Boxing's Heavyweight Pretenders

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Boxing's Heavyweight Pretenders

Boxing is full of excitement. Part of that excitement of course is the hype that surrounds a fighter. A great management team, the right connections and a padded record can always make a boxer look like the "Next Big Thing."

There are several boxers whose careers were stellar but they never faced real competition, fighters who are products of the hype machine. Some faced real competition and was exposed as a fluke.

In the heavyweight division, you can find a lot of overrated boxers. The reason for this is that us, fans, keeps on looking and hoping for the next great champion. It is not our fault because this division was once the most coveted of all.

Now, we are left with bums pretending to be the next Ali, Tyson, Foreman, or Dempsey.

Let us take a look at some of the divisions most hyped fighters. In no particular order, they are...

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