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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.
list ordered by

1
9,500 3,100
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,574 2,085
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
4,605 2,213
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

4
3,595 1,904
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

5
7,179 3,320
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

6
3,317 1,922
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
3,006 1,769
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,793 3,185
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,824 1,534
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,566 1,278
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
1,879 1,258
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,302 1,327
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,783 1,220
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
2,510 1,259
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

The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

15
2,125 1,288
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,344 1,005
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,192 873
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,332 1,012
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
3,910 4,211
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,171 1,016
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

21
970 756
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

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22
1,739 1,533
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

23
1,615 1,195
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

24
904 770
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,204 895
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
987 731
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
596 547
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
916 631
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

Famous Left Handed Boxers

29
887 735
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
696 375
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
1,251 880
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

32
801 651
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

33
715 592
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
772 669
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
480 489
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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36
839 693
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

37
675 588
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

38
468 340
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

39
460 503
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
334 226
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

41
818 731
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
639 603
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

43
422 404
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

44
486 474
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

45
356 388
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

46
351 442
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

47
313 266
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

48
239 240
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

49
440 472
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

50
494 519
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight