The term pound for pound is widely heard in the boxing world and refers to a classification to determine who is the best boxer pound for pound At the moment, their weight is not taken into account, that is, their category. On LEFT PUNCH We present you the best pound-for-pound boxers with the 2021 ranking.
There are three classifications that are important sports industry, that of the magazine The Ring, Transnational Boxing Rankings and Boxing Junkie. We present the three updated until their last cut.
Best pound-for-pound boxers
The Ring (until October 2)
1.-Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez: The Mexican is the current WBA, WBC and WBO super middleweight champion. His professional record is 56 wins, 39 via knockout, 1 loss and 2 draws. Can boast of being 149 weeks on the list
2.-Oleksandr Usyk– Ukrainian boxer is world champion of the unified heavyweight titles of the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO. His mark is 19 fights, 19 wins, 13 by way of knockout. It’s been 163 weeks on the list
3.-Naoya inoue– The Japanese is a three-time world heavyweight champion and currently a unified bantamweight champion. His record is 21 fights, 21 wins, 18 by way of knockout. It’s been 205 weeks on the list
4.-Terence crawford– American is current WBO Welterweight World Champion. He boasts 37 fights, 37 wins and 28 by knockout. It’s been 326 weeks on the list
5.-Josh taylor– The currently undefeated Scottish boxer claims to be the undisputed super lightweight champion, winning all four titles from the major boxing organizations: WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF. Been on the list 36 times
6.-Errol spence jr: is the current IBF and WBC welterweight champion. His record is impressive because he features 27 fights, 27 wins, and 21 by knockout. It’s been 202 weeks on the list
7.-Teófimo López: The American boxer of Honduran descent is the current unified lightweight champion of the world. It’s been 39 weeks on the list
8.-Juan Francisco Estrada: The Sonoran is the current WBC super flyweight world champion. His record is 45 fights, 42 wins, 28 by knockout and three losses. Been 117 weeks on the list
9.-Vasiliy LomachenkoThe Ukrainian was a WBO featherweight champion and a WBO super featherweight champion, he was also a WBA, WBO, and WBC lightweight world champion. It’s been 268 weeks on the list.
10.-Kazuto Ioka: Japanese is the current WBO super flyweight world champion. His record is 27 wins, 15 by knockout and two losses. It’s been 28 weeks on the list
Transnational Boxing Rankings
1.-Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez
5.-Errol spence jr
8.-Juan Francisco Estrada
This list has important changes. The ranking was updated by its editors on October 11, 2021, after the Tyson Fury vs. Wilder fight.
5.-Errol Spence Jr.
9.-Juan Francisco Estrada
Boxing Junkie’s roster was last updated on September 27. In the first two lists, Canelo Álvarez is considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing.
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