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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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190 90
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Anthony Joshua Heavyweight

2
154 94
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Gennady Golovkin Middleweight

3
179 128
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Manny Pacquiáo Super bantamweight, Flyweight, Welterweight

4
110 71
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

5
149 113
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Welterweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

6
63 50
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

7
80 68
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Deontay Wilder Heavyweight

8
90 89
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Wladimir Klitschko Heavyweight

9
59 59
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Andre Ward Super middleweight

10
42 40
Mikey Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikey Garcia

11
32 30
Keith Thurman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Keith Thurman Welterweight

12
46 46
Román González is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

13
44 45
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Tyson Fury

14
43 47
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Sergey Kovalev Light heavyweight

The Best Boxers of All Time

15
39 43
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Miguel Cotto Welterweight, Light middleweight, Light welterweight

16
33 37
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Juan Manuel Márquez Welterweight, Featherweight, Light welterweight

17
41 47
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Vitali Klitschko Heavyweight

18
30 35
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Guillermo Rigondeaux Super bantamweight

19
29 34
Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Timothy Bradley Welterweight, Light welterweight

20
11 12
Daniel Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

21
25 30
Lucas Matthysse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Lucas Matthysse Welterweight, Light welterweight

Sports Teams With The Most Fanatical Fans

22
21 26
Marco Huck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Marco Huck Cruiserweight

23
24 30
Kell Brook is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

24
28 36
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Danny García Light welterweight

25
20 27
Lamont Peterson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Lamont Peterson Light welterweight

26
7 10
Bryant Jennings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Bryant Jennings Heavyweight

27
11 16
Badou Jack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

28
14 20
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Alexander Povetkin Heavyweight

The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

29
22 31
Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Carl Froch Super middleweight

30
25 35
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Nonito Donaire Super bantamweight, Flyweight

31
10 16
Erislandy Lara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

32
10 16
Adonis Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Adonis Stevenson Light heavyweight

33
20 30
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Mikkel Kessler Super middleweight

34
17 26
Adrien Broner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Adrien Broner Welterweight, Lightweight, Super featherweight

35
14 22
Austin Trout is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Austin Trout Light middleweight

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

36
11 18
Julio César Chávez, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Apollo Lewis added Julio César Chávez, Jr. Light middleweight, Middleweight

37
24 36
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Oscar de la Hoya Welterweight, Lightweight, Light middleweight

38
10 17
Abner Mares is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Abner Mares Featherweight

39
15 24
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Sergio Martínez Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight

40
4 9
Martin Murray is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Martin Murray Middleweight

41
4 9
Tomasz Adamek is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Tomasz Adamek Cruiserweight, Light heavyweight

42
4 9
Robert Helenius is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Robert Helenius

The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

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12 20
Andy Lee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

44
9 16
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Érik Morales Featherweight, Bantamweight, Light welterweight

45
6 12
Emanuel Lopez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Emanuel Lopez

46
3 8
Mariusz Wach is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Mariusz Wach Heavyweight

47
8 15
Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Denis Lebedev Cruiserweight

48
8 15
Jean Pascal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Rocky Holmes added Jean Pascal Light heavyweight

49
13 22
Yuriorkis Gamboa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
Yuriorkis Gamboa Lightweight

50
2 7
Vyacheslav Glazkov is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
darren-bell added Vyacheslav Glazkov Super heavyweight