Top 15 highest rated British light-heavyweights in the world

Top 15 highest rated British light-heavyweights in the world

Published On Tuesday, May 19, 2020By Tim Rickson

These are the Top 15 highest rated 175-pounders from the UK

BBN rate the world’s best light-heavyweights from the UK according to the five world governing bodies, Ring Magazine, and BoxRec.

Although there are no world champions from the UK in this 175lbs division to boast of, the top spot is currently occupied by a top prospect that is ranked with every single governing body in the world, placing him in pole position to fight for a world title very soon. He is followed closley by two world title challengers who will be looking for a second shot at the top real soon.



1. Joshua Buatsi
WBC #14, WBA International Champion, WBA #2, IBF #3, WBO #14, IBO #13, BoxRec #15


2. Anthony Yarde
WBC #11, WBO #6, IBO #14, BoxRec #27


3. Callum Johnson
WBC #17, IBO #39, BoxRec #20


4. Craig Richards
WBC #37, WBA #9, IBF #15, IBO #36, BoxRec #48


5. Lyndon Arthur
WBC #32, IBO #31, BoxRec #67


6. Hosea Burton
WBC #39, IBO #72, BoxRec #46


7. Shakan Pitters
IBO #66, BoxRec #61


8. Liam Conroy
IBO #56, BoxRec #71


9. Dan Azeez
IBO #45, BoxRec #87


10. Steven Ward
IBO #95, BoxRec #70


11. Chad Sugden
IBO #90, BoxRec #105


12. Willy Hutchinson
IBO #81, BoxRec #136


13. Diego Costa
BoxRec #64


14. Dec Spelman
BoxRec #82


15. Bob Ajisafe
BoxRec #97


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