Ernie Shavers died at the age of 78

According to multiple sources, Ernie Shavers passed away a day after his 78th birthday.

Ernie Shavers died on Thursday and turned 78 on Wednesday.

Arnie held a 74–14–1 record with 68 knockouts throughout his life.

Arnie fought the heavyweight title match in his life, in which he had to face defeat

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The biggest victory of Shavers' life was on March 23, 1979.

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When Ernie knocked out Norton in the first round at the then Las Vegas Hilton.

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In 1977, Shavers lost to Muhammad Ali for the WBA and WBC belts at Madison Square Garden

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But after the match, Ali said that Ernie hit me so hard that it choked my relatives in Africa.

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