Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast

Naoya Inoue climbed three spots in ESPN's pound-for-pound rankings after his KO victory over Emmanuel Rodriguez. Robert Perry/EPA

Who is the world's best fighter, regardless of weight class? Check out ESPN's latest top 10.

Don't forget to check out Dan Rafael's divisional rankings, which are updated weekly.

For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here.

Note: Results are through May 22.

THE PANEL: Dan Rafael, Andre Ward, Joe Tessitore, Teddy Atlas, Steve Kim, Bernardo Pilatti, Eric Raskin, Nick Parkinson, Nigel Collins, Charles Moynihan, Claudia Trejos and Salvador Rodriguez

The rankings are based on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving nine points and so on. A tie goes to the fighter with the highest ranking, and then with the most votes at that ranking.

Others receiving votes: Deontay Wilder (13), Oscar Valdez (7), Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (6), Leo Santa Cruz (3), Manny Pacquiao (2), Luis Nery (2), Oleksandr Gvozdyk (1), Miguel Berchelt (1).