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By The Ring | 

Punching Hard is about more than brute strength. It’s part of the Language of Boxing, a rich vocabulary with a long history of technical refinement. Some have mastered the craft more than others

To celebrate our own Centennial Year, we present this list of the past century’s Heavy-Handed Best.

 

 



BY NAME (alphabetical):

Alexis Arguello

Henry Armstrong

Max Baer

Nigel Benn

Artur Beterbiev

Bennie Briscoe

Bobby Chacon

Julio Cesar Chavez

Gerry Cooney

Diego Corrales

Miguel Cotto

Pipino Cuevas

Vic Darchinyan

Al “Bummy” Davis

Gervonta Davis

Oscar De La Hoya

Jack Dempsey

Nonito Donaire

Roberto Duran

Antonio Esparragoza

Florentino Fernandez

George Foreman

Bob Foster

Tiger Jack Fox

Joe Frazier

Acelino Freitas

Khaosai Galaxy

George Godfrey

Gennadiy Golovkin

Wilfredo Gomez

Tommy Gomez

Humberto Gonzalez

Roman Gonzalez

Rocky Graziano

Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Naseem Hamed

Eugene “Cyclone” Hart

David Haye

Thomas Hearns

Evander Holyfield

Al Hostak

Naoya Inoue

Julian Jackson

Lew Jenkins

Eder Jofre

Roy Jones Jr.

Anthony Joshua

Wladimir Klitschko

Sergey Kovalev

Sugar Ray Leonard

Lennox Lewis

Sonny Liston

Danny Lopez

Ricardo Lopez

Juan Manuel Lopez

Joe Louis

Marcos Maidana

Rocky Marciano

Rafael Marquez

Mike McCallum

Gerald McClellan

Carlos Monzon

Archie Moore

Michael Moorer

Ricardo Moreno

Tommy Morrison

Shane Mosley

John Mugabi

Matthew Saad Muhammad

Jose Napoles

Ruben Olivares

Manny Pacquiao

Kelly Pavlik

Jesus Pimentel

Jose Luis Ramirez

Elmer Ray

Sugar Ray Robinson

Edwin Rosario

Donovan “Razor” Ruddock

Sandy Saddler

Bob Satterfield

Max Schmeling

Earnie Shavers

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

Michael Spinks

Adonis Stevenson

Felix Trinidad

Kostya Tszyu

David Tua

Mike Tyson

Rodrigo Valdes

Edwin Valero

Jersey Joe Walcott

Deontay Wilder

Cleveland Williams

Ike Williams

Harry Wills

Tony Zale

Alfonso Zamora

Carlos Zarate