21 Hottest Male Boxers (Inside & Outside The Ring)

Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT
Published by Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT | Staff Writer
Last updated: May 10, 2024
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Confidence, courage, and the ability to fight have all been a magnet for females in much of the animal kingdom since the dawn of evolution.

And hardly any athletes embody these qualities like boxing athletes.

Combined with great looks and strong personalities, some boxers can give Chris Hemsworth a run for his money.

So, recently at Total Shape, we decided to vote on the most charming male boxing athletes of our era.

We also asked our readers to weigh in to equalize some of our biases.

Top 21 Hottest Male Boxers

It's worth noting that this list was only based on looks and general appeal, not the boxer’s abilities in the ring.

21. Errol Spence Jr.

Drawing from our experience watching Errol Spence Jr., he's not just a knockout in the ring; his charisma and charm are equally striking.

His tan skin, captivating black eyes, and naturally curly hair have left a lasting impression on our team, making him a standout figure in the boxing world.


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But it's his subtle beard and the transformation of his serious, misty gaze into a warm smile that truly sets hearts racing.

Add to that a sculpted physique with measurements of 42-30-35 and a UK size 9 shoe, and you've got the complete package.

Known for his impressive endurance, Errol Spence Jr.'s training regimen includes a mix of high-intensity interval training and long-distance running, emphasizing both speed and stamina.

20. Manny Pacquiao

Although Manny Pacquiao is currently inactive, the Filipino is one of the most loved boxers and among the most-watched fighters in the world.

He may not be six feet tall, but boxing fans love his good looks, soft-spoken nature, and generosity through his charitable endeavors back in his home country, the Philippines.


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Manny Pacquiao's legendary fitness routine involves rigorous morning runs, followed by intense gym sessions focusing on speed, agility, and power, reflecting his dynamic fighting style.

Hardly any boxer can brag of having more than 70 bouts; Pacman has 72 bouts under his belt and only lost 8.

In addition, he holds the record of titles in eight different divisions and is a contender for the best pound-for-pound warrior of all time alongside his greatest rival, Floyd Mayweather.

19. Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, or Triple G, is a Kazakhstani professional boxer standing at five feet and 10 inches.

The 40-year-old has a mild skin tone and a bit of facial hair. Boxing fans love his calm demeanor, warm smile, and sweet-looking face.


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But all that ends whenever he enters the ring; “The Kazakh Thunder” turns into a fierce beast.

His opponents especially have a hard time working on his granite chin.

The Kazakh has a near-perfect record of 42 wins with one loss and one draw. Most of his wins (37) are by knockout.

His prowess in the ring has earned him multiple accolades. Among the crowns he holds are the IBF and WBA titles.

18. Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko, also known as “Hi-Tech,” “Loma,” and “The Matrix,” is a Ukrainian boxer who plies the lightweight and featherweight boxing categories.

The 34-year-old is best known for his looks. He’s one of the few boxers with facial hair that are nicely cut on his symmetrical face.

He depicts extraordinary athleticism and has an incredibly fast reflex.

Loma is a force to reckon with in the boxing ring, having knocked down 11 opponents from his 16 bouts.

17. Saul Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez is a Mexican boxer with a neatly trimmed brownish beard and stands at 5 ft 9 inches with a toned and muscular body.

Canelo’s collection of fast cars makes him the envy of many men and a darling to most women.


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Consequently, the handsome boxer has dated a string of beauties, including a Miss Universe and several actresses.

In the ring, Canelo’s record is unmatched. He has engaged in 61 bouts and only lost two, one to Floyd Mayweather and recently to Dimitrii Bivol.

Canelo has many accolades, including multiple world championships from light heavyweight to light middleweight.

16. Lucas Martin Matthysse

Our team discovered through watching Lucas Martin Matthysse that his physical appearance is as striking as his boxing technique.

His shredded body, adorned with tattoos, and the way his black hair falls perfectly on his forehead have made a significant impression during our analysis of his boxing staredowns.


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Moreover, his well-kept beard lies flawlessly on his symmetrical face, revealing the magnificent jawline underneath whenever he shaves it off.

Mathysse’ reputation in the boxing ring supersedes his looks.

Out of 45 fights he has engaged in, he’s won an overwhelming 39, most of them by knockout (36).

Since his loss to Manny Pacquiao in 2018, the Argentine is yet to make a comeback.

15. Mario Barrios

Nicknamed “El Azteca,” Mario Barrios is a 27-year-old American boxer from Texas.

He stands at 5 ft 10 inches and weighs about 140 pounds.


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The relatively young lad is one of the most handsome boxers of our days.

He displays a sweet smile whenever cameras are flashing, and his fair skin, short black hair, and clean shaved beard are only some of the qualities that compliment his great looks.

But beyond his looks, Al Azteca is super aggressive in the boxing ring.

Out of 28 bouts, he’s only lost two.

He held the WBA super lightweight title from 2019 to 2021.

He is considered among the top 10 best active super lightweights.

14. Teofimo Lopez

Teofima Lopez is another handsome boxer from the US who plies the super lightweight division.

The 25-year-old has nice edges on his rectangular face with wonderfully trimmed black hair that matches his eye color.


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Also known as “El Brooklyn” or “The Takeover,” Teofimo’s boxing lifestyle, which involves lots of workouts in the gym, has earned him a shredded physique.

He’s only engaged in 18 fights and won all except one.

13. Simon Barclay

Sparkly, as he’s commonly known, is among the great boxers from the United Kingdom that have made it on our top list of sexiest fighters in the world.

Although inactive, his record of 10 wins from 13 bouts is still a force to reckon with in boxing.

His looks have not gone unnoticed. The boxer has brown hair and a rectangular-shaped face with nicely trimmed edges.

To add the cherry on the cake, he’s six feet tall.

12. Anthony Ogogo

Anthony Ogogo is one of the leading boxers from Britain.

Although he made his professional boxing debut in 2013, Anthony began boxing at the tender age of 12.


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He even appeared in the 2004 Olympics, where he won the Gold medal.

He followed it up with another gold at the World Championships, a feat that attracted Golden Boy promotions with an offer to go pro.

His bulky physique and great height make him a dream man for most ladies.

Ogogo also has great looks and a wonderful personality that is fit for Hollywood.

His attempt at the same had him appear in several reality TV shows.

Among them is ITV hit reality show “Splash”.

The ladies’ man is also fashionable and has appeared in several magazines.

11. Sergio Martinez

Sergio Martinez is our second boxing talent from Argentina.

There’s contention on why he was nicknamed “Maravilla,” which means “marvel” in Spanish.

Some sources say it's his crowd-pleasing and entertaining boxing techniques, while others claim it's his good looks.

Of the 60 bouts he has participated in, he came out victorious an overwhelming 55 times, 30 by way of knockout. This has made him one of the greatest warriors in his weight class.

“My middleweight championship gives me a voice, I will use this voice in an effort to protect women from senseless violence and abuse.”

- Sergio Martinez

10. Abner Mares

Born in Mexico but raised in California is Abner Mares.

The boxer has an incredible story of victory over tragedy.


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When his retina detached from a sparring session while preparing for a fight, he had to fight through surgery and recovery to get back in the ring.

That would be 11 months later when he returned and fought at a high level to win multiple world titles.

His record stands at 31 wins out of 36 bouts.

Besides his fighting spirit, Abner is a sight to behold for many female boxing fans.

His good looks and eloquence earned him a spot at Fox Press Play as a boxing sports analyst.

9. Ray Edwards

Although Ray Edwards had a short stance in boxing, his masculine figure and handsome looks were enough to get him on this list.

The six feet tall Capricorn played college football for a couple of years at Big Ten School “Purdue” before being drafted into the National Football League.

But he would soon leave football for heavyweight boxing. Although he has yet to win any belt, he has a few knockouts (7) in his 12 bouts.

8. Ryan Garcia

Ryan is a young lad that has mesmerized female boxing fans with his sweet looks.

He has black hair, a cleanly shaved beard, and a perfectly toned body.


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King Ry’s good looks and excellent boxing skills are a cause for envy.

“It's true. I'm handsome, and they hate it.”

- Ryan Garcia

Aside from his pretty looks and slim figure, the 23-year-old is a monster in trading jabs.

Ryan is best known for his fast jabs that leave some of his opponents dumbfounded on the canvas.

It has earned him the nickname “The Flash.”

Ryan is such a great boxer that he’s yet to lose. He has won all 23 of his bouts, 19 by knockout.

7. Leo Santa Cruz

Nicknamed “El Terremoto” or The Earthquake, Leo Santa Cruz is a 34-year-old Mexican boxer.

El Terremoto is one of the finest Mexican boxing talents.


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He has an impressive boxing record of 38 wins and two losses.

His praises go beyond the ring.

Ladies love his symmetrical oval face with black hair and a hint of a mustache that complements his cheerful looks.

6. Danny Garcia

Garcia comes 6th on our sexy boxer list. His toned body structure and perfectly symmetrical face earn him a top score in hotness.

The soft-spoken sportsman with Puerto Rican roots is also a fantastic boxer.

His record currently stands at 37 wins and only three losses.

Many know him for his left hook power punch that’ll lift a man out of his shoes.

His fight card against Argentine’s Lucas Mathyse, another hottie on this list, broke pay-per-view records and brought him fame and a heavy bag after his win.

5. Amir Khan

Amir Khan is a boxing talent from the United Kingdom.

His great height, sharp eyes, tan skin, and muscular physique make him a heartthrob to many female boxing fans.


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His great charisma and personality have also attracted many brands and charitable organizations.

All this should not fool you into trading jabs with this handsome British hunk.

The WBC Silver Welterweight title recipient and former WBA and IBF lightweight champion is bad news when it comes to exchanging fists.

Out of 34 bouts he has won, 21 have been through knockout, having hit the canvas only five times.

4. Miguel Cotto

The bald-shaven head of Miguel Cotto makes him stand out among boxers.

He also has a shredded physique and a tattooed body.


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His boxing prowess has seen him garner an impressive record of 41 wins and six losses.

The heart and pride of Puerto Rico is one of the few to have fought Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, two of the greatest fighters of this era.

He also gives back to his community through El Angel, a non-profit that promotes physical activity.

3. Gilberto Ramírez Sánchez

Gilberto doing jumping jacks

Gilberto Ramirez is an unbeaten professional boxer from Mexico.

His record so far stands at 44 fights, 44 wins, and no losses.

The boxer held the WBO super middleweight title from 2016 to 2019, becoming the only Mexican to do it in that weight class.

Aside from his fierceness in the ring, Gilberto Ramirez is one of the hottest boxers in the world, a quality that has made him a favorite among boxing lady fans.

Sanchez has everything most ladies want in a man: a slim and muscular body tone, an ideal height of over six feet, and a perfect rectangular-shaped face with sharp facial features.

On top of that, his fair skin, dark hair, and squinty eyes complement his good looks.

2. Anthony Joshua

Not even a renaissance sculptor could’ve chiseled the perfectly ripped body of Anthony Joshua.

If he weren't a boxer, he would fit in perfectly as a bodybuilder.


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The British heavyweight talent also stands at over 6 feet, has sharp facial features, and has a perfect jawline.

He began as an amateur boxer, and after emerging victorious in several of England's premier boxing events, AJ shocked the local boxing community by turning down a £50,000 cheque to go pro, saying he wasn't in it for the money.

He would go on to win the Olympic Gold medal in 2012 and turn pro in the consequent years, a feat that propelled him to boxing stardom and £115 million in his bank account.

Anthony Joshua's training routine is a blend of traditional boxing workouts and modern strength conditioning, focusing on building a physique that is both powerful and agile in the ring.

The former heavyweight champion has three losses against 24 wins.

1. David Haye

The title of hottest male boxer goes to David Haye.

Like Muhammad Ali, the Haymaker, as he’s popularly known, comes with a bulky physique and bay boy beauty that has many boxing-loving ladies swooning over him.

He got it from his parents; a black Jamaican father and a white English mother.

He seems to borrow from the best of both races.

His breakthrough in boxing came in the David versus Goliath fight pitting him against heavyweight kingpin Vladimir Klitschko.

Although he’s had an entertaining and illustrious career, it was also plagued with injury. He’s yet to return to the ring since 2018.

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Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT
Staff Writer
Lisa Lorraine Taylor, BSc, CPT holds a BSc degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health and is the owner of Taylor Made Fitness. Her philosophy centers on cutting through the hype and misinformation surrounding dietary supplements, focusing instead on practical, science-backed strategies for health and weight loss.
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