Top 10 Boxers in the World 2022

10. Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor

-Undisputed junior welterweight champion (18-0, 13 KOs)  -Previous ranking: No. 10  -Taylor appears to head for 147-pounds, where Top Rank could make a deal for him to face Crawford for a fight between two former undisputed junior welterweight champions.

9. Gervonta Davis

Gervonta Davis

-Secondary lightweight champion (25-0, 24 KOs)  -Previous ranking: No. 9  -Known for his exceptional punching power, Davis' knockout-to-win percentage stands at 93%.

8. Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Osyk

-Unified heavyweight champion (19-0, 13 KOs) -Previous ranking: No. 7  -The Ukrainian has managed to successfully clean out his entire division, becoming undisputed cruiserweight champion in 16 fights.

7. Shakur Stevenson

Shakur Stevenson

-WBO junior lightweight champion (18-0, 9 KOs)  -Previous ranking: No. 8  -Stevenson first won the WBO featherweight title at just 22 years of age. He then moved up and dethroned Jamel Herring for the WBO super-featherweight title.

6. Vasiliy Lomachenko

Vasiliy Lomachenko

-Lightweight (16-2, 11 KOs) -Previous ranking: No. 5  -The war in Ukraine forced Lomachenko to the frontlines and pass on an agreed-upon deal to face George Kambosos.

5. Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury

-WBC heavyweight champion (32-0-1, 24 KOs)  -Previous ranking: 6  -The "Gypsy King" has  re-established himself as the best heavyweight in the world by defeating Deontay Wilder twice and KO Dillian Whyte.

4. Naoya Inoue

Naoya Inoue

-Unified bantamweight champion (19-0, 17 KOs)  -Previous ranking: No. 3  -The 26 year old Japanese conquered the World Boxing Super Series tournament in the 2019 ‘Fight of the Year’ with Nonito Donaire. He stands as the most devastating puncher in the lighter weight classes

3. Terence Crawford

Terrence Crawford

-WBO welterweight champion (37-0, 27 KOs) -Previous ranking: No. 2  -America’s Terence Crawford has won world titles in three weight classes, including becoming undisputed super-lightweight king.Crawford, 34, is now a promotional free agent

2. Errol Spence Jr.

Errol Spence Jr.

-Unified welterweight champion (28-0, 22 KOs) -Previous ranking: No. 4  -Errol Spence is the unified WBA, WBC and IBF welterweight world champion, having won each belt directly from the champion.


Canelo Alvarez

-Undisputed super middleweight champion (57-1-2, 38 KOs)  -Previous ranking: No. 1  -The top mexican wrestler, Alvarez became the first undisputed king at 168 pounds by defeating unbeaten Caleb Plant last November.