|Top 10 Pound for Pound Best Boxers as ranked by SportingLife
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (July 29, 2008) DoghouseBoxing.com (Photo © German Villasenor)
Coming on the heels of Antonio Margarito's thrilling 11th round TKO victory over Miguel Cotto, SportingLife.com has released their latest top 10 pound for pound list.
The number one Pound for Pound position was recently held by Floyd Mayweather Jr. However with Mayweather Jr. officially retired from the sport, the number one spot is now filled by Manny Paquiao.
Sportinglife gave 10th place to Paul Williams, followed by Ricky Hatton in 9th and Ronald 'Winky' Wright takes hold of 8th place. 7th place on the list is Israel Vazquez, followed by Kelly Pavlik in 6th and middle of the list at number 5 is Miguel Cotto. 4th place is held by Antonio Margarito, while 3rd on the list is Juan Manuel Marquez. Joe Calzaghe fills the second spot and the number one pound for pound boxer on the list is Manny Pacquiao.
Sportinglife.com's World Top 10 pound-for-pound list in order:
1.) Manny Pacquiao
2.) Joe Calzaghe
3.) Juan Manuel Marquez
4.) Antonio Margarito
5.) Miguel Cotto
6.) Kelly Pavlik
7.) Israel Vazquez
8.) Ronald 'Winky' Wright
9.) Ricky Hatton
10.) Paul Williams.
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