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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
11,912 4,619
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,969 3,381
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,305 3,153
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
9,145 4,838
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,593 2,703
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,181 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
3,944 2,652
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
2,756 1,631
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

9
8,840 4,486
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

10
3,588 2,265
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,138 2,017
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,786 2,045
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,207 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 1,721
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,680 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 1,190
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,315 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 1,558
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,385 1,048
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,408 905
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

21
1,628 1,494
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

22
2,132 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
2,056 1,633
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
980 697
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
1,407 1,442
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,100 1,109
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,453 1,249
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
762 636
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
741 656
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,591 1,275
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,153 1,004
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,063 1,075
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,070 767
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
478 225
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

35
1,007 1,005
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

36
868 896
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
924 972
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

38
615 537
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
523 410
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
556 426
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,006 998
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

42
1,036 1,044
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
788 851
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
596 593
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
424 429
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
766 808
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
471 580
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
529 593
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
669 737
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
626 643
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight