‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard (USA)
Another Olympic gold medallist, ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard was considered as fighter of the decade of 1980s although his stats didn’t as impressive as other boxers in this list. However, he did fighting against the likes of stars such as Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran and Thomas Hearns, which make him more special.
He fought 40 times, of which he won 36, lost 3 and drew 1. 25 of 36 won were by knockout.
He is famous for controversial actions both in and out of the ring such as being convicted of rap, making the undisputed heavyweight champion for over two years.
Tyson was disqualified for biting a piece of Holyfield’s ear off in a fight.
His stats are kind of skewed by fighting past his prime. He fought 58 times, winning 50, lost six times, and was involved in two no contests. 44 of 50 won was by knockout.
Joe Louis (USA)
Joe Louis named the “Brown Bomber” was one of the most dominant boxers of all time and generation, holding the record of heavyweight title for over 11 years. He participated in 27 heavyweight championship fights which is another record until today.
He fought 72 times, he won 69, lost 3 times. Of those 69 winning, 55 was by knockout. Of 3 lost, one was by the great Rocky Marciano.
Muhammad Ali is the most famous boxer of all time, and an Olympic gold medallist as well as a former heavyweight champion. He was famous for his overwhelming self-belief, his cockiness,
fantastic quotes, his prime, and stands he made, such as refusing to fight in the Vietnam War, which made him a temporary ban from boxing.
He fought 61 times, of which he won 56, 5 lost most coming in the twightlight of his career when he was past his best. Of those 56 fights won, 37 was by knockout.