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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
11,936 4,626
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,983 3,384
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,307 3,162
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
4,600 2,708
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
9,159 4,848
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,188 2,896
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,949 2,657
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
2,761 1,634
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

9
8,852 4,492
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

10
3,594 2,272
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,141 2,018
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,789 2,046
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,211 1,778
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
3,422 1,725
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,684 1,855
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,703 1,198
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,333 5,615
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,608 1,558
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,387 1,051
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,407 912
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

21
1,628 1,496
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

22
2,136 2,007
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

23
2,062 1,634
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

24
980 698
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
1,409 1,448
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,101 1,115
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,455 1,254
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
766 638
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
744 660
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,594 1,278
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,154 1,004
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,064 1,076
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,075 767
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
478 225
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

35
1,008 1,004
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

36
869 896
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
924 974
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

38
617 538
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
529 411
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
561 428
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,007 999
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

42
1,038 1,045
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
788 852
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
597 594
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
425 430
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
766 810
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
471 581
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
529 594
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
672 737
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
640 566
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight