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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1,565 659
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
598 564
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

3
1,157 819
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

4
654 447
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

5
557 413
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
547 199
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
444 315
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

8
446 330
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

9
405 329
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
336 200
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

11
377 274
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

12
312 324
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

13
403 280
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
269 230
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

15
333 291
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

16
239 180
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

17
238 190
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

18
281 215
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
263 231
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

20
253 230
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

21
278 213
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

22
172 253
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

23
233 154
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

24
168 94
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

25
118 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