Combat Sports 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
1,578 661
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
1,167 823
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

3
604 572
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

4
660 453
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

5
561 417
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
551 203
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
451 333
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

8
447 319
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

9
407 332
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
339 206
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

11
378 278
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

12
314 327
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

13
408 285
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
271 234
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

15
335 294
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

16
241 183
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

17
240 192
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

18
282 218
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
265 232
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

20
255 231
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

21
280 215
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

22
173 254
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

23
237 155
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

24
170 98
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

25
122 54
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added age 56