IRAN BLAD BARKLEY (1960 - ) Nickname: THE BLADE
HECTOR CAMACHO (1962 - 2012) Nickname: MACHO CAMACHO
RUBEN CARTER (1937 - 2014) Nickname: THE HURRICANE
ROBERTO DURAN (1951 - ) Nickname: HANDS OF STONE
LARRY HOLMES (1943 - 2013) Nickname: THE EASTON ASSASSIN
JAKE LaMOTTA (1922 - 2017) Nickname: THE BRONX BULL
KEN NORTON (1935 - 2006) Nickname: THE BLACK HERCULES
All of these boxers were championship winners. Norton fought Ali three times, but only beat him once early in their careers. Holmes also beat Ali in their one fight in 1980.
Several famous movies depict the lives of these boxers. The Hurricane is a movie about Ruben Carter's life and his wrongful imprisonment for a crime he did not commit. Raging Bull tells about the rough life of Jake LaMotta which was clearly carried into his tough unrelenting style of boxing.