Famous Boxers in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 338 of 338

  • 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
  • 1978-10-31 Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer

Person of interestManny Pacquiao

1978-12-17 Manny [Emmanuel Dapidran] Pacquiao, Filipino boxer (first ever eight-division world champion), born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • 1979-03-01 Mikkel Kessler, Danish boxer (WBA super-middleweight title x 3; WBC title x 2; IBA title 2002), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1979-06-19 John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • 1979-07-27 Jorge Arce, Mexican boxer (second Mexican to win world titles in 4 weight divisions), born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • 1979-08-23 Edgar Sosa, Mexican boxer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1979-10-23 Jorge Solís, Mexican boxer (WBA Super Featherweight title 2010), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 1980-02-28 Lucian Bute, Romanian-born Quebec boxer, born in Pechea, Romania
  • 1980-04-17 Curtis Woodhouse, English footballer and boxer, born in Beverley, England
  • 1980-09-06 Samuel Peter, Nigerian-American heavyweight boxer, born in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
  • 1980-10-30 Choi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer and mixed martial artist, born in Jeju, South Korea
  • 1981-02-19 Gil Reyes, American boxer
  • 1981-12-03 Edwin Valero, Venezuelan boxer (undefeated world champion WBA super featherweight 2006-08; WBC lightweight 2009-10), born in Bolero Alto, Mérida, Venezuela (d. 2010)
  • 1981-12-23 Yuriorkis Gamboa, Cuban boxer, born in Guantánamo, Cuba
  • 1982-01-12 Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbekistanian boxer
  • 1982-04-08 Gennady Golovkin, Kazakh boxer (undisputed world middleweight champion), born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan
  • 1982-05-14 BeardyMan, English beatboxer
  • 1982-09-07 Andre Dirrell, American boxer (IBF interim super middleweight 2017-18), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1983-03-14 Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
  • 1984-02-23 Andre Ward, American professional boxer, unified light heavyweight champion and world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1984-06-11 Andy Lee, Irish boxer, born in Bow, London, England
  • 1984-12-08 Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1986-12-08 Amir Khan, English boxer, born in Bolton, United Kingdom
  • 1987-11-21 Brian Douwes, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
  • 1988-02-04 Jeff Horn, Australian professional boxer (WBO welterweight title 2017), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1988-07-14 Conor McGregor, Irish professional boxer (UFC Lightweight and Featherweight Champion), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1988-08-12 Tyson Fury, British heavyweight professional boxer, born in Manchester

Person of interestCanelo Álvarez

1990-07-18 Canelo Álvarez, Mexican boxer (multiple weight division world champion), born in Guadalajara, Mexico

  • 1991-01-02 Josh Taylor, Scottish boxer (undisputed world light-welterweight title 2021), born in Prestonpans, Scotland
  • 1995-07-24 Travell Mazion, American boxer (WBC-NABF super welterweight title 2020), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2020)

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport