Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer. Frequently cited as the greatest boxer of all time, Robinson's performances in the welterwe...
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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...
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Carlos Monzón
Carlos Monzón (August 7, 1942 – January 8, 1995) was an Argentine professional boxer who held the Undisputed World Middleweight Championship for 7 years. He successfully defended his title 14 times a...
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Eddie Perkins
Eddie Perkins (March 3, 1937 – May 10, 2012) was an American light welterweight boxer.Perkins was born on March 3, 1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He compiled an amateur boxing record of 26-10....
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...
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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 ...
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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...
Fighting Harada
Masahiko Harada (born April 23, 1943, in Tokyo, Japan), better known as Fighting Harada, is a former world boxing champion. He is currently the president of the Japanese boxing commission.Harada was a...
Freddie Welsh
Freddie Welsh (5 March 1886 – 29 July 1927) was a Welsh lightweight boxing champion. Born in Pontypridd, Wales, and christened Frederick Hall Thomas, he was nicknamed the "Welsh Wizard". Brought up in...
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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...
Harry Wills
Harry "The Black Panther" Wills (May 15, 1889 – December 21, 1958) was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Many boxing historians consider Wills the mo...
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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...
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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...
Pedro Montañez
Pedro Montañez (April 24, 1914 - June 26, 1996) was a boxer from Cayey, Puerto Rico. Also known as El Torito De Cayey (The Little Bull of Cayey), he has been considered by many to be one of the best ...
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Sandy Saddler
Joseph "Sandy" Saddler (June 23, 1926 – September 18, 2001) was an American boxer born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a two-time featherweight world champion, and also held the junio...
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Charley Mitchell (boxer)
Charles Watson Mitchell (born November 24, 1861 in Birmingham, England — died April 3, 1918) was a world heavyweight boxing title contender.
Mitchell had exceptional ability at using London ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Sam Taub Award
The Sam Taub Award is a yearly award presented by the Boxing Writers Association of America for Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism. The award is named after Sam Taub, a journalist and radio broadca...