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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.
list ordered by

1
8,347 2,653
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

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2
4,868 1,755
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
3,211 1,661
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

4
4,069 1,895
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
6,157 2,877
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

6
2,928 1,670
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
2,657 1,503
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,104 2,749
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,510 1,339
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,250 1,109
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,057 1,180
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,678 1,110
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,503 1,081
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
2,180 1,118
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
1,865 1,132
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
1,204 882
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,045 763
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,185 893
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,549 1,353
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
3,290 3,809
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

21
1,407 1,073
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

22
1,013 935
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

23
868 693
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
805 704
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,086 812
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
881 664
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
804 652
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
515 280
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

29
1,080 783
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

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30
736 596
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

31
642 541
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
791 580
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

33
658 589
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

34
513 504
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

35
762 627
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
407 286
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

37
604 535
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

38
423 443
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

39
406 456
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
725 656
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
283 187
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
579 554
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

43
372 351
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
269 220
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

45
319 399
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

46
200 200
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

47
305 348
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

48
397 425
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

49
441 460
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
407 377
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight