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BOXERS

Pantheon has 186 people classified as boxers born between 1858 and 1995. Of these 186, 120 (64.52%) 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.

Living Boxers

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Deceased Boxers

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Most boxers were born in United States (57), United Kingdom (17), and Italy (6). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (3), Los Angeles (3), and Brooklyn (3).The most common death places of boxers were United States (29), Argentina (6), and Italy (2). By city, these were Los Angeles (4), Buenos Aires (3), and Paradise, Nevada (2).

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, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.