Mark Johnson (boxer)
Marcellus Joseph Johnson, better known as Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson (born August 13, 1971), is an American former boxer. A fast and skilled southpaw, Johnson won titles at flyweight and super flyweigh...
Kid Lavigne
George Henry "Kid" Lavigne (December 6, 1869 - March 9, 1928) was boxing's first world lightweight champion, winning the title on June 1, 1896.
He was born in Bay City, Michigan to French-Canadian...
Willie Pep
Guglielmo Papaleo (September 19, 1922 – November 23, 2006) was an Americanprofessional boxer, better known as Willie Pep. Pep boxed a total of 1,956 rounds in the 241 bouts during his 26-year career, ...
László Papp
László Papp (March 25, 1926 – October 16, 2003) was a Hungarian boxer, born in Budapest. A southpaw, he won gold medals in the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsin...
Jack Solomons
Jack Solomons (December 1900 – 8 December 1979) was a British boxing promoter who has been called "one of the greatest boxing promoters in history" and "England's greatest boxing impresario".Solomons ...
Midget Wolgast
Joseph Robert Loscalzo, known professionally as Midget Wolgast (1910-07-18, Philadelphia, PA — 1955-10-19) was a world flyweight boxing champion. Wolgast turned pro in 1925 and was considered on...
Bill Gallo
Bill Gallo (December 28, 1922 – May 10, 2011) was a cartoonist and newspaper columnist for the New York Daily News.
Gallo was born in Manhattan, the son of a journalist father who died when Gallo ...
Clarence Henry (boxer)
Clarence Henry (27 March 1926 – 28 February 1999) was an American boxer who won the 1948 Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions and was a highly ranked heavyweight contender during the 1950s.Born...
Lew Jenkins
Lew Jenkins (December 4, 1916 - October 30, 1981) was an American boxer and Lightweight Champion of the World. He was born in Milburn, Texas and was raised during the Great Depression. He began fight...
Kid Norfolk
Kid Norfolk (10 July 1893 – 15 April 1968) was an African American boxer who fought as a light heavyweight and heavyweight from 1910 through 1926. Norfolk holds wins over many notable boxers of his da...
Pernell Whitaker
Pernell Whitaker (born January 2, 1964 in Norfolk, Virginia), nicknamed "Sweet Pea," is a professional boxing trainer and retired American professional boxer. Whitaker was the lightweight silver medal...
Ring Magazine hall of fame
Ring Magazine was established in 1922. In 1954 the magazine established its own Boxing Hall of Fame and inducted 155 members before it was abandoned after the 1987 inductions. Boxing inductions contin...
Adolph Wolgast
Adolphus Wolgast (8 February 1888 – 14 April 1955), nicknamed Michigan Wildcat, was a world lightweight boxing champion.
He was born on 8 February 1888, his siblings were fellow boxers Johnny Wolg...
Dave Shade
Dave Shade (March 3, 1902 - June 23, 1983) was an American boxer active from 1918 to the 1935, amassing a total of nearly 250 bouts fought during the course of his career. His famous low crouching bob...
Chalky Wright
Albert "Chalky" Wright (February 1, 1912 – August 12, 1957) was an American featherweight boxer who fought from 1928 to 1948. His career record was 161 wins (with 83 knockouts), 44 losses and 19 ...
Billy Graham (boxer)
Billy Graham (September 9, 1922 - January 22, 1992) was an American boxer from New York City, New York. Graham had the remarkable distinction of never having been knocked off his feet in his long care...
Terry Norris
Terry Wayne Norris (born June 17, 1967) is an American former boxer and a three-time world champion in the light-middleweight (super-welterweight) division. Originally from Lubbock, Texas, he fought o...
Ken Norton
Ken Norton, Sr. (August 9, 1943 – September 18, 2013) was an American professional boxer. Norton was vacated the WBC heavyweight championship in 1978 for his impressive victory over Jimmy Young, the o...
Archie Moore
Archie Moore (born Archibald Lee Wright; December 13, 1916 – December 9, 1998) was an American professional boxer and the longest reigning Light Heavyweight World Champion of all time (December 1952 –...
Ismael Laguna
Ismael Laguna Meneses (born June 28, 1943, in Colón, Panama) is a former professional boxer.He is one of 8 children. His grand-niece Kezia Grace West (Through his sister Innocencia Perry Laguna) is Mi...
Joe Lynch (boxer)
Joseph "Joe" Aloysius Lynch (November 30, 1898 in New York, NY – August 1, 1965 in Brooklyn Ny) was an American boxer who held the World Bantamweight Championship during his career. An extremely durab...
Sam Taub
Sam Taub (September 10, 1886 - July 10, 1979) was a journalist and radio broadcaster who is best known for his work covering boxing.Taub was Jewish, and was born on New York's Lower East Side and rais...
Randy Turpin
Randolph Adolphus Turpin (7 June 1928 – 17 May 1966), better known as Randolph Turpin, and in the United States also as Randy Turpin, was an English boxer who was considered by some to be Europe's bes...
Rubén Olivares
Rubén Olivares (born January 14, 1947) is a former Mexican boxer and current member of the Boxing Hall of Fame. A native of Mexico City, Olivares was a world champion multiple times, and considered by...
Dick Tiger
Dick Tiger CBE (born Richard Ihetu August 14, 1929 – December 14, 1971) was a boxer from Ubahu village, Amaigbo, Nigeria, who emigrated to Liverpool and later to the United States of America. Ti...
Bert Sugar
Bert Randolph Sugar (June 7, 1937 – March 25, 2012) was a boxing writer and sports historian recognizable by his trademark fedora and cigar.
Born in Washington, D.C., Sugar graduated from th...