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
1,369 608
Manny Pacquiáo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

2
606 398
Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

3
1,064 732
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

4
550 502
Gennady Golovkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 36

5
513 380
Wladimir Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

6
480 171
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Gledis Kapedani added age 52

7
411 307
Lennox Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 53

8
398 288
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

9
371 298
Bernard Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

10
292 278
Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 46

11
287 163
Vasyl Lomachenko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 30

12
340 241
Juan Manuel Márquez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

13
247 196
Vitali Klitschko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

14
308 263
Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 38

15
345 259
Saúl Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

16
214 163
Marco Antonio Barrera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

17
218 175
Érik Morales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 42

18
262 195
Andre Ward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 34

19
247 216
Shane Mosley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 47

20
243 218
Félix Trinidad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

21
253 188
Anthony Joshua is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
hoshang-merza added age 29

22
163 235
Sergey Kovalev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 35

23
149 81
Terence Crawford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Plowman251 added age 31

24
207 138
Canelo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
doublebourbon added Canelo Alvarez

25
95 46
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
132 173
Carl Froch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 41

27
136 164
Román González is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

28
119 146
Sergio Martínez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

29
143 211
Tyson Fury is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 30

30
77 60
Oleksandr Usyk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
calbarn added age 31

31
80 31
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
Died at 68 (1921-1989)

32
76 27
Roberto Durán is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

33
121 247
Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 32

34
140 180
Ricky Hatton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 40

35
148 164
Nonito Donaire is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

36
119 136
Deontay Wilder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 33

37
66 122
Mikkel Kessler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

38
120 133
Guillermo Rigondeaux is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

39
108 161
Timothy Bradley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century

40
107 157
Danny García is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 30

41
78 189
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
61 42
James Toney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 50

43
50 88
Kelly Pavlik is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 36

44
79 144
Alexander Povetkin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
shabarak added age 39

45
47 31
Kostya Tszyu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
age 49

46
36 104
Denis Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 39

47
35 99
Arthur Abraham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
darren-bell added age 38

48
38 105
David Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
lavj81 added age 30

49
29 12
Marcos Maidana is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
DaveCarlson added age 35

50
38 98
Tomasz Adamek is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boxers of the 21st Century
jackslee2 added age 42