The FightPost World Heavyweight Rankings

The FightPost World Heavyweight Rankings

Around 6 months have elapsed since our last FightPost world heavyweight rankings. The division has most certainly changed in that time, Anthony Joshua got his revenge over Andy Ruiz Jr, Oleksandr Usyk finally made his heavyweight debut and is now ranked at number 6.

Tyson Fury retains his top position, but the gap has narrowed between him and Deontay Wilder, and Joshua is now within touching distance of the top two places after his impressive showing in Saudi Arabia.

Ruiz has dropped from number 3 to number 7 but is still ranked well clear of the only other fighter to beat him, Joseph Parker.

Alexander Povetkin and Michael Hunter who recently fought to a draw on the Ruiz/Joshua bill are ranked within one point of each other. Kubrat Pulev who looks like being next for Joshua is ranked a lowly 11th despite being the mandatory IBF challenger.

1: Tyson Fury 94
2: Deontay Wilder 89
3: Anthony Joshua 87
4: Dillian Whyte 51
4: Luis Ortiz 51
6: Oleksandr Usyk 45
7: Andy Ruiz Jr 36
8: Jospeh Parker 26
9: Alexander Povetkin 17
10: Michael Hunter 16
11: Kubrat Pulev 14
12: Daniel Dubois 8
13: Adam Kownacki 4
13: Dereck Chisora 4
15: Filip Hrgovic 2

The rankings are based on a points based system, where members of the FightPost team and guest pundits ranked their top 10 heavyweights, with their number one getting 10 points, the next 9 and so on.  

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