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Anonymous asked in SportsBoxing · 10 years ago

Boxing fans, who are some great boxers from your hometown?

My hometown is Camden, New Jersey, USA. Some great fighters from here is Jersey Joe Walcott, Dwight Muhammad Quawi and Rocky Lockridge. I also rep the Philly fighters.

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    Los Angeles:

    Henry Armstrong, James J. Jeffries, Bert Colina, Fidel LaBarba, Ace Hudkins, Jimmy McLarnin, Bobby Chacon, Shane Mosley, Danny Lopez, Mando Ramos and Oscar De La Hoya.

    Not from L.A. but had a TREMENDOUS following in my hometown:

    Tommy Burns, George Godfrey, Baby Arizmendi, Ricardo Moreno, Jose Becerra, Battling Torres, Ruben Olivares, Jose Napoles, Carlos Zarate, Pipino Cuevas and Julio Cesar Chavez.

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  • 10 years ago

    Billy Conn

    Paul Spadafora

    Harry Greb

    Fritzie Zivic

    Being from New Jersey, you can at least partially claim James Scott, who was a heavyweight contender in the 1970's while incarcerated at Rahway State Prison.

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  • 10 years ago

    Liverpool, UK... continued from...

    Liverpool UK

    John Conteh-World light heavy champ

    Paul Hodkinson-World featherweight champ

    Alan Rudkin-European Bantamweight champ

    there's also...

    Derry Matthews - WBU featherweight champ

    Shea Neary - WBU light welterweight champ (fought Mickey Ward and is in The Fighter)

    Robin Reid - WBC super middleweight champ

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  • 10 years ago

    Liverpool UK

    John Conteh-World light heavy champ

    Paul Hodkinson-World featherweight champ

    Alan Rudkin-European Bantamweight champ

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  • 10 years ago

    Dallas, Texas, the undisputed welterweight champion of the world, Curtis Cokes.

    And a really nice guy out of the ring.

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    10 years ago

    San Francisco, California - Nonito Donaire.

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    10 years ago

    I'm from Cebu City, Philippines. The best fighter from our place is Flash Elorde. He is like God where I'm from. He put Cebu on the map!

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