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