It's one of the oldest maxims in boxing: "Styles make fights." It's something that can be seen in the matches between all boxing greats.

On November 12, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will seek to settle the score with a final installment of their match trilogy. Their styles against each other have made for exciting encounters. But what about a boxer's style in the other sense of the word?

Professional boxing is not only about vicious combinations, effective defense, and brutal KOs. There's a high level of pride to go along with the pageantry when two combatants make their way to the squared circle. It's reflected in the specially tailored garments that they wear. Prizefighting is a combat sport, sure, but it's also got a show business side to it. And part of delivering that entertainment is in the sometimes flashy, sometimes immaculate robe and trunks boxers rock in the ring. So sound the bell as Complex presents, The 50 Greatest Boxing Outfits...

 

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