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Famous Boxers from Australia

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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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Vic Darchinyan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 43
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 ...more
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Jeff Fenech is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 55
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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Peter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 41 (1860-1901)
Peter "Black Prince" Jackson was a heavyweight boxer from Australia who had a significant international career.
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Gus Mercurio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)
Augustino Eugenio "Gus" Mercurio was an American-born Australian character actor who appeared on both film and television.
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Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 50
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 ...more
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Danny Green is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 46
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 ...more
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Michael Katsidis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 39
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 ...more
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Eddie Scarf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)
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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Reginald Baker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 69 (1884-1953)
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 ...more
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Harold Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 71 (1888-1959)
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 ...more
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Daniel Geale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 38
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 ...more
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Lionel Rose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Dec. at 63 (1948-2011)
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 ...more
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Anthony Mundine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 44
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 ...more
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Billy Dib is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 34
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 ...more
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Oliver Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Oliver Taylor age 81
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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Simon Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 59
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, ...more
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Peter Graham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Peter Graham age 44
Peter "The Chief" Graham is an Australian kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist.
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Grahame Cheney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Grahame Cheney age 50
Grahame Francis Cheney was an Australian boxer, who won a light welterweight silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
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Sakio Bika is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Sakio Bika age 40
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 ...more
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Daniel Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Daniel Dawson age 42
Daniel "The Rock" Dawson is an Australian super welterweight kickboxer and boxer, fighting out of Perth, Western Australia.
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Lovemore N'dou is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 48
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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Johnny Famechon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 74
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 ...more
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Lester Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 54
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 ...more
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Barry Michael is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
age 64
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 ...more
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Ian Schaffa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boxers from Australia
Ian Schaffa age 41
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 ...more