Combat Sports The Best Boxers of the 1990s  

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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
562 241
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
441 182
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
437 184
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
583 272
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
286 162
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
312 169
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight

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

7
257 124
Pernell Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

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

8
188 68
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
225 138
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
241 141
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Apollo Lewis added Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight
11
174 140
Riddick Bowe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight
12
201 118
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight
13
130 47
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight
14
141 88
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight
15
149 106
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Middleweight
16
109 48
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
228 163
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight
18
181 145
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Featherweight
19
118 82
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight
20
119 98
Nigel Benn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight
21
109 73
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
marti-nek added Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight
22
110 64
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Light middleweight, Light welterweight
23
108 110
Chris Eubank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight
24
108 100
Tommy Morrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight
25
96 75
Héctor Camacho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight