They call it the "Sweet Science," and when it's applied by the best boxers in the world, it is a very apt description.
The current generation of fighters is often dismissed by older fight fans, with the claims that today's boxers couldn't stand up to the competition of past generations. That's because we tend to remember only the best of the best and not the average and below-average fighters.
Some of today's fighters have excellent technical skills, including Floyd Mayweather, who ranks with the best fighters ever. Manny Pacquiao is also very solid technically, but probably not in Mayweather's class.
Here's a look at the eight best technical fighters of all time.