Romanian-Canadian former professional boxer Lucian Bute is best known for winning the IBF super-middleweight title for the first time in 2007 and then defending it successfully for nine consecutive times before losing it to Carl Froch in May 2012. He was given the number one ranking in the division by the American boxing magazine called The Ring.
Romanian boxer Bogdan Dinu currently has a WBA heavyweight ranking of 3. Apart from being a boxer, he is also part of the SIIAS, or the Romanian police task force. His achievements include gold medals at the Romania National Amateur Boxing Championship and Cadet World Amateur Boxing Championship.
Romanian boxer Răzvan Cojanu, known for his Jeux de la Francophonie super-heavyweight gold win, grew up fighting in the streets before being spotted by a trainer. He gained fame after his Beijing Olympic appearance and later moved to the US. He became the first Romanian to fight to win a world heavyweight title.
Ronald Gavril is a Romanian boxer who is currently signed to Mayweather Promotions. He has also competed in the Romania National Amateur Boxing Championships where he has won two gold medals in the Super Middleweight division. At the 2005 European Union Championships, Ronald Gavril won the bronze medal in the Middleweight division.
Gogea Mitu was a Romanian boxer best remembered as the tallest professional boxer in the history of boxing, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Gogea Mitu had a brief circus career before he became a boxer. He won two matches by knocking his opponents out in the first round before succumbing to tuberculosis at age 26.
Leonard Doroftei is a Romanian retired boxer who held the WBA Lightweight World Championship title from January 2002 to October 2003. He is best known for winning a bronze medal each at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. Leonard Doroftei also took part in the 1995 World Amateur Championships and the 1996 European Amateur Championships where he won gold medals.
Romanian professional boxer Constantin Bejenaru, who won gold medal at the 2010 World Combat Games as an amateur, turned pro in 2011 and went on to win the first season edition of Bigger's Better tournament that year. Other achievements of Bejenaru include becoming 2016 WBC Intercontinental Cruiserweight Champion and 2016 WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Champion.