KING OF THE CATEGORY  

Errol Spence (USA)     Descent: Jamaican 

Level 47

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

Shawn Porter (USA) 

Level 45

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense, height

Mikey Garcia (USA)     Descent: Mexican

Level 44

Height: 170 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: physical strength, height

Danny Garcia (USA)     Descent: Puerto Rican

Level 44

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Height: 174 cm

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

Disadvantages: footwork 

Yordenis Ugas (Cuba)

Level 43

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: defense 

Jessie Vargas (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 42

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 42

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: timing, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power  

OTHER CONTENDERS

Vergil Ortiz (USA)      Descent: Mexican

Level 42

Height: 177 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: experience

 

Egidijus Kavaliauskas (Lithuania)

Level 41

Height: 174 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense, stamina

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 

Thomas Dulorme (Puerto Rico)     

Level 41

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, punching power, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: chin

Alexander Besputin (Russia)

Level 40 

Height: 171 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength 

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 40

Height: 179 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin, stamina

Disadvantages: defense

Alessandro Riguccini (Italy)

Level 40

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: height 

David Avanesyan (Russia)      Descent: Armenian

Level 40

Height: 173 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense

Disadvantages: physical strength

Jaron Ennis (USA)

Level 40 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: hand speed, punching power, timing, chin

Disadvantages: defense

Custio Clayton (Canada)

Level 40 

Height: 174 cm

Style: slugger

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

Disadvantages:  defense

Iwan Golub (Ukraine)

Level 39 

Height: 182 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin, height

Disadvantages: offense 

Adrien Broner (USA) 

Level 39 

Height: 168 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: timing, hand speed, footwork, chin

Disadvantages: ring IQ, height 

Inactive since: January 2019

Maurice Hooker (USA)

Level 39 

Height: 183 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin   

Jose Benavidez (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 39

Height: 180 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, punching power, height, timing

Disadvantages: footwork  

Inactive since: October 2018

Luis Collazo (USA)      Descent: Puerto Rican

Level 39

Height: 175 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: physical strength, offense, punching power, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing  

Radzhab Butaev (Russia)     Descent: Chechen

Level 39 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, physical strength, chin

Disadvantages: timing 

Daniyar Yeleussinov (Kazakhstan)

Level 39 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience

Sebastian Formella (Germany)      Descent: Polish

Level 39

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense

Disadvantages: punching power

Antonio Orozco (Mexico) 

Level 38

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing , height 

Thulani Mbenge (South Africa)      Descent: Xhosa

Level 38 

Height: 179 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: experience 

Omar Figueroa (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 38

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed, chin

Disadvantages: defense, timing 

Felix Diaz (Dominican Republic) 

Level 38

Height: 165 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: offense, physical strength, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: height, defense  

Rachid Jkitou (Morocco) 

Level 38

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, chin

Disadvantages: height, footwork

Josh Kelly (United Kingdom)      Descent: English

Level 38 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: defense

Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine)

Level 38 

Height: 177 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, offense, timing

Disadvantages: experience 

Abel Ramos (USA)      Descent: Mexican

Level 38 

Height: 175 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: offense, physical strength, punching power

Disadvantages: defense, timing 

Aram Amirkhanyan (Russia)      Descent: Armenian

Level 38 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: defense

Charles Hatley (USA) 

Level 37 

Height: 179 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: chin, footwork  

Humberto Soto (Mexico) 

Level 37

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: experience, 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  

Sergey Lubkovich (Russia)

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience  

Anthony Young (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 175 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: offense, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense

Rashidi Ellis (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 172 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: hand speed, timing

Disadvantages: defense

Karen Chukhadzhyan (Ukraine)      Descent: Armenian

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, timing, footwork

Disadvantages: punching power

Dierry Jean (Canada)     Descent: Haitian 

 

Level 37

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, handspeed, timing

Disadvantages: defense, height 

Inactive since: December 2018

LEVEL 36

Ray Robinson (USA)

Ahmed El Mousaoui (Morocco)

Laszlo Toth (Hungary)

Eimantas Stanionis (Lithuania)

Nursultan Zhangabayev (Kazakhstan)

Fabian Andres Maidana (Argentina)

Gor Yeritsyan (Armenia)

Mikael Zewski (Canada)

Giovani Santillan (USA)

Shakhabas Makhmudov (Russia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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