To rank the best heavyweight boxers in the world at any given time is always going to be a tall order. But that said, it’s certainly a fun challenge.
Boxing is now a very geographically diverse and international sport. The heavyweight division has become very fragmented consequently.
So these rankings will change around a bit as you can imagine.
Similar to our pound for pound boxing top 10 list we rank the top 10 best heavyweight boxers based on certain guidelines.
Totally subjectively. That’s the fun thing about compiling rankings like this.
Here’s how we rank the glamour division of professional boxing — a weight where entertainment is valued more than any other.
- Level of opponents boxed and emerged victorious against on a regular basis.
- Level of technical ability that translates against different fight styles of opponent.
- Performance in victory.
- Feats and credentials in the sport of boxing.
- Excitement and entertainment value.
So without further adieu let us try to rank where the current top 10 best heavyweight boxers lay in the sweet science landscape today.
Top 10 Best Heavyweight Boxers in 2020:
- Tyson Fury
- Anthony Joshua
- Deontay Wilder
- Andy Ruiz Jr.
- Alexander Povetkin
- Luis Ortiz
- Joseph Parker
- Dillian Whyte
- Kubrat Pulev
- Hughie Fury
Note: These rankings are completely independent.
Like every other boxing rankings list compiled they are not to be taken as absolute fact or set in stone.
They are an enjoyable debate to partake in nonetheless for boxing fans.
Something that we try to update as fairly as possible in a balanced manner.
All the while doing so based on the above key criteria.
These rankings will be updated regularly.
This differs according to various factors including purse bids, time of year and other factors outside our control.
These heavyweight rankings will also change if one drops out of the list due to significant inactivity, retirement or for other unforeseen circumstances.
We hope you have found them useful in your sweet science research.