Half a century ago, boxing was perhaps the biggest sport in the world. If you were a champion in one of the eight weight classes, you were famous—plain and simple.
Now, many title holders wallow away in almost total obscurity (anyone ever heard of 154-pound American titlist Austin Trout, for example?).
However, there are still some fighters out there who have the ability to create a stir each and every time they step into the ring. Here are the five boxers who are currently the biggest stars in the sport of boxing.