The popular Boxrec portal covering professional boxing has made the top 10 best boxers in the history of this sport.
November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson became the youngest world champion in boxing history. Knocking out Trevor Berbick, he won the WBC heavyweight title.
In the first place is the undefeated American Floyd Mayweather. Mike Tyson, one of the most recognizable boxers in history, was not in the top ten.
Top 10 greatest boxers (Boxrec version):
- Floyd Mayweather – 50 wins, 0 losses, 0 draws
- Manny Pacquiao – 62−7−2
- Carlos Monson – 87−3−9
- Mohammed Ali – 56−5−0
- Sugar Ray Robinson – 174−19−6
- Bernard Hopkins – 55−8−2
- Joe Louis – 66−3−0
- Archie Moore – 186−23−10
- Oscar de la Hoya – 39−6−0
- Julio Cesar Chavez – 107−6−2.
Recall, recently 53-year-old Tyson announced that he was ready to return to the ring for the sake of participating in charity fights.