Floyd’s defensive skills has made it difficult for his opponents to land any punches. His speed, footwork, and intelligence in the ring has helped him stay undefeated.
9.Julio Cesar Chavez
Julio Cesar Chavez is probably the greatest Mexican boxer of all time. His tough chin and powerful punches were one of his top attributes during his career.
8. Roberto Duran
Roberto Duran was known for his hands of stone and a brawler in the ring. One of his most famous fights was vs Sugar Ray Leonard in which he one the first fight, but afterwards gave up in the rematch which was famously known as “No Mas”.
7. Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard was known for his smooth footwork in the ring as well as his incredible speed. He was rewarded as fighter of the decade in the 1980’s.
6. Joe Louis
Joe Louis regarded as one the greatest heavyweights of all time had viscous power that led to 43 KO’s out of 54 fights. Louis made history as becoming the first African-American to establish himself as the nations hero during War World II.
5. Rocky Marciano
Rocky Marciano was boxer with incredible stamina, powerful punches, and strong chin. His record speaks for itself as he was able to win 49 bouts, with 43 KO’s, and no losses.
4. Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson one of the most well rounded boxers of all time. He was able to adapt to any style of boxing whether that was brawling or counter punching. The man is regarded as one of the best pound for pound boxers of all time.
3. George Foreman
George Foreman has had a few significant fights that has establish his great career. One of them was the ” The Rumble in the Jungle” vs Muhammad Ali in which he was upset, but still delivered on of the most memorable fights in boxing history. The other fight was vs Joe Frazier in which he was able to knock Frazier in the second which ultimately led to become heavyweight champion of the world. Finally no one can forget him becoming the oldest heavyweight champion of the world at the age of 45 when he defeated a 27 year old Michael Moorer.
2. Joe Frazier
Joe Frazier was one of the few boxers that defeated Muhammad Ali in his prime. Fraziers powerful left hook was a key to knocking out his opponents. One of his greatest accomplishments was his bout vs Muhammad Ali in which it was regarded as the ” Fight of the Century” he came out victorious in that bout.
The great Muhammad Ali known for his famous style of “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee”. Ali had incredible footwork, great hand speed, and unbelievable reflexes. Some his greatest bouts were against other legends such as Joe Frazier, George Foreman, and Sonny Liston. No other boxer has come close to Ali style of fighting.