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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1,650 693
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
2
632 609
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36
3
1,216 864
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
4
685 481
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50
5
585 440
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
6
592 225
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 53
7
472 353
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 54
8
465 340
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
9
421 349
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
10
367 221
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30
11
398 295
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
12
329 344
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47
13
435 300
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
14
286 244
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
15
343 307
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 39
16
249 196
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
17
248 205
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42
18
295 226
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34
19
275 243
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 48
20
261 243
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
21
295 233
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 30
22
176 267
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35
23
253 165
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez
24
138 59
Julio César Chávez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Daniel Schwarzbeck Lopez added age 57
25
176 107
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31