The 20 greatest pound-for-pound boxers active today ranked by BoxRec (10-1)


10. Shawn Porter 

Coming from USA, Shawn Porter is a former WBC, and IBF welterweight champion of the world. He most recently put on an amazing showing in a narrow defeat against Errol Spence.

9. Sergey Kovalev

The former WBA, IBF, and WBO, and The Ring light heavyweight champion from Russia lands at number 8 on our list. Most recently he took a hit on his record, however, with a knockout loss to Canelo Alvarez.

8. Vasyl Lomachenko

Lomachenko is growing his name in boxing through devastating performances and world titles in three weight classes. Luke Campbell was his most recent win, and he looked in fine form.

7. Anthony Joshua

AJ is a huge name in British and in world boxing. He is the reigning unified heavyweight champion of the world, and with only one loss on his record, (which he avenged), he is looking for a monumental showdown with fellow brit Tyson Fury.

6. Manny Pacquiao

Pac-Man has been around for a while, and even though he serves in the government of his native Philippines, he is still active. His recent win over Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight title has people calling for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.

5. Deontay Wilder

The American former WBC heavyweight champion breaks the top five of this list. He just suffered his first loss, however, losing by TKO to Tyson Fury in February.

4. Gennady Golovkin

Hailing from Kazakhstan, the fighter known as GGG has only one loss on his record in a close decision to Canelo Alvarez. He then rebounded quickly and is now the reigning IBF middleweight champion of the world.

3. Errol Spence Jr.

The American unified welterweight champion known as "The Truth," has made a name for himself by dominating most of his opponents with his power and speed. His most recent fight was against Shawn Porter, where he showed heart and determination to get through a dog fight with his belt and Potter's.


2. Tyson Fury

What a story it has been for Tyson Fury. The Brit, who beat Wladimir Klitschko for the unified heavyweight championship, went through drug issues, weight gain, and mental health problems. But he has made a huge comeback and is now the WBC and The Ring heavyweight champion of the world.

1. Canelo Alvarez

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is on the top of this list for good reason. He has won world titles in the light middleweight division, the middleweight division, the super middleweight division, and most recently, the light heavyweight division, with an 11th round knockout of Sergey Kovalev.

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