The Ultimate Boxing Card Collection
Legends of the Squared Circle
Boxing Cards Galore
RingLords, Kayo and World Boxing are the card collections that are featured in this article although their are many other boxing card companies. Boxing cards have been produced for over 90 years. The three sets mentioned above have made several editions of cards unlike the rest. Anytime a boxing card is autographed the value soars especially of its a legend who signed it. I'm a freak for prizefighting so I love boxing cards and keep mine inside of plastic sleeves.
I keep my RingLords, Kayo and World Boxing cards in either frames as seen in some of the pictures or in photo albums with baseball card sleeves. I collect other boxing memorabilia but cards and Ring magazines are my favorite pieces.
* If you have a boxing card collection please share your thoughts in the comments capsule located at the bottom of this page.
Hall of Fame Legends..
Legends of The Sport
From Left To Right- First Row: Sam Langford, Gene Fullmer, Eder Jofre
Second Row: Barney Ross, James Figg
Third Row: Joe Gans, Teofelio Stevenson, Harry Greb
* Sam Langford: Best boxer to have never won a world title. Fought from lightweight to heavyweight.
* Gene Fullmer: Former middleweight champion of the world. Beat Sugar Ray Robinson for the crown. A true warrior in the ring.
* Eder Jofre: Former bantamweight champion. Defensive genius.
* Barney Ross: Former Jr. Welterweight and Welterweight champion. A great boxer and a Hall of Fame legend.
* James Figg: The father of boxing. Started the first boxing school or gym if you will.
* Joe Gans: Former lightweight world champion never ducked an opponent and fought all contenders to his thrown.
* Telefelio Stevenson: Heavyweight Gold medal winner for Cuba. One of the best Olympians in boxing history and an idol in Cuba.
* Harry Greb: Former middleweight champion of the world and considered by boxing historians to be one of the best fighters in boxing history. Period.
Special Collector Boxing Cards
Evander Holyfield fought George Foreman in 1991 and it was billed as The Battle of the Ages. Kayo produced a holographic card to commentate the event. It came randomly packed in some decks of KO's introductory boxing card set.
World Boxing has produced a 10 card Muhammad Ali special set. They show him winning gold, posing and of course in action against other boxers. It's a great set to have for fans of The Louisville Lip or for boxing card collectors in general.
Muhammad Ali's Best Victories
Joe Frazier (Twice)
Sonny Liston (Twice)
Ken Norton (Twice)
Floyd Patterson (Twice)
Have You Ever Owned Any?
Have you ever owned any boxing cards?
RingLords Boxing Cards
RingLords boxing cards tell a brief description of the boxers career up to that point. They also show the birth date and their record. The difference between a Ringlord boxing card and the others is that RingLords uses very shiny and glossy looking material on their card collections. To me they are the nicest and clearest of the cards that are out on the market. Ringlords had lots of nice photos with details in their card decks.
Boxing All-Time Greats..
World Boxing & Kayo Card Collection
From left to right- First Row: Jersey Joe Walcott, Jack Johnson, Sugar Ray Robinson
Second Row: Ken Norton, Joe Frazier
Third Row: Sonny Liston, Bob Foster, Floyd Patterson
* Jack Johnson: First African American heavyweight champion. Defensive wizard.
* Sugar Ray Robinson: Former welterweight and five time middleweight champion of the world. Universally accepted as the best fighter in boxing history.
* Ken Norton: Former heavyweight champion. Fought 15 round war with Larry Holmes.
* Joe Frazier: Olympic gold medalist and former heavyweight champion of the world.
* Sonny Liston: Former heavyweight champion. Knocked out Floyd Patterson twice. Both times in the very first round.
* Bob Foster: Former light heavyweight champion of the world. Deadly puncher.
* Floyd Patterson: Olympic gold medal winner and two time heavyweight champion of the world.
Great Prize Fighters from the past
World Boxing Card Collection
From Left To Right- First Row: Rocky Marciano vs. Jersey Joe Walcott 1, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis
Second Row: Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis
Third Row: Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn 1, Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Firpo, Emile Griffith
* Rocky Marciano: Only undefeated heavyweight champion in history. 49-0 with 43 knockouts. He defeated Jersey Joe Walcott for the heavyweight crown.
* Joe Louis: Holds record for most heavyweight title defenses in history with 25. Most historians rate Louis as the first or second best heavyweight boxer ever.
* Jersey Joe Walcott: Second oldest heavyweight champion in history. Knocked out Ezzard Charles for the championship.
* Billy Conn: Former light heavyweight champion of the world. He gave Joe Louis major problems before falling to the Brown Bomber in his heavyweight title attempt.
* Luis Angel Firpo: Former Heavyweight contender who knocked Jack Dempsey out of the ring before being knocked out in one of the wildest title bouts ever witnessed.
* Emile Griffith: Former welterweight and middleweight champion of the world. Griffith took on all comers and on his best day he was a handful on both offense and defense.
Boxing Card Memorabilia
Kayo Boxing Cards
1920's Boxing Card Set
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