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Best of James Tillis: Top 10 Fights

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James Tillis had 66 fights with 31 KO wins. Some of his best fights among these have been against Mike Weaver, Evander Holyfield, Earnie Shavers, Gary Mason, and Mike Tyson. The following are Tillis' top 10 fights.

James Tillis' boxing career

  1. James Tillis loses to Mike Weaver

    On James Tillis lost to Mike Weaver via 15 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 24 years old with a record of 20-1 (16 KOs). Weaver was 30 years old with a record of 23-9 (16 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight. The performance in this fight is the number one among all of Tillis' fights.

  2. James Tillis loses to Evander Holyfield

    On James Tillis lost to Evander Holyfield via 5th round RTD. Tillis was 31 years old with a record of 38-14-1 (29 KOs). Holyfield was 25 years old with an undefeated record of 18-0 (14 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight till it lasted. This fight is the second best performance in Tillis' career.

  3. James Tillis defeats Earnie Shavers

    On James Tillis defeated Earnie Shavers via 10 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 24 years old with a record of 22-1 (17 KOs). Shavers was 37 years old with a record of 67-10-1 (63 KOs).

  4. James Tillis loses to Gary Mason

    On James Tillis lost to British boxer Gary Mason via 5th round TKO. Tillis was 31 years old with a record of 38-15-1 (29 KOs). Mason was 25 years old with an undefeated record of 27-0 (26 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight till it lasted.

  5. James Tillis loses to Mike Tyson

    On James Tillis lost to Mike Tyson via 10 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 28 years old with a record of 31-9 (24 KOs). Tyson was 19 years old with an undefeated record of 19-0 (19 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight.

  6. James Tillis loses to Carl Williams

    On James Tillis lost to Carl Williams via 10 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 27 years old with a record of 30-5 (24 KOs). Williams was 24 years old with an undefeated record of 15-0 (12 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight.

  7. James Tillis loses to Marvis Frazier

    On James Tillis lost to Marvis Frazier via 10 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 27 years old with a record of 31-6 (24 KOs). Frazier was 24 years old with a record of 13-1 (7 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight.

  8. James Tillis loses to Gerrie Coetzee

    On James Tillis lost to South African boxer Gerrie Coetzee via 10 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 28 years old with a record of 31-7 (24 KOs). Coetzee was 30 years old with a record of 29-4-1 (18 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight.

  9. James Tillis loses to Tyrell Biggs

    On James Tillis lost to Tyrell Biggs via 8 round unanimous decision. Tillis was 28 years old with a record of 31-8 (24 KOs). Biggs was 25 years old with an undefeated record of 7-0 (6 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight.

  10. James Tillis loses to Pinklon Thomas

    On James Tillis lost to Pinklon Thomas via 8th round TKO. Tillis was 25 years old with a record of 22-2 (17 KOs). Thomas was 24 years old with an undefeated record of 19-0 (16 KOs). Despite the loss, Tillis put on a good fight till it lasted.