Famous Boxers in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

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  • 1960-12-22 Tyrell Biggs, US super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-02-28 Barry McGuigan, Irish boxer, born in Clones, Ireland
  • 1961-03-04 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, American boxer (WBA lightweight champion), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1961-04-24 Roger Mayweather, American boxer, (WBA & lineal super featherweight titles 1983-84, WBC light welterweight 1987-89; IBO light welterweight; IBO welterweight 1994-95), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2020)
  • 1961-06-15 Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer

Person of interestFrank Bruno

1961-11-16 Frank Bruno, English boxer (European champion), born in Hammersmith, England

  • 1962-02-10 Bobby Czyz, American boxer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-05-24 Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican boxer (WBC super featherweight 1983-84, WBC lightweight 1985-87, WBO jr. welterweight twice 1989-1992), born in Bayamón, PR
  • 1962-07-12 Julio César Chávez, Mexican boxer (3-weight division world champion), born in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
  • 1962-08-01 Jacob Matlala, South African boxer (WBO, WBU, IBA flyweight champion; shortest world champion ever at 1.47m [4-foot-10]), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2013)

Person of interestEvander Holyfield

1962-10-19 Evander Holyfield, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

  • 1962-11-19 Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Philippine boxer
  • 1963-01-24 Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer, born in Sittard, Netherlands
  • 1963-05-11 Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-12-09 Dave Hilton, Jr., Canadian boxer, born in Port Credit, Ontario
  • 1964-01-02 Pernell Whitaker, American boxer (Olympic gold 1984, 4-division world champion), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2019)
  • 1964-01-06 Henry Maske, German boxer, born in Treuenbrietzen, Germany
  • 1964-01-18 Virgil Hill, American middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Clinton, Missouri
  • 1964-05-28 Jeff Fenech, Australian boxer
  • 1965-01-15 Bernard Hopkins, American boxer, born in Pennsylvania
  • 1965-07-11 Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer

Person of interestLennox Lewis

1965-09-02 Lennox Lewis, British/Canadian boxer (Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1988, undisputed world heavyweight champion 1999), born in London, England

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • 1965-10-04 Orlin Norrris, American boxer (WBA cruiserweight champion 1993-95), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1965-10-04 Micky Ward, American boxer (WBU light welterweight champion 2000; famous Arturo Gatti fight trilogy), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1965-12-14 Lawrence Clay-Bey, American super heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1965-12-16 Romallis Ellis, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1966-01-07 Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, (WBO heavyweight champion, 2003), born in Brits, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • 1966-02-03 Jimmy Thunder, New Zealand boxer (IBO heavyweight title 1994-95), born in Apia, Samoa (d. 2020)
  • 1966-05-03 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1966-06-23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel

Person of interestMike Tyson

1966-06-30 Mike Tyson, American boxer (youngest ever heavyweight champion 1986-90, 20 years, 4 months, 22 days), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1966-08-03 Eric Esch, American boxer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1966-08-08 Chris Eubank, English boxer
  • 1967-01-04 Johnny Nelson, English boxer, born in Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 1967-01-06 Larry Donald, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-05-11 Kenneth Gould, Welterweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestRiddick Bowe

1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-08-12 Regilio Tuur, Dutch boxer
  • 1967-09-22 Félix Savón, Cuban boxer (3 Olympic heavyweight gold 1992, 96, 80), born in San Vicente, Cuba
  • 1968-01-05 Andrew Golota, Polish boxer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1968-01-08 Keith Mullings, American boxer, born in Manchester Parish, Jamaica
  • 1968-04-17 Richie Woodhall, British professional boxer, born in Telford, Shropshire, England
  • 1968-06-03 Alfred Kotey, Ghanaian boxer (WBO Bantamweight C'ship 1994-95), born in Accra, Ghana (d. 2020)
  • 1968-11-21 Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1969-01-02 Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer (IBF, IBO and Ring magazine light heavyweight titles 2004-05), born in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica

Person of interestTommy Morrison

1969-01-02 Tommy Morrison, American boxer (WBO heavyweight title 1993) and actor (Rocky V), born in Gravette, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • 1969-01-16 Roy Jones Jr., American boxer (4 x weight divisions world champion), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1969-02-16 Claude Lambert, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1969-03-17 Domenic "Filane" Figliomeni, Terrace Bay Ontario, boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-04-27 Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer, born in Lithgow, Australia
  • 1970-07-07 Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • 1970-08-06 Mike Strange, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • 1970-08-15 Chris Byrd, American boxer (WBO heavyweight title 2000; IBF heavyweight tile 2002; Olympic silver middleweight 1992), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1970-09-11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1970-10-25 Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1970-10-27 Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer, born in Chingola, Zambia
  • 1970-11-20 Delia Gonzalez, American-Mexican boxer, born in Anthony, New Mexico
  • 1971-01-17 Ann Wolfe, American boxer, born in Oberlin, Louisiana
  • 1971-02-15 Ray Sefo, New Zealand kick boxer, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1971-02-27 Ivan Robinson, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-04-01 James Page, American boxer (WBA Welterweight champion 1998-2000), born in Pittsburg, California
  • 1971-05-29 Éric Lucas, Canadian boxer (WBC Super Middleweight title 2001-02), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-06-12 David Defiagbon, Nigerian-Canadian boxer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria (d. 2018)
  • 1971-07-19 Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (3-time world heavyweight champion; only heavyweight to reign as world champion in 3 different decades), born in Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan
  • 1971-08-10 Mario César Kindelán Mesa, Cuban boxer
  • 1971-08-28 Raul Marquez, Mexican-American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • 1971-11-26 Winky Wright, American professional boxer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-12-04 Shannon Briggs, American boxer (lineal 1997-98 & WBO heavyweight champion 2006-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-03-01 Yo-Sam Choi, South Korean boxer (Lineal & WBC light flyweight titles 1999-2002), born Jeongeup, Jeollabukdo, South Korea (d. 2008)
  • 1972-03-23 Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
  • 1972-08-18 Nate Jones, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972-11-21 David Tua, Samoan boxer
  • 1973-02-04 Oscar De La Hoya, American boxer (Olympic gold 1992, 6-weight world champion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1973-06-05 Lamon Brewster, American boxer
  • 1973-07-26 Jean-François Bergeron, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
  • 1973-09-17 David Reid, light middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-12-28 Garth John Da Silva, heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1974-04-28 Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
  • 1974-07-01 Michele Krasnoo, American actress (Kickboxer IV), born in Culver City, California
  • 1974-11-21 Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1975-01-07 Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican boxer (WBO mini flyweight title 2003-07; WBO, Ring magazine, lineal light flyweight title 2007-10), born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
  • 1975-02-25 Hercules Kyvelos, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-07-17 Troy Amos Ross, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1975-10-01 Eric Morel, Puerto Rican boxer, (WBA flyweight champion 2000-03), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1975-12-17 Nick Farrell, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1976-01-23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1976-03-25 Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (2-time world heavyweight champion; Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1996), born in Semey, Kazakhstan
  • 1976-05-14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-06-07 David Diaz, American light welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976-07-30 Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), born in Baja California, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • 1976-09-01 Erik Morales, Mexican boxer
  • 1976-11-07 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-11-22 Regina Halmich, German female boxer
  • 1976-12-01 Tomasz Adamek, Polish boxer (WBC light heavyweight title 2005-07; IBF, Ring magazine and lineal cruiserweight title 2008-09), born in Żywiec, Poland

Person of interestFloyd Mayweather, Jr.

1977-02-24 Floyd Mayweather Jr., American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • 1977-08-25 Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • 1977-12-07 Fernando Vargas, American welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Oxnard, California
  • 1977-12-30 Laila Ali, American boxer
  • 1978-08-11 Jermain Taylor, American boxer
  • 1978-10-06 Ricky Hatton, English boxer, born in Stockport, England

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