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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
8,786 2,810
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,119 1,867
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,566 3,031
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

4
4,271 1,996
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
3,348 1,745
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,066 1,762
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
2,766 1,598
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,368 2,899
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,372 1,163
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

10
2,613 1,408
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

11
2,147 1,232
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,750 1,164
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,602 1,129
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
2,298 1,170
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

Famous People with the Same Real Name

15
1,955 1,190
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,246 927
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,085 800
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,231 931
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
3,516 3,964
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,604 1,421
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

21
1,062 957
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

22
1,478 1,115
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

23
899 712
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
838 721
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,128 837
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
912 685
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
838 676
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
579 308
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time

29
1,145 819
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

30
758 612
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
666 555
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
541 515
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

33
829 593
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

34
698 610
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
787 647
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

The Most Boring Sports to Watch

36
442 453
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

37
626 549
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

38
426 301
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

39
421 471
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
762 678
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
299 197
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
600 565
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 Best Chicago Bears Linebackers of All Time

43
387 366
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

44
326 410
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
279 232
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

46
318 359
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

47
208 208
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

48
409 437
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

49
458 476
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
429 397
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight