Boxing matches are exciting to watch since they are very intense. Many great boxing matches have taken place all through the history of the sport. There are memorable matches which involve large amounts of money or shortest time or even the number of rounds or even world champions.
Below are some of the fights that drew attention across the world:
Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao
This fight took place in 2015 at the Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. The fight was highly publicised and had highest grossing pay-per-view (PPV) in history. This was because Manny Pacquiao was an underdog who was out to defeat Floyd Mayweather who had not lost any match. It generated 410 million US dollars. Floyd Mayweather won the fight.The fight was billed as the Fight of the century.
Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield
This fight took place in 1992 in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States as well. The fight was also highly publicised since Riddick Bowe was undefeated then and he wanted to keep his trend. Evander Holyfield had been defeated by Mike Tyson and wanted to redeem himself. It was a tough fight for Evander Holyfield as he faced the young and stronger Riddick Bowe. Riddick Bowe won and it was declared the Fight of the Year as well as the The Round of the Year.
Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks
This fight took place in the United stated as well in 1988 . The fight was highly publicized because both Tyson and Spinks were undefeated before the bout. The fight lasted 91 seconds. Tyson knocked out Spinks. During the fight Tyson hit Spinks eight times while Spinks hit Tyson only twice. The fight was declared the round of the year and Tyson confirmed himself the world heavy weight boxing champion