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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.

1
10,206 3,556
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
5,992 2,430
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,060 2,515
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

4
7,739 3,764
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

5
3,869 2,218
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,580 2,252
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
7,771 3,540
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

8
3,266 2,123
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

9
2,745 1,436
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

10
3,008 1,714
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

11
2,056 1,363
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

12
2,453 1,468
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
2,700 1,410
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roy Jones Jr. Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
2,961 1,380
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Julio César Chávez Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

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15
2,283 1,439
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,425 1,148
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,314 972
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,422 1,146
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
4,284 4,679
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

20
1,083 825
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,245 1,150
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
1,849 1,679
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
1,716 1,311
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

24
962 853
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,091 776
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,283 985
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
681 585
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
979 716
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
946 820
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
801 474
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
848 723
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

32
1,332 979
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

33
771 656
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
553 518
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

35
818 757
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
517 535
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
394 254
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

38
895 781
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

39
711 656
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

40
506 408
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
869 810
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
685 667
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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375 299
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

44
414 423
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
452 474
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
376 496
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

47
540 578
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

48
521 504
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

49
474 530
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

50
322 371
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bob Fitzsimmons Middleweight, Heavyweight