Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Top 30 Boxing Nicknames of All Times [Updated]

The definitive list:

30. Hector "Macho" Camacho
29. Mike "The Bounty" Hunter
28. Aaron "The Hawk" Pryor
27. Carl "The Truth" Williams
26. Muhammad "The Greatest" Ali

25. Vinny "The Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza
24. "Iron" Mike Tyson
23. Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
22. Mike "The Body Snatcher" McCallum
21. Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis

20. Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes
19. Donald "The Cobra" Curry
18. Zab “Super” Judah
17. Adrien "The Problem" Broner
16. Jake "Raging Bull" LaMotta

15.Evander "Real Deal" Holyfield
14. Ruben “Hurricane” Carter
13. Manny "The Destroyer" Pacquiao
12. "Smokin" Joe Frazier
11. Jack "The Manassa Mauler" Dempsey

10. Paul "The Punisher" Williams
9. James "Lights Out" Toney
8. Thomas "The Hit Man" Hearns
7. Arturo "Thunder" Gatti
6. John "The Beast" Mugabi

5. Ike "Bazooka" Quartey
4. James "Bonecrusher" Smith
3. Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins
2. Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran
1. "Sugar" Ray Robinson


Reliapundit said...




lagibby said...

How about Chuck Wepner, the "Bayonne bleeder"?

Joe Kidd said...

@lagibby: I was thinking the same thing.

I referenced Chuck last year here:
Obama's skin is so thin...

Of course, Obama tried to downplay that confrontation...

Anonymous said...

Ruben "The Hurricane" Carter? Pedestrian boxer. Psychopath. Twice-convicted mass-murderer. Could have left him off the list as far as I'm concerned.

Anonymous said...

What about "Marvelous"Marvin Haggler?

Anonymous said...

Who could forget Ron "The Bluffs Butcher" Stander?