Boxers who weigh between 140 and 147 pounds are allowed to box in the welterweight division. Over the years, the welterweight division has produced some scintillating boxers who have fascinated the audience with their skills and determination. Take a look at the list below to see if your favorite welterweight boxer has made our list of the greatest welterweight boxers of all time.
Manny Pacquiao holds not only many 'World Welterweight Championships' but also in other categories. He is the only eight-division world champion and the first person to win lineal championships in four categories. He is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time.
Sugar Ray Robinson was the 'World Welterweight Champion' from December 20, 1946, until he vacated it on August 9, 1950. He had an impressive career record of a 173 victories, 19 defeats, 6 draws, and 2 no contests.
5. Thomas Hearns
Also Known As: The Hitman, Motor City Cobra
Birthday: 18 October 1958
Born In: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Sun Sign: Libra
Century: 20th Century, 21st Century
Thomas Hearns won the 'WBA Welterweight Championship' on August 2, 1980. Later, he went one to be one of the quintuple champions.