Greatest Non-Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

The best of boxing comes from the lighter weights so here's my list of the greatest non heavyweight boxers of all time
Honorable mentions(In Order):11.Floyd Mayweather 12. Juan Manuel Marquez 13. Prince Nassem 14. Jimmy Wilde 15. Joe Gans

The Top Ten

1 Sugar Ray Robinson Sugar Ray Robinson Sugar Ray Robinson was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965. Robinson's performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions prompted sportswriters to create "pound for pound" rankings, where they compared fighters regardless of weight.

Robinson dominated both the amateur and professional ranks with his speed, punching power and grace for around 25 years. Robinson retired with a 173-19-6 record with 108 knockouts. - LilEli

2 Willie Pep

Greatest Featherweight boxer. Will-o-the-whisp record was 229-11-1 with 65 knockouts and was the slickest boxer. - LilEli

3 Harry Greb

The Human Windmill had quick hands and used them to pressure opponents with fast bursts and unrelenting attacks and defeated multiple champions during his carer - LilEli

4 Marvin Hagler Marvin Hagler Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns, was a world middleweight championship boxing match between undisputed champion Marvin Hagler and challenger Thomas Hearns, the then reigning world's junior middleweight champion, who had gone up in weight for the bout.

The Undisputed Middleweight Champion was a powerful puncher and defeated boxing legends like Duran and Hearns. His record was 62-3-2 - LilEli

5 Roberto Duran Roberto Duran

Manos De Piedra was the greatest lightweight boxer. He was the only person to beat Prime Leonard. As a lightweight he only lost to Esteban de Jesús then beat him during their two next matches. - LilEli

6 Sugar Ray Leonard Sugar Ray Leonard Ray Charles Leonard, best known as "Sugar" Ray Leonard, is an American former professional boxer, motivational speaker, and occasional actor.

Beat Hagler, Duran & Hearns.

Gold Olympic winner and five time champion. He only lost to one man in his prime(Roberto Duran)but beat him in their next two bouts. One of the greatest Welterweight champions. - LilEli

7 Benny Leonard

A spectacular lightweight boxer. Elusive, quick, and great strategist. - LilEli

8 Oscar de la Hoya Oscar de la Hoya Oscar De La Hoya is a former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. He holds dual American and Mexican citizenship.

The Golden Boy De La Hoya beat 17 world champions and won six titles in six divisions. Won the 92 olympics and beat Julio César Chávez twice. - LilEli

9 Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines. He currently ranks #4 in BoxRec's ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.

Fast puncher and only out of two boxers in history(other is De La Hoya)to win at least six championships. Beaten multiple Champions - LilEli

10 Julio César Chávez Julio César Chávez

The Six time champion in three divisions was the best p4p boxer in his prime. Longest undefeated streak(89-0-1 but if you count draws then 86-0) and drew one of the largest crowds. Excellent body puncher and one of the greatest Mexican boxers. - LilEli

The Contenders

11 Jake LaMotta Jake LaMotta
12 Sandy Saddler
13 Ray Mancini
14 Héctor Camacho
15 Tommy Hearns
16 Bob Fitzsimmons
17 Teofilo Stevenson
18 Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American former professional boxer and current boxing promoter. more.
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