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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
9,722 3,210
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,701 2,167
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
7,355 3,412
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

4
4,735 2,299
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
3,680 1,976
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,391 2,001
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
3,082 1,847
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,943 3,304
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,617 1,319
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

10
2,888 1,587
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

11
1,935 1,284
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,343 1,368
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,831 1,270
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
2,574 1,305
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
2,184 1,332
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,366 1,044
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,233 896
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,356 1,050
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
4,023 4,312
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,014 770
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,194 1,058
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

The Best Soccer Players of All Time

22
1,766 1,578
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
922 798
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

24
1,646 1,234
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

25
1,027 745
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,224 931
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
632 555
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
938 663
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

Famous Left Handed Boxers

29
899 770
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
731 407
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
817 677
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

32
1,274 916
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

33
732 616
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
790 700
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
513 494
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

36
488 511
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
847 725
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

38
685 615
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

39
359 232
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

40
481 366
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
835 759
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
651 626
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
339 277
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

44
376 401
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
428 434
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
363 459
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

47
486 455
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

48
498 512
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

49
451 495
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

50
246 262
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford