Capital Champions London's Top 10 Boxers Reign Supreme
  • Anthony Joshua

Hailing from Watford, Anthony Joshua, a former 2012 Olympic gold medalist and two-time heavyweight world champion, boasts an impressive record, with his only losses coming against Andy Ruiz and Oleksandr Usyk (twice) as a professional. He is currently gearing up for another title shot.

  • Sunny Edwards

Sunny Edwards, the IBF flyweight title holder, often gets overlooked due to his size and division. However, he remains one of the most skilled boxers in the UK. Born in Croydon and based in Sheffield, he is set to fight Jesse Rodriguez in Glendale, Arizona in December, a bout that could finally bring him the recognition he deserves.

  • Joe Joyce

Joe Joyce, hailing from Putney, has had a noteworthy career despite back-to-back losses to Zhilei Zhang. An Olympic silver medalist in 2016, he has defeated prominent opponents like Daniel Dubois, Joseph Parker, and Carlos Takam.

  • John Ryder

Islington’s John Ryder’s stock has risen on the world stage following a valiant but losing effort against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in May. A solid southpaw, he had notable wins over Zach Parker (injury stoppage) and Daniel Jacobs before his clash with Alvarez.

  • Lawrence Okolie

Lawrence Okolie, a cruiserweight boxer from Hackney, is a formidable and powerful fighter when he’s at his best. He has claimed British, Commonwealth, and European cruiserweight titles and successfully defended the WBO belt three times before losing it to Chris Billam-Smith in May.

  • Joshua Buatsi

Croydon’s Joshua Buatsi, an Olympic bronze medalist from 2016, faces his first significant professional test against Dan Azeez this weekend. With 17 fights under his belt, Buatsi’s notable wins include victories over Craig Richards and Ricards Bolotniks.

  • Dan Azeez

Lewisham’s Dan Azeez, who has won 20 consecutive pro fights and secured both British and European light-heavyweight titles, has proven himself as a late bloomer in the boxing world, despite entering the scene at the age of 34.

  • Richard Riakporhe

With an undefeated record of 16-0, Walworth’s Richard Riakporhe is known for his heavy-handed and explosive style. He has secured his last four wins by stoppage, including impressive victories over Deion Jumah, Fabio Turchi, and Krzysztof Glowacki in the past 18 months.

  • Ohara Davies

Hackney’s Ohara Davies has turned his career and popularity around, currently riding a seven-fight winning streak. He could be in contention for a world title opportunity in the near future.

  • Derek Chisora

Despite being 39 years old and winning just two of his last six fights, Derek Chisora from Finchley remains a fan favorite. He stands out for his clean record in drug tests, unlike his rival Dillian Whyte, and boasts victories against heavyweights ranked in the top 30, setting him apart from the competition.

Reference

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