Heavyweight boxing is one of the popular sports celebrated by many. Each fight is the next level to watch and it comes down to who offers the best gameplay. So check out the top 10 heavyweight boxers list.
It has always been about who is the best of all in heavyweight boxing. However, there is one that tops the list of the best heavyweight boxers. It is the Tyson Fury of Great Britain who is the best heavyweight boxer in the world in 2021.
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Check out the list of the 10 best heavyweight boxers in the world 2021
1. Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury is the best and the best heavyweight boxer in the world in 2021. He is one of the best boxers from Great Britain topping the world ranking list.
He is the 2015 heavyweight championship winner. However, his career was not a great start as he had to take a break from boxing due to depression and drug abuse.
Tyson didn't hold back when he made his best comeback in 2019, notching two wins and taking the title as Deontay Wilder. However, the match did not end well as it was a draw. He also did excellent in his seventh round with Wilder.
2. Anthony Joshua
Anthony is from Great Britain and has the record of 24-1, 22 KOs. He is one of the biggest stars in boxing for 2021. Anthony is the winner of the IBO, WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion titles. He is the winner of 22 knockouts out of a total of 24 fights from him.
He only has one defeat in his career which is against Ruiz. He later defeats Ruiz in the rematch and takes the title.
3. Deontay Wilder
Deontay Wilder is from the United States and has the record of 42-1-1, 41 KOs. He has a commendable journey with 41 wins in the heavyweight division. Deontay is one of the strongest and most powerful players in heavyweight boxing. He holds the WBO heavyweight title in 2015.
He is successful in defending the title a total of 9 times. It was for the first time that he lost the WBO title in 2020. His fight was with Tyson Fury number one.
His career is at the highest level, however the next fight on July 24 will be more of a roller coaster.
4. Alexander Povetkin
Alexander Povetkin is from Russia and has a record of 36-2, 25 KOs. He has lost two games to Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua.
He won his last fight against Dillian Whyte in the fifth round of the knockout and took the biggest victory of his career.
5. Andy Ruiz Jr
Andy is an American stand at position 5 in the best ranking in the world in 2021. He has a record of 33-3, 22 KOs. Also, it is he who is the winner of the seventh round knockout and won the title.
6. Dillian Whyte
Dillian Whyte, British heavyweight boxer champion. He is 27-2 with 18 KOs. He has the best win of his career against Dereck Chisora, Oscar Rivas not once but twice, Lucas Browne, Rober Helenius.
Unfortunately, player Dillian Whyte has lost the champion title to Anthony Joshua.
7. Joe Joyce
Joe Joyce is from Great Britain with a 12-0 record, 11 KOs. He has a great career to date with a commendable 11 knockout win out of a total of 12 fights he played.
He has a wonderful career where he won the fight with Daneil Dubois.
8. Oleksandr Usyk
Oleksandr is from Ukraine and has a total record of 18-0, 13 KOs. He is one of the players who has been dominating the rings for the last five years. Oleksandr wins heavyweight debut with Chazz Witherspoon.
He wins the fight during his seventh round knockout.
9. Joseph Parker
Joseph Parker is from New Zealand, where he has a wonderful professional background. He won the championship except for his two losses only. These losses are during his fight with Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte.
He has a great record of 31 fights and there are 29 wins and 2 losses in his career. There are 21 victories by the knockout itself with a 0 lost. He has a total of 8 decision wins and 2 losses on it.
His most recent record has a win against the Derek Chisora fight in the 12th round.
10. Luis Ortiz
A Cuban professional heavyweight boxer is in position 10 of the world record. He played a total of 36 fights in which he has 32 wins. 27 wins are from the KOs, while there are 2 losses and 2 from no contest.
He is one of the best players in the Cuban where he also has an international championship.