A 2-time world heavyweight champion, British Tyson Fury has had an undefeated run in his 32 matches, with 31 wins and 1 unlucky draw in a match against Deontay Wilder. He has also released a bestselling memoir, Behind The Mask, and was named to the Forbes list of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2020.
Professional boxer Ken Norton is remembered for his three highly publicized fights with Muhammad Ali, out of which he lost two. Norton was a towering figure in the boxing world and held the WBC heavyweight title in 1978. He was a forward-pressing fighter notable for his unusual stance. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992.
Ryan Garcia began professional boxing at age 17 and had been trained by his father in their family garage since the age of 7. Named ESPN’s 2017 prospect of the year, he also has a huge fan following on social media. He held the WBC interim lightweight title in early 2021.
Adrien Broner is an American boxer. Regarded as one of the best light-welterweight boxers of his generation, Broner has held several world championships in various weight classes, such as super featherweight, lightweight, light welterweight, and welterweight. He is also known for his crazy antics inside and outside the ring.
British boxer Chris Eubank has been ranked the third-best super-middleweight boxer of all time in Britain. Initially raised in Jamaica, he later returned to Britain but lived amid poverty and battled drug and alcohol addiction, till he stepped into boxing, inspired by his elder brothers.
Sonny Bill Williams is a New Zealand boxer. Interestingly, he played professional rugby union and rugby league before turning his attention towards boxing. A very successful sportsperson, Williams has won several Rugby World Cups. He also represented New Zealand as a rugby player at the 2016 Olympics.
Part of the Smith family of boxers, Liam Smith believes boxing saved him from getting into street fights as a rowdy teenager. The former WBO light-middleweight champion also once held the Commonwealth title. He once made headlines for refusing to shake hands with his opponent Anthony Fowler in a press conference.
Rocky Fielding is a British boxer who held the WBA super-middleweight title in 2018. Fielding held the Commonwealth super-middleweight titles on two occasions between 2013 and 2017. In 2017, he also held the British super-middleweight title.
Trevor Berbick was a Jamaican boxer known for participating in historical bouts, such as Muhammad Ali's last fight in 1981, which Ali lost. He also held the WBC heavyweight title in 1986 before losing the title to Mike Tyson the same year. He is also remembered for earning Jamaica a bronze medal at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico.
Ricardo López was both a world mini flyweight and junior flyweight title holder. Known to fans as El Finito, or The Refined, he remains to be one of just 15 world boxing title holders to have remained undefeated till retirement. He is the father of another undefeated Mexican boxer, Alonso López.
British boxer and middleweight world champion Alan Minter is best remembered for his bronze-winning performance at the 1972 Munich Olympics and his trademark southpaw move. His boxing career began with an undefeated stint of 11 matches. The boxing legend died at age 69 after a long battle with cancer.
Australian boxer Paul Gallen has also had a successful stint as a rugby league footballer. He has also presented several sports shows, such as 100% Footy and has been a panelist on SportsFan Clubhouse. The former captain of the NRL team Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks is also a father of two.
Legendary Mexican boxer Leo Santa Cruz, better known to fans as El Terremoto, or The Earthquake, has been a world champion in 4 weight categories. He also has 18 world title appearances in his kitty. Starting his professional career at age 18, he is now BoxRec’s fourth-best featherweight in the world.
Mick Gatto is an Australian businessman and former boxer. He is best known for his involvement in the Melbourne gangland killings in 2004 when he was charged with homicide. Although he admitted that he killed a suspected underworld hitman named Andrew Veniamin, Gatto was found not guilty as it was proved that he had acted in self-defense.
Billy Dib is an Australian boxer best known for winning the IBF featherweight title, which he held from 2011 to 2013. Over the course of his career, Dib has also won other prestigious titles, such as the IBO super-featherweight title. He has also won important fights against the likes of Mike Oliver, Mick Shaw, Jack Asis, and Davey Browne Jr.
Ramón Álvarez is a Mexican boxer who made world history in 2008 when he and his seven brothers fought on the same card! Over the years, Ramón Álvarez has scored important wins against famous boxers like Jorge Páez Jr., Ben Tackie, and Vivian Harris.
South African heavyweight kickboxer and boxer Mike Bernardo was a regular at the K-1 World Grand Prix championships in Japan. Post-retirement, he became a clinical psychologist. He shocked the world with his untimely death at 42, due to uncertain causes, and many still suspect he had committed suicide.