BOXERS THAT HAVE RETIRED UNDEFEATED

There are too many boxers who have marked history in this sport; for their agility, for their personality, the great fights they gave or in this case for having defeated all their opponents and end undefeated. We will present 5 boxers who have achieved this and now enjoy an excellent reputation in the sport.

  1. Rocco Francis Marchegiano

Known as Rocky Marciano, he was born in Massachusetts, United States with Italian origin and was the only one in the heavyweight category who retired undefeated with 49 wins, of which 43 were by knockouts.

Rocky managed to keep his title for 6 occasions and was classified by the International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO) as one of the 10 best heavyweights in history.

  1. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Joy Sinclair known as “Money” Mayweather, was born in Michigan, United States and managed to be world champion in five different categories (super feather, light, super light, welter, and super welter).

Mayweather collected a total of 50 fights and won 27 of them by knockout. He became the best pay-per-view boxer on subscription television.

  1. Ricardo López Nava

Ricardo “El Finito” López Nava born in Morelos, Mexico. He was world champion of minimum weight of the World Boxing Council and retired with a record of 52 wins and 25 of them via knockout.

The Mexican also conquered the Mini Flyweight title twice from the International Boxing Federation. And in 2016 he entered the list of “The Best Boxers Pound for Pound of the Last 25 Years” of ESPN.

  1. Terry Marsh

He was the first European boxer to retire as an undefeated world champion born in London, England. He was a world champion in the British, European and IBF light-welterweight division as a professional.

The English retired undefeated with 26 wins, 10 of them by knockout and was three times senior amateur champion of the Amateur Boxing Association of England.

  1. Jimmy Barry

“The Little Tiger” born in Illinois, United States of Irish descent. Considered the first champion of the lightest categories, since it was the World Bantamweight Championship from 1894 to 1899.

With more fights than everyone on the list, Barry won 65 fights and 8 went by knockout retiring undefeated. He was included in the Hall of Fame of Ring magazine in 2000.

 

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