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
1,535 645
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
587 551
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

3
642 436
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

4
1,131 804
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

5
544 407
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
528 191
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
431 309
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

8
436 327
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

9
395 321
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
324 187
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

11
370 263
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

12
308 307
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

13
264 216
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
382 277
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

15
326 282
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

16
235 175
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

17
234 186
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

18
277 210
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
259 227
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

20
251 226
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

21
273 208
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

22
171 248
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

23
224 152
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

24
162 92
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

25
114 53
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added age 56