Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (Kazakh: Геннадий Геннадийұлы Головкин; Russian: Геннадий Геннадьевич Головкин; born April 8, 1982) is an undefeated Kazakh boxer who competed in the Middleweight (75 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal. He is the current WBA and IBO Middleweight Champion. With an 89% knockout percentage rate, Golovkin holds…

Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe

Joseph William “Joe” Calzaghe CBE (/kælˈzæɡi/ kal-zag-ee; born 23 March 1972) is a retired Welsh professional boxer.[1] He is a former WBO, IBF, WBC, WBA & The Ring Super Middleweight Champion and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion.[2] Calzaghe is the longest-reigning world champion in recent years, having held the WBO Super Middleweight title for over ten years and made 21 successful defenses. He relinquished the title to move up to light heavyweight. As his super…

Marvin Hagler vs Roberto Duran

Marvin Hagler vs Roberto Duran

Marvin Hagler vs Roberto Duran A fight against Roberto Durán followed. Durán was the first challenger to last the distance with Hagler in a world-championship bout. Durán was the WBA Light MiddleweightChampion and went up in weight to challenge for Hagler’s middleweight crown. Hagler won a unanimous 15-round decision, although after 12 rounds two of the judges had Durán…

TOP TEN BOXING POUND FOR POUND

TOP TEN BOXING POUND FOR POUND With so many great fighters in the last 100 years it is not so easy to accurately pick the top ten in order. Most important when comparing boxers from different generations is their style of fighting, certain styles don't work well together and a supposed superior fighter will lose…

Top Ten Pound For Pound Boxers

Originally posted on Prize Fight Kings:
With so many great fighters in the last 100 years it is not so easy to accurately pick the top ten in order. Most important when comparing boxers from different generations is their style of fighting, certain styles don’t work well together and a supposed superior fighter will lose…

Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield vs James “Buster” Douglas

Buster Douglas vs Evander Holyfield, billed as “The Moment of Truth“, was a professional boxing match contested on October 25, 1990 for the WBA, WBC, IBF, and lineal Heavyweight championships. The bout took place at The Mirage inParadise, Nevada, USA and saw Douglas making the first defense of the titles he won from Mike Tyson in February 1990. An out-of-shape Douglas came into the fight weighing 246 pounds,…

Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman

Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman, billed as “The Battle of the Ages“, was a professional boxing match contested on April 19, 1991 for the WBA, WBC, IBF and Lineal Heavyweight championships. The fight is perhaps best remembered for its memorable round 7. At the beginning of the round, Holyfield was the aggressor, throwing several jabs as Foreman stood back, seemingly waiting for an…