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

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483 431
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Gennady Golovkin age 36

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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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539 356
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Roy Jones Jr. age 49

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454 340
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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393 136
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added Mike Tyson age 52

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356 249
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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362 279
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Lennox Lewis age 53

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332 273
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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261 244
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Joe Calzaghe age 46

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302 213
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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224 128
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added Vasyl Lomachenko age 30

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208 174
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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274 236
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Miguel Cotto age 38

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

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193 157
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Érik Morales age 42

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Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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224 171
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Andre Ward age 34

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Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Sergey Kovalev age 35

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

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224 198
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Shane Mosley age 47

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206 162
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added Anthony Joshua age 29

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

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

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

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

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127 152
Román González is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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112 131
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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

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

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Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Amir Khan age 32

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Ricky Hatton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Ricky Hatton age 40

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Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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106 115
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Sugar Ray Robinson Died at 68 (1921-1989)

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Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added Deontay Wilder age 33

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Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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50 17
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

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Julio César Chávez, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added Julio César Chávez, Jr. age 32

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

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42 49
Oleksandr Usyk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added Oleksandr Usyk age 31

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Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
shabarak added Alexander Povetkin age 39

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Kelly Pavlik is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added Kelly Pavlik age 36

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Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Kostya Tszyu age 49

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42 30
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
James Toney age 50

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32 90
Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added Denis Lebedev age 39

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31 85
Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added Arthur Abraham age 38

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

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

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Marco Huck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added Marco Huck age 34