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.

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 Andre Ward [0-0] (1)
2 Manny Pacquiao [0-0] (2)
3 Roman Gonzalez [0-0] (3)
4 Gennady Golovkin [0-0] (4)
5 Terence Crawford [0-0] (5)
6 Vasyl Lomachenko [0-0] (6)
7 Sergey Kovalev [0-0] (7)
8 Canelo Alvarez [0-0] (8)
9 Guillermo Rigondeaux [0-0] (9)
10 Carl Frampton [0-0] (10)
11 Naoya Inoue [0-0] (11)
12 Jorge Linares [0-0] (12)
13 Juan Francisco Estrada [0-0] (13)
14 Danny Garcia [0-0] (14)
15 Adrien Broner [0-0] (15)
16 Keith Thurman [0-0] (16)
17 Donnie Nietes [0-0] (17)
18 Shinsuke Yamanaka [0-0] (18)
19 Kazuto Ioka [0-0] (19)
20 Kosei Tanaka [0-0] (20)
21 Ricky Burns [0-0] (21)
22 Jamie McDonnell [0-0] (22)
23 Adonis Stevenson [0-0] (23)
24 Leo Santa Cruz [0-0] (24)
25 Deontay Wilder [0-0] (25)
26 Badou Jack [0-0-1] (38)
27 James DeGale [0-0-1] (30)
28 Erislandy Lara [0-0] (26)
29 Wanheng Menayothin [0-0] (27)
30 Alexander Povetkin [0-0] (28)
31 Gary Russell Jr [0-0] (29)
32 Abner Mares [0-0] (31)
33 Daniel Jacobs [0-0] (32)
34 Jessie Magdaleno [0-0] (33)
35 Kell Brook [0-0] (34)
36 Timothy Bradley [0-0] (35)
37 Nonito Donaire [0-0] (36)
38 Lee Selby [0-0] (37)
39 Marco Huck [0-0] (39)
40 Gilberto Ramirez [0-0] (40)
41 Rances Barthelemy [0-0] (41)
42 Mikey Garcia [0-0] (42)
43 Oleksandr Usyk [0-0] (43)
44 Carlos Cuadras [0-0] (44)
45 Jermall Charlo [0-0] (45)
46 Terry Flanagan [0-0] (46)
47 Julius Indongo [0-0] (47)
48 Murat Gassiev [0-0] (48)
49 Anthony Joshua [0-0] (49)
50 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. [0-0] (50)