Authoritative statistical portal BoxRec has published a list of the ten greatest boxers in the history of the sport.
It is not surprising that in the first place was the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. The second was his former rival, the Filipino Manny Pacquiao. Three was closed by the icon of Argentine Boxing , Carlos monzón.
It is interesting that Mohammed Ali had won only fourth place, although it certainly is the most recognizable figure in Boxing history.
No place in the top ten for such legendary fighters as Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, rocky Marciano, Roberto Duran and others.
Top 10 greatest boxers in the BoxRec version
- Floyd Mayweather (50-0-0)
- Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2)
- Carlos Monzón (87-3-9)
- Mohammed Ali (56-5-0)
- Sugar Ray Robinson (174-19-6)
- Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2)
- Joe Louis (66-3-0)
- Archie Moore (186-23-10)
- Oscar De La Hoya (39-6-0)
- Julio Cesar Chavez (107-6-2)
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