Knockout-To-Win & Knockout-To-Beat-Opponent Percentage in World Heavyweight Title Fights

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Listing of World Heavyweight Champions by the percentage of wins and beaten opponents in title fights by stoppage in the Heavyweight division under the Marquess of Queensberry Rules. The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+).

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Highest Knockout-To-Beat-Opponent Percentage in World Heavyweight Title Fights

Note 1: Only fighters who have defeated 5 or more opponents for the world heavyweight title are included
Note 2: The names in italics are champions that did not win undisputed championship (1922–present), The Ring championship (1922–1989, 2002–) or lineal championship (1885–1921)
Pos. Name Opponents Fought Opponents Finished Percentage
1. Rocky Marciano 5 5 100%
2. Deontay Wilder 9 8 88.89%
3. Joe Louis 23 20 86.96%
4. Tommy Burns 12 9 75%
5. Joe Frazier 11 8 72.73%
6. Jack Dempsey 7 5 71.43%
6. James J. Jeffries 7 5 71.43%
8. Vitali Klitschko 17 12 70.59%
9. Floyd Patterson 10 7 70%
9. Anthony Joshua 10 7 70%
11. Wladimir Klitschko 26 18 69.23%
12. Lennox Lewis 17 11 64.71%
13. Mike Tyson 14 9 64.29%
14. Muhammad Ali 22 13 59.09%
15. Larry Holmes 24 14 58.33%

Highest Knockout-To-Win Percentage in World Heavyweight Title Fights

Note 1: Only fighters who have won 5 or more world heavyweight title fights are included
Note 2: The names in italics are champions that did not win undisputed championship (1922–present), The Ring championship (1922–1989, 2002–) or lineal championship (1885–1921)
Pos. Name Title fights Title fight finishes Percentage
1. Joe Louis 28 24 85.71%
2. Rocky Marciano 7 6 85.71%
3. Tommy Burns 15 11 73.33%
4. Vitali Klitschko 17 12 70.59%
5. Anthony Joshua 10 7 70%
6. Deontay Wilder 13 9 69.23%
7. Joe Frazier 12 8 66.67%
8. James J. Jeffries 9 6 66.67%
9. Wladimir Klitschko 29 19 65.52%
10. Lennox Lewis 17 11 64.71%
11. Mike Tyson 16 10 62.5%
12. Jack Dempsey 8 5 62.5%
13. Floyd Patterson 13 8 61.54%
14. Jack Johnson 7 4 57.14%
14. George Foreman 7 4 57.14%