Ruslan Chagaev

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Ruslan Shamilevich Chagaev (Tatar: Руслан Шамил улы Чагаев; Uzbek: Ruslan Shamilovich Chagayev; Russian: Руслан Шамилович Чагаев); born 19 October 1978) is an Uzbekistani former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2016. He held the WBA heavyweight title twice and was the first Asian boxer to win a world heavyweight title by any of the four major sanctioning bodies. As of October 2021, BoxRec ranks Chagaev as the seventh greatest Asian fighter of all time, pound for pound. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruslan Chagaev has received more than 1,136,938 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Ruslan Chagaev is the 181st most popular boxer (down from 160th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Uzbekistan (down from 65th in 2019) and the most popular Uzbekistani Boxer.

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.54

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  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ruslan Chagaevs by language

Over the past year Ruslan Chagaev has had the most page views in the with 72,339 views, followed by Russian (36,410), and German (12,318). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chechen (230.13%), Persian (56.36%), and Tatar (51.67%)


Among boxers, Ruslan Chagaev ranks 181 out of 496Before him are George Hunter, Otto von Porat, Anders Petersen, Samuel Mosberg, Abel Laudonio, and Henry Maske. After him are Hasim Rahman, Guillermo Lovell, Sam Langford, Franco De Piccoli, Raúl Landini, and Harry Mallin.

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Among people born in 1978, Ruslan Chagaev ranks 226Before him are Eric Moussambani, Mike Flanagan, Daniella Cicarelli, Pilar Rubio, Bonaventure Kalou, and Vanness Wu. After him are Nicky Byrne, Siarhei Tsikhanouski, Chris Hipkins, Pablo Schreiber, Summer Phoenix, and Bob Bryan.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Ruslan Chagaev ranks 86 out of 190Before him are Rustam Kasimdzhanov (1979), Dmitry Kharatyan (1960), Sultan Rakhmanov (1950), Enver İzmaylov (1955), Nurkhon Yuldashkhojayeva (1913), and Alik Sakharov (1959). After him are Server Djeparov (1982), Elvira Saadi (1952), Mirjalol Qosimov (1970), Eldor Shomurodov (1995), Tursunoy Saidazimova (1911), and Tohir Yoʻldosh (1967).

Among BOXERS In Uzbekistan

Among boxers born in Uzbekistan, Ruslan Chagaev ranks 1After him are Artur Grigorian (1967), Muhammad Abdullaev (1973), Bakhodir Jalolov (1994), Utkirbek Haydarov (1974), Murodjon Akhmadaliev (1994), Rustam Saidov (1978), Adilbek Niyazymbetov (1989), Shakhram Giyasov (1993), Abbos Atoev (1986), Bahodirjon Sultonov (1985), and Shakhobidin Zoirov (1993).