Number 192 – Joe Bugner

Joe Bugner (tied for 191) Szoreg, Hungary March 13, 1950 6’4” / 82” reach / 199¾-278¼ lbs 69-13-1-0(41) from 12/20/1967 to 06/13/1999 (31y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-3-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers 1 fight for the linear championship – 0-1-0-0(0) Fights against the top ten: W-UD-15 Henry Cooper, L-UD-15 Jack Bodell, L-UD-12, L-UD-15… Read More Number 192 – Joe Bugner

Number 189 – Larry Middleton

Larry Middleton (tied for 189) Dundalk, Marlyland, USA January 24, 1942 – January 9, 2014 6’5” / 190-210lbs 23-10-2-0(14) from 09/23/1965 to 01/25/1978 (12y4m) 1-6-1-0(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers No fights for the linear championship Fights against the top ten: W-UD-10 Joe Bugner, D-10 Jimmy Ellis, L-UD-10 Jerry… Read More Number 189 – Larry Middleton

Number 193 – Alfredo Evangelista

Alfredo Evangelista (tied for 191) Montevideo, Uruguay December 3, 1954 6’1½” / 208-242½lbs 61-13-4-0(41) from 10/10/1975 to 4/15/1988 (12y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-2-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers 1 fight for the linear championship – 0-1-0-0(0) Fights against the top ten: W-SD-10 Renaldo Snipes, L-UD-15 Muhammad Ali, L-KO-7 Larry Holmes, L-UD-12 Lorenzo… Read More Number 193 – Alfredo Evangelista

178 Greatest Heavyweights recalculation – Holyfield edition

The basic criteria for my ranking of the greatest heavyweights is fairly straight forward. How many wins does a fighter have against good opposition? My primary means of assessing this is via the Ring Magazine’s top ten ratings. My rationale for this has been explained before, but essentially, those rankings are the oldest, most reliable,… Read More 178 Greatest Heavyweights recalculation – Holyfield edition