Top 10 Middleweight Boxers of all time

10. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez

 Saul "Canelo"  Alvarez

A  formidable body puncher from Mexico, Álvarez is known as an excellent counterpuncher, being able to exploit openings in his opponents' guards. He is  ranked as the world's best active super middleweight by BoxRec,The Ring and ESPN.

9. Jake La Motta

 Jake  La Motta

Defined by his rivalry with the great "Sugar" Ray Robinson, La Motta lost five of his six fights with Robinson - all culminated in the "Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre’" in 1951. Also, "The Bronx Bull" won the middleweight title in 10 rounds against Marcel Cedran in 1949.

8. Charley Burley

Charley  Burley

A technically magnificent fighter, Burley’s finest win came over future light-heavyweight great Archie Moore in 1944, whom he KO'd 4 times to a lopsided 10-round decision. Often remembered as the most avoided fighter of all time, Burley never actually won the world title.

7. Gennadiy Golovkin

Gennadiy Golovkin

"Triple G", is a Kazakhstani professional boxer,who held multiple middleweight world championships, and is a two-time unified champion, having held the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA (Super) title since April 2022.He holds the highest knockout-to-win ratio of 89.7%!

6. Bernard Hopkins

 Bernard Hopkins

Hopkins loomed over much of Golovkin’s incredible run, given he amassed 20 title defenses between 1995 and 2005. After two narrow losses to Jermain Taylor ended his title run, Hopkins stepped up to light-heavyweight and continued to confound the odds with his impeccable skills throughout his forties.

5. Bob Fitzsimmon

Bob Fitzsimmon

Boxing’s first three-division world champion, 57 of Fitzsimmons’ 61 career victories came via knockout. His phenomenal punching power allowed him to step up and dethrone heavyweight champion James J. Corbett in 1897. He e is in The Guinness Book of World Records as the lightest heavyweight champion.

4. Harry Greb

Harry   Greb

"The Pittsburgh Windmill" was an all-action, highly skilled fighter. Greb packed almost 300 fights into a career spanning a mere 13 years between 1913 and 1926, losing only eight times. He was the only man to beat Gene Tunney in the first of their five-fight series.

3. "Sugar" Ray Robinson

"Sugar" Ray Robinson

He is often regarded as the greatest boxer of all time, pound-for-pound , "Sugar" Ray was a five-time champion at 160 pounds and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990.

2. Carlos Monzon

Carlos Monzon

A supreme technician in the ring, Monzon combined power and precision to rack up then-record of 14 successive title defenses in the 1970s. Triumphs over Nico Benvenuti, Emile Griffiths, Jose Napoles, and Rodrigo Valdes bid him ride off into his career closing victorious, retiring with a magnificent record of 87-3-9.

1. Marvin Hagler

Marvin  Hagler

Nicknamed "Marvelous", Hagler holds the highest knockout percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions at 78 percent. He competed in boxing from 1973-87,reigning as the undisputed champion of the middleweight division from 1980 to 1987 and made 12 successful title defenses, all but one by knockout.