The 15 Fastest Boxers of All Time (with Video)

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The 15 Fastest Boxers of All Time (with Video)
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For all his out-of-the-ring travails, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is unquestionably one of the most gifted athletes in all of sports.

Although I have given Pacquiao the edge in several of my recent "best of" articles, I think Mayweather might be the more gifted of the two, and possesses an exceptional combination of speed, power, and all-around boxing skill that few in the sport's heralded history have ever possessed.

As Andre Berto has recently shown, good hand speed—even when coupled with questionable technique and a poor choice of strategy—is hard to beat, and Mayweather's hand speed, elusiveness, and strategic mastery compare with the greatest fast fighters in history.

A look at the 15 fastest boxers of all time.

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