Usyk Named Ring Magazine’s Top P4P Fighter

Oleksandr Usyk is Ring Magazine’s best P4P fighter. 

Usyk became the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion after beating Tyson Fury in a split decision. He joined Lennox Lewis as the previous boxer to have achieved this feat in 1999. Usyk also followed Evander Holyfield, who was undisputed at cruiserweight and heavyweight.

The win made Usyk a two-weight undisputed champion alongside Terence Crawford and Naoya Inoue in the four-belt era. Usyk was 40 pounds lighter, and his reach was seven inches shorter. But he defied the odds, almost knocking out Fury in round nine. The referee saved Fury from a KO, giving him a standing eight count instead. The win has made him the best pound-for-pound fighter. 

“I put him at #1. What he was able to accomplish. it was a fantastic fight and a great performance. You had Tyson Fury, who had all the advantages and had the experience in the heavyweight department. He had the height and the reach, all the attributes he brings inside the ring, and Usyk was able to overcome all that,” Tim Bradley said 

P4P Order

Oleksandr Usyk 

Naoya Inoue

Terence Crawford

Canelo Alvarez 

Artur Beterbiev 

Dmitry Bivol

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 Errol Spence 

Gervonta Davis 

Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez 

Junto Nakatani 

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