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