Opinion | Nov 02 2017

Top 10 light-heavyweight fights in history

George Gigney lists 10 of the best light-heavyweight fights of all time
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archie-moore

Both men hit the deck four times each in this unforgettable world title fight, which saw Moore survive a torrid first round.

  1. Matthew Saad Muhammad w rsf 14 Alvaro Lopez (1980)

Muhammad took 25 consecutive shots in an historic eighth round but survived to clinch victory in the penultimate round.

  1. Matt Franklin w rsf 12 Marvin Johnson (1977)

Before he changed his name to Matthew Saad Muhammad, Franklin warred with Johnson to earn a breakout triumph.

  1. Victor Galindez w ko 15 Richie Kates (1976)