Comparison of the record of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Muhammad Ali seems interesting to review. Even though they had careers in different eras, both of them are listed in the list of the greatest boxers of all time / Photo: Boxingscene
Comparison of the record of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Muhammad Ali seems interesting to review. Even though they had careers in different eras, both of them are listed as the greatest boxers of all time.
Before the arrival of Floyd Mayweather Jr. who rocked the boxing world, Muhammad Ali was present first. Although they have never fought each other, both of them have had brilliant careers in the boxing ring. In fact, they both won their first title at a fairly young age.
So, what is the comparison between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Muhammad Ali’s record? Check out the following reviews.
Comparison of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Muhammad Ali’s Records
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a stamp of undefeated throughout his professional career. The boxer nicknamed The Money has fought 50 times and wiped them all out with wins (27 KOs).
Mayweather Jr. made his professional boxing debut on October 11, 1996. At that time, he successfully knocked out Roberto Apodaca in the second round.
In his career history, Mayweather Jr. has at least 15 world titles in 5 different divisions. He won his first title against Genaro Hernandez in 1998. Still around 22 years old, at that time he defeated his rival and won the WBC super featherweight title.
April 20, 2006, Mayweather Jr. won the WBC and The Ring lightweight titles. Previously, he defeated Jose Luis Castillo via 12-round unanimous decision.
Over time, Mayweather Jr.’s career in the world of boxing has increasingly flourished. Title after title continued to be won and made his name soar.
On May 5, 2007, Mayweather Jr. won the WBC super welterweight title after defeating Oscar De La Hoya. Then, he knocked out Canelo Alvarez for the unified welterweight title in 2013.