Top Ten Greatest Boxing Fights


The Top Ten

1 Muhammad Ali VS. Joe Frazier

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

This mach was the most enjoyable match ever, you can't take your eyes off either boxer

Biggest grudge fight of the century

Great fight

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2 Arturo Gatti VS. Micky Ward

The best by BOTH fighters... Ward is the "Pride of Lowell" not Dicky Eklund. Sugar Ray slipped baby. So. Lowell in the house here!

Heart, determination & lump in the throat courage. The ninth round immortalised the pair of them.
RIP Arturo

Man vs Man, will vs courage, endurance vs agility, clearly the best fight of the boxing history.

Awesome trilogy! Maybe the best.

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3 Sandy Saddler VS Willie Pep
4 Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier III
5 Marvin Hagler VS. Thomas Hearns

Best 3 round fight in the history of boxing

6 Diego Corrales VS. Jose Luis Castillo
7 Sugar Ray Leonard VS. Thomas Hearns
8 Mike Tyson VS. Buster Douglas
9 Evander Holyfield VS. Mike Tyson

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

Iron "Bite" Tyson! - Terrax

10 Muhammad Ali VS. George Foreman

best ever Ray Leonard should not be up there

Ali destroy the unbeateable

The Contenders

11 Julio Cesar Chavez VS Meldrick Taylor
12 Marco Antonio Barrera VS. Erik Morales
13 George Foreman VS. Ron Lyle
14 Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez

It was a tie because of the rematch

Best feather weight fight ever

Greatest boxing match I have ever watched

This should be 1

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15 Nigel Benn vs Gerald McClellan

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

All of the rounds where classic

16 Sugar Ray Leonard VS Thomas Hearns I
17 Oscar De La Hoya VS. Felix Trinidad
18 Joe Calzaghe vs. Mikkel Kessler
19 Larry Holmes VS. Gerry Cooney
20 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.

21 Aaron Pryor VS. Nicaragua Alexis Arguello
22 Roberto Duran VS. Sugar Ray Leonard
23 Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

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"

24 Joe Frazier vs Jerry Quarry
25 Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao

A fight between the two greatest boxers of all time!

26 Johnny Tapia vs. Paulie Ayala
27 Larry Holmes vs Ken Norton
28 Salvador Sanchez VS Azumah Nelson
29 Dereck Chisora vs. Vitali Klitschko
30 Mike Tyson VS. Bruce Seldon
31 Floyd Mayweather vs Oscar De La Hoya
32 Matthew Saad Muhammad VS Yaqui Lopez
33 Riddick Bowe VS Evander Holyfield
34 Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez
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Top Remixes (4)

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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