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