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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
9,455 3,073
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,541 2,062
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
4,575 2,188
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

4
3,576 1,881
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

5
7,131 3,291
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

6
3,292 1,907
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
2,988 1,749
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,754 3,154
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,809 1,514
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,552 1,264
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
1,867 1,246
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,290 1,313
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,767 1,204
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
2,487 1,243
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

The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

15
2,106 1,273
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,334 992
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,184 862
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,325 999
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
3,876 4,179
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,165 1,003
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

21
1,726 1,517
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

22
1,604 1,185
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

23
963 754
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
901 763
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,196 887
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
981 729
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
910 625
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

28
690 364
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

Famous Left Handed Boxers

29
883 725
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
588 546
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

31
1,243 873
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

32
800 646
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

33
711 587
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
766 662
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
474 488
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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36
834 686
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

37
671 581
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

38
466 336
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

39
455 503
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
813 726
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
329 225
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
636 596
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Marco Antonio Barrera Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

43
420 399
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

44
481 464
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

45
350 387
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

46
239 235
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

47
348 439
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

48
307 266
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

49
438 467
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

50
489 513
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight