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Pound for Pound Update: Inactive Tyson Fury drops off the radar

As his self-imposed exile continues, former unified heavyweight champion Tyson Fury no longer features in the WBN Pound for Pound Top 50.

The 28 year-old drifted through the cut-off point to stay ranked a couple of weeks back and seems no closer to being remotely interested in lacing up his gloves for a possible comeback.

Tyson Fury

At his peak, Fury was on the verge of breaking into the Top 10. However, he fell as low as 22 before completely losing his place on the list.

As Fury contemplates his life without boxing, two fighters crept into the WBN P4P Top 50 for the first time over the weekend.

Enter undefeated punchers Jermall Charlo and Anthony Joshua, who have both impressed with stoppages on either side of the Atlantic.

The two world champions will see in the New Year at 45 and 50, respectively, and have a platform to build on their new-found status.

Pound for Pound

Other fighters to drop out of the ratings this year included Juan Manuel Marquez, Miguel Cotto, and Floyd Mayweather Jr., as a new crop of contenders makes their mark on the sport.

The top spot changed hands on no fewer than three occasions. Firstly Roman Gonzalez, then Manny Pacquiao.

Finally, Andre Ward secured their place as king, with the latter set to reign into 2017 following an impressive battle with Sergey Kovalev.

With a rematch between the pair touted for the spring, it seems the number one will be a light-heavyweight campaigner for at least the first few months of the coming year.

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