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List of famous professional boxers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top professional boxers in the world? This includes the most prominent professional boxers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable professional boxers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic professional boxers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned professional boxers.

Parvati Shallow and Muhammad Ali are included in this list.

From reputable, prominent, and well known professional boxers to the lesser known professional boxers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the professional boxer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous professional boxers ever?" and "What are the names of famous professional boxers?" then you're in the right place. (1399 items)
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Parvati Shallow is a television personality and was the $1,000,000 winner of the reality television series Survivor: Micronesia. She had previously competed in Survivor: Cook Islands where she ...more
Mickey Rourke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Philip Andre Rourke, Jr., known as Mickey Rourke, is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films. During ...more
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope ...more
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson is an American retired professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win ...more
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Muhammad Ali (January 17, 1942 - June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he is widely regarded as one of the most ...more
Laila Ali is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Laila Amaria Ali is a retired undefeated American professional boxer. She is the daughter of retired heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali with his third wife, Veronica Porsche Ali. Laila is ...more
Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of ...more
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired Mexican American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from ...more
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal ...more
Mia St. John is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Mia Rosales St. John is a Mexican-American professional boxer and former WBC champion in the super welterweight division. She is also the IBA and IFBA lightweight champion. She is also a model, ...more
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Evander Holyfield is a retired American professional boxer. He is a former Undisputed World Champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real ...more
Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially ...more
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
George Edward Foreman (nicknamed "Big George"[2]) (born January 10, 1949) is a retired American professional boxer, former two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, ...more
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey, also known as "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler", was an American professional boxer, who became a cultural icon of the 1920s. ...more
Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Tonya Maxene Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second ...more
Jack Palance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Jack Palance was an American actor. During half a century of film and television appearances, Palance was nominated for three Academy Awards, all for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, winning in ...more
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Joseph Louis Barrow, better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights ...more
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao, PLH is a Filipino world champion professional boxer. At 32 he was elected to the Philippine House of Representatives. He has also been involved in ...more
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta, nicknamed "The Bronx Bull" and "The Raging Bull," is an American retired professional boxer and former World Middleweight Champion. He was ...more
Alan King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Alan King was an American actor and comedian known for his biting wit and often angry humorous rants. King became well known as a Jewish comedian and satirist. He was also a serious actor who ...more
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Sugar Ray Robinson was an American professional boxer. Frequently cited as the greatest boxer of all time, Robinson's performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions prompted ...more
Chuck Zito is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Charles "Chuck" Carmine Zito, Jr., is an American actor, amateur boxer, martial artist, celebrity bodyguard, stuntman, former boxing trainer and former president of the New York ...more
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Sugar Ray Leonard is an actor.
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Louis Feinberg, known professionally as Larry Fine, was an American comedian, actor, violinist, and boxer, who is best known as a member of the comedy act The Three Stooges.
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
Wladimir Klitschko is a Ukrainian professional boxer who competes in the heavyweight division. He is a multiple-time world champion. Klitschko has held a piece of the world heavyweight ...more