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

This list of the 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 greatest 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.

list ordered by

1
11,090 4,123
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,463 2,944
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,698 2,836
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
4,252 2,456
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
8,439 4,306
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
3,853 2,599
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,633 2,357
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
8,368 4,017
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,388 1,483
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,297 1,965
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
2,937 1,713
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,621 1,721
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,213 1,525
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

14
2,918 1,573
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

15
2,446 1,582
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,450 1,062
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
1,506 1,289
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

18
4,794 5,091
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,522 1,249
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,195 897
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,993 1,786
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

22
1,860 1,405
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
1,323 1,232
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
1,017 928
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,168 832
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

26
1,364 1,049
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
743 641
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

28
1,057 780
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

29
998 876
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
932 560
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

31
1,449 1,055
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
808 700
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

33
879 778
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

34
901 807
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
599 557
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

36
560 576
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
962 824
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

38
421 289
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
750 695
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

40
545 436
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
938 852
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
727 697
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
447 453
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

44
402 334
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
583 615
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

46
577 539
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

47
599 480
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

48
470 511
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
590 626
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
396 527
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight