On This Day in 1969, a heavyweight blessed with pure one-punch knockout power punched for pay for the very first time. Earnie Shavers stopped a foe in the second-round, the stoppage being the first of an incredible 68 KO’s that the shaven headed slugger would register.
Q: It’s 45 years ago today, November 6 1969, that you had your pro debut, Earnie! Does it seem that long ago to you and can you remember the fight?
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