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Famous Boxers from Argentina

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List of famous boxers from Argentina, listed alphabetically with photos of the boxers when available. Argentina has produced some very talented boxers over the years, including heavyweights, light heavyweights, cruiserweights, featherweights and flyweights. These are some of the best Argentinian boxers to ever live, so if you're a native of Argentina and are aspiring to box professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular boxer from Argentina then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features José María Gatica, Carlos Baldomir and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Argentinian boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Argentina?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Argentina in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Argentinian boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 53 (1942-1995)

Birthplace: San Javier, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Middleweight

Carlos Roque Monzón Ledesma (Santa Fe, Argentina; 7 August 1942 – Santa Fe, Argentina; 8 January 1995) nicknamed Escopeta (Shotgun in Spanish) was an Argentine professional boxer who held ...more

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Nicolino Locche is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 66 (1939-2005)

Birthplace: Tunuyán, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Light welterweight

Nicolino Locche (September 2, 1939 – September 7, 2005) was an Argentine boxer from Tunuyán, Mendoza who held the World Light welterweight title from 1968 to 1972. Locche is often cited ...more

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Sergio Martínez ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 44

Birthplace: Avellaneda, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

Sergio Gabriel Martínez (born February 21, 1975) is an Argentine former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2014. He held the WBC super welterweight title from 2009 to 2010, and ...more
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Luis Ángel Firpo ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 66 (1894-1960)

Birthplace: Junín, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Luis Ángel Firpo (October 11, 1894 – August 7, 1960) was an Argentine boxer. Born in Junín, Argentina, he was nicknamed The Wild Bull of the Pampas.
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Santos Laciar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Santos Laciar Age: 60

Birthplace: Córdoba Province, Argentina, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Flyweight, Super flyweight

Santos Benigno Laciar (born January 31, 1959), known familiarly as Santos Laciar and nicknamed Falucho, is an Argentine who was boxing's world flyweight and super flyweight champion.
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Horacio Accavallo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 85

Birthplace: Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Flyweight

Horacio Enrique Accavallo (born October 14, 1934) is an Argentine retired flyweight boxer and the former WBA and WBC world flyweight champion.He fought from 1956 until 1967. He retired with a ...more
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Pedro Quartucci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 78 (1905-1983)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Featherweight

Pedro Quartucci (July 30, 1905 in Buenos Aires – April 20, 1983 in Buenos Aires) was an Argentine boxer and actor.
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Omar Andrés Narv&... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 44

Birthplace: Trelew, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Flyweight

Omar Andrés Narváez (born October 7, 1975) is an Argentine professional boxer. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBO flyweight title from 2002 to 2010, and the WBO ...more
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Oscar Bonavena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 34 (1942-1976)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Heavyweight

Oscar Natalio "Ringo" Bonavena (September 25, 1942 – May 22, 1976) was an Argentine heavyweight professional boxer with a career record of 58 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw. A rugged, ...more
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Ceferino Labarda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 38

Birthplace: Luján de Cuyo, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Ceferino Dario Labarda (born April 6, 1981 in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza) is a bantamweight boxer from Argentina, who represented his native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, ...more
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Victor Hugo Castro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 44

Birthplace: Suardi, Italy

Nationality: Argentina

Victor Castro (born July 21, 1975 in Suardi, Santa Fe) is a boxer from Argentina, who won the gold medal in the Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg) at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, ...more
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Pedro Lovell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 74

Birthplace: Quilmes, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Pedro Lovell (born June 8, 1945) is a retired Argentine heavyweight boxer, a knockout artist with a promising career in the 1970s. He is also known for his role as Spider Rico in the films Rocky ...more
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Remigio Molina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Remigio Molina Age: 42

Birthplace: Concordia, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Remigio Daniel Molina (November 6, 1970 – September 18, 2016) was an Argentine professional boxer in the Lightweight division. He also represented Argentina at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.
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Hugo Corro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Dec. at 54 (1953-2007)

Birthplace: San Carlos, Mendoza, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Middleweight

Hugo Pastor Corro (November 5, 1953 – June 15, 2007), better known plainly as Hugo Corro, was a former Argentine boxer who was a world middleweight champion.Corro beat Rodrigo Valdez for the ...more
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Ezequiel Maderna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 34

Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (born October 1, 1986) is an Argentine boxer in the Light Heavyweight division. He is also a former Olympian for Argentina in the men's middleweight division.
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Juan Carlos Reveco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Juan Carlos Reveco Age: 36

Birthplace: Malargüe, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Flyweight, Light flyweight

Juan Carlos Reveco (born August 21, 1983 in Malargue, Mendoza, Argentina) is an Argentine professional boxer. He is a former WBA Regular Flyweight champion.
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Juan Martin Coggi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Juan Martin Coggi Age: 58

Birthplace: Santa Fe Province, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Light welterweight

Juan Martin Coggi (born 19 December 1961) is a former boxer from Argentina. A native of Santa Fe Province (he lived as a child until a few years Brandsen, Buenos Aires Province), which was also ...more
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Marcelo Domínguez... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 49

Birthplace: Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Cruiserweight

Marcelo Fabián Domínguez (born January 15, 1970 in Ituzaingó, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine professional boxer. Although he has fought for and held several major titles, he ...more
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Carlos Baldomir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 48

Birthplace: Santa Fe, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Welterweight

Carlos Manuel Baldomir (born April 30, 1971) is an Argentine former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2014. He held the WBC, The Ring, and lineal welterweight titles in 2006, and ...more
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Jorge Castro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 52

Birthplace: Caleta Olivia, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Light middleweight, Middleweight

Jorge Fernando "Locomotora" Castro (Spanish: locomotive) (born August 18, 1967) is an Argentine boxer and former middleweight champion of the world, who is best known for his second ...more
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José María... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
José María Gatica Dec. at 38 (1925-1963)

Birthplace: Villa Mercedes, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

José María Gatica (25 May 1925 – 12 November 1963) was an Argentine boxer, one of Argentina's most famous sports idols. Gatica fought 96 times, winning 86 (72 by KO). He was a ...more
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Antonio Corti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Age: 56

Nationality: Argentina

Hugo Antonio Corti (born June 3, 1963 in San Martin, Sante Fé) is a retired boxer from Argentina, who competed in the middleweight division (– 71 kg). He represented his native country at ...more
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Gregorio Peralta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Gregorio Peralta Dec. at 66 (1935-2001)

Birthplace: San Juan, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Gregorio Manuel Peralta (May 8, 1935 – October 3, 2001), better known as Gregorio "Goyo" Peralta, was a top Argentine boxer. Peralta enjoyed success as both a light heavyweight and a ...more
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Jorge Sclarandi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Jorge Sclarandi Age: 52

Birthplace: Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Jorge Andrés Sclarandi (born January 13, 1967) is a Super Middleweight Boxer from Lomas de Zamora, Argentina. On November 6, 1999 Jorge Sclarandi faced Juan Italo Meza for the South ...more
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Victor Emilio Ramí... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boxers from Argentina
Victor Emilio Ramírez Age: 35

Birthplace: Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Weight Division: Cruiserweight

Victor Emilio Ramírez (born March 30, 1984) is an Argentine former professional boxer. He held the WBO cruiserweight title in 2009 and the IBF cruiserweight from 2015 to 2016. ...more