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Boxing The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now  

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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!

1
1,033 566
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Heavyweight

2
1,057 597
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

3
549 367
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

4
715 573
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

5
575 452
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Middleweight

6
413 336
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

7
286 217
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added

8
353 302
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

9
308 257
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

10
232 197
Mikey Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikey Garcia

11
176 201
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight

12
164 198
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

13
115 152
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

14
119 160
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

15
104 142
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

16
70 98
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Heavyweight

17
92 134
Román González is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

18
90 132
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light heavyweight

19
91 136
Keith Thurman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight

20
67 97
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight, Flyweight

21
60 87
Daniel Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

22
71 109
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light welterweight

23
52 86
Badou Jack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

24
52 100
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight

25
40 78
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight