Boxing is a combat sport between two. They need strength to throw punches with their gloved hands. Amateur boxing is an important sports item in his Olympics and Commonwealth games. It has its own world championships. Here are the ten greatest boxers of all time. They have been listed here based on their household names and solid affirmation of their supremacy. Let us go through the article to know more about them.
1.Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson, originally Walker Smith Jr was a professional boxer. Born on May 3, 1921 and died on April 12, 1989. He is one of the greatest boxers till now. There is no one in the world to comes close of his achievements as a boxer. In 1990, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The professional debut had made in 1940 on October 4. The entire results about his boxing life is 179 W, 19 L, 6 D, 2 NC, 109 KO.
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr was both an American professional boxer, social activist and a philanthropist. He fought under the name Muhhamed Ali. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942. He won the World Heavyweight championship in his 22 years from Sonny Liston. He got 56 W, 5 L, 37 KO in his boxing career. This heavyweight boxer had an unorthodox style on foot speed and quickness to avoid punches.
Henry Armstrong, he is originally Henry Jackson Jr. he was a professional boxer and holds three world boxing championships. He was born on December 12, 1912. He got 150 W, 21 L, 101 KO for his entire boxing matches. He protected his Welterweight championship more times. He also rated at Featherweight, Lightweight and Middleweight championships than any other fighter. He started his professional debut on July 28, 1931.
4.Julio Cesar Chavez
Julio Cesar Chavez is a Mexican professional boxer and born on July 12, 1962 in Ciudad Obregon. Julio Cesar Chavez, the ultimate Mexican champion of all time has several nicknames such as J.C, Mr.KO etc.. He got 104 W, 5 L, 2 D, 80 KO in his boxing. He started boxing when he was in 16 and went on to fight for 13 years. He had created an unblemished record of his boxing career.
Joseph Louis Barrow was an American professional boxer and the greatest heavyweights of all time. He was born on 13th May 1914 and died on 12th April 1981 and he fought under the name Joe Louis. He is nicknamed as Brown Bomber. He has coined two famous quotes of boxing among his numerous victories. The quotes are: “Everyone has a plan until they’ve been hit” and “He can run, but he can’t hide”. Among all the boxing competition he has got 68 W, 3 L, 54 KO.
Roy Jones is both an American boxer and actor born on January 16, 1969. His real name is Roy Levesta Jones Jr. he has rated at Middleweight, Supper Middleweight, Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight, and Cruiserweight. He has got 49 W, 3 L, 38 KO among all his boxing. He released Round One: The Album in 2001 and started his rap music career.
The American professional boxer Archie Moore born on December 13, 1913 and died on December 9, 1998. He had the Light Heavyweight World Championship. He has got 181 W, 24 L, 9 D, 1 NC, 145 KO in this boxing career. He is nicknamed as the Old Mongoose and holds the record for the most career knockouts.
Marvin Nathaniel Hagler, a retired American professional boxer born on May 23, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey. He officially changed his name as Marvelous Marvin Hagler and fought under this name. His nickname is Marvelous. From 1980 to 1987 he was the Undisputed World Middleweight Champion. In his boxing record he has 62 W, 3 L, 2 D, 52 KO. He is considered as the greatest middleweights of all time.
9.Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard, an occasional actor and a retired professional boxer born on May 17, 1956. In his boxing, he has got 36 W, 3 L, 1 D, 25 KO. He is an American and Sugar is his nickname. He won world titles in Welterweight, Light Middleweight, Middleweight, Super Middleweight, and Light Heavyweight divisions. In 1980s he was named as the “Boxer of the Decade”.
The retired American professional boxer George Edward Foremen born on January 05,1949. During his boxing he got 76 W, 5 L, 68 KO records. He was the World Heavyweight Champion for two times. He is an entrepreneur, Olympics gold medalist and a Baptist minister. He nicknamed as Big George and The Heywood Giant.
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