Tag Archives: Evander Holyfield

Number 172 – Michael Dokes

Michael Dokes Akron, Ohio, USA August 10, 1958 – August 12, 2012 6’3″ / 78″ reach / 198-290 lbs 53-6-2-0 (34) from 10/15/1976 to 10/11/1997 (21y0m) 1-4-0-1(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 … Continue reading

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Another update for the 200 Greatest Heavyweights

This is a quick one. I have once again rearranged the ranking – both of fighters already listed, and fighters further up the list. I have hemmed and hawed about this topic for years now, but I finally gave in … Continue reading

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Number 197 – Fres Oquendo

Fres Oquendo (tied for 196) San Juan, Puerto Rico April 1, 1973 6’2” / 80” reach / 210-238lbs 37-8-0-0(24) from 05/10/1997 to 7/6/2014 (17y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten – #193 total and #157 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Updates to the Greatest Heavyweights, now The 178 Greatest Heavyweights

Well, I figured this would happen. Going through my heavyweight ranking, making some changes and doing some more research, I came to the conclusion that there are some good fighters that have been left out. More importantly, those fighters all … Continue reading

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