Written in SPORTS CENTER the 6/1/2022 · 17:40 hs Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier 3, October 1, 1975 Considered the best of all time, named after
The 5 best fights in boxing history: Muhammad Ali starred in one of them
Written in SPORTS CENTER the 6/1/2022 · 17:40 hs
Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier 3, October 1, 1975
Considered the best of all time, named after the famous performance of “Trhilla in Manila” in which Muhammad Ali prevailed in the fourteenth round, after Joe Frazier’s corner threw in the towel to remove his fighter from the sweltering infernal heat of the Philippine Islands.
Jack Dempsey vs Luis Ángel Firpo, September 14, 1923
A brutal combat in the olden days of boxing, when the sport of fists was not yet so regulated, it was a real war, both fell to the canvas 11 times between the two, In the end the victory went to Dempsey who successfully defended his crown of the completes against the Argentine.
Sugar Ray Leonard vs Thomas Hearns, September 16, 1981
This fight took place in the boxing capital, Las Vegas, Nevada, between then-unbeatable Thomas Hearns, World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion and World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Sugar Ray Leonard. Although all seemed lost for Sugar in round 13, the champion came out to give it his all in the fourteenth round and ended up riddling Hearns for the victory by technical knockout.
Micky Wards vs Arturo Gatti, May 18, 2002
Regarded as the fight of the year in 2002 by The Ring magazine, Micky Ward, he found the perfect combination with a powerful hook to the liver that knocked out Arturo Gatti in the ninth inning for a unanimous decision victory.
Joe Louis vs Billy Conn, June 18, 1941
Joe Louis arrived as the wide favorite to face a young man named Billy Conn, who had agreed to lose 25 pounds, about 13 kilograms for this confrontation, In the eighth round, dehydration began to wreak havoc on Louis’ body, who almost lost the fight, fortunately, managed to react and ended up sending Conn to the canvas in the thirteenth round.