Boxing: Top 5 Pound for Pound Boxers

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In a sport with a questionable ranking system and multiple champions per division, there is one title that still means something to fans.

Pound for Pound—best in the world.

The moniker of P4P is reserved for the boxer who displays the best talent, skill and fighting spirit. It means—if weight was a non-issue—the best P4P boxer could defeat anyone in the entire world.

We will never see strawweight champion Nkosinathi Joyi (25–3–0, 18 KOs) step into the ring against heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (58–3–0, 51 KOs), but P4P rankings give us an opportunity to compare their boxing abilities.

Most importantly, they give boxing fans another reason to argue over who could beat who.

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