From buster douglas to leon spinks: The fighters that caused the biggest upsets in boxing history

Boxing can be extremely unpredictable. any fight can get over in the blink of an eye. over the years, the sport has seen some massive upsets. we take a look at a few of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

At the time when the two men fought, Tyson was 37-0 and flatlined everyone put in front of him. Therefore, Douglas was expected to be an easy fight for Tyson. However, Douglas went on to stop Tyson in round 10 of the fight.

James 'Buster' Douglas vs Mike Tyson

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'AJ' suffered the first loss of his career when Andy Ruiz Jr stopped him in round number 7.

Andy Ruiz Jr Vs Anthony Joshua 

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In just his 8th fight as a professional, Spinks took on Ali for heavyweight gold. Going into the fight, Spinks was a huge underdog. He shocked the world by securing a split decision win against Ali.

Leon Spinks vs Muhammad Ali 

For much of the fight, Ali sat against the ropes and invited wild swinging punches from Foreman. He eventually tired himself out and sensing the opportunity, Ali secured a knockout win in round number 8.

George Foreman vs Muhammad Ali 

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The heavyweight champion of the world, Lewis was stopped by Rahman in round 5. He avenged the loss with a fourth round KO just seven months later.

Hasim Rahman vs Lennox Lewis 

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