6 Most Controversial Knockouts in Boxing History

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
6 Most Controversial Knockouts in Boxing History
Win McNamee/Getty Images
Muhummad Ali was involved in a controversial knockout in 1965.

Boxing lends itself to controversy on a regular basis.

Sometimes the controversies involves the way a fight finishes. Perhaps it appears that a fighter was knocked out, but he's allowed to continue because the referee got the count wrong.

Sometimes it's because a lesser fighter stops a more popular or favored fighter with a series of unsuspecting punches.

In other cases, there may be rumors that the fix was in.

Here's a look at some of the most controversial knockouts (and one non-knockout) in boxing history.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow B/R on Facebook


Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.