The absolute heavyweight world champion Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk rose up in the ranking of world best boxers regardless weight class, The Ring magazine reports.
The Ukrainian went up in the list of the best after the impressive fight with Tony Bellew in Manchester. Another Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko remained in the first place.
The Ring pound for pound ranking:
- Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine)
- Terence Crawford (USA)
- Canelo Álvarez (Mexica)
- Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine)
- Gennady Golovkin (Kazakhstan)
- Naoya Inoue (Japan)
- Mikey Garcia (USA)
- Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (Thailand)
- Errol Spence Jr. (USA)
- Donnie Nietes (Philippines)
On December 8, Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko will fight José Pedraza in New York. Oleksandr Usyk will go there to support him, said his manager Egis Klimas.