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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
10,703 3,907
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Muhammad Ali Heavyweight

2
6,271 2,735
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sugar Ray Robinson Welterweight, Middleweight

3
5,454 2,689
Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Rocky Marciano Heavyweight

4
8,126 4,087
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Mike Tyson Heavyweight

5
4,099 2,349
Joe Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Louis Heavyweight

6
3,752 2,440
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
8,141 3,818
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

8
3,451 2,274
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Frazier Heavyweight

9
3,167 1,840
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
George Foreman Heavyweight

10
2,244 1,425
Jack Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Dempsey Heavyweight

11
2,850 1,593
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Roberto Durán Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

12
2,547 1,610
Marvelous Marvin Hagler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

13
3,115 1,482
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
2,834 1,519
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
2,374 1,520
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Evander Holyfield Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

16
1,396 1,025
Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Willie Pep Featherweight

17
1,466 1,237
Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jack Johnson Heavyweight

18
4,593 4,936
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

19
1,478 1,208
Thomas Hearns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Thomas Hearns Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Welterweight

20
1,150 868
Archie Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time

21
1,936 1,744
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

22
1,798 1,363
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Lennox Lewis Heavyweight

23
1,285 1,195
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Larry Holmes Heavyweight

24
988 898
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Henry Armstrong Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

25
1,133 804
Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jake LaMotta Middleweight

26
1,324 1,025
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Bernard Hopkins Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

27
716 615
Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gene Tunney Heavyweight

28
1,014 753
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Sonny Liston Heavyweight

29
971 855
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Pernell Whitaker Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

30
882 522
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

31
1,395 1,023
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

32
866 756
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Alexis Argüello Featherweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

33
787 682
Carlos Monzón is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Carlos Monzón Middleweight

34
868 788
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Joe Calzaghe Super middleweight, Light heavyweight

35
579 542
Ezzard Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ezzard Charles Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

36
539 560
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Harry Greb Middleweight

37
938 805
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

38
408 276
Jersey Joe Walcott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight

39
734 677
Salvador Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Salvador Sánchez Featherweight

40
525 424
Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Floyd Patterson Heavyweight

41
909 832
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

42
713 685
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
389 321
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Baer Heavyweight

44
428 442
Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Max Schmeling Heavyweight

45
462 494
Ken Norton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Ken Norton Heavyweight

46
556 525
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

47
561 599
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Shane Mosley Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

48
577 471
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Félix Trinidad Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

49
559 599
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Naseem Hamed Featherweight

50
388 516
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of All Time
Benny Leonard Lightweight