Born to an English mother and Nigerian father, he first laced up the gloves at the tender of age of 12, going on to capture a gold medal at the 2004 Junior Olympics held in Texas.Living up to Charlie Sheen's "winning" mantra, he would capture another gold at the 2005 World Championships and Olympic bronze later at the 2012 London Games.But the wound healed, and by 2013 Mares achieved something truly special, winning world titles in three weight divisions.
Hailing from North Philadelphia, the soft-spoken Puerto Rican American turned pro at the tender age of 19 after falling short of an Olympic gold dream.
Chichaito is a shot consisting of Palo Viejo brand white rum mixed with anise liqueur. In September 2013, Garcia put his undefeated record and 3 titles on the line against an Argentine bad boy on a fight card that broke pay-per-view records.
Not the art of Florence crafted by the masters of Renaissance sculpture could’ve chiseled this body type.
This tall drink of water was a later bloomer, picking up the sport at the ripe old age of 18 on a recommendation by a cousin. Being touted as the next big thing, he was offered over $50,000 dollars to turn pro, but shocked the local boxing community, saying “I didn't take up the sport for money, I want to win medals." Two years later, Anthony would win gold at the 2012 London Games, going from a big fish in a small pond to an international player.
Known for his tremendous handspeed and fierce combinations, the caramel mochaccino is a former two-time world champion by winning WBA, WBA (Super) and IBF light Welterweight titles.
Outside of the ring, the king tied the knot on at the Waldorf Astoria in New York city to a beautiful Pakistani-American.
Inside the ring, he is one of only a few men who can boast having fought two of the greatest fighters of an era: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
Outside of the squared circle, the rugged heartthrob is a happily married man with three kids.
He also posed nude for Attitude magazine and continues to work as a semi-professional model through his official website.
And finally, he holds the dubious honor as a pro boxer of sustaining an injury off a diving board on the ITV hit reality show Born in Jalisco, Mexico, but raised in Hawaiian Gardens, California, Mares has an incredible story of triumph over tragedy.
The ciruela paleta used his two fists to avoid gang life, leading all the way to a heartbreaking first round loss at the 2004 Olympic tournament in Athens.