List of Famous Filipino Boxers

The Philippines is known worldwide for its excellence in boxing. The following is a list of famous Filipinos who excelled in Boxing:

Female Boxers
Irish Magno – First ever Filipino woman to be qualified for the Olympics
Nesthy Petecio – Silver medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Male Boxers
Alvin Tam
Anthony Villanueva – 1964 Tokyo Olympics Men’s Featherweight Silver Medalist
Ben Villaflor
Brian Viloria – 1999 (AIBA) Houston Men’s Light flyweight Gold Medalist
Carl Jammes Martin
Carlo Paalam – Silver medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Ceferino Garcia
Celedonio Espinosa, Jr.
Dodie Boy Penalosa
Eribito Salavarria
Eumir Marcial – Bronze medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Flash Elorde
John Riel Casimero
Jose Villanueva – 1932 Los Angeles Olympics Men’s Bantamweight – Bronze Medalist
Harry Tañamor – 2007 (AIBA) Chicago Men’s Light flyweight Silver Medalist
Leopoldo Serantes – 1988 Seoul Olympics Men’s Light Flyweight Bronze medalist
Kevin Belingon
Khurvin Jhon “KJ The Ipugo” Ballitoc Natuplag
Little Dado
Luisito Espinosa
Manny Pacquiao – most probably the greatest boxer of all times
Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco – 1996 Atlanta Olympics Men’s Light Flyweight Silver medalist
Mark Magnifico Magsayo
Marvin Sonsona
Nonito Donaire
Pancho Villa
Rene Barrientos
Roberto Cruz
Rodel Mayol
Roel Velasco – 1992 Barcelona Olympics Men’s Light Flyweight Bronze Medalist
Rogen Ladon – 2015 (AIBA) Doha Men’s Light flyweight Bronze Medalist
Rolando Navarette
Small Montana

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Fiipino Boxing Medalists
Fiipino Boxing Medalists at the Tokyo Olympic Games Carlos Paalam, Eumir Marcial and Nesthy Pretecio (Photo Credit: Philippine Star FB Page)

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