Top Ten Greatest Boxing Fights


The Top Ten

1 Muhammad Ali VS. Joe Frazier Muhammad Ali VS. Joe Frazier

The best fight of the whole world wow back in my days I was a fighter and now I am old and rinklie

It was indeed the most intense heavyweight championship fight in the history of boxing

Great fight

Match between champion Joe Frazier (26-0, 23 KOs) and challenger Muhammad Ali (31-0, 25 KOs), "Fight of the Century" - MatrixGuy

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2 Arturo Gatti VS. Micky Ward

An awesome inspiring action fight for All-time. This is the heart of professional boxing,
2 Warriors fighting with heart, an courage for nothing but their pride on the line. Tons of excitement, courage, heart, big shots, little defense etc.
Gatti - best action fighter of his generation.

The ninth round alone makes this the greatest fight I've ever seen.

This is by far the best boxing match in history. Rip gatti

Legendary. Mt. Rushmore of fights.

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3 Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier III Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier III
4 Marvin Hagler VS. Thomas Hearns

Best 3 round fight in the history of boxing

5 Sandy Saddler VS Willie Pep
6 Mike Tyson VS. Buster Douglas
7 Diego Corrales VS. Jose Luis Castillo

Great Comeback by chico true boxing legend rip🙏

8 Muhammad Ali VS. George Foreman

best ever Ray Leonard should not be up there

Ali destroy the unbeateable

9 Evander Holyfield VS. Mike Tyson

Tyson couldn't beat him so he bit him - Sabbath

Iron "Bite" Tyson! - Terrax

10 Julio Cesar Chavez VS Meldrick Taylor

Non stop action for 12 rounds. Clearly displayed the difference between a boxer and a fighter.

The Newcomers

? Ganndy Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez II
? Salvador Sanchez vs Wilfredo Gomez

Gomez showed guts even in utter defeat, he foght all he could, sanchez was a master boxer

The Contenders

11 Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns I
12 Marco Antonio Barrera VS. Erik Morales

As an avid boxing viewer, this for me is the greatest boxing match of all time. This match will keep you on the edge of your seat throughput. Back and forth like you've never seen. If you like boxing and haven't seen this contest, I would urge you to check this match.

This fight should definitely be ranked higher. It was a see saw battle from two fighters who definitely despised each other. Erik being undefeated and pound for pound...and Marco hating that he was forgotten about after the Junior Jones loss. Great scrap I thought Morales took two out of the their trilogy. The first being the closest.

Best fight I've ever seen.

13 Sugar Ray Leonard VS. Thomas Hearns
14 George Foreman VS. Ron Lyle

Outstanding 2 sided slug out

15 Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez

Greatest boxing match I have ever watched

It was a tie because of the rematch

Best feather weight fight ever

Its gone either way

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16 Roberto Duran VS. Sugar Ray Leonard

This one of the top five fights ever. Heavyweights are overrated. Fighters today in the welterweight class would not last 5 rounds with either Duran or Leneord.

17 Nigel Benn vs Gerald McClellan

Seriously. Most brutal fight ever. One almost dies and left dumb, deaf and blind. The fought one more time and retired. So vicious the boxing community doesn’t want to remember it.

Great fight from 1st minute, sad for McClellan but still hell of a fight - dazter

All of the rounds where classic

18 Joe Calzaghe vs. Mikkel Kessler
19 Sugar Ray Robinson vs Jake LaMotta VI Sugar Ray Robinson vs Jake LaMotta VI
20 Oscar De La Hoya VS. Felix Trinidad
21 Larry Holmes VS. Gerry Cooney
22 Aaron Pryor VS. Nicaragua Alexis Arguello

To bad for the drug afctor. This is my favorite action fight.

23 Sugar Ray Leonard VS. Marvin Hagler

HAGLER WON EASY! Watch this fight on mute! Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the best but he just didn't win this fight.

24 Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao

This shouldn't be in the top million. This fight was boring because Floyd was unwilling to engage. You have to be really easily amused to think this was a good fight. - Sabbath

A greatest fight against two all time best boxers...

The Greatest fight I've ever seen.

A fight between the two greatest boxers of all time!

25 Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko
26 Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

This fight was fake and scripted - Sabbath

Totally predictable outcome. Macgregor stood to lose $80 million if he went outside the rules. If it has been only $2 million, Macgregor might have said "the heck with it", and gone MMA. If he had, he would have destroyed Mayweather in seconds.

I vote for that to write "loool"

27 Joe Frazier vs Jerry Quarry
28 Miguel Cotto vs Floyd Mayweather
29 Johnny Tapia vs. Paulie Ayala
30 Larry Holmes vs Ken Norton
31 Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez

1 of the best fights I ever seen

32 Dereck Chisora vs. Vitali Klitschko
33 Holly Holm vs Sophie Anne Mathis II
34 Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward III

A great finale to the trilogy!

35 Lionel Rose vs Rocky Gattellari
36 Floyd Mayweather vs Oscar De La Hoya
37 Matthew Saad Muhammad VS Yaqui Lopez
38 Riddick Bowe VS Evander Holyfield

Should be way further up the list

39 Salvador Sanchez VS Azumah Nelson
40 Lennox Lewis vs Vitali Klitschko
41 Mike Tyson VS. Bruce Seldon
42 Rafael Marquez vs. Israel Vazquez III

An amazing quartet of fights, so well matched and both with heart and skill in abundance

43 Lennox Lewis vs Evander Holyfield II
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Muhammad Ali VS. Joe Frazier
2. Sandy Saddler VS Willie Pep
3. Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier III
1. Arturo Gatti VS. Micky Ward
2. Nigel Benn vs Gerald McClellan
3. Joe Calzaghe vs. Mikkel Kessler
1. Marvin Hagler VS. Thomas Hearns
2. George Foreman VS. Ron Lyle
3. Arturo Gatti VS. Micky Ward

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