BOXER

Roberto Durán

1951 - Today

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Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a Panamanian former professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 2001. He held world championships in four weight classes: lightweight, welterweight, light middleweight and middleweight, as well as reigns as the undisputed and lineal lightweight champion, and the lineal welterweight champion. He is also the second boxer to have competed over a span of five decades, the first being Jack Johnson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Durán has received more than 6,151,234 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Roberto Durán is the 18th most popular boxer (up from 19th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Panama and the most popular Panamanian Boxer.

Roberto Durán is most famous for his boxing career. He is a Panamanian former world champion boxer who competed from 1972 to 2001. He won world titles in four weight divisions and was the first boxer to win world titles in five weight divisions.

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  • 27

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Among BOXERS

Among boxers, Roberto Durán ranks 18 out of 324Before him are Rubin Carter, Primo Carnera, Evander Holyfield, Jack Dempsey, James J. Braddock, and Floyd Patterson. After him are Carlos Monzón, László Papp, Teófilo Stevenson, Ingemar Johansson, Ken Norton, and Larry Holmes.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Roberto Durán ranks 37Before him are David Coverdale, Bob Geldof, Traian Băsescu, Chesley Sullenberger, Chris Rea, and Rob Halford. After him are Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Jaco Pastorius, Olivia Hussey, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Mark Harmon, and Jean-Claude Duvalier.

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In Panama

Among people born in Panama, Roberto Durán ranks 6 out of 59Before him are John McCain (1936), Manuel Noriega (1934), Carlos Fuentes (1928), Omar Torrijos (1929), and Edward A. Murphy Jr. (1918). After him are Miguel Bosé (1956), Rubén Blades (1948), Billy Cobham (1944), Diego de Almagro II (1520), Jordana Brewster (1980), and Laurentino Cortizo (1953).

Among BOXERS In Panama

Among boxers born in Panama, Roberto Durán ranks 1