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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
8,562 2,728
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

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2
4,988 1,812
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,345 2,952
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

4
3,282 1,700
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

5
4,166 1,947
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

6
2,994 1,717
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
2,705 1,556
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,229 2,820
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,555 1,374
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,298 1,136
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,103 1,204
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,715 1,133
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,554 1,101
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
2,233 1,144
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
1,905 1,163
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
1,229 902
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,061 780
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,204 914
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,575 1,387
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
3,398 3,879
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

21
1,038 946
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

22
1,443 1,096
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

23
882 704
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
818 711
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,112 822
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
890 672
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
816 665
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
549 292
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

29
1,115 801
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

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30
746 603
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
652 548
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
681 598
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

33
809 587
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

34
524 510
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

35
775 636
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
614 542
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

37
430 449
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

38
415 296
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

39
413 465
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
744 666
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
289 193
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
586 561
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
378 359
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
323 404
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
274 226
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

46
312 354
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

47
203 203
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

48
402 432
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

49
450 469
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
417 387
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight