Pound for Pound Top 50

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World Boxing News - Pound for Pound List

WBN's pound for pound rankings are based on world title wins, multi-weight titles, calibre of opponents, manner of victories, longevity and activity in a calendar year.

Fighter's earn betters ratings for defeating opponents also rated in the Top 50. Star ratings are based on achievement in the sport.

*Fighters who fail to arrange an upcoming fight for twelve months will forfeit their ranking.

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1 Gennady Golovkin [1-0-1] (4)
2 Terence Crawford [2-0, 2 KO] (5)
3 Vasyl Lomachenko [2-0, 2 KO] (6)
4 Canelo Alvarez [1-0-1] (8)
5 Mikey Garcia [2-0, 1 KO] (42)
6 Guillermo Rigondeaux [1-0, 1 KO] (9)
7 Miguel Cotto [1-0] (NE)
8 Naoya Inoue [2-0, 2 KO] (11)
9 Keith Thurman [1-0] (16)
10 Jorge Linares [2-0] (12)
11 Juan Francisco Estrada [2-0, 1 KO] (13)
12 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai [2-0] (NE)
13 Leo Santa Cruz [1-0] (24)
14 Donnie Nietes [1-0] (17)
15 Anthony Joshua [2-0, 2 KO] (NE)
16 Deontay Wilder [2-0, 2 KO] (25)
17 Carl Frampton [0-1] (10)
18 Adonis Stevenson [1-0, 1 KO] (23)
19 Aleksandr Usyk [2-0 1 KO] (43)
20 Sergey Kovalev [0-1] (7)
21 Kosei Tanaka [1-0] (20)
22 Gary Russell Jr. [1-0, 1 KO] (29)
23 Kazuto Ioka [1-0] (19)
24 Errol Spence Jr [1-0, 1 KO] (NE)
25 Manny Pacquiao [0-1] (2)
26 Badou Jack [1-0-1, 1 KO] (38)
27 Abner Mares [1-0] (31)
28 Roman Gonzalez [0-2] (3)
29 Danny Garcia [0-1] (14)
30 Wanheng Menayothin [4-0] (27)
31 Erislandy Lara [2-0] (26)
32 Ryan Burnett [3-0] (NE)
33 Jamie McDonnell [0-0] (22)
34 Gilberto Ramirez [2-0] (40)
35 Jessie Magdaleno [1-0, 1 KO] (33)
36 James DeGale [0-0-1] (30)
37 Daniel Jacobs [0-1] (32)
38 Shawn Porter [1-0, 1 KO] (NE)
39 Rances Barthelemy [1-0] (41)
40 Miguel Berchelt [2-0, 1 KO] (NE)
41 Murat Gassiev [1-0, 1 KO] (48)
42 Terry Flanagan [1-0] (46)
43 Jermall Charlo [0-0] (45)
44 Nonito Donaire [1-0] (36)
45 Luis Nery [2-0, 2 KO] (NE)
46 Lamont Peterson [1-0] (NE)
47 George Groves [2-0, 2 KO] (NE)
48 Shinsuke Yamanaka [1-1] (18)
49 Milan Melindo [2-0, 1 KO] (NE)
50 Mairis Briedis [1-0] (NE)