List of world heavyweight boxing champions
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Champions were recognized by public acclamation.wikipedia
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Both men were undefeated and each had a claim to being the legitimate heavyweight champion.
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He returned with four consecutive knockout victories in Sweden between July 1966 and April 1967, all four co-promoted by former world heavyweight champion Ingemar Johansson.
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SchmelingMax SchmellingMaximillian (Max) Schmeling
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Ingemar "Ingo" JohanssonIngmar JohanssonJohansson
He unsuccessfully challenged Muhammad Ali for the World Heavyweight Title in September 1966.
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