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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
11,915 4,619
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,971 3,381
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,305 3,155
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
9,146 4,840
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,593 2,704
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,182 2,894
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,945 2,652
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
2,756 1,632
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

9
8,840 4,488
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

10
3,588 2,266
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,138 2,018
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,786 2,046
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,209 1,777
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
3,417 1,722
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,681 1,856
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,703 1,191
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,319 5,613
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,607 1,559
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,385 1,049
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,408 906
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

21
1,628 1,495
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

22
2,133 2,005
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

23
2,057 1,633
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
980 698
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
1,407 1,443
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,100 1,110
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,453 1,250
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
762 637
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
741 657
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,592 1,275
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,153 1,005
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,063 1,076
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,071 767
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
479 225
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

35
1,008 1,005
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

36
868 897
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
924 973
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

38
615 538
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
523 411
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
556 427
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,006 999
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

42
1,037 1,044
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
788 852
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
596 594
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
424 430
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
766 809
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
471 581
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
529 594
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
670 737
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
640 566
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight