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The term Pound for pound It is widely listened to in the boxing world and refers to a classification to determine who is the best boxer of the moment, regardless of their weight. In LEFT PUNCH we present you the compilation of three prestigious listings Pound for pound.

There are dozens of media outlets that make their own lists of fighters Pound for Pound, but we will take into account that of the magazine The Ring, Transnational Boxing Rankings and that of ESPN for being the most credible. We present the most recent updates to these listings.

What is a Pound for Pound ranking?

It is a list where the best fighters in the world are classified, regardless of their weight. To choose the best boxer Pound for pound From the list, certain analysis parameters are used for each fighter. The portal Linear Boxing Champions cites three parameters of analysis to define the best fighters Pound for pound in boxing:

  • Recent performances
  • Victories over high-quality rivals
  • The style with which those victories were achieved
Canelo, the best Pound for Pound

The best Libra for Libra boxers

The Ring Magazine

Last Updated: November 20, 2021

In your most recent list update Pound for pound, Magazine The Ring went up to Terence crawford from fourth to third place, after the win about Shawn Porter.

In parentheses, the position they occupied in the previous update.

  1. Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez (1)
  2. Oleksandr Usyk (2)
  3. Terence Crawford (4)
  4. Naoya Inoue (3)
  5. Josh Taylor. (5)
  6. Errol Spence Jr. (6)
  7. Teofimo Lopez (7)
  8. Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada (8)
  9. Vasiliy Lomachenko (9)
  10. Kazuto Ioka (10)

Transnational Boxing Rankings

Last Updated: November 22, 2021

In the latest update of Transnational Boxing Rankings, held on November 22, the issue of whether Terence crawford had to go up in his list Libra by Libra after beating Shawn Porter.

However, after the panelists voted, Crawford remained in fourth place, and lacked one vote to displace Naoya inoue of the third site.

In parentheses, the position they occupied in the previous update.

  1. Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez (1)
  2. Oleksandr Usyk (2)
  3. Naoya Inoue (3)
  4. Terence Crawford (4)
  5. Errol Spence Jr (5)
  6. Josh Taylor (6)
  7. Tyson Fury (7)
  8. Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada (8)
  9. Gennady Golovkin (9)
  10. Teofimo Lopez (10)

ESPN

Last update: November 23

In the last update of the ranking of ESPN, held on November 23, 2021, Terence crawford remains in second place after his victory over Shawn porter, while Canelo Alvarez takes hold in the first place after beating Caleb Plant and become the undisputed champion at 168 pounds.

Even though neither Oleksandr Usyk neither Tyson fury fought since the last update, the panelists decided to go up to Usyk to the fourth site, and go down to Fury to the fifth.

* In parentheses, the position they occupied in the previous update.

  1. Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez (1)
  2. Terence Crawford (2)
  3. Naoya Inoue (3)
  4. Oleksandr Usyk (5)
  5. Tyson Fury (4)
  6. Errol Spence Jr (6)
  7. Teofimo Lopez (7)
  8. Josh Taylor (8)
  9. Vasiliy Lomachenko (9)
  10. Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada (10)