Greatest Boxers Before Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is universally known as one of the greats of Boxing. Which boxers were successful before him and who came close?

The Top Ten Greatest Boxers Before Muhammad Ali

1 Sugar Ray Robinson Sugar Ray Robinson was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965. Robinson's performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions prompted sportswriters to create "pound for pound" rankings, where they compared fighters regardless of weight.
2 Joe Louis
3 Henry Armstrong
4 Willie Pep
5 Rocky Marciano

Greatest boxer pre-Ali - lucaskt

6 Jack Johnson

The first African world heavyweight boxing champion. - ParasN2000

7 Ezzard Charles
8 Sonny Liston
9 Jack Dempsey
10 Emile Griffith
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