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 45

Height: 167 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: physical strength, age, height

Shawn Porter (USA) 

Level 45

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer

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

Disadvantages: defense, 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: physical strength 

Egidijus Kavaliauskas (Lithuania)

Level 43

Height: 173 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense

Adrien Broner (USA) 

Level 42 

Height: 168 cm

Style: multistyle

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

Disadvantages: ring IQ, height

Jessie Vargas (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 41

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: physical strength, punching power  

Yordenis Ugas (Cuba)

Level 41

Height: 175 cm

Style: out-boxer

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

Disadvantages: defense 

Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (Uzbekistan)

Level 40

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: punching power, defense, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: experience 

Adrian Granados (Mexico) 

Level 40

Height: 174 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, stamina

Disadvantages: defense, timing 

OTHER CONTENDERS 

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

Sergey Lipinets (Russia)

Level 40

Height: 170 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

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

Disadvantages: defense, height

Amir Khan (United Kingdom)     Descent: Punjabi

Level 40 

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, defense, timing

Disadvantages: chin, physical strength

Thomas Dulorme (Puerto Rico)     Descent: Guyanese

Level 40

Height: 176 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: defense, punching power, footwork

Disadvantages: chin 

Kerman Lejarraga (Spain)     Descent: Basque

Level 40 

Height: 176 cm

Style: slugger/swarmer

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, offense, chin

Disadvantages: defense 

Thulani Mbenge (South Africa)      Descent: Xhosa

Level 40 

Height: 179 cm

Style: out-boxer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, punching power, defense

Disadvantages: experience

Alexander Besputin (Russia)

Level 40 

Height: 173 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, punching power, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Chris van Heerden (South Africa)     Descent: Afrikaans 

Level 39

Height: 179 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: physical strength, chin, stamina

Disadvantages: defense

Lamont Peterson (USA) 

Level 39

Height: 175 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, defense, timing, offense

Disadvantages: physical strength, chin 

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: experience, defense

Jamal James (USA)

Level 39 

Height: 186 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: height, defense, timing, hand speed

Disadvantages: offense 

Omar Figueroa (USA)     Descent: Mexican 

Level 38

Height: 172 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: punching power, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: defense

Inactive since: July 2017   

Francisco Santana (Mexico)

Level 38 

Height: 174 cm

Style: swarmer/out-boxer

Advantages: experience, hand speed, offense

Disadvantages: physical strength

Felix Diaz (Dominican Republic) 

Level 38

Height: 165 cm

Style: multistyle

Advantages: offense, physical strength, hand speed, footwork

Disadvantages: height, defense  

Brad Solomon (USA) 

Level 38

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer/swarmer

Advantages: defense, footwork

Disadvantages: physical strength

Radzhab Butaev (Russia)     Descent: Chechen

Level 38 

Height: 175 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense

Disadvantages: experience

Alessandro Riguccini (Italy)

Level 38

Height: 169 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, footwork, timing

Disadvantages: height

Cesar Miguel Barrionuevo (Argentina)

Level 37

Height: 169 cm

Style: swarmer/slugger

Advantages: physical strength, chin, offense, hand speed

Disadvantages: height, experience, timing  

Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine)

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: swarmer

Advantages: hand speed, footwork, offense, timing

Disadvantages: experience

Inactive since: July 2017  

Bakhtiyar Eyubov (Kazakhstan)

Level 37 

Height: 167 cm

Style: slugger

Advantages: punching power, offense, physical strength

Disadvantages: defense, height 

Josh Kelly (United Kingdom)      Descent: English

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: slugger/out-boxer

Advantages: hand speed, punching power, timing

Disadvantages: experience 

Sergey Lubkovich (Russia)

Level 37 

Height: 177 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: footwork, hand speed

Disadvantages: experience

Jarron Ennis (USA)

Level 37 

Height: 178 cm

Style: out-boxer

Advantages: hamd speed, punching power

Disadvantages: experience

LEVEL 36

Giovanni Santillan (USA)

Laszlo Toth (Hungary)

Rashidi Ellis (USA)

David Avanesyan (Russia)

Karen Chukhadzyan (Ukraine)

Eduard Skavynskyi (Ukraine)

Ahmed El Mousaoui (Morocco)

Skakhram Giyasov (Uzbekistan)

Daniyar Yeleussinov (Kazakhstan)

Juan Heraldez (USA)

Julian Rodriguez (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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