Boxing The Best Boxers of the 21st Century  

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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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1,245 530
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
492 441
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

3
946 655
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

4
545 362
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

5
459 345
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
406 140
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
360 252
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

8
367 283
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

9
336 275
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
266 246
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

11
303 219
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

12
229 133
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

13
210 179
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
279 238
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

15
192 146
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

16
196 159
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

17
287 236
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

18
230 173
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
153 205
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

20
225 199
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

21
227 199
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

22
209 163
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

23
173 118
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

24
118 70
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

25
79 36
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added age 56

26
123 154
Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 41

27
128 153
Román González is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

28
112 133
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

29
122 186
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 30

30
141 148
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

31
110 219
Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 32

32
127 161
Ricky Hatton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 40

33
62 107
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

34
107 116
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

35
58 21
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Died at 68 (1921-1989)

36
93 116
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 33

37
54 18
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

38
100 144
Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

39
74 170
Julio César Chávez, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 32

40
95 146
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 30

41
43 51
Oleksandr Usyk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 31

42
74 124
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
shabarak added age 39

43
43 78
Kelly Pavlik is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 36

44
38 20
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

45
43 32
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50

46
32 92
Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 39

47
31 87
Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 38

48
35 88
David Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
lavj81 added age 30

49
35 86
Tomasz Adamek is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 42

50
30 83
Marco Huck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 34