Famous Black Boxers - List of Famous Black Boxers

Boxing, one of the popular games in Europe and the Americas, has attracted our famous black boxers since their childhood. They trained themselves against all odds that came on their way and reached the boxing ring to hit their opponents mercilessly. Mike Tyson, the star of the boxing world and the youngest heavyweight boxing champion to win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles, is one exquisite package and full of energy. The favorite boxer of all time, Joe Louis is remained a champion for twelve long years. His win against Max Schmeling in 1938 brought laurels from across the country. Other famous black boxers include Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jack Johnson, Joe Frazier, Sonny Liston and many more. Check out the list of famous black boxers from the list given below.

Check out the list of prominent black boxers

The Most Famous Black Boxers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Mike TysonJune 30, 1966AmericanMike Tyson is a former heavyweight boxing champion, known for his ferocious and intimidating style
Muhammad AliJanuary 17, 1942AmericanMuhammad Ali was a legendary boxer who became the first and only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion
Leon SpinksJuly 11, 1953AmericanLeon Spinks is an American former boxer who became the world heavyweight champion in 1978
Sugar Ray LeonardMay 17, 1956AmericanSugar Ray Leonard, is a legendary boxer, who won world titles in five different weight classes
George ForemanJanuary 10, 1949AmericanFamously known to the world as ‘Big George’, George Foreman is a former World Heavy Weight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, a pitch man, an entrepreneur and an author
Joe FrazierJanuary 12, 1944AmericanJoe Frazier was a famous American boxer
Sugar Ray RobinsonMay 3, 1921AmericanSugar Ray Robinson is regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time
Jack Johnson (Boxer)March 31, 1878AmericanJack Johnson was the first African American to become the world’s heavyweight boxing champion
Joe LouisMay 13, 1914AmericanJoe Louis was a famous American boxing champion
Timothy BradleyAugust 29, 1983AmericanTimothy Bradley is an American professional boxer – a former WBO welterweight champion and a former WBO and two-time WBC junior welterweight champion
Leon Spinks

Leon Spinks

Leon Spinks is an American former boxer who became the world heavyweight champion in 1978

AmericanJuly 11, 1953349 views

Timothy Bradley

Timothy Bradley is an American professional boxer – a former WBO welterweight champion and a former WBO and two-time WBC junior welterweight champion

AmericanAugust 29, 1983110 views

Jack Johnson (Boxer)

Jack Johnson was the first African American to become the world’s heavyweight boxing champion

AmericanMarch 31, 1878122 views

Joe Louis

Joe Louis was a famous American boxing champion

AmericanMay 13, 1914118 views

Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson is regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time

AmericanMay 3, 1921161 views

Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier was a famous American boxer

AmericanJanuary 12, 1944176 views

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard, is a legendary boxer, who won world titles in five different weight classes

AmericanMay 17, 1956277 views

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was a legendary boxer who became the first and only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion

AmericanJanuary 17, 1942525 views

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson is a former heavyweight boxing champion, known for his ferocious and intimidating style

AmericanJune 30, 19661,724 views

George Foreman

Famously known to the world as ‘Big George’, George Foreman is a former World Heavy Weight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, a pitch man, an entrepreneur and an author

AmericanJanuary 10, 1949226 views