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Mike Tyson

Michael Gerard Tyson is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, four months and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout or stoppage, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after stopping Trevor Berbick in the second round, and added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker in 1987. This made Tyson the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them.

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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest boxers of all time.

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Charles Bronson (prisoner)

Charles Arthur "Charlie" Salvador, better known as Charles Bronson, is an English criminal who has been referred to in the British press as the self-styled "most violent prisoner in Britain" and "Britain's most notorious prisoner". He has spent periods detained in the Rampton, Broadmoor and Ashworth high-security psychiatric hospital.

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Conor McGregor

Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion. He has also competed as a welterweight in mixed martial arts (MMA), and light middleweight in boxing. As of August 8, 2018, he is #2 on the UFC's pound for pound rankings.

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Anthony Joshua

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, is a British professional boxer. He is currently a unified world heavyweight champion, holding three of the four major championships in boxing: the IBF title since 2016, the WBA (Super) title since 2017, and the WBO title since 2018. He has also held the IBO title since 2017, and at regional level he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2014 to 2016.

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Manny Pacquiao

Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, PLH is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxing promoter and professional boxer. He competed from 1996 to 2007 and 2009 to 2015, and made two one-fight comebacks in 2017 and 2018. During his career, he held multiple world titles in five weight classes and the lineal championship in four weight classes, and retired with an undefeated record. As an amateur, Mayweather won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics, three U.S. Golden Gloves championships, and the U.S. national championship at featherweight.

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Adrien Broner

Adrien Jerome Broner is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple world championships in four weight classes, including the WBO junior lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, the WBC lightweight title from 2012 to 2013, the WBA welterweight title in 2013, and the WBA light welterweight title from 2015 to 2016.

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Micky Ward

George Michael "Micky" Ward Jr., often known by his nickname of "Irish" Micky Ward, is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2003. He challenged once for the IBF light welterweight title in 1997, and held the WBU light welterweight title in 2000. Ward is widely known for his trilogy of fights with Arturo Gatti, as well as his relentless pressure fighting style. In the 2010 film The Fighter, based on his early career, Ward was portrayed by Mark Wahlberg.

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Deontay Wilder

Deontay Leshun Wilder is an American professional boxer. He has held the WBC heavyweight title since 2015, and in doing so became the first American world heavyweight champion in nine years, which was the longest period of time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. As an amateur he won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 2008 Olympics. This led to his nickname of "The Bronze Bomber", which Wilder coined after Joe Louis, who was known by the nickname of "The Brown Bomber".

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Canelo Álvarez

Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, best known as Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer. He is a multiple-time world champion in three weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), WBC, Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles since September 2018 and the WBA ( Regular) Super middleweight title since December 2018. Previously he held the WBA (Unified), WBC and Ring light middleweight titles between 2011 and 2013; the WBC, Ring and lineal middleweight titles between 2015 and 2018, and the WBO light middleweight title from 2016 to 2017.

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Tyson Fury

Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional boxer. In 2015 he won the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles by defeating long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko. The victory earned Fury Fighter of the Year and Upset of the Year awards by The Ring. In August 2016, Fury was ranked by BoxRec as the world's sixth best active boxer, pound for pound.

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Dicky Eklund

Richard "Dicky" Eklund Jr. is an American former professional boxer in the Welterweight division. A former New England Welterweight Champion, Eklund was known as "The Pride of Lowell". He is the half-brother and former trainer of former WBU World Champion Micky Ward. The 2010 biopic The Fighter is based on the two brothers' fall and rise to the boxing title.

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Roy Scheider

Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer.

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George Groves (boxer)

George Groves is a British professional boxer. He has held the WBA (Super) super-middleweight title since 2017, and previously the European, British, and Commonwealth super-middleweight titles between 2010 and 2014. As an amateur, Groves won the ABA middleweight title twice in 2007 and 2008.