Top 10 Pound for Pound Boxers 2023 of the World in Our Hearts2023/02/21 Play Now Earn Bonus
Who are the best boxers in the world? This is a question that sparks a lot of debates among boxing fans, and experts alike. Almost every person and boxing publication have their own version of the Top 10 Pound for Pound list in boxing, and today, we are going to give you ours.
So, here is a list of the Top 10 Pound for Pound Boxers 2023 of the World. However, before moving on, let's give some honorable mentions to fighters who don't make the top ten, but are still among the best in the world.
Before we get started, Halowin Bet has an honorable mention, and they definitely deserve to be in the top 10, but we still need to give up a little.
- Josh Taylor Juan, "The Tartan Tornado", Fights 19-0
- Juan Francisco Estrada, "El Gallo", Fights 44-3
- Artur Beterbiev, Fights 19-0
- Gennady Golovkin, "GGG (Triple G)", Fights 42-2
- Shakur Stevenson, Fights 19-0
- Anthony Joshua, "AJ", Fights 24-3
Now, Let's get to the top 10
No.10 Vasyl Lomachenko
Boxing Record: 17 wins 2 losses
Last Fight: UD Win over Jamaine Ortiz
Fighting out of Ukraine, Vasyl "Hi-tech" Lomachenko is easily one of the most talented active Boxers in the world right now.
Vasyl Lomachenko is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and has held multiple world titles in three different weight classes as a professional. He also holds the record for becoming a 3-division champion in the shortest time.
He is the former unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, and The Ring champion at lightweight. He also held the WBO titles at both junior lightweight and featherweight.
No.9 Tyson Fury
Boxing Record: 33 wins and 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over Derek Chisora
Fighting out of Britain, Tyson Fury is an Undefeated boxer at the top of the Heavyweight division.
He is the former unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight champion, and won the titles after defeating Wladimir Klitschko. Fury is also the current WBC and Lineal Heavyweight champion of the world.
His next fight has not been announced yet, but there is a chance that he might fight Oleksandr Usyk with the undisputed heavyweight title on the line.
No.8 Devin Haney
Boxing Record: 29 wins, 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over George Kambosos Jr.
Next up, we have Devin Haney, one of the biggest young prospects in boxing right now.
At only 24 years of age, he is the Undisputed lightweight champion of the world, holding the unified WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF, and The Ring Lightweight titles. Haney has also won multiple regional titles and has wins over Jorge Linares, Joseph Diaz, and George Kambosos Jr.
Though there is no announcement about his next fight, there are rumors about a potential fight against former champion Vasyl Lomachenko.
No.7 Dmitry Bivol
Boxing record: 21 wins 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over Gilberto Ramírez
Dmitry Bivol is a Russian boxer, who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of last year by defeating the then pound for pound king Canelo Alveraz.
Bivol is the current WBA (Super) Light-heavyweight world champion, and he has held the title since 2017. He became the interim champion in 2016, and after a couple of defenses, he was promoted to regular champion. Bivol has made a combined 11 title defenses till now.
Bivol was also named fighter of the year for 2022 and is looking to have a big year in 2023 as well.
No.6 Jermell Charlo
Boxing record: 35 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw
Last Fight: win over Brian Castaño
Jermell Charlo is an American boxer and is currently the best active super-welterweight boxer in the world.
He is a two-time WBC light-middleweight world champion, and the current undisputed champion, holding the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and The Ring light-middleweight titles.
As of now, there is no official announcement about Jermell Charlo's next fight.
No.5 Errol Spence Jr.
Boxing Record: 28 wins 0 losses
Last Fight: TKO Win over Yordenis Ugás
Errol Spence Jr is an American professional boxer and is undeniably the best welterweight boxer in the world right now.
He is the current unified WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF welterweight world champion. He has a total of 6 title defenses on his resume and has wins over some of the best boxers in his division, including Kell Brook, Mikey Garcia, Shawn Porter, and Danny García.
No.4 Oleksandr Usyk
Boxing record: 20 wins 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over Anthony Joshua
Oleksandr Usyk is one of the best fighters to come out of Ukraine, and he currently is the best heavyweight boxer in the world.
Usyk has held unified world titles in two different weight classes. He is the current unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO and The Ring Heavyweight champion of the world, and previously reigned as the undisputed champion at Cruiserweight as well.
There is no official announcement about his next fight, but there are chances that he might fight Tyson Fury in the near future.
No.3 Canelo Álvarez
Boxing record: 58 wins, 2 losses, and 2 draws
Last Fight: Win over Gennady Golovkin
Canelo Alveraz is one of the most talented and accomplished boxers in the world. The Mexican superstar has held world titles in four different weight classes, with unified titles in three of them.
He is the current undisputed champion at super middleweight, and the only fighter to ever achieve this status. He also reigned as the unified WBA, WBC, IBF and the Ring middleweight champion, and the WBO Light heavyweight champion.
He has a total of 13 combined title defenses on his resume, and there is no official announcement about his next fight yet.
No.2 Naoya Inoue
Boxing record: 24 wins, 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over Paul Butler
Fighting out of Japan, Naoya Inoue is a very dangerous boxer who has held world titles in three different weight classes.
Until last month, Inoue was the Undisputed bantamweight champion of the world, holding all major world titles in the division. However, he vacated all his titles to move up in weight and take a shot at becoming a 4-division champion.
Inoue also held the WBO junior-bantamweight title, and the WBC light-flyweight title and has a total of 15-combined title defenses across all three weight classes.
No.1 Terence Crawford
Boxing record: 39 wins, 0 losses
Last Fight: Win over David Avanesyan
On the top of our list, we have Terence Crawford. Crawford has held world titles in three different weight classes and is the best boxer in the world right now according to most experts.
Crawford: is the current WBO welterweight champion. He is also the former Undisputed Light-welterweight champion and held the unified WBO and The Ring titles at lightweight.
Crawford is ranked as the best boxer in the world by both ESPN and the Boxing Writers Association of America. He has made 14 titles defenses across three weight divisions.