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Top 10 winning streaks in the history of sport

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No.8| Michael Phelps’ unbeaten 10 year streak in 200 m butterfly

Michael Phelps with his gold medals

One of most revered Olympians of all time, Michael Phelps won a total of 22 Medals. Nicknamed as The Baltimore Bullet and the Flying Fish, Phelps holds the record for most number of Olympic Gold Medals (18).

His most noteworthy streak was in the 200 m butterfly category in which he was unbeaten for 10 years in a row. He was finally beaten by Chad Le Clos before the 2012 London Olympics.

No.7| Julio Cesar Chavez was undefeated for 87 fights

Julio Cesar Chavez: The great Mexican Pugilist

Move aside Mayweather and Pacquaio! You have garnered enough attention recently!

Julio Cesar Chavez holds the longest winning streak in boxing history. His fight streak stood at 87 until he met Parnell Whitaker against whom the match was drawn. His first official loss was to Frankie Randall. Chavez’s undefeated streak spanned 13 years!

Some of the other records that make him such a renowned pugilist are: most successful defenses of world titles (27), most title fight victories (31), most title fights (37).

Published 07 Jun 2015, 09:52 IST
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