James Tillis

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Birthday
5, 1957
Birthplace
Tulsa, OK
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Tulsa, OK

About

Heavyweight fighter known as "Quick," he made his professional debut in 1978, and won his first 20 matches.

Before Fame

He won three state Golden Gloves as an amateur fighter.

Trivia

Though he had a dominant start, his career fizzled out, and he finished with a record of 42-22-1, with 31 wins by knockout.

Family Life

His daughter, Iciss Tillis, played professional basketball.

Associated With

He was the first boxer to take Mike Tyson the distance, though he lost the decision.