Capricorn Boxers

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George Foreman
(American Retired Professional Boxer and Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
George Foreman
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Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States

Known to his fans as "Big George,” boxer George Foreman won the world heavyweight champion twice and also gas an Olympic gold medal to his credit. Multidimensional in his pursuits, the international boxing hall-of-famer has also been a Christian minister, invented a fat-reducing grill, and written several books, including cookbooks.

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Joe Frazier
(American Former Professional Boxer and Olympic Gold Medallist)
Joe Frazier
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Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 7, 2011
Joe Frazier, nicknamed “Smokin' Joe,” was a star heavyweight champion who won the boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Known for his legendary 1971 “Fight of the Century” against Muhammad Ali and his defeat in the “Thrilla in Manila,” Frazier had scored 32 wins in his career.
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Roy Jones Jr.
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Roy Jones Jr.
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Birthdate: January 16, 1969
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States

Former American boxer Roy Jones Jr. was born to a boxer father. Despite his defeat in the gold medal match at the 1988 Seoul Olympics due to a faulty decision by the judges, he won the Val Barker Award. He was the second light heavyweight champion to earn a heavyweight title.

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 4 
Bernard Hopkins
(One of the Most Successful Professional Boxers in American History)
Bernard Hopkins
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Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Bernard Hopkins is an American retired boxer who held several world championships between 2001 to 2012 in two weight classes. Nicknamed The Executioner, Hopkins is widely regarded as one of the modern era's greatest boxers. A highly strategic boxer, Bernard Hopkins was also renowned for his speed, power, and counterpunching skills.

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Floyd Patterson
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Birthdate: January 4, 1935
Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 11, 2006
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Pernell Whitaker
(Boxer Who Competed from 1984 to 2001)
Pernell Whitaker
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Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: July 14, 2019
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Felix Trinidad
6
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Muhammad Ali
(The Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of All Time)
Muhammad Ali
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Birthdate: January 17, 1942
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 3, 2016

Widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali was a major figure of the 20th century. He was an inspirational figure for African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Because of his opposition to Vietnam War and his refusal to be drafted into military, Muhammad Ali became an icon for the larger counterculture generation.

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Oleksandr Usyk
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Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Birthplace: Simferopol, Ukraine
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Laila Ali
(One of the Greatest Female Boxers of All Time)
Laila Ali
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Birthdate: December 30, 1977
Birthplace: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Laila Ali is an American former professional boxer. The daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali competed from 1999 to 2007, during which she remained undefeated. She is also credited with saving wrestling legend Hulk Hogan's life by calling him when he was suicidal and depressed. After retiring from professional boxing, Laila Ali became a television personality.

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Tommy Morrison
(American Professional Boxer and WBO Heavyweight Champion in 1993)
Tommy Morrison
5
Birthdate: January 2, 1969
Birthplace: Gravette, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 1, 2013

Tommy Morrison was an American boxer who was ranked among the best boxer in the world by BoxRecheld in 1992. He held the WBO heavyweight championship in 1993. In addition to his boxing career, Tommy Morrison also had an acting career; he portrayed Tommy Gunn and appeared alongside Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone in the 1990 sports drama movie Rocky V.

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Kelly Kelly
(Professional wrestler)
Kelly Kelly
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Cus D'Amato
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Birthdate: January 17, 1908
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 4, 1985
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Andrew Golota
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Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
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Marco Antonio Barrera
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Marco Antonio Barrera
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Birthdate: January 17, 1974
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Marco Antonio Barrera is a former professional boxer who held several world championships in different weight classes. He finds a place on ESPN's 50 greatest boxers of all-time list. In 2017, Barrera was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. After retiring from boxing, Marco Antonio Barrera has been working as a commentator for ESPN Deportes.    

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David Lemieux
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Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Joseph Parker
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Birthdate: January 9, 1992
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
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Rocky Graziano
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Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 22, 1990
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Gabriel Rosado
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Birthdate: January 14, 1986
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Yuriorkis Gamboa
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Birthdate: December 23, 1981
Birthplace: Guantánamo, Cuba
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Corrie Sanders
(South African Professional Boxer)
Corrie Sanders
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Birthdate: January 7, 1966
Birthplace: Brits, South Africa
Died: September 23, 2012

South African boxer Corrie Sanders, nicknamed The Sniper, was a heavyweight champion and was motivated to take up boxing by his uncle. He made headlines when he was shot in the stomach and killed in an armed robbery at a restaurant in Brits, while celebrating his nephew's 21st birthday.

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Robert Helenius
(Finnish Professional Boxer)
Robert Helenius
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Birthdate: January 2, 1984
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Popularly known as The Nordic Nightmare, Finnish boxer Robert Helenius was born in Sweden and moved to Finland with his parents at age 2. He was 5 when he began training in boxing and grew up to win a silver at the 2006 European Championships. He has played for both Sweden and Finland,

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Mairis Briedis
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Birthdate: January 13, 1985
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
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Mitch Green
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Birthdate: January 13, 1957
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
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Dereck Chisora
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Birthdate: December 29, 1983
Birthplace: Mbare, Harare

Famous for his numerous heavyweight titles, including the British, the Commonwealth, and the European titles, boxer Dereck Chisora is known to his fans by his nickname, Del Boy. In late 2021, he dismissed all rumors of retirement via social media after his defeat to New Zealand boxer Joseph Parker.

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Tim Witherspoon
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Birthdate: December 27, 1957
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Emanuel Augustus
4
Birthdate: January 2, 1975
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Ann Wolfe
(Boxer)
Ann Wolfe
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Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
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Barney Ross
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Birthdate: December 23, 1909
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 17, 1967
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Jess Willard
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Birthdate: December 29, 1881
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: December 15, 1968
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Tony Tucker
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Birthdate: December 27, 1958
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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Rocky Lockridge
(Professional boxer)
Rocky Lockridge
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Birthdate: January 10, 1959
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: February 7, 2019
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John Ruiz
(Boxer)
John Ruiz
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Birthdate: January 4, 1972
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
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Josh Taylor
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Birthdate: January 2, 1991
Birthplace: Prestonpans, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Johnny Nelson
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Birthdate: January 4, 1967
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Oscar Valdez
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Birthdate: December 22, 1990
Birthplace: Nogales, Mexico

Oscar Valdez is a boxer who held the WBO featherweight title between 2016 and 2019. He is also the current WBC super featherweight champion and was named the world’s best active super-featherweight by BoxRec in 2021. In 2008, Valdez became the first Youth World Champion from Mexico when he won a gold medal at the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.

Dwight Muhammad Qawi
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Birthdate: January 5, 1953
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Emmanuel Agassi
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Birthdate: December 25, 1930
Birthplace: Salmas, Iran

Known as the father of legendary American tennis player Andre Agassi, Emmanuel Agassi was a star sportsman in his own right and a 2-time Olympian boxer from Iran. He changed his name to Mike after moving to the US, where he invented a tennis-ball machine called The Dragon, with which he trained Andre.

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Albert Tumenov
(Mixed martial artist, Boxer)
Albert Tumenov
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Birthdate: December 26, 1991
Birthplace: Chereksky District, Russia
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Ruben Olivares
(Mexican Former Professional Boxer)
Ruben Olivares
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Birthdate: January 14, 1947
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Ruben Olivares is a Mexican retired boxer best known for his multiple world championship reigns. Widely regarded as the greatest bantamweight boxer of all time, Olivares is also regarded as the greatest Mexican fighter by many. Very popular among Mexican boxing fans, Ruben Olivares remains a national hero.    

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Brandon Figueroa
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Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Birthplace: Weslaco, Texas, United States
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Emanuel Navarrete
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Birthdate: January 17, 1995
Birthplace: San Juan Zitlaltepec, Mexico

Emanuel Navarrete is a Mexican boxer who held the WBO junior featherweight championship title from 2018 to 2020. In 2021, he was named the best active featherweight boxer in the world by BoxRec, The Ring, and ESPN. Emanuel Navarrete is the current WBO featherweight champion, having won the title in 2020.

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Tyrell Biggs
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Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Nicholas Walters
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Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Birthplace: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nicholas Walters is a Jamaican boxer who held the WBA featherweight title between 2012 and 2015. He has also represented his country at the Central American and Caribbean Games where he won a bronze medal in 2006. Nicholas Walters also won gold medals at the 2005 and 2006 Caribbean Championships.

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Ryota Murata
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Birthdate: January 12, 1986
Birthplace: Nara, Nara, Japan
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Bobby Gunn
(Boxer)
Bobby Gunn
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Birthdate: December 25, 1973
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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Omar Chávez
(Mexican Professional Boxer)
Omar Chávez
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Birthdate: January 4, 1990
Birthplace: Culiacán, Mexico

Omar Chávez is a Mexican boxer who held the WBC Youth Intercontinental welterweight championship title in 2011. The son of Mexican boxing legend Julio César Chávez and younger brother of erstwhile middleweight champion Julio César Chávez Carrasco, Omar Chávez was a popular face in the Mexican boxing circuit even before he made his in-ring debut!

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Viktor Postol
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Birthdate: January 16, 1984
Birthplace: Velyka Dymerka, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
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Lee Selby
(Boxer)
Lee Selby
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Birthdate: January 14, 1987
Birthplace: Barry, Wales
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Jerwin Ancajas
(Filipino Professional Boxer)
Jerwin Ancajas
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Birthdate: January 1, 1992
Birthplace: Panabo, Philippines

Jerwin Ancajas is a Filipino boxer who held the IBF junior-bantamweight title between 2016 and 2022. He has also held minor titles, such as the IBF Pan Pacific junior bantamweight title, WBO Asia Pacific Youth junior bantamweight title, and Philippines Luzon Professional Boxing Association bantamweight title.