Before Ali, there was Joe Louis

Where Ali was flamboyantly boastful, Louis was studiously modest and where Ali was outspokenly defiant, Louis was respectfully deferential

Before Ali, there was Joe Louis

MURPHY: Where Ali was flamboyantly boastful, Louis was studiously modest and where Ali was outspokenly defiant, Louis was respectfully deferential

Rocky Marciano vs Sugar Ray Robinson

Rocky Marciano, who fought his last fight 60 years ago this month, retired undefeated while Sugar Ray went into a long decline

Rocky Marciano vs Sugar Ray Robinson

MURPHY: Rocky Marciano, who fought his last fight 60 years ago this month, retired undefeated while Sugar Ray went into a long decline