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List Rules Any professional boxer from any weight class and any era. No MMA or martial artists

List of 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.
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1
8,104 2,572
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

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2
4,739 1,698
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
3,128 1,595
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

4
5,965 2,795
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

5
3,943 1,841
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

6
2,845 1,628
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
2,584 1,459
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
5,965 2,658
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,452 1,302
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,189 1,081
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,014 1,151
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,632 1,085
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,451 1,044
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
2,108 1,077
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
1,812 1,109
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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16
1,177 857
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,014 740
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,157 867
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,516 1,305
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

20
3,144 3,734
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

21
1,358 1,042
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

22
982 915
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

23
847 679
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
787 689
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,065 791
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
856 650
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
781 634
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
715 584
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

29
471 260
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

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30
1,037 759
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

31
619 530
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
770 564
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

33
630 575
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

34
491 497
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

35
750 615
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

36
591 523
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

37
391 271
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

38
401 437
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

39
386 446
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
696 645
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
565 544
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

42
267 179
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

43
357 339
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
307 390
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
430 446
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

46
185 189
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
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47
385 416
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

48
290 339
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

49
253 210
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

50
318 350
Wilfred Benítez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wilfred Benítez Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight