Boxing Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico

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

Everyone from Eric Morel to Luis Resto is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Puerto Rican boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Puerto Rico?"

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

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Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 45 Juan Félix "Tito" Trinidad García is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer, considered one of the best in Puerto Rico's history. After winning five National Amateur ...more

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Wilfredo Gómez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 62 Wilfredo Gómez, sometimes referred to as Bazooka Gómez, is a former boxer and three-time world champion. Gómez is frequently mentioned among the best Puerto Rican boxers of ...more

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Carlos Ortíz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 82 Carlos Ortíz is a Puerto Rican professional boxing champion. Ortíz earned three world boxing championship titles, two in the lightweight division and once in the Jr. Welterweights. ...more

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John Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 46 John "The Quietman" Ruiz is an American former professional boxer. Ruiz is the first Latino heavyweight champion and former two-time WBA heavyweight champion. After a professional ...more

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Juan Manuel López is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 35 Juan Manuel "Juanma" López is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Lopez represented Puerto Rico at numerous international tournaments including the 2002 Central ...more

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Carlos de León is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 59 Carlos de León, also known as "Sugar" de Leon, is a Puerto Rican former boxer who made history by becoming the first Cruiserweight to win the world title twice. Subsequently, he ...more

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Luis Pizarro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
Luis Pizarro age 56 Luis Pizarro is an actor, writer and film producer.

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Daniel Santos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 43 Daniel Santos is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur Santos represented Puerto Rico in international events, including the 1990 and 1992 Junior World Championships, Pan American ...more

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Luis Resto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 63 Luis Resto is a former welterweight professional boxer from Bronx, New York.

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Victor Callejas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 58 Victor Callejas is a Puerto Rican former boxer who was World Junior Featherweight champion. A native of Guaynabo, Callejas as a child wanted to be a singer, and his childhood friend, Orvil ...more

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Kermit Cintrón is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 39 Kermit Cintrón is a Puerto Rican boxer who is from Carolina, Puerto Rico. Cintrón is trained by Ronnie Shields and managed by Josh Dubin. He is promoted by Top Rank.

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Eric Morel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 43 Eric Arturo Morel is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He is a former World Boxing Association flyweight champion.

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Samuel Serrano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 66 Samuel Serrano, nicknamed Sammy and El Torbellino, is a Puerto Rican who won boxing's world junior lightweight championship twice.

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Alex de Jesús is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 35 Alex de Jesús is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, de Jesús represented the island of Puerto Rico in international events, including the 2003 Pan American Games, ...more

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Carlos Velásquez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
Carlos Velásquez age 34 Carlos Iván Velásquez is a Puerto Rican amateur boxer best known as winning the featherweight title at the 20.Central American and Caribbean Games 2006 in Cartagena. He is the twin ...more

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Jose De Jesus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
age 55 Jose De Jesus is a retired professional boxer in the light flyweight division.

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Mario Santiago is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
Mario Santiago age 40 Mario Santiago Figueroa is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. Santiago debuted as a professional in 2000, and is the current World Boxing Council Caribbean Featherweight Champion.

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Wilfredo Negrón is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
Wilfredo Negrón age 45 Wilfredo Negron is a professional boxer. Wilfredo began boxing professionally in 1994, and has faced a number of tough opponents in his 13 year career, such as Zab Judah, Martese Logan, and ...more

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Luis Del Valle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
Luis Del Valle age 31 Luis Orlando Del Valle Valentín is a professional boxer from Puerto Rico.

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José Basora is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Puerto Rico
José Basora Died at 75 (1918-1993) José Basora, born, was a professional boxer. He was married to Emilia Rivera de Jesus for 44 years and had two children and lived in New York City-the Bronx. Basora's wife died in 1988. ...more