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List Rules Only current active boxers in any wait class who have not announced their retirement

The heyday of heavyweight boxers may have passed but a new age of Welterweight and Flyweight fights have begun to rise the ranks of prominence. Who are the best active boxers fighting right now? This list of the very best active boxers includes a number of current champions as well as boxers who are contenders to claim a belt or two in the near future. Some of these current boxers still have undefeated records and multiple championship belts.

Who are the best current boxers right now? It's your turn to vote on who you think are the top boxers in the world from the list below. If you see any boxers missing from the list, feel free to add them below so that other boxing fans and Rankers can vote on your additions!

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Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

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Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

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Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Anthony Joshua Heavyweight

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Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Saúl Álvarez Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

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Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

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Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Andre Ward Super middleweight

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Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

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Román González is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Mikey Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikey Garcia

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Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Sergey Kovalev Light heavyweight

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Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

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Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

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Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

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Kell Brook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Marco Huck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Marco Huck Cruiserweight

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Keith Thurman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Keith Thurman Welterweight

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Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Nonito Donaire Super bantamweight, Flyweight

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Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Guillermo Rigondeaux Super bantamweight

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Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

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Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Timothy Bradley Welterweight, Light welterweight

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Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Alexander Povetkin Heavyweight

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Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Carl Froch Super middleweight

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Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Tyson Fury

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Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Deontay Wilder Heavyweight

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Lamont Peterson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Lamont Peterson Light welterweight

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Tomasz Adamek is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Tomasz Adamek Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight

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Krzysztof Głowacki is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
jackslee2 added Krzysztof Głowacki

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Danny García is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Danny García Light welterweight

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Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikkel Kessler Super middleweight

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Martin Murray is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Martin Murray Middleweight

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Robert Helenius is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Robert Helenius

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Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Arthur Abraham Super middleweight, Middleweight

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Bryant Jennings is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Bryant Jennings Heavyweight

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Mariusz Wach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Mariusz Wach Heavyweight

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Lucas Matthysse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Lucas Matthysse Welterweight, Light welterweight

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Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Érik Morales Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight

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Austin Trout is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Austin Trout Light middleweight

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Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Denis Lebedev Cruiserweight

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Vyacheslav Glazkov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Vyacheslav Glazkov Super heavyweight

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Abner Mares is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Abner Mares Featherweight

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Badou Jack is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Lucian Bute is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Lucian Bute Super middleweight

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Jessie Vargas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Jessie Vargas Welterweight

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Erislandy Lara is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

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Jose Benavidez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Jose Benavidez

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Julio César Chávez, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Apollo Lewis added Julio César Chávez, Jr. Light middleweight, Middleweight

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Yoan Pablo Hernández is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Yoan Pablo Hernández Cruiserweight

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Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Sergio Martínez Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight