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 Gennady Golovkin [1-0] (4)
4 Vasyl Lomachenko [1-0, 1 KO] (6)
5 Terence Crawford [1-0, 1 KO] (5)
6 Canelo Alvarez [1-0] (8)
7 Roman Gonzalez [0-1] (3)
8 Sergey Kovalev [0-0] (7)
9 Guillermo Rigondeaux [0-0] (9)
10 Keith Thurman [1-0] (16)
11 Naoya Inoue [2-0] (11)
12 Jorge Linares [1-0] (12)
13 Donnie Nietes [1-0] (17)
14 Leo Santa Cruz [1-0] (24)
15 Shinsuke Yamanaka [1-0, 1 KO] (18)
16 Anthony Joshua [1-0, 1 KO] (NE)
17 Juan Francisco Estrada [1-0, 1 KO] (13)
18 Kosei Tanaka [1-0] (20)
19 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai [1-0] (NE)
20 Julius Indongo [1-0] (47)
21 Danny Garcia [0-1] (14)
22 Kazuto Ioka [1-0] (19)
23 Carl Frampton [0-1] (10)
24 Kell Brook [0-0] (34)
25 Mikey Garcia [1-0, 1 KO] (42)
26 Gary Russell Jr [1-0, 1 KO] (29)
27 Adrien Broner [1-0] (15)
28 Jamie McDonnell [0-0] (22)
29 Deontay Wilder [1-0] (25)
30 Adonis Stevenson [0-0] (23)
31 Erislandy Lara [1-0] (26)
32 Wanheng Menayothin [1-0] (27)
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 Nonito Donaire [0-0] (36)
42 Lee Selby [0-0] (37)
43 Terry Flanagan [1-0] (46)
44 Carlos Cuadras [1-0] (44)
45 Rances Barthelemy [0-0] (41)
46 Jermall Charlo [0-0] (45)
47 Lamont Peterson [1-0] (NE)
48 Murat Gassiev [0-0] (48)
49 Brian Viloira [1-0] (NE)
50 Mairis Briedis [1-0] (NE)