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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
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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 placed sixth, and later was the runner-up in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. From July 5, 2011 to December ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Vero Beach, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Professional Boxer

Credits: Survivor, Survivor After Show, Into the Blue 2: The Reef, Around the World for Free

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#1 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

#1 on The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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Mickey Rourke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
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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 the 1980s, Rourke starred in the comedy-drama Diner, the drama Rumble Fish, the crime-black comedy film ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Professional Boxer

Credits: The Wrestler, Iron Man 2, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Immortals

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#21 on Celebrities Who Just Seem Crazy to You

#88 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

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Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
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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 appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy ...more

Age: Died at 100 (1903-2003)

Birthplace: Eltham, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Author, Athlete, + more

Credits: The Bob Hope Show^! The 50th Annual Academy Awards^!Bob Hope: The First 90 Years^! The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

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#59 on The Funniest People of All Time

#49 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#5 on The Best Oscar Hosts Ever

#87 on The Best Ever Howard Stern Interviews

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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Professional Boxers
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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 the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Athlete, Professional Boxer

Credits: Tyson, The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, Rocky Balboa

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#11 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#9 on The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

#3 on Athletes Who Should Get a Reality Show

#49 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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