To be on the list of the best boxers of all time is the dream of all those who practice this activity. But it will still be necessary to show performance to get there and win the title of the world boxing champion. Either way, many have already taken on this challenge and have come to the end of their dream so it is difficult to rank them.
Boxing is a sporting activity that has been practiced for a long time. Being a combat sport, involves confronting two people punching each other while wearing special gloves. But boxing is more than just a punching sport. This activity, for many, is a whole passion, an art that can be learned and mastered.
It also requires perfect self-esteem, a steel mind, and unparalleled physical performance. The greatest champions have put in the time to be where they are today. By the way, here are the top 10 of the best boxers of all time in the history of boxing.
10 All-Time Best Boxers in Boxing History [Updated 2022]
1. MANNY PACQUIAO
In the history of the world boxing ranking, the only world champion to have been divided into eight divisions is MANNY PACQUIAO. MANNY PACQUIAO is the one who is the middleweight boxer having won 1633 points with 62 triumphs.
2. CARLOS MONZON
With 87 battles won, CARLOS MONZON obtains 2nd place in this ranking. Banned from fighting, after 11 years in prison, he recorded 89 KOs and held the formal middleweight title in seven years.
3. MUHAMMAD ALI
After losing three years of his career, MUHAMMAD ALI ranks 3rd after 56 wins and 5 failures. Professional in heavyweight boxing, he has fought in several famous boxing tournaments.
Obtaining his first gold medal at the age of 18, and chosen six times as the best boxer of all time, MUHAMMAD ALI is a true legend. Ali also stands out from other boxers by his approach to wrestling such as “Shuffle Ali”, “Trash talking”, and “rope a dope”.
4. SUGAR RAY ROBINSON
Ranking in the top 5 in the history of the best boxer, SUGAR RAY ROBINSON is a boxer whose “performance” is the definition. Having on his counter 174 successes, including 108 by KO, Ray manages to obtain on five occasions the name of the world ace of division.
5. BERNARD HOPKINS
During 28 years of his career, BERNARD HOPKINS is renowned for his capacity and his aptitude to lead his opponent further into the ring. He only made 19 losses out of the 174 fights he made during his professional boxing career.
6. JOE LOUIS
Being the first black athlete to hold the best athletic performance, JOE LOUIS qualifies as the greatest heavyweight boxer in the sport of fighters. He stood up to his opponents to keep his title 25 times for more than eleven consecutive years. Following 72 matches including 69 victories, he holds the world record instability and is in the world heavyweight boxing ranking.
7. FLOYD MAYWEATHER
After fifty wins and zero defeats, FLOYD MAYWEATHER has proclaimed the best boxer of all time by reaching 2255 points. Focused on the types of lightweight, welterweight, super featherweight, welterweight, and super-welterweight, his performance has brought together several international titles in any boxing category.
He is the known boxer with the best attack opposition and also the most methodical. Ambition, dazzling determination to fight, the agility of movement, unexpected rigor, and virility, are the words that define his fights. Floyd Mayweather fought famous UFC boxer McGregor on his boxing comeback in 2017.
8. ARCHIE MOORE
Punch-resistant, defensive and tactical, pugilist ARCHIE MOORE, is the thinnest man to win the world lightweight title.
9. OSCAR DE LA HOYA
OSCAR DE LA HOYA is a professional boxer who has won ten international titles in six divisions.
10. JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ
Several times world champion in the light welterweight, super featherweight, lightweight categories JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ holds the best performance 27 successive times.
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