In the world of boxing as well as in MMA, there is the term pound for pound and it refers to a classification to determine who is the best boxer or fighter of the moment, without taking into account their weight.
In this case, the ESPN ranking will be taken to make the proposed list. Last update: October 12
It should be remembered that to choose the pound for pound it takes into account: Recent performances, victories over high-quality rivals and the style with which those victories were achieved.
Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada
The Mexican is the current WBC super flyweight world champion. His record is 45 fights, 42 wins, 28 by knockout and three losses.
In the month of March, in a fight that could have been won by either of the two or could even have been a draw, “Gallo” Estrada (42-3 / 28 KO) defeated by split decision the Nicaraguan Román “Chocolatito ‘González (50 -3 / 41 KO), to retain the World Boxing Council super flyweight title and take away the World Association title. This fight will be considered perhaps the best of 2021.
The Ukrainian was a WBO featherweight champion and WBO super featherweight champion, he was also a WBA, WBO, and WBC lightweight world champion.
It has been 268 weeks in the privileged list of the best.
Josh Taylor is a Scottish boxer, currently undefeated. He is the undisputed super lightweight champion, becoming the first native of Scotland to win all four titles from major boxing organizations: WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF, in addition to The Ring Magazine.
The one from Wallace’s land has been on the list of the elect of the moment for many weeks.
Teófimo Andrés López Rivera, at just 24 years old, is the current undisputed lightweight world champion.
The American boxer of Honduran descent is the best boxer in his category as he holds the WBA, WBO, IBF and WBC belts.
Errol spence jr
Errol Spence Jr. is an American boxer. He 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.
He is a Ukrainian boxer. Usyk is a world champion in two divisions, holding the unified heavyweight titles of the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO since defeating Anthony Joshua in September 2021; and the undisputed cruiserweight title from 2018 to 2019, being the first cruiserweight champion to hold all four major world titles.
With his victory over Joshua, Usyk became one of only three boxers to have unified the world cruiserweight titles and become world heavyweight champion, joining Evander Holyfield and David Haye.
His mark is 19 fights, 19 wins, 13 by way of knockout. It’s been 163 weeks on the list.
Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional heavyweight boxer. In November 2015, he defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become the unified heavyweight champion of the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring magazine.
Whether Tyson Fury should move up after his knockout of Deontay Wilder in their third fight was discussed. The conclusion of the panelists was no. The argument was that “he repeated his previous effort on a dangerous puncher, but whose number he already has to decipher. It wasn’t enough to move him up the Libra for Libra ladder. “
Naoya Inoue is a Japanese professional boxer. He is a three-time world weight champion and currently a unified world bantamweight champion, having held the WBA, IBF and Ring magazine titles since 2019.
His record is 21 fights, 21 victories, 18 by way of knockout. It’s been 205 weeks on the list.
Terence Crawford is an American professional boxer. He is the current World Boxing Organization WBO Welterweight Champion. Former WBC, WBO, IBF, WBA and The Ring champion in the super lightweight division, which he vacated to move up to welterweight.
He boasts 37 fights, 37 wins and 28 by knockout. It’s been 326 weeks on the list.
Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, better known as “Canelo”, is a Mexican professional boxer who has won world championships in 4 different weight divisions.
He is the current WBA, WBC and WBO super middleweight champion. He was also a WBA, WBC, IBF and The Ring middleweight champion.
His professional record is 56 wins, 39 via knockout, 1 loss and 2 draws. It can boast of being 149 weeks in the list of the best.
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