Roy Jones Jr. includes Muhammad Ali in his Mount Rushmore boxing bout, but leaves out Floyd Mayweather, an unbeaten legend.

ROY JONES JR referred to Muhammad Ali in his boxing Mount Rushmore, but did not include Floyd Mayweather. In recent years, four fighters have been..

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ROY JONES JR referred to Muhammad Ali in his boxing Mount Rushmore, but did not include Floyd Mayweather.

In recent years, four fighters have been chosen as the best representations of their sport.



Roy Jones Jr. pictured with Muhammad Ali, heavyweight legend

American boxing icon Sugar Ray Robinson

American Jones, who won four belts, including the heavyweight division, could be a legend in boxing.

The 53-year-old retired legend decided against picking himself when he named his star-studded group Shannon Sharpe.

Jones stated that he would place Muhammad Ali first, but he would most likely put Sugar Ray Robinson second.

"I would put Salvador Sanchez third. I would probably stop there, because I could then take [Sugar Ray] Leonard and [Roberto] Duran or [Julio Cesar] Chavez."

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Jones could only pick three top spots, with the fourth being too difficult to choose.

He stated that Marvin Hagler would be following suit. If you want my top three, those are my top three.

"Anything else, they're my top three."

Ali, considered The Greatest, was the heavyweight champion three years in a row and shared some of boxing's greatest rivalries.

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In 2016, he died at the age of 75, leaving behind a vast legacy beyond the ring.

Ray Robinson was a middleweight fighter who ruled during the 50s, 60s, and is widely considered an icon.

Mexican Sanchez, perhaps the most well-known name, won the featherweight title in the world.

He tragically died in 1982, aged just 23, following a car accident. Many believed he was fated to be a great.

Jones didn't include Mayweather, who was self-proclaimed the "Best Ever", and retired at a record 50-0.

After Jones' death in the early 2000s it was Mayweather who took his crown as America’s next greatest star.

He continues to box, even at 45, and he returns Saturday to Dubai for an exhibition bout against Don Moore (42), his ex-sparring partner.



Floyd Mayweather didn't make Roy Jones Jr. boxing Mount Rushmore.