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Mike Weaver and Quick Tillis at BHOF Feb 23

Meet Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Weaver and James Quick Tillis

Mike Weaver and James Quick Tillis will appear at the Boxing Hall of Fame at the Luxor February 23rd to sign photos and memorabilia.

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Mike Weaver won the World Heavyweight Boxing Title on March 31, 1980 stopping John Tate in the 15th round.


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Mike Weaver defended the title against James “Quick Tillis” on October 3, 1981 and won a tough close hard fought decision.


James Tillis was the first man to go the 10 round distance with “Iron Mike” Tyson  when  the two met in March 1986.


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The Boxing Hall of Fame is thrilled to host these two terrific ring greats


Author – Boxing Hall of Fame 

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