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Athletes 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
708 347
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Heavyweight

2
656 423
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

3
360 232
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
466 317
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Middleweight

5
508 364
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

6
310 213
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

7
267 202
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

8
236 174
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

9
167 125
Mikey Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikey Garcia

10
156 138
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added

11
131 132
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight

12
114 119
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Heavyweight

13
90 102
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
92 105
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
80 92
Román González is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

16
78 92
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light heavyweight

17
78 93
Keith Thurman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight

18
49 54
Daniel Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

19
71 86
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

20
63 75
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light welterweight

21
45 55
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Heavyweight

22
39 52
Badou Jack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

23
42 61
Kell Brook is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

24
46 68
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight, Flyweight

25
37 59
Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight

26
28 45
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight

27
23 38
Abner Mares is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Featherweight

28
30 50
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight

29
41 69
Lucas Matthysse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Light welterweight

30
45 76
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super bantamweight

31
29 50
Marco Huck is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Cruiserweight

32
25 45
Erislandy Lara is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

33
34 60
Adrien Broner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

34
39 69
Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Light welterweight

35
23 44
Adonis Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light heavyweight

36
19 39
Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

37
4 14
Egidijus Kavaliauskas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Andrius Stankevicius added Egidijus Kavaliauskas

38
27 54
Lamont Peterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light welterweight

39
13 30
Jessie Vargas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight

40
23 48
Austin Trout is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Light middleweight

41
14 33
Jean Pascal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Light heavyweight

42
11 28
Mickey Bey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mickey Bey

43
15 35
Bryant Jennings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Heavyweight

44
15 35
Chris John is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Featherweight

45
12 30
Emanuel Lopez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Emanuel Lopez

46
16 37
Robert Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Featherweight

47
20 44
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

48
18 41
Yuriorkis Gamboa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Lightweight

49
10 27
Jose Benavidez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Jose Benavidez

50
16 38
Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Super middleweight, Middleweight