Other Than Muhammed Ali What Other Fighters.............?
changed their names (Legally) and to what?
- gmanLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
Henry Armstrong was Henry Jackson --don't know if legally
Willie Pep was Giglielmo Papaleo------ " "
Joe Louis - Joe Barrow
Harry Greb-Ed Berg
Benny Leonard-Ben Leiner
Jack Dempsey-William Harrison Dempsey
Jack Johnson-John Arthur Johnson
Mickey Walker-Edward Patrick Walker
Gene Tunney-James Joseph Tunney
Joe Gans-Joe Gaines
Julio Cesar Chavez's real last name is Gonzales
Stan Ketchel-Stanislaus Kiecal
Barney Ross-Beryl David Rosofsky
Archie Moore-Achibald Wright
Jake LaMotta's first name is Giacobbe
Johnny Dundee-Guiseppe Carrora
Kid Chocolate-Eligio Sardinias
Ted Lewis-Gershon Mendeloff
Beau Jack-Sidney Walker
Ricardo Lopez's real last name is Nava
Kid Gavilan-Gerardo Gonzalez
Jack Britton-William Bresl
Dick Tiger-Richard Ihetu
Pancho Villa-Francisco Guilledo
Philadelphia Jack O'Brien-James Hagen
Tony Zale-Anthony Zaleski
Kid McCoy-Norman Selby
Freddie Welsh-Fred Thomas
Jack Delaney-Ovila Chapdelaine
Willie Ritchie-Gerhardt Steffen
Rocky Graziano-Thomas Barbella
Don't know if any legal but alot of fighters didn't go by their original names
- blogbabaLv 61 decade ago
"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler jumps out as the biggest name. Dwight Braxton becoming Dwight Muhammad Qawi is another name fighter who did it.
Smitty gets a thumbs up from the blogbaba, I should have read his answers before I gave the Qawi answer.
- smittyLv 71 decade ago
I DON'T KNOW IF LEGAL BUT THESE BOYS DID:
ROCKY FROM ROCCO M
ROBINSON FROM WALKER SMITH
WALCOTT FROM ARNOLD CREAM
QAWI FROM BRAXTON
SAAD MUHAMMAD FROM M. FRANKLIN
MASTAFA MUHAMMAD FROM E. GREGORY
P. S. THAT WAS FROM THE TOP OF MY HEAD, THERE ARE PROBABLY MORE.
- BrentLv 51 decade ago
Can't think of any others than these guys already wrote.