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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1,304 571
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
1,011 698
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

3
523 474
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

4
574 384
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

5
491 359
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
448 158
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
378 273
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

8
388 296
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

9
356 287
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
280 257
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

11
263 149
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

12
321 230
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

13
229 185
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
295 251
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

15
204 154
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

16
313 248
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

17
209 167
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

18
247 185
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
237 207
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

20
161 218
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

21
236 206
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

22
236 174
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

23
138 74
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

24
192 129
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

25
88 42
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
130 160
Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 41

27
133 157
Román González is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

28
117 137
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

29
132 198
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 30

30
147 155
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

31
136 168
Ricky Hatton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 40

32
115 236
Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 32

33
69 28
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Died at 68 (1921-1989)

34
108 126
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 33

35
116 124
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

36
64 115
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

37
63 54
Oleksandr Usyk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 31

38
64 24
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

39
104 152
Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

40
102 150
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 30

41
75 181
Julio César Chávez, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 32

42
53 37
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50

43
78 134
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
shabarak added age 39

44
47 81
Kelly Pavlik is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 36

45
43 25
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

46
35 98
Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 39

47
33 93
Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 38

48
38 96
David Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
lavj81 added age 30

49
38 91
Tomasz Adamek is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 42

50
25 8
Marcos Maidana is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
DaveCarlson added age 35