boxing The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time  

Apollo Lewis
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On this list their may be fighters that are considered great. I am not necessary saying that some of these fighters are not great, but they are overrated 

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Floyd Mayweather, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather, Sr. age 65 - Though he is often ranker as one of the greatest American boxers of all time, Mayweather Sr. is not very good. He had an okay record, and did not fight any good opponents, except for Sugar Ray Leonard. The only thing good about ...

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David Haye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added David Haye age 37

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Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Amir Khan age 31

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Leon Spinks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Leon Spinks age 64 - I have no doubt that Leon Spinks is the most overrated fighter of all time. He is often considered as one of the greatest American boxers of all time, he is actually not good at all. He had a professional record of 46 total ...

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Floyd Mayweather Jr. age 40

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Conor McGregor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
AmaanRaza added Conor McGregor Every MMA fan said he was gonna knock Mayweather out in the 1st round and got TKO by a man who hasn't TKO/KO properly in a decade. He is also 0-1.  

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Anthony Mundine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
paulyb added Anthony Mundine age 42

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Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Naseem Hamed age 43

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Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Oscar de la Hoya age 44

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Kell Brook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
bradley-lothian-singer added Kell Brook age 31

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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson age 51 - Mike Tyson is definitely way overrated. I usually see Tyson ranked as one of the top five greatest boxers. He is not nearly that good. At the beginning of his career he fought a lot of weak opponents. Closer to ...

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Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
calbarn added Anthony Joshua age 28

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Mike Weaver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Rocky Holmes added Mike Weaver age 65

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James J. Braddock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
James J. Braddock Died at 69 (1905-1974) - James J. Braddock is always ranked as one of the greatest American boxers of all time, but he is not nearly that good. He does not have a good record, and has not fought good opponents. For four years when he was young, he was ...

The Best Boxers of All Time

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Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Juan-Manuel added Deontay Wilder age 32

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Johnny Nelson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
AmaanRaza added Johnny Nelson age 50

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Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Juan-Manuel added Vitali Klitschko age 46

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Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Jack Johnson Died at 68 (1878-1946)

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Emile Griffith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Emile Griffith Died at 75 (1938-2013) - Emile Griffin is always considered as one of the greatest American boxers, and sometimes one of the greatest of all time. He had a bad record, and fought a lot of weak opponents. He also lost to many weak opponents, and did not ...

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Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
calbarn added Félix Trinidad age 44

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Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
AmaanRaza added Wladimir Klitschko age 41 - Even though he was heavyweight champion for a decade, He took part in a weak division with his most notable wins against samuel peter, david haye (on the list), pulev(shouldc be on the list) . povetkin (should be on the list) .

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Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Lpothe added Muhammad Ali age 75

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Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Sugar Ray Leonard age 61

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Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Died at 32 (1894-1926) - Harry Greb is often considered better than boxers like Gene Tunney, which is complete wrong. Gene Tunney was a great boxer, and Harry Greb was a pretty good boxer. Like Willie Pep he had a good record, and fought many weak ...

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Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Lennox Lewis age 52

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Arturo Gatti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
calbarn added Arturo Gatti Died at 37 (1972-2009)

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Jess Willard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Rocky Holmes added Jess Willard Died at 87 (1881-1968)

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Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Floyd Patterson Died at 71 (1935-2006)

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Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
marti-nek added Rocky Marciano Died at 46 (1923-1969)

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Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Died at 88 (1895-1983) - Many people would rank Jack Dempsey as one of the top-ten greatest boxers of all time. But if you look at his record, the men that he fought, and how many times he defended his title, you realize that he must have been ...

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Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Died at 84 (1922-2006) - Though he had a very good record, Willie Pep was not a very good boxer. He had terrible wins by knockout, and he fought so many weak fighters. Even if that was not by choice, Pep still does not deserve credit for his record.

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Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán age 66 - Though he is a great fighter, Duran is definitely overrated. I have often seen him in the top 15, and the ESPN ranks him six. He had a good record, but fought a lot of weak opponents. Also, many of the tough opponents he fought ...