Boxing The Best Boxers of All Time  

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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.

1
10,663 3,879
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
6,246 2,712
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,422 2,668
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

4
8,087 4,058
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

5
4,069 2,340
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,732 2,424
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
8,106 3,786
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

8
3,429 2,265
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

9
3,146 1,826
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,837 1,575
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,221 1,420
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,535 1,595
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,102 1,478
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
2,818 1,511
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
2,362 1,515
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,389 1,021
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

17
1,464 1,230
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

18
4,567 4,908
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,472 1,202
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,143 863
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,929 1,739
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

22
1,792 1,358
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

23
1,283 1,189
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

24
985 894
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,130 802
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,323 1,019
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
713 613
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
1,011 749
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

29
971 852
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
876 516
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
1,390 1,019
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

32
865 753
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

33
787 681
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
866 786
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
575 542
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

36
534 560
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
934 804
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
406 276
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

39
733 676
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

40
525 423
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
903 831
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
712 683
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
388 319
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

44
426 442
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
461 493
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
560 597
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

47
554 523
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

48
576 469
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Félix Trinidad Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

49
555 594
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

50
385 515
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight