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Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous athletes from Puerto Rico. List includes the most notable athletes from Puerto Rico, along with photos when available. This list of Puerto Rican athletes is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous athletes are from Puerto Rico?" You can click on the names of the famous athletes of Puerto Rico in order to get more information about each one. List is made up of many different athletes, including Rafael Campos and Amado Morales. You can use the athletes in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. {#nodes}
  • Luis Resto1
    Luis Resto (born June 11, 1955) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who fought out of...  more
  • Félix Trinidad2
    Félix Juan Trinidad García (born January 10, 1973), popularly known as "Tito" Trinidad, is a...  more

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    #31 of 72 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time#9 of 49 The Best Welterweight Boxers of All Time

  • Carlos Arroyo3
    Carlos Alberto Arroyo Bermúdez (born July 30, 1979) is a Puerto Rican former professional...  more
  • José Juan Barea4

    José Juan Barea

    Dallas Mavericks

    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    PositionPoint guard

    José Juan "J. J." Barea Mora (born June 26, 1984) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball...  more
  • Alfred Lee5
    Alfred "Butch" Lee, Jr. (born December 5, 1956) is a Puerto Rican retired professional...  more
  • Eric Koston6
    Eric Koston (born April 29, 1975) is an American professional skateboarder and company owner....  more
  • Renaldo Balkman7
    Renaldo Miguel Balkman (born July 14, 1984) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player...  more
  • Daniel Santos8
    Daniel Santos Peña (born October 10, 1975) is a former professional boxer who competed from...  more
  • Wilfredo Gómez9
    Wilfredo Gómez Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: [wilˈfɾeðo ˈɣomes]; born October 29, 1956),...  more

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    #101 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#171 of 190 The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

  • Juan Manuel López10
    Juan Manuel López Rivera (born June 30, 1983), often known as Juanma Lopez, is a Puerto Rican...  more
  • Marco Vélez11

    Marco Vélez

    Puerto Rico Islanders

    BirthplaceCarolina, Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico


    Marco Vélez (born June 26, 1980 in Carolina) is a Puerto Rican former footballer who played as...  more
  • Alexis Rivera Curet12

    Alexis Rivera Curet

    Puerto Rico Islanders

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    PositionDefender, Midfielder

    Alexis "Pasa" Rivera Curet (born October 29, 1982) is a Puerto Rican footballer who currently...  more
  • Kermit Cintrón13
    Kermit Cintrón (born October 22, 1979) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He held the IBF...  more
  • Ricky Sánchez14
    Ricardo "Ricky" Sánchez Rosa (born July 6, 1987) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball...  more
  • Daniel Santiago15
    Daniel Gregg Santiago (born June 24, 1976) is an American-born Puerto Rican former...  more
  • Samuel Serrano16
    Samuel Serrano (born November 17, 1952), nicknamed Sammy and El Torbellino (The Whirlwind), is...  more
  • Victor Callejas17
    Victor Callejas (born November 12, 1960) is a Puerto Rican former boxer who was world Junior...  more
  • Eric Morel18
    Eric Arturo Morel (born October 10, 1975 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican...  more
  • Hector Correa19

    Hector Correa

    Hector Correa is a professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants....
  • José Ortiz20
    José Ortiz or Jose Ortiz may refer to: José Ortiz (basketball) (born 1963) basketball player...  more
  • 21
    Roberto José Hatton Negron (b. 11 October 1976) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball...  more
  • Carlos de León22
    Carlos de León, also known as "Sugar" de Leon, (born May 3, 1959) is a Puerto Rican former...  more
  • Carlos Ortíz23
    Carlos Juan Ortiz (born 9 September 1936) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer. He won...  more

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    #154 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century#19 of 81 The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time

  • Edgardo Guilbe24

    Edgardo Guilbe

    Edgardo Guilbe Alomar (born 18 March 1966 in Ponce, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican former...  more
  • José Luis Arroyo25

    José Luis Arroyo

    Club Atletico River Plate Puerto Rico

    BirthplacePuerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico


    José Luis Arroyo (born 25 June 1987 in Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican footballer. He currently...  more