The pound-for-pound rankings below is my own understanding of the top active British and Irish boxers in all professional weight classes in boxing. I judge this on various factors such as titles, opposition quality, record and achievements. All fighters names are linked to their respective BoxRec pages.

Updated 1st February 2017

Heavyweight: Anthony Joshua

Cruiserweight: Tony Bellew

Light Heavyweight: Nathan Cleverly

Super Middleweight: James DeGale

Middleweight: Billy Joe Saunders

Light Middleweight: Liam Smith

Welterweight: Kell Brook

Light Welterweight: Ricky Burns

Lightweight: Anthony Crolla

Super Featherweight: Liam Walsh

Featherweight: Carl Frampton

Super Bantamweight: Gavin McDonnell

Bantamweight: Jamie McDonnell

Super Flyweight: Khalid Yafai

Flyweight: Charlie Edwards

Light Flyweight: None currently active

Minimumweight: None currently active