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They've defined careers, molded reputations and set the sports world on fire with their creativity. Birth names like Shaun White and Brian Wilson can only take a budding star so far before he requires a flipped script.

in his right knee, Baron Davis has plenty of time to jot down several new nicknames for himself. UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson remains one of the moodiest fighters in the world.

Nobody wants to be named after a self-absorbed entrepreneur who changes his name every other week and is only famous because of the late, great Notorious B. This uncontrollable demeanor has led to quite the reputation for the mixed martial artist turned actor.

Here is a list of 101 of the greatest nicknames in boxing history.

It's bound to provoke a friendly fight to vote for the best.

Boxers are among the most colorful athletes in all of sports.

It should come as no surprise that they also have the best nicknames.

But not only was he the answer, Virginia's own Iverson is now the question as he approaches a comeback.

He may look nothing like the military dictators in Japan from 1192 to 1867, but that hasn't kept Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Mauricio Rua from seemingly embracing the nickname Shogun with open arms. Sure he stuffs the stat sheet on a regular basis, but that's not what earned Amar'e Stoudemire this prestigious moniker.

When the start of the 2001 baseball playoffs was delayed following the September 11 attacks, November was set to take over the usual October time frame. It isn't the first time the Jewish moniker has been used (All-Stars Al Rosen and Hank Greenberg had the same name), but like a fine wine, the name only gets better with age.

Game 4 of the World Series between the Diamondbacks and Yanks on October 31 continued into the 10th inning with the score tied at three. Last year's MVP, Ryan Braun, continues to save Hanukkah one bomb at a time.

At 5'7", Maurice Jones-Drew can certainly fit in most regular-sized pockets.