One of my personal heavyweight favorites and in my opinion he had the best jab in boxing!
Records : 69W - 6L (44KO) = 75 Bouts
Height : 6’ 3”
Reach : 81 in.
Stance : Orthodox
Nationality : American
-High rated among the greatest “Jabs” in Boxing
-3rd Most Successful Title Defences in Boxing (19 Consecutive Title defenses)
-Has a winning streak of 48-0 before lossing to Spinks.
-International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee 2008
-World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee 2007
-1978 Fighter of the Year (BWAA)
-1982 Fighter of the Year (The Ring)
-1998, 5th Greatest Heavyweight of All Time (The Ring)
-Record breaking 7 KO wins in the Title defences.
-20 Successful World Title fights (20-5)
-Beat 11 World Champions (11-5)
-The Ring & Lineal Heavyweight
-Earnie Shavers (Twice)
-Micheal Spinks (Twice)
-Eric “Butterbean” Esch