Top 5 Worst Eye Injuries In The History Of Boxing

A boxer needs to protect his eyes at any cost, if failed in doing so, he/she will have long-lasting damage. Here, we take a look at the top 5 worst eye injuries in the history of boxing.


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Vitali Klitschko

Klitschko got his eye lid's cut when he fought against Lennox Lewis. The injury was so dangerous that the match was called off, and Lewis was named the winner of the match by technical knockout.

Chris Algieri

Algieri suffered a gruesome eye injury during his bout against Ruslan Provodnikov. Still, Algieri battled back from a pair of first-round knockdowns to outbox and upset Ruslan Provodnikov by winning the fight via a split decision.

Erik Morales

Morales was fighting back and hurting Marcos Maidana on several occasions, all while only having one good eye, caused by a brutal uppercut landed by Maidana in the first round. The huge swelling on his right eye is a testament to Morales’ fighting spirit and a huge heart.

Ebanie Bridges

Ebanie Bridges suffers gruesome eye injury as Shannon Courtenay earns world bantamweight crown in bloodbath brawl. 

Kevin Mitchell

Before being stopped in round 10 by Jorge Linares, Kevin Mitchell ended with a cut and swollen left eye and a lesser cut on his right optic.

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