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Famous Boxers from Brazil

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of boxers in it, like Myke Carvalho and Paulo Carvalho.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Brazilian boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Brazil?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Brazil in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Brazilian boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Weight DivisionFeatherweight, Bantamweight

    Éder Jofre (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛdeɾ ˈʒofɾi]; born March 26, 1936) is a retired Brazilian professional boxer and former Bantamweight and Featherweight champion. He is ranked #85 on Ring  ...more

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    BirthplaceSalvador, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Weight DivisionLightweight, Super featherweight

    Acelino "Popó" Freitas (Portuguese pronunciation: [asɛˈlĩnu pɔˈpɔ ˈfɾejtɐs]; born September 21, 1975) is a Brazilian politician and professional boxer. In the sport, he is a former WBO and WBA  ...more
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    BirthplaceSalvador, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Éverton dos Santos Lopes (born August 8, 1988 in Salvador, Bahia) is a Brazilian professional boxer best known for his sensational 2011 World title win when he was still an amateur. Lopes is also a  ...more
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    BirthplaceBelém, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Myke Michel de Carvalho (born October 28, 1983 in Belém do Pará) is a Brazilian retired amateur boxer, best known for his participation in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics and for winning  ...more
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    BirthplaceSalvador, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Robson Donato Conceição (born 25 October 1988) is a Brazilian lightweight boxer who competes in the 60 kg division. He is the first Brazilian to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing.  ...more
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    BirthplaceBoa Vista do Tupim, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Robenílson Vieira de Jesus (born September 24, 1987) is an amateur boxer from Brazil who won a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games. He competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, but  ...more
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    BirthplaceGuandu District, China

    NationalityBrazil

    Paulo Santos Carvalho (born 26 February 1986) is a Brazilian amateur flyweight boxer who won a bronze medal at the 2006 South American Games. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics but was  ...more
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    BirthplaceBrazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Washington Luís da Silva (born February 25, 1976 in Diadema, São Paulo) is a Brazilian amateur boxer best known to participate in the 2004 Olympics and qualifying for 2008 at light-heavyweight. He  ...more
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    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    George Arias (born 21 April 1974 in São Paulo) is a retired Brazilian heavyweight boxer based in São Paulo. His professional record stands at 56 wins and 16 losses in 72 bouts.  ...more
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    BirthplaceAracaju, Integrated urban water management in Aracaju, Brazil, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Maguila, real name José Adílson Rodrigues dos Santos (born September 2, 1958), is a retired Brazilian heavyweight boxer. He scored 61 knockouts with 43 of those coming under 5 rounds. Rodrigues  ...more