Just for a bit of fun, rather than all the arguing & name calling over Khan's big loss, how do you see the current UK p4p list?
I'm **** at these things though
1 - Carl Froch. By a country mile.
2 - David Haye. An over-reaction to Saturday night? He's only lost once in 8 years & that was away, on points, to an established champion who KO's just about everyone else he meets. He then stops a tough contender who's never even been down before (maybe Haye being #2 shows that currently UK boxing ain't all that???)
3 - Ricky Burns. Deserves it after his decent run in the last 2 years.
4 - Amir Khan. I was going to have him lower but there's no one else that deserving. Despite his kayo loss he's fought, & beat, much higher opposition than all but Froch.
5 - Kell Brook. Was a tough choice between him & Cleverly but I think Jones is a tougher opponent than any that Nathan has faced.
6 - Nathan Cleverly. Level of opposition has slightly regressed. Needs a big fight soon.
7 - Tyson Fury. Price may or may not be better but Fury has fought better opposition so far.
8 - Kevin Mitchell. Did a great job to stop John Murray. We've still to see how good he is. Was easily brushed aside by the tough but limited Katsidis. September 22nd will provide the answer. By the way, what happened to Murray? He's had a long enough break since Rios.
9 - Gavin Rees. Tough little bastard who just won't go away. Being lined up for a title shot but I can't see him beating any of the current belt holders.
10 - George Groves. Was a 3 way toss up (oo-er Missus) between him, Bellew & Martin Murray, but in beating an Olympic Gold Medalist who's now a European Champion (DeGale) Groves pips it. Has a tough bout later this month.
I am absolutely CERTAIN that I have missed out one or two obvious candidates. That's how I roll. I can also tell you that tomorrow my list would probably be in a different order - except for Froch!
p.s. I don't consider Afolabi British even though technically he is. Same goes for Olusegun & Proksa (although sort of opposite).