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Henry Akinwande

Henry Akinwande About Tall fighter who was the WBO Heavyweight Champion from June 29, 1996 until February 17, 1997. Other Informations He was the 1988 and 1989 ABA Heavyweight Champion. His career lasted nearly 19 years, and he amassed a record of 50-4-1, with 30 knockouts. He was born in London, but moved to Nigeria …

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Laila Ali

Laila Ali About Daughter of Muhammad Ali who also became a prizefighter. She went 24-0 in her career, which spanned from 1999 to 2007. Other Informations Her father, Muhammad Ali, did not want her to pursue boxing because of the dangerous nature of the sport. She is the youngest girl of her father’s nine children. …

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Ohara Davies

Ohara Davies About Super lightweight and lightweight who held the WBC Silver super-lightweight title between 2016-2017, and then again in June 2018. He later won the Won WBA International super-lightweight title in September 2017. Other Informations He finished with a perfect 18-0 record as an amateur boxer before turning pro in 2014.  He has been named in …

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Vito Antuofermo

Vito Antuofermo About Italian World Middleweight Champion who defended his title against Marvin Hagler in a controversial 15-round draw. Other Informations He says he learned how to fight in the tough areas of New York City as a youngster. After boxing, he became an actor who appeared in films like The Godfather III. His family …

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Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe About Former Welsh boxer who was a Ring Super Middleweight champion. He won all 46 of his professional bouts, 32 by way of knockout, and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2014. Other Informations He began boxing at 9 years old. He was voted BBC sports personality of the …

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Tony Mundine

Tony Mundine About One of the greatest Indigenous Australian fighters, held Middleweight, Light Heavyweight, Cruiserweight and Heavyweight titles. Other Informations He played rugby and was a centre three-quarter for a Grafton Rugby League team. He received The Ella Award for Lifetime Achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sport at the Deadly Awards in 2004. …

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Samuel Peter

Samuel Peter About Nicknamed “The Nigerian Nightmare”, 2-time WBC Heavyweight Champion, the first African to win a heavyweight title. Other Informations He was a soccer player before turning to boxing and winning the Nigerian Amateur Heavyweight Championship. He is the only fighter to have been defeated by both Klitschko brothers, Wladimir and Vitali. His father …

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Nathan Cleverly

Nathan Cleverly About Former WBO light heavyweight world champion, as well as the European, British and Commonwealth light heavyweight world champion. Other Informations His first professional fight came in July, 2005. He defeated journeyman Ernie Smith in four rounds at the Meadowbank Sports Center in Edinburgh. He was awarded the WBO title by default after …

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Ray Mancini

Ray Mancini About Boxer who won the Lightweight division championship and is referred to by the nickname ‘Boom Boom.’ He compiled a career record of 29-5. Other Informations His father was an established boxer. In a 1982 match, he delivered a number of blows to the head of South Korean Duk Koo Kim and four …

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Kassim Ouma

Kassim Ouma About Star of the documentary, Kassim the Dream. He was an IBF Light Middleweight Champion, and a NABA Middleweight Champion. Other Informations He was kidnapped and forced to join the National Resistance Army at age 6. He was never shot as a member of the Ugandan army, but he was shot in Florida …

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Vivian Harris

Vivian Harris About Guyanese boxer known for his kinetic, aggressive style, who won the IBA and WBA Light Welterweight championships. Other Informations He amassed a 45-5 record in the amateur leagues in the U.S., with 32 knockouts. In his professional career he won 29 of his first 38 matches, including 19 knockouts. His parents raised …

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Jai Opetaia

Jai Opetaia About Became the youngest Australian Olympic boxer by competing in the 2012 London Games at the age of just 16. Other Informations He was introduced to boxing at age 8. He won his first major light heavyweight title at the 2011 Junior World Championships. He was raised in a large boxing family in …