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Famous Boxers from Ireland

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

List contains boxers like Steve Collins and Derek Roche.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Irish boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Ireland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Ireland in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Irish boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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Dean Byrne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Dean Byrne age 35
Dean Byrne, is an Irish professional boxer who fights in the light welterweight class.
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Brian Magee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Brian Magee is the former 2 times super middleweight champion, who as an amateur competed for Ireland in the middleweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics. As a professional he won the ...more
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John Joe Nevin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
John Joe Nevin age 30
John Joseph Nevin, is an Irish professional boxer. He is a two-time Olympian, and a London 2012 silver medalist.
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Michael Gomez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
age 42
Michael Gomez, also known "The Irish Mexican" or "The Predator", is a former professional boxer. He was born to an Irish Traveller family in Longford, County Longford, ...more
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Eamonn Loughran is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Eamonn Loughran born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland is a former professional boxer who fought in the light welterweight divisions.
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Peter Maher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Dec. at 71 (1869-1940)
Peter Maher was an Irish-American boxer known for his powerful punch. Early in his career Maher won the 1888 Middleweight Championship of Ireland, and the 1890 Heavyweight Championship of ...more
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Eamonn Magee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Eamonn Magee nicknamed The Terminator is a former boxer who is now a trainer with the Breen Team in Belfast. Magee finished his career at welterweight but fought as a light welterweight for the ...more
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Andrew Murray is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Andrew Murray is a professional boxer. Murray is the former Irish senior champion and currently fights as a professional in the Lightweight division. He is currently ranked number three in the ...more
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Vinny Feeney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
age 46
Vincent "Vinny" Feeney, who boxed under the name Vince Feeney with the nickname of "the Sligo Kid", is a former professional boxer from the Maugheraboy area of Sligo Town. ...more
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Jim Rock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Jim Rock, nicknamed The Pink Panther, is an Irish professional boxer and current International Boxing Council middleweight and Irish super middleweight champion. Although a natural middleweight, ...more
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Oisin Fagan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Oisin Fagan, nicknamed "Gael Force", is an Irish professional boxer based in Oklahoma City, U.S., who fights in the light welterweight and lightweight divisions.
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Henry Coyle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Henry “Western Warrior” Coyle is a professional boxer from Geesala near Belmullet, County Mayo, Ireland who currently fights out of Chicago, U.S.. He won the WBF Light Middleweight title at the ...more
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Peter McDonagh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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Peter McDonagh in Galway, Ireland is a professional boxer. He usually fights at lightweight or the divisions either side.
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Robbie Murray is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
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"The Flurry" Robbie Murray born in Dublin, Ireland is an Irish professional boxer in the welterweight division. Murray has now moved to the welterweight but all of his fights as a ...more
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Martin Rogan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Martin Rogan age 48
Martin Rogan is an Irish heavyweight boxer and former Commonwealth heavyweight title holder.
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Paul Hyland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Paul Hyland age 35
Paul Hyland, is an Irish professional boxer. Hyland is a two-time Irish Professional Super Bantamweight Champion and European Union Champion. Hyland also boxed World Title Challenger Willie ...more
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Ray Moylette is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Ray Moylette age 29
Raymond Moylette, more commonly known as Ray Moylette and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Ray Moylett, is an Irish amateur boxer from Derrycooraune, Islandeady, County Mayo, Ireland. He ...more
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Darren O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Darren O'Neill age 34
Darren O'Neill is an Irish boxer from Paulstown, County Kilkenny, Ireland. He captained Ireland's boxers at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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James Moore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
James Moore age 41
James Moore born in Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland, is a professional boxer. Moore currently fights in the Light Middleweight division although he fought as a welterweight during his amateur
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Eddie Hyland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Eddie Hyland age 38
Edward Hyland, more commonly known as Eddie Hyland, is an Irish professional boxer who fights in the super featherweight division.
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Tomás Freeman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Tomás "Tommy" Freeman is an Irish Gaelic footballer from Magheracloone, County Monaghan. He plays for Monaghan. He received an All Star Award in 2007. Freeman plays his club ...more
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Patrick Hyland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Patrick Hyland age 36
Patrick Hyland, is an Irish professional boxer who fights in the featherweight division.
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Stephen Haughian is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Stephen Haughian age 35
Stephen Haughian is a professional boxer from Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
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John O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
John O'Donnell age 34
John O'Donnell is a London-based Irish professional boxer who is a former holder of the Commonwealth welterweight championship.
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Christy Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Boxers from Ireland
Christy Martin is a former Irish footballer who played in the Scottish League with both Bo'ness and Falkirk. Martin was also a dual international and played for both Ireland teams - the IFA XI ...more