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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
11,803 4,534
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,900 3,301
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,207 3,111
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
9,043 4,740
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,524 2,676
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,134 2,841
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,905 2,588
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
8,776 4,406
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,689 1,609
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,526 2,224
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,108 1,954
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,765 1,983
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,164 1,725
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
3,389 1,673
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,654 1,798
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,657 1,163
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,246 5,518
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,594 1,499
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,337 1,025
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,618 1,443
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

21
1,357 885
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

22
2,033 1,573
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
2,115 1,943
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

24
1,395 1,389
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
925 691
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,092 1,063
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,444 1,202
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
723 624
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
712 641
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,579 1,227
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,145 950
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,057 1,025
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,056 716
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
992 952
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
860 844
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

36
917 924
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

37
427 219
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

38
494 387
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
564 532
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
997 979
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

41
1,024 1,023
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
517 415
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
783 837
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
589 582
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
420 428
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
762 805
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
467 579
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
525 589
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
664 730
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
621 637
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight