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101 Greatest Boxing Nicknames


Boxers are among the most colorful athletes in all of sports, so it should come as no surprise that they also have the best nicknames. Here is a list of 101 of the greatest nicknames in boxing history:


Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis
Arturo "Thunder" Gatti
"Baby" Joe Mesi
Beast from the East (Nikolay Valuev)
Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins
"Big" George Foreman
Bobby "No Dice" Chacon
Butterbean (Eric Esch)
Darnell "The Ding-a-Ling Man" Wilson
Davarryl "Touch of Sleep" Williamson
Donovan "Razor" Ruddock
El Terrible (Erik Morales)
Evander "Real Deal" Holyfield
Everett "Bigfoot" Martin
Explosive Thin Man (Alexis Arguello)
"Ferocious" Fernando Vargas
"Gentleman" Jim Corbett
Hands of Stone (Roberto Duran)
Hector "Macho" Camacho
Homicide Hank (Henry Armstrong)
Iran "The Blade" Barkley
"Irish" Micky Ward
"Iron" Mike Tyson
James "Bonecrusher" Smith
James "Buster" Douglas
James "Hard Rock" Green
James "Lights Out" Toney
James "Quick" Tillis
Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy
Jerry "Wimpy" Halstead
Jersey Joe Walcott (Arnold Cream)
John "The Beast" Mugabi
Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles
Juan "The Hispanic Causing Panic" Lazcano
Laila "She Be Stinging" Ali
Lance "Mount" Whitaker
Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson
"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler
"Merciless" Ray Mercer
Michael "Dynamite" Dokes
Michael "Second to" Nunn
Mike "The Body Snatcher" McCallum
Mike "The Bounty" Hunter
Mitch "Blood" Green
No Mas (Roberto Duran)
Nonpareil (Jack Dempsey)
O'Neil "Give 'em Hell" Bell
Owen "What the Heck" Beck
Pac-Man (Manny Pacquaio)
"Prince" Naseem Hamed

Continue on to PAGE 2 for nicknames 51-101.

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