Usyk tops Ring Magazine heavyweight rankings

World heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has headed the Ring Magazine's heavyweight rankings.

The Ukrainian climbed to first place on the list after a confident victory over Briton Anthony Joshua in the fight for the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts. Usyk was tenth in the rankings in August.

The best heavyweight boxers according to the Ring Magazine:

WBC champion - Tyson Fury (UK)

1. Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine)

2. Anthony Joshua (UK)

3. Deontay Wilder (U.S.)

4. Dillian Whyte (UK)

5. Joseph Parker (New Zealand)

6. Andy Ruiz Jr. (U.S.)

7. Luis Ortiz (Cuba)

8. Michael Hunter (U.S.)

9. Oscar Rivas (Colombia)

10. Joe Joyce (UK)

Usyk defeated Joshua in a unanimous decision and captured the IBF, WBA (super), and WBO heavyweight titles.

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