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Pound for Pound Top 50 Rankings update: January 2019

World Boxing News 02/01/2019

📸 Mikey Williams

As an action-packed year begins, here’s a look at how the WBN Pound for Pound Top 50 looks at the turn of 2019.

One the back of another history-making twelve months, Vasyl Lomachenko leads the way at the top of ratings.

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READ: A History of the Lineal Heavyweight Championship (1885 – 2018)

1 Vasyl Lomachenko

LIGHTWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 2
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO
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2 Canelo Alvarez

MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 4
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0

3 Oleksandr Usyk

CRUISERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 15
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0. 1 KO

4 Mikey Garcia

LIGHTWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 5
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0

5 Terence Crawford

WELTERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 3
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 2 KO

6 Gennady Golovkin

MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 1
RECORD IN 2018: 1-1, 1 KO

7 Naoya Inoue

BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 6
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 2 KO

8 Donnie Nietes

SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 12
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0-1, 1 KO

9 Tyson Fury

HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0-1

10 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 9
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO
11 Manny Pacquiao
WELTERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 22
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0, 1 KO
12 Deontay Wilder
HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 14
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0-1, 1 KO
13 Anthony Joshua
HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 13
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO
14 Kosei Tanaka
FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 19
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO
15 Leo Santa Cruz
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY 2018: 11
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0
16 Wanheng Menayothin
MINIMUMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 16
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO
17 Juan Estrada
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 10
RECORD IN 2018: 1-1
18 Errol Spence
WELTERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 21
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 2 KO’s
19 Shawn Porter
WELTERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 36
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0
20 Badou Jack
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 23
RECORD IN 2018: 0-0-1




21 Jorge Linares
SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 8
RECORD IN 2018: 2-1, 1 KO


22 Daniel Jacobs
MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 34
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0


23 Roman Gonzalez
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 26
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0, 1 KO


24 Gary Russell Jr.
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 27
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0


25 Gervonta Davis
SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0, 1 KO


26 Miguel Berchelt
SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 38
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0, 3 KO’s


27 Jarrett Hurd
SUPER-WELTERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


28 Oleksandr Gvozdyk
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


29 Callum Smith
SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


30 Guillermo Rigondeaux
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 29
RECORD IN 2018:


31 Kazuto Ioka
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-1


32 Nonito Donaire
BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 41
RECORD IN 2018: 1-1, 1 KO


33 Josh Warrington
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0


34 Dmitry Bivol
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0, 1 KO


35 Gilberto Ramirez
SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 33
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


36 Abner Mares
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 24
RECORD IN 2018: 0-1


37 Moruti Mthalane
FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


38 Carl Frampton
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 18
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


39 James DeGale
SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0


40 Jermall Charlo
MIDDLEWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 47
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


41 Rey Vargas
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0


42 Ryan Burnett
BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 30
RECORD IN 2018: 1-1


43 Jerwin Ancajas
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-0, 1 KO


44 Hiroto Kyoguchi
LIGHT-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0, 2 KO


45 Oscar Valdez
FEATHERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0


46 Ken Shiro
LIGHT-FLYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0, 2 KO


47 Luis Nery
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: 42
RECORD IN 2018: 3-0, 3 KO’s


48 Mairis Briedis
CRUISERWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 2-1


49 Eleider Alvarez
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0, 1 KO


50 Maurice Hooker
SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT
RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2018: 1-0
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