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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!
list ordered by
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Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
2
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 37
3
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50
4
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
5
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
6
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 53
7
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 54
8
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
9
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
10
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 31
11
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47
12
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
13
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
14
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
15
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 39
16
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
17
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 43
18
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 35
19
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 48
20
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
21
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36
22
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 30
23
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez
24
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 32
25
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added age 57