Top 10 Heavyweight Boxer Rankings - Joe Joyce wins
Joe Joyce defeats Carlos Takam via TKO to continue his solid status as a Top 10 Heavyweight Boxer in 2021. Also ranking champions such as Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, and more
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is a Zimbabwean-born British professional boxer, with a record of 32-11. He challenged Vitali Klitschko for the WBC heavyweight title in 2012 but came up short. However, at the regional level, he has held multiple heavyweight titles, including the British and Commonwealth titles.
has a record of 28 wins and 2 losses. He has notably won the European heavyweight title and the WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title.
has a record of 30 wins and 3 losses, and throughout his career, he has notably won WBC Silver heavyweight title, IBF Inter-Continental heavyweight title, and the WBA Gold heavyweight title
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Luis Ortiz is a Cuban boxer, and he is one of the most experienced and consistent boxers in the division. With a record of 32 wins and 2 losses, both of which came against Deontay Wilder, Luiz has been there.
Ortiz won the vacant WBA interim heavyweight title in 2015 and defended it against Bryant Jennings in what was one of the most incredible fights of Ortiz’s career.
He won his most recent fight against Alexander Flores, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
Joe Joyce is a British professional boxer, with an undefeated professional record, of 13-0
He only turned pro in 2017 but has had an incredible amateur career, winning the silver medal in the 2016 Olympics. Joyce has also won several regional titles including the British, Commonwealth, WBC Silver, WBO International, and European heavyweight titles.
His most recent fight was last weekend when he defeated Carlos Takam via TKO in the 6th round. Joyce had a slow start and got hit in the initial rounds, however, at the beginning of the sixth, he staggered Takam and overwhelmed him with punches forcing the referee to stop the action.
Originally from Ukraine, Oleksandr Usyk is an undefeated boxer with a record of 18-0
Most of his success came as cruiserweight, where he reigned as the undisputed WBA, WBA, WBC, and IBF cruiserweight champion of the world, and also won the vacant The Ring cruiserweight title, all of which he defended once against Tony Bellow, before vacating them and moving up to heavyweight.
In his last fight, Usyk defeated Derrek Chisora and became the WBO inter-continental heavyweight champion.
Oleksandr Usyk is scheduled to fight Anthony Joshua for his next fight on 25 Sep 2021.
With a record of 28-2, Joseph Parker is one of the most incredible boxers to come out of Newzealand.
He won the WBO Heavyweight title in 2017 defeating Andy Ruiz Jr. He defended the title twice over the next year, before losing it to Anthony Joshua in 2018.
In his most recent fight, he defeated Derek Chisora, and won the vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title. There is no official announcement about his next fight yet.
Micheal Hunter is an American boxer with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Throughout his career, Hunter has won several regional titles including the IBO and WBA Inter-Continental and the WBA International heavyweight title.
He won his most recent fight against Shawn Laughery, and for his next fight, he will be facing Mike Wilson on Aug 14, 2021.
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Andy Ruiz Jr.
Andy Ruiz is an American Boxer, with a professional record of 34 wins and 2 losss.
Most notably, Ruiz got a chance to fight the unified champion Anthony Joshua after his opponent Jarrell Miller failed a drug test, Ruiz took the fight on short notice and managed to pull off an upset, knocking out Joshua in the 7th round, and handing him his first loss. Ruiz won the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
In his most recent fight, Ruiz defeated Chris Arreola Via a Unanimous decision, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
Title(s): WBC Interim Champion
Dillian Whyte is a former kickboxer and mixed martial artist from England and now has a professional boxing record of 28 wins and 2 losses.
Most notably he has held the WBC interim heavyweight title twice, and along with multiple regional titles. He has also secured wins over big names like Dereck Chisora, Robert Helenius, Lucas Browne, Joseph Parker, and Oscar Rivas.
In his most recent fight against Alexander Povetkin, he avenged his loss, and won the WBC interim heavyweight title as well.
Wilder is an american professional boxer, and arguably the best fighter in the sport, out of his 42 victories, only one has come to the scorecards, as he has 41 KOs on his record.
Wilder became the WBC Heavyweight champion in 2015, after defeating Bermane Stiverne. Wilder went on to defend the title nine times.
The most exciting fight in Wilder's career came against Tyson Fury, the first fight ended in a controversial split-decision draw. However, in the rematch, Fury won by TKO in the seventh round, ending Wilder's reign as the WBC heavyweight champion.
For his next fight, Wilder will fight Tyson Fury again on Oct 9, 2021.
Title(s): WBA Super, IBF, WBO Champion
At number 2, we have Anthony Joshua. He is a british professional boxer with a record of 34 wins and 1 loss.
Joshua is the current unified WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight champion, and he has defended his titles against big names likeDillian Whyte, Wladimir Klitschko, Charles Martin, Joseph Parker, and Alexander Povetkin.
In his last fight against Kubrat Pulev, Joshua won via knockout in the 9th round and retained his titles. For his next fight, he will be facing Oleksandr Usyk on 25 Sep 2021.
Title(s): WBC, The Ring Champion
On the top of the heavyweight division, sits the Gypsy King, Tyson Fury. The undefeated heavyweight has one of the most inspiring stories in all of the sports.
Fury has a record of and he is the former unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight champion.. However, after winning the titles, he had to put his career on hold because of struggles with depression, alcoholism, and drug abuse.
However, after two years, he made a comeback to the sport, and picked up two impressive victories over Sefer Seferi and Francesco Pianeta before challenging Deontay Wilder.
The first fight against Wilder ended in a controversial split decision draw; however, in the rematch, Fury won and took Wilder's WBC heavyweight belt. His next fight will be the trilogy against Wilder.
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