List of boxing families

List of boxing families

This is a list of boxing families with two or more notable boxers. Many families have had multiple members become famous in the sport of boxing with some having had multiple world champions.



The Corros
  • Hugo, world Middleweight champion
  • Osvaldo Corro, 1980s contender, Hugo's brother
The Narváezes
  • Omar, world Flyweight champion
  • Mario Oscar Narváez, Omar's brother
  • Nestor Daniel Narváez, Omar's brother
The Baldomirs
The Coggis
  • Juan Martín, world (WBA) Light Welterweight champion
  • Martin Antonio Coggi, Juan Martin's son
The Matthysses
  • Lucas Matthysse contender, Walter brother
  • Walter Matthysse contender, Lucas brother
  • Soledad Edith Matthysse, female contender, Walter and Lucas' sister.
The Sarmiento
  • Daniel, former world (IBO) Light Welterweight champion
  • Gabriel Sarmiento, World class trainer, which includes Lucas Matthysse and Sergio Gabriel Martinez


The Mundines
  • Tony, middleweight contender.
  • Anthony, Tony's son, Former 2x WBA Super Middleweight champion and Former IBO Middleweight champion.


The Jofres
  • Aristides Jofre
  • Eder, Aristides' son, world bantamweight and world (WBC) featherweight champion.
The Zumbanos
  • Ralf Zumbano
  • Raphael Zumbano


The Gattis
  • Arturo, world Jr. Lightweight (IBF) and world (WBC) light welterweight champion,Defeated Micky Ward.
  • Joe, former light middleweight world title challenger, Arturo's brother
The Hiltons
The Vanderpools
  • Fitz, world (WBF) Welterweight and WBF Jr. Middleweight champion (Syd's older brother)
  • Syd, former world title challenger, Fitz's younger brother


The Tiozzos
  • Fabrice, two time light heavyweight champion (WBA and later, WBC) and world (WBA) cruiserweight champion.
  • Christophe, world (WBA) super middleweight champion, Fabrice's brother.


The Rocchigianis
  • Ralf, world (WBO) Cruiserweight champion.
  • Graciano, world (IBF) Super Middleweight champion and world Light Heavyweight champion (WBC), Ralf's brother.


The Dundees (First pair of brothers to become World Champions)
  • Joe, NYSAC world Welterweight champion
  • Vince, world Middleweight champion, Joe's younger brother
The Steccas
  • Loris, world Jr. Featherweight champion
  • Maurizio, world (WBO) featherweight champion. Loris' brother
The Brancos
  • Silvio, world (WBA) Light Heavyweight champion.
  • Gianluca Branco, light welterweight contender, Silvio's brother


The Collins'
  • Pascal Collins, supermiddleweight journeyman
  • Steve, WBO Middleweight and WBO super middleweight champion.
The Magee's
  • Noel, Commonwealth Light Heavyweight champion
  • Eamonn, WBU and Commonwealth light welterweight champion
  • Terry, light middleweight journeyman
Mike, Rory,, Tommy,and Brian O'Shea native of Dublin Ireland. Chicago Goldin Glove champions, also national Golden Glove champions.


The Harada
  • Fighting Harada, former World Flyweight and World Bantamweight Champion
  • Ushiwakamaru Harada, Fighting Harada's younger brother, former Japan Bantamweight and Japan Featherweight Champion
The Kamedas (Three Kameda brothers)
The Arisawas
  • Kōji Arisawa, famous Japanese boxer, Japanese Super Featherweight champion
  • Kazu Arisawa, Kōji's twin brother, Japanese Lightweight contender


The Álvarez family
The Arce family
  • Jorge, world (WBC) light flyweight and interim world (WBC) flyweight champion
  • Francisco, contender, Jorge's brother
The Arredondo family
  • Rene, world (WBC) light welterweight champion
  • Ricardo, world (WBC) super featherweight champion
  • Roberto, Japanese featherweight champion
The Barrera family
  • Jorge, 1990s contender
  • Marco Antonio, 3 division (super bantam, feather and super feather) world champion, Jorge's brother
The Burgos family
The Castillo family
The Chávez family
The Díaz family
The Espadas family
The García family
  • Raúl García, is the former IBF miniflyweight and current WBO minimumweight champion.
  • Ramón García Hirales, is the current WBO light flyweight champion and twin brother of Raúl.
The González family
  • Alejandro Martín González, is a former WBC Featherweight and IBA Lightweight Champion
  • Alejandro Gonzalez, Jr., An undefeated Featherweight prospect
The Karass family
  • Jesus Soto Karass, Welterweight contender
  • José Luis Soto Karass, Light Welterweight contender
The López family
  • Ricardo, A former IBF, WBA, WBO and defended the WBC Strawweight Championship a record 21 times
  • Alonso, An undefeated prospect in the Flyweight division
The Márquez family
  • Juan Manuel, world (WBA, IBF and interim WBO) featherweight champion, world (WBC) super featherweight world champion.
  • Rafael, world (IBF) bantamweight and world (WBC) super bantamweight champion, Juan Manuel's brother.
The Mijares family
The Montiel family
  • Fernando, world (WBO) flyweight champion and world (WBO) super flyweight champion
  • Manuel Sr., Father of Fernando, 70's Flyweight Contender and World class Trainer
  • Alejandro, Fernando's older brother and IBA Flyweight Champion
  • Pedro, Fernando's brother Middleweight Contender
  • Manuel jr., bantamweight Contender
  • Eduardo, Middleweight Contender
The Morales family
  • José Morales, 1970s boxing contender, Erik's father and manager
  • Erik, 3 division (Super Bantam, Feather and Super Feather) world champion
  • Diego, world (WBO) Super Flyweight champion, Erik's brother
  • Iván, an undefeated Bantamweight boxing prospect
The Páez family
The Roman family
  • Gilberto, world Bantamweight champion
  • Jorge, 1990s contender, Gilberto's brother
The Ruelas family
  • Gabriel, world (WBC) Jr. Lightweight champion
  • Rafael, world (IBF) Lightweight champion, Gabriel's brother
The Sánchez family
The Solís family
  • Ulises, world (IBF) light flyweight world champion
  • Jorge, Featherweight Mexican champion, Ulises's brother
The Zárate family
  • Carlos Zárate, A Former World Bantamweight Champion and is ranked #21 on The Ring's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.
  • Carlos Zárate, Jr., An undefeated boxer in the Light Welterweight division.
  • Joel Luna Zárate, He is the nephew of Carlos Zárate and the former WBO Latino Super Flyweight Champion.


The Duran-Samaniego family
The Pedrozas
  • Eusebio, world Featherweight champion
  • Rafael Pedroza, world Jr. Bantamweight champion, Eusebio's cousin


The Pacquiaos
  • Manny, Ring Magazine pound for pound #1 (2008-Present), eight-division world champion: WBC Super Welterweight world champion, WBO welterweight world champion, IBO and Ring Magazine light welterweight champion, WBC lightweight world champion, Ring Magazine and WBC super featherweight world champion, Ring Magazine featherweight champion, IBF super bantamweight world champion, WBC flyweight world champion and 2006/2008 Fighter of the Year (Older brother)
  • Bobby, Super Featherweight/Lightweight challenger, defeated former Featherweight champion Kevin Kelley, and WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight Champion (Younger brother)
The Espinosas
  • Luisito, WBA Bantamweight Champion and WBC Featherweight Champion. (Son)
  • Leo Espinosa, fought Pascual Perez for the World Flyweight Title (Lost, UD15), OPBF Bantamweight king with 10 successful defenses. (Father)
The Peñalosas
  • Carl Peñalosa, lightweight and jr.welterweight champion during the 1960s (Gerry's father)
  • Gerry, WBC Super Flyweight Champion, WBU Super Flyweight Champion and WBO Bantamweight Champion
  • Dodie Boy, IBF Light Flyweight Champion (the first of that governing body) and IBF Flyweight Champion (Gerry's older brother)
  • Jonathan, 1990s contender (Gerry's older brother)
  • Dodie Boy Jr., upcoming prospect and boxing newcomer (Gerry's nephew)
The Donaires
  • Nonito, Current NABF Super Flyweight Champion (2006) and IBF & IBO Flyweight Champion. (Younger brother)
  • Glenn, Current NABA and WBO NABO Flyweight Champion (2006) (Older brother)
  • Richard, boxing newcomer (Cousin)
The Elordes
  • Gabriel, WBA and WBC super featherweight champion. (Grandfather)
  • Juan Martin, upcoming boxing prospect. (Grandson)
  • Juan Miguel, upcoming boxing prospect. (Grandson)
The Magramos (alias Skull and Bones Family)
  • Ric Magramo, famous Filipino boxer
  • Ric Magramo Jr., Ric's son, 1990s contender
  • Ronnie Magramo, Ric Jr.'s young brother, WBF Mini Flyweight world champion
  • Melvin Magramo, Ric Jr. and Ronnie's young brother, 1990s contender
The Rubillars
  • Juanito, WBC International Junior Flyweight Champion (Younger brother)
  • Ernesto Rubillar, 1990s contender (Older brother)
The Sonsonas
  • Marvin, former WBO super flyweight champion
  • Eden, Marvin's cousin, former Philippine national super flyweight champion
The Nietes
  • Donnie, current WBO minimumweight champion
  • Gerson Nietes, Donnie's cousin
The Franciscos
  • Drian, current WBA International super flyweight champion
  • Lloyd Francisco, boxing newcomer and Drian's younger brother

Puerto Rico

The Arroyo Twins Brothers
The Benítez brothers
  • Frankie Benítez, 1970s contender
  • Gregory Benítez, 1970s contender
  • Wilfred, 3 time division world champion
The Bisbal Brothers
  • Victor Bisbal, Heavyweight Pro Prospect (older brother)Ex-Amateur Star
  • Gerardo Bisbal, Amateur Heavyweight, Victor's brother (younger brother)1st Puerto Rican three times Central American Medallist.
The Camachos
  • Felix Camacho, former world title challenger and WBF world Jr.Featherweight champion
  • Héctor, 7 time division world champion,Boxing Legend, Felix's brother
  • Héctor Jr.,Welterweight contender
The Cottos
The De Leons
  • Carlos, 3 time world Cruiserweight champion
  • Carlos De León Jr., prospect
The Solises (brothers)
  • Enrique Solís, former world title challenger
  • Julian, world Bantamweight champion
  • Rafael, former world title challenger
The Trinidads
  • Félix Trinidad Jr., 3 time division world champion and a Puerto Rican legend
  • Félix Trinidad Sr., Puerto Rican regional Featherweight champion
  • Juan Gomez-Trinidad, Lightweight contender, Felix Jr's cousin, Felix Sr's nephew
The Vázquezs


The Simions (brothers)



The Galaxys (both born Saenkham)
  • Khaosai, WBA Junior Bantamweight world champion
  • Kaokor, Khaosai's twin brother, 2 time WBA Bantamweight world champion
The Payakaroons (both born Tiptamai)
  • Samart, WBC Super Bantamweight world champion, famous Muay Thai boxer
  • Kongtoranee Payakaroon, Samart's older brother, Gilberto Roman and Khaosai Galaxy's contender, famous Muay Thai boxer
The Poontarats
  • Payao, WBC Super Flyweight world champion, bronze medal amateur boxing Light Flyweight at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Panieng Poontarat (or Panieng Okuda), Payao's young brother
Sitbangprachan & Chor Siriwat (both born Hanwichachai)
  • Pichit Sitbangprachan, IBF Flyweight world champion
  • Pichit Chor Siriwat (former name Pichitnoi), Pichit Sitbangprachan's young brother, WBA Junior Flyweight world champion
The Porpaoins (both born Motma)
  • Chana, 2 time WBA Minimumweight world champion
  • Songkram Porpaoin, Chana's twin brother, WBA Minimumweight interim champion
The Sor Vorapins (both born Phothong)
  • Ratanapol, 2 time IBF Mini Flyweight world champion
  • Ratanachai, Ratanapol's young brother, WBO Bantamweight world champion


The Kamsings
  • Somluck, gold medal Featherweight at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Somrot, Somluck's older brother, Thailand national amateur boxing team
The Boonjumnongs
  • Manus, gold medal Light Welterweight at the 2004 Summer Olympics, silver medal Light Welterweight at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Non (former name Manon), Manus's young brother, Thailand national amateur boxing team

Trinidad and Tobago

The Noels
  • Claude, world Lightweight champion
  • David, 1980s contender, Claude's brother


The Klitschkos (brothers)
  • Vitali, former WBO and two time current WBC Heavyweight Champion
  • Wladimir, former two time champion and current unified WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO and The Ring Heavyweight Champion

Together, the Klitschko brothers hold all of the belts in the Heavyweight Division, as of 2nd July 2011 (when Wladimir Klitschko defeated David Haye for the WBA title)

United Kingdom

The Eubanks
  • Chris, world Middleweight champion, world Super Middleweight champion, former world Cruiserweight title challenger
  • Chris Jr, son of Chris, current amateur boxer
  • Frank Eubank, cousin of Chris
  • Peter Eubank, older brother of Chris
  • Simon Eubank, twin brother of Peter, older brother of Chris
The Finnegans
  • Chris, 1968 Olympic Middleweight Gold Medal Winner; British, Commonwealth and European Light Heavyweight Champion, world title challenger
  • Kevin, younger brother of Chris, British and European Middleweight Champion
The Hattons
  • Ricky, world Light Welterweight champion, WBA Welterweight Champion
  • Matthew, younger brother of Ricky, active welterweight
The Khans
  • Amir Khan, Olympic games silver medalist, WBA World light welterweight champion
  • Haroon Khan, Commonwealth games broze medallist
The Londons
  • Jack, British Heavyweight champion (1944–45)
  • Brian, son of Jack, British Heavyweight champion (1958–59)
The Minters
  • Alan, world Middleweight champion
  • Ross, son of Alan, English Welterweight champion, active boxer

United States

The Alis
  • Muhammad, former 3 time world Heavyweight champion
  • Rahman, older brother of Muhammad
  • Laila, women's World Super Middleweight Champion, Muhammad's daughter
  • Ibn Ali, son of Rahman, 11-2 as a professional cruiserweight and heavyweight
The Alvarado & Cisneros family
  • Mike Alvarado, undefeated Light Welterweight contender
  • Ron Cisneros, 80's contender, Mike's father
  • Ricky López, Featherweight prospect and cousin of Mike Alvarado
The Ayalas
  • Tony Ayala, Sr., former boxer and trainer of his four sons
  • Tony Ayala, Jr., controversial Light Middleweight contender
  • Mike, former two-division world title challenger
  • Sammy, 80's Welterweight contender
  • Paulie, 80's Featherweight contender
The Baers
  • Buddy, former world title challenger
  • Max, world Heavyweight champion, Buddy's brother; father of Max Baer Jr.
The Baltazar Brothers
  • Tony, former world Light Welterweight title challenger
  • Frankie, 1970s Featherweight contender
  • Robert, 1980s Super Featherweight contender
The Byrds
  • Joe Byrd Sr., 1992 US Olympic Team Head Coach
  • Antoine, Joe's son, former world middleweight title challenger
  • Chris, world heavyweight champion, Joe's son, Antoine's brother
  • Patrick, Welterweight, Joe's son, Chris and Antoine's brother
  • Tracy, two division IFBA world champion, Chris and Antoine's sister, Joe's daughter
  • Lamon Brewster one time world heavyweight champion, nephew to Joe Byrd and cousin to Chris Byrd
The Berlenbachs
  • Paul Sr, world lightheavyweight champion
  • Paul Jr., former contender
The Carbajals
  • Michael, 4 time world Jr. Flyweight champion
  • Cruz, Michael's young brother, world Bantamweight champion
The Canizales
  • Gaby, world Bantamweight champion
  • Orlando, world Bantamweight champion, Gaby's brother
The Camachos
  • Hector "Macho", Former world champion in many weight classes
  • Hector Jr, Current Welterweight Contender, son of Hector "Macho" Camacho
  • Christian (aka M.C., Amateur standout, son of Hector Sr, half brother of Hector Jr.
The Currys
  • Bruce, World Jr. Welterweight Champion
  • Graylin, Bruce's younger brother and Donald's older brother. 13-6 as a professional junior middleweight
  • Donald, World Welterweight Champion, younger brother of Bruce and Graylin
The Douglas'
  • Billy "Dynamite" Douglas, Middle and Light heavyweight Contender
  • Buster Douglas, world Heavyweight champion, defeated Mike Tyson, son of Billy Douglas
The Eklund & Ward family
The Foremans
  • George, family patriarch, former 2 time world Heavyweight champion
  • Freeda, women's boxing contender, George's daughter
  • George III, heavyweight boxing contender
The Fraziers
  • Joe, family patriarch, world Heavyweight champion
  • Jackie, women's boxing contender
  • Joe Jr, son of Joe
  • Marvis, son of Joe and brother of Joe Jr, former world title challenger
  • Tyrone, 1980s contender
The Fullmers
  • Don, 1960s middleweightcontender
  • Gene, world Middleweight champion
  • Jay, lightweight, welterweight
The García family
The Gibbons brothers
  • Mike, rated one of ten best middleweights of all time by Nat Fleischer
  • Tommy, lost 15-round decision to Jack Dempsey for the heavyweight title,
The Hagler-Sims family
The Hearns family
  • Thomas, 5 division world champion
  • Billy, younger brother of Thomas. 7-0 with 4 knockouts as a professional junior lightweight
  • Ronald, world ranked middleweight challenger, son of Thomas Hearns
The Hopkins family
  • Bernard, former undisputed middleweight champion of the world, light heavyweight champion
  • Demetrius, Light welterweight challenger, nephew to Bernard
The Jacksons
The Johnsons
  • Harold, world lightheavyweight champion
  • Phil, heavyweight, father of Harold
The Jones family
  • Roy Jones Sr, fought Marvin Hagler
  • Roy Jr., former undisputed light heavyweight champion, 4 division world champion, former Ring Magazine #1 pound for pound boxer in the world
The Judahs
  • Daniel, light-heavyweight contender, Zab's older brother
  • Josiah, super-middleweight boxer, Zab's younger brother
  • Yoel, family patriarch, boxer, trainer, and kickboxing champion
  • Zab, former undisputed welterweight champion,Defeated Ernest Johnson, Yoel's son
The Leonards
  • Roger, 1970s boxer
  • Ray, 5 division time world champion, Roger's younger brother
The Litzaus
  • Jason, Super Featherweight boxer
  • Allen, Lightweight boxer
The Lopez'
  • Danny, world Featherweight champion
  • Ernie, former world title challenger, Danny's brother
The Magdalenos
The Mancinis
  • Lenny, 1940s contender
  • Ray, world Lightweight champion, Lenny's son
The Mayweathers
  • Floyd Jr., 9 time division world champion over 5 weight classes, former Ring Magazine pound for pound #1,Undefeated 42-0.
  • Floyd Sr., 1970s–1980s contender, former trainer of Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Chad Dawson and others
  • Jeff, 1990s contender, Floyd Sr.'s brother
  • Roger, 2 time division world champion, Floyd Sr.'s brother, Floyd Jr.'s Trainer
  • Justin Jones, son of Floyd Sr., half brother of Floyd Jr.
The McCrorys
  • Milton, world Welterweight champion
  • Steve, world title challenger
The McGirts
The McNeeleys
  • Peter, Heavyweight who fought Mike Tyson
  • Tom Jr., Heavyweight challenger, fought against Floyd Patterson, Peter's dad
  • Tom Sr., Light heavyweight challenger, Tom Jr's dad, Peter's grandfather
The Mitchells
The Norris Family
  • Orlin, former world Cruiserweight champion, fought Mike Tyson
  • Terry, 3 time world Jr. Middleweight champion
The Pattersons
  • Floyd, 2 time world Heavyweight champion
  • Tracy, world Jr. Lightweight champion, Floyd's adoptive son
The Quarrys
  • Jerry, well renowned Heavyweight challenger
  • Mike, Light Heavyweight challenger, younger brother to Jerry
  • Bobby, Heavyweight challenger, youngest brother to Jerry and Mike
The Richardsons
  • Chester,Golden Glove Champ,Pro Fighter
  • Durrell,2002 National Golden Glove Champ,Pro Fighter
  • Greg,Former World Bantamweight Champion
  • Randy,Golden Glove Champ,Pro Fighter
  • Ollie,Golden Glove Champ
The Russells
The Sandovals
  • Alberto, former world title challenger
  • Richie, world Bantamweight champion, Alberto's brother
The Spinks Family
  • Leon, world Heavyweight champion
  • Michael, 2 time division world champion, Leon's brother
  • Leon Jr, slain fighter, Leon's oldest son, fought as Leon Calvin
  • Darrel, world Super Welterweight, Leon's son
  • Cory, world undisputed Welterweight champion, Leon's youngest son
  • Leon III, Leon's grand son & Cory's Nephew
The Sullivan brothers (twins)
  • Jack, middleweight title claimant
  • Mike, welterweight title claimant
The Vargas brothers
The Weaver brothers
  • Mike, world heavyweight title (WBA) champion, older brother of the Weaver Triplets
  • Floyd, jr. middleweight contender, one of the triplets
  • Lloyd, middleweight contender, one of the triplets
  • Troy, super middleweight contender, one of the triplets
The Webbers
  • Cora, world champion women boxer, twin of Dora
  • Dora, world champion women boxer, twin of Cora
The Zivic brothers


The Cermeños
  • Antonio, WBA world Jr. Featherweight champion
  • Nehomar, WBA world interim Bantamweight champion
The Espanas
  • Crisanto, world Welterweight champion
  • Ernesto, world Lightweight champion, Crisanto's brother
The Espanas
  • Edwin, two division world champion
  • Luis, an undefeated Lightweight prospect, Edwin's brother


The Cardonas
  • Ricardo, WBA world Jr.Featherweight champion
  • Prudencio, WBC world Flyweight champion, Ricardo's brother

Dominican Republic

The Cruz

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