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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
8,341 2,649
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

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2
4,865 1,754
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
3,207 1,659
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

4
6,152 2,874
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

5
4,063 1,894
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

6
2,925 1,669
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
2,655 1,501
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,099 2,746
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,510 1,337
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,247 1,108
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,055 1,178
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,676 1,110
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,501 1,080
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
2,178 1,116
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

15
1,864 1,130
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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16
1,203 881
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,044 761
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,184 891
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,549 1,351
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

20
3,288 3,804
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

21
1,406 1,070
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

22
1,010 934
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

23
866 693
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
805 702
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,086 810
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
879 663
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
804 650
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
514 279
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

29
1,079 782
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

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30
734 595
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
641 540
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
790 579
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

33
657 588
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

34
511 504
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

35
762 626
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

36
406 285
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

37
604 534
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

38
421 443
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

39
406 455
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
724 655
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
281 187
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
579 553
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
372 350
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
319 398
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
267 220
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

46
200 199
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

47
396 424
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

48
303 348
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

49
441 459
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
407 376
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight