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Evander Holyfield
(The Only Boxer in the History to Win the Undisputed Championship in Two Weight Classes)
Evander Holyfield
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Birthdate: October 19, 1962
Birthplace: Atmore, Alabama, United States

Evander Holyfield is an American retired boxer who reigned as the undisputed champion in the late 1980s under cruiserweight division and in the early 1990s under heavyweight division. The only four-time world heavyweight champion, Holyfield remains the only boxer in the history of boxing to reign as an undisputed champion in two weight classes.

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Terence Crawford
(Winner of Multiple World Championships in Three Weight Classes)
Terence Crawford
13
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Deontay Wilder
(American Professional Boxer and 10-Time WBC Heavyweight Champion)
Deontay Wilder
31
Birthdate: October 22, 1985
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Deontay Wilder was the WBC heavyweight champion from 2015 to 2020 and the first American to hold the title in 9 years. In 2020, BoxRec ranked him the world's second-best active heavyweight. A knock-out specialist, he earned the nickname The Bronze Bomber for his bronze win at the 2008 Olympics.
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Holly Holm
(American Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Best Female Professional Boxers of All Time)
Holly Holm
8
Birthdate: October 17, 1981
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Holly Holm is a mixed martial artist. A former world champion in boxing, Holm currently competes in the UFC and holds the distinction of being the first fighter to hold a UFC title and a world boxing title. Her win against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in the history of combat sports.

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Thomas Hearns
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Thomas Hearns
11
Birthdate: October 18, 1958
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Thomas Hearns is an American retired boxer who became the first boxer in the history of boxing to win world titles in five different weight classes. Nicknamed the Hitman, Thomas Hearns was named Fighter of the Year in 1980 by The Ring magazine. He was also named Fighter of the Year in 1984 by the Boxing Writers Association of America. 

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Max Schmeling
(German Boxer Who Was Heavyweight Champion of the World between 1930 and 1932)
Max Schmeling
10
Birthdate: September 28, 1905
Birthplace: Klein Luckow, Jatznick, Germany
Died: February 2, 2005
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Amanda Serrano
(Puerto Rican Professional Boxer)
Amanda Serrano
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Aaron Pryor
(Boxer)
Aaron Pryor
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1955
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Died: October 9, 2016
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Cecilia Braekhus
(Norwegian Professional Boxer)
Cecilia Braekhus
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

Tagged by the media as Boxing’s First Lady, Norwegian boxer/kickboxer Cecilia Braekhu scripted history by becoming the first female boxer to hold the WBA, IBF, WBC, and WBO titles at the same time. Colombian-born Braekhu was adopted by a Norwegian couple as a 2-year-old and began boxing as a teenager.

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Anthony Joshua
(British Boxer and Two-Time Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion)
Anthony Joshua
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Birthdate: October 15, 1989
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Widely regarded as one of the best active boxers in the world, Anthony Joshua is the first British heavyweight to win both a major world title and an Olympic gold medal. Having avoided a life of crime, Joshua focused solely on boxing; his rags to riches story serves as an inspiration. He is one of the most influential Black Britons.

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Floyd Mayweather Sr.
(Boxing Trainer & Former Boxer)
Floyd Mayweather Sr.
8
Birthdate: October 19, 1952
Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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John L. Sullivan
(Boxer recognized as the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing)
John L. Sullivan
3
Birthdate: October 15, 1858
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 2, 1918
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Guillermo Rigondeaux
(Cuban Professional Boxer)
Guillermo Rigondeaux
4
Birthdate: September 30, 1980
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Lucas Matthysse
(Argentine Former Professional Boxer)
Lucas Matthysse
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Birthplace: Trelew, Argentina
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Micky Ward
(Former Professional Boxer)
Micky Ward
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1965
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Micky Ward is an American retired boxer who held the WBU light welterweight championship in 2000. Two of his three fights with Arturo Gatti, for which he is known, earned him The Ring magazine's Fight of the Year awards. Renowned for his pressure fighting style, Ward's career inspired the 2010 movie The Fighter where Ward was played by Mark Wahlberg.

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Gerald McClellan
(American Former Professional Boxer & Two-Time Middleweight World Champion)
Gerald McClellan
3
Birthdate: October 23, 1967
Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Francois Botha
(South African Former Professional Boxer and Kickboxer)
Francois Botha
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1968
Birthplace: Witbank, South Africa

South African boxer, kickboxer, and mixed martial artist Francois Botha has been one of the greatest heavyweight fighters of his country. Nicknamed The White Buffalo, he has fought against the best fighters, such as Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, and registered legendary wins against Axel Schulz and Timo Hoffmann.

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Bryant Jennings
(Boxer)
Bryant Jennings
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Nikita Ababiy
(Boxer)
Nikita Ababiy
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1998
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Christian Hammer
(Romanian-German Professional Boxer)
Christian Hammer
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1987
Birthplace: Galați, Romania
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Sadam Ali
(Boxer)
Sadam Ali
3
Birthdate: September 26, 1988
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Martin Murray
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Martin Murray
4
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Birthplace: St Helens, Merseyside, England

Martin Murray is an English retired boxer who competed between 2007 and 2020. From 2011 to 2014, Murray held the World Boxing Association (WBA) interim middleweight title. Between 2010 and 2012, he held the Commonwealth and British middleweight titles.

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Peter McNeeley
(Boxer)
Peter McNeeley
3
Birthdate: October 6, 1968
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Billy Conn
(Boxer)
Billy Conn
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Birthdate: October 8, 1917
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 29, 1993
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Maxim Dadashev
(Russian Boxer Who Competed in the Light-Welterweight Division)
Maxim Dadashev
5
Birthdate: September 30, 1990
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 23, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Chris Colbert
(Boxer)
Chris Colbert
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1996
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Murat Gassiev
(Russian-Armenian Professional Boxer)
Murat Gassiev
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Birthdate: October 12, 1993
Birthplace: Vladikavkaz, Russia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Richard Commey
(Ghanaian Professional Boxer)
Richard Commey
3
Birthdate: October 10, 1987
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jaime Munguía
(Mexican Professional Boxer)
Jaime Munguía
1
Birthdate: October 6, 1996
Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico

Jaime Munguía is a Mexican boxer who held the WBO junior middleweight championship title from 2018 to 2019. In 2019, he was named the best active junior middleweight in the world by BoxRec. The same year, Jaime Munguía was also ranked the fifth-best active junior middleweight in the world by The Ring magazine.

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Eugene Bullard
(American Military Pilot Who Played an Important Role During World War I)
Eugene Bullard
4
Birthdate: October 9, 1895
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: October 12, 1961

Eugene Bullard was an American military pilot who played an important role during World War I. He was among the few black combat pilots at that time and one of the first African-Americans to become a military pilot in the US, although he flew for France during his career. Eugene Bullard was the recipient of several prestigious honors.

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Meldrick Taylor
(Boxer)
Meldrick Taylor
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1966
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Conor Benn
(British Professional Boxer)
Conor Benn
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1996
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Paul Smith
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Paul Smith
3
Birthdate: October 6, 1982
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

While he began boxing at age 9, former British boxer Paul Smith, part of the Smith boxing family, later excelled in both the middleweight and super-middleweight categories. He also won a Commonwealth Games silver in amateur boxing. Also known as the Real Gone Kid, he has been a DJ, too.

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Ricardo Mayorga
(Nicaraguan Professional Boxer and Former Mixed Martial Artist Known for His Trash-Talks Before the Fight)
Ricardo Mayorga
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1973
Birthplace: Masaya, Nicaragua

Ricardo Mayorga is a Nicaraguan former boxer and mixed martial artist. Often referred to as the craziest man in boxing, Mayorga is known for his antics outside the ring as much as for his achievements inside the ring. An entertaining boxer, 26 out of his 32 wins were knockouts. From 2005 to 2006, he held the WBC super welterweight title.

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Anthony Dirrell
(Boxer)
Anthony Dirrell
4
Birthdate: October 14, 1984
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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David Haye
(British Former Professional Boxer)
David Haye
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1980
Birthplace: London, England

Former British boxer David Haye, or The Haymaker, was a WBA world heavyweight and world cruiserweight champion. He is best remembered for his record-breaking WBA title win against Russian boxer Nikolai Valuev, who was both taller and heavier than him. He owns a boxing promotion firm and a vegan protein brand.

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Lovlina Borgohain
(Indian Boxer)
Lovlina Borgohain
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1997
Birthplace: Golaghat, Assam, India

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain was born into a poor family in Assam and was initially interested in Muay Thai. The Arjuna Award winner made waves after winning a bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She has also won medals at the Asian Championship and the World Championship.

 38 
Trevor Goddard
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Kano’ in the Martial Arts Action Film ‘Mortal Kombat’)
Trevor Goddard
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1962
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: June 7, 2003

Apart from being an actor, best known for the film Mortal Kombat and the series JAG, Trevor Goddard had also been a talented light heavyweight boxer. He also played cricket and football in his youth. He died of an accidental drug overdose at age 40, in his North Hollywood home.

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Oscar Bonavena
(Argentine Heavyweight Professional Boxer)
Oscar Bonavena
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: May 22, 1976
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Scott Quigg
(Former British Professional Boxer)
Scott Quigg
3
Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Birthplace: Bury, Greater Manchester, England
Former boxer Scott Quigg stepped into the boxing arena as a child Muay Thai boxer and is known for winning titles such as the WBA (Regular) super-bantamweight title. He quit boxing after losing to Jono Carroll at the Manchester Arena in 2020.
 41 
Mahmoud Charr
(German Professional Heavyweight Boxer)
Mahmoud Charr
1
Birthdate: October 10, 1984
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Tony Thompson
(Boxer)
Tony Thompson
3
Birthdate: October 18, 1971
Birthplace: Washington, D.C. United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Francesco Pianeta
(Italian Former Professional Boxer)
Francesco Pianeta
3
Birthdate: October 8, 1984
Birthplace: Cosenza, Italy
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Ruslan Chagaev
(Uzbekistani Former Professional Boxer)
Ruslan Chagaev
1
Birthdate: October 19, 1978
Birthplace: Andijan, Uzbekistan
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ricky Hatton
(One of the Most Beloved and Popular British Boxers of All Time)
Ricky Hatton
1
Birthdate: October 6, 1978
Birthplace: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England

Known as British boxing’s golden boy, Ricky Hatton has been both a light-welterweight and welterweight world champion. His popularity has earned him nicknames such as The Manchester Mexican and The Hitman. He now owns a boxing promotion firm, contributes to children’s charitable causes, and has also been a successful trainer.

 46 
Richard Grant
(Jamaican Light Heavyweight Boxer)
Richard Grant
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1973
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Richard Grant is a Jamaican-born American retired boxer. He is the former EBA Super Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion. He is best known for his 2001 nationally-televised bout against James Butler. After losing the match to Grant, Butler met an unsuspecting Grant in the middle of the ring and landed a right hook to the jaw; Grant received 26 stitches.

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Luke Campbell
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Luke Campbell
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1987
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Olympic gold medal-winning British boxer Luke Campbell also has a European Championship gold and a World Championship silver in his kitty. The Hull-born lightweight champion retired in 2021, at age 33. He had once hidden the news of his father’s death and competed in a game days later.

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Frankie Randall
(Boxer)
Frankie Randall
4
Birthdate: September 25, 1961
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: December 23, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Kid McCoy
(Boxer)
Kid McCoy
3
Birthdate: October 13, 1872
Birthplace: Moscow, Indiana, United States
Died: April 18, 1940
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Vyacheslav Glazkov
(Former Ukrainian Heavyweight Boxer)
Vyacheslav Glazkov
4
Birthdate: October 15, 1984
Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine

Vyacheslav Glazkov is a Ukrainian retired boxer. He is best known for winning a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Vyacheslav Glazkov competed from 2009 to 2016, before retiring because of an anterior cruciate ligament injury, which he incurred in a fight against Charles Martin for the IBF heavyweight title in 2016.