When it comes to finding signed boxing memorabilia, we all want to make sure it is the most legitimate and authentic piece before making a commitment to buy it. Whether that be for a special Birthday or Christmas gift for a loved one, an auction prize or even for yourself to show off in your living room or study – you will definitely need to make sure that your autographed glove, picture frame, robe, shorts etc has it’s authenticity before committing to it.
For signed boxing memorabilia itself, there are so many amazing options out there for you pick and with so many great past fighters to choose from over the years – it can be a very difficult decision.
So why should you invest in a piece of signed boxing memorabilia? Well, for many people boxing legends play an important part in the sport of boxing and their mark in history themselves. Some of the greatest and iconic moments in sports have come from boxing which has inspired so many to pursue their dreams in and outside the ring.
Signed memorabilia is also considered a very good investment due to their historical significance to many (especially boxing and sports fans). If you think some options can be expensive now – imagine how much you could sell on for in 10 or 20 years time!
These past great have taken the time to leave their mark on the world with their very own signature and it truly gives fans a piece of treasure in boxing history which you can be proud to own and be part of your home.
Now in terms of finding the best memorabilia – you have to consider visiting SportsMemorabilia.com who have an incredible range to choose from.
To help you out I’ve created a top 10 list of some of the greatest boxing champs to have left their mark on the world. I’ve included some signed memorabilia options and prices to give you an idea. Hopefully some of these might pick your fancy!
1. Muhammad Ali Memorabilia
“The Greatest” – Does Muhammad Ali really need an introduction? He’s not only considered one of the greatest boxing and sports star that ever lived, but a very important historical icon for his charitable and social activism outside the ring. Muhammad Ali’s memorabilia is a true diamond and for good reason due to his incredible achievements during his life. Check out some options below:
2. ‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard Memorabilia
Probably one of the most popular sports personalities’s of the 70s and 80s. “Sugar” Ray Leonard first came into the scene after winning the Olympic gold in Montreal in 1976. Many consider him as being the greatest of the ‘Four Kings’ due to beating all three in his era. Sugar Ray’s definitely left his mark in the sport of boxing with his exciting style and impressive displays over some of the best to lace them up. Check out some Memorabilia below:
3. Mike Tyson Memorabilia
In the 90’s ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson he was considered the ‘Baddest man on the planet’. At the beginning of his boxing career he was certainly considered one the dangerous men in boxing with his ferocious style which put fear into any man he came up against in the ring. Tyson also at the age of 20 years old, became the youngest heavyweight champion in history. See some of his memorabilia today:
4. Roberto Duran Memorabilia
Known for the ‘Hands of Stone’, Roberto Duran is considered one the greatest of his era as he won world titles in four weight classes during his professional career. He is also known for being one of the Four Kings as shard the ring with likes of ‘Surgar’ Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler and Tommy Hearns. Duran’s memorabilia certainly has some special place in history. See some options below:
5. Joe Frazier Memorabilia
Big “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier was Muhammad Ali’s greatest rival during his professional boxing career. He competed with Ali’s in some of the most famous fights including ‘Fight of the Century’ and Thrilla in Minla. He also won gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics before going on to become World heavyweight Champion in the early 70s. Check Some of Frazier’s memorabilia below:
6. Floyd Mayweather Jr Memorabilia
Considered the greatest of his era, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather picked up world titles in 5 weight divisions and an impressive undefeated record of 50 – 0 which is quite unheard-of these days. He had some the best defensive skills seen n modern boxing and although many do not like him as a person – they sure do respect him as a professional boxer!
7. Manny Pacquiao Memorabilia
The man from Philippines is still considered right up there with the best to every do it – especially in modern boxing history. Pacquiao picked up world titles in 8 division, something very unique in boxing history. The Philippine is still an active world champion in his 40s now but will still go down as a true boxing great when he decides to hang up the gloves! See his memorabilia below:
8. Oscar De La Hoya Memorabilia
Another true modern boxing great, ‘The Golden Boy’ was very popular figure during his career taking part in some of the biggest fights in the 90s and 00s. The Mexican-American fighter was also an Olympic gold medalist in 1992 and world champion in 4 weight divisions during his career. He will be remembered for fighting some of the best during an impressive career: Check out his memorabilia below:
9. Joe Louis Memorabilia
Another one of the true heavyweight greats! Joe Louis also had an impressive career as he reigned as heavyweight world champion from 1937 to 1948 successfully defending his title twenty times in four years. This record wasn’t broken until Wladimir Klitschko overtook him in the next century. See some of him rare signed memorabilia below:
10. ‘Sugar’ Ray Robinson Memorabilia
Some consider ‘Sugar’ Ray Robinson the best to have ever laced them up in the squared circle. Robinson had outstanding record with 200 professional fights and 108 knockouts, something you just don’t see in modern boxing anymore. He for me personally definitely is pound for pound the best of all time. See his memorabilia below:
Taking into account all the above options, they are all truly fantastic pieces of history to have in anyone’s home to display. I have one piece signed by Muhammad Ali which I will treasure till my grave no doubt, but sometimes it’s what the boxer or memorabilia will actually mean to you personally.
If you are looking to make an investment for future I would consider looking at those who have passed away (Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier etc) as there is only so much of their signed memorabilia that actually exists.
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I hope you enjoyed looking at some of these signed memorabilia options. Make sure to check out my blog for more boxing content and reviews. Or why not check out my top 20 boxing Christmas gift ideas here.
Thanks for reading!
10 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Signed Boxing Memorabilia Options”
Hello Jamie. You have an interesting post. I did not know that such memories were being marketed by famous boxers. These things are all amazing indeed. They just seem expensive to me. Okay for a boxing fan – we can look at the problem from another point of view. Thanks for widening my horizons.
Hi Carmen, thanks for the comment! Yes some can be quite expensive, but that’s due to their historical value. There is cheaper options out there if you look into it.
This brings back memories!
I used to watch boxing while growing up and really like Sugar Ray’s style. It’s a good topic you have picked here.
20 years actually goes by very fast if you want to sell for a higher amount and some of the memorabilia will definitely make a corner, or wall stand out while you wait! 😉
Thanks for sharing this information. I enjoyed reading it.
It sure does Stella! Sugar Ray Leonard is probably one of my all time favorite boxers. You’re right, you could easily enjoy having it in your own home as you wait for the value to increase. They all make a good conversation piece in your home when guests are round too.
Thanks for reading!
First of all, thank you for this amazing post about choosing one of many Boxing memorabilia!
Memorabilia is surely a great gift, and it can have so many stories and reasons behind it.
And each one related to a specific person or star is indeed a piece of art that you must have.
I myself would die to have one from Muhammad Ali, he is such an inspiration to me, and having one of his objects would be a dream! And I think the stars and items you listed are just amazing, especially for the boxing field.
Thanks again for this amazing post!
Keep up the great work!
Hi Georgio, thanks for the comment. I know they make a fantastic gift for boxing fans and every piece of memorabilia has a story behind it which make them so valuable.
I have heard about many great heroes, but I must say Muhammad Ali was the best among them all. His strength and accomplishment was superb. The death of this hero triggered my interest more in boxing. I know the fun and fulfillment behind going around with memorabilia from a great hero. Only that their prices can be expensive, but no price can be too high to purchase Muhammad Ali memorabilia because he was my adorable hero.
Thanks Stella, yes I think for many having something signed by Muhammad Ali is a true diamond in memorabilia options. Quite often this is what most people will want, its definitely worth the investment if you can afford it.
What value would you put on a pair of training gloves signed by Joe Louis and dated August 25, 1937?
Hi Ken, I would put very high value on those! Not many people would have piece of boxing history like that! Make sure to check out the value of these on sportsmemorabiliacom
Hope this helps!