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Earnie Shavers

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Birthday
31, 1945
Birthplace
Garland, AL
DEATH DATE
Sep 1, 2022 (77)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1945
Birthplace
Garland, AL
DEATH DATE
Sep 1, 2022 (77)

About

Ranked #10 on The Ring's ranking of the 100 greatest punchers of all time, also the United States Amateur Heavyweight Champion. Throughout his long career, he won 68 fights by knockout. He had 1 draw and 14 losses. 

Before Fame

He began boxing at the relatively late age of 22.

Trivia

He became an ordained Christian minister and moved to England to pastor his own church. The legendary boxer was 78 when he passed away. 

Family Life

He had 8 daughters.

Associated With

Joe Bugner called him the hardest puncher he ever had to face.