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October Top Ten Pound Pound-For-Pound Rankings

One of the greatest debates in all of the sports world is who is the best of the best in the sport of boxing.

The fictional pound-for-pound crown has become important to some of the top fighters as world titles.

With Andre Ward retired, a new spot has opened up in this week’s rankings.


1. Terence Crawford (32-0)

Current belts held: WBO World Super Lightweight, IBF World Super Lightweight (vacated), WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight

Next bout: TBA

2. Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1)

Current belts held: IBO World Middleweight, WBA Super Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight

Next bout: TBA

3. Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1)

Current belts held: WBO Super Featherweight

Next bout: December 9 vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux

4. Errol Spence Jr. (22-0)

Current belts held: IBF World Welterweight

Next bout: TBA

5. Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2)

Current belts held: None

Next bout: September 16 against Gennady Golovkin (37-0)

6. Mikey Garcia (37-0)

Current belts held: WBC World Lightweight

Next bout: TBA

7. Keith Thurman (28-0)

Current belts held: WBA Super World Welterweight, WBC World Welterweight

Next bout: TBA

8. Naoya Inoue (14-0)

Current belts held: WBO World Super Flyweight

Next bout: TBA

9. Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0)

Current belts held: WBA Super World Super Bantamweight

Next bout: December 9 vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

10. Luis Nery (24-0)

Current belts held: WBC World Bantamweight

Next bout: TBA


Photo of Vasyl Lomachenko courtesy of Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America

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Brian Whan
Brian Whan is a boxing contributor for RSENReport and also runs a website in his home city of Youngstown, Ohio covering the local boxing scene. You can follow Brian on Twitter @bee_whan. In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his daughter, Victoria and watching the Minnesota Gophers and all Cleveland pro teams.

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