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"Schoolboy"

Harry Greb
Bobby Chacon
Sammy Mandell
Lazlo Papp

"The Mongoose"
Joey Gamache
Joey Maxim
Bob Foster
Archie Moore
"Beast from the East"
Nicolay Valuev
Jack O'Halloran
Primo Carnero
 Tuffy Griffiths

"Explosive Thin Man"
Alexis Arguello
 Khaosai Galaxy
   Chris John
   Denny Moyer

"Mantequilla"
Ruben Olivares
 Johnny Tapia
   Jose Napoles
   Vicente Rondon
"The Blade"
Gene Tunney
 Beau Jack
   Ken Buchanan
   Iran Barkley

"Homicide Hank"
Henry Armstrong
Henry Akinwande
Henry Hanks
Henry Cooper

"Hispanic Causing Panic"
 Guty Espadas
 Oscar Larios
Manuel Ortiz
Juan Lazcano
"Bigfoot"
Everett Martin
 Karl Mildenberger
 Ernie Terrell
Jack Britton

"The Foul Pole"
 Marek Piotrowski
Tomasz Adamek
 Dariusz Michaelczewski
Andrew Golota

"The Filipino Flash"
 Rey Bautista
Gabriel Elorde
  Nonito Donaire
Gerry Penalosa
"The Boston Tar Baby"
 Sam Langford 
Joe Jeannette
 Sam McVey
Sandy Saddler

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"Mount"

Manuel Ramos
Bob Fitzsimmons
Lance Whitaker
Mando Ramos


"Hurricane"
Kassim Ouma
Joey Archer
Cellestino Caballero
Peter McNeeley
"The Brockton Blockbuster"
Peter Manfredo Jr.
Micky Ward
Rocky Marciano
 John Scully

"The Easton Assassin"
Jack O'Brien
 Larry Holmes
   Billy Conn
   Fritzie Zivic

"The Boxing Banker"
Gene Fullmer
 Don Fullmer
   Calvin Brock
   Sean O'Grady
"The Ambling Alp"
Primo Carnera
Jean Charles Meuret
   Eric Nussbaum
   Axel Schultz

"The Bayonne Bleeder"
Daniel Zaragoza
 Arturo Gatti
Chuck Wepner
 Israel Vasquez


"The Living Death"
Lamont Peterson
 Andre Berto
Lew Jenkins
Amos Lincoln
"The Michigan Assassin"
Terry Norris
 Jeff Lacy 
 Stanley Ketchel
Joe Gans

"The Foul Pole"
 Marek Piotrowski
Tomasz Adamek
 Dariusz Michaelczewski
Andrew Golota

"The Acorn"
 Willie Pep
Earnie Shavers
  Eric Esch
  Cleveland Williams
"The Flushing Flash"
Stevie Johnston 
Donny Lalonde
 Tocker Pudwill
Kevin Kelley

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"The Hawk"

Gerald McClellan
 Stevie Forbes
  Nigel Benn  
  Julian Jackson

"The Atomic Bull"
Shannon Briggs
Bobby Czyz
Oliver McCall
Oscar Bonavena
"Bazooka"
Carlos Monzon
Ike Quartey
Omar Shieka
Mikkel Kessler

"The Body Snatcher"
Mike McCallum
 Ingemar Johanssen
   Michael Nunn
    Joey Giardello

"The Boogeyman"
Jesse Ferguson
  Vicente Saldivar
   Emile Griffith
   Carlos Palomino
"The Nigerian Nightmare"
David Izon
 Bash Ali
  Ike Ibeabuchi
   Samuel Peter

"Six Heads"
Francisco Figueroa
 Sergio Mora
  Andrew Lewis
 
Marlon Starling

"The Cincinnati Cobra"
 Ezzard Charles
 Willy Wise
Orlin Norris
 Freddie Pendleton
"Manassa Mauler"
James J. Jeffries
 Jack Johnson
 Jack Dempsey
 Packey McFarland

"The Wild Bull of the Pampas"
 George Chuvalo
Vito Antuofermo
 Luis Firpo
Rodrigo Valdes


"Two Ton"
 Buster Mathis
Tony Galento
  Terry Marsh
Harry Wills
"The Quiet Man"
John Ruiz
Michael Moorer
 Mitch Green
Alexis Arguello

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May have inspired "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
 Jack Sharkey
 Tom Sharkey
  Primo Carnera
Jess Willard


Became an ordained deacon in Cincinnati

Cleveland Williams
 Maxie Rosenbloom
  Aaron Pryor
Johnny Bumphus

Rumored to be the inspiration for "Rocky"
Randall "Tex" Cobb
 Jerry Quarry
  Chuck Wepner
Ron Stander


Played the role of Joe Frazier in "Ali"
Shannon Briggs
 Omar Epps
  James Toney
 Antonio Tarver

Threw his gold medal into the Ohio River
 Howard Davis Jr.
 Mark Breland
  Leon Spinks
Cassius Clay

The youngest of 27 children
 Joe Frazier
 Sonny Liston
  Ike Quartey
Ayub Kalule

Ring Magazine's "Puncher of the Century"
 Sonny Liston
George Foreman
  Mike Tyson
Earnie Shavers


Runs Tijuana Parks & Recreation Dept.
Erik Morales
Antonio Margarito
  Marco Antonio Barrera
Rafael Pedroza

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 Had roles in "Rocky II," "Miami Vice"
& "Harlem Nights"

 Hector Camacho
 Vinny Pazienza
   Roberto Duran
Riddick Bowe


Was respected double base player
who played with jazz greats of '40s and '50s

Ezzard Charles
 Jersey Joe Walcott
    Sugar Ray Robinson
Carmen Basilio

Became an actor in Italy after he retired
Marvin Hagler
 Nino Benvenuti
    Ray Mancini
Jake LaMotta

Great grandnephew of actor John Wayne
 Bobby Czyz
 Tommy Morrison
    Kelly Pavlik
Teddy Atlas

First African-American to win flyweight title
Mark Johnson
 Nino Benvenuti
    Joe Curran
Jeff Chandler


Down 25 times, the most for a heavyweight champ
Jim Braddock
 Floyd Patterson
    Primo Carnera
Jim Jeffries

Accused in 1919 Black Sox Scandal
Jack Dempsey
 Abe Attell
    Tommy Loughran
Jack Johnson


Drowned in a bathtub
Chalky Wright
 Bobo Olson
   Lew Tendler
 Dick Tiger

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THE VIEW FROM PRESS ROW

Travis Hartman

PUGILISTIC PARADISE

BLOOD 'N' GUTS THEATRE

"The Funhouse!"

THE GYM

BOXDOX THEATRE

HIGHLIGHT HEAVEN

HARD KNOCKS

GENERATION '08

THE INTERNATIONAL BOXING HALL OF FAME

BLACK & WHITE TV

DANGEROUS CURVES

SMACK TALK

BEFORE THEY WERE STARS

SLIGHTLY NAUGHTY HOTTIES

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