KING OF THE CATEGORY

Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) 

Level 48

Height: 168 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, offense, handspeed, ring IQ, footwork

Disadvantages: ?   

TOP 10 CONTENDERS 

Richard Commey (Ghana) 

Level 45

Height: 175 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense 

Luke Campbell (United Kingdom)     Descent: English

Level 44

Height: 175 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, timing, defense, handspeed, footwork, ring IQ

Disadvantages: chin 

Jose Pedraza (Puerto Rico) 

Level 43

Height: 173 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, offense, physical strength, experience

Disadvantages: defense

Teofimo Lopez (USA)      Descent: Honduran

Level 42 

Height: 172 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: footwork

Masayoshi Nakatani (Japan) 

Level 42

Height: 182 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, offense, timing 

Disadvantages: hand speed 

Robert Easter Jr (USA)

Level 41 

Height: 182 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: offense 

Rances Barthelemy (Cuba)   

Level 41 

Height: 180 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength, offense, ring IQ 

Yvan Mendy (France)     Descent: Senegalese

Level 41

Height: 174 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: experience, offense, physical strength, stamina

Disadvantages: timing 

Javier Fortuna (Dominican Republic) 

Level 41

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages:  defense, ring IQ

Francesco Patera (Belgium)     Descent: Italian

Level 41 

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, hand speed, footwork, stamina, ring IQ

Disadvantages: physical strength

Lee Selby (United Kingdom)     Descent: Welsh

Level 40

Height: 174 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power  

OTHER CONTENDERS

Yuriorkis Gamboa (Cuba)

Level 40  

Height: 165 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: height, stamina, ring IQ

Devin Haney (USA)

Level 40 

Height: 174 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: offense, hand speed, timing, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

Daud Yordan (Indonesia)     Descent: Chinese/Dayak

Level 40

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: handspeed, offense, defense, timing, experience

Disadvantages: physical strength   

Ricky Burns (United Kingdom)     Descent: Scottish

Level 40

Height: 175 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: chin, experience, stamina, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense, timing  

Emmanuel Tagoe (Ghana)

Level 40 

Height: 170 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, defense, footwork

Disadvantages: offense

Felix Verdejo (Puerto Rico) 

Level 40

Height: 173 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: chin 

Emiliano Marsili (Italy)

Level 39

Height: 169 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: experience, ring IQ, defense, footwork

Disadvantages: age, punching power

Anthony Crolla (United Kingdom)     Descent: English

Level 39

Height: 172 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: handspeed, footwork, defense, ring IQ

Disadvantages: punching power, chin   

Edner Cherry (USA)     Descent: Afro-Bahamian 

Level 38

Height: 171 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: offense, defense, footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: physical strength, punching power 

Inactive since: April 2018

Jezreel Corrales (Panama) 

Level 38

Height: 168 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: offense, timing, footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: physical strength, stamina, ring IQ 

Bryan Vasquez (Costa Rica)  

 

Level 38

Height: 164 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: footwork, ring IQ, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: height, defense  

Denis Shafikov (Russia)     Descent: Bashkir

 

Level 38

Height: 166 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, offense, experience

Disadvantages: defense, timing  

Zaur Abdullaev (Russia)      Descent: Dargin (?)

Level 38 

Height: 174 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power

Ryan Garcia (USA)

Level 38 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: timing, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: footwork

Antonio Lozada Jr (Mexico)

Level 38 

Height: 178 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, physical strength, height

Disadvantages: defense, stamina

Evens Pierre (Haiti) 

Level 37

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, height

Disadvantages: timing, defense 

Aik Shakhnazaryan (Russia)      Descent: Armenian

Level 37  

Height: 167 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: punching power

Fedor Papazov (Russia)

Level 37  

Height: 165 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: height 

Xolisani Ndongeni (South Africa)     Descent: Xhosa

  

Level 37

Height: 171 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, offense, footwork

Disadvantages: physical strength, hand speed

George Kambosos Jr (Australia)      Descent: Greek

Level 37 

Height: 174 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, defense

Disadvantages: experience

Joe Cordina (United Kingdom)      Descent: Welsh


Level 37 

Height: 175 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, defense, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

LEVEL 36

Denys Berinchyk (Ukraine)

Howik Bebraham (Germany)

Simpiwe Vetyeka (South Africa)

Joseph Adorno (USA)

Isa Chaniev (Russia)

Sharif Bogere (Uganda)

Elnur Abduraimov (Uzbekistan)

Edis Tatli (Finland) 

Romero Duno (Philippines)

Gary Antuanne Russell (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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