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Famous Boxers from Scotland

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

List below includes Craig Docherty, Stuart Green and more boxers.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Scottish boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Scotland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Scotland in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Scottish boxers to find some new athletes to watch.
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age 74
Ken Buchanan is a Scottish boxer and the former Boxing Undisputed World Lightweight Champion.
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Dec. at 33 (1913-1946)
Benny Lynch was a Scottish professional boxer who fought in the flyweight division. He is considered by some to be one of the finest boxers below the lightweight division in his era and often ...more
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age 71
Jim Watt is a Scottish former boxer, who became world champion in the lightweight division when Roberto Durán left the title vacant in 1979 and the WBC had him fight Alfredo Pitalua. Watt ...more
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age 42
Scott Harrison is a former world boxing featherweight champion and the first Scottish boxer to regain the World Boxing Organisation championship. His career has been dogged by controversy out of ...more
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age 41
Kevin McIntyre is a British professional boxer who fights in the welterweight division. he is a former British champion at welterweight.
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age 40
Willie Limond is a Glasgow-born professional boxer. He is the current British and Commonwealth Light-Welterweight champion and former WBU lightweight champion, former IBO Inter-Continental ...more
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age 32
Paul Appleby, is a Scottish professional boxer who fights in the super-featherweight division. He is the youngest ever British featherweight champion.
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George Dick Dec. at 39 (1921-1960)
George White Dick was a Scottish Guardsman, B.A.O.R. cruiserweight boxing champion, and professional football player and manager. After leaving the army, while making up his mind whether to take ...more
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James Murray Dec. at 26 (1969-1995)
James Murray was a Scottish professional bantamweight boxer. He died as a result of injuries sustained in his last fight. Murray was born in Lanark, Scotland. He won the BBBofC Scottish Area ...more
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Paul Weir age 52
Paul Weir is a Scottish professional boxer and a former WBO minimumweight champion. Weir is undefeated WBO Minimum Weight Champion and former WBO Light Flyweight Champion.
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Kenny Anderson age 36
Kenneth John W. "Kenny" Anderson is a Scottish professional boxer and former Commonwealth Games light-heavyweight gold medalist. He's also the current British super middleweight ...more
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Stuart Green age 35
Stuart Green is a Scottish light welterweight boxer.
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age 39
Barry Morrison, is a Scottish professional boxer who fights in the light welterweight division. He is a former British light welterweight champion.
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Lee McAllister age 37
"The Aberdeen Assassin" Lee McAllister is a retired professional boxer who held the Commonwealth lightweight and light-welterweight championships. He is a former IBO International ...more
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age 50
Ian McLeod, is a former professional boxer who fought in the super featherweight division. He is a former IBO Inter-Continental super featherweight champion.
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John Simpson age 36
John Simpson, is a professional boxer. He is a featherweight, and former British Featherweight Champion. He is also the Former Commonwealth champion.
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Craig Docherty age 40
Craig Docherty is a Scottish professional boxer, best known for having held the Commonwealth Super-Featherweight championship and being one-half of the biggest Scottish fight since Jim Watt-Ken ...more