Notable boxing outlet BoxRec have ranked the highest 10 boxers within the historical past of the game and some exclusions may shock many.
Floyd Mayweather tops the listing, one thing which is probably not shocking provided that he has an ideal document, having gained all of his 50 fights.
He’s forward of his rival Manny Pacquaio who he beat in 2015 in what was known as “The Combat of the Century”. Argentina’s Carlos Monzon is in third place.
Muhammad Ali expectedly is within the listing at 4th place, one thing which can anger many as he’s thought of to be the best sportsperson of all time.
The legendary Sugar Ray Robinson completes the highest 5 and is adopted by Bernard Hopkins and Joe Louis at sixth and seventh respectively.
Archie Moore is at No.8 whereas Oscar de la Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez full the listing.
The most important omission is unarguably Mike Tyson who most individuals can have as certainly one of their prime 10 boxers of all time. Iron Mike gained 50 of his 56 fights and was the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987-1990.
Different notable omissions embrace Sugar Ray Leonard, Sonny Liston and Evander Holyfield.
Listed below are the highest 10 boxers of all time based on BoxRec.
10. Julio Cesar Chavez – 107-6-2
9. Oscar De La Hoya – 39-6-0
8. Archie Moore – 186-23-10
7. Joe Louis – 66-3-0
6. Bernard Hopkins – 55-8-2
5. Sugar Ray Robinson – 174-19-6
4. Muhammad Ali – 56-5-0
3. Carlos Monzon – 87-3-9
2. Manny Pacquiao – 62-7-2
1. Floyd Mayweather – 50-0-0
There will likely be many who will disagree with the truth that Muhammad Ali is just not on the prime of the listing, particularly individuals who’ve watched him up shut.
Nonetheless, Mayweather retired with the all-enviable document of getting gained all of his skilled boxing fights. To not overlook, he gained 15 world championships in 5 completely different weight courses. So, Cash does make a powerful case for himself.
Having stated that, omitting one of many most interesting exponents of boxing in Tyson is nothing in need of a travesty.