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Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic

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

This list has everything from Carlos Cruz to José Kelvin de la Nieve.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Dominican boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Dominican Republic?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Dominican Republic in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Dominican boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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Joan Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 43

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Weight Division: Bantamweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

Medel Gold Central American Boxing Tournament Santi spiritu Cuba 1994 Joan Guzmán (born May 1, 1976) is a Dominican former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2014. He held world ...more
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Argenis Casimiro N&uacut... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 38

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Argenis Casimiro Núñez (born December 30, 1981) is a Dominican amateur boxer best known for winning two medals at the Pan Am Games.
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Carlos Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Dec. at 33 (1937-1970)

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Weight Division: Lightweight

For the basketball player with a similar name, see Teófilo Cruz Carlos Teo Rosario Cruz (November 4, 1937 – February 15, 1970) was a boxer from the Dominican Republic. Cruz was world ...more
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Manuel Félix D&ia... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 36

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Félix Manuel Díaz Guzman (born 10 December 1983) is a professional boxer from the Dominican Republic who won Olympic Gold in 2008. Díaz Guzman had also won the bronze medal ...more
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Agapito Sánchez ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Dec. at 35 (1970-2005)

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Weight Division: Bantamweight

Agapito Sánchez (February 14, 1970 – November 14, 2005) was a boxer from the Dominican Republic, nicknamed "El Ciclón", in the Super Bantamweight weight class. He won 37 ...more
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José Kelvin de la... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
José Kelvin de la Nieve Age: 33

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic, Spain

José Kelvin de la Nieve Linares (born August 28, 1986 in Los Alcarrizos, Dominican Republic) is a boxer who competed in the light flyweight weight class at the 2008 and 2012 Summer ...more
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Elio Rojas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 37

Birthplace: Villa Riva, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Weight Division: Featherweight

Elio Enai Rojas (born September 25, 1982 in Villa Riva, Duarte, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican Republican professional boxer.
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Argenis Mendez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Argenis Mendez Age: 33

Birthplace: San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Weight Division: Super featherweight

Argenis Alexander Méndez Zapata (born July 3, 1986 in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic) is a professional boxer best known for winning the silver medal at the junior world ...more
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Juan Carlos Payano is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 35

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Juan Carlos Payano (born December 14, 1984) is a Dominican professional boxer who held the WBA (Super) and then concurrently the IBO bantamweight titles between 2014 and 2016. As an amateur he ...more
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Darling Jimenez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 39

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Darling Jiménez (Yonkers, born March 4, 1980) is an American professional boxer of Dominican descent.
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Gilbert Lenin Castillo ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Gilbert Lenin Castillo Age: 31

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Gilbert Lenin Castillo Rivera (born August 21, 1988) is a Dominican professional boxer who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
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Juan Dominguez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 33

Birthplace: Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Juan Dominguez (born February 9, 1986, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional boxer. His nicknames is 'Baby Tito' in reference to his boxing style being ...more
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Winston Méndez Mo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Dominican Republic
Age: 45

Nationality: Dominican Republic

Winston Méndez Montero (born November 20, 1974) is a Dominican boxer who won Bronze at the PanAm Games 2007 by losing his semi to Luis Yáñez: 6:14. He had defeated Oscar ...more