Who are the best boxers today is one question that will never get a single answer. You see, there are hundreds of professional boxers whose profile is something to envy. It is easy for a fan to say Antony Joshua is the best in the heavyweight category. With different fighting categories, another person out here will give a name you have never heard of in the ring. Since every boxer going to the ring has some achievements, lest us check some of the big names today.
The list starts with Tyson Luke Fury as a heavyweight boxer who has fought for Ireland and Great Britain at different levels. Today, Fury has won many titles including WBS, IBF, WBO, and IBO fights. One of Fury’s success was to defeat the reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko and being named the fighter of the year. At 31, Fury is considered among the most active heavyweight fighters at 31. His starts stands at 20 KO wins from 30 in the ring, making him listed among the top fighters of the current moment.
We include Deontay Leshun Wilder, the American boxer who won bronze in 2008 Olympics and nicknamed The Bronze Bomber. He is remembered for his hard-punching power. Until 2015, he held the WBC heavyweight title, becoming among the longest holding American boxers. In his 42 fights recorded, he has won 40 on KO. The boxer is among the top active fighters alive today.
Canelo Sal lvarez is a Mexican boxer, who is a three-weight world champion. At 29 years of age, Canelo has already taken WBA Super, WBC, and the IBF Middleweight titles. Many people love watching his fights for his excellent counterpunches and plotting the opponents as he avoids the heavy punches. Today, he stands among the active pound to pound fighters, loved by the fans and feared by opponents.
The list is not complete without listing Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua among the best. This British fighter has held the Unified World Heavyweight titles at an early age. Today, AJ has fought 23 times, won 22 and 21 as KO. Only one loss is named as a professionally recently. Joshua has won a silver medal while representing England in the 2011 AIBA world boxing championship, and today, he is still very active in the ring.
If you want to name one of the best boxers today, the name Manny Pacquiao is obvious. The boxer comes from Filipino, and will forever remain among the top celebrated and consistent fighters, but also a serving politician. This fighter boasts of twelve major titles, recorded with 62-7-2, of which 39 wins are knockouts.