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

List contains boxers like Søren Petersen and Martin Kristjansen.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Danish boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Denmark?"

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

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Battling Nelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Battling Nelson Died at 72 (1882-1954) Oscar Mathæus Nielsen, also known as Battling Nelson, was a Danish boxer who held the world lightweight championship. He was nicknamed "the Durable Dane".

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Brian Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Brian Nielsen age 52 Brian Nielsen is a retired Danish professional boxer. He is the former IBO and International Boxing Council Heavyweight Champion.

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Søren Petersen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Søren Petersen Died at 51 (1894-1945) Søren Peter Petersen was a Danish heavyweight professional boxer who competed in the 1920s and 1930s. He was born in Kolding and died in Belgium. Petersen won a silver medal in boxing at ...more

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Anders Petersen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Anders Petersen Died at 67 (1899-1966) Anders Otto Petersen was a Danish flyweight professional boxer who competed in the 1920s. Known as "Vidunderbarnet", he won a silver medal in Boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics, losing ...more

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Gotfred Johansen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Gotfred Johansen Died at 83 (1895-1978) Gotfred Svend Kristian Johansen was a Danish lightweight professional boxer who competed in the 1920s. He was born in Copenhagen and died in Egebæksvang, Helsingør Municipality. He ...more

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Johnny Bredahl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Johnny Bredahl age 49 Johnny Bredahl, aka Johny Wahid Johansen, is a retired professional boxer in the bantamweight division. Bredahl is the former WBA world bantamweight champion. Bredahl fought at the bantamweight ...more

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Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Mikkel Kessler age 38 Mikkel Kessler is a retired Danish professional boxer. In his professional career, he has a record of 46–3 with 35 wins by knockout. Kessler is a four-time super middleweight world champion, ...more

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Jimmi Bredahl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Jimmi Bredahl age 50 Jimmi Bredahl, aka Jimmy Bredahl, is a professional boxer in the super featherweight division. Bredahl is the former WBO world super featherweight champion and the older brother of fellow boxer ...more

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Gert Bo Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Gert Bo Jacobsen age 56 Gert Bo Jacobsen is a former WBO welterweight title holder. He is from Oestrup, Denmark. His first 26 fights he was undefeated from 1983 to 1988. His first lost came in October 1988 to Greg ...more

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Martin Kristjansen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Martin Kristjansen age 40 Martin Kristjansen is a Danish lightweight boxer from Slagelse, Denmark. He is a former WBO inter-continental lightweight champion. Kristjansen was ranked first in the WBO Lightweight rankings ...more

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Mads Larsen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Denmark
Mads Larsen age 44 Mads Larsen, known as Golden Boy, is a professional boxer in the super middleweight division. During his career Larsen has held the European, IBO and WBF world super middleweight champion. He ...more