BBC pound-for-pound British rankings

After much deliberation, staff at the BBC Sport website have come up with their top 10 British fighters, pound-for-pound.

Ignoring weight, this subjective list takes into account fighters' recent results, their skills, resilience and punching power.

The list will be updated periodically and should be treated as a talking point.

1. Kell Brook - Welterweight

Sheffield (35-0, 24KOs)

British fans would like Brook to fight compatriot Amir Khan. However, Khan doesn't seem interested and Brook will next defend his IBF title against Argentina's Diego Chaves, probably in early 2016.

2. Carl Frampton - Super-bantamweight

Belfast (21-0, 14KOs)

Frampton was floored twice in the first round by Alejandro Gonzalez Jr, suddenly making a match with domestic rival Scott Quigg far more intriguing. That fight will finally happen in February.

3. Amir Khan - Light-welterweight

Bolton (31-3, 19KOs)

Khan was given plenty of problems by Chris Algieri but was never in real trouble. Wants to fight Philippine legend Manny Pacquiao in 2016, rather than British rival Kell Brook. And it could happen.

4. James DeGale - Super-middleweight

London (21-1, 14KOs)

DeGale outpointed Andre Dirrell to claim the vacant IBF title in May and travels to Canada in November to defend his title against ex-world champion Lucian Bute, a former Carl Froch victim.

5. Scott Quigg - Super-bantamweight

Bury (31-0-2, 23KOs)

Quigg took Kiko Martinez out in two rounds, providing a form guide against Carl Frampton, whom the Spaniard took the distance twice. Quigg-Frampton will finally happen next February.

6. Jamie McDonnell - Bantamweight

Doncaster (27-2-1, 12KOs)

McDonnell beat Tomoki Kameda to reclaim a portion of the WBA title before beating him again in September. The tough Yorkshireman is now talking about moving up to challenge Scott Quigg.

7. Lee Selby - Featherweight

Barry (21-1, 8KOs)

Selby claimed the IBF title with a classy defeat of the previously unbeaten Evgeny Gradvoch, before a scrappy defence against Fernando Montiel. Is on a collision course with Leeds' Josh Warrington.

8. Martin Murray - Super-middleweight

St Helens (32-3-1, 15KOs)

Murray was game again in losing to Arthur Abraham, which was his fourth attempt to land a world title. The super-middleweight division is booming in the UK, so he still has plenty of options.

9. Terry Flanagan - Lightweight

Manchester (29-0, 12KOs)

Flanagan made short work of tough American Diego Magdaleno in the first defence of his WBO world title and domestic rivals Kevin Mitchell and Anthony Crolla are now on his hit list.

10. Lee Haskins - Bantamweight

Bristol (32-3, 14KOs)

Haskins became the IBF title-holder when Randy Caballero failed to make weight in Las Vegas. However, he did not get paid meaning he will be desperate to land a big purse next spring.

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