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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
11,096 4,131
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,468 2,951
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,704 2,840
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
4,257 2,463
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
8,443 4,313
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
3,854 2,604
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,637 2,359
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
8,375 4,022
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,390 1,487
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,300 1,969
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
2,938 1,716
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,622 1,725
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,217 1,527
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

14
2,919 1,575
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

15
2,448 1,586
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,451 1,065
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
1,507 1,292
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

18
4,795 5,100
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,523 1,251
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,195 900
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,994 1,790
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

22
1,861 1,409
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
1,323 1,237
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
1,018 932
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,169 835
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

26
1,364 1,053
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
744 645
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

28
1,058 784
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

29
998 880
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
1,450 1,059
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
933 565
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

32
808 702
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

33
879 780
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

34
901 809
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
600 559
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

36
562 578
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
964 827
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

38
421 292
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
750 698
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

40
545 440
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
939 856
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
728 700
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
447 456
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

44
402 337
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
583 619
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

46
577 542
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

47
599 483
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

48
592 628
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

49
470 514
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

50
397 528
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight