Floyd Mayweather tops list of greatest boxer in history

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American boxer, Floyd Mayweather has been named the greatest boxer of all-time, ahead of Muhammad Ali and other professional boxers. 

The 42-year-old won all his 50 professional fights during his 21-year boxing career.

Mayweather as also won world titles in five different weight classes that earned him 2256 points on the Box Rec rankings.

That brought him way ahead of Pacquiao (1629 points) who is the next on the list. 

Floyd Mayweather’s last fight was against Conor McGregor in August 2017 when he won his 50th professional bout.

He had gone ahead to beat the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson,  Joe Louis, Archie Moore and Rocky Marciano.

The other active boxer on the Box Rec ranking list is  Pacquiao, the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing. 

He is a current senator in his native Philippines, Pacquiao demolished Oscar De La Hoya into retirement in December 2008.

Pacquaio has fought 12 times more than his adversary but has lost on seven occasions and drawn twice.

His losses include one against Mayweather from their eagerly anticipated 2015 clash.

Speculation continues to link the pair with a rematch, but Mayweather was eager to highlight his impressive record.

Never one to shy away from arrogance, Mayweather took straight to social media after the announcement by BoxRec.

He tweeted: Numbers don’t lie and box rec told the truth

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