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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
9,993 3,407
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,858 2,305
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
7,557 3,605
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

4
4,889 2,446
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
3,786 2,115
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,496 2,137
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
7,466 3,414
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

8
3,188 2,007
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

9
2,691 1,388
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

10
2,949 1,659
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

11
2,002 1,326
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,400 1,424
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,908 1,326
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
2,644 1,364
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
2,237 1,392
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,405 1,095
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,277 940
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,395 1,110
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
4,172 4,531
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,056 801
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,221 1,111
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
1,813 1,641
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
950 827
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

24
1,682 1,278
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

25
1,066 758
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,258 962
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
660 568
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
966 691
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
926 796
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
837 701
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
758 448
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

32
753 636
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

33
1,294 951
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

34
540 503
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

35
804 734
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
504 524
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
384 242
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

38
703 639
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

39
873 758
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
498 389
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
847 788
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
670 650
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
402 413
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
441 460
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
370 484
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

47
468 517
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

48
504 488
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

49
511 545
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

50
523 570
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight