La revista The Ring confirma a Canelo como el mejor Libra por Libra tras actualizar rankings

Magazine The Ring updated its Libra for Libra listing last Saturday after the victory of Saúl «Canelo» Álvarez on Callum smith on December 19, and the Mexican is consolidated in the first position of the list.

«Alvarez, the magazine’s middleweight champion The Ring, took the most significant victory of the last 60 days. Thus, he added the super medium title of the magazine The Ring to his growing collection of belts with a unanimous, one-sided decision over the once undefeated Callum smith, on December 19 ”, published the magazine in the presentation of the new rankings.

Every time the magazine updates its listings Pound for pound, publishes an article with their arguments to make the decision. The list is put together by a panel of journalists who offer their arguments and vote to put together the list.

“He Canelo Alvarez looked like quite a Libra-for-Libra king with an absolute lecture on Callum smith«Said the panelist Anson wainwright. “This victory separates him from the fighters who come after him.”

The article also cites that the Canelo is approaching unanimity within the panel. The triumph of Canelo on Callum smith He has managed to convince other panelists who did not dare to place him in the first place.

«I admit it, I did not agree at first with putting the Canelo at number 1 ″ said the panelist Michael Montero. “But it really solidified in that position, at least for now.”

And in the debate came the issue of the quality of rivals as a differentiator between the Canelo and Terence crawford.

I have to admit that I thought Callum it would give Canelo more problems “, said the panelist Martin Mulcahey. «In the past, I said that I thought that GGG beat the Canelo, but you have to give credit to Canelo for continuing to fight the best available rivals when others have not. I don’t think it’s the fault of Crawford, but he hasn’t gotten the big fights that he Canelo yes. So I’ll take the official verdict of the fight with GGG, and I will say that the Canelo is today number 1 above Crawford«.

The Ring’s Top 10 Libra-by-Libra Fighters Ranking

  1. Canelo Alvarez

  2. Naoya inoue

  3. Terence crawford

  4. Oleksandr Usyk

  5. Errol spence

  6. Teofimo Lopez

  7. Vasiliy Lomachenko

  8. Juan Francisco «Gallo» Estrada

  9. Josh taylor

  10. Gennady Golovkin