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The Best Boxers of the 21st Century 

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Updated November 21, 2019 45.6k votes 6.4k voters 50.3k views 67 items

List Rules Vote for the greatest boxers based on their performances during the 21st Century

Who are the best boxers of the 21st century? Is it Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Manny Pacquiao? How about Timothy Bradley, Oscar de la Hoya, Juan Manuel Marquez, Bernard Hopkins, Roy Jones Jr., or Shane Mosely? Maybe you are a fan of Lennox Lewis or Wladimir Klitschko?

Now's it's your turn to vote on who you think the greatest boxers of the 21st century below. if you see any fighters 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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Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 41
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Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 50
3
Saúl Álvar... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 29
4
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 54
5
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
6
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
7
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
8
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added Age: 53
9
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added Age: 31
10
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 54
11
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Gennady Golovkin Age: 37
12
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez
13
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 43
14
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Age: 31
15
Julio César Ch&aa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added Age: 57
16
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 39
17
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
18
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 35
19
Juan Manuel Márqu... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
20
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
21
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 47
22
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 37
23
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 46
24
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added Anthony Joshua Age: 30
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Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Age: 48