Issue | Letters | Premium | Sep 03 2019

10 of the best active American heavyweights

Plenty have mocked the state of American heavyweight boxing in recent years. Here are 10 of the best the USA currently has to offer...
Deontay Wilder

1) Andy Ruiz Jnr

Though proud of his Mexican heritage, Ruiz Jnr, the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight champion, was born in Imperial, California and represents the stars and stripes as well. He rose to fame in June when shocking the boxing world with a seventh-round stoppage of Anthony Joshua.

Andy Ruiz
Ruiz shocked the world on June 1, 2019

2) Deontay Wilder