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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
11,464 4,334
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,689 3,127
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,965 2,974
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
8,750 4,532
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,413 2,568
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,001 2,732
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,789 2,469
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
8,561 4,226
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,547 1,544
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,419 2,098
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,028 1,838
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,699 1,853
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,312 1,590
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

14
3,031 1,649
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

15
2,542 1,681
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,561 1,101
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
1,554 1,391
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

18
5,015 5,306
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,583 1,340
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,277 951
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
2,063 1,857
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

22
1,950 1,485
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
1,365 1,304
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
1,260 856
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

25
1,062 983
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

26
1,404 1,118
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
827 670
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

28
1,001 622
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
1,513 1,126
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

30
1,103 862
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,028 939
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

32
664 587
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

33
947 864
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

34
842 753
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

35
638 597
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

36
904 831
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

37
469 317
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

38
989 882
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

39
773 750
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

40
980 925
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
573 498
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
505 493
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
456 377
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

44
331 211
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
748 774
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

46
386 418
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

47
440 566
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
503 565
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
605 611
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

50
626 544
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight