Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Heading into a Hectic Fall: BScene Pound-for-Pound Update

By Cliff Rold

It’s been awhile and a whole lot of the landscape has changed.

Since the last update of the pound-for-pound list, four of the top ten have lost. Two lost with some debate (Roman Gonzalez and Manny Pacquiao); two lost clean as a sheet (Sergey Kovalev and Carl Frampton).

All of it made room for a new number one, Andre Ward, and lots of wiggle room below him. If one thinks, for instance, that Gonzalez lost a bad decision how far should he really fall?

andre-ward (4)_20

Should Kovalev stay rated after a stoppage loss to Ward, particularly if one thought he deserved their first fight? Does a clearly aging Pacquiao hang around with a controversy or does the form he showed against a very average younger man count too much?

What about a Mikey Garcia, who has completed a huge return to the sport in 2017? 

They’re all good questions. The answers aren’t far away. 

Here’s where the list stands as we get closer to the last third of the year: http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/view.php?pg=pound

Last Update: December 27, 2016

Cliff Rold is the Managing Editor of BoxingScene, a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America.  He can be reached at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Santa_ on 08-19-2017

1. crawford 2. ward 3. gonzalez 4. lomachenko 5. golovkin 6. canelo 7. King Leo El Famoso Terremoto Santa Cruz 8. nietes 9. thurman 10. garcia

Comment by daggum on 08-18-2017

cliff lol'd at it again. guy gets ko'd with clear low blows=clean as a sheet? what kind of sheets are you sleeping on.......

Comment by My Low Place on 08-18-2017

[QUOTE=1hourRun;17957960]Unbelievable! Looking at Inoue, Gonzalez, Cuadras, Estrada, Rex-Tso, Kenshiro, Nietes, Yafai, Lee Selby, Arroyo, Viloria can you honestly say this? this applies to HW even more to be fair but I'm sure you give those juice-heads a pass and wont…

Comment by 1hourRun on 08-17-2017

[QUOTE=My Low Place;17957895]140 does suck until we see waht indongo can do vs the best...i dont ride loma..call him a hype job getting over on arum's bs and race [B]they just dont have the skills down there..it's not my fault..it's…

Comment by My Low Place on 08-17-2017

[QUOTE=1hourRun;17957877]I embrace the whole sport, whats the problem? 140 sucks but you dont see me turning on Bud-Crawford or the division! this is the type of 'fans' we have on NSB that hate on real fans because you feel insecure…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (71)
Top Headlines McGregor: I Told Malignaggi - 'You Look Stupid, Get Over The Photo' Edis Tatli, Francesco Patera Rematch Agreement is Reached Cunningham: I'm Prepared To Do Whatever To Get The Job Done Klitschko Praises Floyd, Says McGregor Reminds Him of Fight Club Marciano's Son: Mayweather Should Not Be 50-0 With Win! Video: Joe Cortez Discusses Mayweather vs. McGregor, More Payano Easily Out-Boxes Santiago, Wins Unanimous Decision Ladarius Miller Beats Jamel Herring; Ashley Theophane Loses Photos: Jack-Cleverly, Cunningham-Tabiti - FaceOffs at T-Mobile Video: Malignaggi Discusses Conor McGregor Confrontation Photos: Mayweather, McGregor - Grand Arrivals at T-Mobile McGregor: Mayweather Praying That I’m Struggling to Make Weight Video: McGregor, Malignaggi Nearly Erupt at T-Mobile Arena McGregor, Malignaggi in Heated Confrontation at Grand Arrivals Video: Mayweather, McGregor Camps Near Scuffle at T-Mobile Cleverly Feels Win Over Badou Jack Will Secure Andre Ward Shot Mayweather Believes McGregor is Struggling To Make Weight Carl Frampton is Urged To Sign Promotional With Eddie Hearn Crawford-Indongo Telecast Averaged 965,000 Viewers on ESPN Former Sparring Partner Admits McGregor Was Not Hard To Hit Eubank Jr: Mayweather Will Be More Aggressive, Will Go For KO Shane McGuigan Removes Carl Frampton From Twitter Bio Mayweather-McGregor News; Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov, More TMT's DeJuan Blake: McGregor is Awkward, Mayweather is Ready Paul Hyland vs Stephen Ormond on October 21 in Belfast Jeff Horn: I'd Fight Mayweather Like Maidana Did - But Consistent! Cotto Unfazed By All the Attention Paid to Mayweather-McGregor NSAC Head: McGregor is Younger, Stronger, Longer, Big Puncher Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Post-Undisputed Report Card McGregor's Trainer: No Doubt Mayweather Gets Knocked Out! Estrada Training Hard, Expects High Drama With Carlos Cuadras Euro News: Virgilijus Stapuliones, Frenois vs. Dib, More Ellerbe: Mayweather Brought Boxing Back, People Talking Again! Malignaggi: The Boxing World is Laughing at McGregor! Roy Jones Jr. and BeIN Sports Ink Television Deal For Events Harmonito Dela Torre Furious Over Saul Rodriguez Withdrawal McGregor KO Would Resonate Far Beyond Weekend in Vegas De La Hoya: Canelo Took Mayweather Fight Too Soon, Better for It Cleverly Expects Mayweather To Stop McGregor Inside of Six Retirement Crosses Canelo's Mind, But Not Ready to Walk Away
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement