The Ring Magazine's Annual Ratings: 1978

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As selected by The Ring magazine in the March 1979 issue.

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Muhammad Ali, Champion

  1. Larry Holmes
  2. Ken Norton
  3. Leon Spinks
  4. Ron Lyle
  5. Jimmy Young
  6. Kallie Knoetze
  7. Alfredo Evangelista
  8. Gerrie Coetzee
  9. Ossie Ocasio
  10. Domingo D'Elia
Title Vacant
  1. Mike Rossman
  2. Matthew Franklin
  3. John Conteh
  4. Yaqui Lopez
  5. Marvin Johnson
  6. Mate Parlov
  7. Victor Emilio Galindez
  8. James Scott
  9. Vonzell Johnson
  10. Bobby Cassidy

Hugo Pastor Corro, Champion

  1. Marvin Hagler
  2. Vito Antuofermo
  3. Ronnie Harris
  4. Marcos Geraldo
  5. Mike Colbert
  6. Bennie Briscoe
  7. Rudy Robles
  8. Tony Chiaverini
  9. Elijah Makathini
  10. Bobby Watts
Junior Middleweights
Welterweights
Junior Welterweights

Masashi Kudo, Champion

  1. Ayub Kalule
  2. Rocky Mattioli
  3. Maurice Hope
  4. Rocky Mosley Jr.
  5. Edgar Ross
  6. Frank Wissenbach
  7. Alvin Anderson
  8. Loucif Hamani
  9. Marijan Benes
  10. Mustafa Hamsho

Carlos Palomino, Champion

  1. Pipino Cuevas
  2. Clyde Gray
  3. Sugar Ray Leonard
  4. Johnny Gant
  5. Harold Weston
  6. Pete Ranzany
  7. Randy Shields
  8. Davey (Boy) Green
  9. Thomas Hearns
  10. Andy Price

Wilfred Benitez, Champion

  1. Antonio Cervantes
  2. Saensak Muangsurin
  3. Esteban De Jesus
  4. Miguel Montilla
  5. Saoul Mamby
  6. Domingo Ayala
  7. Nani Marrero
  8. Jo Kimpuani
  9. Adolfo Viruet
  10. Sean O'Grady
Lightweights
Junior Lightweights
Featherweights

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Alfredo Pitalua
  2. Giancarlo Usai
  3. Vilomar Fernandez
  4. Claude Noel
  5. Jim Watt
  6. Johnny Lira
  7. Edwin Viruet
  8. Termite Watkins
  9. Julio Valdez
  10. Herman Montes

Samuel Serrano, Champion

  1. Frankie Baltazar
  2. Alexis Arguello
  3. Rafael (Bazooka) Limon
  4. Alfredo Escalera
  5. Natale Vezzoli
  6. Bobby Chacon
  7. Arturo Leon
  8. Ernesto Espana
  9. Walter Seeley
  10. Greg Coverson
Title Vacant
  1. Danny Lopez
  2. Wilfredo Gomez
  3. Eusebio Pedroza
  4. Ricardo Cardona
  5. Roberto Castanon
  6. Ruben Castillo
  7. Cecilio Lastra
  8. Hector Carrasquilla
  9. Mike Ayala
  10. Juan Domingo Malvarez
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Jorge Lujan, Champion

  1. Lupe Pintor
  2. Carlos Zarate
  3. Franco Zurlo
  4. Alfonso Zamora
  5. Alberto Sandoval
  6. Frankie Duarte
  7. Richard Rozelle
  8. Roberto Rubaldino
  9. Alberto Davila
  10. Enrique Sanchez

Miguel Canto, Champion

  1. Yoko Gushiken
  2. Betulio Gonzalez
  3. Guty Espadas
  4. Franco Udella
  5. Sung Jun Kim
  6. Freddy Castillo
  7. Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh
  8. Jose Ortiz
  9. Charlie Magri
  10. Shoji Oguma

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