The Five Greatest Boxers Of All Time2011-04-25T16:53:24Z
Manny, known as Manny Pacquiao, is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. He is one of the present day saviors of boxing who captured the hearts of millions with his big fighting heart. He was born on December 17, 1978, in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. Pacquiao is a Filipino fighter who had greatly helped putting the sport in the consciousness of millions once more.
Eight-division world champion. The first boxer in history to win ten world titles. The first to win in eight weight divisions.The first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Named as "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000's by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). Three-time The Ring and BWAA "Fighter of the Year, 2006, 2008, and 2009.
I-Next Live No 4 List- Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield is known as one of the most courageous athlete He is famous for his ability to look at Tyson eye-to-eye. He is a former World Undisputed Champion in both cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname ‘The Real Deal.’ He was boxing's most feared pugilist and everyone he fought were trembling even before the opening bell.He began boxing at age 12 and won the Boys Club boxing tournament. When he was 13, he qualified to compete in his first Junior Olympics. At the age of 22 he was hero of United States. He won the bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics.He is the only boxer to win the World Heavyweight title four times and only who twice defeated Mike Tyson.I-Next Live No 3 List- Oscar De La Hoya
He has defeated 17 world champions and has won 10 world titles in six different weight classes. Hoya generated more money than any other boxer in the history of the sport, Hs estimated income is $696 million.
I-Next Live No 2 List - Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time. He was an American former boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion. He self-proclaimed himself the greatest fighter of all-time but many people believe that they were thrilled with they saw him fighting. His fighting style dubbed as "floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee."
Ali is considered as one of boxing's icons and his popularity no doubt had revolutionized the game of boxing.
He was also known for his pre-match hype, where he would "trash talk" opponents on television and in person some time before the match, often with rhymes.
"Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated.
"Sports Personality of the Century" by the BBC.I-Next Live No 1 List- Rocky Marciano
Francis Marchegiano was an Italian-American boxer and the heavyweight champion. He had fought every worthy heavyweight and convincingly won every single fight until his retirement. When he retired he became the only heavyweight champion to finish his career undefeated.
Apart from Marciano, only Michael Loewe, Pichit Sitbangprachan, Harry Simon, Sven Ottke and Joe Calzaghe retired with a perfect record containing neither defeats nor draws. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.