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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
8,262 2,627
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

31 Famous People Who Died on Their Birthdays The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

2
4,816 1,736
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
3,172 1,640
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

4
4,018 1,871
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

5
6,085 2,846
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

6
2,891 1,661
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
2,625 1,489
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

8
6,036 2,711
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

9
2,486 1,324
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,224 1,098
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

11
2,038 1,170
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

12
1,660 1,101
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

13
2,480 1,064
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
2,145 1,101
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
1,838 1,124
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time Famous Athletes Who Could Have Dominated a Second Sport

16
1,191 872
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

17
1,030 753
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

18
1,172 883
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

19
1,534 1,336
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
3,238 3,776
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

21
1,388 1,060
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

22
998 930
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

23
859 690
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

24
798 697
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,076 806
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

26
871 659
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

27
791 648
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

28
1,063 772
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

29
726 593
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

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30
497 275
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
634 538
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

32
783 574
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

33
506 501
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

34
644 583
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
753 626
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
595 531
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

37
399 283
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

38
414 441
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

39
400 452
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

40
709 652
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

41
276 185
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

42
570 551
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
364 348
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

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44
316 394
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight

45
262 215
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

46
197 194
Sam Langford is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Apollo Lewis added Sam Langford

47
300 344
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

48
390 422
Aaron Pryor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Aaron Pryor Light welterweight

49
435 456
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

50
397 371
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight