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
531 228
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
410 166
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
551 256
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
404 175
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
272 150
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
298 158
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
243 118
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
173 61
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
208 132
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
192 110
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

11
219 133
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Apollo Lewis added Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

12
162 129
Riddick Bowe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

13
121 42
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

14
141 102
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Cruiserweight, Super middleweight, Middleweight

15
127 83
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight

16
214 147
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

17
99 46
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Featherweight, Bantamweight, Super featherweight

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

18
104 68
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
marti-nek added Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight

19
167 134
Naseem Hamed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Featherweight

20
107 77
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Heavyweight

21
112 97
Nigel Benn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight

22
105 59
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Light middleweight, Light welterweight

23
103 104
Chris Eubank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Super middleweight, Middleweight

24
97 89
Tommy Morrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
darren-bell added Heavyweight

25
89 71
Héctor Camacho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 1990s
Lightweight, Super featherweight, Light welterweight