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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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Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Gennady Golovkin
age 37
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50
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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added
age 53
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Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 54
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Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47
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Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 39
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Saúl Álvar... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added
age 31
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Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez
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Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 35
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Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 43
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Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Juan Manuel Márqu... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
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Julio César Ch&aa... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added
age 57
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Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added
age 36
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Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 48
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Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added
age 31