KING OF THE CATEGORY 

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (Ukraine) 

Level 46

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, offense, footwork, hand speed, punching power

Disadvantages: chin

TOP 10 CONTENDERS

Dmitry Bivol (Russia)     Descent: Moldovan/Korean 

Level 45

Height: 182 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, hand speed, footwork, defense, offense 

Disadvantages: punching power 

Artur Beterbiev (Russia)     Descent: Chechen

Level 45

Height: 182 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: defense, chin

Sergey Kovalev (Russia) 

Level 45 

Height: 183 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, physical strength, offense, timing, footwork

Disadvantages: defense, chin

Marcus Browne (USA)

Level 43 

Height: 187 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, defense, punching power, timing

Disadvantages: footwork

Eleider Alvarez (Colombia) 

Level 43

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, timing, punching power, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: offense

Anthony Yarde (United Kingdom)     Descent: Afrocarribean

Level 43

Height: 181 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed, physical strength 

Disadvantages: footwork, defense   

Sullivan Barrera (Cuba) 

Level 42

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, timing, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: chin 

Badou Jack (Sweden)     Descent: Gambian/Swedish

Level 42

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: stamina, chin, physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: footwork

Isaac Chilemba (Malawi)     Descent: Lemba (Jewish)

Level 41

Height: 187 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, footwork, hand speed, defense 

Disadvantages: physical strength, punching power

Igor Mikhalkin (Russia) 

Level 41

Height: 183 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed, chin, offense

Disadvantages: punching power 

OTHER CONTENDERS

Joe Smith Jr (USA)     Descent: Irish

Level 41

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, offense

Disadvantages: defense 

Billy Joe Saunders (United Kingdom)     Descent: Irish Traveller 

Level 41

Height: 180 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: ring IQ, defense, chin, handsped, footwork 

Disadvantages: punching power   

Caleb Truax (USA)

Level 40 

Height: 180 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: offense, hand speed, experience

Disadvantages: defense, chin

Radivoje Kalajdzić (USA)      Descent: Serbian

Level 40

Height: 188 cm

Style: sluggger

Advantages: height, physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: defense, timing

Joshua Buatsi (United Kingdom)      Descent: Ghanaian

Level 40 

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, offense, physical strength

Disadvantages: experience 

Jean Pascal (Canada)      Descent: Haitian

Level 39 

Height: 179 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: experience, offense, footwork

Disadvantages: timing 

Felix Valera (Dominican Republic) 

Level 39

Height: 183 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed, punching power, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense, timing  

Umar Salamov (Russia)     Descent: Chechen 

Level 39

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: timing

Blake Caparello (Australia)

Level 39 

Height: 184 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: experience, footwork, defense, ring IQ

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin

Callum Johnson (United Kingdom)     Descent: Scottish

Level 39 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: defense   

Ali Akhmedow (Kazakhstan)

Level 38 

Height: 180 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: experience 

Michael Seals (USA) 

Level 38

Height: 190 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin

Inactive since: February 2017

Trevor McCumby (USA) 

Level 38 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience 

Damien Hooper (Australia)

Level 38 

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, offense, timing

Disadvantges: chin

 

Sven Fornling (Sweden)

 

Level 38 

Height: 184 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin

Isidro Ranoni Prieto (Paraguay) 

Level 37 

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, offense, timing

Disadvantages: defense, hand speed 

Paweł Stępień (Poland)

Level 37 

Height: 187 cm

Style: out-boxer/ slugger

Advantages: hand speed, timing, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

Steve Geffrard (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, offense, defense

Disadvantages: hand speed, experience

Karo Murat (Germany)     Descent: Armenian

Level 37 

Height: 179 cm

Style:swarmer

Advantages: offense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: timing, defense

Lenin Castillo (Dominican Republic)

Level 37 

Height: 188 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: offense, punching power, height

Disadvantages: timing 

Dominic Boesel (Germany)

Level 37 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: ring IQ, hand speed

Disadvantages: punching power

Meng Fanlong (China)

Level 37 

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, punching power, timing

Disadvantages: chin 

Zulpikaer Maimaitiali (China)     Descent: Uyghur

Level 37

Height: 180 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: hand speed, physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: experience, defense

Rachid Jkitou (Morocco) 

Level 37

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: height, experience, footwork

Inactive since: January 2018

Adam Deines (Germany)

Level 37 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: height

LEVEL 36

Mike Lee (USA)

Malik Zinad (Malta)

Enrico Koelling (Germany)

Doudou Ngumbu (France)

Junior Younan (USA)

Charles Foster (USA)

Serge Michel (Germany)

Sergei Ekimov (Russia)

Robert Parzeczewski (Poland)

Craig Richards (United Kingdom)

Humberto Velazco Torres (Mexico)

Mathieu Bauderlique (France)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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