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]
Young Corbett III 1905 1993 USA welterweight/middleweight [7]
Marvin Hagler 1954 USA Middleweight [8]
Reggie Johnson 1966 USA Middleweight, Light Heavyweight [8]
Rafael Limón 1954 Mexico Super Featherweight [8]
Freddie Miller 1911 1962 USA Featherweight [8]
Jackie Paterson 1920 1966 Scotland Flyweight, Bantamweight [8]
Pernell Whitaker 1964 USA Lightweight, Welterweight [8]
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|


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  5. ^ Bobby Pacquiao Is a Shadow Compared to His Brother Manny Pacquiao | Bleacher Report
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  8. ^ a b c d e f Famous Left-Handers