Ranking the 8 Greatest Boxing Rivalries

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Ranking the 8 Greatest Boxing Rivalries
Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE
Muhammad Ali teamed with Joe Frazier to form the greatest rivalry in boxing history.

In sports like baseball, hockey and basketball, the best teams meet in postseason series to decide who advances and moves on.

It's not a one-shot deal. A team must win a best-of-five or a best-of-seven series.

In boxing, a fighter will meet a rival and then move on to the next fight. However, if the first fight is uniquely special or popular, a rematch may occur.

Once two fighters meet each other more than once, they have developed a rivalry.

These rivalries are often memorable for their overall quality.

In this piece, we look at the greatest rivalries in boxing history.

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