Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers vs. Ken Norton

Ken Norton was best known for handing Muhammad Ali his second defeat of his Boxing career and often gave Ali fits in their 3 battles but just like his style gave Ali fits …Norton’s style never seemed to match up well with sluggers like George Foreman, Gerry Cooney and Earnie Shavers. The fight vs ShaversContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers vs. Ken Norton”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers

He was called the hardest puncher of all time and that was saying alot about the man called Earine (the Acorn) Shavers. Joe Fraizer, George Foreman, Ken Norton and Larry Holmes had made their reps as being hard punchers, but Shavers was a class above that. It was like getting in the ring with aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Earnie Shavers”