Capricorn Boxers

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 1 Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 2 George Foreman

George Foreman
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Famous As: Professional Boxer
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.

 3 Roy Jones Jr.

Roy Jones Jr.
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Famous As: Boxer
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

Bernard Hopkins
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 5 Floyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 4, 1935
Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 11, 2006

 6 Pernell Whitaker

Pernell Whitaker
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Famous As: Boxer Who Competed from 1984 to 2001
Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: July 14, 2019

 7 Felix Trinidad

Felix Trinidad
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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 8 Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali
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Famous As: Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of All Time
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.

 9 Laila Ali

Laila Ali
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Famous As: Professional Boxer, TV Personality
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.

 10 Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Birthplace: Simferopol, Ukraine

 11 Tommy Morrison

Tommy Morrison
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 12 Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 11, 1984
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Eddie Alvarez is an American MMA fighter who fights for ONE Championship. A former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter, Alvarez has held the UFC Lightweight Championship as well as the Bellator Lightweight World Championship. He is credited with being Bellator MMA's first Lightweight champion. He is also the first person to have won championships in both UFC and Bellator MMA. 

 13 Fred Ward

Fred Ward
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer, Stage actor, Television actor, Model
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Birthplace: San Diego

 14 Cus D'Amato

Cus D'Amato
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1908
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 4, 1985

 15 Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Birthplace: Arboga, Sweden

 16 David Lemieux

David Lemieux
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 17 Andrew Golota

Andrew Golota
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

 18 Marco Antonio Barrera

Marco Antonio Barrera
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Famous As: Boxer
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.    

 19 Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 9, 1992
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

 20 Rocky Graziano

Rocky Graziano
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 22, 1990

 21 Kelly Kelly

Kelly Kelly
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

 22 Gabriel Rosado

Gabriel Rosado
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 14, 1986
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 23 Yuriorkis Gamboa

Yuriorkis Gamboa
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 23, 1981
Birthplace: Guantánamo, Cuba

 24 Mairis Briedis

Mairis Briedis
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 13, 1985
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

 25 Corrie Sanders

Corrie Sanders
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Famous As: Professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2008
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.

 26 Paddy Mayne

Paddy Mayne
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Famous As: Former Lieutenant colonel and appointed commanding officer of the re-formed 1st SAS Regiment
Birthdate: January 11, 1915
Birthplace: Newtownards, United Kingdom
Died: December 14, 1955

Paddy Mayne was not just a British Army lieutenant colonel but also a legendary rugby player who had represented both Ireland and the British Lions. He was also known for his reckless behavior, including his drunken brawls. He was part of a huge debate after being denied the Victoria Cross.

 27 Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 2, 1991
Birthplace: Prestonpans, Scotland, United Kingdom

 28 Robert Helenius

Robert Helenius
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 2, 1984
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 29 Tim Witherspoon

Tim Witherspoon
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 27, 1957
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 30 Ann Wolfe

Ann Wolfe
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States

 31 Dereck Chisora

Dereck Chisora
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 32 Emanuel Augustus

Emanuel Augustus
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 2, 1975
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 33 Mitch Green

Mitch Green
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 13, 1957
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

 34 Barney Ross

Barney Ross
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 23, 1909
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 17, 1967

 35 Tony Tucker

Tony Tucker
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 27, 1958
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

 36 Jess Willard

Jess Willard
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 29, 1881
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: December 15, 1968

 37 Rocky Lockridge

Rocky Lockridge
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Famous As: Professional boxer
Birthdate: January 10, 1959
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: February 7, 2019

 38 John Ruiz

John Ruiz
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 4, 1972
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States

 39 Johnny Nelson

Johnny Nelson
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 4, 1967
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

 40 Albert Tumenov

Albert Tumenov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Boxer
Birthdate: December 26, 1991
Birthplace: Chereksky District, Russia

 41 Oscar Valdez

Oscar Valdez
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 42 Dwight Muhammad Qawi

Dwight Muhammad Qawi
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 5, 1953
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 43 Emmanuel Agassi

Emmanuel Agassi
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 44 Ruben Olivares

Ruben Olivares
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Famous As: Boxer
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.    

 45 Brandon Figueroa

Brandon Figueroa
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Birthplace: Weslaco, Texas, United States

 46 Tyrell Biggs

Tyrell Biggs
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 47 Emanuel Navarrete

Emanuel Navarrete
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Famous As: Boxer
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.

 48 Omar Chávez

Omar Chávez
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Famous As: Boxer
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!

 49 Ryota Murata

Ryota Murata
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 12, 1986
Birthplace: Nara, Nara, Japan

 50 Viktor Postol

Viktor Postol
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 16, 1984
Birthplace: Velyka Dymerka, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union