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A to Z of My Lineage of Champions

 

 

 

Tenure of all titles at world level are shown for each boxer, with their records being set at 19 March 2021. This data can change if new contests are discovered. Names in brackets are the boxer’s birthname where known.

 

Key Code: nd (no decision), nc (no contest), td (technical draw).  

Current Champions (in bold)

Lineal Champions (world champions who lose part recognition, or the man who beats a lineal champion).

Lineal Champions* (my version)

 

A

Arthur Abraham (Avetik Abrahamyan)

From: Berlin, Germany. Born Yerevan, Armenia, 20 February 1980.

Title(s): IBF Middleweight Champion, 10 December 2005 (19th contest) to 11 July 2009 (relinquished). WBO Super Middleweight Champion, 25 August 2012 to 23 March 2013 and 1 March 2014 to 18 July 2015 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 18 July 2015 to 9 April 2016.

Record: 53 contests, won 47, lost 6 (16 August 2003 to 28 April 2018).

 

Tomasz Adamek

From: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Born: Zywiek, Poland, 1 December 1976.

Title(s): WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 21 May 2005 (29th contest) to 3 February 2007. IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 11 December 2008 to 18 October 2009 (relinquished).

Record: 59 contests, won 53, lost 6 (13 March 1999 to 6 October 2018).

 

Murodjon Akhmadaliev

From: Indio, California, USA. Born: Chust, Uzbekistan, 2 November 1994.

Title(s): WBA/IBF/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 3- January 2020 (8th contest) to date.

Record: 8 contests, won 8 (18 November 2016 to 30 January 2020).

Virgil Akins

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: 10 March 1928. Died: 22 January 2011, aged 82.

Title(s): Massachusetts Welterweight Champion, 29 October 1957 (64th contest) to 6 June 1958 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 6 June 1958 to 5 December 1958.

Record: 93 contests, won 60, drew 2, lost 31 (10 March 1948 to 20 March 1962).

 

Oscar Albarado

From: Uvalde, Texas, USA. Born: 15 September 1948.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 4 June 1974 (56th contest) to 1 October 1974 (pre-unifying). World Junior Middleweight Champion, 1 October 1974 to 21 January 1975.

Record: 71 contests, won 57, drew 1, lost 13 (12 April 1966 to 30 April 1982).

 

Devon Alexander

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: 10 February 1987.

Title(s): WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 1 August 2009 (19th contest) to 6 March 2010 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 6 March 2010 to 26 July 2010 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 26 July 2010 to 22 October 2010 (forfeited IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 22 October 2010 to 29 January 2011. IBF Welterweight Champion, 20 October 2012 to 7 December 2013.

Record: 34 contests, won 27, drew 1, lost 6. (20 May 2004 to 1 June 2019).

 

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay)

From: Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Born: 17 January 1942. Died: 3 June 2016, aged 74.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 25 February 1964 (20th contest) to 17 September 1964 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/NY/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 17 September 1964 to 6 February 1967 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 6 February 1967 to 9 May 1967 (forfeited WBA/NY titles). WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 9 May 1967 to 16 January 1970 (announced retirement). World Heavyweight Champion, 30 October 1974 to 15 February 1978. WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 15 September 1978 to 27 June 1979 (relinquished).

Record: 61 contests, won 56, lost 5 (29 October 1960 to 11 December 1981).

 

Terry Allen (Edward Albert Govier)

From: Islington, London, England. Born: 18 June 1924. Died: 8 April 1987, aged 62.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 25 April 1950 (60th contest) to 1 August 1950.

Record: 75 contests, won 61, drew 1, lost 13 (3 September 1942 to 10 September 1954).

 

Eleider Alvarez

From: Montreal, Canada. Born: Apartado, Colombia, 8 April 1984.

Title(s): WBO/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 4 August 2018 (24th contest) to 2 February 2019.

Record: 27 contests, won 25, lost 2 (28 October 2007 to 22 August 2020).

 

Saul Alvarez

From: Guadalajara, Mexico. Born: 18 July 1990.

Title(s): WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 March 2011 (37th contest) to 20 April 2013 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 20 April 2013 to 14 September 2013. WBO Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 September 2016 to 19 May 2017 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 21 November 2015 to 18 May 2016 (relinquished WBC title). Lineal Middleweight Champion, 18 May 2016 to 18 April 2018 (forfeited).  WBA/WBC/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 15 September 2018 to date. WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 2 November 2019 to 17 December 2020 (relinquished). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 19 December 2020 to date.

Record: 58 contests, won 55, drew 2, lost 1 (29 October 2005 to 27 February 2021).

 

Lou Ambers (Luigi Guiseppe D’Ambrosio)

From: Herkimer, New York, USA. Born: 8 November 1913. Died: 25 April 1995, aged 81.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 3 September 1936 (67th contest) to 17 August 1938 and 22 August 1939 to 25 March 1940 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 25 March 1940 to 10 May 1940.

Record: 106 contests, won 91, drew 7, lost 8 (9 June 1932 to 28 February 1941).

 

Romeo Anaya

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Cahuare, Mexico, 5 April 1946. Died: 24 December 2015, aged 69.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 20 January 1973 (43rd contest) to 3 November 1973.

Record: 72 contests, won 50, drew 1. Lost 21 (15 May 1967 to 22 February 1980).

 

Sammy Angott (Salvato Angott)

From: Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Born: Washington, Pennsylvania, USA, 16 January 1915. Died: 22 October 1980, aged 65.

Title(s): NBA Lightweight Champion, 3 May 1940 (71st contest) to 19 December 1941 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 19 December 1941 to 14 November 1942 (relinquished). NBA Lightweight Champion, 27 October 1943 to 8 March 1944.

Record: 131 contests, won 94, drew 8, lost 29 (9 March 1935 to 8 August 1950).

 

Vito Antuofermo

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: Puglia, Italy, 9 February 1953.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 30 June 1979 (49th contest) to 16 March 1980.

Record: 59 contests, won 50, drew 2, lost 7 (30 November 1971 to 20 October 1985).

 

Fred Apostoli

From: San Francisco, California, USA. Born: 2 February 1913. Died: 29 November 1973, aged 60.

Title(s): Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 23 September 1937 (28th contest) to 18 November 1938. NY/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 18 November 1938 (32nd contest) to 2 October 1939.

Record: 72 contests, won 61, drew 1, lost 10 (8 October 1934 to 1 December 1948).

 

Lupe Aquino

From: Santa Paula, California, USA. Born: Chihuahua, Mexico, 23 January 1963.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 12 July 1987 (34th contest) to 2 October 1987.

Record: 64 contests, won 53, drew 2, lost 9 (2 April 1981 to 6 November 1999).

 

Yuri Arbachakov

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Kizes, Russia, 22 October 1966.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 23 June 1992 (13th contest) to 12 November 1997.

Record: 24 contests, won 23, lost 1 (1 February 1990 to 12 November 1997).

 

Jorge Arce

From: Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Born: 27 July 1979.

Title(s): WBO Junior Flyweight Champion, 5 December 1998 (22nd contest) to 31 July 1999.

WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 6 July 2002 to 18 December 2004 (relinquished). WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion, 30 January 2010 to 24 April 2010 (relinquished). WBO Junior Featherweight Champion, 24 September 2011 to 18 November 2011 (relinquished). WBO Bantamweight Champion, 26 November 2011 to 1 June 2012 (relinquished).

Record: 75 contests, won 64, drew 2, td 1, lost 8 (19 January 1996 to 4 October 2014).

 

Joey Archibald

From: Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Born: 20 February 1914. Died: 3 February 1998, aged 83.

Title(s): NY Featherweight Champion, 17 October 1938 (66th contest) to 18 April 1939 (pre-unifying). World Featherweight Champion, 18 April 1939 to 29 March 1940 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Featherweight Champion, 29 March 1940 to 20 May 1940. Maryland/NY/Lineal Featherweight Champion, 12 May 1941 to 11 September 1941.

Record: 107 contests, won 60, drew 5, lost 42 (29 April 1932 to 11 August 1943).

 

Alexis Arguello

From: Managua, Nicaragua. Born: 19 April 1952. Died: 1 July 2009, aged 57.

Title(s): WBA Featherweight Champion, 23 November 1974 (40th contest) to 5 December 1976 (relinquished). WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 January 1978 to 31 October 1980 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 20 June 1981 to 15 February 1983 (relinquished).

Record: 85 contests, won 77, lost 8 (26 October 1968 to 21 January 1995).

 

Jose Argumedo

From: Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. Born: 14 October 1988.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 31 December 2015 (21st contest) to 23 July 2017.

Record: 28 contests, won 23, drew 1, lost 4 (27 August 2010 to 9 March 2019).

 

Henry Armstrong (Henry Jackson)

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Columbus, Mississippi, USA, 12 December 1909. Died: 23 October 1988, aged 78.

Title(s): Californian Featherweight Champion, 4 August 1936 (64th contest) to 29 October 1937 (pre-unifying). Californian/NBA/NY/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 29 October 1937 to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Featherweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 13 September 1938 (relinquished). World Lightweight Champion, 17 August 1938 to 22 August 1939. World Welterweight Champion, 31 May 1938 to 4 October 1940.

Record: 183 contests, won 152, drew 9, lost 22 (27 July 1931 to 14 February 1945). 

 

Jose Antonio Avelar (Jose Antonio Rodriguez)

From: Guadalajara, Mexico. Born: 28 August 1958.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 12 May 1981 (37th contest) to 20 March 1982.

Record: 53 contests, won 39, drew 1, lost 13. (6 June 1975 to 25 July 1987).

 

Paulie Ayala

From: Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Born: 22 April 1970.

Title(s): IBF Bantamweight Champion, 26 June 1999 (29th contest) to 7 August 2001 (forfeited). Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 23 February 2002 to 16 November 2002 (relinquished).

Record: 38 contests, won 35, lost 3 (27 November 1992 to 19 June 2004).

 

B

Billy Backus

From: Canastota, New York, USA. Born: 5 March 1943.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 3 December 1970 (44th contest) to 4 June 1971.

Record: 74 contests, won 49, drew 5, lost 20 (16 September 1961 to 20 May 1978).

 

In-Chul Baek

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: Goheung, South Korea, 20 December 1961.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 28 May 1989 (47th contest) to 30 March 1990.

Record: 50 contests, won 47, lost 3 (9 May 1980 to 30 March 1990).

 

Max Baer

From: Livermore, California, USA. Born: Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 11 February 1909. Died: 21 November 1959, aged 50.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 14 June 1934 (47th contest) to 13 June 1935.

Record: 81 contests, won 66, lost 13, nd 2 (16 May 1929 to 4 April 1941).

 

Carlos Baldomir

From: Santa Fe, Argentine. Born: 30 April 1971.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 7 January 2006 (57th contest) to 8 January 2006 (forfeited IBF/WBA titles). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 8 January 2006 to 4 November 2006.

Record: 71 contests, won 49, drew 6, lost 16 (19 February 1993 to 25 April 2014).

 

Mike Ballerino

From: Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. Born: Astbury Park, New Jersey, USA, 10 April 1901. Died: 4 April 1965, aged 63.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 1 April 1925 (66th contest) to 20 October 1925 (forfeited NBA title). NY/California/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 October 1925 to 2 December 1925.

Record: 100 contests, won 33, drew 14, lost 32, nd 21 (1 January 1920 to 27 June 1928).

 

Iran Barkley

From: The Bronx, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 6 May 1960.

Title(s): WBC Middleweight Champion, 6 June 1988 (29th contest) to 24 February 1989. IBF Super Middleweight Champion, 10 January 1992 to 13 February 1993. WBA/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 20 March 1992 to 10 April 1992 (relinquished).

Record: 63 contests, won 43, drew 1, lost 19 (9 December 1982 to 31 July 1999)

 

Marco Antonio Barrera

From: Guadalajara, Mexico. Born: Mexico City, Mexico, 17 January 1974

Title(s): WBO Junior Featherweight Champion, 31 March 1995 (35th contest) to 22 November 1996, 31 October 1998 to 19 February 2000 and 23 February 2000 to 7 April 2001 (relinquished). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 7 April 2001 to 22 June 2002 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 22 June 2002 (relinquished WBC title immediately). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 22 June 2002 to 15 November 2003. WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 27 November 2004 to 17 September 2005 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 17 September 2005 to 19 April 2006 (forfeited IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 19 April 2006 to 17 March 2007.

Record: 75 contests, won 67, lost 7, nd 1 (22 November 1989 to 12 February 2011).

 

Carmen Basilio

From: Canastota, New York, USA. Born: 2 April 1927. Died: 7 November 2012, aged 85.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 10 June 1955 (63rd contest) to 14 March 1956 and 12 September 1956 to 23 September 1957 (relinquished). World Middleweight Champion, 23 September 1957 to 25 March 1958.

Record: 79 contests, won 56, drew 7, lost 16 (24 November 1948 to 22 April 1961).

 

Benny Bass

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Kiev, Ukraine, 4 December 1903. Died: 25 June 1975, aged 71.

Title(s): NBA Featherweight Champion, 12 September 1927 (116th contest) to 10 February 1928. NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 December 1929 to 31 December 1929 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 31 December 1929 to 15 July 1931.

Record: 243 contests, won 158, drew 6, lost 29, nd 48, nc 2 (2 December 1919 to 7 May 1940).

 

Hogan Kid Bassey (Okon Bassey Asuquo)

From: Liverpool, England. Born: Calabar, Nigeria, 3 June 1932. Died: 26 January 1998, aged 65.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 24 June 1957 (65th contest) to 18 March 1959.

Record: 74 contests, won 59, drew 2, lost 13 (1 January 1949 to 19 August 1959).

 

Battling Battalino (Christopher Battaglia)

From: Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Born: 18 February 1908. Died: 25 July 1977, aged 69.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 23 September 1929 (22nd contest) to 27 January 1932 (forfeited).

Record: 88 contests, won 57, drew 3, lost 26, nd 1, nc 1 (6 June 1927 to 30 January 1940).

 

Jose Becerra

From: Guadalajala, Mexico. Born: 15 April 1936. Died: 6 August 2016, aged 80.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 8 July 1959 (65th contest) to 30 August 1960 (relinquished).

Record: 75 contests, won 67, drew 3, lost 5 (30 August 1953 to 13 October 1962).

 

O’Neil Bell

From: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, 29 December 1974. Died: 25 November 2015, aged 40

Title(s): IBF Cruiserweight Champion, 20 May 2005 (26th contest) to 7 January 2006 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 7 January 2006 to 31 March 2006 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 31 March 2006 to 17 March 2007.

Record: 32 contests, won 27, td 1, lost 4 (19 February 1998 to 17 December 2011).

 

Wilfred Benitez

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12 September 1958.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 6 March 1976 (26th contest) to 28 November 1976 (forfeited). NY/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 November 1976 to 25 August 1978 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 14 January 1979 to 30 November 1979. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 23 May 1981 to 3 December 1982.

Record: 62 contests, won 53, drew 1, lost 8 (22 November 1973 to 18 September 1990).

 

Bernard Benton

From: Toledo, Ohio, USA. Born: 6 January 1957.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 21 September 1985 (22nd contest) to 22 March 1986.

Record: 28 contests, 21 wins, drew 1, lost 6 (12 June 1981 to 13 January 1995).

 

Nino Benvenuti (Giovanni Benvenuti)

From: Trieste, Italy. Born: Izola, Slovenia, 26 April 1938.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 18 June 1965 (57th contest) to 25 June 1966. World Middleweight Champion, 17 April 1967 to 29 September 1967 and 4 March 1968 to 7 November 1970.

Record: 90 contests, won 82, drew 1, lost 7 (20 January 1961 to 8 May 1971).

 

Miguel Berchelt

From: Merida, Mexico. Born: Cancun, Mexico, 17 November 1991.

Title(s): WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 January 2017 (32nd contest) to 11 May 2019 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 11 May 2019 to 20 February 2021.

Record: 40 contests, won 38, lost 2 (17 November 2010 to 20 February 2021).

 

Paul Berlenbach

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 18 February 1901. Died: 30 September 1985, aged 84.

Title(s): NBA/NY/GB/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 30 May 1925 (29th contest) to 16 July 1926.

Record: 54 contests, won 40, drew 3, lost 8, nd 1, nc 2 (4 October 1923 to 28 September 1933).

 

Gabriel Bernal

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Cruz Grande, Mexico, 24 March 1956. Died: 12 June 2014, aged 58.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 9 April 1984 (47th contest) to 8 October 1984.

Record: 60 contests, won 43, drew 3, lost 14 (6 March 1974 to 12 April 1992).

 

Jack Bernstein (John Dodick)

From: Yonkers, New York, USA. Born: NYC, New York, USA, 5 November 1899. Died: 26 December 1945, aged 46.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 30 May 1923 (44th contest) to 17 December 1923.

Record: 93 contests, won 57, drew 8, lost 22, nd 6 (24 August 1920 to 10 November 1931).

Artur Beterbiev

From: Montreal, Canada. Born: Khasavyurt, Russia, 21 January 1985.

Title(s): IBF Light Heavyweight Champion, 11 November 1917 (12th contest) to 18 October 2019 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 October 2019 to 17 December 2019 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 17 December 2019 to date.

Record: 15 contests, won 15 (8 June 2013 to 18 October 2019).

 

Maurice Blocker

From: Washington DC, USA. Born: 15 May 1963.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 19 August 1990 (33rd contest) to 18 March 1991. IBF Welterweight Champion, 4 October 1991 to 19 June 1993.

Record: 41 contests, won 36, lost 4, nc 1 (16 February 1982 to 29 April 1995).

 

Venice Borkhorsor (Prawet Ponchiengkwang)

From: Nakhon Phanom, Thailand. Born: 6 April 1950.

Title(s): WBC Flyweight Champion, 29 September 1972 (32nd contest) to 9 February 1973 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 9 February 1973 to 10 July 1973 (relinquished).

Record: 57 contests, won 49, lost 8 (5 May 1968 to 11 August 1980).

 

Carmelo Bossi

From: Milan, Italy. Born: 15 October 1939. Died: 23 March 2014, aged 74.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 9 July 1970 (47th contest) to 31 October 1971.

Record: 51 contests, won 40, drew 3, lost 8 (4 March 1961 to 31 October 1971).

 

Riddick Bowe

From: Fort Washington, Maryland, USA. Born: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA, 10 August 1968.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 13 November 1992 (32nd contest) to 14 December 1992 (forfeited WBC title). IBF/WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 14 December 1992 to 6 November 1993. WBO Heavyweight Champion, 11 March 1995 to 1 May 1996 (relinquished).

Record: 45 contests, won 43, lost 1, nc 1 (6 March 1989 to 13 December 2008).

 

Jim Braddock

From: North Bergen, New Jersey, USA. Born: NYC, New York, USA, 7 June 1905. Died: 29 November 1974, aged 69.

Title(s): NBA/NY/GB/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 13 June 1935 (86th contest) to 22 June 1937.

Record: 88 contests, won 47, drew 4, lost 24, nd 10, nc 3 (13 April 1926 to 21 January 1938).

 

Timothy Bradley

From: Palm Springs, California, USA. Born: Cathedral City, California, USA, 29 August 1983.

Title(s): WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 10 May 2008 (22nd contest) to 4 April 2009 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 4 April 2009 to 28 April 2009 (forfeited WBC title). WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 April 2009 to 29 January 2011 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 29 January 2011 to 28 July 2011 (forfeited WBC title). WBO/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 July 2011 to 27 June 2012 (relinquished). WBO Welterweight Champion, 9 June 2012 to 12 April 2014 and 6 July 2015 to 11 February 2016 (relinquished).

Record: 36 contests, won 33, td 1, lost 2 (20 August 2004 to 9 April 2016).

 

Livingstone Bramble

From: St Croix, British Virgin Islands. Born: St Kitts & Nevis, 3 September 1960.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 1 June 1984 (23rd contest) to 26 September 1986.

Record: 69 contests, won 40, drew 3, lost 26 (16 October 1980 to 27 June 2003).

 

Mairis Briedis

From: Riga, Latvia. Born: 13 January 1985.

Title(s): WBC Cruiserweight Champion, 1 April 2017 (22nd contest) to 27 January 2018. WBO Cruiserweight Champion, 15 June 2019 to 6 November 2019 (forfeited). IBF/Lineal* Champion, 26 September 2020 to date.

Record: 28 contests, won 27, lost 1 (11 October 2009 to 26 September 2020).

Shannon Briggs

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 4 December 1971.

Title(s): Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 22 November 1997 (31st contest) to 28 March 1998. WBO Heavyweight Champion, 4 November 2006 to 21 May 2016.

Record: 68 contests, won 50, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (24 July 1992 to 21 May 2016).

 

Jack Britton (William James Breslin)

From: Clinton, New York, USA. Born: 14 October 1885. Died: 27 March 1962, aged 76.

Title(s): World Welterweight Title Claimant at various times between 22 June 1915 and 7 February 1921 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 7 February 1921 (263rd contest) to 1 November 1922.

Record: 345 contests, won 104, drew 20, lost 28, nd 191, nc 2 (11 November 1904 to 29 July 1930). 

 

Lou Brouillard (Lucien Brouillard)

From: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Born: St Eugene, Quebec, Canada, 23 May 1911. Died: 14 September 1983, aged 73.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 23 October 1931 (70th contest) to 28 January 1932. NY Middleweight Champion, 9th August 1933 to 30 October 1933.

Record: 135 contests, won 101, drew 3, lost 31 (28 June 1928 to 12 January 1940).

 

Jackie Brown

From: Manchester, England. Born: 29 November 1909. Died: 15 March 1971, aged 61.

Title(s): GB/IBU/NBA/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 31 October 1932 (76th contest) to 6 July 1934 (forfeited NBA title). GB/IBU/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 6 July 1934 to 6 June 1935 (forfeited IBU title). GB/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 6 June 1935 to 9 September 1935.

Record: 140 contests, won 107, drew 9, lost 24 (18 May 1925 to 24 July 1939).

 

Joe Brown

From: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Born: 18 May 1926. Died: 4 December 1997, aged 71.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 24 August 1956 (110th contest) to 21 April 1962.

Record: 184 contests, won 120, drew 14, lost 47, nd 2, nc 1 (12 September 1941 to 24 August 1970).

 

Panama Al Brown (Alphonso Teofilo Brown)

From: Paris, France. Born: Colon, Panama, 5 July 1902. Died: 11 April 1951, aged 48.

Title(s): NY Bantamweight Champion, 18 June 1929 (70th contest) to 8 February 1930 (pre-unifying). NY/NBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 8 February 1930 to 4 October 1930 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 4 October 1930 to 20 May 1931 (forfeited Montreal recognition). NBA/NY/IBU/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 20 May 1931 to 25 August 1931 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 25 August 1931 to 1 June 1935. Brown had been suspended by NY/NBA since April 1934.

Record: 163 contests, won 128, drew 13, lost 19, nd 3 (19 March 1922 to 4 December 1942).

 

Simon Brown (Ceseford Brown)

From: Mt Airy, Maryland, USA. Born: Clarendon, Jamaica, 15 August 1963.

Title(s): IBF Welterweight Champion, 23 April 1988 (26th contest) to 18 March 1991 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 18 March 1991 to 12 May 1991 (relinquished IBF title). WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 12 May 1991 to 29 November 1991. WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 18 December 1993 to 7 May 1994.

Record: 59 contests, won 47, lost 12 (16 February 1982 to 8 January 2000).

 

Ken Buchanan

From: Edinburgh, Scotland. Born: 28 June 1945.

Title(s): NY/WBA/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 26 September 1970 (38th contest) to 12 February 1971 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 12 February 1971 to 25 June 1971 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 25 June 1971 to 26 June 1972.

Record: 69 contests, won 61. Lost 8 (20 September 1965 to 25 January 1982).

 

Hekkie Budler

From: Johannesburg, South Africa. Born: 18 May 1988.

Title(s): WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 1 March 2014 (26th contest) to 19 March 2016. IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 20 May 2018 to 28 July 2018 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 28 July 2018 to 31 December 2018.

Record: 36 contests, won 32, lost 4 (5 July 2007 to 31 December 2018).

 

Jose Luis Bueno

From: Nezahualcoyoti, Mexico. Born: 8 December 1969.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 13 November 1993 (28th contest) to 4 May 1994.

Record: 41 contests, won 30, drew 2, lost 9 (6 June 1987 to 16 May 1998).

 

Johnny Buff (John Lesky)

From: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Born: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA, 26 November 1891. Died: 14 January 1955, aged 63.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 23 September 1921 (71st contest) to 10 July 1922.

Record: 100 contests: won 31, drew 3, lost 12, nd 54 (25 December 1917 to 13 May 1926).

 

Vuyani Bungu

From: Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Born: 26 February 1967.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 20 August 1994 (26th contest) to 18 April 1997 (forfeited lineal title). IBF Junior Featherweight Champion, 18 April 1997 to 6 February 1999 (relinquished).

Record: 44 contests, won 39, lost 5 (26 April 1987 to 25 June 2005).

 

Ryan Burnett

From: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Born: 21 May 1992.

Title(s): IBF Bantamweight Champion, 10 June 2017 (17th contest) to 21 October 2017 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 21 October 2017 to 12 February 2018 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 12 February 2018 to 3 November 2018.

Record: 21 contests, won 20, lost 1 (24 May 2013 to 17 May 2019)

 

Tommy Burns (Noah Brusso)

From: Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Born: Chesley, Ontario, Canada, 17 June 1881. Died: 10 May 1955, aged 73.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Title Claimant, 28 November 1906 to January 1912. World Heavyweight Title Claimant, 23 February 1906 to 2 December 1907 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 2 December 1907 (48th contest) to 26 December 1908.

Record: 61 contests, won 47, drew 8, lost 4, nd 2 (16 January 1902 to 16 July 1920).

 

Salvatore Burruni

From: Alghero, Italy. Born: 11 April 1933. Died: 30 March 2004, aged 70.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 23 April 1965 (81st contest) to 1 November 1965 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 1 November 1965 to 19 November 1965 (forfeited WBC title). EBU/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 19 November 1965 to 14 June 1966.

Record: 109 contests, won 99, drew 1, lost 9 (3 April 1957 to 9 April 1969).

 

Jung-Il Byun

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 16 November 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 28 March 1993 (9th contest) to 23 December 1993.

Record: 12 contests, won 10, lost 2 (18 February 1990 to 31 July 1994).

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Celestino Caballero

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: Colon City, Panama, 21 June 1976.

Title(s): WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 4 October 2006 (27th contest) to 21 November 2008 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 21 November 2008 to 1 June 2009 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 1 June 2009 to 5 February 2010 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 5 February 2010 to 10 December 2010 (relinquished).

Record: 43 contests, won 37, lost 6 (18 November 1998 to 4 October 2014).

 

Ivan Calderon

From: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. Born: 7 January 1975.

Title(s): WBO Mini Flyweight Champion, 3 May 2003 (16th contest) to 24 August 2007 (relinquished). WBO/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 25 August 2007 to 28 August 2010.

Record: 39 contests, won 35, td 1, lost 3 (17 February 2001 to 6 October 2012).

 

Joe Calzaghe

From: Newbridge, Wales. Born: Hammersmith, London, England, 23 March 1972.

Title(s): WBO Super Middleweight Champion, 11 October 1997 (23rd contest) to 4 March 2006 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 4 March 2006 to 27 November 2006 (relinquished IBF title). WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 27 November 2006 to 3 November 2007 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 3 November 2007 to 28 June 2008 (relinquished WBC title). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 28 June 2008 to 26 September 2008 (relinquished). Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 19 April 2008 to 5 February 2009.

Record: 46 contests, won 46 (1 October 1993 to 5 February 2009).

 

Gaby Canizales (Jose Canizales)

From: Laredo, Texas, USA. Born: 1 May 1960.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 10 March 1986 (35th contest) to 4 June 1986. WBO Bantamweight Champion, 12 March 1991 to 30 June 1991.

Record: 57 contests, won 48, drew 1, lost 8 (7 May 1979 to 30 June 1991).

 

Miguel Canto

From: Merida, Mexico. Born: 30 January 1948.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 8 January 1975 (47th contest) to 18 March 1979.

Record: 74 contests, won 61, drew 4, lost 9 (5 February 1969 to 24 July 1982).

 

Tony Canzoneri

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Slidell, Louisiana, USA, 6 November 1908. Died: 9 December 1959, aged 51.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 10 February 1928 (57th contest) to 28 September 1928. World Lightweight Champion, 14 November 1930 to 23 June 1933 and 10 May 1935 to 3 September 1936. NBA Junior Welterweight Champion, 24 April 1931 to 10 September 1931 (pre-unifying). NBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 10 September 1931 to 18 January 1932. Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 21 May 1933 to 23 June 1933.

Record: 175 contests, won 137, drew 10, lost 24, nd 4 (24 July 1925 to 1 November 1939). 

 

Michael Carbajal

From: Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Born: 17 September 1967.

Title(s): IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 29 July 1990 (15th contest) to 13 March 1993 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 13 March 1993 to 20 September 1993 (pre-uniying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 20 September 1993 to 19 February 1994. IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 16 March 1996 to 18 January 1997. WBO Junior Flyweight Champion, 31 July 1999 to 10 January 2000 (retired).

Record: 53 contests, won 49, lost 4 (24 February 1989 to 31 July 1999).

 

Prudencio Cardona

From: San Basilio, Colombia. Born: 22 December 1951.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 20 March 1982 (37th contest) to 24 July 1982.

Record: 64 contests, won 40, drew 1, lost 23 (2 November 1973 to 27 June 1992).

 

Primo Carnera

From: Sequals, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. Born: 25 October 1906. Died: 29 June 1967, aged 60.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 29 June 1933 (82nd contest) to 14 June 1934.

Record: 103 contests, won 89, lost 14 (12 September 1928 to 12 May 1946).

 

Georges Carpentier

From: Paris, France. Born: Lievin, France, 12 January 1894. Died: 28 October 1975, aged 81.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 12 October 1920 (100th contest) to 24 September 1922.

Record: 112 contests: won 91, drew 6, lost 14, nd 1 (1 November 1908 to 15 September 1926).

 

Jimmy Carruthers

From: Sydney, Australia. Born: 5 July 1929. Died: 15 August 1990, aged 61.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 15 November 1952 (15th contest) to 3 May 1954 (relinquished).

Record: 25 contests, won 21, lost 4 (15 August 1950 to 18 June 1962).

 

Jimmy Carter

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Aiken, South Carolina, USA, 15 December 1923. Died: 21 September 1994, aged 70.

Title(s): NY/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 25 May 1951 (70th contest) to 4 July 1951 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 4 July 1951 to 14 May 1952, 15 October 1952 to 5 March 1954 and 17 November 1954 to 29 June 1955.

Record: 125 contests, won 85, drew 9, lost 31 (14 March 1946 to 1 April 1960).

 

Joel Casamayor

From: Miramar, Florida, USA. Born: Guantanamo, Cuba, 12 July 1971.

Title(s): WBA Junior Lightweight Champion, 21 May 2000 (21st contest) to 12 January 2002. WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 7 October 2006 to 13 September 2008.

Record: 45 contests, won 38, drew 1, lost 6 (20 September 1996 to 12 November 2011).

 

Javier Castillejo

From: Madrid, Spain. Born: 22 March 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 29 January 1999 (48th contest) to 23 June 2001. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 25 April 2005 to 1 June 2005 (forfeited). WBC Middleweight Champion, 14 November 2006 to 2 December 2006 and 23 February 2007 to 28 April 2007.

Record: 72 contests, won 62, drew 1, lost 8, nc 1 (22 July 1988 to 4 April 2009).

 

Miguel Castellini

From: Buenos Aires, Argentine. Born: Santa Rosa, Argentine, 26 January 1947. Died: 27 October 2020, aged 73.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 8 October 1976 (77th contest) to 5 March 1977.

Record: 94 contests, won 74, drew 12, lost 8 (28 May 1965 to 20 September 1980).

 

Chucho Castillo (Jesus Castillo)

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Leon, Mexico, 17 June 1944. Died: Leon, Mexico, 15 January 2013, aged 68.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 16 October 1970 (52nd contest) to 2 April 1971.

Record: 66 contests, won 47, drew 2, lost 17 (25 April 1962 to 12 December 1975).

 

Freddy Castillo

From: Merida, Mexico. Born: 15 June 1955.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 19 February 1978 (36th contest) to 6 May 1978.

WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 24 July 1982 to 6 November 1982.

Record: 68 contests, won 45, drew 5, lost 18 (22 September 1971 to 22 February 1986).

 

Jose Luis Castillo

From: Mexicali, Baja California, USA. Born: Empalme, Sonora, Mexico, 14 December 1973.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 17 June 2000 (45th contest) to 20 April 2002 and 5 June 2004 to 7 May 2005.

Record: 80 contests, won 66, drew 1, lost 13 (4 May 1990 to 28 November 2014).

 

Jorge Castro

From: Buenos Aires Argentine. Born: Caleta Olivia, Santa Cruz, Argentine, 18 August 1967.

Title(s): WBA Middleweight Champion, 12 August 1994 (100th contest) to 10 December 1994 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 10 December 1994 to 19 December 1995.

Record: 144 contests, won 130, drew 3, lost 11 (14 February 1987 to 27 January 2007).

 

Hugo Fidel Cazares

From: Los Mochis, Mexico. Born: 24 March 1978.

Title(s): WBO Junior Flyweight Champion, 30 April 2005 (26th contest) to 30 September 2006 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 30 September 2006 to 25 August 2007. WBA Junior Bantamweight Champion, 10 July 2010 to 31 August 2011.

Record: 51 contests, won 40, drew 2, lost 9 (23 February 1997 to 25 March 2016).  

 

Frank Cedeno (Franklin Sedenio)

From: Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines. Born: 16 March 1958.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 27 September 1983 (40th contest) to 18 January 1984.

Record: 56 contests, won 43, drew 3, lost 10 (20 November 1976 to 27 March 1988).

 

Marcel Cerdan

From: Paris, France. Born: Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, 22 July 1916. Died: 27 October 1949, aged 33.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 21 September 1948 (111th contest) to 16 June 1949.

Record: 114 contests, won 110, lost 4 (10 November 1934 to 16 June 1949).

 

Antonio Cervantes

From: San Basilio, Colombia. Born: 23 December 1945.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 October 1972 (71st contest) to 6 March 1976. WBA Junior Welterweight Champion, 25 June 1977 to 18 January 1979 (pre-unifying). NY/WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 January 1979 to 2 August 1980.

Record: 106 contests, won 91, drew 3, lost 12 (31 January 1964 to 9 December 1983).

 

Jeff Chandler

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 3 September 1956.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 14 November 1980 (25th contest) to 5 November 1983 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 5 November 1983 to 28 February 1984 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 28 February 1984 to 7 April 1984.

Record: 37 contests, won 33, drew 2, lost 2 (25 February 1976 to 7 April 1984).

 

Jung-Koo Chang

From: Busan, South Korea. Born: 4 February 1963.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Junior Flyweight Champion, 26 March 1983 (22nd contest) to 9 December 1989.

Record: 42 contests, won 38, lost 4 (17 November 1980 to 18 May 1991).

 

Ezzard Charles

From: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Born: Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA, 7 July 1921. Died: 28 May 1975, aged 53.

Title(s): NBA/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 22 June 1949 (69th contest) to 27 September 1950 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 27 September 1950 to 18 July 1951.

Record: 121 contests, won 95, drew 1, lost 25 (12 March 1940 to 1 September 1959).

Jermell Charlo

From: Houston, Texas, USA. Born: Richmond, Texas, USA, 19 May 1990.

Title(s): WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 21 May 2016 (28th contest) to 22 December 2018. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 21 December 2019 to 26 September 1920 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/IBF/ Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 26 September 2020 to date.

Record: 36 contests, won 34, lost 1 (8 December 2007 to 26 September 2020).

 

Julio Cesar Chavez

From: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Born: Obregon City, Mexico, 12 July 1962.

Title(s): WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 13 September 1984 (44th contest) to 21 November 1987 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 21 November 1987 to 29 October 1988 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 29 October 1988 to 13 May 1989 (relinquished). WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 13 May 1989 to 17 March 1990 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 17 March 1990 to 27 April 1991 (relinquished IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 27 April 1991 to 29 January 1994 and 7 May 1994 to 7 June 1996.

Record: 115 contests, won 107, drew 2, lost 6 (5 February 1980 to 17 September 2005). 

 

Chartchai Chionoi (Chartchai Laemfapha)

From: Pathum Thani, Thailand. Born: Bangkok, Thailand, 10 October 1942. Died: 21 January 2018, aged 75.

Title(s): EBU/GB/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 30 December 1966 (53rd contest) to 23 February 1969. WBC/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 20 March 1970 to 7 December 1970. WBA Flyweight Champion, 17 May 1973 to 18 October 1974 (forfeited).

Record: 82 contests, won 61, drew 3, lost 18 (27 March 1959 to 16 August 1975).

 

Sot Chitalada (Chawalit Wongcharoen)

From: Chonburi, Thailand. Born: 5 May 1962.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 8 October 1984 (8th contest) to 24 July 1988 and 3 June 1989 to 15 February 1991.

Record: 31 contests, won 26, drew 1, lost 4 (5 May 1983 to 28 February 1992).

 

In-Joo Cho

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: Jeollanam-do, South Korea, 13 April 1969.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 29 August 1998 (13th contest) to 27 August 2000.

Record: 20 contests, won 18, lost 2 (18 April 1992 to 20 May 2001).

 

Jum-Hwan Choi

From: Busan, South Korea. Born: 9 June 1963.

Title(s): IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 7 December 1986 (16th contest) to 5 November 1988. WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 12 November 1989 to 7 February 1990.

Record: 23 contests, won 20, lost 3 (13 March 1983 to 7 February 1990).

 

Yo-Sam Choi

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: Jeongeup, South Korea, 1 March 1972. Died: 2 January 2008, aged 35.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 17 October 1999 (22nd contest) to 6 July 2002.

Record: 37 contests, won 32, lost 5 (3 July 1993 to 25 December 2007).

 

Kid Chocolate (Eligio Sardinias)

From: Havana, Cuba. Born: 6 January 1910. Died: 8 August 1988, aged 78.

Title(s): NBA/Pennsylvania/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 15 July 1931 (66th contest) to 20 September 1932 (the NBA refused to recognise the weight division). Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 September 1932 to 25 December 1933. NY Featherweight Champion, 13 October 1932 to 19 May 1933 (pre-unifying). NY/GB/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 19 May 1933 to 17 February 1934 (relinquished).

Record: 152 contests, won 136, drew 6, lost 10 (22 October 1927 to 18 December 1938).

 

Melchor Cob Castro

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: China, Campeche, Mexico, 18 April 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 25 March 1991 (37th contest) to 3 June 1991. WBO Junior Flyweight Champion, 25 August 1997 to 17 January 1998.

Record: 87 contests, won 71, drew 4, lost 12 (14 January 1985 to 20 December 2008).

 

Red Cochrane (Freddie Cochrane)

From: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. Born: 6 May 1915. Died: 16 January 1993, aged 77.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 29 July 1941 (104th contest) to 1 December 1942 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 1 December 1942 to 1 February 1946.

Record: 117 contests, won 68, drew 8, lost 36, nd 5 (4 June 1933 to 1 February 1946).

 

Robert Cohen

From: Paris, France. Born: Bone, Algeria, 15 November 1930.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 19 September 1954 (38th contest) to 23 December 1954 (forfeited NBA title). EBU/NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 23 December 1954 to 29 June 1956.

Record: 43 contests, won 36, drew 3, lost 4 (12 September 1951 to 13 July 1959).

 

Curtis Cokes

From: Dallas, Texas, USA. Born: 15 June 1937. Died: 29 May 2020, aged 82.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 24 August 1966 (52nd contest) to 28 November 1966 (pre-unifying). WBA/EBU/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 28 November 1966 to 16 April 1968 (pre-unifying).  World Welterweight Champion, 16 April 1968 to 18 April 1969.

Record: 80 contests, won 62, drew 4, lost 14 (24 March 1958 to 5 October 1972).

 

Billy Conn

From: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 8 October 1917. Died: 29 May 1993, aged 75.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 13 July 1939 (57th contest) to 31 December 1940 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 31 December 1940 to 3 June 1941 (forfeited).

Record: 76 contests, won 64, drew 1, lost 11 (20 July 1934 to 25 November 1948).

 

John Conteh

From: Kirkby, Merseyside, England. Born: Liverpool, England, 27 May 1951.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 1 October 1974 (27th contest) to 21 May 1977 (forfeited). Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 21 May 1977 to 17 June 1978.

Record: 39 contests, won 34, drew 1, lost 4 (18 October 1971 to 31 May 1980).

 

James J. Corbett

From: San Francisco, California, USA. Born: 1 September 1866. Died: 18 February 1933, aged 66.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 7 September 1892 (13th contest) to 17 March 1897.

Record: 28 contests, won 17, drew 4, lost 5, nc 2 (3 July 1886 to 14 August 1903).

 

Young Corbett 111 (Raffaele Capabianca Giordano)

From: Fresno, California, USA. Born: Potenza, Italy, 27 May 1905. Died: 15 July 1993, aged 88.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 22 February 1933 (131st contest) to 29 May 1933. Californian Middleweight Champion, 19 July 1938 to 18 November 1938.

Record: 155 contests, won 122, drew 21, lost 12 (28 September 1919 to 20 August 1940).

 

Victor Cordoba

From: San Miguelito, Panama. Born: Punta Alegre, Panama, 15 March 1962.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 5 April 1991 (23rd contest) to 12 September 1992.

Record: 31 contests, won 22, drew 3, lost 6 (30 May 1981 to 30 July 1999).

 

Diego Corrales

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Sacramento, California, USA, 25 August 1977. Died: 7 May 2007, aged 29.

Title(s): IBF Junior Lightweight Champion, 23 October 1999 (29th contest) to 1 October 2000 (relinquished). WBO Junior Lightweight Champion, 6 March 2004 to 7 August 2004 (relinquished). WBO Lightweight Champion, 7 August 2004 to 7 May 2005 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 7 May 2005 to 1 February 2006 (forfeited WBO title). WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 1 February 2006 to 7 October 2006 (forfeited).

Record: 45 contests, won 40, lost 5 (19 March 1996 to 7 April 2007).   

 

Hugo Corro

From: Mendoza City, Mendoza, Argentine. Born: Eusebio Bustos, Mendoza, Argentine, 5 November 1953. Died: 15 June 2007, aged 53.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 22 April 1978 (47th contest) to 30 June 1979.

Record: 59 contests, won 50, drew 2, lost 7 (30 August 1973 to 17 February 1989).

 

Miguel Cotto

From: Caguas, Puerto Rico. Born: Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 29 October 1980.

Title(s): WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 11 September 2004 (21st contest) to 27 October 2006 (relinquished). WBA Welterweight Champion, 2 December 2006 to 26 July 2008. WBO Welterweight Champion, 21 February 2009 to 14 November 2009. WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 June 2010 to 5 May 2012. WBC/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 7 June 2014 to 21 November 2015. WBO Junior Middleweight Champion, 26 August 2017 to 2 December 2017.

Record: 47 contests, won 41, lost 6 (23 February 2001 to 2 December 2017).

 

Knockout CP Freshmart (Thamanoon Niyomtrong)

From: Surin, Thailand. Born: 20 September 1990.

Title(s): WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 29 June 2016 (13th contest) to 29 November 2018 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 29 November 2018 to date.

Record: 21 contests, won 21 (22 June 2012 to 3 March 2020)

 

Terence Crawford

From: Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Born: 28 September 1987.

Title(s): WBO Lightweight Champion, 1 March 2014 (23rd contest) to 29 November 2014 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal Lightweight champion, 29 November 2014 to 24 March 2015 (relinquished). WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 April 2015 to 23 July 2016 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 23 July 2016 to 19 August 2017 (pre-unifying). World Junior Welterweight Champion, 19 August 2017 to 30 August 2017 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal Junior Welterweight Champion, 30 August 2017 to 26 October 2017 (relinquished WBA/WBO titles). WBC/Lineal Junior Welterweight Champion, 26 October 2017 to 29 January 2018 (relinquished).

Record: 37 contests, won 37 (14 March 2008 to 14 November 2020).

 

Eugene Criqui

From: Paris, France. Born: 15 August 1893. Died: 3 July 1977, aged 83.

Title(s): IBU/NBA/Lineal Featherweight Champion, 2 June 1923 (129th contest) to 26 July 1923.

Record: 136 contests, won 105, drew 15, lost 16 (7 July 1910 to 19 March 1928).

 

Carlos Teo Cruz (Carlos Teofilo del Rosario Cruz)

From: Santiago, Dominican Republic. Born: 24 November 1937. Died: 15 February 1970, aged 32.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 29 June 1968 (50th contest) to 18 February 1969.

Record: 57 contests, won 42, drew 2, lost 13 (23 October 1959 to 17 January 1970).

 

Steve Cruz (Estevan Cruz)

From: Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Born: 2 November 1963.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 23 June 1986 (27th contest) to 6 March 1987.

Record: 45 contests, won 37, lost 8 (29 October 1981 to 18 December 1993).

 

Carlos Cuadras

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Guamuchil, Mexico, 24 August 1988.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 31 May 2014 (30th contest) to 10 September 2016.

Record: 44 contests, won 39, td 1, lost 4 (1 May 2008 to 23 October 2020).

 

Steve Cunningham

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 15 July 1976.

Title(s): IBF Cruiserweight Champion, 26 May 2007 (21st contest) to 11 December 2008. IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 5 June 2010 to 1 October 2011.

Record: 39 contests, won 29, drew 1, lost 9 (28 October 2000 to 26 August 2017).

 

Donald Curry (Donald Sample)

From: Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Born: 7 September 1961.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 13 February 1983 (16th contest) to 5 November 1983 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 5 November 1983 to 6 December 1985 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 6 December 1985 to 27 September 1986. WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 8 July 1988 to 11 February 1989.

Record: 40 contests, won 34, lost 6 (26 December 1980 to 9 April 1997).

 

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Mario D’Agata

From: Arezzo, Italy. Born: 29 May 1926. Died: 4 April 2009, aged 82.

Title(s): EBU/NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 29 June 1956 (49th contest) to 1 April 1957.

Record: 67 contests, won 54, drew 3, lost 10 (14 October 1950 to 19 July 1962).

 

Harold Dade

From: Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born: 24 March 1923. Died: 17 July 1962, aged 39.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 6 January 1947 (20th contest) to 11 March 1947.

Record: 76 contests, won 38, drew 6, lost 32 (18 December 1942 to 29 March 1955).

 

Vic Darchinyan (Vakhtang Darchinyan)

From: Sydney, Australia. Born: Vanadzor, Armenia, 7 January 1976.

Title(s): IBF Flyweight Champion, 16 December 2004 (22nd contest) to 7 July 2007. IBF Junior Bantamweight Champion, 2 August 2008 to 10 January 2009 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 10 January 2009 to 27 July 2009 (relinquished IBF version). WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 27 July 2009 to 12 December 2009 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 12 December 2009 to 31 August 2010 (forfeited).

Record: 53 contests, won 43, drew 1, lost 9 (3 November 2000 to 10 March 2017).

 

Chad Dawson

From: New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Born: Hartsville, South Carolina, USA, 13 July 1982.

Title(s): WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 3 February 2007 (23rd contest) to 11 July 2008 (relinquished). IBF Light Heavyweight Champion, 11 October 2008 to 27 May 2009 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 28 April 2012 to 8 June 2013.

Record: 42 contests, won 35, td 1, lost 5, nc 1 (18 August 2001 to 11 October 2019).

 

Oscar De La Hoya

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Montebello, California, USA, 4 February 1973.

Title(s): WBO Junior Lightweight Champion, 5 March 1994 (12th contest) to 1 July 1994 (relinquished). WBO Lightweight Champion, 29 July 1994 to 6 May 1995 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO Lightweight Champion, 6 May 1995 to 24 July 1995 (relinquished IBF title). WBO Lightweight Champion, 24 July 1995 to 7 June 1996 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 7 June 1996 to 12 April 1997 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 12 April 1997 to 18 September 1999. WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 23 June 2001 to 14 September 2002 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 14 September 2002 to 13 September 2003. WBO Middleweight Champion, 5 June 2004 to 18 September 2004. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 6 May 2006 to 5 May 2007.

Record: 45 contests, won 39, lost 6 (23 November 1992 to 6 December 2008).

 

Jack Delaney (Ovila Chapdelaine)

From: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Born: St Francois du Lac, Quebec, Canada, 18 March 1900. Died: 27 November 1948, aged 48.

Title (s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 July 1926 (74th contest) to 10 August 1927 (relinquished).

Record: 90 contests, won 73, drew 2, lost 11, nd 2, nc 2 (9 October 1919 to 21 April 1932).

 

Carlos De Leon

From: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Born: 3 May 1959.

Title(s): WBC Cruiserweight Champion, 25 November 1980 (32nd contest) to 24 February 1982 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 24 February 1982 to 27 June 1982, 17 July 1983 to 6 June 1985 and 22 March 1986 to 9 April 1988. WBC Cruiserweight Champion, 17 May 1989 to 27 July 1990.

Record: 62 contests, won 53, drew 1, lost 8 (3 August 1974 to 24 November 1995).

 

Paddy DeMarco (Pasquale DeMarco)

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 10 February 1928. Died: 13 December 1997, aged 69.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 5 March 1954 (81st contest) to 17 November 1954.

Record: 104 contests, won 75, drew 3, lost 26 (20 March 1945 to 3 November 1959).

 

Tony DeMarco (Leo Liotta)

From: Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Born: 14 January 1932.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 1 April 1955 (52nd contest) to 10 June 1955.

Record: 71 contests, won 58, drew 1, lost 12 (21 October 1948 to 6 February 1962).

 

Jack Dempsey (William Harrison Dempsey)

From: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Born: Manassa, Colorado, USA, 24 June 1895. Died: 31 May 1983, aged 87.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 4 July 1919 (67th contest) to 23 September 1926.

Record: 76 contests, won 44, drew 8, lost 6, nd 17, nc 1 (18 August 1914 to 22 September 1927).

 

Nonito Donaire

From: San Leandro, California, USA. Born: Talibon, Bohol, Philippines, 16 November 1982.

Title(s): IBF Flyweight Champion, 7 July 2007 (19th contest) to 15 August 2009 (relinquished). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 19 February 2011 to 24 November 2011 (relinquished). WBO Junior Featherweight Champion, 4 February 2012 to 7 July 2012 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 7 July 2012 to 11 October 2012 (relinquished IBF title). WBO/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 11 October 2012 to 13 April 2013. WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 31 May 2014 to 18 October 2014. WBO Junior Featherweight Champion, 11 December 2015 to 5 November 2016. WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 3 November 2018 to 7 November 2019.

Record: 46 contests, won 40, lost 6 (22 February 2001 to 7 November 2019).

 

James Buster Douglas (James Douglas)

From: Columbus, Ohio, USA. Born: 7 April 1960.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 11 February 1990 (35th contest) to 25 October 1990.

Record: 45 contests, won 37, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (31 May 1981 to 19 February 1999).

 

Terry Downes

From: Paddington, London, England. Born: 9 May 1936. Died: 6 October 2017, aged 81.

Title(s): EBU/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 11 July 1961 (35th contest) to 7 April 1962.

Record: 44 contests, won 35, lost 9 (9 April 1957 to 30 November 1964).

 

Joe Dundee (Samuel Lazzara)

From: Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Born: Rome, Italy, 16 August 1903. Died: 31 March 1982, aged 78.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 3 June 1927 (94th contest) to 22 March 1929 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 22 March 1929 to 25 July 1929.

Record: 129 contests, won 85, drew 11, lost 22, nd 9, nc 2 (14 March 1919 to 28 February 1931).

 

Johnny Dundee (Giuseppi Carrora)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Sciacca, Sicily, Italy, 22 November 1893. Died: 22 April 1965, aged 71.

Title(s): NY Junior Lightweight Champion, 18 November 1921 (261st contest) to 6 July 1922 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 6 July 1922 to 30 May 1923. NY Featherweight Champion, 15 August 1922 to 26 July 1923 (pre-unifying). World Featherweight Champion, 26 July 1923 to 20 August 1924 (relinquished). NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 17 December 1923 to 20 June 1924.

Record: 334 contests, won 85, drew 20, lost 32, nd 196, nc 1 (10 August 1910 to 6 December 1932).

 

Jose Manuel Duran

From: Madrid, Spain. Born: 9 October 1945.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 18 May 1976 (73rd contest) to 8 October 1976.

Record: 79 contests, won 64, drew 9, lost 6 (30 November 1968 to 14 May 1978).

 

Roberto Duran

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: El Chorrillo, Panama, 16 June 1951.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 26 June 1972 (29th contest) to 21 January 1978 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 21 January 1978 to 3 February 1979. WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 20 June 1980 to 25 November 1980. WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 16 June 1983 to 16 June 1984 (forfeited). WBC Middleweight Champion, 24 February 1989 to 9 January 1990 (forfeited).

Record: 119 contests, won 103, lost 16 (23 February 1968 to 14 July 2001).

 

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Hiroyuki Ebihara (Hiroyuki Matsuda)

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: 26 March 1940. Died: 20 April 1991, aged 51.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 18 September 1963 (39th contest) to 23 January 1964. WBA Flyweight Champion, 30 March 1969 to 19 October 1969.

Record: 68 contests, won 62, drew 1, lost 5 (20 September 1959 to 19 October 1969).

 

Flash Elorde (Gabriel Elorde)

From: Manila, Philippines. Born: Bogo, Cebu, Philippines, 25 March 1935. Died: 2 January 1985, aged 49.

Title(s): NBA Junior Lightweight Champion, 16 March 1960 (73rd contest) to 5 June 1965 (pre-unifying). WBA (NBA)/WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 5 June 1965 to 15 June 1967. 

Record: 118 contests, won 89, drew 2, lost 27 (16 June 1951 to 20 May 1971)

 

Sixto Escobar

From: Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Born: 23 March 1913. Died: 17 November 1979, aged 66.

Title(s): Montreal Bantamweight Champion, 26 June 1934 (32nd contest) to 7 August 1935 (pre-unifying). Montreal/NBA Bantamweight Champion, 7 August 1935 to 15 November 1935 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY Bantamweight Champion, 15 November 1935 to 31 August 1936 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 31 August 1936 to 23 September 1937. NBA/NY/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 20 February 1938 to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 27 October 1939 (relinquished).

Record: 66 contests, won 39, drew 4, lost 23 (17 July 1930 to 2 December 1940).

 

Antonio Esparragoza

From: Cumana, Venezuela. Born: 2 September 1959.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 6 March 1987 (28th contest) to 30 March 1991.

Record: 36 contests, won 30, drew 4, lost 2 (24 February 1981 to 30 March 1991).

 

Luis Estaba

From: Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela. Born: Guiria, Venezuela, 13 August 1938.

Title(s): WBC Junior Flyweight Champion, 13 September 1975 (38th contest) to 18 July 1976 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 18 July 1976 to 19 February 1978.

Record: 52 contests, won 41, drew 2, lost 9 (28 February 1967 to 29 July 1978).

 

Juan Francisco Estrada

From: Hermosillo, Mexico. Born: Puerto Penasco, Mexico, 14 April 1990.

Title(s): WBA/WBO Flyweight Champion, 6 April 2013 (29th contest) to 14 September 2016 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 13 March 2021 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 13 March 2021 to date.

Record: 45 contests, won 42, lost 3 (30 August 2008 to 13 March 2021).

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Johnny Famechon (Jean-Pierre Famechon)

From: Melbourne, Australia. Born: Paris, France, 28 March 1945.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 21 January 1969 (58th contest) to 9 May 1970.

Record: 67 contests, won 56, drew 6, lost 5 (9 June 1961 to 9 May 1970).

 

Mzonke Fana

From: Khayelitsha, South Africa. Born: Qumbu, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 29 October 1973.

Title(s): IBF Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 April 2007 (29th contest) to 14 April 2008. IBF/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 1 September 2010 to 20 May 2011 (forfeited IBF title). Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 May 2011 to 1 September 2012 (forfeited).

Record: 51 contests, won 38, lost 13 (6 March 1994 to 16 June 2017).

 

Jeff Fenech

From: Marrickville, NSW, Australia. Born: St Peters, NSW, Australia, 28 May 1964.

Title(s): IBF Bantamweight Champion, 26 April 1985 (10th contest) to February 1987 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 8 May 1987 to 15 December 1987 (relinquished). WBC Featherweight Champion, 7 March 1988 to 27 April 1990 (relinquished).

Record: 33 contests, won 29, drew 1, lost 3 (12 October 1984 to 24 June 2008).

 

Jackie Fields (Jacob Finkelstein)

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Chicago, Illinois, USA, 9 February 1908. Died: 3 June 1987, aged 79.

Title(s): NBA Welterweight Champion, 25 March 1929 (48th contest) to 25 July 1929 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 25 July 1929 to 9 May 1930 and 28 January 1932 to 22 February 1933.

Record: 86 contests, won 71, drew 2, lost 10, nd 2, nc 1 (5 February 1925 to 2 May 1933).

 

Bob Fitzsimmons

From: San Francisco, California, USA. Born: Helston, Cornwall, England, 26 May 1863. Died: 22 October 1917, aged 54.

Title(s): World Middleweight Title Claimant between 14 January 1891 and 1899. World Heavyweight Title Claimant, 21 February 1896 to 2 December 1896. World Heavyweight Champion, 17 March 1897 (92nd contest) to 9 June 1899. World Light Heavyweight Title Claimant, 25 November 1903 to 20 December 1905. 

Record: 100 contests, won 61, drew 4, lost 8, nd 27 (1 March 1885 to 20 February 1914).

 

Tiger Flowers (Theodore Flowers)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Camilla, Georgia, USA, 11 February 1893. Died: 16 November 1927, aged 34.

Title (s): World Middleweight Champion, 26 February 1926 (129th contest) to 3 December 1926.

Record: 159 contests, won 118, drew 8, lost 15, nd 18 (January 1918 to 12 November 1927).

 

George Foreman

From: Houston, Texas, USA. Born: Marshall, Texas, USA, 10 January 1949.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 22 January 1973 (38th contest) to 30 October 1974. IBF/WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 5 November 1994 to 4 March 1995 (forfeited WBA title). IBF/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 4 March 1995 to 29 June 1995 (forfeited IBF title). Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 29 June 1995 to 5 November 1996 (forfeited).

Record: 81 contests, won 76, lost 5 (23 June 1969 to 22 November 1997).

 

Vernon Forrest

From: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Born: Augusta, Georgia, USA, 12 January 1971. Died: 25 July 2009, aged 38.

Title(s): IBF Welterweight Champion, 12 May 2001 (32nd contest) to 12 December 2001 (forfeited). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 26 January 2002 to 25 January 2003. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 28 July 2007 to 7 June 2008 and 13 September 2008 to 21 May 2009 (forfeited).

Record: 45 contests, won 41, td 1, lost 3 (25 November 1992 to 13 September 2008).

 

Bob Foster

From: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Born: Borger, Texas, USA, 27 April 1938. Died: 21 November 2015, aged 77.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 24 May 1968 (34th contest) to 9 December 1970 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 9 December 1970 to 7  April 1972 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 April 1972 to 16 September 1974 (relinquished).

Record: 65 contests, won 56, drew 1, lost 8 (27 March 1961 to 2 June 1978).

 

Carl Frampton

From: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Born: 21 February 1987.

Title(s): IBF Junior Featherweight Champion, 6 September 2014 (19th contest) to 27 February 2016 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 27 February 2016 to 7 April 2016 (forfeited WBA title). IBF/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 7 April 2016 to 28 April 2016 (relinquished). WBA Featherweight Champion, 30 July 2016 to 28 January 2017.

Record: 30 contests, won 28, lost 2 (12 June 2009 to 15 August 2020).

 

Alfonso Frazer

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: 4 January 1948.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Welterweight Champion, 10 March 1972 (32nd contest) to 28 October 1972.

Record: 63 contests, won 43, drew 3, lost 17 (10 April 1965 to 2 May 1981).

 

Joe Frazier

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Beaufort, South Carolina, USA, 12 January 1944. Died: 7 November 2011, aged 67.

Title(s): NY Heavyweight Champion, 4 March 1968 (20th contest) to 16 February 1970 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 16 February 1970 to 22 January 1973.

Record: 37 contests, won 32, drew 1, Lost 4 (16 August 1965 to 3 December 1981).

 

Tommy Freeman

From: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. Born: Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA, 22 January 1904. Died: 25 February 1986, aged 82.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 5 September 1930 (115th contest) to 14 April 1931.

Record: 223 contests, won 173, drew 21, lost 20, nd 9 (9 February 1920 to 10 August 1938).  

 

Acelino Freitas

From: Salvador, Brazil. Born: 21 September 1975.

Title(s): WBO Junior Lightweight Champion, 7 August 1999 (21st contest) to 12 January 2002 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO Junior Lightweight Champion, 12 January 2002 to 20 April 2002 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 April 2002 to 15 January 2004 (relinquished). WBO Lightweight Champion, 3 January 2004 to 7 August 2004 and 29 April 2006 to 28 April 2007.

Record: 43 contests, won 41, lost 2 (14 July 1995 to 11 November 2017).

Knockout CP Freshmart (Thamanoon Niyomtrong)

From: Surin, Thailand. Born: 20 September 1990.

Title(s): WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 29 June 2016 (13th contest) to 29 November 2018 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 29 November 2018 to date.

Record: 21 contests, won 21 (22 June 2012 to 3 March 2020).

 

Paul Fujii

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Hawaii, Honolulu, 6 June 1940.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 30 April 1967 (28th contest) to 16 November 1967 (pre-unifying). World Junior Welterweight Champion, 1 October 1967 to 28 November 1968 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 November 1968 to 12 December 1968.

Record: 38 contests, won 34, drew 1, lost 3 (14 April 1964 to 3 May 1970).

 

Gene Fullmer

From: West Jordan, Utah, USA. Born: 21 July 1931. Died: 27 April 2015, aged 83.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 2 January 1957 to (41st contest) 1 May 1957. NBA Middleweight Champion, 28 August 1959 to 23 October 1962.

Record:  64 contests, won 55, drew 3, lost 6 (9 June 1951 to 10 August 1963).

 

Tyson Fury

From: Wilmslow, England. Born: Manchester, England, 12 August 1988.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 28 November 2015 (25th contest) to 8 December 2015 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 8 December 2015 to 12 October 2016 (relinquished WBA/WBO titles). Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 12 October 2016 to 13 October 2016 (forfeited). WBC Heavyweight Champion, 22 February 2020 to date.

Record: 31 contests, won 30, drew 1 (6 December 2008 to 22 February 2020).

 

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Ceferino Garcia (Cipriano Garcia)

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Manila, Philippines, 26 August 1906. Died: 1 January 1981, aged 74.

Title(s): NY/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 2 October 1939 (150th contest) to 23 May 1940.

Record: 164 contests, won 120, drew 14, lost 30 (5 May 1923 to 15 January 1945).

 

Danny Garcia

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 20 March 1988.

Title(s): WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 24 March 2012 (23rd contest) to 14 July 2012 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 14 July 2012 to 11 June 2015 (relinquished WBC title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 11 June 2015 to 11 September 2015 (relinquished). WBC Welterweight Champion, 23 January 2016 to 4 March 2017.

Record: 39 contests, won 36, lost 3 (17 November 2007 to 5 December 2020).

 

Jaime Garza

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Santa Cruz, California, USA, 10 September 1959.

Title(s): WBC Junior Featherweight Champion, 15 June 1983 (38th contest) to 26 May 1984 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 26 May 1984 to 3 November 1984.

Record: 54 contests, won 48, lost 6 (4 February 1978 to 16 February 1995).

 

Murat Gassiev

From: Big Bear, California, USA. Born: Vladikavkaz, Russia, 12 October 1993.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 3 December 2016 (25th contest) to 3 February 2018 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 3 February 2018 to 21 July 2018.

Record: 29 contests, won 27, lost 1, nc 1 (21 September 2011 to 31 October 2020).

 

Kid Gavilan (Gerardo Gonzalez)

From: Havana, Cuba. Born: Camaguey, Cuba, 6 January 1926. Died: 13 February 2003, aged 77.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 18 May 1951 (88th contest) to 7 July 1952 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 7 July 1952 to 20 October 1954.

Record: 143 contests, won 108, drew 5, lost 30 (5 June 1943 to 18 June 1958).

 

Eddie Gazo

From: Managua, Nicaragua. Born: San Lorenzo, Nicaragua, 12 September 1950.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 March 1977 (37th contest) to 9 August 1978.

Record: 56 contests, won 42, drew 2, lost 12 (1 March 1969 to 17 March 1984).

 

Frankie Genaro (Frank DiGennara)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 26 August 1901. Died: 27 December 1966, aged 65.

Titles: NBA Flyweight Champion, 6 February 1928 (86th contest) to 2 March 1929. IBU/NBA/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 18 April 1929 to 26 October 1931.

Record: 131 contests, won 79, drew 8, lost 21, nd 22, nc 1 (15 October 1920 to 21 February 1934).

 

Joey Giardello (Carmine Tilelli)

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA, 16 July 1930. Died: 4 September 2008, aged 78.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 7 December 1963 (124th contest) to 21 October 1965.

Record: 132 contests, won 98, drew 8, lost 26 (10 October 1948 to 6 November 1967).

 

Bruno Girard

From: Blois, Loir et Cher, France. Born: 25 November 1970.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 8 April 2000 (41st contest) to 3 March 2001 (forfeited).

Record: 48 contests, won 42, drew 2, lost 4 (18 October 1991 to 8 March 2003).

 

Abe Goldstein

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 10 September 1898. Died: 12 February 1977, aged 78.

Title(s): NY Bantamweight Champion, 19 October 1923 (101st contest) to 21 March 1924 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 21 March 1924 to 19 December 1924.

Record: 135 contests, won 70, drew 7, lost 16, nd 41, nc 1 (30 June 1916 to 24 June 1927).

 

Gennady Golovkin

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Karaganda, Kazakhstan, 8 April 1982.

Title(s): WBA Middleweight Champion, 1 November 2012 (24th contest) to 17 October 2015 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Middleweight Champion, 17 October 2015 to 18 May 2016 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC Middleweight Champion, 18 May 2016 to 18 April 2018 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 18 April 2018 to 7 June 2018 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Champion, 7 June 2018 to 15 September 2018. IBF Middleweight Champion, 5 October 2019 to date.

Record: 43 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 1 (29 October 2005 to 18 December 2020).

 

Wilfredo Gomez

From: Las Monjas, Puerto Rico. Born: Santurce, Puerto Rico, 29 October 1956.

Title(s): WBC Junior Featherweight Champion, 21 May 1977 (17th contest) to 26 October 1979 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 26 October 1979 to 6 May 1983 (relinquished). WBC Featherweight Champion, 31 March 1984 to 8 December 1984. WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 19 May 1985 to 24 May 1986.

Record: 48 contests, won 44, drew 1, lost 3 (16 November 1974 to 19 July 1989).

 

Humberto Gonzalez

From: Nezahualcoyoti, Mexico. Born: 25 March 1966.

Title(s): WBC Junior Flyweight Champion, 25 June 1989 (25th contest) to 9 December 1989 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 9 December 1989 to 19 December 1990 and 3 June 1991 to 13 March 1993. IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 19 February 1994 to 15 July 1995.

Record: 46 contests, won 43, lost 3 (4 September 1984 to 15 July 1995).

 

Miguel Angel Gonzalez

From: Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Born: Mexico City, Mexico, 15 November 1970.

Title(s): WBC Lightweight Champion, 24 August 1992 (26th contest) to 6 August 1994 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 6 August 1994 to 10 February 1996 (relinquished).

Record: 57 contests, won 51, drew 1, lost 5 (21 January 1989 to 7 October 2006).

 

Roman Gonzalez

From: Managua, Nicaragua. Born: 17 June 1987.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 15 September 2008 (21st contest) to 8 October 2010 (relinquished). WBA Junior Flyweight Champion, 4 February 2011 to 14 January 2014 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 5 September 2014 to 29 September 2016 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 10 September 2016 to 18 March 2017. WBA Junior Bantamweight Champion, 29 February 2020 to 13 March 2021.

Record: 53 contests, won 50, lost 3 (1 July 2005 to 13 March 2021).

 

S. T. Gordon

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Pasco, Wahington, USA, 18 April 1959.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 27 June 1982 (23rd contest) to 17 July 1983.

Record: 27 contests, won 20, lost 7 (23 February 1977 to 15 October 1987)

 

Rocky Graziano (Thomas Rocco Barbella)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 1 January 1919. Died: 22 May 1990, aged 71.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 16 July 1947 (58th contest) to 10 June 1948.

Record: 83 contests, won 67, drew 6, lost 10 (31 March 1942 to 17 September 1952).

 

Harry Greb (Edward Henry Berg)

From: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 6 June 1894. Died: 22 October 1926, aged 32.

Title (s): World Middleweight Champion, 31 August 1923 (238th contest) to 26 February 1926.

Record: 298 contests, won 178, drew 5, lost 9, nd 105, nc 1 (29 May 1913 to 19 August 1926). 

 

Julio Cesar Green

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, 19 May 1967.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 23 August 1997 (24th contest) to 31 January 1998.

Record: 34 contests, won 27, drew 1, lost 6 (30 October 1990 to 3 September 2004).

 

Emile Griffith

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Solberg, US Virgin Islands, 3 February 1938. Died: 22 July 2013, aged 75.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 1 April 1961 (25th contest) to 30 September 1961, 24 March 1962 to 21 March 1963 and 8 June 1963 to 25 April 1966 (forfeited NY title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 25 April 1966 to 10 June 1966 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 10 June 1966 to 2 August 1966 (forfeited). Austrian Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 October 1962 to 3 February 1963 (relinquished). World Middleweight Champion, 25 April 1966 to 17 April 1967 and 29 September 1967 to 4 March 1968.

Record: 112 contests, won 85, drew 2, lost 24, nc 1 (2 June 1958 to 30 July 1977).

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Marvin Hagler

From: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. Born: Newark, New Jersey, USA, 23 May 1954. Died: 13 March 2021, aged 66.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 27 September 1980 (54th contest) to 21 March 1987 (forfeited WBA title). IBF/WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 21 March 1987 to 6 April 1987.

Record: 67 contests, won 62, drew 2, lost 3 (18 May 1973 to 6 April 1987).

 

Alphonse Halimi

From: Paris, France. Born: Constantine, Algeria, 18 February 1932. Died: 12 November 2006, aged 74.

Title(s): EBU/NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 1 April 1957 (19th contest) to 6 November 1957 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 6 November 1957 to 8 July 1959. EBU Bantamweight Champion, 25 October 1960 to 30 May 1961.

Record: 51 contests, won 42, drew 1, lost 8 (26 September 1955 to 27 November 1964).

 

Naseem Hamed

From: Sheffield, England. Born: 12 February 1974.

Title(s): WBO Featherweight Champion, 30 September 1995 (20th contest) to 8 February 1997 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO Featherweight Champion, 8 February 1997 to 28 August 1997 (relinquished IBF title). WBO Featherweight Champion, 28 August 1997 to 18 April 1998 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 18 April 1998 to 22 October 1999 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 22 October 1999 to 9 January 2000 (forfeited WBC title). WBO/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 9 January 2000 to 30 September 2000 (relinquished WBO title). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 30 September 2000 to 7 April 2001.

Record: 37 contests, won 36, lost 1 (14 April 1992 to 18 May 2002).

 

Fighting Harada (Masahiko Harada)

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: 5 April 1943.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 10 October 1962 (28th contest) to 12 January 1963. World Bantamweight Champion, 18 May 1965 to 27 February 1968.

Record: 62 contests, won 55, lost 7 (21 February 1960 to 6 January 1970).

 

Ricky Hatton

From: Manchester, England. Born: Stockport, England, 6 October 1978.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 4 June 2005 (39th contest) to 26 November 2005 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 26 November 2005 to 29 March 2006 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 29 March 2006 to 4 May 2006 (relinquished WBA title). Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 4 May 2006 to 20 January 2007 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 20 January 2007 to 9 February 2007 (relinquished IBF title). Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 9 February 2007 to 2 May 2009. WBA Welterweight Champion, 13 May 2006 to 31 August 2006 (relinquished).

Record: 48 contests, won 45, lost 3 (11 September 1997 to 24 November 2012).

 

David Haye

From: Bermondsey, London, England. Born: 13 October 1980.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 10 November 2007 (21st contest) to 8 March 2008 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 8 March 2008 to 12 May 2008 (relinquished WBA/WBC titles). WBO/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 12 May 2008 to 22 July 2008 (relinquished). WBA Heavyweight Champion, 7 November 2009 to 2 July 2011.

Record: 32 contests, won 28, lost 4 (8 December 2002 to 5 May 2018).

 

Thomas Hearns

From: Detroit, Michigan, USA. Born: Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 18 October 1958.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 2 August 1980 (29th contest) to 16 September 1981. WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 3 December 1982 to 28 September 1986 (relinquished). WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 March 1987 to 8 August 1987 (relinquished). WBC Middleweight Champion, 29 October 1987 to 6 June 1988. WBO Super Middleweight Champion, 4 November 1988 to 28 April 1991 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 3 June 1991 to 20 March 1992.

Record: 67 contests, won 61, drew 1, lost 5 (25 November 1977 to 4 February 2006).

 

Pete Herman (Peter Gulotta)

From: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Born: 12 February 1896. Died: 13 April 1973, aged 77.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Title Claimant, 9 January 1917 to 17 July 1919 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 17 July 1919 (102nd contest) to 22 December 1920 and 25 July 1921 to 23 September 1921.

Record: 145 contests, won 61, drew 9, lost 13, nd 62 (30 September 1912 to 24 April 1922).

 

Carlos Morocho Hernandez (Carlos Hernandez)

From: Caracas, Venezuela. Born: 22 April 1939. Died: 2 July 2016, aged 77.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 January 1965 (43rd contest) to 29 April 1966.

Record: 76 contests, won 60, drew 4, lost 12 (26 January 1959 to 11 May 1971).

 

Genaro Hernandez

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: 10 May 1966. Died: 7 June 2011, aged 45.

Title(s): WBA Junior Lightweight Champion, 22 November 1991 (24th contest) to 1 June 1995 (forfeited). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 22 March 1997 to 3 October 1998.

Record: 41 contests, won 38, td 1, lost 2 (27 September 1984 to 3 October 1998). 

 

Yoan Pablo Hernandez

From: Halle an der Saale, Germany. Born: Pinar del Rio, Cuba, 28 October 1984.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 1 October 2011 (26th contest) to 21 September 2015 (forfeited IBF title). Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 21 September 2015 to 24 November 2015 (forfeited).

Record: 31 contests, won 29, lost 2 (3 September 2005 to 22 August 2020).

 

Rafael Herrera

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Huascato, Mexico, 7 January 1945.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 19 March 1972 (50th contest) to 29 July 1972. WBC Bantamweight Champion, 14 April 1973 to 7 December 1974.

Record: 60 contests, won 47, drew 4, lost 9 (20 March 1963 to 25 February 1986).

 

Virgil Hill

From: Williston, North Dakota, USA. Born: Clinton, Missouri, USA, 18 January 1964.

Title(s): WBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 5 September 1987 (19th contest) to 23 November 1996 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 23 November 1996 to 13 June 1997. WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 9 December 2000 to 23 February 2002.

Record: 58 contests, won 51, lost 7 (15 November 1984 to 28 February 2015).

 

Larry Holmes

From: Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Cuthbert, Georgia, USA, 3 November 1949.

Title(s): WBC Heavyweight Champion, 9 June 1978 (28th contest) to 28 September 1979 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 28 September 1979 to 11 December 1983 (relinquished WBC title). IBF/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 11 December 1983 to 21 September 1985.

Record: 75 contests, won 69, lost 6 (21 March 1973 to 27 July 2002).

 

Evander Holyfield

From: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Born: Atmore, Alabama, USA, 19 October 1962.

Title(s): WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 12 July 1986 (12th contest) to 15 May 1987 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 15 May 1987 to 9 April 1988 (pre-unifying). World Cruiserweight Champion, 9 April 1988 to 9 December 1988. IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 25 October 1990 to 13 November 1992. IBF/WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 6 November 1993 to 22 April 1994. WBA Heavyweight Champion, 9 November 1996 to 13 November 1999. WBA Heavyweight Champion, 12 August 2000 to 3 March 2001.

Record: 57 contests, won 44, drew 2, lost 10, nc 1 (15 November 1984 to 7 May 2011).

 

Lloyd Honeyghan

From: Bermondsey, London, England. Born: St Elizabeth, Jamaica, 22 April 1960.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 27 September 1986 (28th contest) to 22 December 1986 (relinquished WBA title). IBF/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 22 December 1986 to 28 October 1987. WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 29 March 1988 to 4 February 1989.

Record: 48 contests, won 43, lost 5 (8 December 1980 to 25 February 1995).

 

Soo-Hwan Hong

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 26 May 1950.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 3 July 1974 (29th contest) to 14 March 1975. WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 26 November 1977 to 7 May 1978.

Record: 50 contests, won 41, drew 4, lost 5 (10 May 1969 to 19 December 1980)

 

Bernard Hopkins

From: Hockessin, Delaware, USA. Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 15 January 1965.

Title(s): IBF Middleweight Champion, 29 April 1995 (30th contest) to 14 April 2001 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC Middleweight Champion, 14 April 2001 to 29 September 2001 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 29 September 2001 to 29 March 2003 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 29 March 2003 to 18 September 2004 (pre-unifying). World Middleweight Champion, 18 September 2004 to 16 July 2005. Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 10 June 2006 to 19 April 2008. WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 21 May 2011 to 28 April 2012. IBF Light Heavyweight Champion, 9 March 2013 to 19 April 2014 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 19 April 2014 to 8 November 2014.

Record: 67 contests, won 55, drew 2, td 2, lost 8 (11 October 1988 to 17 December 2016).

 

Jarrett Hurd

From: Accokeek, Maryland, USA. Born: 31 August 1990.

Title(s): IBF Junior Middleweight Champion, 25 February 2017 (20th contest) to 7 April 2018 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 7 April 2018 to 11 May 2019.

Record: 25 contests, won 24, lost 1 (29 September 2012 to 25 January 2020).

 

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Toshiyuki Igarashi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Yurihonjo, Akita, Japan, 17 January 1984.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 16 July 2012 (18th contest) to 8 April 2013.

Record: 29 contests, won 23, drew 1, td 2, lost 3 (12 August 2006 to 31 December 2017)

 

Naoya Inoue

From: Yokohama, Japan. Born: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan, 10 April 1993.

Title(s): WBC Junior Flyweight Champion, 6 April 2014 (6th contest) to 3 November 2014 (relinquished). WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion, 30 December 2014 to 6 March 2018 (relinquished). IBF Bantamweight Champion, 18 May 2019 to 7 November 2019 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 7 November 2019 to date.

Record: 20 contests, won 20 (2 October 2012 to 31 October 2020).

 

Kazuto Ioka

From: Osaka, Japan. Born: 24 March 1989.

Title(s): WBC Mini Flyweight Champion, 11 February 2011 (7th contest) to 20 June 2012 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 20 June 2012 to 29 June 2012 (relinquished WBC title). WBA/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 29 June 2012 to 3 October 2012 (relinquished). WBA Junior Flyweight Champion, 14 January 2014 to 28 February 2014 (relinquished). WBA Flyweight Champion, 14 September 2016 to 9 November 2017 (relinquished). WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion, 19 June 2019 to date.

Record: 28 contests, won 26, lost 2 (12 April 2009 to 31 December 2020). 

 

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Beau Jack (Sidney Walker)

From: Augusta, Georgia, USA. Born: 1 April 1921. Died: 9 February 2000, aged 78.

Title(s): NY Lightweight Champion, 18 December 1942 (58th contest) to 21 May 1943.

NY/Pennsylvanian/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 19 November 1943 to 3 March 1944.

Record: 120 contests, won 91, drew 5, lost 24 (7 April 1939 to 12 August 1955).

 

Rene Jacquot

From: Corenc, Isere, France. Born: Toul, Meurthe et Moselle, France, 28 July 1961.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 11 February 1989 (34th contest) to 8 July 1989.

Record: 39 contests, won 26, drew 1, lost 12 (25 February 1983 to 30 November 1990).

 

Johnny Jadick (John Jadich)

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Ukraine, 16 June 1908. Died: 3 April 1970, aged 61.

Title(s): NBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 January 1932 (92nd contest) to 20 February 1933.

Record: 162 contests, won 91, drew 8, lost 53, nd 10 (20 July 1923 to 24 September 1937).

 

Sonny Boy Jaro

From: Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines. Born: Silay City, Philippines, 24 March 1982.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 2 March 2012 (49th contest) to 16 July 2012.

Record: 65 contests, won 45, drew 3, td 2, lost 15 (1 September 2001 to 18 May 2019).

 

Harry Jeffra (Ignacius Pasquale Guiffi)

From: Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Born: 30 November 1914. Died: 1 September 1988, aged 73.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 23 September 1937 (50th contest) to 20 February 1938. Maryland/NY/Lineal Featherweight Champion, 20 May 1940 to 12 May 1941.

Record: 122 contests, won 94, drew 7, lost 20, nc 1 (22 September 1933 to 12 December 1950).

 

James J. Jeffries

From: Burbank, California, USA. Born: Carroll, Ohio, USA, 15 April 1875. Died: 3 March 1953, aged 77.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Title Claimant, 6 May 1898 to 9 June 1899 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 9 June 1899 (14th contest) to 15 May 1905 (relinquished).

Record: 24 contests, won 19, drew 2, lost 1, nd 2 (29 October 1895 to 4 July 1910).

 

Lew Jenkins (Verlin Jenkins)

From: Sweetwater, Texas, USA. Born: Milburn, Texas, USA, 4 December 1916. Died: 30 October 1981, aged 64.

Title(s): NY/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 10 May 1940 (64th contest) to 19 December 1941.

Record: 119 contests, won 73, drew 5, lost 41 (8 July 1935 to 14 April 1950).

 

Eder Jofre

From: Sao Paulo, Brazil. Born: 26 March 1936.

Title(s): NBA Bantamweight Champion, 18 November 1960 (38th contest) to 18 January 1962 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 18 January 1962 to 18 May 1965. WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 5 May 1973 to 17 June 1974 (forfeited).

Record: 78 contests, won 72, drew 4, lost 2 (29 March 1957 to 8 October 1976).

 

Ingemar Johansson

From: Gothenburg, Sweden. Born: 22 September 1932. Died: 30 January 2009, aged 76.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 26 June 1959 (22nd contest) to 20 June 1960.

Record: 28 contests, won 26, lost 2 (5 December 1952 to 21 April 1963).

 

Chris John (Yohannes John)

From: Semarang, Indonesia. Born: Banjarnegara, Indonesia, 14 September 1979.

Title(s): WBA Featherweight Champion, 22 August 2005 (37th contest) to 4 March 2006 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 4 March 2006 to 6 December 2013.

Record: 52 contests, won 48, drew 1, td 2, lost 1 (4 June 1998 to 6 December 2013).

 

Glen Johnson (Glengoffe Johnson)

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: Clarendon, Jamaica, 2 January 1969.

Title(s): IBF Light Heavyweight Champion, 6 February 2004 (51st contest) to 8 November 2004 (relinquished). Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 December 2004 to 18 June 2005.

Record: 77 contests, won: 54, drew 2, lost 21 (19 February 1993 to 15 August 2015).

 

Harold Johnson

From: Manayunk, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 9 August 1927. Died: 19 February 2015, aged 87.

Title(s): NBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 February 1961 (71st contest) to 12 May 1962 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 12 May 1962 to 1 June 1963.

Record: 87 contests, won 76, lost 11 (18 June 1946 to 30 March 1971).

 

Jack Johnson

From: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Born: Galveston, Texas, USA, 31 March 1878. Died: 10 June 1946, aged 68.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 26 December 1908 (66th contest) to 5 April 1915.

Record: 96 contests, won 56, drew 8, lost 11, nd 20, nc 1 (1 November 1897 to 28 April 1931).

 

Marvin Johnson

From: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Born: 12 April 1954.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 2 December 1978 (24th contest) to 22 April 1979. WBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 30 November 1979 to 31 March 1980 and 9 February 1986 to 23 May 1987.

Record: 49 contests, won 43, lost 6 (22 May 1973 to 23 May 1987).

 

Stevie Johnston

From: Vero Beach, Florida, USA. Born: Denver, Colorado, USA, 28 September 1972.

Title(s): WBC Lightweight Champion, 1 March 1997 (21st contest) to 13 June 1998 and 27 February 1999 to 14 August 1999 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 14 August 1999 to 17 June 2000.

Record: 49 contests, won 42, drew 1, lost 6 (16 February 1993 to 21 May 2008)

 

Junior Jones

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 19 December 1970

Title(s): WBO Bantamweight Champion, 23 October 1993 (31st contest) to 22 April 1994. WBO Junior Featherweight Champion, 22 November 1996 to 18 April 1997 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 18 April 1997 to 19 December 1997.

Record: 56 contests, won 50, lost 6 (8 June 1989 to 6 December 2002).

 

Roy Jones

From: Pensacola, Florida, USA. Born: 16 January 1969.

Title(s): IBF Middleweight Champion, 22 May 1993 (22nd contest) to 18 November 1994 (relinquished). IBF World Super Middleweight Champion, 18 November 1994 to 21 March 1997. WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 1 February 1997 to 21 March 1997 and 7 August 1997 to 18 July 1998 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 July 1998 to 5 June 1999 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 5 June 1999 to 13 June 1999 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 13 June 1999 to 2 December 2002 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 2 December 2002 to 15 April 2003 (relinquished WBA/WBC titles). Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 15 April 2003 to 8 November 2003 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 8 November 2003 to 15 May 2004. WBA Heavyweight Champion, 1 March 2003 to 20 February 2004 (relinquished).

Record: 75 contests, won 66, lost 9 (6 May 1989 to 8 February 2018).

 

William Joppy

From: Woodbridge, Virginia, USA. Born: Washington DC, USA, 11 September 1979.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 24 June 1996 (23rd contest) to 23 August 1997 and 31 January 1998 to 12 May 2001.

Record: 49 contests, won 40, drew 2, lost 7 (26 February 1993 to 12 March 2011).

 

Don Jordan

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: 22 June 1934. Died: 13 April 1997, aged 62.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 5 December 1958 (56th contest) to 27 May 1960.

Record: 76 contests, won 51, drew 1, lost 23, nc 1 (27 April 1953 to 5 October 1962).

 

Anthony Joshua

From: Watford, England. Born: 15 October 1989.

Title(s): IBF Heavyweight Champion, 9 April 2016 (16th contest) to 29 April 2017 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 29 April 1917 to 31 March 2018 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 31 March 2018 to 1 June 2019 and 7 December 2019 to date.

Record: 25 contests, won 24, lost 1 (5 October 2013 to 12 December 2020).  

 

Zab Judah (Zabdiel Judah)

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA, 27 October 1977.

Title(s): IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 12 February 2000 (23rd contest) to 3 November 2001. WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 12 July 2003 to 15 May 2004 (relinquished). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 5 February 2005 to 7 January 2006. IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 5 March 2011 to 23 July 2011.

Record: 56 contests, won 44, td 2, lost 10 (20 September 1996 to 7 June 2019).

 

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Ayub Kalule

From: Copenhagen, Denmark. Born: Kampala, Uganda, 6 January 1954.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 24 October 1979 (31st contest) to 25 June 1981.

Record: 50 contests, won 46, lost 4 (8 April 1976 to 5 February 1986).

 

Koki Kameda

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Osaka, Japan, 17 November 1986.

Title(s): WBA Junior Flyweight Champion, 2 August 2006 (12th contest) to 18 January 2007 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 29 November 2009 to 27 March 2010.

Record: 35 contests, won 33, lost 2 (21 December 2003 to 16 October 2015).

 

Peter Kane (Peter Kain)

From: From Liverpool, England. Born: Golborne, England, 28 Febuary 1918. Died: 23 July 1991, aged 73.

Title(s): GB/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 22 September 1938 (49th contest) to 8 May 1939 (relinquished).

Record: 100 contests, won 89, drew 2, lost 8, nc 1 (13 December 1934 to 23 April 1951).

 

Rocky Kansas (Rocco Tozzo)

From: Buffalo, New York, USA. Born: 21 April 1895. Died: 10 January 1954, aged 58.

Title(s): NBA/NY/GB/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 7 December 1925 (161st contest) to 3 July 1926.

Record: 166 contests, won 64, drew 8, lost 12, nd  82 (1 January 1911 to 30 September 1932).

 

Louis Kid Kaplan (Louis Kaplan)

From: Meriden, Connecticut, USA. Born: Kiev, Ukraine, 15 October 1901. Died: 26 October 1970, aged 69.

Title(s): NY Featherweight Champion, 2 January 1925 (86th contest) to 18 December 1925 (pre-unifying). World Featherweight Champion, 18 December 1925 to 7 July 1926 (relinquished).

Record: 164 contests, won 107, drew 13, lost 23, nd 20, nc 1 (7 March 1918 to 20 February 1933).

 

Hiroshi Kawashima

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Tokushima, Japan, 27 March 1970.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 4 May 1994 (17th contest) to 20 February 1997.

Record: 24 contests, won 20, drew 1, lost 3, (2 August 1988 to 20 February 1997).

 

Katsushige Kawashima

From: Yokohama, Japan. Born: Ichihara, Japan, 6 October 1974.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 28 June 2004 (29th contest) to 18 July 2005.

Record: 39 contests, won 32, lost 7 (20 February 1997 to 14 January 2008).

 

Napa Kiatwanchai (Sae-Tang Suwit)

From: Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Born: 27 July 1967.

Title(s): WBC Mini Flyweight Champion, 13 November 1988 (9th contest) to 10 June 1989 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 10 June 1989 to 12 November 1989.

Record: 25 contests, won 16, drew 1, lost 8 (7 August 1987 to 12 November 1989).

 

Ki-Soo Kim

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: Pukchong, South Korea, 17 September 1939. Died: 10 June 1997, aged 57.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 25 June 1966 (25th contest) to 26 May 1968.

Record: 37 contests, won 33, drew 2, lost 2 (1 October 1961 to 1 March 1969).

 

Sung-Jun Kim

From: Busan, South Korea. Born: 3 June 1953. Died: 28 December 1971, aged 35.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 30 September 1978 (30th contest) to 3 January 1980.

Record: 48 contests, won 28, drew 6, lost 14 (28 December 1971 to 11 July 1982).

 

Yong-Kang Kim

From: Hwasung City, South Korea. Born: 3 January 1965.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 24 July 1988 (17th contest) to 3 June 1989. WBA Flyweight Champion, 1 June 1991 to 26 September 1992.

Record: 31 contests, won 26, lost 5 (6 April 1985 to 25 March 1995). 

 

Pone Kingpetch (Mana Seedokbuab)

From: Hua Hin, Thailand. Born: 12 February 1935. Died: 31 March 1982, aged 47.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 16 April 1960 (23rd contest) to 10 October 1962, 12 January 1963 to 18 September 1963 and 23 January 1964 to 23 April 1965.

Record: 35 contests, won 28, lost 7 (1 May 1954 to 13 April 1966).

 

Muangchai Kittikasem (Mana Seedokbuab)

From: Chainart, Thailand. Born: 11 November 1968.

Title(s): IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 2 May 1989 (7th contest) to 29 July 1990. WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 15 February 1991 to 23 June 1992.

Record: 29 contests, won 25, lost 4 (10 June 1988 to 22 February 1999).

 

Frankie Klick

From: San Francisco, California, USA. Born: 5 May 1907. Died: 18 May 1982, aged 75.

Title(s): Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 25 December 1933 (101st contest) to 5 March 1934. Klick never fought at the weight again and the title fell into disuse.

Record: 126 contests, won 86, drew 13, lost 26, nc 1 (29 October 1924 to 16 April 1943).

 

Vitali Klitschko (Vitali Klychko)

From: Kiev, Ukraine. Born: Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan, 19 July 1971.

Title(s): WBO Heavyweight Champion, 26 June 1999 (25th contest) to 1 April 2000. WBC/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 24 April 2004 to 8 November 2005 (relinquished). WBC Heavyweight Champion, 11 October 2008 to 16 December 2013 (retired).

Record: 47 contests, won 45, lost 2 (16 November 1996 to 8 September 2012).

 

Wladimir Klitschko (Volodymyr Klychko)

From: Kiev, Ukraine. Born: Zhangiztobe, Kazakhstan, 25 March 1976.

Title(s): WBO Heavyweight Champion, 14 October 2000 (36th contest) to 8 March 2003. IBF Heavyweight Champion, 22 April 2006 to 23 February 2008 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 23 February 2008 to 2 July 2011 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 2 July 2011 to 28 November 2015.

Record: 69 contests, won 64, lost 5 (16 November 1996 to 29 April 2017). 

 

Hiroshi Kobayashi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Isesaki, Japan, 23 August 1944.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 14 December 1967 (59th contest) to 19 January 1969 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 19 January 1969 to 29 July 1971.

Record: 75 contests, won 61, drew 4, lost 10 (2 July 1962 to 16 October 1971).

 

Koji Kobayashi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: 27 August 1957.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 18 January 1984 (25th contest) to 9 April 1984.

Record: 31 contests, won 24, drew 3, lost 4 (12 December 1978 to 27 August 1985).

 

Nana Yaw Konadu

From: Sunyani, Ghana. Born: 15 February 1964.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 7 November 1989 (19th contest) to 20 January 1990. WBA Bantamweight Champion, 28 January 1996 to 27 October 1996 and 21 June 1997 to 5 December 1998.

Record: 47 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 5 (25 May 1985 to 12 May 2001).

 

David Kotey (David Kotei)

From: Accra, Ghana. Born: 7 December 1950.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 20 September 1975 (35th contest) to 6 November 1976.

Record: 60 contests, won 49, drew 3, lost 8 (5 February 1966 to 2 October 1989).

 

Sergey Kovalev

From: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Born: Kopeysk, Russia, 2 April 1983.

Title(s): WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 17 August 2013 (23rd contest) to 8 November 2014 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 8 November 2014 to 24 November 2015 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 24 November 2015 to 30 January 2016 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 30 January 2016 to 19 November 2016. WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 25 November 2017 to 4 August 2018. WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 2 February 2019 to 2 November 2019.

Record: 39 contests, won 34, td 1, lost 4 (25 July 2009 to 2 November 2019).

 

Masashi Kudo

From: Kumagaya, Japan. Born: Gojonome, Japan, 24 August 1951.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 9 August 1978 (20th contest) to 24 October 1979.

Record: 24 contests, won 23, lost 1 (18 May 1973 to 24 October 1979).

 

Hiroto Kyoguchi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Izumi, Osaka, Japan, 27 November 1993.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 23 July 2017 (8th contest) to 23 July 2018 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 31 December 2018 to date.

Record: 15 contests, won 15 (17 April 2016 to 13 March 2021).

 

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Fidel LaBarba

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Bronx, NYC, New York, USA, 29 September 1905. Died: 2 October 1981, aged 76.

Title(s): Californian/NBA Flyweight Champion, 22 August 1925 (11th contest) to 21 January 1927 (pre-unifying). World Flyweight Champion, 21 January 1927 to 25 August 1927 (relinquished).

Record: 95 contests, won 69, drew 6, lost 15, nd 5 (14 October 1924 to 13 February 1933).

 

Santos Laciar

From: Villa Carlos Paz, Cordoba, Argentina. Born: Huinca Renanco, Cordoba, Argentina, 31 January 1959.

Title(s): WBC Flyweight Champion, 28 March 1981 (51st contest) to 6 June 1981. WBA Flyweight Champion, 11 May 1982 to 19 July 1985 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 16 May 1987 to 8 August 1987.

Record: 101 contests, won 79 wins, drew 10, td 1, lost 10, nc 1 (3 December 1976 to 21 December 1990).

 

Ismael Laguna

From: Colon City, Panama. Born: 28 June 1943.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 10 April 1965 (41st contest) to 13 November 1965 and 3 March 1970 to 15 September 1970 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/NY/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 15 September 1970 to 26 September 1970.

Record: 75 contests, won 65, drew 1, lost 9 (21 August 1960 to 13 September 1971).

 

Jake LaMotta (Giacobbe LaMotta)

From: Bronx, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 10 July 1922. Died: 19 September 2017, aged 95.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 16 June 1949 (89th contest) to 5 June 1950 (forfeited Pennsylvanian title). NBA/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 5 June 1950 to 14 February 1951.

Record: 106 contests, won 83, drew 4, lost 19 (3 March 1941 to 14 April 1954).

 

Pete Latzo

From: Taylor, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Colerain Township, Pennsylvania, USA, 1 August 1902. Died: 7 July 1968, aged 65.

Title(s): NY/NBA/GB/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 20 May 1926 (91st contest) to 9 July 1926 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 9 July 1926 to 3 June 1927.

Record: 148 contests, won 63, drew 3, lost 29, nd 52, nc 1 (13 February 1919 to 22 June 1934).

 

Alfredo Layne

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: 9 October 1959. Died: 25 June 1999, aged 39.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 24 May 1986 (20th contest) to 27 September 1986.

Record: 28 contests, won 15, lost 12, nc 1 (29 March 1981 to 17 December 1988).

 

Denis Lebedev

From: Chekhov, Russia. Born: Stary Oskol, Russia, 14 August 1979.

Title(s): WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 30 October 2012 (25th contest) to 17 March 2013. WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 27 September 2014 to 21 May 2016 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 21 May 2016 to 3 December 2016 (Lebedev’s WBA title not at stake). WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 3 December 2016 to 1 February 2018 (forfeited).

Record: 36 contests, won 32, lost 3, nc 1 (27 February 2001 to 21 December 2019)

 

Jose Legra

From: Barcelona, Spain. Born: Baracoa, Cuba, 19 March 1943.

Title(s): WBC Featherweight Champion, 24 July 1968 (112th contest) to 21 January 1969. WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 16 December 1972 to 5 May 1973.

Record: 144 contests, won 129, drew 4, lost 11 (29 April 1960 to 24 November 1973).

 

Jesse James Leija (James Leija)

From: San Antonio, Texas, USA. Born: 8 July 1966.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 7 May 1994 (30th contest) to 17 September 1994.

Record: 57 contests, won 47, drew 2, lost 7, nc 1 (2 October 1988 to 29 January 2005).

 

Benny Leonard (Benjamin Leiner)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 7 April 1896. Died: 18 April 1947, aged 51.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 28 May 1917 (114th contest) to 15 January 1925 (relinquished).

Record: 220 contests, won 90, drew 1, lost 6, nd 123 (14 October 1911 to 7 October 1932).

 

Sugar Ray Leonard (Raymond Leonard)

From: Palmer Park, Maryland, USA. Born: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, 17 May 1956.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 30 November 1979 (26th contest) to 20 June 1980 and 25 November 1980 to 16 September 1981 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 16 September 1981 to 9 November 1982 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 25 June 1981 to 22 September 1981 (relinquished). IBF/WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 6 April 1987 to 7 April 1987 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 7 April 1987 to 27 June 1987 (relinquished). WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 November 1988 to 8 November 1988 (relinquished). WBC Super Middleweight Champion, 7 November 1988 to 27 August 1990 (relinquished).

Record: 40 contests, won 36, drew 1, lost 3 (5 February 1977 to 1 March 1997).  

 

Gus Lesnevich

From: Cliffside Park, New Jersey, USA. Born: 22 February 1915. Died: 28 February 1964, aged 49.

Title(s): NBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 22 May 1941 (63rd contest) to 26 August 1941 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 26 August 1941 to 14 May 1946 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 14 May 1946 to 26 July 1948.

Record: 80 contests, won 61, drew 5, lost 14 (5 May 1934 to 10 August 1949).

 

John Henry Lewis

From: Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Born: Los Angeles, California, USA, 1 May 1914. Died: 18 April 1974, aged 59.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal World Light Heavyweight Champion, 31 October 1935 (59th contest) to 13 March 1936 (pre-unifying). GB/NBA/NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 13 March 1936 to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 31 October 1938 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 31 October 1938 to 19 June 1939 (forfeited).

Record: 116 contests, won 100, drew 5, lost 11 (18 January 1929 to 25 January 1939).

 

Lennox Lewis

From: London, England. Born: West Ham, London, England, 2 September 1965.

Title(s): WBC Heavyweight Champion, 31 October 1992 (22nd contest) to 24 September 1994 and 7 February 1997 to 28 March 1998 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal Champion, 28 March 1998 to 13 November 1999 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 13 November 1999 to 13 April 2000 (forfeited WBA title). IBF/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 13 April 2000 to 22 April 2001. IBF/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 17 November 2001 to 5 September 2002 (relinquished IBF title). WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 5 September 2002 to 6 February 2004 (retired).

Record: 44 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 2 (27 June 1989 to 21 June 2003).

 

Frankie Liles

From: From Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Syracuse, New York, USA, 14 February 1965.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 12 August 1994 (27th contest) to 12 June 1999.

Record: 36 contests, won 32, lost 3, nc 1 (18 November 1988 to 30 March 2002).

 

Jorge Linares

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Barinas, Venezuela, 22 August 1985.

Title(s): WBC Featherweight Champion, 21 July 2007 (24th contest) to 13 August 2008 (relinquished). WBA Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 November 2008 to 10 October 2009). WBC Lightweight Champion, 30 December 2014 to 7 June 2016 (forfeited). WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 24 September 2016 to 12 May 2018.

Record: 52 contests, won 47, lost 5 (15 December 2002 to 14 February 2020).

 

Sonny Liston (Charles Liston)

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: Johnson Township, Arkansas, USA, 22 July 1930. Died: 30 December 1970, aged 40.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 25 September 1962 (35th contest) to 25 February 1964.

Record: 54 contests, won 50, lost 4 (2 September 1953 to 29 June 1970).

 

Freddie Little

From: Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA. Born: Picayune, Mississippi, USA, 25 April 1936.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 March 1969 (45th contest) to 9 July 1970.

Record: 58 contests, won 51, lost 6, nc 1 (5 April 1957 to 6 July 1972).

 

Steve Little

From: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 9 June 1965. Died: 30 January 2000, aged 34.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 26 February 1994 (37th contest) to 12 August 1994.

Record: 45 contests, won 25, drew 3, lost 17 (13 December 1983 to 3 November 1998).

 

Nicolino Locche

From: Buenos Aires, Argentine. Born: Tunuyan, Mendoza, Argentine, 2 September 1939. Died: 7 September 2005, aged 66.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Junior Welterweight Champion, 12 December 1968 (107th contest) to 10 March 1972.

Record: 136 contests, won 117, drew 14, lost 4, nc 1 (11 December 1958 to 7 August 1976).

 

Rocky Lockridge (Rick Lockridge)

From: Tacoma, Washington, USA. Born: 10 January 1959. Died: 7 February 2019, aged 59.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 26 February 1984 (36th contest) to 19 May 1985. IBF Junior Lightweight Champion, 9 August 1987 to 23 July 1988.

Record: 53 contests, won 44, lost 9 (9 August 1978 to 22 April 1992).

 

Duilio Loi

From: Milan, Italy. Born: Trieste, Italy, 19 April 1929. Died: 20 January 2008, aged 78.

Title(s): NBA (WBA)/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 1 September 1960 (112th contest) to 14 September 1962. WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 15 December 1962 to 24 January 1963 (retired).

Record: 126 contests, won 115, drew 8, lost 3 (1 November 1948 to 15 December 1962).

 

Vasyl Lomachenko (Vasiliy Lomachenko)

From: Oxnard, California, USA. Born: Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ukraine, 17 February 1988.

Title(s): WBO Featherweight Champion, 21 June 2014 (9th contest) to 21 July 2016 (relinquished). WBO Junior Lightweight Champion, 11 June 2016 to 23 May 2018 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 12 May 2018 to 8 December 2018 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 8 December 2018 to 31 August 2019 pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 31 August 2019 to 17 October 2020.

Record: 16 contests, won 14, lost 2 (11 January 2013 to 17 October 2020).  

 

Danny Lopez

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Fort Duchesne, Utah, USA, 6 July 1952.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 6 November 1976 (35th contest) to 2 February 1980.

Record: 48 contests, won 42, lost 6 (27 May 1971 to 27 February 1992).

 

Ricardo Lopez

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Cuernavaca, Mexico, 25 July 1966.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 25 October 1990 (27th contest) to 23 August 1997 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 23 August 1997 to 6 March 1998 (forfeited WBO title). WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 6 March 1998 to 13 November 1998 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 13 November 1998 to 1 September 1999 (relinquished). IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 2 October 1999 to 28 November 2002 (retired).

Record: 52 contests, won 51, td 1 (18 January 1985 to 29 September 2001).

Teofimo Lopez

From: Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA. Born: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA, 30 July 1997.

Title(s): IBF Lightweight Champion, 14 December 2019 (15th contest) to 17 October 2020 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 17 October 2020 to date.

Record: 16 contests, won 16 (18 November 2016 to 17 October 2020.

 

Sandro Lopopolo

From: Milan, Italy. Born: 18 December 1939. Died: 26 April 2014, aged 74.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 29 April 1966 (44th contest) to 30 April 1967.

Record: 76 contests, won 58, drew 7, lost 10, nc 1 (4 March 1961 to 30 March 1973).

 

Tommy Loughran

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 29 November 1902. Died: 7 July 1982, aged 79.

Title(s): NY Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 October 1927 (101st contest) to 12 December 1927 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 12 December 1927 to 3 September 1929 (relinquished).

Record: 170 contests, won 90, drew 10, lost 25, nd 44, nc 1 (9 December 1919 to 18 January 1937).

 

Joe Louis (Joseph Louis Barrow)

From: Detroit, Michigan, USA. Born: LaFayette, Alabama, USA, 13 May 1914. Died: 12 April 1981, aged 66.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 22 June 1937 (33rd contest) to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 28 February 1949 (relinquished). GB Heavyweight Champion, 15 June 1951 to 26 October 1951 (forfeited).

Record: 69 contests, won 66, lost 3 (4 July 1934 to 26 October 1951). 

 

Jorge Lujan

From: Colon, Panama. Born: 18 March 1955.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 19 November 1977 (19th contest) to 29 August 1980.

Record: 36 contests, won 27, lost 9 (16 June 1973 to 14 December 1985).

 

Benny Lynch

From: Glasgow, Scotland. Born: 2 April 1913. Died: 6 August 1946, aged 33.

Title(s): GB/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 9 September 1935 (96th contest) to 19 January 1937 (pre-unifying). GB/NBA/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 19 January 1937 to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Flyweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 29 June 1938 (forfeited).

Record: 119 contests, won 88, drew 17, lost 14 (24 April 1931 to 3 October 1938).

 

Joe Lynch

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 30 November 1898. Died: 1 September 1965, aged 66.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 22 December 1920 (96th contest) to 25 July 1921 and 10 July 1922 to 19 October 1923 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 19 October 1923 to 27 October 1923. World Bantamweight Champion, 27 October 1923 to 21 March 1924.

Record: 156 contests, won 51, drew 8, lost 12, nd 85 (21 August 1915 to 22 September 1926).

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Charlie Magri

From: Bethnal Green, London, England. Born: Tunis, Tunisia, 20 July 1956.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 15 March 1983 (30th contest) to 27 September 1983.

Record: 35 contests, won 30, lost 5 (25 October 1977 to 20 May 1986).

 

Sammy Mandell (Saverio Mandala)

From: Rockford, Illinois, USA. Born: Piana dei Greci, Sicily, Italy, 2 February 1904. Died: 7 November 1967, aged 63.

Title(s): NY/NBA/GB/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 3 July 1926 (102nd contest) to 4 August 1926 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 4 August 1926 to 17 July 1930.

Record: 191 contests, won 87, drew 10, lost 22, nd 70, nc 2 (23 July 1919 to 27 June 1934).

 

Alfredo Marcano

From: Cumana, Venezuela. Born: 17 January 1947. Died: 5 April 2009, aged 62.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 29 July 1971 (47th contest) to 25 April 1972.

Record: 62 contests, won 43, drew 5, lost 12, nc 2 (4 March 1966 to 22 March 1975).

 

Rocky Marciano (Rocco Marchegiano)

From: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. Born: 1 September 1923. Died: 31 August 1969, aged 45.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 23 September 1952 (43rd contest) to 27 April 1956 (retired).

Record: 49 contests, won 49 (17 March 1947 to 21 April 1956).

 

Antonio Margarito

From: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Born: Torrance, California, USA, 18 March 1978.

Title(s): WBO Welterweight Champion, 16 March 2002 (30th contest) to 14 July 2007. IBF Welterweight Champion, 12 April 2008 to 20 May 2008 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 26 July 2008 to 24 January 2009.

Record: 50 contests, won 41, td 1, lost 8 (14 January 1994 to 2 September 2017).

 

Dado Marino (Salvador Marino)

From: Honolulu, Hawaii. Born: Maui, Hawaii, 15 October 1915. Died: 28 October 1989, aged 74.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 1 August 1950 (61st contest) to 19 May 1952.

Record: 75 contests, won 57, drew 3, lost 15 (20 June 1941 to 15 November 1952).

 

Tony Marino

From: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Duquesne, Pennsylvania, USA, 18 May 1912. Died: 1 February 1937, aged 24.

Title(s): Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 29 June 1936 (37th contest) to 31 August 1936.

Record: 44 contests, won 28, drew 2, lost 14 (7 December 1929 to 30 January 1937).

 

Juan Manuel Marquez

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 23 August 1973.

Title(s): IBF Featherweight Champion, 1 February 2003 (42nd contest) to 1 November 2003 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Featherweight Champion, 1 November 2003 to 8 May 2004 and 18 September 2004 to 19 March 2005 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 19 March 2005 to 15 August 2005 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 15 August 2005 to 22 August 2005 (forfeited WBA title). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 22 August 2005 to 4 March 2006. WBO Featherweight Champion, 6 December 2006 to 1 April 2007 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 17 March 2007 to 15 March 2008. Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 13 September 2008 to 28 February 2009 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 28 February 2009 to 5 January 2012 (forfeited WBA title). WBO/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 5 January 2012 to 26 January 2012 (forfeited WBO title). Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 26 January 2012 to 14 April 2012. WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 27 June 2012 to 12 October 2013 (relinquished).

Record: 64 contests, won 56, drew 1, lost 7 (29 May 1993 to 17 May 2014).

 

Rafael Marquez

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 25 March 1975.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 15 February 2003 (32nd contest) to 16 March 2007 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 3 March 2007 to 4 August 2007.

Record: 50 contests, won 41, lost 9 (14 September 1995 to 7 September 2013).

 

Eddie Martin (Eduardo Martino)

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 26 February 1903. Died: 27 August 1966, aged 63.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 19 December 1924 (65th contest) to 20 March 1925.

Record: 101 contests, won 81, drew 4, lost 13, nd 2, nc 1 (1 December 1921 to 19 May 1932).

 

Sergio Martinez

From: Madrid, Spain. Born: Buenos Aires, Argentine, 21 February 1975.

Title(s): WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 21 May 2009 (47th contest) to 17 June 2010 (forfeited). WBC/WBO/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 17 April 2010 to 1 June 2010 (relinquished WBO title). WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 1 June 2010 to 11 January 2011 (forfeited WBC title). Lineal Middleweight Champion, 11 January 2011 to 15 September 2012 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 15 September 2012 to 7 June 2014.

Record: 56 contests, won 51, drew 2, lost 3 (27 December 1997 to 7 June 2014).

 

Joey Maxim (Giuseppe Antonio Berardinelli)

From: Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Born: 28 March 1922. Died: 2 June 2001, aged 79.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 24 January 1950 (89th contest) to 17 December 1952.

Record: 116 contests, won 83, drew 4, lost 29 (13 January 1941 to 17 May 1958).

 

Ricardo Mayorga

From: Managua, Nicaragua. Born: Granada, Nicaragua, 10 March 1973.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 30 March 2002 (28th contest) to 25 January 2003 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 25 January 2003 to 13 December 2003. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 13 August 2005 to 6 May 2006.

Record: 46 contests, won 32, td 2, lost 12 (29 August 1993 to 6 April 2019).

 

Floyd Mayweather Jnr (Floyd Joy Sinclair)

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 24 February 1977.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 3 October 1998 (18th contest) to 20 April 2002 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 20 April 2002 to 22 May 2004 (relinquished). WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 25 June 2005 to 1 April 2006 (relinquished). Mayweather’s championship stints at welter and junior middle are shown separately as he was running them in tandem. IBF Welterweight Champion, 8 April 2006 to 15 August 2006 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 4 November 2006 to 6 June 2008 (relinquished). Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 1 May 2010 to 17 September 2011 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 17 September 2011 to 3 May 2014 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 3 May 2014 to 2 May 2015 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 2 May 2015 to 6 July 2015 (forfeited WBO title). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 6 July 2015 to 13 September 2015 (announced retirement). WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 May 2007 to 4 July 2007 (relinquished). WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 May 2012 to 14 September 2013 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 14 September 2013 to 13 September 2015 (announced retirement).

Record: 50 contests, won 50 (11 October 1996 to 26 August 2017).

 

Roger Mayweather

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 24 April 1961. Died: 17 March 2020, aged 58.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 19 January 1983 (15th contest) to 5 November 1983 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 5 November 1983 to 26 February 1984. WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 12 November 1987 to 13 May 1989.

Record: 72 contests, won 59, lost 13, (29 July 1981 to 8 May 1999).

 

Sandro Mazzinghi (Alessandro Mazzinghi)

From: Cascine di Buti, Italy. Born: Pontedera, Toscana, Italy, 3 October 1938. Died: 22 August 2020, aged 81.

Title(s): WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 7 September 1963 (30th contest) to 17 September 1964 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 September 1964 to 18 June 1965. WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 26 May 1968 to 30 November 1968 (forfeited).

Record: 69 contests, won 64, lost 3, nc 2 (15 September 1961 to 4 March 1978).

 

Wayne McCullough

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Belfast, Northern Ireland, 7 July 1979.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 30 July 1995 (17th contest) to 11 January 1997 (relinquished).

Record: 34 contests, won 27, lost 7 (23 February 1993 to 20 June 2008).

 

Buddy McGirt (James McGirt)

From: Brentwood, New York, USA. Born: 17 January 1964.

Title(s): IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 14 February 1988 (39th contest) to 3 September 1988. WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 29 November 1991 to 6 March 1993.

Record: 80 contests, won 73, drew 1, lost 6 (2 March 1982 to 21 January 1997).

 

Walter McGowan

From: Burnbank, Scotland. Born: 13 October 1942. Died: 15 February 2016, aged 73.

Titles(s): EBU/GB/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 14 June 1966 (26th contest) to 30 December 1966.

Record: 40 contests, won 32, drew 1, lost 7 (9 August 1961 to 11 November 1969).

 

Barry McGuigan

From: Clones, Ireland. Born: 28 February 1961.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 8 June 1985 (28th contest) to 23 June 1986.

Record: 35 contests, won 32, lost 3 (10 May 1981 to 31 May 1989).

 

Kennedy McKinney

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Born: Hernando, Mississippi, USA, 10 January 1966.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 2 December 1992 (23rd contest) to 20 August 1994 and 19 December 1997 to 11 May 1998 (forfeited).

Record: 43 contests, won 36, td 1, lost 6 (24 February 1989 to 4 April 2003).

 

Jimmy McLarnin

From: Glendale, California, USA. Born: Hillsborough, Northern Ireland, 19 December 1907. Died: 28 October 2004, aged 96.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 29 May 1933 (63rd contest) to 28 May 1934 and 17 September 1934 to 28 May 1935.

Record: 69 contests, won 55, drew 3 lost 11 (19 December 1923 to 20 November 1936).

 

Mike McTigue

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Kilnamona, County Clare, Ireland, 26 November 1892. Died: 12 August 1966, aged 73.

Title(s): NY/NBA/GB/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 17 March 1923 (123rd contest) to 30 May 1925. NY Light Heavyweight Champion, 27 July 1927 to 7 October 1927.

Record: 174 contests, won 77, drew 9, lost 26, nd 60, nc 2 (7 March 1914 to 22 September 1930).

 

Eleoncio Mercedes

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: La Romana, Dominican Republic, 12 September 1957. Died: 22 December 1985, aged 28.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 6 November 1982 (20th contest) to 15 March 1983.

Record: 28 contests, won 14, drew 2, lost 12 (2 July 1978 to 7 November 1985).

 

Juan Meza (Jesus Fernandez)

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 18 March 1956.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 3 November 1984 (47th contest) to 18 August 1985.

Record: 54 contests, won 45, lost 9 (23 September 1977 to 22 March 1997).

 

Dariusz Michalczewski

From: Gdansk, Poland. Born: 5 May 1968.

Title(s): WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 10 September 1994 (24th contest) to 13 June 1997 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 13 June 1997 to 16 June 1997 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 June 1997 to 1 July 1997 (forfeited WBA title). WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 1 July 1997 to 13 June 1999 (forfeited Lineal title). WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 13 June 1999 to 18 October 2003. WBO Cruiserweight Champion, 17 December 1994 to 14 January 1995 (relinquished).

Record: 50 contests, won 48, lost 2 (16 September 1991 to 26 February 2005).

 

Freddie Miller (Frederick Mueller)

From: Cincinnatti, Ohio, USA. Born: 3 April 1911. Died: 8 May 1962, aged 51.

Title(s): NBA Featherweight Champion, 13 January 1933 (114th contest) to 20 September 1934 (pre-unifying). NBA/GB/Lineal* Featherweight Champion 20 September 1934 to 11 May 1936.

Record: 250 contests, won 184, drew 5, lost 29, nd 31, nc 1 (6 April 1927 to 1 April 1940).

 

Nate Miller

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 3 August 1963.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 22 July 1995 (30th contest) to 8 November 1997.

Record: 40 contests, won 31, lost 9 (30 September 1986 to 23 June 2001)

 

Freddie Mills

From: Bournemouth, England. Born: 26 June 1919. Died: 25 July 1965, aged 46.

Title(s): GB Light Heavyweight Champion, 20 June 1942 (98th contest) to 14 May 1946. World Light Heavyweight Champion, 26 July 1948 to 24 January 1950.

Record: 101 contests, won 77, drew 6, lost 18 (26 February 1936 to 24 January 1950).

 

Alan Minter

From: Crawley, England. Born: 17 August 1951. Died: 9 September 2020, aged 69.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 16 March 1980 (44th contest) to 27 September 1980.

Record: 49 contests, won 39, lost 9, nc 1 (31 October 1972 to 15 September 1981).

 

Brian Mitchell

From: Johannesburg, South Africa. Born: 30 August 1961.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 27 September 1986 (31st contest) to 30 April 1991 (relinquished WBA title). Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 30 April 1991 to 13 September 1991 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 13 September 1991 to 25 January 1992 (relinquished).

Record: 49 contests, won 45, drew 3, lost 1 (15 August 1981 to 1 April 1995).

 

Byron Mitchell

From: Dothan, Alabama, USA. Born: Orlando, Florida, USA, 31 October 1973.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 12 June 1999 (20th contest) to 8 April 2000. WBA Super Middleweight Champion, 3 March 2001 to 15 March 2003.

Record: 41 contests, won 29, drew 1, lost 11 (25 June 1996 to 8 December 2012).

 

Rinty Monaghan (John Joseph Monaghan)

From: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Born: 21 August 1920. Died: 3 March 1984, aged 63.

Title(s): Eire/NBA Flyweight Champion, 20 October 1947 (63rd contest) to 23 March 1948 (pre-unifying). World Flyweight Champion, 23 March 1948 to 23 March 1950 (relinquished).

Record: 69 contests, won 52, drew 8, lost 9 (13 April 1932 to 30 September 1949).

 

Bob Montgomery

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Sumter, South Carolina, 10 February 1919. Died: 25 August 1998, aged 79.

Title(s): NY/Pennsylvanian/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 21 May 1943 (60th contest) to 19 November 1943 and 3 March 1944 to 4 August 1947.

Record: 97 contests, won 75, drew 3, lost 19 (13 October 1938 to 27 March 1950).

 

Fernando Montiel

From: Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Born: 1 March 1979.

Title(s): WBO Flyweight Champion, 15 December 2000 (22nd contest) to 22 June 2002 (relinquished). WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion, 22 June 2002 to 16 August 2003 and 9 April 2005 to 16 February 2008 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 16 February 2008 to 10 January 2009 (relinquished). WBO Bantamweight Champion, 25 April 2009 to 30 April 2010 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 30 April 2010 to 19 February 2011.  

Record: 62 contests, won 54, drew 1, td 1, lost 6 (6 December 1996 to 30 April 2016).

 

Carlos Monzon

From: Santa Fe, Argentine. Born: 7 August 1942. Died: 8 January 1995, aged 52.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 7 November 1970 (81st contest) to 23 April 1974 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 23 April 1974 to 26 June 1976 (pre-unifying).  World Middleweight Champion, 26 June 1976 to 29 August 1977 (retired).

Record: 100 contests, won 87, drew 9, lost 3, nc 1 (6 February 1963 to 30 July 1977).

 

Sung-Kil Moon

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 20 July 1963.

Title(s): WBA Bantamweight Champion, 14 August 1988 (7th contest) to 9 July 1989. WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 20 January 1990 to 13 November 1993.

Record: 22 contests, won 20, lost 2, (8 March 1987 to 13 November 1993).

 

Archie Moore (Archibald Lee Wright)

From: Benoit, Mississippi, USA. Born: 13 December 1916. Died: 9 December 1998, aged 81.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 17 December 1952 (162nd contest) to 25 October 1960 (forfeited NBA title). EBU/NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 25 October 1960 to 9 February 1962 (forfeited).

Record: 220 contests, won 186, drew 10, lost 23, nc 1 (3 September 1935 to 15 March 1963).

 

Davey Moore

From: Springfield, Ohio, USA. Born: Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 1 November 1933. Died: 23 March 1963, aged 29.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 18 March 1959 (43rd contest) to 21 March 1963.

Record: 68 contests, won 59, drew 1, lost 7, nc 1 (11 May 1953 to 21 March 1963).

 

Michael Moorer

From: Monessen, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA, 12 November 1967.

Title(s): WBO Light Heavyweight Champion, 3 December 1988 (12th contest) to 20 April 1991 (relinquished). WBO Heavyweight Champion, 15 May 1992 to 3 February 1993 (relinquished). IBF/WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 22 April 1994 to 5 November 1994. IBF Heavyweight Champion, 22 June 1996 to 8 November 1997.

Record: 57 contests, won 52, td 1, lost 4 (4 March 1988 to 8 February 2008).

 

Erik Morales

From: San Ysidro, California, USA. Born: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, 1 September 1976.

Title(s): WBC Junior Featherweight Champion, 6 September 1997 (27th contest) to 22 October 1999 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 22 October 1999 to 19 February 2000 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 19 February 2000 to 23 February 2000 (forfeited WBO title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 23 February 2000 to 2 September 2000 (relinquished). WBC Featherweight Champion, 17 February 2001 to 22 June 2002 and 16 November 2002 to 4 October 2003 (relinquished). WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 February 2004 to 31 July 2004 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 31 July 2004 to 28 September 2004 (forfeited IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 September 2004 to 27 November 2004. WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 17 September 2011 to 24 March 2012 (forfeited).

Record: 61 contests, won 52, lost 9 (29 March 1993 to 20 October 2012).

 

Anselmo Moreno

From: San Miguelito, Panama. Born: El Martillo, Panama, 28 June 1985.

Title(s): WBA Bantamweight Champion, 31 May 2008 (24th contest) to 3 December 2011 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 3 December 2011 to 26 September 2014.

Record: 45 contests, won 37, drew 1, lost 7 (10 March 2002 to 27 November 2019).

 

Tod Morgan (Albert Morgan Pilkington)

From: Seattle, Washington, USA. Born: Dungeness, Washington, USA, 25 December 1902. Died: 3 August 1953, aged 50.

Title(s): Californian/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 2 December 1925 (76th contest) to 20 December 1929.

Record: 218 contests, won 133, drew 33, lost 42, nd 9, nc 1 (12 March 1920 to 18 July 1942).

 

Jean-Marc Mormeck

From: Pantin, Seine St Denis, France. Born: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, 3 June 1972.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 23 February 2002 (29th contest) to 2 April 2005 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 2 April 2005 to 7 January 2006 and 17 March 2007 to 10 November 2007.

Record: 43 contests, won 37, lost 6 (25 March 1995 to 5 December 2014).

 

Shane Mosley

From: Pomona, California, USA. Born: Lynwood, California, USA, 7 September 1971.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 2 August 1997 (24th contest) to 31 May 1999 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 17 June 2000 to 26 January 2002. WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 13 September 2003 to 13 March 2004. WBA/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 24 January 2009 to 1 May 2010 (forfeited).

Record: 61 contests, won 49, drew 1, td 1, lost 10 (11 February 1993 to 28 May 2016).

 

John Mugabi

From: Tampa, Florida, USA. Born: Kampala, Uganda, 4 March 1960.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 8 July 1989 (36th contest) to 31 March 1990.

Record: 50 contests, won 42, td 1, lost 7 (5 December 1980 to 16 January 1999)

 

Matthew Saad Muhammad (Matthew Franklin)

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 16 June 1954. Died: 25 May 2014, aged 59.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 22 April 1979 (28th contest) to 19 December 1981.

Record: 58 contests, won 39, drew 3, lost 16 (14 January 1974 to 21 March 1992).

 

Keith Mullings

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: Manchester Parish, Jamaica, 1 August 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 6 December 1997 (20th contest) to 29 January 1999.

Record: 25 contests, won 16, td 1, lost 8 (24 July 1993 to 7 April 2001).

 

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Daisuke Naito

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Hokkaido, Japan, 30 August 1974.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 18 July 2007 (35th contest) to 29 November 2009.

Record: 42 contests, won 36, drew 3, lost 3 (11 October 1996 to 9 May 2010).

 

Shigeo Nakajima

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Yuki Ibaragi, Japan, 18 January 1954.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 3 January 1980 (16th contest) to 24 March 1980.

Record: 19 contests, won 13, drew 1, lost 5 (12 July 1976 to 26 May 1981).

 

Jose Napoles

From: Juarez City, Mexico. Born: Santiago, Cuba, 13 April 1940. Died: 16 August 2019, aged 79.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 18 April 1969 (64th contest) to 3 December 1970 and 4 June 1971 to 14 April 1972 (forfeited NY title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 14 April 1972 to 3 August 1974 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 3 August 1974 to 16 May 1975 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 16 May 1975 to 6 December 1975.

Record: 88 contests, won 81, lost 7 (2 August 1958 to 6 December 1975).

 

Azumah Nelson

From: Accra, Ghana. Born: 19 July 1958.

Title(s): WBC Featherweight Champion, 8 December 1984 (21st contest) to 1 February 1988 (relinquished). WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 29 February 1988 to 1 March 1992 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 1 March 1992 to 7 May 1994 and 1 December 1995 to 22 March 1997.

Record: 46 contests, won 38, drew 2, lost 6 (1 December 1979 to 24 June 2008).

 

Donnie Nietes

From: Bacolod City, Philippines. Born: Murcia, Philippines, 13 May 1982.

Title(s): WBO Mini Flyweight Champion, 30 September 2007 (26th contest) to 25 February 2011 (relinquished). WBO Junior Flyweight Champion, 8 October 2011 to 10 May 2014 (pre-unifying). WBO/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 10 May 2014 to 3 August 2016 (relinquished). IBF Flyweight Champion, 29 April 2017 to 24 February 2018 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 24 February 2018 to 5 April 2018 (relinquished). WBO Junior Bantamweight Champion, 31 December 2018 to 28 February 2019 (relinquished).

Record: 48 contests, won 42, drew 4, td 1, lost 1 (25 April 2003 to 31 December 2018).

 

Yutaka Niida

From: Yokohama, Japan. Born: 2 October 1978.

Title(s): WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 25 August 2001 (17th contest) to 12 July 2003. WBA/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 3 July 2004 to 15 September 2008.

Record: 28 contests, won 23, drew 3, lost 2 (15 November 1996 to 15 September 2008).

 

Orlin Norris

From: San Diego, California, USA. Born: Lubbock, Texas, USA, 4 October 1965.

Title(s): WBA Cruiserweight Champion, 6 November 1993 (42nd contest) to 4 March 1994 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 4 March 1994 to 22 July 1995.

Record: 70 contests, won 57, drew 1, lost 11, nc 1 (16 June 1986 to 3 November 2005).

 

Terry Norris

From: Campo, California, USA. Born: Lubbock, Texas, USA, 17 June 1967.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 31 March 1990 (28th contest) to 18 December 1993, 7 May 1994 to 12 November 1994 and 19 August 1995 to 16 December 1995 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 16 December 1995 to 1 March 1997 (forfeited IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 1 March 1997 to 6 December 1997.

Record: 56 contests, won 47, lost 9 (2 August 1986 to 30 November 1998).

 

Yoshiaki Numata

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Hokkaido, Japan, 19 April 1945.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 15 June 1967 (36th contest) to 14 December 1967. WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 5 April 1970 to 10 October 1971.

Record: 55 contests, won 44, drew 3, lost 8 (26 July 1962 to 2 March 1972).

 

Michael Nunn

From: Davenport, Iowa, USA. Born: 14 April 1963.

Title(s): IBF Middleweight Champion, 28 July 1988 (31st contest) to 25 March 1989 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 25 March 1989 to 10 May 1991. WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 12 September 1992 to 26 February 1994.

Record: 62 contests, won 58, lost 4 (20 December 1984 to 23 January 2002).

 

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Fulgencio Obelmejias

From: San Jose de Rico Chico, Venezuela. Born: 1 January 1953.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 23 May 1988 (53rd contest) to 28 May 1989.

Record: 57 contests, won 52, lost 5 (30 January 1977 to 15 December 1992).

 

Shoji Oguma

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Koriyama, Japan, 22 July 1951.

Title(s): WBC Flyweight Champion, 1 October 1974 (23rd contest) to 18 May 1980 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 18 May 1980 to 12 May 1981.

Record: 49 contests, won 38, drew 1, lost 10 (26 December 1970 to 11 November 1982).

 

Hideyuki Ohashi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Yokohama, Japan, 8 March 1965.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 7 February 1990 (16th contest) to 25 October 1990. WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 14 October 1992 to 10 February 1993.

Record: 24 contests, won 19, lost 5 (12 February 1985 to 10 February 1993).

 

Bob Olin

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 4 July 1908. Died: 16 December 1956, aged 48.

Title(s): NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 November 1934 (62nd contest) to 31 October 1935.

Record: 86 contests, won 55, drew 4, lost 27 (8 October 1928 to 25 February 1939).  

 

Ruben Olivares

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 14 January 1947.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 22 August 1969 (54th contest) to 16 October 1970 and 2 April 1971 to 19 March 1972. WBA Featherweight Champion, 9 July 1974 to 23 November 1974. WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 20 June 1975 to 20 September 1975.

Record: 105 contests, won 89, drew 3, lost 13 (4 January 1965 to 12 March 1988).

 

Carl Bobo Olson (Carl Olson)

From: Honolulu, Hawaii. Born: 11 July 1928. Died: 16 January 2002, aged 73.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 21 October 1953 (65th contest) to 9 December 1955.

Record: 115 contests, won 97, drew 2, lost 16 (19 August 1944 to 28 November 1966).

 

Carlos Ortiz

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Ponce, Puerto Rico, 9 September 1936.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 12 June 1959 (33rd contest) to 1 September 1960. World Lightweight Champion, 21 April 1962 to 19 August 1963 (forfeited Michigan title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 19 August 1963 to 11 April 1964 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 11 April 1964 to 10 April 1965 and 13 November 1965 to 24 October 1966 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Lightweight Champion, 24 October 1966 to 1 July 1967 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 1 July 1967 to 29 June 1968.

Record: 70 contests, won 61, drew 1, lost 7, nc 1 (14 February 1955 to 20 September 1972).

 

Manuel Ortiz

From: El Centro, California, USA. Born: Corona, California, USA, 2 July 1916. Died: 31 May 1970, aged 53.

Title(s): NBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 7 August 1942 (52nd contest) to 10 March 1943 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 10 March 1943 to 12 September 1944 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 12 September 1944 to 6 January 1947 and 11 March 1947 to 31 May 1950.

Record: 131 contests, won 100, drew 3, lost 28 (25 February 1938 to 10 December 1955).

 

Sven Ottke

From: Karlsruhe, Germany. Born: Berlin, Germany, 3 June 1967.

Title(s): IBF Super Middleweight Champion, 24 October 1998 (13th contest) to 15 March 2003 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 15 March 2003 to 27 March 2004 (retired).

Record: 34 contests, won 34 (22 March 1997 to 27 March 2004).

 

Ken Overlin

From: Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Born: Decatur, Illinois, USA, 15 August 1910. Died: 24 July 1969, aged 58.

Title(s): NY/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 23 May 1940 (134th contest) to 9 May 1941.

Record: 166 contests, won 135, drew 10, lost 19, nc 2 (21 January 1931 to 26 September 1944).

 

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Manny Pacquiao

From: General Santos City, Philippines. Born: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines, 17 December 1978.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 4 December 1998 (25th contest) to 17 September 1999 (forfeited). IBF Junior Featherweight Champion, 23 June 2001 to 15 November 2003 (relinquished). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 15 November 2003 to 19 March 2005 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 15 March 2008 to 16 July 2008 (relinquished). WBC Lightweight Champion, 28 June 2008 to 28 February 2009 (relinquished). Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 2 May 2009 to 26 July 2010 (relinquished). WBO Welterweight Champion, 14 November 2009 to 9 June 2012. WBC Junior Middleweight Champion, 13 November 2010 to 8 February 2011 (forfeited). WBO Welterweight Champion, 5 November 2016 to 2 July 2017. WBA/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 20 July 2019 to date.

Record: 71 Contests, won 62, drew 1, td 1, lost 7 (22 January 1995 to 20 July 2019).

 

Carlos Palomino

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: San Luis Potosi, Mexico, 10 August 1949.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 22 June 1976 (24th contest) to 14 January 1979.

Record: 38 contests, won 31, drew 3, lost 4 (14 September 1972 to 30 May 1998).

 

Benny Kid Paret (Bernardo Paret)

From: Santa Clara, Cuba. Born: 14 March 1937. Died: 3 April 1962, aged 25.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 27 May 1960 (42nd contest) to 1 April 1961 and 30 September 1961 to 24 March 1962.

Record: 50 contests, won 35, drew 3, lost 12 (16 April 1954 to 24 March 1962).

 

Chan-He Park

From: Busan, South Korea. Born: 23 March 1957.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 18 March 1979 (11th contest) to 18 May 1980.

Record: 23 contests, won 17, drew 2, lost 4 (8 July 1977 to 12 December 1982).

 

Chong-Pal Park

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 11 August 1960.

Title(s): IBF Super Middleweight Champion, 22 July 1984 (38th contest) to 6 December 1987 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 6 December 1987 to 31 January 1988 (relinquished IBF title). Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 31 January 1988 to 1 March 1988 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 1 March 1988 to 23 May 1988.

Record: 53 contests, won 46, drew 1, td 1, lost 5 (26 November 1977 to 22 December 1988).

 

Young-Kyun Park

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 16 August 1967.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 30 March 1991 (20th contest) to 4 December 1993.

Record: 32 contests, won 28, drew 1, lost 3 (9 December 1986 to 27 May 1995).

 

Mate Parlov

From: Pula, Croatia. Born: Split, Croatia, 16 November 1948. Died: 29 July 2008, aged 59.

Title(s): WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 7 January 1978 (22nd contest) to 17 June 1978 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 17 June 1978 to 2 December 1978.

Record: 29 contests, won 24, drew 2, lost 3 (31 May 1975 to 31 March 1980).

 

Jean Pascal

From: Laval, Quebex, Canada. Born: Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 28 October 1982.

Title(s): WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 19 June 2009 (24th contest) to 14 August 2010 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 14 August 2010 to 21 May 2011.

Record: 43 contests, won 35, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (3 February 2005 to 28 December 2019).

 

Rolando Pascua (Rolando Tomongtong)

From: Manila, Philippines. Born: Cebu City, Philippines, 19 November 1965.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 19 December 1990 (30th contest) to 25 March 1991.

Record: 70 contests, won 45, lost 25 (3 August 1986 to 12 September 1999).

 

Willie Pastrano (Wilfred Pastrano)

From: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Born: 27 November 1935. Died: 6 December 1997, aged 62.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 1 June 1963 (77th contest) to 29 October 1963 (forfeited Michigan title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 29 October 1963 to 21 February 1964 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 21 February 1964 to 30 March 1965.

Record: 83 contests, won 62, drew 8, lost 13 (10 September 1951 to 30 March 1965).

 

Jackie Paterson

From: Glasgow, Scotland. Born: Springside, Scotland, 5 September 1920. Died: 19 November 1966, aged 46.

Title(s): GB/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 19 June 1943 (51st contest) to 14 October 1943 (pre-unifying). World Flyweight Champion, 14 October 1943 to 30 July 1947 (forfeited GB/NBA titles). NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 30 July 1947 to 16 October 1947 (pre-unifying). GB/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 15 October 1947 to 23 March 1948.

Record: 91 contests, won 63, drew 3, lost 25 (27 May 1938 to 7 February 1951).

 

Floyd Patterson

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: Waco, North Carolina, USA, 4 January 1935. Died: 11 May 2006, aged 71.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 30 November 1956 (32nd contest) to 26 June 1959 and 20 June 1960 to 25 September 1962.

Record: 64 contests, won 55, drew 1, lost 8 (12 September 1952 to 20 September 1972).

 

Kelly Pavlik

From: Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Born: 4 April 1982.

Title(s): WBC/WBO/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 29 September 2007 (32nd contest) to 17 April 2010.

Record: 42 contests, won 40, lost 2 (16 June 2000 to 7 July 2012).

 

Samart Payakaroon (Samart Tiptamai)

From: Pattaya, Thailand. Born: Bang Pakong, Thailand, 5 December 1926.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 18 January 1986 (12th contest) to 8 May 1987.

Record: 23 contests, won 21, lost 2 (24 August 1982 to 11 September 1994).

 

Juan Carlos Payano

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: La Vega, Dominican Republic, 12 April 1984.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 26 September 2014 (16th contest) to 18 June 2016.

Record: 26 contests, won 21, lost 5 (21 August 2010 to 19 December 2020).

 

Eusebio Pedroza

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: 2 March 1956. Died: 1 March 2019, aged 62.

Title(s): WBA Featherweight Champion, 15 April 1978 (21st contest) to 24 April 1983 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 24 April 1983 to 8 June 1985.

Record: 49 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (1 December 1973 to 21 November 1992).

 

Gerry Penalosa (Geronimo Penalosa)

From: Manila, Philippines. Born: San Carlos City, Philippines, 7 August 1971

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 20 February 1997 (38th contest) to 29 August 1998. WBO Bantamweight Champion, 11 August 2007 to 25 April 2009 (forfeited).

Record: 65 contests, won 55, drew 1, td 1, lost 8 (20 May 1989 to 10 October 2010).

 

Paul Pender

From: Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. Born: 20 June 1930. Died: 12 January 2003, aged 72.

Title(s): EBU/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 22 January 1960 (43rd contest) to 11 July 1961 and 7 April 1962 to 9 November 1962 (forfeited EBU/NY titles). Massachusetts/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 9 November 1962 to 7 May 1963 (retired).

Record: 48 contests, won 40, drew 2, lost 6 (28 January 1949 to 7 April 1962).

 

Willie Pep (Gugliermo Papaleo)

From: Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA. Born: Middletown, Connecticut, USA, 19 September 1922. Died: 23 November 2006, aged 84.

Title(s): NY/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 20 November 1942 (54th contest) to 7 June 1946 (pre-unifying). World Featherweight Champion, 7 June 1946 to 29 October 1948 and 11 February 1949 to 8 September 1950.

Record: 241 contests, won 229, drew 1, lost 11 (25 July 1940 to 16 March 1966).

 

Pascual Perez

From: Mendoza City, Mendoza, Argentine. Born: Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentine, 4 May 1926. Died: 22 January 1977, aged 50.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 26 November 1954 (25th contest) to 16 April 1960.

Record: 92 contests, won 84, drew 1, lost 7 (5 December 1952 to 15 March 1964).

 

Raul Perez

From: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Born: 14 February 1967.

Title(s): WBC Bantamweight Champion, 29 October 1988 (44th contest) to 22 January 1990 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 22 January 1990 to 25 February 1991. WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 7 October 1991 to 27 March 1992.

Record: 71 contests, won 61, drew 1, td 2, lost 6, nc 1 (19 March 1984 to 18 August 2000).

 

Young Perez (Victor Perez)

From: Paris, France, Born: Tunis, Tunisia, 18 October 1911. Died: 2 April 1945, aged 33.

Title(s): IBU/NBA/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 26 October 1931 (57th contest) to 31 October 1932.

Record: 139 contests, won 92, drew 15, lost 31, nc 1 (1 January 1928 to 7 December 1938).

 

Eddie Perkins

From: Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born: Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA, 3 March 1937. Died: 10 May 2012, aged 75.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 14 September 1962 (37th contest) to 15 December 1962. WBA Junior Welterweight Champion, 15 June 1963 to 1 January 1965 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 1 January 1965 to 18 January 1965.

Record: 98 contests, won 74, drew 3, lost 20, nc 1 (27 December 1956 to 31 May 1975).

 

Bernardo Pinango

From: Caracas, Venezuela. Born: 9 February 1960.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 4 June 1986 (23rd contest) to 15 March 1987 (relinquished). WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 27 February 1988 to 28 May 1988.

Record: 32 contests, won 23, drew 2, td 2, lost 5 (1 August 1981 to 7 April 1990).

 

Enrique Pinder

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: 7 August 1947.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 29 July 1972 (40th contest) to 14 December 1972 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 14 December 1972 to 20 January 1973.

Record: 44 contests, won 35, drew 2, lost 7 (20 August 1966 to 22 November 1973).

 

Lupe Pintor

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 13 April 1955.

Title(s): WBC Bantamweight Champion, 3 June 1979 (43rd contest) to 9 July 1983 (forfeited). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 18 August 1985 to 18 January 1986 (forfeited).

Record: 72 contests, won 56, drew 2, lost 14 (26 March 1974 to 21 July 1995).  

 

Emile Pladner

From: Paris, France. Born: Clermont Ferrand, France, 2 September 1906. Died: 15 March 1980, aged 73.

Title(s): NBA Flyweight Champion, 2 March 1929 (45th contest) to 20 March 1929 (pre-unifying). NBA/IBU/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 20 March 1929 to 18 April 1929.

Record: 133 contests, won 104, drew 13, lost 16 (29 January 1926 to 20 February 1936).

 

Regis Prograis

From: Houston, Texas, USA. Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 24 January 1989.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 27 April 2019 (24th contest) to 26 October 2019.

Record: 26 contests, won 24, lost 2 (28 April 2012 to 31 October 2020).

 

Aaron Pryor

From: Cincinatti, Ohio, USA. Born: 20 October 1955. Died: 9 October 2016, aged 60.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 2 August 1980 (25th contest) to 24 November 1983 (relinquished). Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 24 November 1983 to 17 March 1984 (pre-unifying). IBF/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 17 March 1984 to 31 December 1985 (forfeited).

Record: 40 contests, won 39, lost 1 (12 November 1976 to 4 December 1990).

 

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Dwight Muhammad Qawi (Dwight Braxton)

From: Camden, New Jersey, USA. Born: Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 5 January 1953.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 19 December 1981 (18th contest) to 18 March 1983. WBC Cruiserweight Champion, 27 July 1985 to 12 July 1986.

Record: 53 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 11 (19 April 1978 to 25 November 1998).

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Victor Rabanales

From: Tapachula, Mexico. Born: Hidalgo City, Mexico, 23 December 1962.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 17 September 1992 (47th contest) to 28 March 1993.

Record: 73 contests, won 49, drew 2, td 1, lost 21 (13 August 1983 to 21 November 2003).

 

Hasim Rahman

From: Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Born: 7 November 1972.

Title(s): IBF/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 22 April 2001 (37th contest) to 17 November 2001. WBC Heavyweight Champion, 9 November 2005 to 12 August 2006.

Record: 62 contests, won 50, drew 2, lost 9, nc 1 (3 December 1994 to 4 June 2014).

 

Gilberto Ramirez

From: Mazatlan, Mexico. Born: 19 June 1991.

Title(s): WBO/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 9 April 2016 (34th contest) to 28 September 2018 (forfeited Lineal title). WBO Super Middleweight Champion, 28 September 2018 to 13 May 2019 (relinquished).

Record: 41 contests, won 41 (21 August 2009 to 18 December 2020).

Mando Ramos

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: Long Beach California, USA, 15 November 1948. Died: 6 July 2008, aged 59.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 18 February 1969 (28th contest) to 3 March 1970. WBC Lightweight Champion, 18 February 1972 to 15 September 1972.

Record: 49 contests, won 37, drew 1, lost 11 (18 November 1965 to 29 October 1975).

 

Sugar Ramos (Ultiminio Ramos)

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Matanzas, Cuba, 2 December 1941. Died: 3 September 2017, aged 75.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 21 March 1963 (43rd contest) to 26 September 1964.

Record: 66 contests, won 55, drew 4, lost 7 (5 October 1957 to 24 April 1972).

Frankie Randall

From: Morristown, Tennessee, USA. Born: Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 25 September 1961. Died: 23 December 2020, aged 59.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 29 January 1994 (52nd contest) to 7 May 1994. WBA Junior Welterweight Champion, 17 September 1994 to 13 January 1996 and 16 August 1996 to 11 January 1997.

Record: 77 contests, won 58, drew 1, lost 18 (4 February 1983 to 15 July 2005).

 

Alfonzo Ratliff

From: Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born: Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA, 18 February 1956.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 6 June 1985 (22nd contest) to 21 September 1985.

Record: 34 contests, won 25, lost 9 (25 August 1980 to 26 June 1989).

 

Greg Richardson

From: Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Born: 7 February 1958.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 25 February 1991 (32nd contest) to 19 September 1991.

Record: 40 contests, won 31, drew 1, lost 8 (22 February 1982 to 5 July 1996).

 

Guillermo Rigondeaux

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: Santiago, Cuba, 30 September 1980.

Title(s): WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 20 January 2012 (9th contest) to 13 April 2013 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 13 April 2013 to 29 October 2015 (forfeited WBO title). WBA/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 29 October 2015 to 30 October 2015 (forfeited WBA title). Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 30 October 2015 to 9 February 2016. WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 6 May 2016 to 2 January 2018 (forfeited).

Record: 22 contests, won 20, lost 1, nc 1 (22 May 2009 to 8 February 2020).

 

Sugar Ray Robinson (Walker Smith)

From: Harlem, NYC, New York, USA. Born: Vidalia, Georgia, USA, 3 May 1921. Died: 12 April 1989, aged 67.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 20 December 1946 (76th contest) to 14 March 1951 (forfeited). Pennsylvanian Middleweight Champion, 5 June 1950 to 14 February 1951 (pre-unifying). World Middleweight Champion, 14 February 1951 to 10 July 1951 and 12 September 1951 to 19 December 1952 (relinquished). World Middleweight Champion, 9 December 1955 to 2 January 1957, 1 May 1957 to 23 September 1957 and 25 March 1958 to 4 May 1958 (forfeited NBA title). EBU/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 4 May 1958 to 22 January 1960.

Record: 201 contests, won 174, drew 6, lost 19, nc 2 (4 October 1940 to 10 November 1965).

 

Francisco Rodriguez Jnr

 From: Monterrey, Mexico. Born: 10 July 1993.

Title(s): WBO Mini Flyweight Champion, 22 March 2014 (19th contest) to 9 August 2014 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBO/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 9 August 2014 to 9 October 2014 (relinquished IBF title). WBO/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 9 October 2014 to 25 November 2014 (relinquished).

Record: 39 contests, won 34, drew 1, lost 4 (2 October 2010 to 26 February 2021).

 

Louis Rodriguez

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: Camaguey, Cuba, 17 June 1937. Died: 8 July 1996, aged 59.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 21 March 1963 (54th contest) to 8 June 1963.

Record: 121 contests, won 107, lost 13, nc 1 (2 June 1956 to 12 April 1972). 

 

Bebis Rojas

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: Barranquilla, Colombia, 2 January 1961.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 8 August 1987 (31st contest) to 8 April 1988.

Record: 47 contests, won 37, drew 1, lost 9 (13 February 1981 to 20 November 1993).

 

Eloy Rojas

From: Caracas, Venezuela. Born: 25 March 1967.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 4 December 1993 (29th contest) to 18 May 1996.

Record: 47 contests, won 40, drew 2, lost 5 (12 December 1986 to 26 February 2005).

 

Daniel Roman

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: 10 May 1990.

Title(s): WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 2 January 2018 (26th contest) to 26 April 2019 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 26 April 2019 to 30 January 2020.

Record: 32 contests, won 28, drew 1, lost 3 (8 October 2010 to 26 September 2020).

 

Gilberto Roman

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 29 November 1961. Died: 27 June 1990, aged 28.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 30 March 1986 (44th contest) to 16 May 1987 and 8 April 1988 to 7 November 1989.

Record: 61 contests, won 54, drew 1, lost 6 (29 August 1981 to 9 June 1990).

 

Edwin Rosario

From: Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Born: 15 March 1963. Died: 1 December 1997, aged 34.

Title(s): WBC Lightweight Champion, 1 May 1983 (22nd contest) to 3 November 1984. WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 26 September 1986 to 21 November 1987. WBA Lightweight Champion, 9 July 1989 to 4 April 1990. WBO Junior Welterweight Champion, 14 June 1991 to 10 April 1992.

Record: 53 contests, won 47, lost 6 (3 March 1979 to 25 September 1997).

Jeison Rosario

From: Miami, Florida, USA. Born: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 7 April 1995.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/IBF/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 18 January 2020 (22nd contest) to 26 September 2020.

Record: 23 contests, won 20, drew 1, lost 2 (8 December 2007 to 26 September 2020).

 

Lionel Rose

From: Melbourne, Australia. Born: Warragul, Australia, 21 June 1948. Died: 8 May 2011, aged 62.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 27 February 1968 (30th contest) to 22 August 1969.

Record: 53 contests, won 42, lost 11 (9 September 1964 to 18 December 1976).

 

Charley Phil Rosenberg (Charles Green)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: 15 August 1902. Died: 12 March 1976, aged 73.

Title(s): NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 20 March 1925 (46th contest) to 8 June 1925 (pre-unifying). World Bantamweight Champion, 8 June 1925 to 26 October 1926 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 26 October 1926 to 4 February 1927 (forfeited).

Record: 70 contests, won 33, drew 9, lost 18, nd 10 (15 August 1921 to 11 February 1929).

 

Maxie Rosenbloom

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Leonard’s Bridge, Connecticut, USA, 6 November 1906. Died: 6 March 1976, aged 69.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 25 June 1930 (139th contest) to 16 September 1931 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 September 1931 to 3 November 1933 (pre-unifying). NBA/NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 3 November 1933 to 16 September 1934 (forfeited NBA title). NY/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 September 1934 to 16 November 1934).

Record: 298 contests, won 207, drew 26, lost 39, nd 24, nc 2 (8 October 1923 to 26 June 1939).

 

Gianfranco Rosi

From: Perugia, Italy. Born: Assisi, Italy, 5 August 1957.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 2 October 1987 (44th contest) to 8 July 1988. IBF Junior Middleweight Champion, 15 July 1989 to 17 September 1994. WBO Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 May 1995 to 10 June 1995 (forfeited).

Record: 70 contests, won 62, td 1, lost 6, nc 1 (10 September 1979 to 20 October 2006).

 

Barney Ross (Beryl Rosofsky)

From: Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born: NYC, New York, USA, 23 December 1909. Died: 18 January 1967, aged 57.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 23 June 1933 (49th contest) to 15 April 1935 (relinquished). Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 23 June 1933 to 15 April 1935 (relinquished). World Welterweight Champion, 28 May 1934 to 17 September 1934 and 28 May 1935 to 16 February 1938 (forfeited IBU title). NBA/NY/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 16 February 1938 to 20 April 1938 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 20 April 1938 to 31 May 1938.

Record: 81 contests, won 72, drew 3, lost 4, nd 2 (31 August 1929 to 31 May 1938). 

 

Andre Routis

From: Bordeaux, France. Born: 16 July 1900. Died: 16 July 1969, aged 69.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 28 September 1928 (78th contest) to 23 September 1929.

Record: 87 contests, won 54, drew 7, lost 25, nd 1 (29 September 1918 to 5 November 1929).

 

Gabriel Ruelas

From: Arleta, California, USA. Born: Yerbabuena, Mexico, 23 July 1970.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 17 September 1994 (41st contest) to 1 December 1995.

Record: 56 contests, won 49, lost 7 (16 September 1988 to 24 March 2003).

 

Andy Ruiz (Andres Ponce Ruiz)

From: Imperial, California, USA. Born: 11 September 1989.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 1 June 2019 (34th contest) to 7 December 2019.

Record: 35 contests, won 33, lost 2 (28 March 2009 to 7 December 2019).

 

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Sandy Saddler (Joseph Saddler)

From: Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Born: 23 June 1926. Died: 18 September 2001, aged 75.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 29 October 1948 (95th contest) to 11 February 1949 and 8 September 1950 to 21 January 1957 (retired). NBA Junior Lightweight Champion, 6 December 1949 to 8 September 1950 (forfeited). Ohio Junior Lightweight Champion, 8 September 1950 to 27 March 1951 (relinquished).

Record: 163 contests, won 145, drew 2, lost 16 (7 March 1944 to 14 April 1956).

 

Lauro Salas

From: Monterrey, Mexico. Born: 28 August 1928. Died: 18 January 1987, aged 58.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 14 May 1952 (84th contest) to 15 October 1952.

Record: 163 contests, won 91, drew 13, lost 58, nd 1 (26 April 1946 to 4 March 1961).

 

Vicente Saldivar

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 5 March 1943. Died: 18 July 1985, aged 42.

Title(s): World Featherweight Champion, 26 September 1964 (27th contest) to 14 October 1967 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 9 May 1970 to 11 December 1970.

Record: 40 contests, won 37, lost 3 (18 February 1961 to 21 October 1973).

 

Erbito Salavarria

From: Manila, Philippines. Born: 20 January 1946.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 7 December 1970 (37th contest) to 29 December 1971 (forfeited WBC title). Lineal Flyweight Champion, 29 December 1971 to 9 February 1973. WBA Flyweight Champion, 1 April 1975 to 27 February 1976.

Record: 54 contests, won, 40, drew 3, lost 11 (15 June 1963 to 3 December 1978).

 

Lou Salica (Luigi Salica)

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 16 November 1912. Died: 30 January 2002, aged 89.

Title(s): Californian Bantamweight Champion, 11 June 1935 (29th contest) to 26 August 1935 (pre-unifying). Californian/NBA/NY Bantamweight Champion, 26 August 1935 to 15 November 1935. Californian Bantamweight Champion, 17 November 1939 to 14 December 1939. World Bantamweight Champion, 24 September 1940 to 3 August 1942 (forfeited Hawaiian title). NBA/NY/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 3 August 1942 to 7 August 1942 (lost NBA/Lineal titles, but still recognised by NY). NY Bantamweight Champion, 7 August 1942 to 15 December 1942 (forfeited).

Record: 91 contests, won 62, drew 12, lost 17 (3 December 1932 to 27 March 1944).   

 

Clemente Sanchez

From: Monterrey, Mexico. Born: 9 July 1947. Died: 25 December 1978, aged 31.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 19 May 1972 (49th contest) to 16 December 1972 (forfeited).

Record: 59 contests, won 45, drew 3, lost 11 (23 March 1963 to 1 August 1975).

 

Salvador Sanchez

From: Tianguistenco, Mexico. Born: 26 January 1959. Died: 12 August 1982, aged 23.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 2 February 1980 (36th contest) to 12 August 1982 (died).

Record: 46 contests, won 44, drew 1, lost 1 (4 May 1975 to 21 July 1982).

 

Richie Sandoval

From: Pomona, California, USA. Born: 18 October 1960.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 7 April 1984 (23rd contest) to 10 March 1986.

Record: 30 contests, won 29, lost 1 (5 November 1980 to 10 March 1986).

 

Baltasar Sangchilli (Baltasar Belenguer Hervas)

From: Valencia, Spain. Born: 10 October 1911. Died: 2 September 1992, aged 80.

Title(s): IBU/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 1 June 1935 (78th contest) to 29 June 1936 (lost Lineal title, but still recognised by the IBU). IBU Bantamweight Champion, 29 June 1936 to 4 March 1938.

Record: 110 contests, won 78, drew 12, lost 20 (8 April 1928 to 8 June 1940).

 

Leo Santa Cruz

From: Rosemead, California, USA. Born: Huetamo, Mexico, 10 August 1988.

Title(s): IBF Bantamweight Champion, 2 June 2012 (21st contest) to 12 February 2013 (relinquished). WBC Junior Featherweight Champion, 24 August 2013 to 1 November 2015 (relinquished). WBA Featherweight Champion, 29 August 2015 to 30 July 2016. WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 28 January 2017 to date. (forfeited Lineal* title on 16 February 2021). WBA Featherweight Champion, 16 February 2021 to date.

Record: 40 contests, won 37, drew 1, lost 2 (13 October 2006 to 31 October 2020).

Luis Santana

From: La Romana, Dominican Republic. Born: 19 November 1958.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 12 November 1994 (56th contest) to 19 August 1995.

Record: 61 contests, won 42, drew 2, lost 17 (3 December 1981 to 24 June 1999).

 

Petey Sarron

From: Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Born: 21 November 1906. Died: 3 July 1994, aged 87.

Title(s): NBA/Lineal Featherweight Champion, 11 May 1936 (129th contest) to 29 October 1937.

Record: 157 contests, won 106, drew 12, lost 23, nd 16 (20 October 1924 to 17 July 1939).

 

Chatchai Sasakul (Chatchai Sasakun)

From: Bangkok, Thailand. Born: 5 February 1970.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 12 November 1997 (32nd contest) to 4 December 1998.

Record: 68 contests, won 63, td 1, lost 4 (6 August 1991 to 25 November 2008).

 

Johnny Saxton

From: Newark, New Jersey, USA. Born: 4 July 1930. Died: 4 October 2008, aged 78.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 20 October 1954 (49th contest) to 1 April 1955 and 14 March 1956 to 12 September 1956.

Record: 66 contests, won 55, drew 2, lost 9 (9 May 1949 to 15 December 1958).

 

Max Schmeling

From: Brandenburg, Germany. Born: Klein Luckow, Germany, 28 September 1905. Died: 2 February 2005, aged 99.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 12 June 1930 (50th contest) to 21 June 1932.

Record: 70 contests, won 56, drew 4, lost 10 (2 August 1924 to 31 October 1948).

 

Giovani Segura

From: Bell, California, USA. Born: Altamirano, Mexico, 1 April 1982.

Title(s): WBA Junior Flyweight Champion, 5 June 2009 (22nd contest) to 28 August 2010 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBO/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 28 August 2010 to 26 November 2010 (relinquished WBA title). WBO/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 26 November 2010 to 5 April 2011 (relinquished).

Record: 38 contests, won 33, drew 1, lost 4 (28 March 2003 to 18 June 2016).

 

Sam Serrano

From: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Born: Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, 17 November 1952.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 16 October 1976 (37th contest) to 2 August 1980 and 9 April 1981 to 19 January 1983.

Record: 57 contests, won 50, drew 1, lost 6 (1 November 1969 to 6 November 1997).

 

Marty Servo (Mario Severino)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Schenectady, New York, USA, 3 November 1919. Died: 9 February 1969, aged 49.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 1 February 1946 (50th contest) to 3 September 1946 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 3 September 1946 to 25 September 1946 (relinquished).

Record: 53 contests, won 47, drew 2, lost 4 (29 August 1938 to 5 August 1947).

 

Jack Sharkey (Joseph Paul Zukauskas)

From: Boston, Massachussets, USA. Born: Binghampton, New York, USA, 6 October 1902. Died: 17 August 1994, aged 91.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 21 June 1932 (47th contest) to 29 June 1933.

Record: 55 contests, won 37, drew 3, lost 13, nd 2 (29 January 1924 to 18 August 1936).

 

Battling Shaw (Jose Perez Flores)

From: Laredo, Texas, USA. Born: 21 October 1910. Died: 27 August 1994, aged 83.

Title(s): Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 20 February 1933 (92nd contest) to 21 May 1933.

Record: 115 contests, won 66, drew 9, lost 28, nd 10, nc 2 (28 June 1927 to 1 October 1938).

 

Kuniaki Shibata

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Hitachi, Japan, 29 March 1947.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 11 December 1970 (36th contest) to 19 May 1972. WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 12 March 1973 to 17 October 1973. WBC Junior Lightweight Champion, 28 February 1974 to 5 July 1975.

Record: 56 contests, won 47, drew 3, lost 6 (6 March 1965 to 29 November 1977).

 

Yoshio Shirai

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: 23 November 1923. Died: 26 December 2003, aged 80.

Title)s): World Flyweight Champion, 19 May 1952 (44th contest) to 26 November 1954.

Record: 58 contests, won 46, drew 4, lost 8 (26 November 1943 to 30 May 1955).

 

Battling Siki (Amadou M’Barick Fall)

From: Paris, France. Born: St Louis, Senegal, 16 September 1897. Died: 15 December 1925, aged 28.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 24 September 1922 (62nd contest) to 10 November 1922 (forfeited French title). GB/IBU/NY/NBA/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 10 November 1922 to 17 March 1923.

Record: 91 contests, won 60, drew 4, lost 24, nd 3 (13 October 1912 to 13 November 1925).

 

Al Singer (Abraham Singer)

From: Bronx, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 6 September 1906. Died: 20 April 1961, aged 54.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 17 July 1930 (60th contest) to 14 November 1930.

Record: 73 contests, won 62, drew 2, lost 9 (2 July 1927 to 11 November 1935).

 

Medgoen Singsurat (Boonsai Sangsurat)

From: Roi-Et, Thailand. Born: 12 June 1978.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 17 September 1999 (19th contest) to 19 May 2000.

Record: 80 contests, won 74, lost 6 (30 January 1997 to 24 June 2011).

 

Callum Smith

From: Liverpool, England. Born: 23 April 1990.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 28 September 2018 (25th contest) to 19 December 2020.

Record: 28 contests, won 27, lost 1 (17 November 2012 to 19 December 2020).

 

Wallace Bud Smith (Wallace Smith)

From: Cincinnatti, Ohio, USA. Born: 22 April 1924. Died: 11 July 1973, aged 49.

Title(s): World Lightweight Champion, 29 June 1955 (49th contest) to 24 August 1956.

Record: 61 contests, won 31, drew 6, lost 24 (29 November 1948 to 1 April 1958).

 

Julian Solis

From: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Born: 7 January 1957.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 29 August 1980 (21st contest) to 14 November 1980.

Record: 55 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 13 (11 November 1975 to 15 December 1992).

 

Billy Soose

From: Farrell, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 2 August 1915. Died: 5 September 1998, aged 83.

Title(s): NY/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 9 May 1941 (36th contest) to 31 October 1941 (relinquished).

Record: 41 contests, won 34, drew 1, lost 6 (15 March 1938 to 13 January 1942).

 

Saman Sorjaturong (Saman Sriprated)

From: Pathum Thani, Thailand. Born: Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand, 2 August 1969.

Title(s): IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 15 July 1995 (30th contest) to 12 November 1995 (relinquished IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 12 November 1995 to 17 October 1999.

Record: 55 contests, won 46, drew 1, lost 8 (24 December 1989 to 20 June 2005).

 

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (Wisaksil Wangek)

From: Si Sa Ket, Thailand. Born: 8 December 1986.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 3 May 2013 (23rd contest) to 31 May 2014 and 18 March 2017 to 26 April 2019.

Record: 56 contests, won 50, drew 1, lost 5 (17 March 2009 to 13 March 2021).

 

Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh (Netr Ladnork)

From: Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. Born: 22 April 1959. Died: 3 December 1982, aged 23.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 6 May 1978 (22nd contest) to 30 September 1978.

Record: 38 contests, won 29, drew 2, lost 7 (18 March 1975 to 24 August 1982).

 

Cory Spinks (Cory Calvin)

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: 20 February 1978.

Title(s): IBF Welterweight Champion, 22 March 2003 (33rd contest) to 13 December 2003 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 13 December 2003 to 5 February 2005. IBF Junior Middleweight Champion, 8 July 2006 to 27 March 2008 and 24 April 2009 to 7 August 2010.

Record: 47 contests, won 39, lost 8 (21 November 1997 to 1 February 2013).

 

Leon Spinks

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: 11 July 1953. Died: 5 February 2021, aged 67.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 15 February 1978 (8th contest) to 18 March 1978 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 18 March 1978 to 15 September 1978.

Record: 46 contests, won 26, drew 3, lost 17 (15 January 1977 to 4 December 1995).

 

Michael Spinks

From: St Louis, Missouri, USA. Born: 22 July 1956.

Title(s): WBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 July 1981 (17th contest) to 18 March 1983 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 March 1983 to 5 November 1983 (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 5 November 1983 to 25 February 1984 (pre-unifying). World Light Heavyweight Champion, 25 February 1984 to 21 September 1985 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 21 September 1985 to 10 October 1985 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion, 10 October 1985 to 3 November 1985 (forfeited). IBF/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 21 September 1985 to 26 February 1987 (forfeited IBF title). Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 26 February 1987 to 1 August 1987 (forfeited).

Record: 32 contests, won 31, lost 1 (16 April 1977 to 27 June 1988)    

 

Marlon Starling

From: Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Born: 29 August 1959.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 22 August 1987 (46th contest) to 29 July 1988. WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 4 February 1989 to 19 August 1990 (forfeited).

Record: 53 contests, won 45, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (27 July 1979 to 19 August 1990).

 

Adonis Stevenson

From: Blainville, Quebec, Canada. Born: Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 22 September 1977.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 8 June 2013 (22nd contest) to 24 November 2015 (forfeited Lineal title). WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 24 November 2015 to 1 December 2018.

Record: 32 contests, won 29, drew 1, lost 2 (30 September 2006 to 1 December 2018).

 

John H. Stracey

From: Bethnal Green, London, England. Born: 22 September 1950.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 6 December 1975 (47th contest) to 22 June 1976.

Record: 51 contests, won 45, drew 1, lost 5 (17 September 1969 to 23 May 1978).

 

Steve Kid Sullivan (Steven Tricamo)

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 21 May 1897. Died: 6 September 1979, aged 82.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 June 1924 (107th contest) to 1 April 1925.

Record: 116 contests, won 32, drew 4, lost 22, nd 58 (1 December 1911 to 3 June 1926).

 

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Ryoichi Taguchi

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: 1 December 1986.

Title(s): WBA Junior Flyweight Champion, 31 December 2014 (24th contest) to 31 December 2017 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 31 December 2017 to 20 May 2018.

Record: 33 contests, won 27, drew 2, lost 4 (19 July 2006 to 16 March 2019).

 

Katsunari Takayama

From: Osaka, Japan. Born: 12 May 1983.

Title(s): IBF Mini Flyweight Champion, 30 March 2013 (32nd contest) to 9 August 2014. IBF/WBO/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 31 December 2014 to 2 March 2015 (relinquished WBO title). IBF/Lineal* Mini Flyweight Champion, 2 March 2015 to 31 December 2015. WBO Mini Flyweight Champion, 20 August 2016 to 14 April 2017 (retired).

Record: 39 contests, won 30, td 1, lost 8 (18 October 2000 to 20 August 2016).

 

Shinji Takehara

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Hiroshima, Japan, 25 January 1972.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 19 December 1995 (24th contest) to 24 June 1996.

Record: 25 contests, won 24, lost 1 (15 May 1989 to 24 June 1996).

 

Antonio Tarver

From: Tampa, Florida, USA. Born: Orlando, Florida, USA, 21 November 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 15 May 2004 (24th contest) to 8 November 2004 (forfeited WBC title). Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 8 November 2004 to 18 December 2004. Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 18 June 2005 to 10 June 2006. IBF Light Heavyweight Champion, 12 April 2008 to 11 October 2008.

Record: 39 contests, won 31, drew 1, lost 6, nc 1 (18 February 1997 to 14 August 2015).

 

Joichiro Tatsuyoshi

From: Osaka, Japan. Born: Kurashiki, Japan, 15 May 1970.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 19 September 1991 (8th contest) to 17 September 1992. WBC Bantamweight Champion, 22 November 1997 to 29 December 1998.

Record: 28 contests, won 20, drew 1, lost 7 (29 September 1989 to 8 March 2009).

 

Arnold Taylor

From: Johannesburg, South Africa. Born: 15 July 1943. Died: 22 November 1981, aged 38.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 3 November 1973 (40th contest) to 3 July 1974.

Record: 50 contests, won 40, drew 1, lost 8, nd 1 (20 May 1967 to 24 November 1976).

 

Jermain Taylor

From: Maumelle, Arkansas, USA. Born: Little Rock, Arkansas, 11 August 1978.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 16 July 2005 (24th contest) to 11 October 2005 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/WBC/WBO/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 11 October 2005  to 14 November 2006 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/WBO/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 14 November 2006 to 29 September 2007. IBF Middleweight Champion, 8 October 2014 to 6 February 2015 (forfeited).

Record: 38 contests, won 33, drew 1, lost 4 (27 January 2001 to 8 October 2014).

 

Josh Taylor

From: Prestonpans, Scotland. Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, 2 January 1991.

Title(s): IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 May 2019 (15th contest) to 26 October 2019 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 26 October 2019 to date.

Record: 17 contests, won 17 (18 July 2015 to 26 September 2020).

 

Marcel Thil

From: Cannes, France. Born: St Dizier, France, 25 May 1904. Died: 14 August 1968, aged 64.

Title(s): IBU/NBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 11 June 1932 (106th contest) to 18 September 1933 (forfeited NBA title). IBU/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 18 September 1933 to 23 September 1937.

Record: 138 contests, won 107, drew 10, lost 21 (7 May 1922 to 23 September 1937).

 

Duane Thomas

From: Detroit, Michigan, USA. Born: 21 February 1961. Died: 13 June 2000, aged 39.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 5 December 1986 (30th contest) to 12 July 1987.

Record: 34 contests, won 31, lost 3 (20 April 1979 to 8 April 2000).

 

Young Jack Thompson (Cecil Lewis Thompson)

From: Los Angeles, California, USA. Born: 17 August 1904. Died: 11 April 1946, aged 41.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 9 May 1930 (102nd contest) to 5 September 1930 and 14 April 1931 to 23 October 1931.

Record: 122 contests, won 79, drew 12, lost 31 (29 November 1922 to 25 May 1932).

 

Keith Thurman

From: Clearwater, Florida, USA. Born: 23 November 1988.

Title(s): WBA Welterweight Champion, 31 January 2016 (26th contest) to 4 March 2017 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Welterweight Champion, 4 March 2017 to 20 July 2019.

Record: 31 contests, won 29, td 1, lost 1 (9 November 2007 to 20 July 2019).

 

Dick Tiger (Richard Ihetu)

From: Amaigbo, Nigeria. Born: 14 August 1929. Died: 15 December 1971, aged 42.

Title(s): NBA Middleweight Champion, 23 October 1962 (62nd contest) to 10 August 1963 (pre-unifying). World Middleweight Champion, 10 August 1963 to 7 December 1963 and 21 October 1965 to 25 April 1966. World Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 December 1966 to 24 May 1968.

Record: 82 contests, won 60, drew 3, lost 19 (1 January 1952 to 15 July 1970).

 

Christophe Tiozzo

From: Lyon, France. Born: Saint-Denis, France, 1 June 1963.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 30 March 1990 (26th contest) to 5 April 1991.

Record: 35 contests, won 33, lost 2 (29 October 1985 to 4 May 1996).

 

Fabrice Tiozzo

From: Lyon, France. Born: St Denis, France, 8 May 1969.

Title(s): WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, 16 June 1995 (33rd contest) to 1 February 1997 (forfeited). WBA/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 8 November 1997 to 9 December 2000. WBA Light Heavyweight Champion, 20 March 2004 to 19 October 2006 (retired).

Record: 50 contests, won 48, lost 2 (10 November 1988 to 15 July 2006).

 

Masamori Tokuyama (Chang-Soo Hong)

From: Osaka, Japan. Born: Tokyo, Japan, 17 September 1974.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 27 August 2000 (25th contest) to 28 June 2004 and 18 July 2005 to 10 December 2006 (retired).

Record: 36 contests, won 32, drew 1, lost 3 (19 September 1994 to 27 February 2006).

 

Tadashi Tomori

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Okinawa, Japan, 25 May 1978.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 13 April 1982 (24th contest) to 20 July 1982.

Record: 26 contests, won 19, lost 7 (25 May 1978 to 30 November 1982).

 

James Toney

From: Sherman Oaks, California, USA. Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 24 August 1968.

Title(s): IBF/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 10 May 1991 (27th contest) to 13 February 1993 (relinquished). IBF Super Middleweight Champion, 13 February 1993 to 18 November 1994. IBF Cruiserweight Champion, 26 April 2003 to 14 December 2004 (relinquished).

Record: 92 contests, won 77, drew 3, lost 10, nc 2 (26 October 1988 to 13 May 2017).

 

Efren Torres

From: Guadalajara, Mexico. Born: La Palma, Mexico, 29 November 1943. Died: 25 February 2010, aged 66.

Title(s): EBU/GB/NY/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 23 February 1969 (65th contest) to 1 March 1969 (pre-unifying). EBU/GB/NY/WBC/Lineal Flyweight Champion, 1 March 1969 to 20 March 1970.

Record: 74 contests, won 64, drew 1, lost 9 (28 February 1959 to 21 April 1972).

 

Jose Torres

From: Ponce, Puerto Rico. Born: 3 May 1936. Died: 19 January 2009, aged 72.

Title(s): World Light Heavyweight Champion, 30 March 1965 (37th contest) to 16 December 1966.

Record: 45 contests, won 41, drew 1, lost 3 (24 May 1958 to 14 July 1969).

 

Vic Toweel

From: Benoni, South Africa. Born: 12 January 1928. Died: 15 August 2008, aged 80.

Title(s): World Bantamweight Champion, 31 May 1950 (14th contest) to 15 November 1952.

Record: 32 contests, won 28, drew 1, lost 3 (29 January 1949 to 6 November 1954).

 

Felix Trinidad

From: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Born: Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico, 10 January 1973.

Title(s): IBF Welterweight Champion, 19 June 1993 (20th contest) to 18 September 1999 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 18 September 1999 to 3 March 2000 (relinquished). WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 3 March 2000 to 2 December 2000 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 2 December 2000 to 12 May 2001 (relinquished). WBA/Lineal* Middleweight Champion, 12 May 2001 to 29 September 2001.

Record: 45 contests, won 42, lost 3 (10 March 1990 to 19 January 2008).

 

Kostya Tszyu (Konstantin Tszyu)

From: Sydney, Australia. Born: Serov, Russia, 19 September 1969.

Title(s): IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 28 January 1995 (14th contest) to 31 May 1997. WBC Junior Welterweight Champion, 21 August 1999 to 3 February 2001 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 3 February 2001 to 3 November 2001 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 3 November 2001 to 10 October 2003 (forfeited WBC title). IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 10 October 2003 to 15 June 2004 (forfeited WBA title). IBF/Lineal* Junior Welterweight Champion, 15 June 2004 to 4 June 2005.

Record: 34 contests, won 31, td 1, lost 2 (1 March 1992 to 4 June 2005).

 

Malcolm Tunacao

From: Kobe, Japan. Born: Mandaue City, Philippines, 8 December 1977.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 19 May 2000 (11th contest) to 2 March 2001.

Record: 41 contests, won 35, drew 2, td 1, lost 3 (1 August 1998 to 16 September 2014).

 

Gene Tunney (James Joseph Tunney)

From: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Born: Greenwich Village, NYC, New York, USA, 25 May 1897. Died: 7 November 1978, aged 81.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 23 September 1926 (83rd contest) to 31 July 1928 (retired).

Record: 85 contests, won 65, drew 1, lost 1, nd 17, nc 1 (3 July 1915 to 26 July 1928).

 

Randy Turpin

From: Leamington Spa, England. Born: 7 June 1928. Died: 17 May 1966, aged 37.

Title(s): World Middleweight Champion, 10 July 1951 (44th contest) to 12 September 1951. GB Middleweight Champion, 9 June 1953 to 21 October 1953.

Record: 75 contests, won 66, drew 1, lost 8 (17 September 1946 to 22 August 1964).

 

Mike Tyson

From: Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Born: 30 June 1966.

Title(s): WBC Heavyweight Champion, 22 November 1986 (28th contest) to 7 March 1987 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC Heavyweight Champion, 7 March 1987 to 1 August 1987 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC Heavyweight Champion, 1 August 1987 to 27 June 1988 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 27 June 1988 to 6 May 1989 (forfeited WBO title). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Champion, 6 May 1989 to 11 February 1990. WBC Heavyweight Champion, 16 March 1996 to 7 September 1996 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC Heavyweight Champion, 7 September 1996 to 24 September 1996 (forfeited WBC title). WBA Heavyweight Champion, 24 September 1996 to 9 November 1996.

Record: 58 contests, won 50, lost 6, nc 2 (6 March 1985 to 11 June 2005).

 

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Yasutsune Uehara

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Naha, Japan, 12 October 1949.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 2 August 1980 (30th contest) to 9 April 1981.

Record: 32 contests, won 27, lost 5 (14 November 1972 to 9 April 1981).

 

Amado Ursua

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 13 September 1956.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 6 February 1982 (37th contest) to 13 April 1982.

Record: 55 contests, won 34, lost 21 (8 May 1974 to 13 December 1987).

 

Oleksandr Usyk

From: Kiev, Ukraine. Born: Simferopol, Ukraine, 17 January 1987.

Title(s): WBO Cruiserweight Champion, 17 September 2016 (10th contest) to 27 January 2018 (pre-unifying). WBC/WBO Cruiserweight Champion, 27 January 2018 to 21 July 2018 (pre-unifying). World Cruiserweight Champion, 21 July 2018 to 27 March 2019 (relinquished WBA title). WBC/WBO/IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 27 March 2019 to 6 June 2019 (relinquished WBC/WBO titles). IBF/Lineal* Cruiserweight Champion, 6 June 2019 to 15 June 2019 (relinquished titles).

Record: 18 contests, won 18 (9 November 2013 to 31 October 2020).

 

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Jorge Vaca

From: Guadalajara, Mexico. Born: 14 December 1959.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 28 October 1987 (49th contest) to 29 March 1988.

Record: 93 contests, won 65, drew 1, td 1, lost 26 (10 February 1978 to 30 November 2002).

Oscar Valdez

From: Sonora, Mexico. Born: 22 December 1990.

Title(s): WBO Featherweight Champion, 23 July 2016 (20th contest) to 2 August 2019 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 20 February 2021 to date.

Record: 29 contests, won 29 (3 November 2012 to 20 February 2021).

Rodrigo Valdez

From: Rocha, Colombia. Born: Cartagena, Colombia, 22 December 1946. Died: 15 March 2017, aged 70.

Title(s): WBC Middleweight Champion, 25 May 1974 (57th contest) to 26 June 1976. World Middleweight Champion, 5 November 1977 to 22 April 1978.

Record: 73 contests, won 63, drew 2, lost 8 (25 October 1963 to 28 November 1989).

 

Israel Vazquez

From: Huntington Park, California, USA. Born: Mexico City, Mexico, 25 December 1977.

Title(s): IBF Junior Featherweight Champion, 25 March 2004 (39th contest) to 3 December 2005 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 3 December 2005 to 19 April 2006 (forfeited IBF title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 19 April 2006 to 3 March 2007 and 4 August 2007 to 3 January 2009 (forfeited WBC title). Lineal* Junior Featherweight Champion, 3 January 2009 to 1 June 2009.

Record: 49 contests, won 44, lost 5 (29 March 1995 to 22 May 2010).

 

Wilfredo Vazquez

From: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Born: Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 2 August 1960.

Title(s): WBA Bantamweight Champion, 4 October 1987 (31st contest) to 9 May 1988. WBA Junior Featherweight Champion, 27 March 1992 to 13 May 1995. WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 18 May 1996 to 21 March 1998 (forfeited WBA title). Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 21 March 1998 to 18 April 1998.

Record: 68 contests, won 56, drew 2, lost 9, nc 1 (29 January 1981 to 11 October 2002).

 

Simpiwe Vetyeka

From: Duncan Village, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Born: Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 24 December 1980.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 6 December 2013 (28th contest) to 31 May 2014.

Record: 34 contests, won 30, lost 4 (11 January 2002 to 6 April 2018).

 

Pancho Villa (Francisco Villaruel Guilledo)

From: Manila, Philippines. Born: Iloilo City, Philippines, 1 August 1901. Died: 14 July 1925, aged 23.

Title(s): World Flyweight Champion, 18 June 1923 (78th contest) to 14 July 1925 (died).

Record: 104 contests, won 77, drew 4, lost 4, nd 19 (1 January 1919 to 4 July 1925).

 

Ben Villaflor

From: Honolulu, Hawaii. Born: Zamboanga City, Philippines, 10 November 1952.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Lightweight Champion, 25 April 1972 (51st contest) to 12 March 1973 and 17 October 1973 to 16 October 1976.

Record: 68 contests, won 56, drew 6, lost 6 (1 October 1966 to 16 October 1976).

 

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Koichi Wajima

From: Tokyo, Japan. Born: Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, 21 April 1943.

Title(s): WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 31 October 1971 (25th contest) to 4 June 1974 (pre-unifying). World Junior Middleweight Champion, 21 January 1975 to 25 February 1975 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 25 February 1975 to 7 June 1975 and 17 February 1976 to 18 May 1976.

Record: 38 contests, won 31, drew 1, lost 6 (15 June 1968 to 7 June 1977).

 

Jersey Joe Walcott (Arnold Raymond Cream)

From: Camden, New Jersey, USA. Born: Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA, 31 January 1914. Died: 25 February 1994, aged 80.

Title(s): NBA/NY/Lineal* Heavyweight Champion, 18 July 1951 (68th contest) to 26 October 1951 (pre-unifying). World Heavyweight Champion, 26 October 1951 to 23 September 1952.

Record: 72 contests, won 51, drew 1, lost 20 (9 September 1930 to 15 May 1953).

 

Mickey Walker (Edward Patrick Walker)

From: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. Born: 13 July 1901. Died: 28 April 1981, aged 79.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 1 November 1922 (62nd contest) to 6 June 1923 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 6 June 1923 to 27 October 1923 (pre-unifying). World Welterweight Champion, 27 October 1923 to 20 May 1926. World Middleweight Champion, 3 December 1926 to 17 September 1929 (forfeited NBA title). Californian/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 17 September 1929 to 19 June 1931 (relinquished).

Record: 164 contests, won 93, drew 5, lost 19, nd 45, nc 2 (10 February 1919 to 2 December 1935).

 

Nicholas Walters

From: Montego Bay, Jamaica. Born: 4 January 1986.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 18 October 2014 (25th contest) to 12 June 2015 (forfeited).

Record: 28 contests, won 26, drew 1, lost 1 (2 August 2008 to 26 November 2016).

 

Andre Ward

From: Oakland, California, USA. Born: San Francisco, California, USA, 23 February 1984.

Title(s): WBA Super Middleweight Champion, 21 November 2009 (21st contest) to 17 December 2011 (pre-unifying). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 17 December 2011 to 11 April 2013 (forfeited WBC title). WBA/Lineal* Super Middleweight Champion, 11 April 2013 to 19 February 2015 (relinquished). IBF/WBA/WBO/Lineal* Light Heavyweight Champion, 19 November 2016 to 21 September 2017 (retired).

Record: 32 contests, won 32 (18 December 2004 to 17 June 2017).

 

Rau’shee Warren

From: Cincinnatti, Ohio, USA. Born: 13 February 1987.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 18 June 2016 (16th contest) to 10 February 2017.

Record: 22 contests, won 18, td 1, lost 3 (9 November 2012 to 20 February 2021).

 

Jiro Watanabe

From: Osaka, Japan. Born: 16 March 1955.

Title(s): WBA Junior Bantamweight Champion, 8 April 1982 (16th contest) to 29 July 1982 (pre-unifying). WBA/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 29 July 1982 to 5 July 1984 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Bantamweight Champion, 5 July 1984 to 30 March 1986.

Record: 28 contests, won 26, lost 2 (27 March 1979 to 30 March 1986).

 

Freddie Welsh (Frederick Hall Thomas)

From: NYC, New York, USA. Born: Pontypridd, Wales, 5 March 1886. Died : 29 July 1927, aged 41.

Title (s): World Lightweight Title Claimant, 23 August 1909 to 27 February 1911 and 11 November 1912 to 7 July 1914 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 7 July 1914 (110th contest) to 28 May 1917.

Record: 168 contests, won 74, drew 7, lost 5, nd 82 (21 December 1905 to 15 April 1922).

 

Pernell Whitaker

From: Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Born: 2 January 1964. Died: 14 July 2019, aged 55.

Title(s): IBF Lightweight Champion, 18 February 1989 (18th contest) to 20 August 1989 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 20 August 1989 to 11 August 1990 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 11 August 1990 to 7 February 1992 (relinquished IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 7 February 1992 to 14 April 1992 (relinquished WBC title). WBA/Lineal* Lightweight Champion, 14 April 1992 to 22 May 1992 (relinquished). IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, 18 July 1992 to 6 March 1993 (relinquished). WBC/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 6 March 1993 to 12 April 1997. WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, 4 March 1995 to 8 March 1995 (relinquished). 

Record: 46 contests, won 40, drew 1, lost 4, nc 1 (15 November 1984 to 27 April 2001).

 

Jimmy Wilde

From: Tylorstown, Wales. Born: Quaker’s Yard, Wales, 15 May 1892. Died: 10 March 1969, aged 76.

Titles: GB/IBU Champion, 16 November 1914 to 25 January 1915 and 14 February 1916 to 24 April 1916 (pre-unifying). World Flyweight Champion, 24 April 1916 (120th contest) to 18 June 1923.

Record: 150 contests, won 134, drew 1, lost 3, nd 12 (1 January 1911 to 18 June 1923).

 

Jess Willard

From: Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA. Born: St Clere, Kansas, USA, 29 December 1881. Died: 15 December 1968, aged 86.

Title(s): World Heavyweight Champion, 5 April 1915 (30th contest) to 4 July 1919.

Record: 34 contests, won 22, drew 1, lost 5, nd 6 (15 February 1911 to 12 July 1923).

 

Ike Williams

From: Trenton, New Jersey, USA. Born: Brunswick, Georgia, USA, 2 August 1923. Died: 5 September 1994, aged 71.

Title(s): NBA Lightweight Champion, 18 April 1945 (74th contest) to 4 August 1947 (pre-unifying). World Lightweight Champion, 4 August 1947 to 25 May 1951.

Record: 157 contests, won 128, drew 5, lost 24 (15 March 1940 to 12 August 1955).

 

Julian Williams

From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 5 April 1990.

Title(s): IBF/WBA/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 11 May 2019 (30th contest) to 18 January 2020.

Record: 31 contests, won 27, drew 1, td 1, lost 2 (7 May 2010 to 18 January 2020).

 

Johnny Wilson (Giovanno Francesco Panica)

From: Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Born: NYC, New York, USA, 23 March 1893. Died: 8 December 1985, aged 92.

Title (s): World Middleweight Title Claimant, 6 May 1920 to 17 March 1921 (pre-unifying). World Middleweight Champion, 17 March 1921 (78th contest) to 23 August 1921 (forfeited Ohio title). NBA/NY/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 23 August 1921 to 4 January 1922 (forfeited NY title). NBA/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 4 January 1922 to 16 January 1922 (forfeited NBA title). Pennsylvania/Lineal Middleweight Champion, 16 January 1922 to 31 August 1923.

Record: 100 contests, won 48, drew 2, lost 21, nd 28, nc 1 (5 October 1912 to 4 October 1926).

 

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Phongskorn Wonjongkam)

From: Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Born: 11 August 1977.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 2 March 2001 (41st contest) to 18 July 2007 and 27 March 2010 to 2 March 2012.

Record: 98 contests, won 91, drew 1, td 1, lost 5 (21 December 1994 to 8 April 2018).

 

Chalky Wright (Albert Wright)

From: San Bernardino, California, USA. Born: Willcox, Arizona, USA, 1 February 1912. Died: 12 August 1957, aged 45.

Title(s): Maryland/NY/Lineal* Featherweight Champion, 11 September 1941 (170th contest) to 20 November 1942.

Record: 232 contests, won 165, drew 19, lost 45, nc 3 (23 February 1928 to 9 March 1948).

 

Ronald Wright

From: St Petersburg, Florida, USA. Born: Washington DC, USA, 26 November 1971.

Title(s): WBO Junior Middleweight Champion, 17 May 1996 (36th contest) to 22 August 1998. IBF Junior Middleweight Champion, 12 October 2001 to 13 March 2004 (pre-unifying). IBF/WBA/WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 13 March 2004 to 19 April 2004. (forfeited IBF title). WBA/WBC/Lineal Junior Middleweight Champion, 19 April 2004 to 10 April 2005 (forfeited WBA title). WBC/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 10 April 2005 to 25 April 2005 (relinquished).

Record: 58 contests, won 51, drew 1, lost 6 (16 October 1990 to 2 June 2012).

 

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Akira Yaegashi

From: Yokohama, Japan. Born: Kitakami, Japan, 25 February 1983.

Title(s): WBA Mini Flyweight Champion, 24 October 2011 (17th contest) to 20 June 2012. WBC/Lineal* Flyweight Champion, 8 April 2013 to 5 September 2014. IBF Junior Flyweight Champion, 29 December 2015 to 21 May 2017.

Record: 34 contests, won 28, lost 7 (26 March 2005 to 23 December 2019).

 

Yasuei Yakushiji

From: Nagoya, Japan. Born: Oita, Japan, 22 July 1968.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 23 December 1993 (23rd contest) to 30 July 1995.

Record: 28 contests, won 24, drew 1, lost 3 (10 August 1987 to 30 July 1995).

 

Jae-Doo Yuh

From: Seoul, South Korea. Born: 25 April 1948.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Junior Middleweight Champion, 7 June 1975 (40th contest) to 17 February 1976.

Record: 55 contests, won 50, drew 2, lost 3 (3 October 1968 to 17 December 1978).

 

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Tony Zale (Anthony Zaleski)

From: Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born: Gary Indiana, USA, 29 May 1913. Died: 20 March 1997, aged 83.

Title(s): NBA Middleweight Champion, 19 July 1940 (59th contest) to 28 November 1941 (pre-unifying). World Middleweight Champion, 28 November 1941 to 16 July 1947 and 10 June 1948 to 21 September 1948.

Record: 87 contests, won 67, drew 2, lost 18 (11 June 1934 to 21 September 1948).

 

Alfonso Zamora

From: Mexico City, Mexico. Born: 9 February 1954.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal Bantamweight Champion, 14 March 1975 (21st contest) to 19 November 1977.

Record: 38 contests, won 33, lost 5 (16 April 1973 to 19 September 1980).

 

Hilario Zapata

From: Panama City, Panama. Born: 19 August 1958.

Title(s): WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 24 March 1980 (12th contest) to 17 September 1980 (pre-unifying). WBC/Lineal* Junior Flyweight Champion, 17 September 1980 to 6 February 1982 and 20 July 1982 to 26 March 1983. WBA Flyweight Champion, 5 October 1985 to 13 February 1987.

Record: 54 contests, won 43, drew 1, lost 10 (28 October 1977 to 27 February 1993).

 

Zhanat Zhakiyanov

From: Petropavl, Kazakhstan. Born: Blagoveshchenka, Kazakhstan, 4 November 1983.

Title(s): WBA/Lineal* Bantamweight Champion, 10 February 2017 (28th contest) to 21 October 2017.

Record: 29 contests, won 27, lost 2 (3 August 2007 to 21 October 2017).

 

Fritzie Zivic (Ferdinand Zivicic)

From: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Born: 8 May 1913. Died: 17 May 1984, aged 71.

Title(s): World Welterweight Champion, 4 October 1940 (130th contest) to 14 October 1940 (forfeited Maryland title). NBA/NY/Lineal Welterweight Champion, 14 October 1940 to 29 July 1941.

Record: 233 contests, won 158, drew 10, lost 65 (5 October 1931 to 17 January 1949).