Cancer Boxers

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 1 Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Greene, New York, United States

A former professional boxer who reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion for three years, Mike Tyson is considered a colossal figure in boxing. Claiming his first heavyweight title at the young age of 20, he went on to become one of the best heavyweights of all time. Also a controversial person, he was once imprisoned on rape charges.

 2 Canelo Álvarez

Canelo Álvarez
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Named the world’s best active boxer by BoxRec and other sports organizations, Mexican welterweight Canelo Álvarez is a skilled counterpuncher. He won a silver at the Mexican National Championship at 15 and has earned the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine light middleweight titles. He is known for his knockout wins. 

 3 Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar Chavez
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ciudad Obregón, Mexico

Julio Cesar Chavez is a Mexican former boxer who won several world championships in three different weight divisions. He also holds several records, such as the most successful world title defenses and most title fights. He has been named in ESPN's 50 Greatest Boxers of All Time list and was made an inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

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 4 Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey
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Famous As: Professional boxer
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States
Died: May 31, 1983

Acknowledged by his rivals as a remarkable hitter, Jack Dempsey was an American heavyweight boxing champion who was known for his powerful punches. The record attendance at his bouts was an indication of his popularity. He was considered as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Born poor and nicknamed Kid Blackie, Jack Dempsey went on to become one of the richest athletes during his time.

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 5 Jake LaMotta

Jake LaMotta
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 19, 2017

 6 Michael Spinks

Michael Spinks
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

 7 Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: July 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
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 8 Vitali Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belovodskoe, Kyrgyzstan

 9 Ezzard Charles

Ezzard Charles
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 7, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Died: May 28, 1975

 10 Leon Spinks

Leon Spinks
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 5, 2021

 11 Marcos Maidana

Marcos Maidana
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Fe

 12 Marc Mero

Marc Mero
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

 13 Carl Froch

Carl Froch
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nottingham, England

Sky Sports analyst and commentator and former boxer Carl Froch is known for his World Championship bronze and his double English National Championship gold wins, all in the middleweight category. Though he initially loved football, too, he eventually chose boxing as a career option. He is also publicly a flat-Earther.

 14 Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

 15 David Price

David Price
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Best known for winning a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, former boxer David Price has also been a 3-time English National champion, a Commonwealth champion, and a EU champion. He retired at age 38, announcing the news on social media, after being inactive for a couple of years.

 16 Jarrell Miller

Jarrell Miller
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 17 Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Screamin' Jay Hawkins
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: February 12, 2000

 18 Azumah Nelson

Azumah Nelson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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 19 Danny Williams

Danny Williams
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brixton, London, England

Best known for his surprise victory against boxing legend Mike Tyson in 2004, former boxer Danny Williams has won countless heavyweight titles, such as the Commonwealth and the British titles. Known to his fans as the Brixton Bomber, he retired in late 2020 owing to health concerns.

 20 Rahman Ali

Rahman Ali
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 18, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

 21 Shakur Stevenson

Shakur Stevenson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA

 22 Steve Collins

Steve Collins
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cabra, Ireland
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 23 Caleb Plant

Caleb Plant
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ashland City, Tennessee, United States

 24 Marcel Cerdan

Marcel Cerdan
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 22, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria
Died: October 28, 1949

 25 Benzino

Benzino
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Famous As: Hip hop executive and performer who released his fourth album, The Antidote, in 2007
Birthdate: July 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 26 Peter Quillin

Peter Quillin
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 27 Gene Fullmer

Gene Fullmer
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Died: April 27, 2015

 28 Mia St. John

Mia St. John
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 29 Chad Dawson

Chad Dawson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartsville, South Carolina, United States

 30 Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States

 31 Viddal Riley

Viddal Riley
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England

 32 Sandy Saddler

Sandy Saddler
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Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: June 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 18, 2001

 33 Dmitry Pirog

Dmitry Pirog
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Temryuk, Russia

 34 Yordenis Ugás

Yordenis Ugás
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

 35 Gary O'Sullivan

Gary O'Sullivan
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mahon, Cork, Republic of Ireland

 36 Frank Sanchez

Frank Sanchez
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guantanamo, Cuba

 37 Steve Cunningham

Steve Cunningham
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 38 Jeff Mayweather

Jeff Mayweather
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

 39 Alexander Dimitrenko

Alexander Dimitrenko
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yevpatoria, Ukraine

 40 Emanuel Steward

Emanuel Steward
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bottom Creek, West Virginia, United States
Died: October 25, 2012

 41 Mickey Walker

Mickey Walker
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 13, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 28, 1981

 42 Cleveland Williams

Cleveland Williams
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, United States
Died: September 10, 1999

 43 Lou Savarese

Lou Savarese
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 44 Josesito López

Josesito López
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

 45 James Tillis

James Tillis
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 46 Seniesa Estrada

Seniesa Estrada
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 47 Juan Manuel López

Juan Manuel López
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

 48 Freddie Mills

Freddie Mills
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died: July 25, 1965

Known as Fearless Freddie, Freddie Mills was not just a successful middleweight and light-heavyweight boxer, but also fought in the heavyweight category. Post-retirement, he ran a nightclub and appeared in movies and shows. He apparently shot himself to death later, though many believe he was murdered.

 49 Shannon Courtenay

Shannon Courtenay
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, England

Former WBA female bantamweight title holder Shannon Courtenay had her title revoked after failing to make it to the specified weight category for her fight against Jamie Mitchell. She later blamed her menstrual cycle for her sudden weight gain of 2.5lbs. She has also been dubbed The Baby Face Assassin.

 50 Egidijus Kavaliauskas

Egidijus Kavaliauskas
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania