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Famous Male Professional Boxers

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This list of famous male professional boxers, features bios and photos, when available. This male professional boxers list contains the most prominent and top men in the professional boxing world. These male professional boxers of note are listed by their level of prominence, and can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousands of men working as pro boxers in the world, but this list highlights only the notable ones.

Among the famous boxer names below are, of course, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson - two of the most famous boxers of all time. The thing Ali and Tyson had in common through their colorful, iconic careers? Both were heavyweight champions of the world.

While this isn't a list of all male professional boxers, it does feature over 1,100 best pro fighters, with pictures of boxers as well. Who are the most famous male professional boxers in the world? Who are the best male professional boxers? The most notable male professional boxers in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading male professional boxers.

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    Philip Andre Rourke, Jr., known as Mickey Rourke, is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films. During the 1980s, Rourke starred in the comedy-drama Diner, the drama Rumble Fish, the crime-black comedy film The ...more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: USA, New York, Schenectady
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Professional Boxer
    • Credits: Iron Man 2, Sin City, The Expendables, Man on Fire, The Wrestler, + more
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    Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson is an American retired professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Athlete, Professional Boxer
    • Credits: The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, Scary Movie 5, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Tyson, + more
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    Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Professional Boxers
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    Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and polarizing figure during his early career, Ali is today widely regarded for the skills he displayed in the ring plus the values he exemplified outside ...more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Boxer, Philanthropist, Social activist
    • Credits: The Greatest, Freedom Road, Muhammad Ali Tribute - Celebrity Fight Night & Fighting Irishmen, I Am Ali
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    Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Professional Boxers
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    Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of Cool" for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assuredness. He and Jerry Lewis were partners in the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1917-1995)
    • Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Songwriter, Comedian, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Rio Bravo, Get Shorty, Airport, The Cannonball Run, The Sons of Katie Elder, + more
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    Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Professional Boxers
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    Oscar De La Hoya is a retired Mexican American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from James A. Garfield High School. De La Hoya was born in East Los Angeles, California, and comes from a boxing family. His ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: East Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Author, Professional Boxer
    • Credits: 24/7, The Next Great Champ, Oscar De La Hoya’s Big Fight Night
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    Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Mayweather is a two-time Ring magazine Fighter of the Year; he also won ...more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Athlete, Professional Boxer
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Ridiculousness, 24/7, The Next Great Champ, Life in the 310: Vol. 3
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    Evander Holyfield is a retired American professional boxer. He is a former Undisputed World Champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real Deal." He is the only four-time World Heavyweight Champion, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles in 1990, the WBA ...more

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    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: USA, Alabama, Atmore
    • Profession: Actor, Professional Boxer
    • Credits: Arthur, Necessary Roughness, Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Big Brother, Blood Salvage
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    George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Professional Boxers
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    George Edward Foreman (nicknamed "Big George"[2]) (born January 10, 1949) is a retired American professional boxer, former two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, ordained Baptist minister, author, and entrepreneur. After a troubled childhood, Foreman took up boxing and was a gold ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Author, Actor, Professional Boxer, Minister of religion
    • Credits: The Fighter, When We Were Kings, Play It to the Bone, Family Foreman, Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition, + more
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