Combat Sports The Best Boxers of the 1990s  

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List Rules Vote for the greatest boxers in any weight class based on their performances during the 1990s.

Boxing in the 1990s saw Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis dominate the heavyweight division. Mike Tyson was also around, although he had to take a three-year hiatus after running into trouble with the law. Buster Douglas, Riddick Bowe, Pernell Whitaker, Julio Caesar Chavez, Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad, Roy Jones Jr., Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Michael Watson all rose to prominence in the decade to become some of the greatest boxers of all-time.

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1
579 253
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

36 fights in the 1990s
35 wins (28 KO)

2
461 191
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

30 fights in the 1990s
28 wins (20 KO)

3
454 192
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

18 fights in the 1990s
13 wins (4 KO)

4
602 281
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

12 fights in the 1990s
9 wins (7 KO)

5
293 169
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

32 fights in the 1990s
31 wins (18 KO)

6
274 127
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

24 fights in the 1990s
20 wins (5 KO) 

7
318 178
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

40 fights in the 1990s
34 wins (23 KO)

8
197 71
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight, Light heavyweight

39 fights in the 1990s
36 wins (26 KO)

9
233 142
George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

15 fights in the 1990s
12 wins (8 KO)

10
187 144
Riddick Bowe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight
11
213 120
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight
12
249 149
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Apollo Lewis added Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight
13
152 91
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight
14
139 49
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight
15
157 109
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Middleweight
16
112 51
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

48 fights in the 1990s
45 wins (30 KO)

17
239 166
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight
18
190 151
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Featherweight
19
125 100
Nigel Benn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight
20
124 85
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight
21
112 74
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
marti-nek added Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight
22
118 103
Tommy Morrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight
23
111 65
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Light middleweight, Light welterweight
24
110 113
Chris Eubank is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight
25
101 77
Héctor Camacho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight