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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
12,324 4,902
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
7,222 3,623
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,628 3,311
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
4,805 2,872
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
9,485 5,107
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,315 3,105
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
2,950 1,725
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
9,163 4,740
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
4,082 2,845
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,776 2,399
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,238 2,213
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
3,348 1,951
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

13
2,877 2,229
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

14
3,514 1,887
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,780 2,025
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,770 1,355
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,560 5,930
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,661 1,715
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,465 1,184
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,080 780
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

21
1,485 1,050
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

22
2,160 1,781
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
1,673 1,639
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

24
2,200 2,170
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

25
1,454 1,597
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,126 1,258
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,490 1,396
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
618 248
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

29
804 754
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

30
780 776
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

31
1,650 1,421
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
728 574
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

33
1,206 1,126
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

34
1,092 1,204
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

35
1,136 902
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

36
584 427
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

37
1,061 1,132
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

38
887 943
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

39
942 1,022
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

40
609 447
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,076 1,076
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
1,036 1,032
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

43
807 873
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
627 610
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
786 828
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

46
434 446
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

47
480 599
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
545 612
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
705 771
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
420 147
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time