to Weaver via 15 round unanimous decision.

      Tillis had a total of 22 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Rob Calloway on April 13, 2001. Tillis lost the fight via 9th round TKO. It's been 23 years, 2 months, and 7 days since this fight.


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