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Famous Boxers from Australia

List of the most popular, renowned or famous boxers from Australia. List includes the most notable boxers from Australia, along with photos when available. This list of Australian boxers is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous boxers are from Australia?" You can click on the names of the famous boxers of Australia in order to get more information about each one. List features boxers like Neilson Taione, Daniel Dawson and more! You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends. (40 items)


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    Anthony Little Anthony Little is an Australian amateur lightweight boxer who will compete in his second Olympics in Beijing. Little is a left-handed boxer from Geraldton, Western Australia who started boxing at the

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    Super middleweight, Middleweight Anthony Mundine is an Australian professional boxer and former rugby league player. He is the current WBC Silver Super Welterweight Champion. Before his move to boxing he was the highest paid player

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    Super featherweight Barry Michael is a former Australian boxer. He was in his prime during the 1980s and is best remembered for his 1985 fight against Lester Ellis, which received nationwide television coverage in

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    Featherweight Billy "The Kid" Dib is an Australian professional boxer. He is the former IBF Featherweight Champion & former IBO super featherweight champion. He is currently campaigning in the Jr.

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    Daniel Dawson Light middleweight Daniel "The Rock" Dawson is an Australian super welterweight kickboxer and boxer, fighting out of Perth, Western Australia.

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    Middleweight Daniel Geale is an Australian boxer rated #4 in the world by The Ring at middleweight. He is a former unified and 3 time Middleweight Champion having won the IBF, WBA and IBO Middleweight World

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    Light heavyweight Daniel "Danny" Green is an Australian professional boxer who is a former WBC Super Middleweight Champion, WBA Light Heavyweight Champion and 2 time IBO Cruiserweight Champion. He has had

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    Mick Gatto Domenic "Mick" Gatto is an Italian-Australian man widely suspected to be involved in the Melbourne underworld. Gatto is a 'professional mediator' within the building industry in Melbourne.

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    Douglas Nicholls Sir Douglas Ralph "Doug" Nicholls, KCVO, OBE was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor and church planter,

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    Eddie Scarf was an Australian wrestler. He was born in Quirindi in New South Wales. He was Olympic bronze medalist in Freestyle wrestling in 1932, and also competed at the 1936 Olympics.

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    Super featherweight Gairy St. Clair is a professional boxer in the junior lightweight division. He is the former IBF world junior-lightweight champion. He is now based in Australia and is currently trained by Johnny

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    Grahame Cheney Grahame Francis Cheney was an Australian boxer, who won a light welterweight silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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    Augustino Eugenio "Gus" Mercurio was an American-born Australian character actor who appeared on both film and television.

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    Harold Hampton Hardwick was a versatile Australian sports star of the early 20th century - an Olympic gold-medal swimmer, national heavyweight boxing champion and a state representative rugby union

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    Ian Schaffa Ian James Schaffa is an Australian professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer and boxer. He has fought for XFC, K-1, S-Cup, World Victory Road, and Shooto promotions. Schaffa is most notable for his

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    Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight Jeff Fenech is a retired Australian boxer, a three-weight world champion and a boxing trainer. During his career Fenech was trained by renowned Sydney-based trainer Johnny Lewis.

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    Jerry Jerome Jerry Jerome was the 1912 Australian middleweight boxing champion. Born just outside Dalby, Queensland he was the first Indigenous Australian to win a major boxing title. He died in Cherbourg,

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    Montague James Furlong, commonly known as Jim Hall, was an Australian middleweight boxer. He won the Australian middleweight title in 1887 before moving to the United States in an attempt to capture

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    John Noctor

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    John Reid McGowan John Reid "Gentleman Jack" McGowan was an Australian boxing champion. During his long career in the ring he fought over 110 battles, and was the first fighter to win three Australian titles

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    Featherweight Johnny Famechon is a former Australian featherweight boxer. Famechon moved to Australia in 1950 at the age of five. Over his twenty-year career he developed a reputation for being a skilled boxer

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    Light middleweight, Light welterweight Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu is a retired Russian-Australian professional boxer of mixed Russian, Korean and Mongol descent. His Russian-Korean name may appear cumbersome in English,

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    Lawrence Tauasa Lawrence Tauasa is a Samoan Australian professional boxer who competes in the cruiserweight division. He comes from Sydney, is a former Australian cruiserweight champion and was a contestant on the

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    Leonardo Zappavigna Leonardo "Lenny" Zappavigna is a professional boxer of Italian descent. He is the current IBO Lightweight and IBF Pan Pacific Light Welterweight champion.

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    Super featherweight Lester Ellis is an Australian boxer and former two-time Australian, two-time Commonwealth and five-time World Champion. At the age of 19, Ellis fought and beat current Super Featherweight

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    Bantamweight Lionel Edmund Rose MBE was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title. Born and raised at Jacksons Track in Victoria, Australia as well as the town of

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    Light welterweight Lovemore Ndou is an Australian-based South African boxer. He was the IBF world light welterweight champion, until he lost the title to Paul Malignaggi.

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    Lightweight Michael Alan Katsidis is an Australian professional boxer of Greek descent. He is a former two-time WBO interim lightweight titleholder whose crowd-pleasing, all-action fighting style has often drawn

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    Neilson Taione Neilson "Tornado" Taione is an Australian champion kickboxer and boxer. He started his professional boxing career in New York in 1998. Taione has since retired from boxing.

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    Oliver Taylor Bantamweight Oliver Taylor was an Australian bantamweight professional boxer who tied for bronze against Brunon Bendig in Boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics.

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    Paul Briggs Light heavyweight Paul Briggs is an Australian boxer. He was a highly ranked contender in the light heavyweight division.

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    Paul Fleming Paul Fleming is an Australian professional boxer from Tully, Queensland who fought at the 2008 Olympics at featherweight. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.

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    Peter Graham Super heavyweight Peter "The Chief" Graham is an Australian kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist.

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    Peter "Black Prince" Jackson was a heavyweight boxer from Australia who had a significant international career.

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    Reginald Leslie "Snowy" Baker was an Australian athlete, sports promoter, and actor. Born in Surry Hills, an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Baker excelled at a number of

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    Sakio Bika Sakio "The Scorpion" Bika, is an African Australian professional boxer in the super middleweight division. He is the former WBC & former IBO super middleweight champion. He is also the

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    Welterweight Simon Brown, born in 1956 in Sydney, New South Wales, is an Australian Science Fiction writer. He originally trained as a journalist and worked for a range of Australian Government Departments,

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    Tony Mundine Anthony "Tony" William Mundine OAM is an Australian former boxer, and one of the country's most accomplished indigenous fighters. The only Australian boxer to compete professionally in four

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    Flyweight, Super flyweight Vakhtang "Vic" Darchinyan is an Armenian professional boxer. He is a three-division world champion, having won eight titles in three different weight classes. He is a former IBF Flyweight

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    Zdravko Mićević Zdravko Mićević is a Melbourne-based Serbian professional boxer, but is best known for his involvement in the death of former Australian cricketer David Hookes.

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