Heavyweight (200 lbs+)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
United Kingdom flag
Tyson Fury photo

The Ring Heavyweight Champion

Tyson Fury

30-0-1

1
United Kingdom flag
Anthony Joshua photo
Joshua
2
United States flag
Deontay Wilder photo
Wilder
3
Russian Federation flag
Alexander Povetkin photo
Povetkin
4
United Kingdom flag
Dillian Whyte photo
Whyte
5
Cuba flag
Luis Ortiz photo
Ortiz
6
Mexico flag
Andy Ruiz Jr photo
Ruiz Jr
7
New Zealand flag
Joseph Parker photo
Parker
8
United States flag
Michael Hunter photo
Hunter
9
Colombia flag
Oscar Rivas photo
Rivas
10
Ukraine flag
Oleksandr Usyk photo
Usyk
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Anthony Joshua (24-1-0)

WBO World Heavyweight Champion

  1. (18-0-0)
  2. (12-0-0)
  3. (27-2-0)
  4. (33-2-0)
  5. (19-0-0)
  6. (17-0-0)
  7. (19-1-1)
  8. (22-0-0)
  9. (42-1-1)
  10. Russian Federation flag Evgeny Romanov
    (15-0-0)
  11. (15-1-0)
  12. (12-0-0)
  13. Australia flag Demsey McKean
    (18-0-0)
  14. (20-0-0)
  15. (32-10-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Anthony Joshua (24-1-0)

IBF World Heavyweight Champion

  1. (28-2-1)
  2. (18-0-0)
  3. (19-1-1)
  4. (12-0-0)
  5. (27-2-0)
  6. (20-0-0)
  7. (9-0-0)
  8. (19-0-0)
  9. (32-2-0)
  10. (28-2-0)
  11. (12-0-0)
  12. Australia flag Demsey McKean
    (18-0-0)
  13. (21-1-0)
  14. (22-0-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Tyson Fury (30-0-1)

WBC World Heavyweight Champion

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Russian Federation flag Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1)

WBC Interim World Heavyweight Champion

  1. (42-1-1)
  2. (18-0-0)
  3. (32-2-0)
  4. (33-2-0)
  5. (12-0-0)
  6. (27-2-0)
  7. (27-2-0)
  8. (19-1-1)
  9. (12-0-0)
  10. (28-2-1)
  11. (14-0-0)
  12. (20-0-0)
  13. (9-0-0)
  14. (17-0-0)
  15. (32-10-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Anthony Joshua (24-1-0)

WBA Super World Heavyweight Champion

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Germany flag Manuel Charr (31-4-0)

WBA World Heavyweight Champion

  1. (20-0-0)
  2. (18-0-0)
  3. (42-1-1)
  4. (32-2-0)
  5. (33-2-0)
  6. (20-1-0)
  7. (28-2-1)
  8. (38-6-1)
  9. (20-2-0)
  10. (19-1-1)
  11. (12-0-0)
  12. (17-0-0)
  13. (21-1-0)
  14. (16-1-0)
  15. (32-10-0)

Cruiserweight (200lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Latvia flag
Mairis Briedis photo

The Ring Cruiserweight Champion

Mairis Briedis

27-1-0

1
Cuba flag
Yuniel Dorticos photo
Dorticos
2
Congo flag
Ilunga Makabu photo
Makabu
3
Poland flag
Krzysztof Glowacki photo
Glowacki
4
South Africa flag
Kevin Lerena photo
Lerena
5
United States flag
Andrew Tabiti photo
Tabiti
6
United Kingdom flag
Lawrence Okolie photo
Okolie
7
Armenia flag
Arsen Goulamirian photo
Goulamirian
8
South Africa flag
Thabiso Mchunu photo
Mchunu
9
Russian Federation flag
Aleksei Papin photo
Papin

12-1-0

10
Poland flag
Michal Cieslak photo
Cieslak
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Vacant

WBO World Cruiserweight Champion

  1. (31-2-0)
  2. (15-0-0)
  3. Montenegro flag Dilan Prasovic
    (14-0-0)
  4. Russian Federation flag Evgeny Tishchenko
    (8-0-0)
  5. (27-1-0)
  6. New Zealand flag David Light
    (17-0-0)
  7. Australia flag Jai Opetaia
    (20-0-0)
  8. Russian Federation flag Aleksei Papin
    (12-1-0)
  9. (20-1-0)
  10. (22-5-0)
  11. Germany flag Nikola Milacic
    (21-1-0)
  12. Kazakhstan flag Artur Mann
    (17-1-0)
  13. (11-0-0)
  14. Russian Federation flag Alexey Egorov
    (11-0-0)
  15. Albania flag Juergen Uldedaj
    (13-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Latvia flag Mairis Briedis (27-1-0)

IBF World Cruiserweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Australia flag Jai Opetaia
    (20-0-0)
  4. Russian Federation flag Yury Kashinsky
    (19-1-0)
  5. (58-4-1)
  6. Russian Federation flag Evgeny Tishchenko
    (8-0-0)
  7. New Zealand flag David Light
    (17-0-0)
  8. (24-3-0)
  9. Kazakhstan flag Artur Mann
    (17-1-0)
  10. (17-2-0)
  11. Italy flag Fabio Turchi
    (18-1-0)
  12. (11-0-0)
  13. (43-5-0)
  14. (20-1-0)
  15. Belgium flag Bilal Laggoune
    (25-2-2)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Congo flag Ilunga Makabu (28-2-0)

WBC World Cruiserweight Champion

  1. (22-5-0)
  2. Russian Federation flag Aleksei Papin
    (12-1-0)
  3. (20-1-0)
  4. (24-2-0)
  5. (17-1-0)
  6. (58-4-1)
  7. (25-2-0)
  8. Nigeria flag Olanrewaju Durodola
    (34-8-0)
  9. (17-2-0)
  10. Russian Federation flag Alexey Egorov
    (11-0-0)
  11. (11-0-0)
  12. Russian Federation flag Yury Kashinsky
    (19-1-0)
  13. Bulgaria flag Tervel Pulev
    (15-0-0)
  14. Youri Kayembre Kalenga
    (25-6-0)
  15. New Zealand flag David Light
    (17-0-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Armenia flag Arsen Goulamirian (26-0-0)

WBA Super World Cruiserweight Champion

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Kazakhstan flag Beibut Shumenov (18-2-0)

WBA World Cruiserweight Champion

  1. (29-1-0)
  2. (26-1-0)
  3. (11-0-0)
  4. (24-2-0)
  5. United States flag Mike Wilson
    (21-1-0)
  6. Egypt flag Ahmed Elbiali
    (20-1-0)
  7. United States flag Deon Nicholson
    (14-0-0)
  8. United States flag Raphael Murphy
    (14-1-0)
  9. Bulgaria flag Tervel Pulev
    (15-0-0)
  10. Russian Federation flag Yury Kashinsky
    (19-1-0)
  11. (17-2-0)
  12. Hungary flag Imre Szello
    (24-1-0)
  13. Malaysia flag Muhamad Farkhan
    (11-0-0)
  14. (11-1-0)
  15. Albania flag Juergen Uldedaj
    (13-0-0)

Light Heavyweight (175lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion

Vacant

1
Russian Federation flag
Artur Beterbiev photo
Beterbiev
2
Russian Federation flag
Dmitry Bivol photo
Bivol
3
Russian Federation flag
Sergey Kovalev photo
Kovalev
4
United States flag
Joe Smith Jr photo
Smith Jr
5
Canada flag
Jean Pascal photo
Pascal
6
Sweden flag
Badou Jack photo
Jack
7
Colombia flag
Eleider Alvarez photo
Alvarez
8
United States flag
Marcus Browne photo
Browne
9
Russian Federation flag
Umar Salamov photo
Salamov
10
United Kingdom flag
Lyndon Arthur photo
Arthur
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Vacant

WBO World Light heavyweight Champion

  1. (26-3-0)
  2. Russian Federation flag Maxim Maslov
    (19-1-1)
  3. (18-0-0)
  4. (25-1-0)
  5. (41-0-0)
  6. (34-4-1)
  7. (18-5-1)
  8. Australia flag Blake Caparello
    (30-3-1)
  9. Germany flag Leon Bunn
    (16-0-0)
  10. (13-0-0)
  11. (20-2-0)
  12. Ukraine flag Vyacheslav Shabranskyy
    (21-2-0)
  13. (16-0-0)
  14. (16-1-1)
  15. Germany flag Alem Begic
    (23-0-1)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Russian Federation flag Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0)

IBF World Light heavyweight Champion

  1. (16-0-0)
  2. Vacant
  3. (13-0-0)
  4. (41-0-0)
  5. (18-0-0)
  6. Germany flag Adam Deines
    (19-1-1)
  7. (18-5-1)
  8. (25-1-0)
  9. (16-1-1)
  10. France flag Mathieu Bauderlique
    (20-1-0)
  11. Germany flag Nick Hannig
    (9-0-1)
  12. (20-2-0)
  13. (23-3-3)
  14. Russian Federation flag Ali Izmailov
    (5-0-0)
  15. Russian Federation flag Mansur Elsaev
    (13-0-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Russian Federation flag Artur Beterbiev (15-0-0)

WBC World Light heavyweight Champion

  1. (41-0-0)
  2. (35-6-1)
  3. (23-1-0)
  4. (23-3-3)
  5. (34-4-1)
  6. (23-2-0)
  7. (26-3-0)
  8. Australia flag Blake Caparello
    (30-3-1)
  9. (13-0-0)
  10. (22-3-0)
  11. France flag Mathieu Bauderlique
    (20-1-0)
  12. (18-0-0)
  13. Germany flag Nick Hannig
    (9-0-1)
  14. (16-0-0)
  15. (20-2-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Russian Federation flag Dmitry Bivol (17-0-0)

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Champion

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Canada flag Jean Pascal (35-6-1)

WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion

  1. Germany flag Robin Krasniqi
    (51-6-0)
  2. (13-0-0)
  3. Australia flag Blake Caparello
    (30-3-1)
  4. (41-0-0)
  5. United States flag Charles Foster
    (19-0-0)
  6. Germany flag Dominic Boesel
    (30-2-0)
  7. Ukraine flag Vyacheslav Shabranskyy
    (21-2-0)
  8. (16-1-1)
  9. (23-1-0)
  10. France flag Mathieu Bauderlique
    (20-1-0)
  11. Australia flag Zac Dunn
    (29-1-0)
  12. Cuba flag Yunieski Gonzalez
    (20-3-0)
  13. (23-3-3)
  14. Uzbekistan flag Rustam Tulaganov
    (3-0-0)
  15. Venezuela flag Albert Ramirez
    (9-0-0)

Super Middleweight (168lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Mexico flag
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez photo

The Ring Super Middleweight Champion

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

54-1-2

1
United States flag
David Benavidez photo
Benavidez
2
United States flag
Caleb Plant photo
Plant
3
United Kingdom flag
Callum Smith photo
Smith
4
United States flag
Anthony Dirrell photo
Dirrell
5
United Kingdom flag
Billy Joe Saunders photo
Saunders
6
United States flag
Caleb Truax photo
Truax
7
United Kingdom flag
John Ryder photo
Ryder
8
Russian Federation flag
Fedor Chudinov photo
Chudinov
9
Canada flag
David Lemieux photo
Lemieux
10
United States flag
Daniel Jacobs photo
Jacobs
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Billy Joe Saunders (30-0-0)

WBO World Super Middleweight Champion

  1. (19-0-0)
  2. (37-3-0)
  3. (42-4-0)
  4. Kazakhstan flag Aidos Yerbossynuly
    (15-0-0)
  5. Canada flag Erik Bazinyan
    (25-0-0)
  6. Russian Federation flag Aslambek Idigov
    (19-0-0)
  7. (17-0-0)
  8. (16-0-0)
  9. (23-2-0)
  10. (52-3-0)
  11. (14-0-0)
  12. Germany flag Stefan Haertel
    (19-1-0)
  13. Hungary flag Istvan Szili
    (25-2-2)
  14. Kazakhstan flag Ali Akhmedov
    (16-1-0)
  15. Uzbekistan flag Bektemir Melikuziev
    (6-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Caleb Plant (20-0-0)

IBF World Super Middleweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. (31-4-2)
  4. (19-0-0)
  5. Russian Federation flag Evgeny Shvedenko
    (15-0-0)
  6. Kazakhstan flag Aidos Yerbossynuly
    (15-0-0)
  7. (52-3-0)
  8. Germany flag Leon Bunn
    (16-0-0)
  9. (37-3-0)
  10. (33-2-1)
  11. Germany flag Leon Bauer
    (17-0-1)
  12. (11-0-0)
  13. Italy flag Daniele Scardina
    (18-0-0)
  14. Russian Federation flag Aslambek Idigov
    (19-0-0)
  15. United States flag Alantez Fox
    (27-2-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (54-1-2)

WBC World Super Middleweight Champion

  1. (23-0-0)
  2. (21-2-0)
  3. (42-4-0)
  4. (33-2-1)
  5. (37-3-0)
  6. (27-1-0)
  7. Uzbekistan flag Azizbek Abdugofurov
    (13-0-0)
  8. United States flag Ronald Ellis
    (18-1-2)
  9. (11-0-0)
  10. (23-2-0)
  11. (29-5-0)
  12. Kazakhstan flag Aidos Yerbossynuly
    (15-0-0)
  13. (52-3-0)
  14. (25-13-1)
  15. (19-0-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (54-1-2)

WBA Super World Super Middleweight Champion

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Cuba flag David Morrell (4-0-0)

WBA World Super Middleweight Champion

  1. (4-0-0)
  2. Kazakhstan flag Aidos Yerbossynuly
    (15-0-0)
  3. (23-0-0)
  4. (42-4-0)
  5. (37-3-0)
  6. (16-0-0)
  7. (29-5-0)
  8. (27-1-0)
  9. France flag Kevin Lele Sadjo
    (15-0-0)
  10. Canada flag Erik Bazinyan
    (25-0-0)
  11. (11-0-0)
  12. Venezuela flag Dervin Colina
    (14-0-0)
  13. France flag Louis Toutin
    (14-1-0)
  14. Uzbekistan flag Bektemir Melikuziev
    (6-0-0)
  15. Italy flag Daniele Scardina
    (18-0-0)

Middleweight (160lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Middleweight Champion

Vacant

1
Kazakhstan flag
Gennady Golovkin photo
Golovkin
2
United States flag
Jermall Charlo photo
Charlo
3
United States flag
Demetrius Andrade photo
Andrade
4
Ukraine flag
Sergiy Derevyanchenko photo
Derevyanchenko
5
Japan flag
Ryota Murata photo
Murata
6
United Kingdom flag
Chris Eubank Jr photo
Eubank Jr
7
United States flag
Rob Brant photo
Brant
8
United Kingdom flag
Liam Williams photo
Williams
9
Mexico flag
Jaime Munguia photo
Munguia
10
Kazakhstan flag
Janibek Alimkhanuly photo
Alimkhanuly

9-0-0

WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Demetrius Andrade (29-0-0)

WBO World Middleweight Champion

  1. (36-0-0)
  2. (23-2-1)
  3. Kazakhstan flag Janibek Alimkhanuly
    (9-0-0)
  4. (27-0-0)
  5. Brazil flag Esquiva Falcao
    (27-0-0)
  6. United Kingdom flag Danny Dignum
    (13-0-0)
  7. Canada flag Patrice Volny
    (15-0-0)
  8. France flag David Papot
    (24-0-1)
  9. Germany flag Denis Radovan
    (14-0-1)
  10. (14-0-1)
  11. Germany flag Patrick Wojcicki
    (14-0-1)
  12. Germany flag Ibrahim Guemues
    (18-0-0)
  13. United States flag Tyler Howard
    (19-0-0)
  14. China flag Ainiwaer Yilixiati
    (17-1-0)
  15. (13-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Kazakhstan flag Gennady Golovkin (41-1-1)

IBF World Middleweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Germany flag Patrick Wojcicki
    (14-0-1)
  4. (36-0-0)
  5. Brazil flag Esquiva Falcao
    (27-0-0)
  6. Canada flag Patrice Volny
    (15-0-0)
  7. Germany flag Denis Radovan
    (14-0-1)
  8. Italy flag Matteo Signani
    (30-5-3)
  9. Kazakhstan flag Meiirim Nursultanov
    (14-0-0)
  10. (21-1-0)
  11. Kazakhstan flag Janibek Alimkhanuly
    (9-0-0)
  12. (32-3-0)
  13. Kazakhstan flag Anatoli Muratov
    (22-2-1)
  14. (27-0-0)
  15. Austria flag Marcos Nader
    (22-1-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (54-1-2)

WBC Franchise Middleweight Champion

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United States flag Jermall Charlo (31-0-0)

WBC World Middleweight Champion

  1. (36-0-0)
  2. (13-3-0)
  3. (23-2-1)
  4. (29-2-0)
  5. Kazakhstan flag Janibek Alimkhanuly
    (9-0-0)
  6. United States flag Brandon Adams
    (22-3-0)
  7. Brazil flag Esquiva Falcao
    (27-0-0)
  8. (28-3-1)
  9. Mexico flag Juan Macias Montiel
    (22-4-2)
  10. Italy flag Matteo Signani
    (30-5-3)
  11. United States flag Hugo Centeno Jr
    (27-3-1)
  12. (21-3-1)
  13. Mexico flag Carlos Molina
    (36-11-2)
  14. Russian Federation flag Andrey Sirotkin
    (19-1-0)
  15. (21-1-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Japan flag Ryota Murata (16-2-0)

WBA Super World Middleweight Champion

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Vacant

WBA World Middleweight Champion

  1. (29-2-0)
  2. Russian Federation flag Magomed Madiev
    (14-0-2)
  3. United States flag Carlos Monroe
    (17-0-0)
  4. Russian Federation flag Mikalai Vesialou
    (11-0-1)
  5. (53-3-2)
  6. (36-0-0)
  7. France flag David Papot
    (24-0-1)
  8. (27-4-0)
  9. Kazakhstan flag Anatoli Muratov
    (22-2-1)
  10. Venezuela flag Alfonso Blanco
    (16-1-0)
  11. United States flag Ronald Ellis
    (18-1-2)
  12. United States flag Jose Armando Resendiz
    (11-0-0)
  13. (19-0-0)
  14. Uruguay flag Amilcar Vidal
    (12-0-0)
  15. Kazakhstan flag Janibek Alimkhanuly
    (9-0-0)

Super Welterweight (154lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
United States flag
Jermell Charlo photo

The Ring Junior Middleweight Champion

Jermell Charlo

34-1-0

1
United States flag
Jarrett Hurd photo
Hurd
2
Cuba flag
Erislandy Lara photo
Lara
3
Dominican Republic flag
Jeison Rosario photo
Rosario
4
United States flag
Julian Williams photo
Williams
5
Argentina flag
Brian Carlos Castano photo
Castano
6
United States flag
Tony Harrison photo
Harrison
7
United States flag
Erickson Lubin photo
Lubin
8
France flag
Michel Soro photo
Soro
9
Brazil flag
Patrick Teixeira photo
Teixeira
10
Australia flag
Tim Tszyu photo
Tszyu
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Brazil flag Patrick Teixeira (31-1-0)

WBO World Junior Middleweight Champion

  1. (16-0-1)
  2. (17-0-0)
  3. (29-2-1)
  4. (24-1-0)
  5. Russian Federation flag Bakhram Murtazaliev
    (18-0-0)
  6. Russian Federation flag Magomed Kurbanov
    (21-0-0)
  7. (29-4-0)
  8. (17-1-1)
  9. (33-0-0)
  10. (13-1-0)
  11. (20-3-1)
  12. Mexico flag Carlos Ocampo
    (27-1-0)
  13. United Kingdom flag Hamzah Sheeraz
    (12-0-0)
  14. Hungary flag Balazs Bacskai
    (14-0-0)
  15. Emmany Kalombo
    (14-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jermell Charlo (34-1-0)

IBF World Junior Middleweight Champion

  1. Russian Federation flag Bakhram Murtazaliev
    (18-0-0)
  2. (29-4-0)
  3. (17-0-0)
  4. (24-1-0)
  5. (21-0-0)
  6. (32-5-1)
  7. (14-0-0)
  8. (16-2-1)
  9. (18-0-0)
  10. (20-2-1)
  11. (27-2-1)
  12. Germany flag Abass Baraou
    (9-1-0)
  13. United Kingdom flag Troy Williamson
    (15-0-1)
  14. Morocco flag Mohammed Rabii
    (10-0-0)
  15. Spain flag Jorge Fortea
    (21-2-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jermell Charlo (34-1-0)

WBC World Super Welterweight Champion

  1. (23-1-0)
  2. (33-0-0)
  3. (28-3-0)
  4. (20-2-1)
  5. (27-2-1)
  6. (24-1-0)
  7. (18-0-0)
  8. (16-0-1)
  9. (29-3-2)
  10. (17-0-0)
  11. (29-4-0)
  12. (18-1-0)
  13. (29-2-1)
  14. (14-0-0)
  15. Russian Federation flag Magomed Kurbanov
    (21-0-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jermell Charlo (34-1-0)

WBA Super World Super Welterweight Champion

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Cuba flag Erislandy Lara (27-3-3)

WBA World Super Welterweight Champion

  1. (6-0-0)
  2. (16-0-1)
  3. (24-1-0)
  4. (27-2-1)
  5. Russian Federation flag Magomed Kurbanov
    (21-0-0)
  6. (20-2-1)
  7. (17-0-0)
  8. (31-2-0)
  9. France flag Dylan Charrat
    (20-0-1)
  10. United States flag Thomas Lamanna
    (29-4-1)
  11. United States flag Jamontay Clark
    (15-1-1)
  12. (13-1-0)
  13. Mexico flag Jorge Cota
    (30-4-0)
  14. Venezuela flag Heber Rondon
    (20-0-0)
  15. (16-1-1)

Welterweight (147lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Welterweight Champion

Vacant

1
United States flag
Errol Spence Jr photo
Spence Jr
2
United States flag
Terence Crawford photo
Crawford
3
Philippines flag
Manny Pacquiao photo
Pacquiao
4
United States flag
Keith Thurman photo
Thurman
5
United States flag
Shawn Porter photo
Porter
6
Cuba flag
Yordenis Ugas photo
Ugas
7
United States flag
Danny Garcia photo
Garcia
8
Uzbekistan flag
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov photo
Abdukakhorov
9
Kazakhstan flag
Sergey Lipinets photo
Lipinets
10
United States flag
Mikey Garcia photo
Garcia
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Terence Crawford (37-0-0)

WBO World Welterweight Champion

  1. (31-3-1)
  2. (16-0-0)
  3. (40-1-0)
  4. (18-0-1)
  5. (22-1-1)
  6. United Kingdom flag Michael McKinson
    (19-0-0)
  7. (26-0-0)
  8. (27-1-3)
  9. (16-1-1)
  10. (26-3-1)
  11. Japan flag Yuki Beppu
    (21-1-1)
  12. (17-0-0)
  13. (12-0-0)
  14. United Kingdom flag Lewis Crocker
    (12-0-0)
  15. United States flag Brian Ceballo
    (12-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Errol Spence Jr (27-0-0)

IBF World Welterweight Champion

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Vacant

IBF Interim World Welterweight Champion

  1. (17-0-0)
  2. (31-3-1)
  3. (16-1-1)
  4. (18-0-1)
  5. Japan flag Keita Obara
    (23-4-1)
  6. (26-3-1)
  7. Ukraine flag Ivan Golub
    (18-1-0)
  8. (27-1-3)
  9. (10-0-0)
  10. (26-0-0)
  11. (23-0-0)
  12. Ukraine flag Karen Chukhadzhyan
    (16-1-0)
  13. Armenia flag Aram Amirkhanyan
    (13-0-1)
  14. (16-1-0)
  15. (10-0-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Errol Spence Jr (27-0-0)

WBC World Welterweight Champion

  1. (31-3-1)
  2. (40-1-0)
  3. (29-1-0)
  4. (36-3-0)
  5. (16-0-0)
  6. (22-1-1)
  7. (26-3-1)
  8. (17-0-0)
  9. (38-8-0)
  10. (34-5-0)
  11. (39-3-0)
  12. (26-0-0)
  13. South Africa flag Thulani Mbenge
    (17-1-0)
  14. Mexico flag Santiago Dominguez
    (24-0-0)
  15. (23-0-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Philippines flag Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2)

WBA Super World Welterweight Champion

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Cuba flag Yordenis Ugas (26-4-0)

WBA World Welterweight Champion

  1. (27-1-0)
  2. Venezuela flag Gabriel Maestre
    (3-0-0)
  3. (13-0-0)
  4. (40-1-0)
  5. (23-0-0)
  6. Argentina flag Alberto Ignacio Palmetta
    (15-1-0)
  7. (29-3-2)
  8. (26-4-2)
  9. (26-3-1)
  10. Canada flag Cody Crowley
    (19-0-0)
  11. (17-0-0)
  12. (29-1-0)
  13. Ukraine flag Karen Chukhadzhyan
    (16-1-0)
  14. France flag Sandy Messaoud
    (14-6-0)
  15. Georgia flag Khariton Agrba
    (4-0-0)

Super Lightweight (140lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
United Kingdom flag
Josh Taylor photo

The Ring Junior Welterweight Champion

Josh Taylor

17-0-0

1
United States flag
Jose Carlos Ramirez photo
Ramirez
2
United States flag
Regis Prograis photo
Prograis
3
United States flag
Jose Zepeda photo
Zepeda
4
Ukraine flag
Viktor Postol photo
Postol
5
United States flag
Arnold Barboza Jr photo
Barboza Jr
6
Russian Federation flag
Ivan Baranchyk photo
Baranchyk
7
United States flag
Mario Barrios photo
Barrios
8
Belarus flag
Kiryl Relikh photo
Relikh
9
Kazakhstan flag
Batyrzhan Jukembayev photo
Jukembayev

18-0-0

10
Uzbekistan flag
Shohjahon Ergashev photo
Ergashev
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jose Carlos Ramirez (26-0-0)

WBO World Junior Welterweight Champion

  1. (26-0-0)
  2. (19-0-0)
  3. (25-0-0)
  4. (33-2-0)
  5. (25-1-0)
  6. (28-3-0)
  7. (31-3-0)
  8. (19-0-0)
  9. Puerto Rico flag Yomar Alamo
    (18-0-1)
  10. United Kingdom flag Sam Maxwell
    (14-0-0)
  11. (21-1-0)
  12. United States flag Julian Rodriguez
    (21-0-0)
  13. (40-4-0)
  14. Puerto Rico flag Danielito Zorrilla
    (14-0-0)
  15. (18-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Josh Taylor (17-0-0)

IBF World Junior Welterweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. (19-0-0)
  4. (19-0-0)
  5. Argentina flag Jeremias Nicolas Ponce
    (27-0-0)
  6. (21-1-0)
  7. (16-1-0)
  8. Kazakhstan flag Batyrzhan Jukembayev
    (18-0-0)
  9. (25-1-0)
  10. United States flag Samuel Teah
    (17-3-1)
  11. (29-2-0)
  12. Japan flag Andy Hiraoka
    (16-0-0)
  13. Thailand flag Apinan Kongsong
    (16-1-0)
  14. Armenia flag Petros Ananyan
    (15-2-2)
  15. United States flag Cletus Seldin
    (25-1-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jose Carlos Ramirez (26-0-0)

WBC World Super Lightweight Champion

  1. (33-2-0)
  2. (25-1-0)
  3. (31-3-0)
  4. (25-0-0)
  5. (33-7-1)
  6. (27-1-3)
  7. (20-2-0)
  8. (37-2-0)
  9. Kazakhstan flag Batyrzhan Jukembayev
    (18-0-0)
  10. (26-0-0)
  11. (24-1-1)
  12. (29-2-0)
  13. (21-1-0)
  14. (16-1-0)
  15. (22-2-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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United Kingdom flag Josh Taylor (17-0-0)

WBA Super World Super Lightweight Champion

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United States flag Mario Barrios (26-0-0)

WBA World Super Lightweight Champion

  1. Dominican Republic flag Alberto Puello
    (18-0-0)
  2. (21-1-0)
  3. (27-1-1)
  4. (25-1-0)
  5. (8-1-0)
  6. (10-0-0)
  7. (37-2-0)
  8. (19-0-0)
  9. Mexico flag Antonio DeMarco
    (33-9-1)
  10. United States flag Jesus Alejandro Ramos
    (14-0-0)
  11. United States flag Cletus Seldin
    (25-1-0)
  12. Argentina flag Fabian Andres Maidana
    (17-1-0)
  13. Kazakhstan flag Batyrzhan Jukembayev
    (18-0-0)
  14. Puerto Rico flag Jovanie Santiago
    (14-0-1)
  15. Venezuela flag Jesus Correa
    (13-0-0)

Lightweight (135lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
United States flag
Teofimo Lopez photo

The Ring Lightweight Champion

Teofimo Lopez

16-0-0

1
Ukraine flag
Vasyl Lomachenko photo
Lomachenko
2
United States flag
Ryan Garcia photo
Garcia
3
United States flag
Devin Haney photo
Haney
4
Ghana flag
Richard Commey photo
Commey
5
United States flag
Robert Easter Jr photo
Easter Jr
6
United Kingdom flag
Luke Campbell photo
Campbell
7
Dominican Republic flag
Javier Fortuna photo
Fortuna
8
Venezuela flag
Jorge Linares photo
Linares
9
Australia flag
George Kambosos Jnr photo
Kambosos Jnr
10
Japan flag
Masayoshi Nakatani photo
Nakatani
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Teofimo Lopez (16-0-0)

WBO World Lightweight Champion

  1. (19-0-0)
  2. (14-2-0)
  3. Ukraine flag Denys Berinchyk
    (14-0-0)
  4. (32-1-0)
  5. (19-1-0)
  6. (28-3-0)
  7. (47-5-0)
  8. Japan flag Shuichiro Yoshino
    (13-0-0)
  9. (28-3-0)
  10. Australia flag Jacob Ng
    (14-0-0)
  11. (23-1-0)
  12. (22-2-0)
  13. (20-1-1)
  14. (19-0-0)
  15. Chile flag Jose Sanchez
    (18-1-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Teofimo Lopez (16-0-0)

IBF World Lightweight Champion

  1. (19-0-0)
  2. (20-1-1)
  3. Argentina flag Gustavo Daniel Lemos
    (25-0-0)
  4. (28-3-0)
  5. (14-2-0)
  6. Ukraine flag Denys Berinchyk
    (14-0-0)
  7. (32-1-0)
  8. (12-1-0)
  9. Australia flag Jacob Ng
    (14-0-0)
  10. (19-1-0)
  11. (19-0-0)
  12. (28-3-0)
  13. (29-3-0)
  14. Russian Federation flag Elnur Samedov
    (11-1-0)
  15. Japan flag Shuichiro Yoshino
    (13-0-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Teofimo Lopez (16-0-0)

WBC Franchise Lightweight Champion

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United States flag Devin Haney (25-0-0)

WBC World Lightweight Champion

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United States flag Ryan Garcia (21-0-0)

WBC Interim World Lightweight Champion

  1. (14-2-0)
  2. (36-2-1)
  3. (47-5-0)
  4. (27-2-2)
  5. France flag Yvan Mendy
    (46-5-1)
  6. (29-3-0)
  7. (19-1-0)
  8. (20-4-0)
  9. (12-1-0)
  10. (32-1-0)
  11. (19-0-0)
  12. (23-3-0)
  13. Japan flag Shuichiro Yoshino
    (13-0-0)
  14. (28-3-0)
  15. (22-5-2)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Teofimo Lopez (16-0-0)

WBA Super World Lightweight Champion

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United States flag Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis (24-0-0)

WBA World Lightweight Champion

  1. (12-0-0)
  2. (14-2-0)
  3. (47-5-0)
  4. (22-1-1)
  5. Dominican Republic flag Jackson Marinez
    (19-1-0)
  6. (20-1-1)
  7. (28-3-0)
  8. Nicaragua flag Oliver Flores
    (30-3-2)
  9. Canada flag Josh O’Reilly
    (16-1-0)
  10. (19-0-0)
  11. Japan flag Shuichiro Yoshino
    (13-0-0)
  12. (22-2-0)
  13. United States flag Justin Pauldo
    (14-1-0)
  14. (12-1-0)
  15. Russian Federation flag Zapir Rasulov
    (35-1-0)

Super Featherweight (130lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Junior Lightweight Champion

Vacant

1
Mexico flag
Miguel Berchelt photo
Berchelt
2
United States flag
Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis photo
Davis
3
United States flag
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz photo
Diaz
4
United States flag
Jamel Herring photo
Herring
5
United States flag
Tevin Farmer photo
Farmer
6
United States flag
Shakur Stevenson photo
Stevenson
7
United States flag
Chris Colbert photo
Colbert
8
Venezuela flag
Roger Gutierrez photo
Gutierrez
9
Nicaragua flag
Rene Alvarado photo
Alvarado
10
Japan flag
Masayuki Ito photo
Ito
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Jamel Herring (22-2-0)

WBO World Junior Lightweight Champion

  1. (15-0-0)
  2. (28-0-0)
  3. Namibia flag Jeremiah Nakathila
    (20-1-0)
  4. (28-2-0)
  5. (19-0-0)
  6. Puerto Rico flag Abraham Nova
    (19-0-0)
  7. (25-1-1)
  8. Tajikistan flag Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov
    (16-0-0)
  9. Philippines flag Joe Noynay
    (18-2-2)
  10. Russian Federation flag Mark Urvanov
    (18-2-1)
  11. (20-1-1)
  12. Morocco flag Moussa Gholam
    (15-0-0)
  13. United States flag Albert Bell
    (17-0-0)
  14. Japan flag Kosuke Saka
    (20-5-0)
  15. Russian Federation flag Ruslan Kamilov
    (9-0-1)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz (31-1-0)

IBF World Junior Lightweight Champion

  1. (15-0-0)
  2. Vacant
  3. (25-1-1)
  4. (24-1-2)
  5. South Africa flag Azinga Fuzile
    (14-1-0)
  6. (24-1-0)
  7. (30-5-1)
  8. France flag Samir Ziani
    (32-3-1)
  9. (11-0-0)
  10. (48-2-1)
  11. Australia flag Bruno Tarimo
    (25-2-2)
  12. Argentina flag Jose Matias Romero
    (24-0-0)
  13. Ireland flag John Joe Nevin
    (14-0-0)
  14. Philippines flag Joe Noynay
    (18-2-2)
  15. Japan flag Hironori Mishiro
    (10-0-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Miguel Berchelt (37-1-0)

WBC World Super Featherweight Champion

  1. (28-0-0)
  2. (15-0-0)
  3. United States flag O’Shaquie Foster
    (18-2-0)
  4. (37-2-1)
  5. Tajikistan flag Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov
    (16-0-0)
  6. (30-5-1)
  7. (32-9-0)
  8. Mexico flag Eduardo Hernandez
    (30-1-0)
  9. (21-5-2)
  10. France flag Samir Ziani
    (32-3-1)
  11. Cuba flag Pablo Vicente
    (16-1-0)
  12. Mexico flag Jhonny Gonzalez
    (68-11-0)
  13. Japan flag Hironori Mishiro
    (10-0-1)
  14. United States flag Albert Bell
    (17-0-0)
  15. (25-1-1)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis (24-0-0)

WBA Super World Super Featherweight Champion

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Venezuela flag Roger Gutierrez (25-3-1)

WBA World Super Featherweight Champion

  1. (15-0-0)
  2. (16-0-0)
  3. (25-3-1)
  4. Puerto Rico flag Abraham Nova
    (19-0-0)
  5. (25-1-1)
  6. (21-5-2)
  7. Cuba flag Pablo Vicente
    (16-1-0)
  8. Dominican Republic flag Claudio Marrero
    (24-5-0)
  9. (18-1-0)
  10. (16-2-0)
  11. (11-0-0)
  12. (48-2-1)
  13. Nicaragua flag Francisco Fonseca
    (27-3-2)
  14. Ireland flag John Joe Nevin
    (14-0-0)
  15. Australia flag Billel Dib
    (24-3-0)

Featherweight (126lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Featherweight Champion

Vacant

1
United Kingdom flag
Josh Warrington photo
Warrington
2
United States flag
Gary Russell Jr photo
Russell Jr
4
United Kingdom flag
Kid Galahad photo
Galahad
5
Mexico flag
Emanuel Navarrete photo
Navarrete
6
Philippines flag
Mark Magsayo photo
Magsayo
7
Mongolia flag
Tugstsogt Nyambayar photo
Nyambayar
8
United States flag
Jessie Magdaleno photo
Magdaleno
9
United States flag
Joet Gonzalez photo
Gonzalez
10
United States flag
Ruben Villa photo
Villa
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Emanuel Navarrete (32-1-0)

WBO World Featherweight Champion

  1. (30-3-0)
  2. (24-1-0)
  3. (28-1-0)
  4. Japan flag Musashi Mori
    (12-0-0)
  5. (27-1-0)
  6. (26-2-0)
  7. (18-1-0)
  8. (21-0-0)
  9. (20-0-3)
  10. Puerto Rico flag Pedro Marquez Medina
    (12-1-0)
  11. Puerto Rico flag Bryan Chevalier
    (14-1-1)
  12. Brazil flag Antonio Paulo Soares
    (11-1-0)
  13. (26-3-2)
  14. Panama flag Jose Nunez
    (11-0-2)
  15. Australia flag Brock Jarvis
    (18-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Vacant

IBF World Featherweight Champion

  1. (27-1-0)
  2. Vacant
  3. (30-3-0)
  4. (21-0-0)
  5. Spain flag Andoni Gago
    (24-3-3)
  6. Australia flag Brock Jarvis
    (18-0-0)
  7. (14-0-0)
  8. Japan flag Hiroshige Osawa
    (36-5-4)
  9. (26-3-2)
  10. Mexico flag Mauricio Lara
    (21-2-0)
  11. Japan flag Ryo Sagawa
    (10-1-0)
  12. Japan flag Reiya Abe
    (20-3-1)
  13. (20-0-3)
  14. Mexico flag Isaac Avelar
    (17-2-0)
  15. Japan flag Ryo Matsumoto
    (24-3-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Gary Russell Jr (31-1-0)

WBC World Featherweight Champion

  1. (34-0-0)
  2. (28-1-0)
  3. Mexico flag Eduardo Ramirez
    (24-2-3)
  4. (12-1-0)
  5. South Africa flag Lerato Dlamini
    (14-1-0)
  6. (21-0-0)
  7. (27-1-0)
  8. (24-1-0)
  9. Japan flag Ryo Sagawa
    (10-1-0)
  10. (20-0-3)
  11. Mexico flag Julio Ceja
    (32-4-1)
  12. (21-2-0)
  13. (14-0-0)
  14. Spain flag Andoni Gago
    (24-3-3)
  15. (26-5-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Leo Santa Cruz (37-2-1)

WBA Super World Featherweight Champion

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China flag Can Xu (18-2-0)

WBA World Featherweight Champion

  1. Mexico flag Eduardo Ramirez
    (24-2-3)
  2. Japan flag Hiroshige Osawa
    (36-5-4)
  3. Dominican Republic flag Hector Luis Garcia
    (12-0-0)
  4. Panama flag Bryan De Gracia
    (26-2-1)
  5. Dominican Republic flag Yohan Vasquez
    (24-2-0)
  6. (38-6-1)
  7. (27-3-2)
  8. (12-1-0)
  9. (21-0-0)
  10. Armenia flag Andranik Grigoryan
    (12-0-0)
  11. Mexico flag Isaac Avelar
    (17-2-0)
  12. (36-3-0)
  13. Argentina flag Ckari Cani Mansilla
    (15-1-0)
  14. Thailand flag Anurak Thisa
    (25-2-0)
  15. Nicaragua flag Marcio Soza
    (21-6-2)

Super Bantamweight (122lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Junior Featherweight Champion

Vacant

1
Mexico flag
Rey Vargas photo
Vargas
2
Uzbekistan flag
Murodjon Akhmadaliev photo
Akhmadaliev
3
United States flag
Daniel Roman photo
Roman
4
Japan flag
Ryosuke Iwasa photo
Iwasa
5
United States flag
Brandon Figueroa photo
Figueroa
6
United States flag
Angelo Leo photo
Leo
7
Japan flag
Hiroaki Teshigawara photo
Teshigawara

22-2-2

8
Japan flag
Tomoki Kameda photo
Kameda
9
Armenia flag
Azat Hovhannisyan photo
Hovhannisyan
10
United States flag
Stephen Fulton photo
Fulton
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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United States flag Angelo Leo (20-0-0)

WBO World Junior Featherweight Champion

  1. (18-0-0)
  2. (14-0-0)
  3. (28-3-1)
  4. (29-0-1)
  5. United States flag Carlos Castro
    (26-0-0)
  6. Philippines flag Jeo Santisima
    (20-3-0)
  7. Mexico flag Ricardo Espinoza Franco
    (25-3-0)
  8. Ghana flag Wasiru Mohammed
    (12-0-0)
  9. Romania flag Ionut Baluta
    (14-2-0)
  10. (21-2-0)
  11. Philippines flag Alie Laurel
    (18-5-1)
  12. Ghana flag Isaac Sackey
    (24-1-1)
  13. Japan flag Ryo Akaho
    (36-2-2)
  14. Mexico flag Jose Martin Estrada Garcia
    (12-2-1)
  15. Philippines flag Jhunriel Ramonal
    (17-8-6)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Uzbekistan flag Murodjon Akhmadaliev (8-0-0)

IBF World Junior Featherweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Japan flag Hiroaki Teshigawara
    (22-2-2)
  4. (34-3-0)
  5. United States flag Carlos Castro
    (26-0-0)
  6. (28-3-1)
  7. (29-0-1)
  8. (24-1-0)
  9. (18-1-0)
  10. United States flag Raeese Aleem
    (17-0-0)
  11. (13-0-2)
  12. Japan flag Ryo Akaho
    (36-2-2)
  13. Philippines flag Albert Pagara
    (33-1-0)
  14. United States flag Vic Pasillas
    (16-0-0)
  15. Philippines flag Jhunriel Ramonal
    (17-8-6)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Luis Nery (31-0-0)

WBC World Super Bantamweight Champion

  1. United States flag Carlos Castro
    (26-0-0)
  2. (28-3-1)
  3. (32-3-0)
  4. Japan flag Hiroaki Teshigawara
    (22-2-2)
  5. South Africa flag Lodumo Lamati
    (16-0-1)
  6. Thailand flag Thattana Luangphon
    (13-0-1)
  7. (18-3-0)
  8. Mexico flag Aaron Alameda
    (25-1-0)
  9. Philippines flag Jhunriel Ramonal
    (17-8-6)
  10. Spain flag Kiko Martinez
    (41-9-2)
  11. Dominican Republic flag Abigail Medina
    (20-4-2)
  12. (29-0-1)
  13. (24-1-0)
  14. (22-2-0)
  15. Japan flag Shingo Wake
    (27-6-2)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Uzbekistan flag Murodjon Akhmadaliev (8-0-0)

WBA Super World Super Bantamweight Champion

Belt icon

United States flag Brandon Figueroa (21-0-1)

WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion

  1. (18-3-0)
  2. United States flag Raeese Aleem
    (17-0-0)
  3. (28-3-1)
  4. (21-2-1)
  5. Nicaragua flag Alexander Mejia
    (16-1-0)
  6. (24-1-0)
  7. (14-0-0)
  8. United States flag Vic Pasillas
    (16-0-0)
  9. (26-5-0)
  10. Venezuela flag Lorenzo Parra II
    (20-1-0)
  11. Colombia flag Jose Sanmartin
    (31-5-1)
  12. Colombia flag Oscar Negrete
    (19-2-2)
  13. Australia flag Bruno Tarimo
    (25-2-2)
  14. Mexico flag Leonardo Baez
    (18-3-0)
  15. Dominican Republic flag Luis Reynaldo Nunez
    (9-0-0)

Bantamweight (118lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Japan flag
Naoya Inoue photo

The Ring Bantamweight Champion

Naoya Inoue

20-0-0

1
Philippines flag
Nonito Donaire photo
Donaire
2
France flag
Nordine Oubaali photo
Oubaali
3
Philippines flag
John Riel Casimero photo
Casimero
4
Puerto Rico flag
Emmanuel Rodriguez photo
Rodriguez
5
South Africa flag
Zolani Tete photo
Tete
6
Japan flag
Takuma Inoue photo
Inoue
7
Australia flag
Jason Moloney photo
Moloney
8
Cuba flag
Guillermo Rigondeaux photo
Rigondeaux
9
Colombia flag
Oscar Negrete photo
Negrete

19-2-2

10
Philippines flag
Mike Plania photo
Plania
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Philippines flag John Riel Casimero (30-4-0)

WBO World Bantamweight Champion

  1. Ghana flag Joseph Agbeko
    (37-5-0)
  2. (24-1-0)
  3. (30-2-1)
  4. (32-2-0)
  5. Russian Federation flag Nikolay Potapov
    (22-2-1)
  6. (22-2-2)
  7. (28-4-0)
  8. (17-1-1)
  9. (13-1-0)
  10. (27-4-1)
  11. Philippines flag Vincent Astrolabio
    (15-3-0)
  12. Mexico flag Joselito Velasquez
    (12-0-0)
  13. Nicaragua flag Melvin Lopez
    (24-1-0)
  14. (13-1-0)
  15. Colombia flag Oscar Negrete
    (19-2-2)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Japan flag Naoya Inoue (20-0-0)

IBF World Bantamweight Champion

  1. (30-2-1)
  2. Vacant
  3. (32-2-0)
  4. Japan flag Keita Kurihara
    (15-6-0)
  5. (9-0-0)
  6. Russian Federation flag Nikolay Potapov
    (22-2-1)
  7. (22-2-2)
  8. Japan flag Yuki Strong Kobayashi
    (16-9-0)
  9. Thailand flag Sukpraserd Ponpitak
    (26-11-0)
  10. France flag Karim Guerfi
    (29-4-0)
  11. (18-0-0)
  12. (21-2-0)
  13. (27-4-1)
  14. Chile flag Jose Velasquez
    (28-6-2)
  15. Cuba flag Leosdan Nunez
    (11-0-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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France flag Nordine Oubaali (17-0-0)

WBC World Bantamweight Champion

Belt icon

Philippines flag Reymart Gaballo (24-0-0)

WBC Interim World Bantamweight Champion

  1. (40-6-0)
  2. Thailand flag Nawaphon Kaikanha
    (50-1-1)
  3. (16-1-0)
  4. (19-2-0)
  5. (13-1-0)
  6. (23-2-5)
  7. (21-2-0)
  8. (28-4-0)
  9. (32-2-0)
  10. Japan flag Keita Kurihara
    (15-6-0)
  11. Thailand flag Tasana Salapat
    (58-1-0)
  12. (17-3-0)
  13. Colombia flag Oscar Negrete
    (19-2-2)
  14. (17-1-1)
  15. (30-2-1)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Japan flag Naoya Inoue (20-0-0)

WBA Super World Bantamweight Champion

Belt icon

Cuba flag Guillermo Rigondeaux (20-1-0)

WBA World Bantamweight Champion

  1. (18-0-0)
  2. Ghana flag Manyo Plange
    (20-0-1)
  3. (17-3-0)
  4. Thailand flag Tasana Salapat
    (58-1-0)
  5. (30-6-1)
  6. Cuba flag Leosdan Nunez
    (11-0-0)
  7. (21-5-0)
  8. (17-1-1)
  9. (21-2-0)
  10. Nicaragua flag Melvin Lopez
    (24-1-0)
  11. Chile flag Jose Velasquez
    (28-6-2)
  12. Mexico flag Ricardo Espinoza Franco
    (25-3-0)
  13. China flag Jun Zhao
    (13-2-2)
  14. France flag Elie Konki
    (10-0-0)
  15. Venezuela flag Yoel Finol
    (3-0-0)

Super Flyweight (115lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Mexico flag
Juan Francisco Estrada photo

The Ring Junior Bantamweight Champion

Juan Francisco Estrada

41-3-0

1
Thailand flag
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai photo
Rungvisai
2
Nicaragua flag
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez photo
Gonzalez
3
Japan flag
Kazuto Ioka photo
Ioka
4
Philippines flag
Jerwin Ancajas photo
Ancajas
5
United Kingdom flag
Kal Yafai photo
Yafai
6
United States flag
Joshua Franco photo
Franco
7
Mexico flag
Francisco Rodriguez Jr photo
Rodriguez Jr

33-4-1

8
Australia flag
Andrew Moloney photo
Moloney
9
Puerto Rico flag
Jeyvier Cintron photo
Cintron
10
Mexico flag
Carlos Cuadras photo
Cuadras
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Japan flag Kazuto Ioka (26-2-0)

WBO World Junior Bantamweight Champion

  1. (49-5-1)
  2. Mexico flag Francisco Rodriguez Jr
    (33-4-1)
  3. South Africa flag Yanga Sigqibo
    (14-1-1)
  4. (20-4-0)
  5. (36-3-1)
  6. United States flag Jarico O’Quinn
    (14-0-1)
  7. (15-1-0)
  8. (16-1-0)
  9. Ghana flag Manyo Plange
    (20-0-1)
  10. (11-1-0)
  11. Philippines flag KJ Cataraja
    (12-0-0)
  12. (32-0-0)
  13. Panama flag Orlando Penalba
    (10-0-0)
  14. United Kingdom flag Quaise Khademi
    (8-0-0)
  15. Japan flag Ryoji Fukunaga
    (13-4-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Philippines flag Jerwin Ancajas (32-1-2)

IBF World Junior Bantamweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Mexico flag Jonathan Javier Rodriguez
    (22-1-0)
  4. Italy flag Mohammed Obbadi
    (21-1-0)
  5. Mexico flag Francisco Rodriguez Jr
    (33-4-1)
  6. (15-0-0)
  7. Japan flag Koki Eto
    (24-5-1)
  8. Philippines flag Jade Bornea
    (15-0-0)
  9. Japan flag Ryoji Fukunaga
    (13-4-0)
  10. Mexico flag Iran Diaz
    (19-3-3)
  11. Japan flag Akio Furutani
    (9-4-0)
  12. (29-2-0)
  13. Thailand flag Komgrich Nantapech
    (29-5-0)
  14. (32-0-0)
  15. Venezuela flag Franklin Gonzalez
    (24-0-0)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Juan Francisco Estrada (41-3-0)

WBC World Super Flyweight Champion

  1. (49-5-1)
  2. (39-4-1)
  3. (36-3-1)
  4. Argentina flag Fernando Daniel Martinez
    (12-0-0)
  5. (21-1-0)
  6. (15-1-0)
  7. (26-1-0)
  8. (22-5-0)
  9. (30-9-5)
  10. South Africa flag Yanga Sigqibo
    (14-1-1)
  11. Mexico flag Israel Gonzalez
    (26-4-0)
  12. (15-0-0)
  13. (10-1-0)
  14. Japan flag Ryoji Fukunaga
    (13-4-0)
  15. Philippines flag Jade Bornea
    (15-0-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Nicaragua flag Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez (50-2-0)

WBA Super World Super Flyweight Champion

Belt icon

United States flag Joshua Franco (17-1-2)

WBA World Super Flyweight Champion

  1. Thailand flag Sirichai Thaiyen
    (58-4-0)
  2. (21-1-0)
  3. Venezuela flag Franklin Gonzalez
    (24-0-0)
  4. Mexico flag Francisco Rodriguez Jr
    (33-4-1)
  5. (30-9-5)
  6. (26-1-0)
  7. Mexico flag Israel Gonzalez
    (26-4-0)
  8. Colombia flag Pablo Carrillo
    (25-7-1)
  9. (32-0-0)
  10. Guyana flag Elton Dharry
    (24-6-1)
  11. Thailand flag Nattapong Jankaew
    (7-0-0)
  12. Nigeria flag Aliu Bamidele Lasisi
    (14-0-1)
  13. (29-2-0)
  14. Argentina flag Lucas Emanuel Fernandez Leone
    (12-3-1)
  15. Panama flag Orlando Penalba
    (10-0-0)

Flyweight (112lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Flyweight Champion

Vacant

1
South Africa flag
Moruti Mthalane photo
Mthalane
2
Mexico flag
Julio Cesar Martinez photo
Martinez
3
Azerbaijan flag
Artem Dalakian photo
Dalakian
4
Japan flag
Junto Nakatani photo
Nakatani
5
Japan flag
Masayuki Kuroda photo
Kuroda

30-8-3

6
Nicaragua flag
Cristofer Rosales photo
Rosales
7
United Kingdom flag
Jay Harris photo
Harris
8
Puerto Rico flag
Angel Acosta photo
Acosta

21-2-0

9
Mexico flag
Joselito Velasquez photo
Velasquez

12-0-0

10
Puerto Rico flag
McWilliams Arroyo photo
Arroyo
WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

Japan flag Junto Nakatani (21-0-0)

WBO World Flyweight Champion

  1. Puerto Rico flag Angel Acosta
    (21-2-0)
  2. (15-0-0)
  3. Germany flag Mirco Martin
    (14-0-1)
  4. United States flag Ricardo Rafael Sandoval
    (18-1-0)
  5. Uzbekistan flag Olimjon Nazarov
    (25-5-0)
  6. China flag Wenfeng Ge
    (12-1-0)
  7. (31-5-0)
  8. (18-1-0)
  9. Chile flag Andres Campos
    (9-0-0)
  10. Japan flag Ryota Yamauchi
    (7-1-0)
  11. Philippines flag Giemel Magramo
    (24-2-0)
  12. Colombia flag Jose Soto
    (15-0-0)
  13. South Africa flag Jackson Chauke
    (19-1-1)
  14. (10-1-0)
  15. United Kingdom flag Harvey Horn
    (8-0-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

South Africa flag Moruti Mthalane (39-2-0)

IBF World Flyweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Philippines flag Jayson Mama
    (15-0-0)
  4. (10-1-0)
  5. United States flag Ricardo Rafael Sandoval
    (18-1-0)
  6. Philippines flag Jayr Raquinel
    (12-1-1)
  7. Mexico flag Joselito Velasquez
    (12-0-0)
  8. (18-1-0)
  9. Spain flag Samuel Carmona
    (4-0-0)
  10. Japan flag Ryota Yamauchi
    (7-1-0)
  11. Mexico flag Hugo Rosendo Guarneros
    (18-4-2)
  12. Puerto Rico flag Angel Acosta
    (21-2-0)
  13. (31-5-0)
  14. Philippines flag Dave Apolinario
    (14-0-0)
  15. Germany flag Mirco Martin
    (14-0-1)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Julio Cesar Martinez (17-1-0)

WBC World Flyweight Champion

  1. (20-4-0)
  2. Mexico flag Francisco Rodriguez Jr
    (33-4-1)
  3. (31-5-0)
  4. (18-1-0)
  5. Puerto Rico flag Angel Acosta
    (21-2-0)
  6. South Africa flag Jackson Chauke
    (19-1-1)
  7. Germany flag Mirco Martin
    (14-0-1)
  8. Thailand flag Thananchai Charunphak
    (11-1-0)
  9. Philippines flag Jayr Raquinel
    (12-1-1)
  10. Philippines flag Giemel Magramo
    (24-2-0)
  11. Philippines flag Jonathan Taconing
    (28-4-1)
  12. Philippines flag Genisis Libranza
    (19-1-0)
  13. Japan flag Masayuki Kuroda
    (30-8-3)
  14. Mexico flag Miguel Angel Herrera
    (20-3-5)
  15. Mexico flag Maximino Flores
    (25-4-2)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Azerbaijan flag Artem Dalakian (20-0-0)

WBA World Flyweight Champion

  1. (39-8-0)
  2. Japan flag Ryota Yamauchi
    (7-1-0)
  3. Thailand flag Noknoi Sitthiprasert
    (72-5-0)
  4. Spain flag Samuel Carmona
    (4-0-0)
  5. Italy flag Mohammed Obbadi
    (21-1-0)
  6. (18-1-0)
  7. (31-5-0)
  8. Colombia flag Jose Soto
    (15-0-0)
  9. Japan flag Tetsuya Hisada
    (34-10-2)
  10. Colombia flag Robert Barrera
    (23-3-0)
  11. United States flag Ricardo Rafael Sandoval
    (18-1-0)
  12. Philippines flag Dave Apolinario
    (14-0-0)
  13. Venezuela flag Keiver Fernandez
    (21-1-1)
  14. (10-1-0)
  15. Chile flag Andres Campos
    (9-0-0)

Jr Flyweight (108lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Japan flag
Hiroto Kyoguchi photo

The Ring Junior Flyweight Champion

Hiroto Kyoguchi

14-0-0

1
Japan flag
Kenshiro Teraji photo
Teraji
2
Nicaragua flag
Felix Alvarado photo
Alvarado
3
South Africa flag
Hekkie Budler photo
Budler

32-4-0

4
Venezuela flag
Carlos Canizales photo
Canizales
5
Mexico flag
Elwin Soto photo
Soto
6
Japan flag
Tetsuya Hisada photo
Hisada

34-10-2

7
Philippines flag
Edward Heno photo
Heno

14-1-5

8
Japan flag
Sho Kimura photo
Kimura
9
Argentina flag
Agustin Mauro Gauto photo
Gauto

16-0-0

10
United States flag
Jesse Rodriguez photo
Rodriguez

13-0-0

WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
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Mexico flag Elwin Soto (18-1-0)

WBO World Junior Flyweight Champion

  1. Argentina flag Agustin Mauro Gauto
    (16-0-0)
  2. United States flag Jesse Rodriguez
    (13-0-0)
  3. (19-3-2)
  4. United States flag Jonathan Gonzalez
    (23-3-1)
  5. Japan flag Riku Kano
    (17-4-1)
  6. Thailand flag Thanongsak Simsri
    (14-0-0)
  7. South Africa flag Sivenathi Nontshinga
    (9-0-0)
  8. Puerto Rico flag Rene Santiago Garcia
    (8-2-0)
  9. Philippines flag Mark Vicelles
    (12-0-1)
  10. Nicaragua flag Byron Rojas
    (27-4-3)
  11. Japan flag Masamichi Yabuki
    (12-3-0)
  12. Cuba flag Daniel Matellon
    (11-0-2)
  13. Indonesia flag Andika D’Golden Boy
    (17-0-0)
  14. China flag Xiang Li
    (8-2-2)
  15. Mexico flag Erik Omar Lopez Garcia
    (15-5-1)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
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Nicaragua flag Felix Alvarado (36-2-0)

IBF World Junior Flyweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. South Africa flag Sivenathi Nontshinga
    (9-0-0)
  4. Mexico flag Abraham Rodriguez
    (27-2-0)
  5. Philippines flag Christian Araneta
    (19-1-0)
  6. Japan flag Yuto Takahashi
    (11-4-0)
  7. Japan flag Kenichi Horikawa
    (41-16-1)
  8. United States flag Jonathan Gonzalez
    (23-3-1)
  9. Japan flag Masamichi Yabuki
    (12-3-0)
  10. Venezuela flag Ronald Chacon
    (24-1-1)
  11. South Africa flag DeeJay Kriel
    (16-2-1)
  12. Japan flag Riku Kano
    (17-4-1)
  13. Philippines flag Mark Vicelles
    (12-0-1)
  14. Philippines flag John Michael Zulueta
    (11-0-2)
  15. (19-3-2)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
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Japan flag Kenshiro Teraji (17-0-0)

WBC World Light Flyweight Champion

  1. Japan flag Tetsuya Hisada
    (34-10-2)
  2. Japan flag Masamichi Yabuki
    (12-3-0)
  3. South Africa flag Hekkie Budler
    (32-4-0)
  4. Mexico flag Armando Torres
    (26-18-0)
  5. Japan flag Kenichi Horikawa
    (41-16-1)
  6. Indonesia flag Tibo Monabesa
    (20-1-2)
  7. Philippines flag Edward Heno
    (14-1-5)
  8. Philippines flag Milan Melindo
    (37-5-0)
  9. Philippines flag Mark Vicelles
    (12-0-1)
  10. United States flag Jesse Rodriguez
    (13-0-0)
  11. Philippines flag Jaysever Abcede
    (20-9-0)
  12. Thailand flag Siridech Deebook
    (23-6-1)
  13. Mexico flag Erik Omar Lopez Garcia
    (15-5-1)
  14. South Africa flag Siphamandla Baleni
    (16-3-2)
  15. Thailand flag Tanawat Nakoon
    (11-1-0)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

Japan flag Hiroto Kyoguchi (14-0-0)

WBA Super World Light Flyweight Champion

Belt icon

Venezuela flag Carlos Canizales (22-0-1)

WBA World Light Flyweight Champion

  1. Cuba flag Daniel Matellon
    (11-0-2)
  2. United States flag Jesse Rodriguez
    (13-0-0)
  3. Argentina flag Agustin Mauro Gauto
    (16-0-0)
  4. Japan flag Katsunari Takayama
    (32-8-0)
  5. South Africa flag Nkosinathi Joyi
    (29-5-1)
  6. Mexico flag Erik Omar Lopez Garcia
    (15-5-1)
  7. Japan flag Masamichi Yabuki
    (12-3-0)
  8. Venezuela flag Ronald Chacon
    (24-1-1)
  9. (19-3-2)
  10. Panama flag Azael Villar
    (15-1-3)
  11. Thailand flag Thanongsak Simsri
    (14-0-0)
  12. United States flag Jonathan Gonzalez
    (23-3-1)
  13. Japan flag Kenichi Horikawa
    (41-16-1)
  14. South Africa flag Sivenathi Nontshinga
    (9-0-0)
  15. Venezuela flag Kenny Cano
    (14-2-0)

Minimumweight (105lbs)

The Ring
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Placeholder fighter photo

The Ring Strawweight Champion

Vacant

1
Thailand flag
Thammanoon Niyomtrong photo
Niyomtrong
2
Thailand flag
Panya Pradabsri photo
Pradabsri
3
Thailand flag
Wanheng Menayothin photo
Menayothin
4
Puerto Rico flag
Wilfredo Mendez photo
Mendez
5
Nicaragua flag
Byron Rojas photo
Rojas

27-4-3

6
Philippines flag
Vic Saludar photo
Saludar

20-4-0

7
Mexico flag
Jose Argumedo photo
Argumedo

23-4-1

8
South Africa flag
Simpiwe Konkco photo
Konkco
9
Philippines flag
Pedro Taduran photo
Taduran
10
Philippines flag
Melvin Jerusalem photo
Jerusalem

16-2-0

WBO
Updated: 21 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

Puerto Rico flag Wilfredo Mendez (16-1-0)

WBO World Minimumweight Champion

  1. Japan flag Masataka Taniguchi
    (13-3-0)
  2. Philippines flag Vic Saludar
    (20-4-0)
  3. Mexico flag Abraham Rodriguez
    (27-2-0)
  4. Mexico flag Bryan Mosinos
    (19-2-0)
  5. South Africa flag Siphamandla Baleni
    (16-3-2)
  6. Philippines flag Melvin Jerusalem
    (16-2-0)
  7. China flag Jing Xiang
    (17-4-2)
  8. Philippines flag Daniel Valladares
    (22-1-1)
  9. Philippines flag Rene Mark Cuarto
    (18-2-2)
  10. Japan flag Ginjiro Shigeoka
    (5-0-0)
  11. Japan flag Tsubasa Koura
    (15-1-0)
  12. Nicaragua flag Leyman Benavides
    (19-6-1)
  13. Philippines flag Samuel Salva
    (18-1-0)
  14. Japan flag Takumi Sakae
    (22-3-1)
  15. Venezuela flag Alexis Diaz
    (25-2-0)
IBF
Updated: 15 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

Philippines flag Pedro Taduran (14-2-1)

IBF World Minimumweight Champion

  1. Vacant
  2. Vacant
  3. Philippines flag Rene Mark Cuarto
    (18-2-2)
  4. Philippines flag Melvin Jerusalem
    (16-2-0)
  5. Philippines flag Samuel Salva
    (18-1-0)
  6. Philippines flag Lito Dante
    (17-11-4)
  7. Japan flag Tsubasa Koura
    (15-1-0)
  8. Philippines flag Marco John Rementizo
    (12-3-0)
  9. Philippines flag Daniel Valladares
    (22-1-1)
  10. South Africa flag Nkosinathi Joyi
    (29-5-1)
  11. Japan flag Takumi Sakae
    (22-3-1)
  12. Japan flag Ginjiro Shigeoka
    (5-0-0)
  13. Philippines flag Clyde Azarcon
    (17-3-1)
  14. China flag Jing Xiang
    (17-4-2)
  15. Nicaragua flag Byron Rojas
    (27-4-3)
WBC
Updated: 18 Jan, 2021
Belt icon

Thailand flag Panya Pradabsri (35-1-0)

WBC World Minimumweight Champion

  1. (54-1-0)
  2. Philippines flag Melvin Jerusalem
    (16-2-0)
  3. Nicaragua flag Byron Rojas
    (27-4-3)
  4. South Africa flag Nkosinathi Joyi
    (29-5-1)
  5. (19-6-0)
  6. Philippines flag Marco John Rementizo
    (12-3-0)
  7. China flag Jing Xiang
    (17-4-2)
  8. Mexico flag Axel Aragon Vega
    (14-3-1)
  9. Japan flag Tsubasa Koura
    (15-1-0)
  10. Dominican Republic flag Erick Rosa Pacheco
    (2-0-0)
  11. Japan flag Ginjiro Shigeoka
    (5-0-0)
  12. Japan flag Norihito Tanaka
    (20-8-0)
  13. South Africa flag Ayanda Ndulani
    (10-2-1)
  14. Philippines flag Lito Dante
    (17-11-4)
  15. Mexico flag Luis Angel Castillo Soto
    (16-0-1)
WBA
Updated: 04 Jan, 2021
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Thailand flag Thammanoon Niyomtrong (21-0-0)

WBA Super World Minimumweight Champion

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Vacant

WBA World Minimumweight Champion

  1. Mexico flag Jose Argumedo
    (23-4-1)
  2. Nicaragua flag Byron Rojas
    (27-4-3)
  3. Mexico flag Bryan Mosinos
    (19-2-0)
  4. Philippines flag Vic Saludar
    (20-4-0)
  5. Philippines flag Robert Paradero
    (18-0-0)
  6. Mexico flag Luis Angel Castillo Soto
    (16-0-1)
  7. Peru flag Ricardo Astuvilca
    (21-0-0)
  8. South Africa flag Bangile Nyangani
    (10-1-1)
  9. Dominican Republic flag Erick Rosa Pacheco
    (2-0-0)
  10. Japan flag Ginjiro Shigeoka
    (5-0-0)
  11. Panama flag Carlos Ortega
    (14-6-3)
  12. China flag Jing Xiang
    (17-4-2)
  13. Venezuela flag Alexis Diaz
    (25-2-0)
  14. South Africa flag Siphamandla Baleni
    (16-3-2)
  15. Japan flag Norihito Tanaka
    (20-8-0)

How boxing rankings work

Which Governing Bodies Rank Boxers

Four major governing bodies rank boxers and sanction title fights in boxing. These are the World Boxing Council (WBC), the World Boxing Association (WBA), the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and the World Boxing Organisation (WBO). These four bodies are widely recognized as the only legitimate governing bodies in boxing by the sport, media and fans alike. However, perhaps even more importantly, every one of the ‘big four’ recognizes only the other three as the only other legitimate governing bodies in boxing.

On the other hand, some other organizations and initiatives provide professional boxing with rankings and even title fights. However, these are unrecognized as the legitimate rankings by the boxing public or the other major organizations. One example is the International Boxing Organisation (IBO), which despite having some notable champions showcase their belt after fights, is not recognized as a major sanctioning body by the other world organizations, or by most of the boxing public.

Having four different sets of rankings is confusing for many casual observers of the sport. Other notable organizations that try to provide some clarity across weight division are The Ring Magazine, and also the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB). These rank boxers according to their own rules and policies.

How Often Are Boxing Rankings Updated?

Rankings in boxing are updated once a month. The different governing bodies favor different times. The IBF and WBC tend to release its in the first week of the month. The WBO favor the middle of the month, while the WBA tend to reveal its towards the end of a month. If you notice that it's been over a month since one of them were updated, this usually means they're waiting for a major fight to be completed in the coming days.

You will often notice that newly crowned champions still appear in the top 15, while recently dethrone champions are nowhere to be seen. This is simply because the rankings have not been updated since they fought.

Ranking Factors

Selected judging panels determine the rankings within the major organizations. The judging boards for the four major organizations which compile the rankings are always multinational. Judges come from almost every continent, bringing their perspective on the rankings. They rank the fighters according to organization rules, but the rankings may also be mostly subjective. Although every significant sanctioning body has its own set of rules, they share a lot of general rules that determine whether a boxer is eligible to be rated in the top 15 or move up positions.

Factors that attribute to a boxer’s rating in the top 15:

  • A positive record
  • Recent activity
  • Quality of performance
  • Quality of competition
  • The significance of their bouts
  • Accomplishments and record in amateur boxing
  • Having a clean drug record
  • Having a regional title in any of the organization’s regional affiliates

Also, there are some specific rules from every organization for a fighter to be ranked in the top 15.

The WBC requires the boxer to have:

  • Competed in at least one 10 round bout
  • Fought against another rated fighter, which may also include those ranked in the top 15 of other world organizations recognized by the WBC, within the 18-month period from the time the boxer was rated

Another example is the WBO’s requirement for a boxer to have competed in at least two contests scheduled for ten rounds or 4 contests scheduled for eight rounds

Additional factors that could attribute to a boxer’s rating are:

  • Style
  • Experience in elimination or championship bouts
  • Positive TV exposure

What Do The Positions Mean?

Although there isn’t a perfect formula and exceptions occur very often, particular positions in the top 15 rankings usually bear some advantages and obligations for the boxer ranked.

Being ranked first in the top 15 rankings usually makes the boxer the mandatory challenger for the title in the respective weight class. If the title is vacant at a given time, whether a fighter has vacated their belt or had it stripped for not fighting a mandatory, then the organization will set up a title bout between the number one and number two ranked boxers. If those boxers are unavailable to fight, either as mandatory challenges or in eliminators, the organizations will generally work down rankings, offering the opportunity to the next highest ranked boxer.

Regarding final eliminators, the organizations appoint boxers from the upper half of the top 15 rankings to fight each other, with the winner becoming the mandatory challenger for the title of the organization. Fighters ranked in the bottom half of the top 15, can box in eliminator fights, which would eventually lead to a better ranking, a final eliminator fight or even an eventual title bout.

Since champions usually have to fight their mandatory challengers once a year, they also have the option to make a voluntary defense versus a challenger of their choosing. However, they can only choose from the top 15 ranked fighters in their division, opening the way to a title bout for a boxer ranked fairly lower in the top 15. This rule is pretty flexible, and you will often see hand-picked opponents for voluntary defenses, who were outside the top 15, suddenly make an appearance in the updated rankings for the organization the following month.

Lost Ranking Positions

A boxer can drop out or completely fall out of the ratings for numerous reasons. Although every significant sanctioning body has its own rules, a lot of them fall in line with some fundamental logical reasons for dropping out.

General factors that contribute to a boxer going down the rankings or completely falling out are:

  • Losing
  • Choosing to fight for another organization’s belt or a final eliminator
  • Low-quality level of competition
  • Low frequency of fighting, for example not competing in 9 months
  • Use of illegal drugs, inside or outside of the ring
  • Criminal behavior and legal issues
  • Failure to pay sanction fees
  • Failure to make weight
  • Conduct that violates boxing regulations or rules
  • Other specific factors that might be deemed relevant by one of the organizations

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