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List Rules Any professional boxer from any weight class and any era. No MMA or martial artists

List of best boxers of all time is ranked by boxing fans worldwide. The goal is to determine the greatest boxers ever. The list establishes individual rankings of specific boxers and helps answer the question, "Who is the greatest boxer of all time?" This list includes some real legends of the boxing world.

Who are the best boxers of all time? Anyone can vote on the best boxers of all time, which means these boxers are truly fan favorites. From Olympic legends like Sugar Ray Leonard to sports idols like Muhammad Ali, there are numerous choices to examine when contemplating the question of who is the greatest boxer of all time. Vote now to help determine the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.
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1
8,014 2,530
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

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2
4,689 1,678
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
3,110 1,571
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

4
3,898 1,816
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
5,878 2,765
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

6
2,810 1,613
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Leonard Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
2,559 1,440
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
5,887 2,628
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,425 1,288
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,164 1,068
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
1,992 1,140
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,616 1,074
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,423 1,032
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Julio César Chávez Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

14
2,091 1,062
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roy Jones Jr. Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

15
1,795 1,095
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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16
1,167 847
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,004 733
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,147 856
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,501 1,286
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

20
1,335 1,022
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

21
971 906
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

22
3,083 3,696
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

23
840 672
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
782 685
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,055 787
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
850 645
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
778 630
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
707 582
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

29
1,021 756
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

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30
614 526
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

31
442 253
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

32
762 560
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

33
621 570
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

34
488 493
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

35
739 615
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

36
585 520
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

37
387 267
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

38
398 435
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

39
381 445
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
690 642
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
562 540
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

42
265 176
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

43
356 336
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
305 389
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
429 441
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

46
182 187
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
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47
382 413
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

48
286 336
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

49
250 208
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

50
317 347
Wilfred Benítez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wilfred Benítez Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight