Athletes 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. (53 items)

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Luis Resto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Luis Resto is a former welterweight professional boxer from Bronx, New York.

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Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Juan Félix "Tito" Trinidad García is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer, considered one of the best in Puerto Rico's history. After winning five National Amateur ...more

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Carlos Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Carlos Alberto Arroyo Bermúdez is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cangrejeros de Santurce of the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional. ...more

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José Juan Barea is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Minnesota Timberwolves
José Juan "J.J." Barea Mora is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He played ...more

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Alfred Lee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Alfred "Butch" Lee, Jr. is a retired Puerto Rican professional basketball player. He began his career in the NCAA, where he gathered several "Player of the Year" recognitions ...more

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Eric Koston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Eric Koston is an American professional skateboarder and company owner. He has been featured in the Tony Hawk video game series, and the Electronic Arts video games Skate 2 and Skate 3. Koston ...more

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Renaldo Balkman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Renaldo Balkman is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player who last played for the Texas Legends of the NBA D League. He played college basketball for the University of South ...more

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Daniel Santos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Daniel Santos is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur Santos represented Puerto Rico in international events, including the 1990 and 1992 Junior World Championships, Pan American ...more

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Wilfredo Gómez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Wilfredo Gómez, sometimes referred to as Bazooka Gómez, is a former boxer and three-time world champion. Gómez is frequently mentioned among the best Puerto Rican boxers of ...more

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Juan Manuel López is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Juan Manuel "Juanma" López is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Lopez represented Puerto Rico at numerous international tournaments including the 2002 Central ...more

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Marco Vélez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Marco Vélez Puerto Rico Islanders
Marco Vélez is a former Puerto Rican footballer.

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Alexis Rivera Curet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Islanders
Alexis "Pasa" Rivera Curet is a Puerto Rican footballer who currently plays for the National Premier Soccer League club Puerto Rico Bayamón.

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Kermit Cintrón is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Kermit Cintrón is a Puerto Rican boxer who is from Carolina, Puerto Rico. Cintrón is trained by Ronnie Shields and managed by Josh Dubin. He is promoted by Top Rank.

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Ricky Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Ricardo "Ricky" Sánchez is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player, currently playing for Atenienses de Manati. He has played with the Idaho Stampede in the NBA ...more

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Daniel Santiago is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Daniel Gregg Santiago is an American-born Puerto Rican professional basketball player, currently playing at the center position for the Cangrejeros de Santurce. He has played in the NBA, NCAA, ...more

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Samuel Serrano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Samuel Serrano, nicknamed Sammy and El Torbellino, is a Puerto Rican who won boxing's world junior lightweight championship twice.

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Victor Callejas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Victor Callejas is a Puerto Rican former boxer who was World Junior Featherweight champion. A native of Guaynabo, Callejas as a child wanted to be a singer, and his childhood friend, Orvil ...more

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Eric Morel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Eric Arturo Morel is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He is a former World Boxing Association flyweight champion.

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Hector Correa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Hector Correa
Hector Correa is a professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants.

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José Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
José Rafael Ortiz, better known as Piculín or Picu, is a retired Puerto Rican professional basketball player. He has played in the NCAA, NBA, various European teams and the ...more

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Bobby Joe Hatton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Roberto José Hatton Negron is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player. Hatton has most notably played for Marist College in the NCAA and the National Superior Basketball League of ...more

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Carlos de León is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Carlos de León, also known as "Sugar" de Leon, is a Puerto Rican former boxer who made history by becoming the first Cruiserweight to win the world title twice. Subsequently, he ...more

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Carlos Ortíz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Carlos Ortíz is a Puerto Rican professional boxing champion. Ortíz earned three world boxing championship titles, two in the lightweight division and once in the Jr. Welterweights. ...more

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Edgardo Guilbe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
Edgardo Guilbe
Edgardo Guilbe is a retired Puerto Rican sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. His personal best time was 20.53 seconds, achieved in July 1989 in San Juan. He won the gold medal at the ...more

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José Luis Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Puerto Rico
José Luis Arroyo Club Atletico River Plate Puerto Rico
José Luis Arroyo is a Puerto Rican footballer. He currently plays as a striker for River Plate Puerto Rico of the Puerto Rico Soccer League.