The 15 Greatest Heavyweight Boxers Of All Time

1) Muhammad Ali – The greatest heavyweight champion boxer of all time. Like George Foreman, he went through 2 incarnations. The first one was the fastest heavyweight of all time, whose defense made him untouchable.

A Comparison of Muhammad Ali and Jack Johnson

There are many similarities between Muhammad Ali and Jack Johnson. Both of them had outspoken personalities both in and out of the ring. Both of them used taunting in the ring to their advantage and as a form of psychological warfare against their opponents.

Defensive Tactics of Selected Heavyweight Boxers

Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey was a defensively sound puncher. He stood 6’1 and weighed 190 at his heaviest. Therefore he knew that he would have to get in on the inside against heavyweights who were bigger than him. Dempsey also knew that he would have to use an effective method to close the distance against […]

A Critical Look at the Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston Fights

Many boxing scholars say that we never saw the best of Muhammad Ali in a fight but this is not necessarily true. In his absolute prime, from 1964-1967, he fought Sonny Liston at the age of 22. In facing Sonny Liston, he was facing a man destroyer with no regard for human life especially when […]

A Comparison of Joe Louis and Mike Tyson

Joe Louis and Mike Tyson are two of the most explosive heavyweight punchers in boxing history, along with Jack Dempsey. One was a soldier-boxer betrayed by the country who he fought for, until he found rest in Arlington Cemetery.