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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. {#nodes}
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  • 1

    BirthplaceVanadzor, Armenia

    Weight DivisionFlyweight, Super flyweight

    Vakhtang "Vic" Darchinyan (Armenian: Վախթանգ Դարչինյան; born 7 January 1976) is an Armenian professional boxer. He is a former world champion in two weight classes, having held the IBF flyweight...  more
  • 2

    BirthplaceMarrickville, Sydney, Australia

    Weight DivisionSuper bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

    Jeff Fenech (born 28 May 1964) is a retired Australian professional boxer. He won world titles in three weight divisions, and is best known for his trilogy with Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson. Fenech...  more

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    Peter Jackson

    Dec. at 41 (1860-1901)

    BirthplaceChristiansted, United States Virgin Islands

    Peter Jackson (3 July 1861 – 13 July 1901) was a heavyweight boxer from Christiansted, Danish West Indies who had a significant international career. Jackson was inducted into the International...  more
  • 4

    Gus Mercurio

    Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Augustino Eugenio Mercurio (10 August 1928 – 7 December 2010) better known as Gus Mercurio, was an American-born Australian character actor who appeared in radio, television and film....  more
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    Kostya Tszyu

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceSerov, Russia

    Weight DivisionLight middleweight, Light welterweight

    Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu (; Russian: Константин Борисович "Костя" Цзю; born 19 September 1969) is a Soviet-born Australian former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2005. He...  more

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  • 6

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Weight DivisionLight heavyweight

    Daniel, Dan or Danny Green may refer to: ...  more
  • 7

    BirthplaceToowoomba, Australia

    Weight DivisionLightweight

    Michael Alan Katsidis ( kat-SEE-deez; Greek: Μιχάλης Κατσίδης; born 15 August 1980) is an Australian professional boxer. He held the WBO interim lightweight title twice between 2007 and 2010, and has...  more
  • 8

    Eddie Scarf

    Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)

    BirthplaceQuirindi, Australia

    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....  more
  • 9

    Reginald Baker

    Dec. at 69 (1884-1953)

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Reginald Leslie "Snowy" Baker (8 February 1884 – 2 December 1953) was an Australian athlete, sports promoter, and actor. Born in Surry Hills, an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Baker...  more
  • 10

    Harold Hardwick

    Dec. at 71 (1888-1959)

    BirthplaceBalmain, Sydney, Australia

    Harold Hampton Hardwick (14 December 1888 – 22 February 1959) was a versatile Australian sports star of the early 20th century - an Olympic gold medal swimmer, national heavyweight boxing champion,...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceLaunceston, Australia

    Weight DivisionMiddleweight

    Daniel Geale (born 26 February 1981) is an Australian professional boxer. He is a former unified middleweight world champion, having held the WBA (Super) and IBF titles between 2011 and 2013....  more
  • 12

    Lionel Rose

    Dec. at 63 (1948-2011)

    BirthplaceWarragul, Australia

    Weight DivisionBantamweight

    Lionel Edmund Rose MBE (21 June 1948 – 8 May 2011) was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title. He later became the first Indigenous Australian to be...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceNewtown, Sydney, Australia

    Weight DivisionSuper middleweight, Middleweight

    Anthony "The Man" Mundine (born 21 May 1975) is an Australian professional boxer and Former rugby league footballer. In boxing he has competed from 2000 to Current, and held the WBA...  more
  • 14

    Billy Dib

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Weight DivisionFeatherweight

    Bilal "Billy" Dib (born 17 August 1985) is an Australian professional boxer. He held the IBF featherweight title from 2011 to 2013, and the IBO super-featherweight title in 2008....  more
  • 15

    Oliver Taylor

    Age: 82

    Weight DivisionBantamweight

    Oliver Taylor (born 19 February 1938) is a retired Australian amateur bantamweight boxer. He won a silver medal at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and a bronze at the 1960 Olympics....  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Weight DivisionWelterweight

    Simon Brown (born 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
  • 17

    Peter Graham

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Weight DivisionSuper heavyweight

    Peter Graham (born 5 August 1975) is an Australian kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist who has notable wins over Aleksander Emelianenko, Konstantin Gluhov, Mariusz Pudzianowski, all in MMA, and...  more
  • 18

    Grahame Cheney

    Age: 51
    Grahame Francis "Spike" Cheney (born 27 April 1969) was an Australian boxer, who won a light welterweight (63.5 kg) silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Cheney also won a bronze medal in the...  more
  • 19

    Sakio Bika

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    Sakio Bika (born 18 April 1979) is a Cameroonian-Australian professional boxer. He held the WBC super-middleweight title from 2013 to 2014, and previously the IBO super-middleweight title from 2008...  more
  • 20

    Daniel Dawson

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceKalgoorlie, Australia

    Weight DivisionLight middleweight

    Daniel "The Rock" Dawson (born (1977-10-15)15 October 1977) is an Australian super welterweight kickboxer and boxer, fighting out of Perth, Western Australia. He is also a contributing author at...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceTransvaal Province, South Africa

    Weight DivisionLight welterweight

    Lovemore N'dou (born 16 August 1971) is a South African-Australian former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2012. He held the IBF junior-welterweight title in 2007, and the IBO...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Weight DivisionFeatherweight

    Johnny Famechon (born Jean-Pierre Famechon 28 March 1945 in Paris, France) is a former Australian featherweight boxer. Johnny was the 2003 Inductee for the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame...  more

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  • 23

    BirthplaceBlackpool, United Kingdom

    Weight DivisionSuper featherweight

    Lester Ellis (born 15 March 1965) is a British-born Australian former professional boxer. He is a five-time world champion, having also held the Australian and Commonwealth (twice) titles.At the age...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceWatford, United Kingdom

    Weight DivisionSuper featherweight

    Barry Michael (born 2 June 1955) is an Australian former boxer. He was in his prime during the 1980s and is best remembered for his 1985 fight against Lester Ellis, which received nationwide...  more
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    Ian Schaffa

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Ian James Schaffa (born as Ian James Schaffer on 23 January 1978) is an Australian professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer and boxer. He has fought for XFC, K-1, S-Cup, World Victory Road, and...  more