Top 10 Greatest Boxers Of All Time
Friday, Apr 14, 2017
Boxing is one of the most watched and highest paying game in the world it gave us many boxers which are extremely talented and toughest mens to fight with.Some boxers take this game into another level.In this list we are going to show you the top 10 greatest boxers of all time.
10. Sonny Liston
Sonny Liston was an American professional boxer he was one of the most talked and controversial boxer of his time.He was widely regarded as unbeatable before 1964 after that he lost the unbeatable tag after fighting with the greatest boxer of all time Muhammad Ali to 7-1.The Ring magazine ranked Liston as the one of the greatest heavyweight of all time.He fought a total of 54 fights in which he wins 50 fights with 39 knockouts and losses only 4 fights.He annihilated top class fighters like Cleveland Williams and Floyd Patterson, often within a single round.
9. Willie Pep
Willie Pep was an American professional boxer widely considered the greatest featherweight boxer of all time, Willie Pep was a two-time World Featherweight Champion.In this career of 26 years he fought a total of 241 fights in which he wins 229 times with 65 knockouts and lost only 11 fights.Pep was voted as the #1 featherweight of the 20th Century by the Associated Press and ranked the #1 featherweight of all-time by the International Boxing Research Organization in 2005.he is widely considere as one of the greatest fighters of 20th century he was also inducted in International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.
8. Floyd Mayweather Jr
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is an American former professional boxer who is also considered to be one of the greatest and undefeated boxers of all time.He is five-division world champion, having won twleve world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes.He is a two-time winner of The Ring magazine's Fighter of the Year award, a three-time winner of the BWAA Fighter of the Year award, and a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award.He is currently a boxing promoter.Mayweather topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013 and in 2014 and 2015 he was the highest paid athlete in the world.
7. Rocky Marciano
Rocky Marciano was an American professional boxer.He began his boxing career in 1947 and end up in 1956 in his very short boxing career he accmplished many titles he held the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956.He is the undefeated heavyweight champion, he has record of 49 wins out of which 43 were knock out wins and zero losses.He was the greatest boxer of his time.Marciano has been ranked by many boxing historians as one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time. His knockout-to-win percentage of 87.75 remains one of the highest in heavyweight boxing history.Marciano defended his title six times, against Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, Ezzard Charles, Don Cockell, and Archie Moore.
6. Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson, nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer.He was the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion and also one of the earliest boxer in the history.He was undefeated for over a decade.Jack Johnson is one of the most brilliant boxers of all time he had a very different style of boxing. Ken Burns notes that "for more than thirteen years, Jack Johnson was the most famous and the most notorious African-American on Earth.He won 73 fights in which 40 were knockouts and losses only 13 fights.Johnson made his debut as a professional boxer on November 1, 1898 and in his very first match he he knockout Charley Brooks in the second round.
5. Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao is Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as Senator of the Philippines.He is considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time as he is the first and only eight-division world champion and winner of ten world titles.He recieved many titles in his career He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000s by the BWAA, WBC and WBO and also three-time Ring magazine and BWAA "Fighter of the Year".According to Forbes, he was the second highest paid athlete in the world as of 2015. BoxRec ranks him as the greatest Asian fighter of all-time. Pacquiao was long rated as the best pound for pound boxer in the world.
4. Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is one of the best boxer alive and he is one of the most powerful and influential boxers of all time.Mike Tyson is considered by many as the hardest hitting heavyweight who ever lived.His opponents fears to enter in the ring just because of his strong puches that sometimes works as punching machine.He had a box career of 20 years from 1985 to 2005.In the early 90s Tyson was considered as an unbeatable boxer who knocked out all the contender who came in front of him.He has a record of 50 wins out of which 44 were knock out wins and he lost 6 matches.He was the first heavyweight to successively unify the IBF, WBC and WBC heavyweight titles.
3. Joe Louis
Joe Louis was an American professional boxer he was one of the very earliest boxer in the history.He has a record of wining 66 matches; losing 3 and 52 knock out winnings.Joe Louis is one of the best of boxing history.Joe Louis was able to become the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949.He was very popular for his nickname 'Brown Bomber'.He was also very active in political and social affairs.He is widely regarded as the first African American to achieve the status of a nationwide hero within the United States.
2. Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson was an American professional boxer widely considered as one of the greatest boxer of all time.He had a boxing career of 25 years from 1940 to 1965.He had a record of 173 wins out of which 109 were knockout wins 6 were draws and 2 match were no contest matches.He is regarded by many as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer to have ever lived.He was also inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.He was very talented boxer his possessed awesome KO power in his punch, lightning fast speed, outstanding footwork and dexterity, and a solid chin.Robinson held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951, and won the world middleweight title in the latter year.Robinson was named "fighter of the year" twice: first for his performances in 1942, then nine years and over 90 fights later, for his efforts in 1951.
1. Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was an American Olympic and professional boxer he was the greatest and most successful boxer and sportsperson of all time.Muhammad Ali started his boxing career in 1960 and end in 1981.He was the first to win heavyweight championship of the world three times and was banned from the ring for three years for refusing induction into the armed forces during the Vietnam War.He was able to defeat the likes of Joe Frazier and George Foreman during one of the best years of the heavyweight division.His fight with Joe Frazier is considered as the 'Fight Of The Century'.He fought total 61 fights out of which he wins 56 fights in which 37 were knock out wins and loose only 5 fights in his career.His list of defeated opponents include Henry Cooper, Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton and George Foreman.Muhammad Ali is the one and only three times World Heavyweight Champion in history.
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