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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 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.

1
9,976 3,397
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,844 2,296
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
7,540 3,593
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

4
4,879 2,438
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
3,775 2,108
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,487 2,125
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
7,422 3,407
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

8
3,178 1,999
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

9
2,686 1,387
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

10
2,945 1,656
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

11
1,998 1,324
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,397 1,422
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,904 1,324
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
2,640 1,360
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

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15
2,232 1,389
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,403 1,093
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,276 938
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,393 1,108
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
4,164 4,514
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,056 797
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,220 1,108
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

22
1,811 1,637
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
948 827
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

24
1,680 1,276
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

25
1,066 757
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,256 961
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
660 566
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
963 690
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time

29
926 795
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
836 700
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
757 445
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

32
752 635
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

33
1,292 951
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

34
540 502
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

35
804 733
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

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36
504 523
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
384 241
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

38
703 638
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

39
871 755
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

40
497 388
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
847 787
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
670 649
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

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362 288
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

44
402 412
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
441 459
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
370 483
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

47
468 516
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

48
503 485
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

49
522 567
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
509 545
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight