KING OF THE CATEGORY

Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) 

Level 49

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height and reach, hand speed, footwork, defense, timing, ring IQ, chin, offense

Disadvantages: punching power

TOP 10 CONTENDERS

Murat Gassiev (Russia)     Descent: Ossetian

Level 45

Height: 188 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadavantages: footwork, ring IQ  

Yunier Dorticos (Cuba)

Level 44

Height: 190 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: height and reach, punching power, offense, timing

Disadvantages: footwork 

Denis Lebedev (Russia)

Level 42

Height: 180 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: punching power, chin, offense, hand speed, experience

Disadvantages: height, age

Krzysztof Głowacki (Poland)

Level 42

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, stamina, offense, chin

Disadvantages: defense, timing

Arsen Goulamirian (France)     Descent: Armenian

Level 42

Height: 186 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, chin

Disadvantages: defense  

Mateusz Masternak (Poland)

Level 42

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, physical strength, chin, stamina

Disadavantages: offense

Ilunga Makabu (Congo DR) 

Level 42

Height: 181 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed, timing

Disadavantages: defense, chin

Dmitry Kudryashov (Russia) 

Level 42

Height: 189 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, timing

Disadavantages: chin, defense, footwork

Kevin Lerena (South Africa)     Descent: Afrikaans

Level 42

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, chin, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: defense, timing  

Mairis Briedis (Latvia)

Level 41

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: ring IQ, punching power, chin, hand speed

Disadavantages: defense, stamina 

OTHER CONTENDERS  

Mike Perez (Cuba)

Level 41

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: punching power, physical strength, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: timing, defense

Noel Gevor (Germany)     Descent: Armenian

Level 41

Height: 189 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, hand speed, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: physical strength, punching power

Yves Ngabu (Belgium)     Descent: Congolese 

Level 41

Height: 183 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed, chin

Disadvantages: defense    

Andrew Tabiti (USA)      Descent: Nigerian Yoruba

Level 40

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, defense

Disadvantages: timing, offense   

Jai Opetaia (Australia)     Descent: Samoan

Level 40

Height: 187 cm

Style: out-oxer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Yury Kashinsky (Russia)

Level 40

Height: 187 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: experience, defense

Lawrence Okolie (United Kingdom)      Descent: Nigerian Igbo

Level 40 

Height: 195 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, height, chin

Disadvantages: experience, footwork

Michał Cieślak (Poland)

Level 40 

Height: 189 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense

Thabiso Mchunu (South Africa)     Descent: Zulu

Level 39 

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, hand speed, timing, offense 

Disadvantages: height, footwork

Firat Arslan (Germany)     Descent: Turkish

Level 39

Height: 182 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: experience, offense, ring IQ, punching power

Disadvantages: age, footwork 

Imre Szello (Hungary)

Level 39

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: offense, defense, timing

Disadvantages: experience 

Alexey Papin (Russia)

Level 39 

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: experience 

Ryad Merhy (Belgum)     Descent: Ivorian

Level 39

Height: 181 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: timing   

Alexey Egorov (Russia)

Level 39 

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, offense, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: footwork, experience  

Matty Askin (United Kingdom)     Descent: English

Level 38 

Height: 189 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, hand speed

Disadvantages: defense, footwork  

Beibut Shumenov (Kazkhstan)

Level 38

Height: 185 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, chin

Disadvantages: punching power

Krzysztof Włodarczyk (Poland)

Level 38

Height: 186 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: experience, punching power, defense, stamina

Disadvantages: offense, footwork

Thomas Oosthuizen (South Africa)      Descent: Afrikaans

Level 38 

Height: 191 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense, height

Disadvantages: physical strength, punching power

Tervel Pulev (Bulgaria)

Level 38 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed, timing

Disadvantages: experience

Edwin Rodriguez (Dominican Republic)

Level 38 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, footwork, offense

Disadvantages: defense, chin

Fabio Turchi (Italy)

Level 38 

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: defense

Dmytro Kucher (Ukraine)

Level 37

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, chin

Disadvantages: footwork, defense 

Inactive since: March 2018

Dilan Prasovic (Montenegro)

Level 37

Height: 189 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, physical strength

Disadvantages: experience, footwork

Rashid Kodzoev (Russia)      Descent: Ingush

Level 37

Height: 184 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: experience

Richard Riakporhe (United Kingdom)      Descent: Nigerian

Level 37 

Height: 193 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, height

Disadvantages: experience

Artur Ziyatdinov (Russia)     Descent: Crimean Tatar

Level 37 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

 

Efetobor Apochi (Nigeria)      Descent: Urhobo (?)

Level 37 

Height: 180 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: height, experience

Level 36 

Ryan Rozicki (Canada)

Ruslan Fayfer (Russia) 

Huseyin Cinkara (Germany)

Evgeny Tishchenko (Russia)

Dennis Ronert (Germany)

Deon Nicholson (USA)

Ilja Mezencev (Germany)

Ali Baloyev (Kazakhstan)

 

   
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