Boxing is one of those sports that you either love with a fiery passion or really don’t care about. Sadly, I’m not a big fan, but don’t get me wrong it’s still fun to read those stats. Knocking people out cold in the first round? Sign me up! Sadly, most of the fights nowadays are boring and last forever to prolong the spectacle and allow the advertisers to sell you more of their crap. What I’m saying is, modern boxing is just a soulless money-making machine… for the most part. I’m sure there are passionate boxers out there, no doubt about it!
Either way, no need to keep you all waiting, so let’s talk about the best of the best, the crème of the crop, the strongest, most agile boxers of all time.
1. Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is probably the most notorious of all the boxers of this list. That’s because he rocked during the 90s’, and we all love that decade. In terms of KOs his stats are also pretty impressive: overall, he knocked out his opponents 44 times, 12 of which were in the 1st round. Oh and to top it off, his first 19 fights as a professional boxer were all KOs.
2. Roberto Duran
This is the man known and feared for his stone-hard and lightning-fast punches. 103 victories, 70 knock outs. You do the math!
3. Sugar Ray Robinson
At some point, you’ve probably heard characters on TV or in a movie call someone “Sugar Ray”, well, I’m 90% sure this was the Sugar Ray they were referring to. 173 wins with 108 KO’s in the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight and light-heavyweight divisions. This man was all over the place!