On the time of writing, there are ten groups left within the 2020 European Soccer Championship. Right here we choose well-known fighters from every remaining nation
JEAN-PIERRE COOPMAN (BELGIUM)
Though he would take the European crown the next yr, Coopman is undoubtedly greatest recognized for his unsuccessful World Heavyweight Championship in opposition to “The Best”, Muhammad Ali.
NINO BENVENUTI (ITALY)
Voted Most Spectacular Boxer on the 1960 Olympics, Benvenuti stored his golden contact with the professionals, the place he was topped tremendous welterweight and middleweight world champion (twice).
MAURO MARTELLI (SWITZERLAND)
After conquering the European scene, Martelli rose to world stage within the welterweight division. He fought Simon Brown and Mark Breland for the IBF and WBA straps, respectively, however was crushed on each events.
JOSE LEGRA (SPAIN)
The native Cuban, who emigrated to Spain and have become an adopted Spaniard, dominated Legra twice as WBC king within the nice featherweight division. He dethroned Howard Winstone to win the title for the primary time.
INGEMAR JOHANSSON (SWEDEN)
Johansson’s essential night time got here when he sensationally stopped Floyd Patterson in three rounds to grow to be world heavyweight champion. Patterson was knocked down a complete of seven instances.
WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (UKRAINE)
Klitschko, one of the vital dominant heavyweight title lists in historical past, adopted in 1996 with WBA, IBF and two WBO belts for the professionals for Olympic gold. From the mid-2000s to the mid-2010s, it was inviolable.
LENNOX LEWIS (ENGLAND)
Lewis represented Canada on the 1988 Olympics and secured a gold medal. When he turned professional, he returned to his native England and received three WBC, two IBF and one WBA titles. He’s thought of the final heavyweight that has undisputed standing.
MAX SCHMELING (GERMANY)
The previous heavyweight world champion Schmeling had two colossal confrontations with Joe Louis within the second half of the Thirties, with the 2 males every successful one battle. The fights transcended the game and have been world cultural occasions.
LUKAS KONECNY (CZECH REPUBLIC)
Konecny acquired his arms on the European tremendous welterweight belt however failed twice in makes an attempt to earn WBO weight honors. He additionally fought unsuccessfully for the WBO middleweight belt.
MIKKEL KESSLER (DENMARK)
As a agency fan favourite, “Viking Warrior” Kessler collected two WBC titles and two WBA tremendous middleweight belts.