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The Best Active Boxers in the World Right Now

Updated February 14, 2020 45.3k votes 8.0k voters 92.5k 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
    4,731
    1,582

    Manny Pacquiáo

    Super bantamweight, Flyweight

    Age41

    BirthplaceKibawe, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

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  • 2
    Tyson Fury
    1,448
    903

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  • 3
    Canelo Álvarez
    1,786
    1,127

    Canelo Álvarez

    Welterweight, Light middleweight

    Age29

    BirthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

  • 4
    Vasyl Lomachenko
  • 5
    Gennady Golovkin
    1,294
    959

    Gennady Golovkin

    Middleweight

    Age37

    BirthplaceKaraganda, Kazakhstan

    NationalityKazakhstan

  • 6
    Anthony Joshua
    2,232
    1,709

    Anthony Joshua

    Heavyweight

    Age30

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

  • 7
    Oleksandr Usyk
    349
    235

    Oleksandr Usyk

    cruiserweight

    Ageage 32

    BirthplaceSimferopol, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

  • 8
    Deontay Wilder
    1,388
    1,075

    Deontay Wilder

    Heavyweight

    Age34

    BirthplaceTuscaloosa, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 9
    Nonito Donaire
    553
    406

    Nonito Donaire

    Super bantamweight, Flyweight

    Age37

    BirthplaceTalibon, Bohol, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

  • 10
    Terence Crawford
  • 11
    Wladimir Klitschko
    766
    763

    Age43

    BirthplaceSemey, Kazakhstan

    NationalityUkraine

  • 12
    Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    1,641
    1,891

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Welterweight, Featherweight

    Age42

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 13
    Mikey Garcia
    473
    538

    Mikey Garcia

  • 14
    Juan Manuel Márquez
    354
    484

    Juan Manuel Márquez

    Welterweight, Featherweight

    Age46

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

  • 15
    Miguel Cotto
    273
    396

    Miguel Cotto

    Welterweight, Light middleweight

    Age39

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island

    NationalityPuerto Rico

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  • 16
    Vitali Klitschko
    351
    518

    Vitali Klitschko

    Heavyweight

    Age48

    BirthplaceBelovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan

    NationalityUkraine

  • 17
    Andre Ward
    320
    496

    Andre Ward

    Super middleweight

    Age35

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 18
    Oscar de la Hoya
    283
    443

    Oscar de la Hoya

    Welterweight, Lightweight

    Age46

    BirthplaceEast Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 19
    Érik Morales
    137
    231

    Érik Morales

    Featherweight, Bantamweight

    Age43

    BirthplaceTijuana, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

  • 20
    Alexander Povetkin
    158
    289

    Age40

    BirthplaceKursk, Russia

    NationalityRussia

  • 21
    Danny García
    148
    285

    Danny García

    Light welterweight

    Age31

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 22
    Daniel Jacobs
  • 23
    Sergey Kovalev
    159
    327

    Sergey Kovalev

    Light heavyweight

    Age36

    BirthplaceKopeysk, Russia

  • 24
    Keith Thurman
    194
    400

    Keith Thurman

    Welterweight

    Age31

    BirthplaceClearwater, Florida

  • 25
    Román González