World Greatest Boxers Of All Time

Sep 27, 2019 Kayode Oseh

Boxing has been an interesting sports for centuries. It has been existing long before the reign of "Alexander the great" and the origin of the formidable "roman empire". The earliest evidence of boxing dates back to Egypt around 3000 BC, quite a long time. The sport was introduced to the ancient Olympic Games by the Greeks in the late 7th century BC, when soft leather thongs were used to bind boxers' hands and forearms for protection.

For centuries this sport has been an interesting aspect of entertainment. It is actually a sport for real men who have guts!. Quite a number of professional fighters have made history that nothing can erase. When they had their backs on the ropes, the world felt their greatness.

Below are the top greatest professional boxers of all time. They fight like beast- knock opponents out like meal.  

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson was the best pound-for-pound fighter in history. He won 126 straight fights to begin his career. He was a very ruthless fighter. He became the first boxer to win a divisional world championship five times and was named “fighter of the year” in 1942 and 1951. Robinson was the most complete fighter to ever take the ring, dominating the competition throughout his career.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was the first boxer to win heavyweight championship of the world three times. He called himself "the Greatest" of which nobody could deny the facts. He’s one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures in American history, with many regarding him as the greatest heavyweight boxer of all-time.

Ali became an icon figure in the civil rights movement after he refused to serve in the United State armed forces During the Vietnam War. He was a very intelligent and skillful fighter. To many, Ali is the definition of a champion.

Joe Louis

Joe Louise was the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949, the tittle he held for over 140 months, successfully defending it a record 25 times. He was nicknamed by fans as “Brown Bomber” due to his punching power. He was one of the most popular champions of all time. 

Rocky Marciano