KING OF THE CATEGORY 

Anthony Joshua (United Kingdom)     Descent: Nigerian Yoruba

Level 47

Height: 197 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: defense

TOP 10 CONTENDERS

Deontay Wilder (USA)

Level 45

Height: 200 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense

Luis Ortiz (Cuba)

Level 44

Height: 190 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, offense, timing, experience, chin

Disadvantages: age, stamina

Tony Bellew (United Kingdom)     Descent: Mixed

Level 44

Height: 189 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength

Jarrell Miller (USA)     Descent: Belizean

Level 43 

Height: 191 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer 

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, chin

Disadvantages:  defense, footwork 

Alexander Povetkin (Russia)

Level 43

Height: 188 cm

Style: swarmer

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

Disadvantages: height, age 

Tyson Fury (United Kingdom)      Descent: Irish Traveller

Level 42 

Height: 202 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, hand speed, experience, physical strength

Disadvantages: timing, punching power

Dillian Whyte (United Kingdom)     Descent: Jamaican

Level 42

Height: 191 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense 

Joseph Parker (New Zealand)     Descent: Samoan

Level 42

Height: 192 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense

Dominic Breazeale (USA)

Level 42

Height: 201 cm 

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height and reach, offense, chin, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense, footwork  

Bryant Jennings (USA)

Level 42

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, handspeed, stamina, experience, offense

Disadvantages: chin 

OTHER CONTENDERS 

Andy Ruiz Jr (Mexico)

Level 42

Height: 188 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: height

Adam Kownacki (USA)     Descent: Polish

Level 42

Height: 190 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

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

Disadavantages: footwork, timing 

Dereck Chisora (United Kingdom)     Descent: Zimbabwean Shona

Level 41

Height: 187 cm

Style: swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense, height  

Hughie Fury (United Kingdom)     Descent: Irish Traveller

Level 41

Height: 197 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: offense, punching power

Zhang Zhilei (China)

Level 41

Height: 198 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, punching power, footwork, handspeed

Disadavantages: experience, chin 

Kubrat Pulev (Bulgaria)

Level 40

Height: 193 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, timing, stamina, experience

Disadvantages: punching power

Oscar Rivas (Colombia)

Level 40

Height: 185 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, timing, offense

Disadvantages: height, experience

Zhang Junlong (China)   

Level 40

Height: 192 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, chin

Disadvantages: experience, footwork

Agit Kabayel (Germany)     Descent: Kurdish

Level 40

Height: 190 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: stamina, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: experience 

Sergey Kuzmin (Russia)

Level 40

Height: 190 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: offense, timing, handspeed, defense

Disadvantages: stamina 

Carlos Takam (Cameroon)

Level 40

Height: 187 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, stamina, experience

Disadvantages: height, chin

Charles Martin (USA)

Level 40

Height: 195 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, timing

Disadavantages: ring IQ, footwork

Robert Helenius (Finlandia)     Descent: Swedish

Level 40

Height: 200 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, offense, physical strength

Disadvantges: hand speed, footwork

Michael Hunter (USA) 

Level 40

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, offense, punching power

Disadvantages: height, defense 

Johann Duhaupas (France)     

Level 39

Height: 195 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages:  physical strength, experience, stamina

Disadvantages: footwork

Christian Hammer (Romania)

Level 39

Height: 188 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: footwork, stamina, defense, experience

Disadvantages: punching power, height

Manuel Charr (Syria)  

Level 39 

Height: 192 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, experience, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing, hand speed

Izuagbe Ugonoh (Poland)    Descent: Nigerian Igbo

Level 39

Height: 192 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: stamina, chin, experience

Mladen Miljas (Canada)     Descent: Croatian

Level 39 

Height: 197 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, physical strength, offense

Disadvantages: experience, defense

Bogdan Dinu (Romania) 

Level 39

Height: 196 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, hand speed, defense

Disadvantages: experience 

Marco Huck (Germany)     Descent: Bosnian

Level 39

Height: 188 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, footwork

Disadvantages: defense, timing, height

Trevor Bryan (USA)

Level 39 

Height: 193 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, timing, punching power

Disadvantages: experience, footwork

Filip Hrgović (Croatia)

  

Level 39 

Height: 197 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, offense, punching power, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience

Joseph Joyce (United Kingdom)     Descent: Irish/Nigerian

Level 39 

Height: 198 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height, punching power, physical strength

Disadvantages: experience  

Mariusz Wach (Poland)

Level 38

Height: 201 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: chin, height, defense 

Disadvantages: timing, footwork, stamina 

Gerald Washington (USA) 

Level 38

Height: 196 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, defense, timing

Disadvantages: stamina, offense  

Travis Kauffman (USA) 

Level 38

Height: 188 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: offense, physical strength, hand speed

Disadvantages: stamina, height

Evgeny Romanov (Russia)

Level 38 

Height: 183 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: height

Andrey Fedosov (Russia)

Level 38 

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: offense, hand speed, chin

Disadvantages: height

Lucas Browne (Australia)

Level 38

Height: 196 cm

Style: slugger

Advabtages: physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: defense, age

Efe Ajagba (Nigeria)      Descent: Urhobo (?)

Level 38 

Height: 193 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Dillon Carman (Canada)

Level 38 

Height: 195 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power

Disdvantages: chin

Simon Kean (Canada)

Level 37

Height: 196 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense

Disadvantages: hand speed, timing

Trey Lippe Morrison (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 187 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience, defense, height 

Matteo Modugno (Italy)

Level 37

Height: 198 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power, physical strength, experience

Alexander Ustinov (Russia)

Level 37 

Height: 201 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: height, physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: age, footwork, stamina

Junior Fa (New Zealand)     Descent: Tongan

Level 37

Height: 196 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience  

Nathan Gorman (United Kingdom)      Descent: Irish Traveller

Level 37 

Height: 192 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, hand speed

Disdvantages: experience, footwork 

Tony Yoka (France)      Descent: Congolese

Level 37 

Height: 198 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, defense, height

Disadvantages: experience

Daniel Dubois (United Kingdom)      Descent: Afrocarribean (?)

Level 37 

Height: 194 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

Ali Eren Demirezen (Turkey)

Level 37 

Height: 187 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: footwork

Tyrone Spong (Netherlands)

Level 37 

Height: 188 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: height

Carlos Negron (Puerto Rico)

Level 37 

Height: 198 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: height and reach, defense, punching power

Disadvantages: footwork, timing

Inactive since: June 2017

Tom Schwarz (Germany)

Level 37 

Height: 196 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience

LEVEL 36

Amir Mansour (USA)

Darmani Rock (USA)

Peter Milas (Croatia)

Oleksandr Teslenko (Canada)

Otto Wallin (Sweden)

Robert Alfonso (Cuba)

Apti Davtaev (Russia)

Onoriode Ehwarieme (Nigeria)

Rostislav Plechko (Russia)

Andrey Afonin (Russia)

Timur Stark (Germany)

Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) 

Cassius Chaney (USA)

George Arias (Dominican Republic)

Bakhodir Jalolov (Uzbekistan)

David Allen (United Kingdom)

Martin Bakole Ilunga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) 

 

 

   
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