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Heavyweight Boxing Rankings

Updating the Heavyweight Boxing Rankings after Tyson Fury defeated Derek Chisora by TKO to remain the WBC Heavyweight Champion. Also where Joe Joyce, Dillian Whyte, Deontay Wilder, and more rank


By Fan Rankings | August 24, 2022 - 12:29 PM

Honorable Mention

Otto Wallin

Otto Wallin is a professional boxer from Sweden, and he has a record of 24 wins with only 1 loss. He is the former WBO continental heavyweight champion and has held the European Union heavyweight title as well. Though he doesn't make it on our list, he deserves an honorable mention. 

Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter has a boxing record of 20 wins, 1 loss, and 2 draws. Throughout his career, Hunter has won several regional titles including the IBO and WBA Inter-Continental and the WBA International heavyweight title. He also gets an honorable mention before we move on to the rankings.

Top 10 Heavyweight Boxing Rankings

10. Filip Hrgović

Filip Hrgović is a professional boxer from Croatia. He has an undefeated record of 15 wins and 0 losses.

Hrgović is the former WBC International heavyweight champion. He won the title in 2018 and defended it 5 times. He also held the IBF International heavyweight title and defended it twice. 

In his most recent fight, Filip Hrgović defeated Zhang Zhilei, and as of now, there is no announcement about his next fight.

9. Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz is a Cuban boxer, with a record of 33 wins, 3 losses, and 2 no-contests. 

Luis Ortiz is the former WBA interim heavyweight champion. He won the title in 2015 and defended it against Bryant Jennings in one of the most incredible fights of his career. Ortiz also fought Deontay Wilder for the WBC title and has also won many regional titles in his career including the WBA inter-continental heavyweight title.  

Ortiz defeated Charles Martin via TKO, and his next fight took on Andy Ruiz. Ortiz lost by unanimous decision and his next fight has not been announced yet.




8. Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker is a professional boxer from New Zealand, and he has a record of 30 wins and 3 losses. Parker is also the current WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight champion. 

He won the WBO Heavyweight title back in 2017 after defeating Andy Ruiz Jr. He defended the title twice over the next year, before losing it to Anthony Joshua in 2018.

In his most recent fight, he fought Joe Joyce with the WBO interim title on the line, however, he lost the fight via KO, and his next fight has not been announced yet.




7. Andy Ruiz Jr.

Andy Ruiz is a Mexican American Boxer, with a professional record of 35 wins and 2 losses.

Ruiz is the former unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion. He won the titles after fighting and defeating Anthony Joshua, in a short-notice fight. However, he lost the title in the rematch against Joshua. 

In his most recent fight, Ruiz defeated Luis Ortiz Via a Unanimous decision, and his next fight has not been announced yet.




6. Dillian Whyte

Dillian Whyte is a former kickboxer and mixed martial artist from England and now has a professional boxing record of 28 wins and 3 losses. 

Dillian Whyte is the former WBC interim heavyweight champion having held the title twice in his career, along with multiple regional titles. He has also secured wins over big names like Dereck Chisora, Robert Helenius, Lucas Browne, Joseph Parker, and Oscar Rivas. 

In his most recent fight, Dillan Whyte fought Jermaine Franklin, and won the fight via Majority Decision.

5. Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer, with a record of 43 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. 

Wilder is the former WBC Heavyweight champion and defended the title nine times, before losing it to Tyson Fury. Wilder is one of the hardest-hitting heavyweight fighters, and 42 of his 43 wins have come by way of knockout. 

Wilder had an amazing trilogy fight against Fury which the first fight ended in a draw, Fury winning the second and also the third.

In his most recent fight, Wilder defeated Robert Helenius via first round knockout, and his next fight has not been announced yet.


4. Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer with a record of 24 wins and 3 losses. 

He is the former unified WBA, WBO, IBF, and IBO world heavyweight champion, and has defended his titles against big names like Dillian Whyte, Wladimir Klitschko, Charles Martin, Joseph Parker, and Alexander Povetkin.

After losing his titles to Oleksandr Usyk, he had a rematch against him last weekend. Though Joshua was more aggressive in this fight and won multiple rounds. Usyk’s dominant performance in the championship rounds got him the win via split decision.

3. Joe Joyce


  • WBO Heavyweight Interim Champion

Joe Joyce is a British professional boxer, with an undefeated professional record of 15-0.

He had an incredible amateur career, winning the silver medal in the 2016 Olympics. After turning Pro in 2017, Joyce has also won several regional titles including the British, Commonwealth, WBC Silver, WBO International, and European heavyweight titles.

Joe Joyce has knocked out 14 of his 15 opponents. In his last two he defeated Christian Hammer via TKO in the 4th round and in his most recent fight he faced Joseph Parker with the Interim WBO title on the line. He won the fight via KO and there is no announcement about his next fight.




2. Tyson Fury


  • WBC Heavyweight World Champion

Tyson Fury is an undefeated heavyweight boxer from Britain, and he has a record of 33-0. Fury is also the current WBC Heavyweight champion of the world. 

Fury also holds the title of Lineal Heavyweight champion, and back in 2015, he defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight world champion. 

Last weekend, Fury fought Derek Chisora, and won the fight via TKO in the 10th round. The fight was mostly one sided, as Fury outclassed his opening from the start to the end.




1. Oleksandr Usyk


  • WBA Heavyweight Super Champion

  • IBF Heavyweight World Champion

  • WBO Heavyweight World Champion

  • The Ring Heavyweight World Champion

Originally from Ukraine, Oleksandr Usyk is an undefeated boxer with a record of 19-0. Usyk is a two-weight unified world champion and one of the best active boxers right now. 

Usyk is the current unified WBO, WBA, IBF, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight world champion. He is also the former unified Cruiserweight champion, where he held the WBA, WBA, WBC, and IBF titles reigning as the undisputed champion. 

Last weekend, he had a rematch against Anthony Joshua, and won again, retaining his titles and winning the Vacant “The Ring” heavyweight title as well. This fight was very close, and AJ came out more aggressive and managed to put pressure on Usyk. However, Usyk rallied in the championship rounds and won the fight via split decision. 

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