List of southpaw stance boxers

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This is a list of southpaw stance boxers. Southpaw is a boxing term that designates the stance where the boxer has his right hand and right foot forward, leading with right jabs, and following with a left cross right hook. Southpaw is the normal stance for a left-handed boxer. The corresponding designation for a right-handed boxer is orthodox, and is generally a mirror-image of the southpaw stance.

Name Year of Birth Year of Death Country of Birth Weight Class References
Markus Beyer 1971 Germany light middleweight/super middleweight [1]
Jack Bodell 1940 UK light heavyweight/heavyweight [2]
Adonis Stevenson 1977 Haiti super middleweight [3]
Lucian Bute 1980 Romania super middleweight/light heavyweight [4]
Chris Cornelius Byrd 1970 USA light heavyweight/heavyweight [1]
Bobby Pacquiao 1980 Philippines super featherweight [5]
Manny Pacquiao 1978 Philippines light flyweight, flyweight, super flyweight, bantamweight, super bantamweight, featherweight, super featherweight, lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, super welterweight [6]
Carmen Basilio 1927 2012 USA welterweight/middleweight [7]
James J. Corbett 1866 1933 USA Heavyweight [7]
Young Corbett III 1905 1993 USA welterweight/middleweight [8]
Marvin Hagler 1954 USA Middleweight [7]
Oscar de la Hoya 1973 USA Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Light Welterweight, Welterweight, Light Middleweight, Middleweight [7]
Reggie Johnson 1966 USA Middleweight, Light Heavyweight [7]
Rafael Limón 1954 Mexico Super Featherweight [7]
Freddie Miller 1911 1962 USA Featherweight [7]
Jackie Paterson 1920 1966 Scotland Flyweight, Bantamweight [7]
Pernell Whitaker 1964 USA Lightweight, Welterweight [7]
Joe Calzaghe 1972 Wales Super Middleweight, Light heavyweight
Naseem Hamed 1974 England Featherweight, Super Bantamweight, Bantamweight
Audley Harrison 1971 England Heavyweight
Edwin Valero 1981 2010 Venezuela Lightweight, Super Featherweight
Zab Judah 1977 USA Light Welterweight, Welterweight, Super Welterweight
Sharmba Mitchell 1970 USA Light Welterweight
Ruslan Chagaev 1978 Uzbekistan Heavyweight
Victor Ortiz 1987 USA Welterweight, Light Welterweight
Andy Lee 1984 Ireland Middleweight
Brian Magee 1975 Ireland Super Middleweight
Freddie Gilroy 1936 Ireland Bantamweight
Héctor Camacho 1962 2012 Puerto Rico Middleweight
László Papp 1926 2003 Hungary Middleweight
Michael Carruth 1967 Ireland Light Middleweight
Michael Moorer 1967 USA Heavyweight
Robert Guerrero 1983 USA Welterweight
Sergio Martínez 1975 Argentina Middleweight
Denis Lebedev 1979 Russia Cruiserweight


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=007045&cat=boxer Boxrec.com
  2. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=18894&cat=boxer Boxrec.com
  3. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=372003&cat=boxer Boxrec.com
  4. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=223046&cat=boxer Boxrec.com
  5. ^ Bobby Pacquiao Is a Shadow Compared to His Brother Manny Pacquiao | Bleacher Report
  6. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=006129&cat=boxer Boxrec.com
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i Famous Left-Handers
  8. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=36463&cat=boxer