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Alexander Povetkin has climbed above Dillian Whyte in the latest Ring Magazine's heavyweight rankings following his KO victory.
And the veteran Russian has moved above Whyte to No.3 after capturing the WBC interim title. Whyte falls to No.4 after losing his WBC mandatory status.
Luis Ortiz and Andy Ruiz Jr are ranked fifth and sixth, respectively. Joseph Parker, Michael Hunter, Oscar Rivas and Kubrat Pulev make up the top ten.
C. Tyson Fury (WBC champion)
1. Anthony Joshua (WBA super, IBF and WBO champion)
2. Deontay Wilder
3. Alexander Povetkin
4. Dillian Whyte
5. Luis Ortiz
6. Andy Ruiz Jr
7. Joseph Parker
8. Michael Hunter
9. Oscar Rivas
10. Kubrat Pulev
Fury, meanwhile, is set to defend his WBC belt against Wilder in December with an undisputed showdown against Joshua in the works.
The unified champion will defend his titles versus mandatory challenger Pulev later this year.
Ruiz Jr, who hasn't fought since his defeat to Joshua last year, could face Chris Arreola in his ring return.
Luis Ortiz, Joseph Parker and Oscar Rivas have not got a fight lined up.
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