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

List is made up of boxers like Ijeoma Egbunine and Gbenga Oloukun.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Nigerian boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Nigeria?"

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

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Dick Tiger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Dick Tiger Died at 42 (1929-1971)

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Henry Akinwande is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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James Oyebola is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
James Oyebola Died at 46 (1961-2007)

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Nojim Maiyegun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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David Defiagbon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Duncan Dokiwari is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Samuel Peter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Samuel Peter age 37

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Richard Igbineghu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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David Izonritei is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Peter Konyegwachie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Isaac Ikhouria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Isaac Ikhouria age 70

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Hogan Bassey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Hogan Bassey Died at 66 (1932-1998)

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Gbenga Oloukun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Gbenga Oloukun age 34

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Isaac Ekpo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Isaac Ekpo age 35

The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

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Effiong Okon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Effiong Okon age 32

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Olanrewaju Durodola is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Ijeoma Egbunine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Ike Ibeabuchi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Ike Ibeabuchi age 44

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Emmanuel Izonritei is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Emmanuel Izonritei age 39

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Friday Ahunanya is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Friday Ahunanya age 46

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Teke Oruh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Teke Oruh age 39

The Best Martial Artists in History

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Cyril Panther is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Cyril Panther age 79

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Emmanuel Nwodo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Emmanuel Nwodo age 43

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Ahmed Sadiq is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Ahmed Sadiq age 38

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Jacklord Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Jacklord Jacobs age 47

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Davidson Andeh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Davidson Andeh age 59

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Kingsley Ikeke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Kingsley Ikeke age 44

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Muideen Ganiyu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Muideen Ganiyu age 38

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Akeem Anifowoshe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Akeem Anifowoshe Died at 26 (1968-1994)

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Nestor Bolum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Nestor Bolum age 31

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Ngoli Onyeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria

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Akinyemi Laleye is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Boxers from Nigeria
Akinyemi Laleye age 36