10 Most Brutal Knockouts in Recent Boxing History

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 | 0

Last week when Carl Froch took on George Groves for much awaited match at Wembley Arena we witness when of the most brutal knockouts in the history of boxing, Froch setup groves with a left hook and smashed Groves with clean right hand to send groves to wonderland, we take a look at 10 other great knockouts which fall into brutality category.

Pacquiao vs Marquez 4 knockout videoManny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez IV – Heavy Right Hand

Three fights prior to that were close enough for Pacquioa vs Marquez 4 to take place in 2013. There was nothing between the two in first 36 round and it took a massive right hand from Marquez to put to sleep Manny Pacquioa.

Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton – Left Hook

Mayweather knocked out Hatton a year ago in 9th round and it was Pacquiao’s turn to fight Ricky Hatton who got knocked out in just 2nd round with a text book left hook.

Mike Tyson vs lennox lewisMike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis – Right Hook

When Tyson fought Lewis who was in the prime of his career, the fight was balanced before the bell but it all changed when Lennox Lewis kept Tyson out of reach and put heavy punishment and secured win with a massive right hand punch whick knocked out Tyson.

Roy Jones Jr. vs. Denis Lebedev – Flurry of Punches

One of the greatest boxers of all time, Roy Jones Jr kept fighting even he was washed up and it resulted in a few embarrassing losses one of which came against Denis Lebedev.

Sergio Martinez vs Paul Williams II – Left Hook

Martinez had lost the earlier fight when he took on Paul Williams for the rematch. He sent Williams crashing down to the canvas with a devastating left hook in just 2nd round of the fight.

Carl Froch vs George Groves II – Right Hook

Groves was knocked out cold in last week’s fight when Carl Froch landed probably the best punch of his career with brute force which sent Groves floor and he could never recover from that punch.

Kostya Tszyu vs Zab Judah – Heavy Right Hand

Kostya went into the fight aganst Zab Judah as under dog but he produced a superb right hand punch to floor Judah who to his credit got up but his jelly legs send him back on the canvas and refree stopped the fight.

Sugar Ray Robinson vs Gene Fullmer II – Left Hook

Having lost the first fight, Robinson sent Fullmer crashing down the canvas with a massive left hook and won the world championship belt.

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