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Famous Boxers from Colombia

Updated June 14, 2019 15.4k views15 items

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

Boxers here include everything from Oscar Negrete to Bernardo Mercado.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Colombian boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Colombia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Colombia in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Colombian boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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  • Antonio Cervantes1

    BirthplaceSan Basilio de Palenque, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionLight welterweight

    Antonio Cervantes aka Kid Pambelé (born December 23, 1945 in San Basilio de Palenque, Bolívar)... more on Wikipedia
  • 2

    Oscar Negrete

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceTierralta, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Oscar Manuel Negrete Padilla is a Colombian born American boxer. He current NABF Bantamweight... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    BirthplaceMontería, Colombia

    NationalityColombia, Mexico

    Antonio Pitalúa (born February 21, 1970 in Montería, Colombia) is a Colombian-Mexican boxer.... more on Wikipedia
  • Edison Miranda4

    Edison Miranda

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceBuenaventura, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionSuper middleweight

    Edison Miranda (born January 7, 1981) is a Colombian former professional boxer who competed... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    BirthplaceMagangué, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionLight welterweight

    Ricardo Antonio Torres Tafur (born February 16, 1980), is a former boxer from Magangué,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Carlos Tamara

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceSincelejo, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Carlos José Tamara Paternina (born March 15, 1983 in Sincelejo) is a Colombian professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Deivi Julio

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceMaría La Baja, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Deivi ("Deivis") Julio Blanco (born April 12, 1980) is a Colombian amateur boxer best known to... more on Wikipedia
  • Rodrigo Valdéz8

    BirthplaceCartagena, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionMiddleweight

    Rodrigo Valdéz (December 22, 1946 – March 14, 2017) was a Colombian boxer who was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Juan Urango

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceMontería, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionLight welterweight

    Juan Fernando Urango Rivas (born October 4, 1980), best known as Juan Urango, is a Colombian... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Rodolfo Blanco

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceColombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionFlyweight

    Rodolfo Blanco (born June 14, 1966) is a former boxer from Colombia who held the International... more on Wikipedia
  • Breidis Prescott11

    Breidis Prescott

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceBarranquilla, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Breidis Enrique Prescott Consuegra (born May 3, 1983) is a Colombian professional boxer. In... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    BirthplaceCartagena, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Weight DivisionSuper middleweight

    Alejandro Berrio Hernández (born August 7, 1976) is a Colombian professional boxer.
  • 13

    Bernardo Mercado

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceMontería, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Bernardo Mercado (born January 16, 1952) was a heavyweight boxer briefly ranked as the top... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Mauricio Pastrana

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceMontería, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Mauricio Antonio Pastrana Tapi, more commonly known as Mauricio Pastrana, (born 20 January... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Daulis Prescott

    Daulis Prescott Consuegra (born 2 September 1986) is a Colombian professional boxer who has... more on Wikipedia