Ring Journal prime 10 heavyweight boxers revealed as followers fume Deontay Wilder ‘ought to disappear’ from listing


BOXING followers have been left fuming after Deontay Wilder was included within the newest Ring Journal prime ten heavyweights listing.

The American was defeated on factors by Joseph Parker following an insipid show in Saudi Arabia over the weekend.


Deontay Wilder suffered a shock loss to Joseph Parker final weekendCredit score: AFP
Anthony Joshua has moved up the rankings following his win over Otto Wallin


Anthony Joshua has moved up the rankings following his win over Otto WallinCredit score: Reuters

He was beforehand crushed twice by Tyson Fury earlier than bouncing again with a knock-out win over Robert Helenius – however he has now misplaced three of his final 4.

And followers really feel he has misplaced his spark, regardless of Ring Journal putting him ninth of their newest rankings.

Oleksandr Usyk is listed as champion forward of Tyson Fury, who he’ll tackle in an undisputed battle on February 17.

Anthony Joshua, Zhilei Zhang and Parker are second, third and fourth respectively.

Joshua has jumped above Wilder within the rankings following his complete takedown of Otto Wallin on Saturday.

AJ stopped the Swede within the fifth spherical and had hoped to tackle Wilder subsequent, however the Bronze Bomber’s defeat means he might face Filip Hrgovic as a substitute.

The Croatian is the fifth-ranked Ring Journal heavyweight and promoter Eddie Hearn has hinted at a possible duel.

The remainder of the highest ten is made up of Frank Sanchez, Jared Anderson, Joey Joyce and Agit Kabayel, however some followers assume Wilder is lucky to make the listing.

One stated: “Wilder ought to disappear from the listing.”

The top 10 best heavyweight boxers on the planet, according to Ring Magazine


The highest 10 finest heavyweight boxers on the planet, in response to Ring Journal


One other added: “Wilder mustn’t even be on this listing actually.”

A 3rd wrote: “Take Wilder out, put Dubois there.”

And one other commented: “Do not assume Wilder ought to even be on there after his efficiency.”


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