Boxing fans have witnessed several legends being born in the heavyweight division over the years. As a result, it is the most talked-about division in boxing history. Here, we take a look at 5 boxers with unbeatable records in heavyweight history.
On November 5, 1994, George Foreman, age 45, became the oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history by defeating 26-year-old Michael Moorer via a tenth-round KO to claim the WBA and IBF titles.
On November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson, age 20, became the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history by defeating Trevor Berbick via TKO in the second round to claim the WBC title.
Joe Louis holds the record for most consecutive title defenses in heavyweight boxing history. In his NYSAC and The Ring heavyweight title reign, Louis claimed 26 consecutive victories.
Wladimir Klitschko holds the record for having the longest title reign in heavyweight boxing history. In his two title reigns, Klitschko was a champion for 4,382 days.
Herbie Hide holds the record for having the fastest knockout victory in heavyweight title fights history. He defeated Damon Reed in 52 seconds of the first round in their WBO title fight.