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With 326 biographies, Boxers are the 39th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Inventors, Historians, and Coaches.

Pantheon has 388 people classified as boxers born between 1858 and 2000. Of these 388, 256 (65.98%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living boxers include Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and George Foreman. The most famous deceased boxers include Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, and Joe Frazier. As of April 2022, 62 new boxers have been added to Pantheon including Orlando Martínez, José Nápoles, and George Chuvalo.

Living Boxers

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Deceased Boxers

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Newly Added Boxers (2022)

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Most boxers were born in United States (91), United Kingdom (29), and Cuba (20). By city, the most common birth places were Brooklyn (5), Budapest (5), and Milan (4).The most common death places of boxers were United States (54), Argentina (10), and Italy (8). By city, these were Buenos Aires (6), Los Angeles (5), and Milan (4).

The earliest biographies classified as boxers in Pantheon are James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, and John L. Sullivan.  The concentration of boxers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier boxers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Boxers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Boxers since 1700.

Boxers are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.