Boxing nights have always been a draw. Both battles are spectacular, with plenty of twists and turns. While there are many champions in different categories, one wonders which fighters stand out from all the other fighters. Here are 10 of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport.
10. Julio Cesar Chavez
Number of professional games: 115
Number of wins: 107
KO wins: 86
Category: Welterweight, Lightweight, Super Featherweight, Super Lightweight.
Julio Chávez was a great boxer who boxed from 1980 to 2005. During his career, the Mexican boxer successfully fought 115 fights, winning 107, including 86 by KO. Win streak 87 times. Fans agreed to admit he was an incredible strike force.
9. George Foreman
Number of professional games: 81
Number of wins: 76
KO wins: 68
Boxer George Foreman fought between 1969 and 1997. He won the world heavyweight title and Olympic gold twice. His worst loss came when he was knocked down in the eighth round against Muhammad Ali and didn’t get up. No boxer ever knocked him out again after the legendary bout. George Foreman retired from boxing at the age of 48 and became the oldest ever world heavyweight champion at that age. The fight he still can’t believe his outcome is a fight with Muhammad Ali. But overall, Gorge Foreman will have 76 wins in 81 professional fights, 68 of which are by KO
8. Mike Tyson
Number of professional games: 58
Number of wins: 50
Number of successful KOs: 44
Mike Tyson’s career started in 1985 and ended in 2005. He dominated the heavyweight debate. To date, he is the youngest heavyweight champion at just 20 years old. Mike Tyson remains the first heavyweight boxer to win the WBA, WBC and IBF titles. He is known for his aggressive and threatening fighting style.In 58 professional fights, Tyson has successfully defeated opponents 50 times and won 44 KO wins
7. Floyd Mayweather
Number of professional games: 50
Number of wins: 50
Knockout wins: 27
Categories: Super Lightweight, Lightweight, Super Lightweight, Welterweight, Super Welterweight.
Throughout his career, Floyd Mayweather has amassed a number of world championship titles in various weight classes. From super bantamweight to bantamweight, including super bantamweight and welterweight, the boxer has won it all. He also won the super welterweight title.
Floyd Mayweather won $200 million against Conor McGregor. Fast, precise and persistent, Mayweather remains a formidable boxer in the ring. So far, he is undefeated. In 50 games, Floyd had just as much success and managed 27 of them.
6. Jack Dempsey
Number of professional games: 83
Number of wins: 66
KO wins: 51
Jack Dempsey fought from 1914 to 1927, winning the heavyweight title between 1919 and 1926. Nicknamed “Manassa Moller”, he was also known for his offensive ability and impressive punch.In 83 fights in his career, Jack managed 66 KO’s and 51 victories
5. Rocky Marciano
Number of professional games: 49
Number of wins: 49
KO wins: 43
Rocky Marciano fought from 1947 to 1955. He was the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion from 1952 to 1955. He also successfully defended his title six times. Rocky Marciano would be the only undefeated world heavyweight champion of his entire career. In 1955, the boxer won his last fight again, beating the legendary Archie Moore. He was undefeated throughout his career. He had 49 successes in as many fights as he could and won 43 times in the ring before it was over.
4. Jack Johnson
Number of professional games: 104
Number of wins: 73
KO wins: 40
Jack Johnson, aka “The Galveston Giant,” was the first black heavyweight champion. Although he was great in the ring, he was not recognized by the public because of his skin color. Jack’s advantage is to win 73 of 103 games.He even managed to get 40 wins by KO
3. Sugar Ray Robinson
Number of professional games: 202
Number of wins: 173
Knockout wins: 108
Category: Welterweight, Middleweight.
In 1940, at the age of 19, Sugar Ray Robinson became a professional boxer. He rose to fame between 1940 and 1965. Even today, he is considered the best boxer in the world. Between 1946 and 1950, he won the world welterweight title and middleweight title in 1950 and 1951, respectively. Ray Robinson withdrew from boxing in 1952 and returned two years later. His return paid off when he regained his middleweight title. Sugar is the first boxer in the world to win the divisional world title five times.In 202 fights, he has 173 wins and 108 KO wins
2. Muhammad Ali
Number of professional games: 61
Number of wins: 56
KO wins: 37
Muhammad Ali is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. At the age of 18, he won the Olympic gold medal at the Rome Olympics. Muhammad Ali is a three-time world heavyweight champion. He had legendary battles with Joe Fraser and George Foreman. Muhammad Ali stands out for his unusual technique for heavyweights (“Shuffle Ali,” “Rope Drugs” and “Trash Talk”). The boxer has been named Boxer of the Year six times and remains one of the most important sports figures in American history. In 61 professional games, Ali contributed 56 wins, of which 37 were knocked out
1. Joe Lewis
Number of professional games: 72
Number of wins: 69
Number of successful KOs: 57
Boxer Joe Lewis was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1937 to 1949. He holds the world record (11 years) for the longevity of a world heavyweight boxing champion. He also successfully defended his title 25 times. Joe has only conceded three losses in his prolific career. Despite these 3 poor performances, Joe Lewis remains an iconic figure in boxing. Boxers are recognized worldwide as outstanding fighters. We awarded him the title of the best boxer of all time. In the end, in 72 fights, Joe had 69 successes, of which 57 were knocked out
In short, if you like boxing, it’s important to know where the best fighters in history are ranked. Our top 10 fighters were the best of their era. They impressed and delivered what is still considered extraordinary today.