List Of Boxing Legends

A lot of boxing legends have come and gone. Some have built names that will last for a long time in the industry. Many boxing lovers should know by now that Betway is the number 1 place to bet on boxing and although many of the old boxers are no longer active in the industry, their legendary performance remains.

Muhammed Ali

He was formerly called Cassius Clay. He became a professional boxer in the heavyweight division. His first professional fight happened on Oct 29, 1960, and having his final boxing match Dec 11, 19810. In his twenty one year career, he accumulated a fight record of 56 wins and five losses.

He held the heavyweight championship from Feb 25, 1964, until he got a ban for refusing to participate in the Vietnam War. He vindicated himself and won his belt back in “The Rumble in The Jungle”.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson boasts of a record of 173 wins, 19 losses, 6 draws and 2 MO contest. In his 25 years and 200 fights, he has held the championship in two different weight classes. He had a 40-0 unbeaten record before until he lost to LaMotta who has a 16lb weight advantage.

Floyd Mayweather Jr

Floyd is a successful boxer with an undefeated record of 50-0. He made the work counter punch famous and was very notorious for it. He used to draw many big purses. He fought against Manny Pacquiao and the fight had an overall purse of $400,000,000. The UFC’s biggest star Conor McGregor pitched him to a fight that was enjoyed by the many bettors of Betway because of the obvious winner. Floyd won. He is very particular about who he fights.

Rocky Marciano

This is an iconic boxer in boxing history. He started his professional career in 1947 and became the heavyweight champion in 1952 beating Jersey Joe Walcott. He retired from boxing with an undefeated record of 49-0. He got 43 knockouts on his record. He was rumoured to have the hardest punch in the history of boxing. His title was defended 6 times before he retired from boxing.

Roy Jones Jr

This boxer is on the list for the best pound for pound boxers of all time. He is a former 6-time world champion having won in 4 different weight categories. He started his career at light middleweight and won a world title in the heavyweight division. He established a record of 65 wins and nine losses. He is currently a fantastic commentator for many of today’s fights.

Manny Pacquiao

He won titles in eight different weight classes. Four of those classes so form the original weight classes when boxing started. Here’s an amazing athlete and also competed in basketball professionally. He also dabbled in politics and is the chairman of the Philippine Senate.

He has a boxing record of 59 wins, 2draws and 9 loses. He has competed amongst some of the most impressive boxers. If he were a current boxer, many Betway players would place many wagers on him.