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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
11,875 4,583
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

2
6,944 3,343
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Middleweight

3
6,267 3,130
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

4
9,111 4,794
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

5
4,562 2,690
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

6
4,166 2,865
Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight

7
3,936 2,619
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

8
2,728 1,618
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

9
8,819 4,448
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

10
3,563 2,248
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

11
3,126 1,986
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,781 2,014
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,193 1,748
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

14
3,405 1,695
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

15
2,671 1,826
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,680 1,178
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

17
5,292 5,569
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
1,603 1,527
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

19
1,361 1,038
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

20
1,385 895
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

21
1,622 1,468
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

22
2,046 1,602
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

23
2,125 1,975
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

24
953 694
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

25
1,401 1,419
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

26
1,097 1,087
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

27
1,448 1,228
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

28
744 630
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

29
726 651
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

30
1,588 1,251
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

31
1,149 976
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

32
1,062 1,050
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

33
1,063 741
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

34
1,000 979
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
454 221
John L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

36
865 871
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight

37
924 948
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

38
591 536
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

39
512 405
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

40
540 421
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

41
1,000 993
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

42
1,033 1,039
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

43
786 848
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

44
595 591
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

45
423 429
Bob Fitzsimmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Middleweight, Heavyweight

46
764 807
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

47
470 580
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lightweight

48
527 592
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Heavyweight

49
666 734
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Featherweight

50
639 564
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight