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Famous Boxers from Poland

Updated June 14, 2019 31.8k views11 items

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

List below includes Przemysław Saleta, Benny Goldberg and more boxers.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Polish boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Poland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Poland in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Polish boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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    Dec. at 83 (1918-2001)

    BirthplaceWarsaw, Poland

    NationalityPoland, United States of America

    Benny Goldberg (25 December 1918 – 29 September 2001) was a Polish-born American bantamweight boxer and a top rated contender for the Bantamweight title for a five-year stretch in the 1940s. His  ...more
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    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Warsaw

    NationalityPoland

    Weight DivisionCruiserweight

    Krzysztof Włodarczyk (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf vwɔˈdart͡ʂɨk]; born 19 September 1981) is a Polish professional boxer. He has held a cruiserweight world championship twice, including the IBF  ...more
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    BirthplaceŻywiec, Poland

    NationalityPoland

    Weight DivisionCruiserweight, Light heavyweight

    Tomasz "Tomek" Adamek (Polish pronunciation: [ˈtɔmaʂ aˈdamɛk]; born 1 December 1976) is a Polish professional boxer. He is a former world champion in two weight classes, having held the WBC light  ...more
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    BirthplacePoland, Wrocław

    NationalityPoland

    Przemysław Saleta (born 7 March 1968) is a Polish professional boxer, as well as a former kickboxer and mixed martial artist.  ...more
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    BirthplaceWarsaw, Second Polish Republic

    NationalityPoland, United States of America

    Andrzej Jan Gołota (Polish: [ˈandʐɛj ˈgɔwɔta]; born 5 January 1968), best known as Andrew Golota, is a Polish former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2013. He challenged four times for a  ...more

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    BirthplaceGdańsk, Poland

    NationalityPoland, Germany

    Weight DivisionCruiserweight, Light heavyweight

    Dariusz Michalczewski (born 5 May 1968) is a Polish-German former professional boxer who competed from 1991 to 2005. He held multiple world championships in two weight classes, including the WBA,  ...more
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    BirthplaceSchwelm, Germany

    NationalityPoland, Germany

    Olivia Spiker (Polish: Oliwia Łuczak; born November 24, 1981 in Schwelm as Olivia Luczak) is a Polish-German female amateur boxer. She lives in Wuppertal and studied safety engineering at University  ...more
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    BirthplaceMałecz, Poland

    NationalityPoland

    Jan Antoni Szczepański (20 November 1939 – 15 January 2017) was a Polish boxer, who won the gold medal in the lightweight division (– 60 kg) at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. In  ...more
  • 9

    BirthplaceDębe Wielkie, Mińsk County, Poland

    NationalityPoland

    Marek "The Punisher" Piotrowski (born 14 August 1964 in Dębe Wielkie near Mińsk Mazowiecki) is a Polish retired heavyweight kickboxer and boxer. He is a former ten time kickboxing world champion.   ...more
  • 10

    BirthplaceBiałystok, Poland

    NationalityPoland

    Grzegorz Kielsa (born 26 May 1979, Białystok, Poland) is a Canada-based Polish professional boxer who fights in the heavyweight division.  ...more
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    BirthplaceWarsaw, Poland

    NationalityPoland

    Albert Dariusz Sosnowski (born 7 March 1979) is a Polish professional boxer who challenged once for the WBC heavyweight title in 2010.  ...more