Okay fight fans, this is my list of the World's greatest fighters from the beginning of time until the last century. Help me create a list of those worthy of being added. Let's shoot for ten more fighters. I have given you the names of fighters that historically appeal to the beloved and loyal fans of the boxing world as well.
In Chronological Order
Roman Gladiator X circa
950 a.d. Said
to have killed or beaten 1,425 opponents in the public fighting arena
Genghis Khan "The
Precious Warrior" 1167-1227 This
conqueror and military leader seized control of the land from China to
Russia. As the succeeding tribal
chief he fought from the age of 13 to sustain the leadership he acquired at
such a young
Sir William Wallace 1272-1305 This
Scottish national hero captured many English fortresses and fought in hand to
hand combat in many battles, namely the battle of Stirling Bridge.
Saint Joan of Arc 1412-1431 During
a time where female leadership was non-existent, Joan of Arc at 13 years old
traveled in armor and led a military operation against the English. She fought in the front lines and was
later captured and interrogated for 14 months - never giving in she was burned
at the stake.
Sulelman I, "The
Magnificent" 1494-1566 Considered
to be the Greatest Turkish Sultan,
Sulelman survived many land battles and hand to hand combat. He invaded Hungary , Baghdad, the
Italian coasts, Nice, Tripoli, northern Africa and the Balkans.
Pontiac 1720-1769 This
Native American Chief consolidated all the tribes from the Lake Superior to the
Gulf of Mexico against the British army.
He led a siege that lasted 5 months and stood in the front lines as his
Native American soldiers deserted him.
Jack Sullivan late
1880s won the last sanctioned bare-knuckle championship in the U.S. - a titanic
2 hour 16 minute, 75 round struggle against Jake Kilrain in Mississippi
Willie Pep 1922-1950 This
Featherweight Champion retired with an unforgettable career of 230-11-1 (65
Rocky Marciano 1923-1969 Marciano,
a heavyweight is the only boxer in the 20th century that retired
with a flawless career, 49-0 (43 KO).
His remarkable career lasted only four years but managed to win seven
world title bouts.
Sugar Ray Robinson 1921-1989 Although
Robinson lost to the great Jake LaMotta in 1943, he won 91 consecutive bouts
and retired with a record of 174-19-6 (109 KO). Robinson was a compete fighter, he had blinding speed,
power, a slippery defense and charisma.