Before assuming office as a senator of the Phillippines, Manny Pacquiao was already known as a globally renowned boxer. Known to his fans as PacMan, he is the only boxer to have won world championships from the 1990s to the 2020s. BoxRec named him the world’s seventh-active boxer in 2020.
Mikey Garcia is a boxer who has held several world championships in four different weight divisions. From 2013 to 2014, he held the WBO junior lightweight title. From 2018 to 2020, he held the lineal junior welterweight title. He has also held the WBO featherweight title. In 2020, he was ranked the sixth-best active welterweight in the world by BoxRec.
10 Carlos Takam
Former bare knuckle boxer Charles Salvador, also known as Charles Bronson, is also a highly infamous criminal, who was once convicted for an armed robbery. Known for his violent temper, he later penned several books, one of them on fitness. He is also a talented painter and poet.
12 Tony Bellew
Former boxer Tony Bellew has been a WBC cruiserweight champion and is also a 3-time amateur English National champion. The biracial boxer has also been part of the reality show Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins and has also portrayed Ricky Conlan in the American sports drama Creed.
Known for his collaborations with director John Ford, actor Victor McLaglen was a favorite of audiences of Westerns and even bagged an Oscar for his performance as Gypo Nolan in The Informer. Earlier, he was a carnival boxer and would often use the nickname Sharkey for his bouts.
16 Dmitry Bivol
Apart from winning a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, former middleweight boxer Anthony Ogogo has also bagged a Commonwealth Games silver. Now a wrestler, he represents All Elite Wrestling. Popular on TV, too, he teamed up with Oti Mabuse to appear on the dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing.
19 Edwin Valero
20 Vinny Paz
Vinny Paz is an American retired boxer who held world titles in the light middleweight and lightweight classes. Paz is best known for making a comeback after suffering two fractured vertebrae in his neck. The comeback inspired the 2016 sports film Bleed for This. In addition to his boxing career, Paz has also appeared on TV shows like Police Academy.
21 Joe Gans
22 Court McGee
23 Lucia Rijker
26 Mariusz Wach
José Luis Castillo is a Mexican retired professional boxer who held the WBC title twice in the lightweight division. He is often counted among the best lightweights of his generation. Castillo is perhaps best known for his fight against Diego Corrales in 2005, for which he won the Fight of the Year award from the Boxing Writers Association of America.
28 Ross Puritty
29 Joseph Diaz
32 Winky Wright
33 Sergio Mora
34 Terence Knox
35 James Butler
38 Abner Mares
Abner Mares is a Mexican-born American boxer best known for his multiple world championship reigns in three different weight classes. He has held important titles like the IBF bantamweight title, WBC super-bantamweight title, WBC featherweight title, and WBA (Regular) featherweight title. Mares has represented Mexico at international tournaments, including the 2003 Pan American Games where he won a silver medal.
45 Bobby Chacon
48 K.J. Noons
49 Luis Nery
Luis Nery is a Mexican boxer and a two-weight world champion. He held the Ring bantamweight title as well as the unified WBC title between 2017 and 2018. He also held the WBC super-bantamweight title between 2020 and 2021. In 2022, Luis Nery was ranked the fourth best super bantamweight in the world by BoxRec.