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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
11,049 4,096
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,443 2,918
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,665 2,825
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
8,409 4,278
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,234 2,444
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
3,842 2,581
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,614 2,347
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
8,341 3,998
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,371 1,481
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

10
3,282 1,957
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
2,928 1,699
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,609 1,712
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,204 1,522
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

14
2,908 1,568
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

15
2,435 1,576
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,443 1,057
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
1,501 1,284
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

18
4,771 5,068
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,518 1,243
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,191 894
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,988 1,782
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

22
1,852 1,400
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
1,321 1,227
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
1,014 925
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,163 830
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

26
1,361 1,047
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
741 639
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

28
1,054 778
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

29
995 874
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
928 557
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

31
1,444 1,052
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
808 698
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

33
877 776
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

34
895 805
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
597 555
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

36
558 574
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
961 823
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

38
420 288
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
544 435
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
746 694
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

41
937 851
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

42
726 696
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
445 452
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

44
399 333
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
577 538
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

46
582 614
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

47
598 479
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

48
469 510
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
588 624
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
395 526
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight