All Time Most Expensive Knockout Upsets in Boxing
There are some huge fights that take place among some best boxers in the world and there is allot of cash that produced from these fights . There are some big knockout happen in boxing which becomes history later . Once Mike Tycson said “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face” . In boxing prediction did not work too much any thing can happen in any round of a boxing match . Today we have collected data about the Most Expensive Knockout Upsets in Boxing.
|Boxing Matches||Date||Fight Purse||Winner|
|Bernard Hopkins vs Félix Trinidad||29 September 2011||$31.81 Million||Bernard Hopkins|
|Hasim Rahman vs Lennox Lewis||21 April 2001||$11.18 Million||Hasim Rahman|
|James Douglas vs Mike Tyson||10 February 1990||$7.2 Million||James Douglas|
|Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson||9 November 1996||$7.42 Million||Evander Holyfield|
|George Foreman vs Michael Moorer||5 November 1994||$6.29 Million||George Foreman|
|James Toney vs Michael Nunn||10 May 1991||$744,000||James Tony|
|Corrie Sanders vs Wladimir Klitschko||8 March 2003||$506,000||Corrie Sanders|
|Lloyd Honeyghan vs Donald Curry||27 September 1986||$506,000||Lloyd Honeyghan|
|Lamon Brewster vs Wladimir Klitschko||10 April 2004||$370,000||Lamon Brewster|
|Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman||30 October 1974||$0||Muhammad Ali|
Bernard Hopkins Knockout Félix Trinidad : Fight Purse ($13.81 Million ) :
The most shocking upset that happen in the boxing era is when Bernard Hopkins knockout his opponent Félix Trinidad in September 29, 2001. The match between both get excited after each round but it Hopkins who punched after punched his opponent in the final round and finally knockout Félix Trinidad.
Hasim Rahman Knockout Lennox Lewis : Fight Purse ($11.18 Million ) :
One of the top upset in the boxing happen in 2001 when the Lennox Lewis take down by the Hasim Rahman , Lennox Lewis is favorite for the match but after losing the match he considered that he is not totally fit for the fight against the Hasim. The boxing upset generate a massive fighting purse $11.18 Million.
James Douglas Knockout Mike Tyson : Fight Purse ($8.38 Million) :
Another shocking boxing upset from 90’s when Mike Tyson face a defeat from James Douglas , according to many boxing personalities its the biggest upset in heavyweight history ever . There is quite heavy punching done by the Douglas due to which Mike Tyson could not manager to back to his feet in time. After the James Douglas become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world .
Evander Holyfield Knockout Mike Tyson : Fight Purse ($7.42 Million) :
Evander Holyfield take down Mike Tyson on November 9, 1996 , there are almost 11 rounds happen of the match between the Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson , but the match changer round is 11th one when Evander Holyfield stroke 9 punches , two jabs , and upper cuts to the Mike Tyson and that makes referee to interfere and stop the fight.
George Foreman Knockout Michael Moorer : Fight Purse ( $6.29 Million ) :
Michael Moorer who won the fights from “Evander Holyfield” and the title of IBF and WBA Heavyweight . He is looking forward to get a fight with high-profile name to defend his titles against . Its George Foreman whom he chose to fight . The match take place among both boxers November 5, 1994 . Its a exciting boxing fight ever happen and in 10th round its Foreman knocked out his opponent .