Originally Posted by Stonehands89
Shavers was not #1 at the time. Holmes never fought the #1 because he, like Jones, was overly concerned with easy money and baby games and not concerned enough with fighting all comers.
When Holmes fought Shavers in September 1979, I expect Holmes was #1. Ali had announced his retirement.
Who was #2 ?
If it wasn't Shavers, I'm surprised - because it should have been.