BBN list the best British cruiserweights in the world

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

You may notice the absence of former Southern Area champion Isaac Chamberlain, but he is currently not ranked by any of the governing bodies and listed as inactive by BoxRec, having not fought since 2018.


1. Lawrence Okolie
IBF #4, WBO #2, IBO #3, Ring #7, BoxRec #8


2. Richard Riakporhe
WBA Inter-Continental Champion, WBC #29, WBA #3, IBO #39, BoxRec #25


3. Tommy McCarthy
WBC International Champion, WBC #14, IBO #40, BoxRec #34


4. Chris Billam-Smith
WBC #30, IBO #41, BoxRec #35


5. Deion Jumah
WBC #37, IBO #73, BoxRec #55


6. Mikael Lawal
IBO #69, BoxRec #57


7. Luke Watkins
BoxRec #66


8. Jack Massey
BoxRec #85


9. Sam Hyde
BoxRec #90


10. Damian Chambers
BoxRec #94


11. Rhasian Earlington
BoxRec #97


12. Craig Glover
BoxRec #115


13. Nick Parpa
BoxRec #126


14. David Jamieson
BoxRec #134


15. Michael Webster
BoxRec #166


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