KING OF THE CATEGORY

Oscar Valdez (Mexico) 

Level 44

Height: 168 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: ?

TOP 10 CONTENDERS

Leo Santa Cruz (Mexico) 

Level 44

Height: 170 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: defense 

Gary Russell Jr (USA)  

Level 44

Height: 164 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: height  

Josh Warrington (United Kingdom)     Descent: English

Level 43

Height: 169 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, offense, stamina, physical strength

Disadvantages: punching power

Guillermo Rigondeaux (Cuba) 

Level 42 

Height: 162 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: height, physical strength, offense

Carl Frampton (United Kingdom)     Descent: Irish 

Level 42

Height: 163 cm

Style; multistyle

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

Disadvantages: height, stamina

Lee Selby (United Kingdom)     Descent: Welsh

Level 42

Height: 174 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power 

Abner Mares (Mexico) 

Level 41

Height: 164 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: height, punching power 

Joseph Diaz (USA)     Descent: Mexican

Level 41

Height: 167 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength

Tugstsogt Nyambayar (Mongolia)

Level 41

Height: 171 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: chin

Mark Magsayo (Philippines)

Level 40

Height: 168 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, timing, footwork

Disadvantages: experience 

OTHER CONTENDERS

Xu Can (China)

Level 40 

Height: 174 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, chin, stamina

Disadvantages: punching power

Jesus Rojas (Puerto Rico)

Level 40

Height: 171 cm

Style: swarmer

Avantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: timing, defense

 

Marlon Tapales (Philippines) 

Level 40

Height: 163 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: defense, chin, height

Shakur Stevenson (USA)

Level 40 

Height: 170 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, timing, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Claudio Marrero (Dominican Republic)

Level 40

Height: 170 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: punching power, timing, offense, footwork

Disadvantages: chin 

Satoshi Shimizu (Japan)

Level 39 

Height: 179 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: height and reach, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: footwork  

Miguel Marriaga (Columbia) 

Level 38

Height: 170 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, hand speed, footwork, punching power

Disadvantages: physical strength, stamina 

Jhack Tepora (Philippines)

Level 38 

Height: 168 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience 

Gamal Yafai (United Kingdom)     Descent: Yemeni

Level 38

Height: 168 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: experience, stamina  

Manuel Avila (USA)     Descent: Mexican

Level 37

Height: 169 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power 

Shun Kubo (Japan)

Level 37

Height; 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, punching power

Disadvantages: chin, experience 

LEVEL 36

Lerato Dlamini (South Africa)

Sakaria Lukas (Namibia)

Leduan Barthelemy (Cuba)

Toka Kahn Clary (USA)

Samir Ziani (France)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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