Greatest Boxers of All Time


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The Top Ten

Manny Pacquiao
Pound for pound BEST IN THE WORLD!... I'm glad he's number one... I mean its not like he has to prove anything.
spell Manny Pacquiao in English, "THE BEST"
you know why? because he is the best.
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2Muhammad Ali
If Ali were in the same weight class as Manny he would destroy him. Ali would dissect Manny's brains and make him believe he was invincible. Physically Ali had faster hands, better foot work, the best jab of all time, a diamond chin that was unbreakable and a heart that wouldn't give in. Mentally he is just too smart for Manny, He would psych Manny out and toy with him before and during the fight. He is a genius, and that can't be beaten.
Easily the Greatest of All Time, the greatest boxer, thinker, competitor, role model, and the greatest leader for loving people, competing with his all, and not thinking of his self.
Was Most fearsome boxer in the world he should be no 1
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3Mike Tyson
Tyson was the most exploited boxer in terms of "myth building" by Don King's organized crime organization and the sporting press ate it up which created the most over rated fighter in history! Tyson was a wonderful combo of speed and power and given the tomato cans that his handlers put in front of him, he was destined to reach the top of the heavyweight division at some point but it was no accident that a boxer with power like Buster Douglas knocked Tyson out early on because Tyson was vulnerable to a big puncher. He was never again to face a quality opponent until the two Holyfield defeats and then the Lewis destruction. George Foreman never got the chance to fight Tyson as his promoters knew that the match up of styles would expose the five foot eleven Tyson to the knockout power of the out of shape, aging Foreman. If you want to understand the heavyweight division you should study film footage of the greats like Jack Johnson, Evander Holyfield. George Foreman, Joe Frazier and even George Chuvalo (OK Cassius Clay was great even though some of his fights were fixed) and realize that this division was historically the most corrupted due to the heavy betting and huge gate receipts generated by the heavies. Comparing all in their prime - Jack Johnson beats them all!
Mike Tyson is the truest,
Name a boxer he ain't influenced!
Unbeatable for six years and only greed through management and some personals he would be untouchable
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4Sugar Ray Robinson
Ali said himself and always maintained that Sugar Ray Robinson is the greatest boxer of all time.

He said of himself, he was the best heavyweight. And because he was the larger man, not the better boxer he would have beaten a Sugar.
Pound for pound Sugar was the best.

Roy Jones wouldn't win against Sugar with both men in their prime even if they fought ten times!
Pound for pound Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest boxer of all time his record wins in professional and amateur speak for themselves. He was officially never knocked out by any fighter and he fought until he was 45 years old. The man won boxing titles in welter and middle weight divisions. His only blemish is his TKO loss to light heavyweight champion Joey Maxium. A fight he was winning on all judges scoring card until the fight was stopped because of heat exhaustion Robinson suffered fighting at the old Yankee Stadium. He will always be THE GREATEST FIGHTER AND BOXER OF ALL TIME.
Sugar Ray Robinson...173 wins (ko'd 108)-19 losses-6 draws. Born in 1921, debuted in 1940 at 135lbs, won the 147lb title in 1946, won the 160 lb title in 1950, challenged for the 175lb in 1952 but passed out in the 14th round due to heat exhaustion while leading 10 rounds to 3 on the judges score card. He retired until 1955 & he came back won the 160lb title again. He won the 160 lb title 3-4 more times and retired in 1965. Could knock you out with either hand, was lightning fast & had a good chin. THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME!
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5Rocky Marciano
Rocky Marciano should be number 1, he beat Ali in the Super Fight Animation! He is still undefeated even though he is dead (RIP), went to 49-0, had one of the hardest punches in fighting history, NOT JUST BOXING! He beat Joe Louis and also MANNY PACQUIAO NUMBER 1!? That's very bad, it is between Ali and Marciano.
He is the greatest of all time and he also has the greatest single punch of all time when he knocked out joe walcott for the heavyweight championship of the world. 49-0. He is also my favorite boxer of all time. 49-0.
marciano is the best... he has begun his career while he was a soldier that is why I appriciate him... besides he just super, best ever
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6Joe Louis
A real peoples champ, he was undefeated for 12 years! and was champion for that long as well!
This man is simply the greatest, watching him fight in his ever stood a chance. His only legitimate loss was against Max Schmeling and Joe knocked him out round 1 of their rematch. The precision he had, he was able to land one in right on the chin every time as opposed to throwing random hard punches until his opponent was done. I find watching this man far more spectacular than any other boxer as every knockout of his was some perfect direct hit that looked like he was planning from the very beginning. Ali prepares moments like this, but Joe just waited and prepared for the moment to land his perfect 1 hit KO punch.


What makes an athlete great is not only how much they excel at a sport but how they standardize the sport and how they inspire people (black and white, rich and poor alike). We, unfortunately live in a time where athletes are nothing more than athletes. No one stands up for anything anymore or inspires us to be great at what ever we do like Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, or Rocky Marciano. Joe Louis has my vote for #1 place. He has an outstanding record and title defenses and well as longevity. Joe Louis #1.
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7Julio Cesar Chavez
Went at least 88-0 (13 Years)longest in over 75 years, held titles in three different weight divisions, most successful title defenses (27), most title fights (37), at least 10 year as champ. First pound for pound title. Best fighter ever.
Was undefeated and was able to go to 88-0 now that's really saying something, about how good he is!
julio represents what a mexican boxer is, all the way to the end...
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8Roy Jones Jr.
Some quick little facts/quotes about Roy Jones;
>"hits like a heavyweight and moves like a lightweight. " ~ George foremen

>Montell Griffin (who has spared Floyd Mayweather (whom main "weapon" is his speed)stated- Floyd was no comparison as far as speed. Roy was much faster.

> "He possesses the fastest hands in boxing with lightning fast moves and explosive power in both hands. " ~ Bert Sugar

>"the greatest fighter of all time. " Mike MacCallum

> Roy is his career has held 10-11 major titles

> the first boxer in 106 years to go from middleweight- heavyweight world champion.

>the only boxer to go start his career at light middleweight and then go on to win a heavyweight world champion

> In his 6 defenses of his super middleweight belt(s)he won all of them by KO.

>the first boxer to go a whole round without getting hit

> most HBO appearances.

> he went 10 years where he didn't even lose a round.

please inform any boxer who has achieve anything like this?.
really impressing und stunning - untouchable.
combining lightning speed and reflexes with ko-power - he had the complete package.
He was so fast, this enabled him to do what he wanted to, although it surely wouldn't work out for anybody else.
Should have fought more in his prime and easily beat everybody - he had no opponents.
Should have end his career after his heavyeight-title-fight.
Poor and sad career-ending.
I feel like everyone over looks Roy. In his prime I don't think anyone could have beaten him. So much speed and power. He threw those punches from the side that looked like nothing yet yielded devastating knock out power. His dancing and taunting with hands behind his back only to counter with knock outs. He was a fighter who evolved past boxing. The was very little fundamental to his style. GOAT!
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9George Foreman
Foreman was the most feared fighter of his day and retired for ten years during his absolute prime. He returned to the ring in poor shape (for only the money) during the reign of Tyson. Don King knew that the match up of styles would not be in the best interest of Tyson and the myth they had fabricated around Tyson and would not make the dream fight happen. An interviewer asked Foreman if he thought he could beat Tyson as Tyson had dismissed the prospective match as a "piece of cake! " The interviewer said to Foreman "you must admit, he's a pretty tough cookie" Forman replied "yah but that tough cookie is afraid of this piece of cake! " Foreman's power, longevity, jab, chin, and second career success ranks him among the top five fighters ever. The other four in any order are Jack Johnson; Roberto Duran; Teofilo Stevenson; S Ray Robinson.
Greatest boxer of all time. Master of destruction in the ring. One of the most winning fighters in history with a impeccable pedigree of formidable challengers which he defeated.
Dominated great fighters in his youth! Then returned to win the title again at what age laugh out loud. In his later fights he was fighting men 20 yrs younger and even though he lost some fights on points nobody really whipped Big George!
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10Joe Frazier
"strong body with strong upper cut and was a real champ"
Feel sorry about his untimely death... Bye bye joe
Remember, he knocked Ali's ass to the ground and won the first fight between them.

The Contenders

11Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar ray is one of the greatest boxers of all time. Leonard was 1 of the most versatile boxers the game has ever seen, from he speed, his ring generalship&toughness. You fools have him ranked at 20 goes to show that you guys don't know nothig about boxing. Lets end on a reel note Aryon Pryor were is he rankm on your list. The Greatest jr welterweight of all time. Up grade your boxing knowledge.
Speed Speed and more speed. A sugar ray flurry was a thing of beauty. Then to do the windup at the end was a thing of beauty. How you couldn't love some of his classic bouts, Hearns, Duran etc.
The greatest boxer of all time! He and Ray Robinson are the greatest of all time, and legends!
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12Willie Pep
Greatest featherweight. FRON the city of champions Hartford ft. Kid Kaplan Bat Battilo teddy red too Davis Marlon starring

13Henry Armstrong

14Floyd Mayweather Jr.
This guy doesn't even deserve to be mentioned in the top twenty his whole carrer he's been ducking fighters he just fights boxers he knows he can beat he is in it more for the money than the glory so if you want to even be mentioned with the greats you fight all comers even if you know there is a chance he will wipe the floor with you.
Undefeated? Yeah, should be in top 10. Who cares if he is in it for the money? You're trying to get me to fight people who are trained to beat ass? Yeah I'll take the 100 grand per fight.
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15Evander Holyfield
The best, he beat Tyson and had a lot of good fights and beat a lot of people. He just beat somebody a few months ago at the age of 49!
A great fighter! Even better than most of these boxers and has obviously still got it! World Champ and beat TYSON a few times!
He beat Tyson a few times and he just recently won a fight over somebody, at the age of 49! He is an amazing boxer!
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16Sonny Liston
Most feared boxer of his time, was undefeated for 7 years, destroyed the legendary floyd patterson 2 times! In under 1 round and many others of his time, only the legendary muhamad ali defeated him in his prime and that was in very shady circumstances. Should be at least in the top 10 in my opinion
Undefeated for 7 years most feared boxer of his time Muhammad ali said he was scared to death people said they saw peoples legs shake when they got in the ring George foreman was scared to talk to liston
Come on! He was one of the gretest heavey weights his time.

17Oscar De La Hoya
A great boxer, and he is definitely better than Leonard and Maywheather!
Great boxer, made more money than any other non heavyweight. Lost a lot of his big fights, out of his prime. Yet he never ducked anybody he went after everyone maybe not the best ever, has my vote for most entertaining. Boxing will miss him
Lots of People hate on this great Boxer but in his Prime he would not hesitate to fight the Best...
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18Jack Johnson
No one at any weight could take Johnson in his prime. His defense was an art form that no one else could master. Who could last 20 to 40 rounds? He carried fights to sell film footage for financial gain but had the power to end a fight in round one. Watch Ken Burns documentary "Unforgivable Blackness" to see film of this super human from the early 20th century!
This list is awful in the way its done. The biggest crime is no Benny lynch, one of the greatest small men of all time

19Roberto Duran
Held the lightweight title forever chased Ray leonard (moved up to welterwight) in the first fight he showed it was man against boy. Was forced to take a rematch in one of the shortest time spans (allegedly after Leonard scouts reported he was partying and had balloned to over 200lbs and had about 45 days of training. Demanded money for second fight be deposited before the fight ( no mas fight was result of horrible conditioning. Don King cut him loose after loss to nobody Kirkland Lang later went on to win more titles I consider that a victory over one of the most corrupt promoters in boxing history. How many times has that been done? Laugh out loud His win loss record amazing. A brutal inside fighter and counter puncher.
The greatest infighter of all time. He ruled the lightweight division. His murderous punching power and defensive skills allowed him to move into heavier weight divisions successfully, as he won the welterweight, junior middleweight and middleweight crowns.
Destroyed the lightweight division, first man to defeat Sugar Ray Leonard to win the welterweight world title and later on became the world champion at junior Middleweight and middleweight.
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20Larry Holmes
49-0 Until they gave him a defeat against Michael Spinks, what a joke.
The Ivan Lendl of boxing. A modestly talented fighter who just happened to fill a void between over the hill Ali, Frazier, Foreman and the rise of Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis. His record is great on paper due to this fact (which was out of his control) and affected his own objectivity regarding his place in boxing history.

21Jack Dempsey
The name to be remembered, the hard hitting boxer and savage of the ring, I like his style, the way he moved and punished his opponents.
He should be in the top ten. I heard his name all the time when I was a little boy, and he had not played in 45 years!
Very strong man with his special move called dempsey roll
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22Salvador Sanchez
Have Manny #1 Come on! this guy can beat Manny with eyes closed... Salvador was a Virtuoso an invencible fighter, nobody at featherweigh -manny, marquez, morales, barrera, even pep- Manny #1 jaajaja what kind of joke is it
Salvador Sanchez was so amazing in his time, RIP a legend in Boxing History
He was the youngest world champ he should be #1
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23Thomas Hearns
WHAT THE HELL? He's record is unbelievable he has 4 titles he knocked out almost everyone he fought he is the freak of boxing the man with the hitman style he should be on the top 20
The Motor City Cobra, although he lossed to Hagler, he tore him a new face! That fight could of gone either way, the best three rounds in boxing, period. Speed, Power, Heart, Skill, and Belts! Besides the quality of fighters back then were better, so you really had to know your stuff, not like these tomato cans today.

24David Tua
The greatest boxer of all time! Him and Rocky Marciano are the greatest of all time, The greatest athlete in New Zealander and Samoan history! A great fight will be between him and Muhammad Ali, and I reckon he will win!
A machine in the ring, and he just recently won one of his fights this year! His record says it all! 53 - 2, how good is that! He is a very rare boxer, there are not many good islander boxers but this guy is unbelievable!
He is better than Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali! David Tua is the most amazing and underrated boxer in history, he has only lost three fights and is the greatest heavyweight at the moment!
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25Bernard Hopkins

Oldest champion ever at 46.. defintly needs to be in the top 10 forsure.

hopkins can adapt to any style and may win by late hnockout or decision

26Lennox Lewis
He beat legends like, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and even David Tua! He can battle with anyone if beat all of those three!
Great boxer... But never got the respect he deserve... Heavyweight class was weak during his era... Even weaker now!
The greatest UK boxer of all time! He beat Tua, Tyson and Holyfield! He can beat anyone if he tries his best!
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27Felix Trinidad
Had one of the longest uninterrupted welterweight reigns of all time. I've never seen someone get off the deck so many times and win. He would also win in spectacular knockout fashion. He had a little trouble with top flight boxers ODLH, Winky Wright, Bernard Hopkins, Roy Jones. But his best weight was really between 147-154. What also hurt him was the semi-retirements. Only person who whipped the great Pernell Whitaker. He never took a backward step no matter how big, bad or good you were. Great stamina, determination and punching power. One of my all time favorites! Hail Tito!
If he were to movie to become a Heavyweight he would've easily become one of the best of all time, probably in the top 5. Felix Trinidad as the greatest Puerto Rican athlete of all time. Felix himself is a great Middleweight boxer, one of the fastest punchers and has great foot work, very hard to take down.
Always the boxer, on the move, taking on anyone. Great puncher. Best of all time, pound for pound.
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28Benny Leonard

29Wladimir Klitschko
All sports get better and better performances by time. Mark Spitz 2:00 200 fly - Michael Phelps 1:52. Carl Lewis 9:84 - Usain Bolt 9:58. Wlad is now. 1) Untouched in ten years. 2) Facing better opponent records than anyone. 3) Facing boxers from every nation on the planet as Ali, Foreman and Tyson didn't.
Bosslike performer. He simply a boss. He was a beast is a beast and will forever be a beast. Do you really need more? He is nearly unbeaten
He she be up in top ten and marquez

30Sam Langford
The greatest uncrowned boxe of all time. In 1915 Sam Langford went against the greatest boxer at that time Jack Johnson Johnson won but Langford put a cut the size of a hotdog on Johnsons left cheek

31Roberto Manos de Piedra Duran
Just The Greatest. He was far better than Ray Leonard, who admitted he was the hardest puncher he ever faced and that he was also the hardest boxer to hit cleanly. In fact Leonard said you couldn't hit him with a handful of rice. I don't think Roberto gets the credit he deserves as possibly second only to Sugar Ray Robinson in the all time greats list. And I mean no disrespect to any other boxer. They are all heroes for stepping into the ring. No matter where we place them in lists, all are great in their own unique way. Thank you for allowing me to comment. Harry.
I remembered in more than one ocassion,when Duran fought in Panama city,we would be in line cause we arrived a few minutes late
to the ficht ,all of a sudden ,we would se everyone was coming out the other door,we tought it was a fire or something,when we asked ,the reply was Duran knocked him out in less than 1 min.,this man was without a doubt,the greatest latin american fighter of ALL times!!!!
Why is number 1 at no 28? A natural lightweight who won titles in 4 divisions and dominated the best over four decades. He is incomparable! Was at his best in the early 70's when he was angry and hungry - he later fought out of shape and with little passion but still won! I saw him fight in the early 1970's and after winning he went after the opponents corner men! Scary!
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32Marvin Hagler
Hagler was champ for yrs. There was no body that could match him, even when they would match him up with overwhelming oposition, like say when he fought John"The Beast"Mogabi, The Beast was suppose to be the stronger of the two, and was well favored over the champ, but Hagler gradually wore Mogabi down before knocking him out. Who most were saying could'nt be knocked out, not by another middle weight. That fight alone was a perfect example of how the boxing world never gave Hagler his props deserved. Take a look at his carrer, Marvin Hagler is the greatest boxer who ever lived, he was anatural weight always in perfect shape, and knocked his oposition out 98% of the time, or pummled and hurt anyone who could stay in the ring foR NOW REMEMBER THIS 15 ROUNDS, and always had enough for it seemed like 10 more. He lost to Suger Ray Leonard cause he could'nt chase him as fast as he could run around the ring, Leonard never once came close to hurting Hagler, his punches had nothing on them nothing that fazed Hagler, maybe pissed him off cause he ran around the ring the whole fight slapping the champ every chance he could then running. The fight was an embarassment to Hagler and to boxing in whole when the decision went to Leanard. Hagler retired never getting what he deserved and everybody knew it, just goes to show, when yor that good, there isn't a lot of money for your fights when everybody knows who is going to win, they just don't like to talk about it.
Hard as nails, a big punch and a great defense. He was fearless and was the best of the bunch of Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns & Roberto Duran.
one of the greatest middleweights of all time mayweather wouldn't stand a chance
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33Archie Moore
ZOne of the greatest fighters that ever lived, loved his boxing style, unique, also a great human being

34Gabriel Flash Elorde
Gabriel is without a doubt the greatest filipino boxer in history! Even better than Pacquiao. He is responsible for 88 wins and one of the most respected figures of all time, RIP Gabriel FLASH Elorde
Elorde is the greatest boxer in the world no doubt! He will beat anyone in the ring and outside and is so much better than Manny PAcquiao! RIP you legend
The "Flash" is the best featherweight of all time, world champion! He would beat any body, I mean he won 88 fights! RIP Great boxer of the Filipino Islands!
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35Amir Khan
NOT THE GREATEST. But Olympic champ at 17, world champ at 22. Put 100% of his heart into every fight. Involved in wars like Miadana and classed the classiest like Judah and Paulie. Even after the brutal hook from Garcia that 99 percent would not recover from he got up, fought and ended the fight on this feet. Could have become one of the best had it not been for some weaknesses in his defense.
Amir khan is great fighter very brave and his hands speed is so fast
THIS GUY IS so awesome
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36Shane Mosley
Crazy skills. Damn those chopping right hands. Great speed and power. Great heart. Never has had his will broken, has only lost to decisions (NO knockout losses). Coolest style in boxing right now. Overall nice guy.
What more could you ask for?
My favorite boxer ever next to Joe Frazier amazing but this list a list of favorite boxers Christ sugar ray Robinson and Henry armstrong not in the top ten an Tyson at three that's rediculous


Move like a boxer. Hit like a brawler

37John Duddy

38James J. Jeffries

39Ken Norton

40Ricky Hatton
Not the best boxer. Don't think he really deserves to be on the list, He was a bit slow and not very accurate with his punches. A fighter like marquez would have tortured him.
Amazing down to earth boxer x
Most devestating boxer of all time, in training they had to use a super hevy weight bag.
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41Jake LaMotta

42Joe Calzaghe
Should be number 1 unbeaten for so long, nobody could match him. He is the greatest pound for pound boxer of all time. How are there so many boxers above him on this list when they have been repeatedly beaten. Surely it should be over the full career and not just a couple of year spell. Mike tyson at 18 I can understand but over his full career, really?
Unbeaten. Fought and beat number 7. How can an undefeated world class boxer (Boxer not a fighter) not be considered. Is it because he's not American?
46-0 21 title defenses longest raining title holder (bout 11 years) in recent years super fast punches better than any 1 else
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43Emile Griffith

44Alexis Arguello

45Naseem Hamed
Best boxer out of the UK. He has influenced many boxers around the world
What guys have you forgot about this Champ come on
At his peak brought attention to the lighter weights helping boxing as a whole not just the heavyweights were exciting
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46Arturo Gatti
Top Ten, you gotta be freaking kidding me, Mickey Ward lost to Gatti, and Gatti had a broken hand!
Gatti fought Ward with and broken hand AND a shattered ear drum. Argue that. Gatti was the BEST!
Watch his 3rd fight aginast Ward then argue


47Juan Manuel Marquez
December 8th 2012. See what he did to Manny Pacquiao. No one has ever done what Marquez did. Also, to this date (December 2012), NOBODY HAS EVER knocked him out; all his losses (except the Mayweather fight, where he had to go up two weight divisions in a couple or months amd wasn't ready) are questionable decisions. Marquez is definitely the most underrated fighter ever!
Extremely underrated, could dance with the best and still win, also never ko'd never ducked a fight and when he thought of retiring he went and fought manny one last time and won
The guy is a true warrior

48Nonito Donaire
He is folow the footstep of the filipino flash elorde.
Every time he went up to the ring nobody can beat him.. He is the next champion of the world
This guy should be number 1.. The best pound per pound boxer in the world... Put a lightweight in this guy and he'll destroy
Them all.
He is best boxer in the world
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49Daniel Sendelbeck

50Robert Helenius

51Mikkel Kessler
Top class technical boxer. A true viking warrior. Perfect boxing style, elegant and fast.
He is the pride of Denmark

52Charlie Zelenoff

He's so good that even his defeats have been retroactively exhumed from his record. No other champion in history has had a loss removed, because it would be both inaccurate and unfair for a talent as supreme as him to have anything other than a perfect ledger.

A phenomenon. He was the original young brash and flashy G, long before fake G Mayfeather stole his M.O.

Lost his debut but is most talented boxer of all time should get a rematch with Andrew Hartley to get his first pro win and shut the haters up.


53Wilfred Benitez

54Kid Gavilan

55Eder Jofre

56Ricardo Lopez
If I'm not mistaken he was a profesional boxer for 27 years and champ for 12 and a half no loss one tied defended his belt like 27 times and they have him this low? And I know its just because of the weight if he had the same record and was a heavy weight or middle weight he would be #1 and that is sad
If they say Rocky Marciano is best of all times cause of his undefeated record... will then move over cause this man is 51-0-1.
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57Anthony Mundine
Please! The only decent fighter he's beaten was a half-starved Danny Green. Left his beat work on the footy field.

58Tomasz Adamek

59Andre Bishop

Greatest fictional fighter of all time! so full of controversy and was undefeated!

60Max Baer

He was ahead of his time by so much I think he could've beaten Ali. For all we know he could have the skill of a futuristic boxer. I'm mean he could beat ghy twice his size easily like his fight with Primo Canera.

"Most powerful right hand in heavyweight history"


61Chris John

Surely he is one of the best boxer in the world. Chris "The Dragon" John. With Unbeaten record. WBA Super Champion, more than 10 times defending his title. Awesome, full tehnic, with only a few KO his opponents is proved that he is fighting beautifully round to round in his career

62Jimmy Wilde
Best pound for pound boxer
Do your research. No doubt.
Ali copied the sway from jimmy, the ghost with a hammer in his hand say's it all. pound for pound one of the hardest hitters of all time.

63Eric Butterbean Esch

64Bob Fitzsimmons

65Pernell Whitaker
The southpaw that was robbed of victory of Julio Cesear Chavez and Oscar Delahoya.

66Mary Kom

Lady Boxer From India. She is Just 23yrs Old & 5 Time World Champion in A Row. 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.


67Leonard Doroftei

68Iron Mike (Michalis Zampidis)
Bad news, watch his knock out videos

69Danny Green
True champion, true gentleman true legend in and out the ring. Just a real shame everyone was too scared to
Fight him in his prime could of been tested and proved to be one of the best ever. Huge heart and huge punch!
Beat Roy JOnes Jr first round that says something yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

70Bobby Pacquiao

71Azumah Nelson
He is the one of the best boxer in the world in 1985 from ghana accra
World champion and african boxer of all time

72Marcel Cerdan

73Shane Cameron

One of NZ's top heavyweight fighters next to David Tua

74Daniel Zaragoza

75Micky Ward
Greatest fighter I ever knew

76Erik Morales

What are you saying, bobby pacquio is much better than eric morales,?

77Riddick Bowe

78Kostya Tszyu

Arguably the best fighter to come out of Australia; certainly ahead of fellow countrymen Anthony Mundine and Danny Green (both of whom got into this often puzzling list).

79Dicky Eklund

80Teófilo Stevenson
The greatest Olympian boxer, everybody knew he was the greatest, even Ali avoid to fight him

81Andrew Hartley

82Sandy Saddler

83Michael Spinks

Greatest Light Heavyweight of all-time, who also was the best Heavyweight in the world for a spell.

84Andrew Golota

85James Toney
Hard as nails and a true profesional has to be
Ranked in the top 5 boxers of all time at any weight

86Hasim Rahman
He knocked out a prime Lennox Lewis in one of the great upset victories of all time. He fought Evander Holyfield, and was putting up a good fight until Holyfield used his famous headbutt and the ref stopped the fight because of major swelling on Rahman's head. Before the stoppage, despite the swelling, Rahman continued to fight Holyfield bravely.
He stopped Corrie Sanders as well as knocking out Lennox... He is nowhere near number 1, but he should be closer to the top of the list than he is. Better fighter than Michael Spinks, anyway.
He was a similar fighter to Buster Douglas, so I always thought maybe Rahman could take on Tyson.
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87Craig McEwan
Up and comeing star

88Francis Cheka
This is person who dominate east africa in all era now he is
He is undesputed with the left hook

89Tony Halme

90Joan Guzmán

91Tom Cribb

92Sergio Martínez
One of the best fighters of the world, he teached Julio César Chavez Jr. To behave recently!

93Mike McCallum

94Julian Jackson

95George Chuvalo
A Canadian boxer who wasn't flashy or abrasive and therefore not a marketing dream but a fighter who could neutralize the best boxers with his style. Promoters quickly learned to avoid matching their prospects with him. In a street fight George could take out any boxer of his day. Despite a tragic life he has remained emotionally strong, thoughtful and humble. He should always be ranked with the best athletes. A great Canadian!
Canadian heavyweight who fought during the prime of Ali, Frazier etc. No one could hurt him nor willing to give rematch. Remains to this day, cognitively unaffected by boxing. One of the toughest and most under-rated fighters ever!
Three words... NEVER Kocked Down!

96Montell Griffin
If it wasn't for Roy Jones, Montell Griffin would be a LEGEND. People always love to forget his first fight with Jones. Griffin had Jones on his heels for most of that fight, and Roy was IN HIS PRIME. Griffin had a superior jab than Jones. He never gets enough credit.

97Antonio Tarver
He beat Roy Jones twice. He beat Danny Green. He beat Montell Griffin, he beat Eric Harding, and he beat Glen Johnson. Antonio Tarver is a great fighter, and he's underrated.

98Dewey Bozella
He may have only had 1 professional fight against a nobody named Larry Hopkins, but that was when he was 52. While he was wrongfully in prison, he was the undefeated champion in jailhouse boxing at Sing Sing. He has a very inspiring story that has touched all of our hearts.

99Harry Greb
Pound for pound, the "Pittsburgh Windmill" should be under the top 10. Who the hell made up this list?

100Reynaldo Bautista
Plain amazing just plain amazing

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