Boxing Famous Boxers from Netherlands

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

List below includes Pedro van Raamsdonk, Sam Olij and more boxers.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Dutch boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Netherlands?"

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

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Died at 85 (1907-1992) Lambertus "Bep" van Klaveren was a Dutch boxer, who won the gold medal in the featherweight division at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. Born in Rotterdam as Lambertus ...more

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age 51 Lucia Frederica Rijker is a Dutch professional female boxer, kickboxer, and actress. Rijker has been dubbed by the press and opponents "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World".

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age 55 Arnold Petrus Maria Vanderlyde is a former Dutch boxer, who participated in three Summer Olympics and won three bronze medals in the heavyweight division. He started boxing at age fifteen. ...more

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Karel Miljon Died at 81 (1903-1984) Karel Leendert Miljon was a Dutch boxer, who won the bronze medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. Miljon won the Dutch title eleven times, and also ...more

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age 51 Regilio Benito Tuur is a former boxer from The Netherlands, who made his fame by knocking out reigning world champion Kelcie Banks in the first round at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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age 58 Pedro Johannes van Raamsdonk is a retired boxer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There he was stopped in the ...more

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age 50 Raymond "Hallelujah" Joval is a professional boxer from the Netherlands and a former International Boxing Organization World Champion in the Middleweight class. Joval represented the ...more

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Leen Jansen Died at 84 (1930-2014) Leonardus Eustachius Jansen was a boxer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he was stopped in the quarterfinals of ...more

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Ben Bril Died at 91 (1912-2003) Barend Bril was a Dutch boxer. Born in Amsterdam, he competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics at age 15 in his home town. Four years later he was barred from the 1932 Summer Olympics because the ...more

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Ko Janssens Died at 81 (1889-1970) Jacobus Cornelius "Ko" Janssens was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. In 1920 he was eliminated in the first round of the lightweight class after losing his fight ...more

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age 67 James Vrij is a retired welterweight boxer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics. There he was eliminated in the second round of the men's ...more

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age 47 Orhan Delibaş is a retired Dutch boxer. He won the Light Middleweight Silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. A year later, he captured the silver medal once again at the 1993 European Amateur ...more

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David Baan Died at 76 (1908-1984) David Baan was a male lightweight boxer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. He was born in Rotterdam and died in Sydney, Australia. ...more

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Sam Olij Died at 75 (1900-1975) Simon "Sam" Paulus Olij was a heavyweight boxer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1928 Summer Olympics. There he was eliminated in the quarterfinals of ...more

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Frans de Moor Died at 71 (1912-1983) Johannes Frans de Moor was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1936 he was eliminated in the first round of the bantamweight class after losing his fight to Alfredo ...more

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Herman Nak Died at 77 (1895-1972) Hermanus "Herman" Nak was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. In 1920 he was eliminated in the first round of the lightweight class after losing his fight to

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Johannes Heuckelbach Died at 83 (1893-1976) Johannes Hendricus Heuckelbach was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. In 1920 he was eliminated in the first round of the welterweight class after losing his fight to Ivan ...more

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Piet van Klaveren Died at 78 (1930-2008) Pieter van Klaveren is a former boxer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he was stopped in the quarterfinals of the ...more

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Hein van der Zee Died at 62 (1929-1991) Hendrik van der Zee was a boxer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he was defeated in the first round of the Men's ...more

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Wim Fock Died at 75 (1909-1984) Willem "Wim" Frederik Fock was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1936 he defeated the Chinese boxer Wang Yunlan on points in the first round and was eliminated ...more

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Arij Smit Died at 63 (1907-1970) Arij Smit was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born in Schiedam and died in Haarlem. In 1924 he was eliminated in the second round of the bantamweight class after ...more

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Moos Linneman age 87 Nicolaas Linneman is a former boxer from the Netherlands, who competed at two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country. First in London, then four years later in Helsinki, where he was ...more

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Toon Pastor age 89 Antonius "Toon" Franciscus Pastor is a retired boxer from the Netherlands, who competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he lost on points in the quarterfinals ...more

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Died at 74 (1912-1986) Albertus "Ab" Marinus Christiaan van Bemmel was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Rotterdam. In 1936 he was eliminated in the first round ...more

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Jan van Ispelen age 77 Jan van Ispelen is a retired boxer, who was born in Germany but competed for the Netherlands. He represented Holland at the 1968 Summer Olympics, where he was defeated in the second round of the ...more

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age 52 Jerry Hendrik Marius Nijman is a retired boxer from The Netherlands, who was born in Suriname. He represented Netherlands at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, where he was eliminated ...more

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Jan Dam Died at 80 (1905-1985) Johannes "Jan" Dam was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Rotterdam. In 1924 he was eliminated in the second round of the welterweight ...more

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Miguel Dias age 50 Miguel Brito dos Reis Dias is a retired boxer from The Netherlands, who was born on Cape Verde. He represented the Netherlands at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, where he was ...more

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Richel Hersisia age 44 Richel Hersisia is a heavyweight boxer. He is referred to as "The Dutch Sonny Liston" by his fans. He now fights out of The Hague in the Netherlands. He once held the fringe World ...more

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Huub Huizenaar Died at 76 (1909-1985) Hubertus "Huub" Cornelis Marinus Baargarst was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born in Rotterdam and died in Eindhoven. In 1924 he was eliminated in the ...more

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Cor Blommers Died at 82 (1901-1983) Cornelis Franciscus Johannes Blommers was a welterweight boxer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. There he was eliminated in the ...more

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Hennie Quentemeijer Died at 54 (1920-1974) Heinrich Quentemeijer was a heavyweight boxer, who represented the Netherlands at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. There he was eliminated in the first round of the men's ...more

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Died at 82 (1903-1985) Louis Marinus Meeuwessen was a Dutch boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born in Rotterdam and died in Amsterdam. In 1924 he was eliminated in the first round of the ...more