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Trevor Berbick (1955 - 2006) Heavyweight Boxing Champion. He fought in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, and stayed there to turn professional, winning his first 11 fights (10 by knockout) before losing for the first time to Bernardo Mercado in 1979. Berbick lost a title fight to Larry Holmes by unanimous decision in 1981. Two fights later, he beat Muhammad Ali in Ali's last fight.

from the Guardian

Muhammad Ali – 25 of the best photographs of the legendary boxer

Muhammad Ali was never shy about lauding his own balletic talents in the boxing ring, and this photograph shows why. His ability to move away from his opponent, JoeFrazier, with such grace makes Frazier’s haymaker look utterly crude. Ali appears to be untouchable. How ironic, then, that Frazier won the contest that was dubbed Fight of The Century.

from Zimbio

Legendary boxing brothers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko at the UK Premiere of "Klitschko" at the Empire Cinema in London


Joe Lewis (The Brown Bomber) 1914 - 1981. Joe Louis, was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1937 to 1949. He successfully defended the title 25 times. He was 68 wins & 3 loses as a professional.


On June 13th, 1935, in Long Island City, N.Y., "Cinderella Man" James J. Braddock, as a 10 to 1 underdog, won the heavyweight championship of the world from Max Baer.

from HubPages

The Real Heavyweight Boxing Title History

There are so many different famous sports quotes that its difficult to distinguish which ones truly are the best. Everybody has their favorite quotes or opinions on what the best sports quotes should be, so here are my 10 best sport quotes of all time...


"I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark." Muhammad Ali


Jess Willard (December 29, 1881 – December 15, 1968) was a world heavyweight boxing champion.[2][3] He won the heavyweight title from Jack Johnson in April 1915 (earning the nickname "The Great White Hope") and lost it to Jack Dempsey in July 1919. At 6 ft 6 1⁄2 in (1.99 m) and 235 lb (107 kg), Willard was the tallest and the largest heavyweight champion in boxing history, until the 270 pounds (120 kg) Primo Carnera won the title on June 29, 1933, and the 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Vitali Klitschko…