Pernell Whitaker

1964 - 2019

Pernell Whitaker

Pernell Whitaker Sr. (January 2, 1964 – July 14, 2019) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2001, and subsequently worked as a boxing trainer. He was a four-weight world champion, having won titles at lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight; the undisputed lightweight title; and the lineal lightweight and welterweight titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pernell Whitaker has received more than 1,450,564 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 72nd most popular boxer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

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  • 43.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among boxers, Pernell Whitaker ranks 73 out of 186Before him are Bep van Klaveren, Leon Spinks, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns, Michael Spinks, and Arturo Rodríguez. After him are Bernard Hopkins, Jimmy Ellis, Henry Cooper, Samuel Mosberg, Naseem Hamed, and Vasyl Lomachenko.

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Among people born in 1964, Pernell Whitaker ranks 221Before him are Valérie Lemercier, Karen Karapetyan, Adam Godley, Emmanuelle Devos, Linus Roache, and Lori Loughlin. After him are Paprika Steen, Luis Medina Cantalejo, Giuseppe Giannini, Kamala Harris, Nick Menza, and Dieter Hecking. Among people deceased in 2019, Pernell Whitaker ranks 229Before him are Lina Cheryazova, Inger Berggren, Billy McNeill, George Fernandes, John Carl Buechler, and Shelley Lubben. After him are Pablo Larios, John Singleton, Barbara Perry, Edward Seaga, Josef Šural, and Manohar Parrikar.

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