Oleksandr Usyk, a Ukrainian professional boxer, was born 17 January 1987, in the Ukrainian city of Simferopol in 1987. He took up boxing in 2002. He represented his country at both the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, losing to Clemente Russo in Beijing before taking the gold medal in London. Oleksandr Usyk shot to prominence in July after winning the World Boxing Super Series with a unanimous points win over Murat Gassiev. Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk Biography and Profile.
Dillian Whyte, height: 1.93m, was born 11 April 1988, Port Antonio, Jamaica. He moved with his family to the United Kingdom at the age of twelve. Dillian’s first TKO came three months later over Croatian Toni Visic, with the referee stopping the fight in the third round. Two more TKO victories came in 2012. Dillian Whyte Biography and Profile.
Andy Ruiz was born on September 11, 1989, in Imperial Valley California. His parents migrated to the United States from Mexico. His father Andrés senior was formerly a construction worker. Ruiz was passionate about baseball until his father made him a boxer. Andy says: “Everyone who thinks I’m not Mexican simply because I was born in the United States is wrong. My mom and dad are from Mexicali, and I feel more Mexican than others who were born in Mexico because I fought for my race and for Mexico.” Andy Ruiz Jr. Biography and Profile.
Who is Amir Khan? Amir Iqbal Khan was born 8 December 1986, a British professional boxer, former unified light-welterweight world champion, having held the WBA (later Super) title from 2009 to 2012, and the IBF title in 2011. He held the Commonwealth lightweight title from 2007 to 2008. One of his notable early amateur fights was against Victor Ortíz, whom he defeated in a second round stoppage. Overall, Amir Khan record is 101–9. Amir Khan Biography and Profile.
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Clay on 17 January 1942) was a boxer, philanthropist and social activist who is universally regarded as one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century. Ali became an Olympic gold medalist in 1960 and the world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964. Continue reading Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. Biography.
Anthony Joshua, a British Professional Boxer, was born 15 October 1989 in the United Kingdom but spent part of his childhood growing up in his ancestral homeland of Nigeria before returning to the UK, aged 12 to attend Secondary School in Watford. Read Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua Biography.