By Geoffrey Ciani: Who were the Top 5 heavyweight champions during the 1990s?
In the 1900s determination were 11 men who held assertion to astatine slightest a information of the heavyweight title betwixt January 1st, 1990 and December 31st, 1999. For the purposes of this video, we are specifically comparing heavyweight title reigns and title bouts that happened during this peculiar stretch.
The 1990s heavyweight title travel is different chaotic one, overmuch the aforesaid arsenic it was successful the 1980s, and besides similar the 1990s, determination was a quasi-poetic title travel wherever the decennary began with 1 undisputed satellite heavyweight champion, and the decennary likewise ended with an undisputed satellite heavyweight champion.
Iron Mike Tyson began the decennary arsenic undisputed heavyweight champion wherever helium was wide viewed arsenic the “Baddest Man connected the Planet”, but his title reign came to a shocking and abrupt halt erstwhile helium was stopped by James Buster Douglas successful Tokyo, which was February 1999 – the precise archetypal heavyweight title contention successful the decade. And successful the past heavyweight title contention of the decade, Lennox Lewis defeated Evander Holyfield by 12 circular unanimous determination successful their rematch, which earned Lennox the undisputed satellite heavyweight championship. Lennox Lewis was the past undisputed champion successful heavyweight boxing history, and amazingly, the 1990s had 5 undisputed satellite heavyweight champions. Imagine that! In summation to Tyson, Douglas, and Lewis, Holyfield and Riddick Bowe besides held the favoritism of being undisputed heavyweight satellite champion successful the 90s.
So who were the Top 5 heavyweight champions during the 1990s?
This variation of Rummy’s Corner volition effort to reply that question portion besides providing a speedy overview of the heavyweight title scenery during the 1990s, and a speedy recap comparing the 1990s title reigns of Iron Mike Tyson, James Buster Douglas, Evander ‘Real Deal’ Holyfield, Riddick ‘Big Daddy’ Bowe, Lennox Lewis, Oliver McCall, Michael Moorer, George Foreman, Frank Bruno, Shannon Briggs, and Bruce Seldon.. Please ticker and bask the video for 1 man’s opinion. This is Rummy’s Corner (produced and narrated by Geoffrey Ciani).