The sport of boxing has inspired countless fiction works and larger-than-life figures over the years. The greatest boxer characters in the genre are beloved for their grit and determination, not to mention their jaw-dropping ability to take a punch (or several). In this category, we collected 10 of the greatest boxers in movies. They are the toughest boxers to ever enter the ring for a once-in-a-lifetime.
Boxers Poll 1 / 5: Ring wars
Rocky Balboa vs Jake LaMotta
Boxers Poll 2 / 5: A lifetime of preparations!
Billy “The Great” Hope vs James J. Braddock
Both boxers have lived a turbulent life in and out of the ring. whose life has better prepared him for this fight? Billy “The Great” Hope (Southpaw, movie) or James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man, movie)?
Boxers Poll 3 / 5: The world heavyweight championship title
Muhammad Ali vs Clubber Lang
It’s the world heavyweight championship and both contenders are at their prime. Who wins? Muhammad Ali (Ali, movie) vs Clubber Lang (Rocky 3, movie)?
Boxers Poll 4 / 5: O.K or K.O?
Maggie Fitzgerald vs Diana Guzman
Both ladies have worked hard to get to this point. Who would K.O the opponent? Maggie Fitzgerald (Million Dollar Baby, movie) or Diana Guzman (Girlfight, movie)?
Boxers poll 5 / 5: The title shot
Micky Ward vs Rubin “The Hurricane” Carter
These two boxers just got a title shot. Who is more likely to step up? Micky Ward (The Fighter, movie) vs Rubin “The Hurricane” Carter (The Hurricane, movie)