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Legendary Living boxers and how they look now. Featuring Mike Tyson, Azumah Nelson, Foreman, SRL.

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By TheHague | self meida writer
Published 23 days ago - 5038 views

Boxing is one of the sporting disciplines which has gained some massive publicity over these years. The game have seen some amazing, artistic and skillful boxers from different countries entertain fans with their prowess. One of the household names associated with boxing is Muhammad Ali who is considered the best boxer of all time.

Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Azumah Nelseon, George Foreman, Evander Holyfield, Joe Somkin Fraizer, Pernell Whitiker, Trevor Berbick, Julio Ceasar Chavez and many others make the list of the greatest fighters to participate in the sport.

Check out how some of these high profile boxers look now.


Mike Tyson

One of the fierce boxers of his generation. His aggressive fighting style coupled with his power punching abilities earned him the nickname Iron Mike Tyson. His career lasted for 20 years from 1985 to 2005.


George Foreman

Arguably one of the best heavyweight boxers to contest in the ring. He suffered his first boxing loss to Muhammad Ali, in the famous bout dubbed Rumble in the Jungle in 1974. 



Azumah Nelson

One of the prominent Ghanaian boxer in the boxing circles. Azumah went on to elevate and project Ghana to the world with his eccentric boxing style and extraordinary power. He held the feathweight tittle for 3 years and held the WBC super-featherweight tittle twice between 1988 and 1997.


Evander Holyfield

Holyfield was an American undisputed champion in the cruiserweight and heavyweight boxer. He competed from 1984 to 2011. In a rematch bouts with Mike Tyson in 1997, he got part of his ear bitten by Tyson which led to Tyson's disqualification in round three.




Ike Bazooka Quartey

Another gallant boxer who made Ghanaians proud on the big stage. Quartey competed from 1988 to 2006, holding the WBA welterweight tittle from 1994 to 1998.



Sugar Ray Leonard

One of the finest boxers the game produced. He was know for his speed and special skills which made him stood out of the fabulous four( Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran) who fought each other throughout the 1980's.



Oscar De La Hoya.


De La Hoya was nickname the Golden boy, a name he acquired representing America in the summer Olympics in 1992. Oscar De La Hoya boxing talent saw him become the top rated fighter in the world, pound for pound in 1997 and 1998. His boxing career lasted for 16 years. He now operates a boxing promotion firm called the Golden boy promotions.


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