Opinion | Dec 24 2015

The 10 greatest heavyweights of all time

Tony Connolly, with his weekly column, on the finest men to have held the richest prize in sports in the eyes of Mike Lockley

IT’S the ultimate talking point among fight fans – who were the best in their weight divisions.

This week I reprint, with his permission, a recent column by one of the finest men in British journalism, Mike Lockley of Shropshire.

Mike, former deputy editor of Boxing News, wrote in the Birmingham Mail who he thought were the 10 best heavyweights who ever laced on a pair of sweaty boxing gloves.