How to Choose a Boxing Name: Tips and Suggestions

How do you come up with a boxing name? Generally your nickname is given to you by training partners, coaches/trainers, or perhaps old friends. Rarely (at least traditionally rarely) do people choose their own nickname. They come from personal attributes, the way you fight or train, maybe some inside joke. Read more on Choosing … Read more

Why is Floyd called Pretty?

He became most notorious after he left the East Liverpool area. He headed west and found refuge in “”Tom’s Town”” ( now Kansas City ), a town run by Tom Pendegast. Hired guns, murderer’s and successful gangsters hung out here. It was here that he learned to use a machine gun and acquired the nickname … Read more

Is IBO a Major Title?

Is IBO a major title? It is an independent and well-known organization not recognized by the “”big four”” governing bodies (WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO), who only recognize each other in their rankings and title unification rules. Read more on The phrase “Independent Business Owner,” or IBO, is frequently used in the direct selling … Read more

Floyd Mayweather: The Undefeated Champion’s Nickname

What is Floyd Mayweather’s nickname? Money Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather / Nicknames. Mayweather, Floyd, Jr. Mayweather earned the nickname “”Pretty Boy”” during his amateur career because of his unmarked face. Read more on A notable American professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. He has a perfect 50-0 record and is regarded as one of the … Read more

Choosing a Good Nickname for a Boxer

What is a good nickname for a boxer? Here’s how the Page 2 staff ranked the best boxing nicknames of all-time: 1. “””” Hands of Stone”””” (Roberto “”””No Mas”””” Duran) 2. “””” The Hitman”””” (Tommy Hearns) 3. “””” The Greatest”””” (Muhammad Ali) 4. “””” The Bayonne Bleeder”””” (Chuck Wepner) 5. “””” The Golden Boy”””” (Oscar … Read more