Boxing 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
509 213
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
388 155
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
532 243
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

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

4
394 163
Evander Holyfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight, Heavyweight

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

5
260 140
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
282 153
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
229 112
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
162 57
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
194 126
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
156 119
Riddick Bowe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

11
180 105
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

12
205 130
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Apollo Lewis added Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

13
114 40
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

14
134 99
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Middleweight

15
93 44
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

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

16
118 80
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight

17
202 144
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

18
161 128
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Featherweight

19
97 68
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
marti-nek added Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight

20
109 95
Nigel Benn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight

21
97 76
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

22
98 57
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Light middleweight, Light welterweight

23
98 101
Chris Eubank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight

24
89 83
Tommy Morrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight

25
83 69
Héctor Camacho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight