With the announcement that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally fight each other, we pulled together six of Sports Illustrated's best boxing stories from the SI Vault. They cover some of boxing's bold-faced names (Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Sonny Liston) and the king of promotion (Don King). They also include an all-time great Christmas story.
You can find the six stories below. You can read more of Sports Illustrated's most iconic stories here.