KING OF THE CATEGORY  

Errol Spence (USA)     Descent: Jamaican 

Level 48

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: ?

TOP 10 CONTENDERS

Terence Crawford (USA)  

Level 47

Height: 173 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: punching power, chin, hand speed, footwork, offense, timing, ring IQ, stamina

Disadvantages: defense 

Manny Pacquiao (Philippines) 

Level 46

Height: 167 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: offense, timing, hand speed, footwork, stamina, experience, ring IQ

Disadvantages: physical strength, age, height

Keith Thurman (USA)

Level 45 

Height: 172 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: footwork, handspeed, timing, offense, experience

Disadvantages: chin

Danny Garcia (USA)     Descent: Puerto Rican

Level 45

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Height: 174 cm

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

Disadvantages: footwork

Shawn Porter (USA) 

Level 44

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense, height 

Yordenis Ugas (Cuba)

Level 43

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: defense

Mikey Garcia (USA)     Descent: Mexican

Level 43

Height: 170 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: ring IQ, stamina, chin, hand speed, offense, defense

Disadvantages: physical strength 

Jessie Vargas (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 43

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength 

Sergey Lipinets (Russia)

Level 42

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense, height 

Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (Uzbekistan)

Level 41

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power  

OTHER CONTENDERS

Egidijus Kavaliauskas (Lithuania)

Level 41

Height: 173 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense

Amir Khan (United Kingdom)     Descent: Punjabi

Level 41 

Height: 174 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: chin, physical strength

Adrien Broner (USA) 

Level 40 

Height: 168 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: timing, hand speed, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: ring IQ, height  

Jose Benavidez (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 40

Height: 180 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, punching power, height, timing

Disadvantages: footwork 

Luis Collazo (USA)      Descent: Puerto Rican

Level 40

Height: 175 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, offense, punching power, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing 

Thomas Dulorme (Puerto Rico)     Descent: Guyanese

Level 40

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, punching power, footwork

Disadvantages: chin 

Alexander Besputin (Russia)

Level 40 

Height: 173 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, punching power, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Jamal James (USA)

Level 40 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: offense 

Chris van Heerden (South Africa)     Descent: Afrikaans 

Level 39

Height: 179 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin, stamina

Disadvantages: defense

Iwan Golub (Ukraine)

Level 39 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, height

Disadvantages: experience  

Custio Clayton (Canada)

Level 39 

Height: 174 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages:  defense

Radzhab Butaev (Russia)     Descent: Chechen

Level 39 

Height: 175 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience

Alessandro Riguccini (Italy)

Level 39

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: height

Vergil Ortiz Jr (USA)      Descent: Mexican

Level 39

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: experience

Sebastian Formella (Germany)      Descent: Polish

Level 38 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense

Disadvantages: punching power

Thulani Mbenge (South Africa)      Descent: Xhosa

Level 38 

Height: 179 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: experience

David Avanesyan (Russia)      Descent: Armenian

Level 38

Height: 173 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense

Disadvantages: physical strength

Omar Figueroa (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 38

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed, chin

Disadvantages: defense, timing

John Molina Jr (USA)     Descent: Mexican

Level 38 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, physical strength

Disadvantages: chin, hand speed  

Felix Diaz (Dominican Republic) 

Level 38

Height: 165 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: offense, physical strength, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: height, defense 

Adrian Granados (Mexico) 

Level 38

Height: 174 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing, chin

Cletus Seldin (USA)     Descent: Jewish

Level 38 

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, offense

Disadvantages: timing, height

Dierry Jean (Canada)     Descent: Haitian 

 

Level 37

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, handspeed, timing

Disadvantages: defense, height

Brad Solomon (USA) 

Level 37

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: defense, footwork

Disadvantages: physical strength  

Inactive since: April 2018

Humberto Soto (Mexico) 

Level 37

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: experience, offense

Disadvantages; defense  

Kerman Lejarraga (Spain)     Descent: Basque

Level 37 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: defense 

Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo (Argentina)

Level 37

Height: 169 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, chin, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: height, experience, timing  

Josh Kelly (United Kingdom)      Descent: English

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: experience 

Sergey Lubkovich (Russia)

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience

Jaron Ennis (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, punching power

Disadvantages: experience 

Abel Ramos (USA)      Descent: Mexican

Level 37 

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, defense

Disadvantages: chin

Francisco Santana (Mexico)

Level 37 

Height: 174 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: experience, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: physical strength

Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine)

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, offense, timing

Disadvantages: experience

Eduard Skavynskyi (Ukraine)

Level 37 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: hand speed, punching power, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense

Anthony Young (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 175 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: offense, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense

LEVEL 36

Ray Robinson (USA)

Laszlo Toth (Hungary)

Rashidi Ellis (USA)

Karen Chukhadzhyan (Ukraine)

Ahmed El Mousaoui (Morocco)

Daniyar Yeleussinov (Kazakhstan)

Eimantas Stanionis (Lithuania)

Giovanni Santillan (USA)

Julian Rodriguez (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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