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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
11,882 4,589
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,948 3,350
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,275 3,136
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
9,123 4,802
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,566 2,693
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,170 2,868
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,938 2,625
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
2,734 1,619
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

9
8,826 4,456
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

10
3,563 2,254
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,128 1,991
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,782 2,019
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,200 1,750
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
3,405 1,698
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,674 1,831
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,683 1,180
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,299 5,577
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,603 1,531
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,363 1,040
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,388 896
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

21
1,623 1,471
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

22
2,128 1,980
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

23
2,046 1,608
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
959 694
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
1,401 1,421
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,097 1,089
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,449 1,230
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
748 630
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
728 651
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,588 1,253
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,150 980
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,062 1,053
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,065 746
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
1,001 985
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
458 222
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

36
867 875
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
924 951
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

38
594 536
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
512 408
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
543 421
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,001 993
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

42
1,034 1,039
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
786 848
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
595 591
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
423 429
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
765 807
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
470 580
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
528 592
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
667 735
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
624 640
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight