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

Gilberto Ramirez (Mexico)

   

Level 43

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height, offense, hand speed, stamina, chin

Disadvantages: defense

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

Juergen Braehmer (Germany) 

Level 42

Height: 181 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: ring IQ, experience, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: age, stamina 

Badou Jack (Sweden)     Descent: Gambian/Swedish

Level 42

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: stamina, chin, physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: footwork

Maksim Vlasov (Russia) 

Level 42

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, hand speed, offense, timing

Disadvantages: physical strength  

OTHER CONTENDERS

Joshua Buatsi (United Kingdom)      Descent: Ghanaian

Level 42 

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: experience

Jesse Hart (USA)

Level 41

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height and reach, hand speed, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: chin 

 

Igor Mikhalkin (Russia) 

Level 41

Height: 183 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed, chin, offense

Disadvantages: punching power 

Joe Smith Jr (USA)     Descent: Irish

Level 41

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, offense

Disadvantages: defense 

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 

Umar Salamov (Russia)     Descent: Chechen 

Level 40

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, hand speed, offense, punching power

Disadvantages: footwork

Sullivan Barrera (Cuba) 

Level 40

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, timing, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: chin, stamina 

Radivoje Kalajdzić (USA)      Descent: Serbian

Level 39

Height: 188 cm

Style: sluggger

Advantages: height, physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: defense, timing 

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   

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

Michael Seals (USA)

 

Level 38

Height: 190 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin  

Trevor McCumby (USA) 

Level 38 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience 

Sven Fornling (Sweden)

 

Level 38 

Height: 184 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin

Dominic Boesel (Germany)

Level 38 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: ring IQ, hand speed

Disadvantages: punching power

Meng Fanlong (China)

Level 38 

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, punching power, timing

Disadvantages: chin

Paweł Stępień (Poland)

Level 38 

Height: 187 cm

Style: out-boxer/ slugger

Advantages: hand speed, timing, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

Mathieu Bauderlique (France)

Level 38 

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, offense, defense

Disadvantages: chin 

Damien Hooper (Australia)

Level 37 

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, offense, timing

Disadvantges: chin

Inactive since: April 2018 

Isidro Ranoni Prieto (Paraguay) 

Level 37 

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, offense, timing

Disadvantages: defense, hand speed 

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   

Zulipikaer Maimaitiali (China)     Descent: Uyghur

Level 37

Height: 180 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: hand speed, physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: experience, defense 

Adam Deines (Germany)

Level 37 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: height

 

Steve Geffrard (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, offense, defense

Disadvantages: hand speed, experience

Inactive since: March 2018

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

LEVEL 36

Malik Zinad (Libya)

Enrico Koelling (Germany)

Junior Younan (USA)

Arutyun Avetisyan (Russia)

Charles Foster (USA)

Sergei Ekimov (Russia)

Craig Richards (United Kingdom)

Leon Bunn (Germany)

Humberto Velazco Torres (Mexico)

Medzhid Bektemirov (Russia)

Mansur Elsaev (Austria)

Marek Matyja (Poland)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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