Question: Who was the youngest Prizefighter ever to win the heavyweight championship of the world?

Mike Tyson becomes the youngest heavyweight champ in history On November 22, 1986, 20-year-old Mike Tyson knocks out 33-year-old Trevor Berbick in just five minutes and 35 seconds to become the youngest titleholder ever.

Who is the second youngest heavyweight champion of the world?

Floyd Patterson All Championship ReignsPos.NameAge1.Mike Tyson20 years, 4 months, 23 days2.Floyd Patterson21 years, 10 months, 26 days3.Muhammad Ali22 years, 8 days4.Joe Louis23 years, 1 month, 9 days6 more rows•10 Dec 2020

Who is the youngest champion in boxing?

Wilfred Benítez New York City, U.S. Wilfred Benítez (born September 12, 1958) is a New York-born Puerto Rican former professional boxer and the youngest world champion in the sports history.

How old was Muhammad Ali when he won the heavyweight championship?

22 On February 25, 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay shocks the odds-makers by dethroning world heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston in a seventh-round technical knockout.

Who is the only boxer to win the heavyweight championship 3 times?

boxer Muhammad Ali On September 15, 1978, boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Leon Spinks at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time in his career, the first fighter ever to do so.

Who is current heavyweight champion?

World Boxing Council — Tyson Fury Fury became the WBC champion on Feb. 22, 2020 by defeating Wilder, who previously held the belt since January of 2015. Fury is yet to defend his title, as his third fight with Wilder in July was postponed after his camp suffered a COVID-19 outbreak.

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