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

Denis Inkin and Oleg Malyshkin are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Russian boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Russia?"

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

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Levan Kirakosyan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Levan Kirakosyan age 45 Levan Kirakosyan is an Armenian boxer. In 2005, Levan Kirakosyan was the World Boxing Foundation World Champion. On 3 March 2007, became European Boxing Union Super Featherweight Champion. He ...more

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Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Alexander Povetkin age 39 Alexander Vladimirovich Povetkin is a Russian professional boxer. Formerly trained by Alexander Zimin and Teddy Atlas, Povetkin from 2012 till 2014 was coached by former super lightweight world ...more

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Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Kostya Tszyu age 49 Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu is a retired Russian-Australian professional boxer of mixed Russian, Korean and Mongol descent. His Russian-Korean name may appear cumbersome in ...more

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Nikolai Valuev is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Nikolai Valuev age 45 Nikolai Sergeyevich Valuev is a Russian former professional boxer. He is a former two-time WBA world heavyweight boxing champion, and the current record holder as the largest boxer ever to win a ...more

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Yuri Arbachakov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Yuri Arbachakov age 52 Yuri Arbachakov was a boxing champion in the flyweight division. He was the first Russian professional boxing champion.

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Egor Mekhontsev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Egor Mekhontsev age 34 Egor Leonidovich Mekhontsev is a Russian professional boxer, who as an amateur boxer among other achievements won gold at 2012 London Olympics at light heavyweight division.

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Artur Beterbiyev is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Artur Beterbiyev age 33 Artur Asilbekovich Beterbiev is a Russian professional boxer in Light heavyweight division, best known for winning silver at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships and gold at the 2009 ...more

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Stanislav Stepashkin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Stanislav Stepashkin age 78 Stanislav Ivanovich Stepashkin was an amateur boxer from the Soviet Union. Born in Moscow, Stepashkin trained at Trudovye Rezervy until 1963 and then at the Armed Forces sports society. He ...more

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Boris Kuznetsov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Boris Kuznetsov Died at 59 (1947-2006) Boris Georgievich Kuznetsov, 23 February 1947 – 3 May 2006) was a Russian boxer, who won the gold medal in the men's featherweight division at the 1972 Summer Olympics for the USSR. He was born ...more

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Georgy Balakshin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Georgy Balakshin age 38 Georgy Ruslanovich Balakshin is an amateur boxer from Russia best known for winning the European title three times.

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Albert Selimov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Albert Selimov age 32 Albert Shevketovich Selimov is a Russian amateur Featherweight boxer best known for winning the European championship 2006 and the World Championships 2007.

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Viktor Rybakov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Viktor Rybakov age 62 Viktor Grigorievich Rybakov is a retired boxer, who represented the USSR twice at the Summer Olympics during his career as an amateur. He won the bronze medal in the bantamweight division at the ...more

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Alexander Alexeev is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Alexander Alexeev age 37 Alexander Vyacheslavovich Alekseev is a professional Cruiserweight boxer from Russia.

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Sergey Vodopyanov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Sergey Vodopyanov age 31 Sergey Vodopyanov is a Russian amateur boxer best known to win gold in bantamweight Class at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

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David Ayrapetyan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
David Ayrapetyan age 35 David Valeryevich Ayrapetyan is an Armenian-Russian amateur boxer. He is a six-time Champion of Russia, European Champion, World and Olympic medalist. Ayrapetyan was awarded the Honored Master ...more

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Matvey Korobov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Matvey Korobov age 35 Matvey Georgiyevich Korobov is a Russian professional boxer best known for winning the middleweight amateur world title in 2005 and 2007, and being a part of the Russian team at the 2005 Boxing ...more

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Alexander Ustinov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Alexander Ustinov age 42 Alexander "The Great" Ustinov is a Belarusian super heavyweight kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist.

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Gennady Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Gennady Kovalev age 35 Gennady Gennadiyevich Kovalev is a boxer from Russia.

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Roman Karmazin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Roman Karmazin age 45 Roman Alexandrovich Karmazin is the former IBF Light Middleweight champion of the world. He is a Russian boxer who has defeated Keith Holmes and Kassim Ouma. He suffered his first loss in 2002, ...more

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Valery Brudov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Valery Brudov age 42 Valery Brudov is a professional boxer. He turned pro in 1999 winning his first 30 contests. This garnered him a WBC regional title and winning a WBA eliminator. His first shot at a world title ...more

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Zaurbek Baysangurov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Zaurbek Baysangurov age 33 Zaurbek Baysangurov is a Russian boxer and the former IBO and WBO Light Middleweight Champion.

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Dimitri Kirilov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Dimitri Kirilov age 40 Dimitri Kirilov is a Russian professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Baby", he was former IBF super flyweight champion. He has a record of 29-3-1, with 9 wins by knockout. On October 13, ...more

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Ivan Kirpa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Ivan Kirpa age 40 Ivan Kirpa is a Russian welterweight boxer from Saint Petersburg, Russia. He won his first 19 fights, before losing to Bradley Pryce on points on May 8, 2003. Kirpa then won his next four fights ...more

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Oleg Malyshkin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Oleg Malyshkin age 67 Oleg Alexandrovich Malyshkin is a Russian politician and member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. He was a member of the State Duma of Russia between 2003 and 2007, and stood for ...more

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Denis Boytsov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Denis Boytsov age 32 Denis Boytsov is a Russian heavyweight boxer.

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Denis Inkin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Denis Inkin age 40 Denis Inkin is a German based Russian professional boxer who fights in the Super-Middleweight division.

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Magomed Nurutdinov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Magomed Nurutdinov age 36 Magomed Nurutdinov/Mahamed Nurudzinau is a Belarusian amateur boxer who boxed at the Olympics 2008 at welterweight and later became European champion. At the 2005 World Championships he beat ...more

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Leonid Kostylev is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Leonid Kostylev age 29 Leonid Kostylev is a Russian amateur boxer who won the gold medal at the 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships in the lightweight division.

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Maxim Koptyakov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boxers from Russia
Maxim Koptyakov age 35 Maxim Valeryevich Koptyakov is a Russian amateur boxer who won the silver medal at the 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships in the middleweight division.