DSince the World Heavyweight Championship was created by the World Boxing Council (WBC), and that he would conquer for the first time in February 1
DSince the World Heavyweight Championship was created by the World Boxing Council (WBC), and that he would conquer for the first time in February 1962 the greatest Muhammad Ali against Sonny Liston, came the fourth victorious defense against the English Henry cooper.
From then on, the United States and United Kingdom They have met for this belt twenty times, with the British (although all English) ahead 11-9.
After Ali’s first win, the Americans will go 5-0, with all four titles against the aforementioned Henry Cooper, Brian London, Joe Bugner and Richard Dunn, in addition to the subsequent victory of Mike tyson versus Frank Bruno.
But the Olympic champion appeared Lennox lewis In 1993, and in addition to becoming the first non-North American boxer to be proclaimed the WBC world heavyweight champion, he claimed nine victories against the Americans, despite the famous setbacks against Oliver McCall and Hasim rahman and a draw before Evander Holyfield, but that kept him on the throne as champion.
Among his victories, the rematches against his two executioners and two other very valuable against the stars. Evander Holyfied and Mike Tyson, next to the triumphs in front of Tony Tucker, Phil Jackson, Shannon Briggs and Michael Grant.
After this glorious stage of the great weights, the protagonists of the trilogue arrived that concludes tomorrow at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with a tie that favored the then champion. Deontay Wilder and the last victory of Tyson fury, in total USA-9 England-11.
It is surprising that in a category that was clearly dominated by the Americans, the British have appeased the spirits of the almighty Americans with the triumphs of Lennox Lewis (9), Frank Bruno (1 vs. McCall) and Tyson Fury (1).
On the other side, victories have so far corresponded to Ali (4), Tyson (2, both against Frank Bruno), McCall (1), Rahman (1) and Wilder (1).
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