Santana D asked in SportsBoxing · 1 decade ago

Other Than Muhammed Ali What Other Fighters.............?

changed their names (Legally) and to what?

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  • gman
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Favorite 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

    Tommy Ryan-JosephYoungs

    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

  • 1 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.

  • smitty
    Lv 7
    1 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.

  • Brent
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Can't think of any others than these guys already wrote.

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