Jake Paul left Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez out of his top 10 pound-for-pound boxing list
The YouTuber and crossover fighter is attempting to break into the professional boxing rankings list, with the WBC open to including him should he defeat a professional fighter.
While the unbeaten American draws criticism for his efforts, several trainers and fighters have suggested that his talents deserve some level of respect.
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However he has now put forward that undisputed super middleweight fighter Canelo does not make the top 10.
Paul explained why Tyson Fury was number one, saying: “First and foremost, Tyson Fury has just been so dominant in the heavyweight division for so long.
“He beats every heavyweight by KO/TKO including Oleksandr Usyk.
“There hasn’t been a heavyweight in the history of the sport who hasn’t fallen off eventually and Tyson Fury has remained on top and I think will retire on top.
“However, what Usyk has done from cruiserweight to heavyweight has been impressive and his dominance, versatility, and boxing ability is second to none.
“Terence Crawford and Errol Spence is obvious and all it just needs to be settled.
“Artur Beterbiev is the only current champion who holds all KO’s and that’s not talked about enough.
“Dmitry Bivol being in the same weight class means they need to settle who’s better, however, Bivol knocks Canelo Alvarez off the list not only for beating him at 175lbs but for being willing to go to 168lbs.
“We all know it’d be the exact same fight at 168lbs which bumps Canelo off this list, plus Canelo is ducking David Benavidez and Jermall Charlo.
Boxings real top 10 pound for pound list by yours truly. pic.twitter.com/uMQrFLXcGh— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) September 29, 2022
“Shakur Stevenson making easy work of everyone in his weight class and knocking down Valdez is such a statement. He gives me young Floyd flashbacks.
“Moving on, y’all can’t have your lists with people like Vasyl Lomachenko who doesn’t even hold a belt in that weight class which puts Devin Haney on this actually good list that is the real pound-for-pound list moving forward.
“Also it’s a sin to have someone who just lost on your list. How can you not have undisputed champions on your lists?! Y’all are goofy. Which puts Jermell Charlo in at #8.
“David Benavidez is being ducked by everyone in his weight class and has obliterated top level talent which puts him on the list as arguably one of the most feared people in the sport.
“Not a big enough name for them to risk losing. Wait till MVP gets behind him!
“Naoya Inoue self explanatory."