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All-Time List: Most Career KOs By a Heavyweight Champ

CompuBox details an all-time for the most knockout victories by a heavyweight champion. If Wladimir Klitschko retains the WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF titles by knocking out challenger Jean Marc Mormeck later today in Germany, he will pass Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey, two of the all-time greats, and move into #5 position all time for most KO’s by a heavyweight champ.

1. Primo Carnera -- 69
2. George Foreman -- 68
3. Ezzard Charles -- 58
4. Max Baer -- 52
5. (tie) Wladimir Klitschko -- 49
5. (tie) Joe Louis -- 49
5. (tie) Jack Dempsey -- 49
8. Greg Page -- 48
9. Tony Tucker -- 47
10. Shannon Briggs -- 45
11. (tie)  Mike Tyson -- 44
11. (tie) Larry Holmes -- 44
13. Herbie Hide -- 43
14. Tommy Morrison -- 42
15. Hasim Rahman -- 41
16. (tie) Vitali Klitschko -- 40
16. (tie) Michael Moorer – 40

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hweightblogger on 03-14-2012

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Comment by rossle on 03-04-2012

Iv just gone through boxrec to see what their ko's were while actually a defending heavyweight world champ. It looks more like this! 1. Primo Carnera -- 0 2. George Foreman -- 2 3. Ezzard Charles -- 4 4. Max…

Comment by Capaedia on 03-04-2012

Most of Ezzard Charles' knockouts were not at heavyweight. I don't see why he should be on the list

Comment by BennyST on 03-04-2012

[QUOTE=thuggishruggish;11851706]David Tua has 43 Knockouts to[/QUOTE] He was never a champion.

Comment by thuggishruggish on 03-04-2012

David Tua has 43 Knockouts to

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