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The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

Updated February 14, 2020 44.9k votes 7.9k voters 92.0k views74 items

List RulesOnly 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 the most famous boxers today 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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  • 1
    Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    4,658
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    Manny Pacquiáo

    Super bantamweight, Flyweight

    Age41

    BirthplaceKibawe, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

  • 2
    Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    1,442
    890

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    Canelo Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    1,776
    1,122

    Canelo Álvarez

    Welterweight, Light middleweight

    Age29

    BirthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

  • 4
    Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
  • 5
    Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    1,290
    951

    Gennady Golovkin

    Middleweight

    Age37

    BirthplaceKaraganda, Kazakhstan

    NationalityKazakhstan

  • 6
    Oleksandr Usyk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    348
    230

    Oleksandr Usyk

    cruiserweight

    Ageage 32

    BirthplaceSimferopol, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

  • 7
    Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    2,228
    1,702

    Anthony Joshua

    Heavyweight

    Age30

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

  • 8
    Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    1,384
    1,066

    Deontay Wilder

    Heavyweight

    Age34

    BirthplaceTuscaloosa, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 9
    Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    537
    400

    Nonito Donaire

    Super bantamweight, Flyweight

    Age37

    BirthplaceTalibon, Bohol, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

  • 10
    Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    760

    Age43

    BirthplaceSemey, Kazakhstan

    NationalityUkraine

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    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    1,641
    1,857

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Welterweight, Featherweight

    Age42

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 13
    Mikey Garcia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    532

    Mikey Garcia

  • 14
    Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    480

    Juan Manuel Márquez

    Welterweight, Featherweight

    Age46

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

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  • 15
    Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    348
    517

    Vitali Klitschko

    Heavyweight

    Age48

    BirthplaceBelovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan

    NationalityUkraine

  • 16
    Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    266
    395

    Miguel Cotto

    Welterweight, Light middleweight

    Age39

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island

    NationalityPuerto Rico

  • 17
    Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    319
    493

    Andre Ward

    Super middleweight

    Age35

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 18
    Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    280
    441

    Oscar de la Hoya

    Welterweight, Lightweight

    Age46

    BirthplaceEast Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    131
    231

    Érik Morales

    Featherweight, Bantamweight

    Age43

    BirthplaceTijuana, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

  • 20
    Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    158
    284

    Age40

    BirthplaceKursk, Russia

    NationalityRussia

  • 21
    Danny García is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    148
    281

    Danny García

    Light welterweight

    Age31

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 22
    Daniel Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
  • 23
    Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
    159
    325

    Sergey Kovalev

    Light heavyweight

    Age36

    BirthplaceKopeysk, Russia

  • 24
    Román González is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    Keith Thurman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now
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    398

    Keith Thurman

    Welterweight

    Age31

    BirthplaceClearwater, Florida

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