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Top 6 Best Heavyweight Boxers in the World 2021

Boxing is a popular combat sport in which two people, usually wearing gloves and other protective equipment which includes hand wraps and mouth-guards, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring. This popular combat sport also features some professionals and talented boxers.

Currently, the popular combat sport is influenced by some well-known heavyweights such as Wilder, Fury and Joshua. So in this article, we will be talking about some famous heavyweight boxer currently.


Check out some top heavyweight boxers currently below;


1. Tyson Fury.

Tyson Luke Fury, popularly known as Tyson Fury, was born on 12th August, 1988. He is a British professional boxer. Tyson Fury is a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC and The Ring magazine titles since defeating Deontay Wilder in 2020; previously he held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring titles after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.


The talented boxer identified as Tyson Fury is considered the best heavyweight boxer and one of the greatest boxers of all-time.


2. Anthony Joshua. 

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, popularly known as Anthony Joshua, was born on 15th October, 1989. The WBA star is a British professional boxer. Joshua is a two-time unified world heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019 and previously between 2016 and June 2019. At the regional level, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2015 to 2016. The British professional boxer identified as Anthony Joshua has won 24 fights and 22 by knockouts.


4. Deontay Wilder.

Deontay Leshun Wilder, popularly known as Deontay Wilder, was born on October 22, 1985. Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, making ten successful defenses. By winning the title, Wilder became the first American world heavyweight champion since 2004, which was the longest period of time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion.


Deontay Wider is considered one of the world's greatest boxer. With 41 wins in the heavyweight division and 41 of them have been knockouts.


5. Alexander Povetkin.

Alexander Vladimirovich Sasha Povetkin, popularly well-known as Alexander Povetkin, was born on 2nd September, 1979. He is a Russian former professional boxer who competed from 2005 to 2021. He held the WBA (Regular) heavyweight title from 2011 to 2013, the WBC interim heavyweight title from 2020 to March 2021, and challenged twice for the unified heavyweight championship.


6. Andy Ruiz Jr.

Andrés Ponce Ruiz Jr. popularly known as Andy Ruiz Jr was born on September 11, 1989. Andy Ruiz is an American professional boxer. He is a former unified heavyweight champion. Having defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles in 2019, Ruiz became the first male boxer of Mexican heritage to become a world heavyweight champion.


The popular heavyweight champion identified as Ruiz has two shots at the title. In 2019, the famous boxer fought against the British professional boxer identified as Anthony Joshua for the world champion title.

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