Originally Posted by HOUDINI
Shavers indeed WAS one of boxings histories all time punchers. I say this because of two reasons......
Ali who fought them all stated Shavers hit him the hardest.
Ive spoken with several of Shavers old sparring partners and they say he had wrecking balls in either fist. Tremendous power.
KO power cant be measured via stats at various opponent weights. The old phrase....statistics lie....holds very true here as well. Who were the larger and smaller opponents...details....are far more critical.
I have no idea what code language this is in but yes Shavers was a very big puncher.