What exactly is a dangerous fighter? Is it a fighter that can knock you out with a single punch or a fighter that is wildly unpredictable?
It could even be a fighter that has no punch but can box your ears off without getting hit. When it comes to heavyweights those kinds of fighters don’t really exist.
After thinking about this long and hard my decision on what a dangerous heavyweight fighter is someone who can knock you silly, is unpredictable, and scares you to death.
Sometimes a fighter has the fight won before the men step in the ring and that is a dangerous quality to have.
There are a diverse range of fighters on this list including heavyweight champions, heavyweight title challengers, and guys who never had the chance to fight for a title.
Also the rankings of these fighters is not determined by their skill or how good they were the ranking is strictly how dangerous was this man in the ring.
With that lets get to the 20 most dangerous heavyweight fighters ever to step into the ring.