The argument on who is the best boxer in the world usually elicits an exciting debate among boxing fans. In deciding on the best current boxers, people use different criteria. Some rate the best boxers based on their looks, while others look at their performances. However, there are several factors considered when coming up with this ranking. They are:
● Results – the official result is the best indicator of a boxer’s capability.
● Performance – this looks at how the fighter wins or loses a fight.
● Resume – it is also essential to look at the opponents a fighter has beaten, and the titles won.
● Activity – this factor evaluates how often a fighter takes on top-rated opposition.
Based on these factors, here are the best current boxers in the world that you can bet on, on Betway, right now.
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10. Josh Taylor
Numbers: 17-0, 13 KOs
Josh has dominated the World Boxing Super Series super-lightweight uniquely. He is the WBA and IBF champion. Moreover, he has overcome two top titlists Ivan Baranchyk and Regis Prograis. He is the current holder of the Ring Magazine Belt.
9. Juan Estrada
Numbers: 41-3, 28 KOs
Juan Estrada has had a distinguished career. He is a two-division global champion at super-flyweight and flyweight. He made it to the top 10 rankings by beating Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in a rematch.
8. Tyson Fury
Numbers: 30 -0-1, 21 KOs
Tyson is remembered for dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. However, after this outstanding achievement, his life and career spiraled out of control. Luckily, being the fighter he is, he managed to turn things around. He marked his comeback by knocking out Deontay Wilder to re-establish himself as the best heavyweight in the world. Punters on Betway would bet on him overcoming his opponents without thinking twice.
7. Errol Spence
Numbers: 27-0, 21 KOs
Errol Spence is the WBC and IBF welterweight champion. He built an admirable record after defeating Kell Brook to win the belt in 2017. He has come against and triumphed some other notable figures, including Lamont Peterson, Mikey Garcia, Danny Garcia, and Shawn Porter.
6. Vasyl Lomachenko
Numbers: 14-2, 10 KOs
Vasyl had an outstanding 396-1 amateur career. After turning pro, the Olympic Gold medalist went straight into elite match-ups. He is a three-weight champion and has beaten great fighters like Jorge Linares, Nicholas Walters, Russel Jr, and Guillermo Rigondeaux. Teofimo Lopez dethroned hin.
5. Teofimo Lopez
Numbers: 16-0, 12 KOs
Lopez’s win over Vasyl Lomanchenko earned him a spot in this elite ranking. The young American fighter won the IBF lightweight by knocking out Richard Commey in two rounds. He is the current WBA, WBO, and WBC franchise champion.
4. Oleksandr Usyk
Numbers: 18-0, 13 KOs
Oleksandr became the undisputed cruiserweight champion after cleaning out his entire division in 16 fights. The Ukrainian fighter overcame his most formidable opponents in their home turfs. In his travels, he beat Murat Gassiev in Russia, Mairis Briedis in Latvia, and in the UK, he overcame Tony Bellow. He is now looking to repeat his achievement at heavyweight.
3. Noya Inoue
Numbers: 20-0, 17 KOs
Noya is the Japanese three-weight world champion. He has already cruised past light-flyweight and super-flyweight ranks. He is the current king of the bantamweight. His last fight saw him conquer the World Boxing Super Series competition in the 2019 “Fight of the Year” with Nonito Donaire.
2. Terence Crawford
Numbers: 37-0, 28 KOs
The American has won world titles in three weight classes. One notable achievement on his way up is becoming the undisputed super-lightweight king. His winning makes him a favorite to punters on Betway. But, he has not come up against elite opposition. What has made him rank so highly on this list is the way he wins his fights. The welterweight champion must unify with other welterweights if he wants to be the king.
1. Canelo Alvarez
Numbers: 55-1-2, 36 KOs
Canelo’s win sheet contains several impressive names, including Callum Smith, Gennady Golovkin, Daniel Jacobs, Shane Mosley, Erislandy Lara, Austin Trout Miguel Cotto. Although some wins are marred with controversy, his conclusive KO of Sergey Kovalev at lightweight suffices to cement him as the best boxer in the world right now.