"He hit me so hard it jarred my kinfolk in Africa".
Originally Posted by Hands of Iron
James Tillis: "Shavers hit so hard he turned horse **** into gasoline! He hit me so hard he brought back tomorrow. When he hit me… I was seeing pink rats and cats and animals smoking cigarettes."
This was the most near knocked out moment in Ali his whole career.
Shavers was a very good puncher on sub 200 guys, but he couldn't do that to Ali.