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Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time

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Step into the exciting world of boxing, where gladiators don gloves and step into the ring to create magic! Imagine seeing fierce warriors, dancing like lightning, and throwing knockout blows that leave you out of breath. Check the Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time.

These are the legendary boxing champions who’ve etched their names in history, captivating the world with their skills and tenacity. From the awe-inspiring knockouts of heavyweights to the graceful footwork of featherweights, each champion brought their unique flair to the sport.

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Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time

From the iconic Muhammad Ali’s lightning-fast footwork to the devastating power punches of Mike Tyson, each champion brought a unique style that defined their era.

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So, tighten your gloves and get ready for an action-packed ride as we celebrate the champions who’ve left an everlasting impact on the world of boxing. So, let’s begin

10. Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar Chavez is the most celebrated boxer in Mexico’s history. Throughout his career, he achieved world titles in three weight divisions: super featherweight, lightweight, and light welterweight.

He had a record of 107-6-2, with 86 knockouts. Furthermore, he had an unbeaten streak of 87 fights from 1980 to 1993. Moreover, his pressure style, chin, and body punching make him popular among fans.

NicknameEl Cesar del Boxeo
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
Date of BirthJuly 12, 1962
Age61
BirthplaceCiudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico
CountryMexico
Education and schoolHe had limited formal education
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters)
Weight67 kg
Family DetailsFather of Omar Chávez and Julio César Chávez Jr.

9. Marvin Hagler

One of the greatest middleweights of all time, Hagler held the undisputed world title from 1980 to 1987, making 12 successful defenses. He had a record of 62-3-2, with 52 knockouts.

However, he participated in some of the most thrilling fights in boxing history, including the War with Thomas Hearns. Additionally, he faced a controversial loss to Sugar Ray Leonard, which ignited debates among fans and experts alike.

NicknameMarvelous Marvin Hagler
ProfessionFormer Professional Boxer
Date of BirthMay 23, 1954
Age69
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolHe had limited formal education
Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight59 to 67
Family DetailsHe was married twice and had five children

8. Lennox Lewis

The last undisputed world heavyweight champion, Lewis held the WBC, WBA, IBF, and IBO titles at various points in his career. Further, he had a record of 41-2-1, with 32 knockouts.

Moreover, he defeated some of the best heavyweights of his era, such as Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, and Vitali Klitschko. Therefore, everyone praised him for his big, strong, and excellent skills in the ring.

NicknameThe Lion
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
Date of BirthSeptember 2, 1965
Age57
BirthplaceLondon, England
CountryUnited Kingdom
Education and schoolCameron Heights Collegiate Institute
Height6 feet 5 inches (196 cm)
Weight116 kg
Family DetailsSpouse Violet Chang

7. Joe Louis

The longest reigning world heavyweight champion in history, Louis held the title from 1937 to 1949, making 25 successful defenses. Further, he had a record of 66-3, with 52 knockouts.

Furthermore, he was a national hero in the United States and a symbol of anti-fascism during World War II. People loved and looked up to him for his amazing skills, excellent power, and dignified behavior.

NicknameThe Brown Bomber
ProfessionProfessional boxer
Date of BirthMay 13, 1914
AgeHe passed away on April 12, 1981, at the age of 66
BirthplaceLafayette, Alabama
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolNot Available
Height6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)
Weight97 kg
Family DetailsHe married four times and had three children

6. Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson, a legendary figure in the world of boxing, is often regarded as one of the most fearsome and dominant heavyweights in history. At the age of 20, Tyson achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the youngest world heavyweight champion.

He unified the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles and defended them nine times. Furthermore, he had a record of 506, with 44 knockouts. He was feared for his explosive power, speed, and accuracy.

NicknameIron Mike
ProfessionFormer Professional Boxer
Date of BirthJune 30, 1966
Age57
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolDropped out of high school 
Height5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight100 kg
Family DetailsHe married three times

5. Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao, a true legend of the sport, holds an incredible feat that sets him apart from all others – being the sole boxer to conquer world titles in eight distinct weight divisions, ranging from flyweight to light middleweight.

His record boasts an impressive 62 wins, 7 losses, and 2 draws, with a total of 39 knockouts. However, he is also a senator in his native Philippines and a humanitarian. He is admired for his speed, stamina, and courage.

NicknamePacman
ProfessionProfessional Boxer and Senator
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1978
Age44
BirthplaceKibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
CountryPhilippines
Education and schoolAttended local schools in the Philippines
Height5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
Weight66 kg
Family DetailsMarried to Jinkee Pacquiao, and have five children together

4. Roberto Duran

Known by the fierce moniker “Hands of Stone,” Roberto Duran stood as one of the most formidable and revered boxers of his time. Moreover, he won world titles in an impressive four-weight division, ranging from lightweight to middleweight.

Furthermore, he had a record of 103-16, with 70 knockouts. He was known for his relentless aggression, durability, and punching power.

NicknameHands of Stone
ProfessionFormer professional boxer
Date of BirthJune 16, 1951
Age72
BirthplacePanama City, Panama
CountryPanama
Education and schoolNot available
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight74 kg
Family DetailsMarried to Felicidad Iglesias and have six children

3. Sugar Ray Robinson

Considered by many to be the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all time, Robinson held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951, and the world middleweight title five times between 1951 and 1960.

One of the Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time

Robinson was a master of his craft, his success inside the ring showcased exceptional skill, ring intelligence, and unmatched versatility. Therefore, he had a record of 173-19-6, with 108 knockouts.

NicknameNot available
ProfessionProfessional boxe
Date of Birth3 May 1921
AgeDied on 12 April 1989
BirthplaceAiley, Georgia, United States
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolNot available
Height1.8 m
Weight73 kg
Family DetailsMarried twice

2. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

One of the most successful and richest boxers of all time, Mayweather retired undefeated with a record of 50-0. He won world titles in five weight divisions and was named Fighter of the Decade for the 2010s by The Ring magazine.

One of the Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time

He was renowned for his defensive mastery, accuracy, and ring IQ. Moreover, he was consistently one of the highest-paid athletes in the world during his active boxing career, earning huge paychecks from his major fights and endorsements.

NicknameMoney Mayweather
ProfessionRetired Boxer
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1977
Age46
BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, USA
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolHigh School Graduate
Height5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters)
Weight68 kg
Family DetailsHe have 5 children

1. Muhammad Ali

He was a larger-than-life figure and one of the most iconic and true legends in the sport. Ali was a three-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold medalist. He was known for his speed, skill, charisma, and social activism.

Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time
One of the Top 10 Boxing Champions in the World of All Time

He fought in some of the most memorable bouts in boxing history, such as the Thrilla in Manila and the Rumble in the Jungle. However, Muhammad Ali had 61 professional boxing fights, out of which he won 56 and lost 5, with no draws. He achieved 37 knockouts during his career.

NicknameThe Greatest
ProfessionBoxer and Activist
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1942
AgeDied on 3 June 2016
BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolCentral High School in Louisville
Height6 feet 3 inches (191 cm)
Weight107 kg
Family DetailsHe had nine children from four wives 

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