Fightful Boxing Rankings For 8/10: Retirements Shake Things Up

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This piece originally ran in the August 10, 2017 edition of the Fightful Boxing Newsletter. For news, results, analysis, rankings, and retrospectives, check out the free Fightful Boxing Newsletter each Thursday morning.

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Pound-for-pound

  1. Andre Ward
  2. Gennady Golovkin
  3. Canelo Alvarez
  4. Vasyl Lomachenko
  5. Mikey Garcia
  6. Terence Crawford
  7. Keith Thurman
  8. Roman Gonzalez
  9. Guillermo Rigondeaux
  10. Leo Santa Cruz

Heavyweight  

  1. Anthony Joshua
  2. Deontay Wilder
  3. Joseph Parker
  4. Luis Ortiz
  5. Kubrat Pulev
  6. Dillian White
  7. Jarrell Miller
  8. Andy Ruiz Jr.
  9. Dominic Breazeale
  10. Charles Martin

Cruiserweight 

  1. Oleksandr Usyk
  2. Denis Lebediev
  3. Murat Gassiev
  4. Krzysztof Glowacki
  5. Mairis Briedis
  6. Krzysztof Wlodarczyk 
  7. Marco Huck
  8. Firat Arslan
  9. Tony Bellew
  10. Yunier Dorticos

Light heavyweight 

  1. Andre Ward
  2. Sergey Kovalev
  3. Adonis Stevenson
  4. Nathan Cleverly
  5. Oleksandr Gvozdyk
  6. Sulliva Barrera
  7. Artur Beterbiev
  8. Eleider Alvarez
  9. Juergen Braehmer
  10. Joe Smith Jr.

Super middleweight

  1. James DeGale
  2. Gilberto Ramirez
  3. George Groves
  4. Anthony Dirrell
  5. Andre Dirrell
  6. Jose Uzcategui
  7. Chris Eubank Jr.
  8. Tyron Zeuge
  9. Callum Smith
  10. Juergen Braehmer

Middleweight 

  1. Gennady Golovkin
  2. Canelo Alvarez
  3. Daniel Jacobs
  4. Jermall Charlo
  5. David Lemieux
  6. Billy Joe Saunders
  7. Andy Lee
  8. Hassan N’Dam
  9. Ryota Murata
  10. Sergiy Derevyanchenko

Light middleweight 

  1. Erislandy Lara
  2. Jermell Charlo
  3. Demetrius Andrade
  4. Jarrett Hurd
  5. Julian Williams
  6. Austin Trout
  7. Erickson Lubin
  8. Liam Smith
  9. Jack Culcay
  10. David Benavidez

Welterweight 

  1. Keith Thurman
  2. Errol Spence Jr.
  3. Danny Garcia
  4. Shawn Porter
  5. Manny Pacquiao
  6. Jeff Horn
  7. Kell Brook
  8. Jessie Vargas
  9. Lamont Peterson
  10. Lucas Matthysse

The rest of the rankings are in the next page.

Light welterweight

  1. Terence Crawford
  2. Mikey Garcia*
  3. Julius Indongo
  4. Viktor Postol
  5. Antonio Orozco
  6. Eduard Troyanovski
  7. Rances Barthelemy
  8. Adrian Granados
  9. Ricky Burns
  10. Sergey Lipinets

Lightweight 

  1. Jorge Linares
  2. Mikey Garcia*
  3. Terry Flanagan
  4. Robert Easter Jr.
  5. Anthony Crolla
  6. Luke Campbell
  7. Dejan Zlaticanin
  8. Raymundo Beltran
  9. Denis Shafikov
  10. Felix Verdejo

Junior lightweight 

  1. Vasyl Lomachenko
  2. Miguel Berchelt
  3. Gervonta Davis
  4. Jezreel Corrales
  5. Francisco Vargas
  6. Orlando Salido
  7. Robinson Castellanos
  8. Jason Sosa
  9. Jhonny Gonzalez
  10. Masayuki Ito

Featherweight 

  1. Leo Santa Cruz
  2. Carl Frampton
  3. Gary Russell Jr.
  4. Lee Selby
  5. Abner Mares
  6. Oscar Valdez
  7. Scott Quigg
  8. Jesus Cuellar
  9. Joseph Diaz
  10. Claudio Marrero

Light featherweight

  1. Guillermo Rigondeaux
  2. Jessie Magdaleno
  3. Nonito Donaire
  4. Moises Flores
  5. Hugo Ruiz
  6. Rey Vargas
  7. Marlon Tapales
  8. Julio Ceja
  9. Yukinori Oguni
  10. Ronny Rios

Bantamweight 

  1. Shinsuke Yamanaka
  2. Jamie McDonnell
  3. Zhanat Zhakiyanov
  4. Ryan Burnett
  5. Juan Carlos Payano
  6. Zolani Tete
  7. Lee Haskins
  8. Luis Nery
  9. Takoma Inoue
  10. Liborio Solis

Light bantamweight  

  1. Naoya Inoue
  2. Roman Gonzalez
  3. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
  4. Jerwin Ancajas
  5. Khalid Yafai
  6. Carlos Cuadras
  7. Juan Francisco Estrada
  8. John Riel Casimero
  9. Rau'shee Warren
  10. Luis Concepcion

Flyweight 

  1. Kazuto Ioka
  2. Donnie Nietes
  3. Daigo Higa
  4. Zou Shiming
  5. Juan Carlos Reveco
  6. Moruti Mthalane
  7. McWilliams Arroyo
  8. Francisco Rodriguez Jr.
  9. Komgrich Nantapech
  10. Andrew Selby

Light flyweight/Strawweight

  1. Milan Melindo
  2. Kosei Tanaka
  3. Knockout CP Freshmart
  4. Jose Argumedo
  5. Ken Shiro
  6. Ryoichi Taguchi
  7. Tatsuya Fukuhara
  8. Hekkie Budler 
  9. Pedro Guevara
  10. Wanheng Menayothin
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