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NICKNAMES


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The Legend in the Making

A

Billy Aird - The Liverpool Lip
Lou Ambers - Herkimer Hurricane
Alexis Arguello - Explosive Thin Man
Henry Armstrong - Mellody Jackson / Hurricane Hank
Tim Austin - Terrible

B

Max Baer - The Livermore Larruper
Marco Antonio Barrera - The Baby Faced Assasin
Jem Belcher - The Napoleon of the Ring
Jack Berg - The Whitechapel Whirlwind
Kenny Bognor - Bang Bang
Riddick Bowe - Sugar Bear / Big Daddy
James Braddock - The Cinderella Man
Charles Brewer - The Hatchet
Joe Brown - Old Bones
Tommy Burns - The Canny Canadian

C

Primo Carnera - The Ambling Alp
Georges Carpentier - The Orchid Man
Ezzard Charles - The Cincinnati Cobra
Kid Chocolate - The Cuban Bon Bon
George Chuvalo - The Fighting Washerwoman
Cassius Clay - The Louisville Lip
Billy Conn - The Pittsburgh Kid
Bert Cooper - Smokin
James Corbett - Gentleman Jim
Peter Crawley - Young Rump Steak

D

Oscar De La Hoya - The Golden Boy
Jack Dempsey - The Mannassa Mauler
Jack Dillon - Jack the Giant Killer
George Dixon - Little Chocolate
James Douglas - The Tokyo Typhoon
Tery Downes - The Paddington Express
Johhny Dundee - The Scotch Wop
Eyvon Durelle - The Fighting Fisherman

E

Samuel Elias - Dutch Sam
Gabriel Elorde - The Flash
Alfredo Escelara - The Snake Man
Crisanto Espana - Claw

F

Jeff Fenech - The Marrickville Mauler
Bob Fitzimmons - The Freckled Freak
Tiger Flowers - The Georgia Deacon
George Foreman - The Punching Preacher
Joe Frazier - Smokin

G

Robert Garcia - Grandpa
Arturo Gatti - Thunder
Kid Gavilan - The Hawk
Kid Gavillian - The Cuban Hawk
Mike Gibbons - St. Paul Phantom
Alejandro Gonzales - Little Cobra
Harry Greb - The Pittsburgh Windmill
Bob Gregson - The Lancashire Giant
John Gutenko - Kid Williams

H

Naseem Hamed - Prince
Mustafa Hamsho - Syrian Buzzsaw
Marvin Hart - The Punching Plumber
Pete Herman - Kid
Genaro Hernandez - Chicanito
Herbie Hide - The Dancing Destroyer
Larry Holmes - The Black Cloud / Easton Assasin
William Hooper - The Tin Man
Evander Holyfield - The Real Deal / Commander Vander
Josh Hudson - The John Bull Fighter

I

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J

John Jackson - Gentleman
James Jeffries - The Fighting Boilermaker
Ingermar Johansson - The Hammer of Thor
Jack Johnson - The Galvastone Giant
Jack Johnson - Little Arthur
Mark Johnson - Too Sharp
Junior Jones - Poison

K

Kevin Kelley - The Flushing Flash
Stanley Ketchel - The Michigan Assassin

L

Benny Leonard - The Ghetto Wizard
Ray Leonard - Sugar
Rafael Limon - Bazooka
Sonny Liston - Old Stone Face / Bear
Jose Luis Lopez - Maestrito
Joe Louis - The Brown Bomber

M

Jem Mace - The Swaffham Gypsy
Angel Manfredy - El Diablo
Rocky Marciano - The Brockton Blockbuster
Floyd Mayweather - Pretty Boy
Jimmy McCarrin - Baby Face
Kid McCoy - The Corkscrew Kid
Terry McGovern - Terrible Terry
Barry McGuigan - The Clones Cyclone
Kennedy McKinney - King
Jimmy McLarnin - The Baby Faced Assasin
George Meggs - The Collier
Jeff Merrit - The Candy Man
Bob Montgomery - The Philadelphia Bobcat
Archie Moore - The Mongoose
Davie Moore - The Springfield Rifle
Michael Moorer - Destroyer
Shane Mosley - Sugar
Keith Mullings - Brooklyn

N

Jose Napoles - Mantequilla
Bill Neate - The Bristol Bull
Azumah Nelson - The Professor
Battling Nelson - The Durable Dane
Terry Norris - Terrible Terry

O

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P

Floyd Patterson - The Peek A Boo Champ / Rabbit
Willie Pep - Willo the Wisp
Vince Phillips - Cool
Hen Pierce - The Game Chicken
Aaron Pryor - The Hawk

Q

Dwight Qawi - The Camden Buzzsaw
Ike Quartey - Bazooka

R

Bill Richmond - The Black Terror
Ray Robinson - Sugar
Luis Rodriguez - El Feo
Danny Romero - Kid Dynamite / Hot Rod
Maxie Rosenbloom - Slapsie Maxie

S

Max Schmelling - The Black Uhlan
Jack Sharkey - The Boston Gob
Battling Siki - Toy Boy
Jack Slack - Knight of Cleaver
Bill Stevens - The Nailer
George Stevenson - The Couchman
Young Stirbling - King of the Canebreakers
Young Stribbling - The Georgia Peach
John L Sullivan - The Boston Strongboy

T

William Thompson - Bold Bendigo
Jose Torres - Chegui
Felix Trinidad - Tito
Kostya Tszyu - Baby Faced Assasin
David Tua - Terminator
Gene Tunney - The Fighting Marine
Mike Tyson - Iron Mike

U

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V

Fernando Vargas - Ferocious

W

Joe Walcott - The Barbados Demon
Jersey Joe Walcott - The Old Master
Micky Walker - The Toy Bulldog
Freddy Welsh - The Welsh Wizard
Pernell Whitaker - Sweet Pea
Jimmy Wilde - The Ghost with the Hammer
Jess Willard - The Pattawatomie Giant
William Wood - The Coachman
Albert Wright - Chalky

X

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Y

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Z

Tony Zale - The Man of Steel

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