All hail the new king

Where does Bernard Hopkins rank among the best pound-for-pound fighters now? And who's the new king? Dan Rafael has the answers in his August ratings.

Originally Published: August 11, 2005
By Dan Rafael |
Who is the world's best fighter, regardless of weight class? See my top 20 below. Click here for my division-by-division rankings, from heavyweight to strawweight.

Note: Results through Aug. 10.