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Modern heavyweight boxers ranked from ‘GOAT’ to ‘average’ to ‘not a boxer’

Modern heavyweight boxers ranked from ‘GOAT’ to ‘average’ to ‘not a boxer’

All the modern heavyweight boxers have been rated and statuses ascribed to them based on the impacts.

The rankings, compiled by SPORTbible, ranked the heavyweight champions from ‘GOAT’ to ‘average’ to ‘not a boxer’.

Among those who were ranked are Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua.

Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield are ranked as ‘all-time greats’, while Fury and Vitali Klitschko are in the ‘elite’ category.

Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye ranked as ‘overrate’, with Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder ranked as “good”.

Andy Ruiz Jr, Joseph Parker, Hasim Rahman and Ruslan Chagaev are also among those ranked as ‘average’.

Meanwhile, Frank Bruno, John Ruiz and Lamon Brewster were out in the “terrible” category. Those ranked as ‘not a boxer’ are Charles Martin and Bruce Seldon.

See the full ranking by SPORTbible below:

All-Time Great: Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones Jr

Elite: Tyson Fury, Vitali Klitschko, Riddick Bowe

Overrated: Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko, David Haye

Good: Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, Chris Byrd, Michael Moorer

Average: Andy Ruiz Jr, Joseph Parker, Hasim Rahman, Ruslan Chagaev, Corrie Sanders, Samuel Peter, Sultan Ibragimov, Oleg Maskaev

Terrible: Shannon Briggs, Bermane Stiverne, Nikolai Valuev, Frank Bruno, John Ruiz, Lamon Brewster, Herbie Hide, Siarhei Liakhovich, Henry Akinwande

Not A Boxer: Charles Martin, Bruce Seldon

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