Pound for Pound Top 50 Boxing Rankings – January 2021

World Boxing News releases the first pound-for-pound rankings of the year as the best fifty boxers in the world are rated as we embark on a brand new year in 2021.

Canelo Alvarez remains undoubtedly the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet.

1 Canelo Alvarez
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 1
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

2 Errol Spence
WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 4
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

3 Tyson Fury
HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 11
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

4 Teofimo Lopez
LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

5 Naoya Inoue
BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 3
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

6 Terence Crawford
WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 7
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

7 Manny Pacquiao
WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 5
RECORD IN 2020:

 

 

 

8 Oleksandr Usyk
HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 8
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

9 Kazuto Ioka
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 16
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

10 Gennadiy Golovkin
MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 6
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

11 Juan Estrada
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 9
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

12 Vasyl Lomachenko
LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 2
RECORD IN 2020: 0-1

 

 

 

13 Gervonta Davis
SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 24
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

14 Anthony Joshua
HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 14
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

15 Mikey Garcia
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 15
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

16 Jose Ramirez
SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 20
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

17 Roman Gonzalez
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 2-0, 1 KO

 

 

 

18 Shawn Porter
WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 19
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

 

 

19 Leo Santa Cruz
SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 12
RECORD IN 2020: 0-1

 

 

 

20 Kosei Tanaka
FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 13
RECORD IN 2020: 0-1

 

21 Miguel Berchelt
SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 22
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

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22 Deontay Wilder
HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 10
RECORD IN 2020: 0-1

 

23 Artur Beterbiev
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 21
RECORD IN 2020:

 

24 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
SUPER-FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 28
RECORD IN 2020: 2-0, 1 KO

 

25 Jermell Charlo
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

26 Josh Taylor
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 23
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

27 Regis Prograis
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 25
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

28 Jermall Charlo
MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 38
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

29 Gary Russell Jr.
FEATHERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 29
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

30 Nonito Donaire
BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 26
RECORD IN 2020:

 

31 Wanheng Menayothin
MINIMUMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 18
RECORD IN 2020: 0-1

 

32 Daniel Jacobs
MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 27
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

33 Keith Thurman
WELTERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 30
RECORD IN 2020:

 

34 Andy Ruiz Jr.
HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 31
RECORD IN 2020:

 

35 Moruti Mthalane
FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 32
RECORD IN 2020:

 

36 Guillermo Rigondeaux
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 36
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

37 Dmitry Bivol
LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 33
RECORD IN 2020:

 

38 Mairis Briedis
CRUISERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

39 Emanuel Navarrete
SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 49
RECORD IN 2020: 2-0, 1 KO

 

40 Luis Nery
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

41 Murodjon Akhmadaliev
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

42 Jerwin Ancajas
SUPER FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 40
RECORD IN 2020:

 

43 Demetrius Andrade
MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 41
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

44 David Benavidez
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 47
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

45 Gilberto Ramirez
SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 45
RECORD IN 2020:

 

46 Billy Joe Saunders
SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 50
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0

 

47 Hiroto Kyoguchi
LIGHT-FLYWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 43
RECORD IN 2020:

 

48 John Riel Casimero
BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0, 1 KO

 

49 Rey Vargas
SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: 44
RECORD IN 2020:

 

50 Jamel Herring
SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT

RANKING IN JANUARY: NE
RECORD IN 2020: 1-0