Ukrainian heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko continues to lead the ranking of the best heavyweights in the world by the authoritative American magazine The Ring magazine.
This is the website klitschko-brothers.com.
«The long-term Dominator of the division is in the TOP 10 best heavyweights of the world for 600 weeks in a row! (11)», — says the publication.
1 Wladimir Klitschko ( Wladimir Klitschko) 64-4 (54 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 600
2 Deontay Wilder (Deontay Wilder) 37-0 (36 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 156
3 Pulev Kubrat (Kurbat Pulev) 23-1 (12 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 266
4 Luis Ortiz (Louis Ortiz) 25-0-0 (22 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 48
5 Anthony Joshua (Anthony Joshua) 17-0 (17 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 55
6 Joseph Parker (Joseph Parker) 21-0 (18 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 32
7 Bermane Stiverne (Berman of Stavern) 25-2-1 (21 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 186
8 Bryant Jennings (Bryant Jennings) 19-2 (10 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 139
9 David Haye (David Haye) 28-2 (26 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 27
10 Andy Ruiz Jr. (Andy Ruiz Jr.) 29-0 (19 KOs) WEEKS ON LIST: 24
Note that the «The Ring» was expelled in June, the Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin from the ranking of the best heavyweights in the world in which Povetkin was in second place after Vladimir Klitschko. The reason for the temporary exclusion from Povetkin rating was a positive doping test Povetkin, which showed the presence of traces in its body a prohibited drug.
It is also unclear until the status of the former world champion in the heavyweight Briton Tyson fury, who is still listed in the champion magazine «The Ring», but it is likely to be suspended long-term for the use of illegal means.
«Perhaps the vacant belt «The Ring Magazine» will be at stake megafit the upcoming Klitschko — Joshua, to be held in the spring of 2017″, — said portal.
Recall that Wladimir Klitschko had the championship belt this influential publication for more than 6 years, received him as the best boxer in the world heavyweight champion, after defeating Ruslan Chagaev in June 2009.
Klitschko headed the TOP 10 heavyweights in the world according to The Ring for 600 weeks 19.11.2016