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Anonymous asked in SportsBoxing · 10 years ago

what are some boxing rivalries?

i can think of

sugar ray vs jake lamotta

corrales vs castillo

what are some other popular ones

Update:

the ward vs gatti fights were pretty good too

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  • 10 years ago
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    In no real particular order:

    ~ Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez- Pacquiao won the series 1-0-1.

    ~ Manny Pacquiao vs. Marco Antonio Barrera- Pacquiao won the series 2-0.

    ~ Manny Pacquiao vs. Erik Morales- Pacquiao won the series 2-1.

    ~ Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Erik Morales- Barrera won the series 2-1.

    ~ Arturo Gatti vs. Mickey Ward- Gatti won the series 2-1.

    ~ Shane Mosley vs. Oscar De La Hoya- Mosley won the series 2-0.

    ~ Shane Mosley vs. Fernando Vargas- Mosley won the series 2-0.

    ~ Floyd Mayweather vs. Jose Luis Castillo- Mayweather won the series 2-0.

    ~ Joel Casamayor vs. Diego Corrales- Casamayor won the series 2-1.

    ~ Paulie Ayala vs. Johnny Tapia- Ayala won the series 2-0.

    ~ Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez- the series ended in a 2-2 tie.

    ~ Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield- Bowe won the series 2-1.

    ~ Riddick Bowe vs. Andrew Golota- Bowe won the series 2-0.

    ~ Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield- Lewis won the series 1-0-1.

    ~ Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson- Holyfield won the series 2-0.

    ~ Evander Holyfield vs. Michael Moorer- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Evander Holyfield vs. Dwight Muhammad Qawi- Holyfield won the series 2-0.

    ~ Evander Holyfield vs. John Ruiz- the series ended in a 1-1-1 tie.

    ~ Nicolay Valuev vs. John Ruiz- Valuev won the series 2-0.

    ~ Samuel Peter vs. James Toney- Peter won the series 2-0.

    ~ James Toney vs. Mike McCallum- Toney won the series 2-0-1.

    ~ Wladimir Klitschko vs. Chris Byrd- Klitschko won the series 2-0.

    ~ Wladimir Klitschko vs. Lamon Brewster- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Oleg Maskaev vs. Hasim Rahman- Maskaev won the series 2-0.

    ~ Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Montell Griffin vs. James Toney- Griffin won the series 2-0.

    ~ Roy Jones vs. Montell Griffin- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Jersey Joe Walcott vs. Ezzard Charles- the series ended in a 2-2 tie.

    ~ Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles- Marciano won the series 2-0.

    ~ Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemar Johanssen- Patterson won the series 2-1.

    ~ Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson- Liston won the series 2-0.

    ~ Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson- Ali won the series 2-0.

    ~ Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston- Ali won the series 2-0.

    ~ Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier- Ali won the series 2-1.

    ~ Muhammad Ali vs. Ken Norton- Ali won the series 2-1.

    ~ George Foreman vs. Joe Frazier- Foreman won the series 2-0.

    ~ Antonio Tarver vs. Roy Jones- Tarver won the series 2-1.

    ~ Antonio Tarver vs. Glen Johnson- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Chad Dawson vs. Antonio Tarver- Dawson won the series 2-0.

    ~ Chad Dawson vs. Glen Johnson- Dawson won the series 2-0.

    ~ Kelly Pavlik vs. Jermain Taylor- Pavlik won the series 2-0.

    ~ Jermain Taylor vs. Bernard Hopkins- Taylor won the series 2-0.

    ~ Roy Jones vs. Bernard Hopkins- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Jack Britton vs. Ted Lewis- Britton won the series 9-6-5.

    ~ Gene Fullmer vs. Sugar Ray Robinson- Fullmer won the series 2-1-1.

    ~ Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Carmen Basilio- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randy Turpin- the series ended in a 1-1 tie.

    ~ Tony Zale vs. Rocky Graziano- Zale won the series 2-1.

    ~ Sandy Saddler vs. Willie Pep- Saddler won the series 3-1.

    ~ Barbados Joe Walcott vs. Mysterious Billy Smith- Walcott won the series 3-1-2.

    ~ Jesse James Leija vs. Azumah Nelson- Leija won the series 2-1-1.

    ~ Gene Tunney vs. Harry Greb- Tunney won the series 3-1-1.

    ~ Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey- Tunney won the series 2-0.

    ~ Roberto Duran vs. Esteban DeJesus- Duran won the series 2-1.

    ~ Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran- Leonard won the series 2-1.

    ~ Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns- Leonard won the series 1-0-1.

    ~ Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Roger Mayweather- Chavez won the series 2-0.

    ~ Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor- Chavez won the series 2-0.

    ~ Oscar De La Hoya vs. Julio Cesar Chavez- De La Hoya won the series 2-0.

    ~ Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Frankie Randall- Chavez won the series 2-1.

    ~ Lucian Bute vs. Librado Andrade- Bute won the series 2-0.

    ~ Ricardo Mayorga vs. Vernon Forrest- Mayorga won the series 2-0.

    ~ Vernon Forrest vs. Shane Mosley- Forrest won the series 2-0.

    ~ Winky Wright vs. Shane Mosley- Wright won the series 2-0.

    ~ Antonio Margarito vs. Kermit Cintron- Margarito won the series 2-0.

    ~ Pongsaklek Wonjongkam vs. Daisuke Naito- Wonjongkam won the series 2-1-1.

    ~ Ivan Calderon vs. Rodel Mayol- Calderon won the series 1-0-1.

    Source(s): There are more but this is all I can gather for the time being.
  • 10 years ago

    there are so may great rivalries in boxing history.. and here is my top 5 list:

    1. muhammad ali vs. joe frazier

    2. henry armstrong vs ceferino garcia

    3. israel vasquez vs rafael marquez

    4. roy jones jr vs bernard hopkins

    5. marco antonio barrera vs erik morales

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