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Cliff Rold

 

Heavyweight (201 lbs.-Unlimited)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/03: #7 Kubrat Pulev (24-1, 13 KO) RTD3 Samuel Peter (36-6, 29 KO)

12/10: #3 Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KO) TKO7 David Allen (9-2-1, 6 KO)

12/10: #6 Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KO, IBF) TKO3 Eric Molina (25-4, 19 KO)

12/10: #5 Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KO) UD12 Andy Ruiz (29-1, 19 KO); vacant WBO belt

12/17: #2 Alexander Povetkin (31-1, 23 KO) KO6 Johann Duhaupas (34-4, 21 KO)

 

World Champion: Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KO, Lineal/Ring)           

Lineage Descends From: Wladimir Klitschko RTD9 Ruslan Chagaev 06/20/2009

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO)

2. Alexander Povetkin (31-1, 23 KO)

3. Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KO)

4. Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KO, WBC, 4 Defenses)

5. Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

6. Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)

7. Kubrat Pulev (24-1, 13 KO)

8. Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1, 21 KO)

9. Carlos Takam (33-3-1, 25 KO)

10. Andy Ruiz (29-1, 19 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Wladimir Klitschko (2009-15)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Joe Louis - 25

Current Champion – Defenses: 0 – Lineal

 

Key Upcoming Heavyweight Contests

02/25: #4 Deontay Wilder vs. Andrzej Wawrzyk (33-1, 19 KO)

03/04: David Haye (28-2, 26 KO) vs. #4 at cruiserweight Tony Bellew

04/29: #1 Wladimir Klitschko vs. #6 Anthony Joshua

 

Cruiserweight (176-200 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/19: #5 Marco Huck (40-3-1, 27 KO) UD12 Dmytro Kucher (24-2-1, 18 KO)

12/03: #10 Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KO) SD12 #1 Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22 KO, IBF)

12/17: #2 Oleksandr Usyk (11-0, 9 KO, WBO) KO9 Thabiso Mchunu (17-3, 11 KO)

 

World Cruiserweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Yoan Pablo Hernandez Presumed Retired, 2016

                                                                                                                                                        

Top Ten Contenders                                                

1. Oleksandr Usyk (11-0, 9 KO, WBO, 1 Defenses)

2. Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)

3. Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22 KO, WBA Super, 5 Defenses)

4. Tony Bellew (28-2-1, 18 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)

5. Krzysztof Glowacki (26-1, 16 KO)

6. Marco Huck (39-3-1, 27 KO)

7. Yunier Dorticos (21-0, 20 KO, interim WBA)

8. Firat Arslan (38-8-2, 23 KO)

9. Mairis Briedis (21-0, 18 KO)

10. Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)

 

Previous Champion: Yoan Pablo Hernandez (2012-16)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Carlos DeLeon - 4

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Johnny Nelson (WBO) - 13

 

Key Upcoming Cruiserweight Contests

Nothing notable signed at this time.

 

Light Heavyweight (169-175 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/19: #2 Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KO) UD12 #1 Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KO, WBO/IBF/WBA Super)

11/19: Oleksandr Gvozdyk (12-0, 10 KO) RTD8 #9 Isaac Chilemba (24-4-2, 10 KO)

12/16: Sullivan Barrera (18-1, 13 KO) KO7 #6 Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (17-1, 14 KO)

12/17: #4 Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KO) KO8 Bernard Hopkins (55-8-2, 32 KO)

 

World Light Heavyweight Champion: Adonis Stevenson (28-1, 23 KO, Lineal/TBRB/WBC)

Lineage Descends From: Pascal TD11 Dawson, 08/14/2010

 

Top Ten Contenders                                         

1. Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KO, WBO/IBF/WBA Super, 0 Defenses)

2. Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KO)

3. Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KO)

4. Eleider Alvarez (21-0, 10 KO)

5. Nathan Cleverly (30-3, 16 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)

6. Sullivan Barrera (18-1, 13 KO)

7. Juergen Braehmer (48-3, 35 KO)

8. Jean Pascal (31-4-1, 18 KO)

9. Oleksandr Gvozdyk (12-0, 10 KO)

10. Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (17-1, 14 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Chad Dawson (2012-13)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Bob Foster/Dariusz Michalczewski - 14

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Dariusz Michalczewski (WBO) – 23

Current Champion – Defenses: 6 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBC

 

Key Upcoming Light Heavyweight Contests

02/24: #4 Eleider Alvarez vs. #8 at 168 Lucian Bute

 

Super Middleweight (161-168 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/18: #5 George Groves (25-3, 18 KO) UD12 Eduard Gutknecht (30-5-1, 13 KO)

12/23: #7 Rogelio Medina (37-7, 31 KO) TKO2 Ramon Olivas (13-5, 9 KO)

 

World Super Middleweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Andre Ward Relinquished, 11/12/2015

 

Top Ten Contenders                                          

1. Gilberto Ramirez (34-0, 24 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

2. James DeGale (23-1, 14 KO, IBF, 2 Defense)

3. Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KO, WBC, 2 Defense)

4. Arthur Abraham (45-5, 30 KO)

5. George Groves (25-3, 18 KO)

6. Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KO)

7. Rogelio Medina (37-7, 31 KO)

8. Lucian Bute (32-3-1, 25 KO)

9. Anthony Dirrell (29-1-1, 23 KO)

10. Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Andre Ward (2011-15)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Chong Pal Park - 10

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Tie – Joe Calzaghe (WBO)/Sven Ottke (IBF) - 21

 

Key Upcoming Super Middleweight Contests

01/13: #9 Anthony Dirrell vs. Norbert Nemesapati (24-4, 17 KO)

01/14: #2 James DeGale vs. #3 Badou Jack

 

Middleweight (155-160 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/26: #3 Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KO, WBO) UD12 Artur Akavov (16-2, 7 KO)

12/17: #7 Hassan N’Dam N’jikam (35-2, 21 KO) KO1 Alfonso Blanco (12-1, 5 KO)

 

World Middleweight Champion: Saul Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring)

Lineage Descends From: Hopkins TKO12 Trinidad 09/29/2001

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                  

1. Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KO, WBA Super, 17 Defenses; IBF, 2 Defenses; WBC, 5 Defenses)

2. Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29 KO, WBA, 4 Defenses)

3. Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)

4. Andy Lee (34-3-1, 24 KO)

5. Peter Quillin (32-1-1, 23 KO)

6. David Lemieux (36-3, 32 KO)

7. Hassan N’Dam N’jikam (35-2, 21 KO)

8. Chris Eubank Jr. (23-1, 18 KO)

9. Jorge Sebastian Heiland (28-4-2, 15 KO)

10. Sergiy Derevyanchenko (9-0, 7 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Miguel Cotto (2014-15)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Carlos Monzon - 14

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Bernard Hopkins (IBF) – 20

Current Champion – Defenses: 1 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring

 

Key Upcoming Middleweight Contests

03/18: #1 Gennady Golovkin vs. #2 Daniel Jacobs

 

Jr. Middleweight (148-154 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/10: #3 Jermall Charlo (25-0, 18 KO, IBF) KO5 #7 Julian Williams (22-1-1, 14 KO)

12/17: #9 Michael Soro (29-1-1, 17 KO) KO10 Nuhu Lawal (24-2, 14 KO)

 

World Jr. Middleweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Floyd Mayweather Retired 09/12/2015

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                    

1. Saul Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

2. Jermall Charlo (25-0, 19 KO, IBF, 3 Defenses)

3. Erislandy Lara (23-2-2, 13 KO, WBA, 4 Defenses)

4. Jermell Charlo (28-0, 13 KO, WBC, 0 Defenses)

5. Demetrius Andrade (22-0, 15 KO)

6. Austin Trout (30-3, 17 KO)

7. Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KO)

8. Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KO)

9. Michael Soro (28-1-1, 18 KO)

10. Julian Williams (22-1-1, 14 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Floyd Mayweather (2013-15)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Koichi Wajima - 6

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Gianfranco Rosi (IBF) – 11

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Middleweight Contests

01/13: #3 Erislandy Lara vs. Yuri Foreman (34-2, 10 KO)

02/11: #4 Jermell Charlo vs. Charles Hatley (26-1-1, 18 KO)

 

Welterweight (141-147 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/05: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KO) UD12 #7 Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KO, WBO)

11/12: #6 Danny Garcia (33-0, 19 KO, WBC) TKO7 Samuel Vargas (25-2-1, 13 KO); non-title

 

World Welterweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Manny Pacquiao Retired, 04/09/2016

 

Top Ten Contenders

1. Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

2. Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KO, IBF, 3 Defenses)

3. Keith Thurman (27-0, 22 KO, WBA, 6 Defenses)

4. Timothy Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KO)

5. Danny Garcia (33-0, 19 KO, WBC, 0 Defenses)

6. Shawn Porter (26-2-1, 16 KO)

7. Amir Khan (31-3, 20 KO)

8. Jessie Vargas (27-2, 10 KO)

9. Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KO)

10. Felix Diaz (18-1, 8 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Manny Pacquiao (2016)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Henry Armstrong - 18

 

Key Upcoming Welterweight Contests

03/04: #3 Keith Thurman vs. #5 Danny Garcia

 

Jr. Welterweight (136-140 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/03: Julius Indongo (21-0, 11 KO) KO1 Eduard Troyanovsky (25-1, 22 KO, IBF)

12/10: World Champion Terrence Crawford (30-0, 21 KO) TKO8 #2 John Molina (29-7, 23 KO)

 

World Jr. Welterweight Champion: Terence Crawford (30-0, 21 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBO/WBC)

Lineage Descends From: Crawford UD12 Postol, 07/23/2016

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                         

1. Julius Indongo (21-0, 11 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)

2. Viktor Postol (28-1, 12 KO)

3. Adrien Broner (32-2, 23 KO)

4. Jose Benavidez (24-0, 16 KO, interim WBA)

5. Adrian Granados (18-4-2, 12 KO)

6. Sergey Lipinets (11-0, 9 KO)

7. John Molina (29-7, 23 KO)

8. Eduard Troyanovsky (25-1, 22 KO)

9. Ruslan Provodnikov (25-5, 18 KO)

10. Ricky Burns (41-5, 14 KO, WBA, 1 Defense)

 

Previous Champion: Danny Garcia (2013-15)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Antonio Cervantes - 10

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Julio Cesar Chavez (WBC) – 12

Current Champion – Defenses: 1 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring; 4 – WBO; 1 - WBC

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Welterweight Contests

02/11: #3 Adrien Broner vs. #5 Adrian Granados

 

Lightweight (131-135 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/26: #3 Terry Flanagan (32-0, 13 KO, WBO) TKO8 Orlando Cruz (25-5-1, 13 KO)

12/02: #9 Denis Shafikov (38-2-1, 20 KO) UD12 Richard Commey (24-2, 22 KO)

 

World Lightweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Terrence Crawford moved to 140, 04/18/2015

 

Top Ten Contenders                          

1. Jorge Linares (41-3, 27 KO, Ring/WBA, 0 Defenses)

2. Dejan Zlaticanin (22-0, 15 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)

3. Terry Flanagan (32-0, 12 KO, WBO, 4 Defenses)

4. Robert Easter (18-0, 14 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)

5. Petr Petrov (38-4-2, 19 KO)

6. Anthony Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KO)

7. Denis Shafikov (38-2-1, 20 KO)

8. Yuriorkis Gamboa (25-1, 17 KO)

9. Sharif Bogere (29-1, 20 KO)

10. Felix Verdejo (22-0, 15 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Terrence Crawford (2014)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Joe Gans – 14*

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Artur Grigorian (WBO) – 17

*Gans defenses were spread over two reigns but he never lost the title in the ring, the title vacated in a short trip to Welterweight before returning to reclaim the crown.  Roberto Duran can also be credited with the record at 12 in a single title reign.

 

Key Upcoming Lightweight Contests

01/28: #2 Dejan Zlaticanin vs. Mikey Garcia (35-0, 29 KO)

02/03: #10 Felix Verdejo vs. Olicer Flores (27-2-2, 17 KO)

02/10: #4 Robert Easter vs. Luis Cruz (22-4-1, 16 KO)

 

Jr. Lightweight (127-130 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/12: #5 Jason Sosa (20-1-4, 15 KO, WBA) UD12 Stephen Smith (24-3, 14 KO)

11/26: #2 Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KO, WBO) RTD7 #10 Nicholas Walters

12/31: #2 Jezreel Corrales (21-1, 8 KO, WBA Super) SD12 #6 Takashi Uchiyama (24-2-1, 20 KO)

 

World Jr. Lightweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Manny Pacquiao Vacated July 2008

 

Top Ten Contenders                                          

1. Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)

2. Jezreel Corrales (21-1, 8 KO, WBA Super, 1 Defense)

3. Francisco Vargas (23-0-1, 16 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)

4. Orlando Salido (42-13-4, 29 KO)

5. Jason Sosa (20-1-4, 15 KO, WBA, 1 Defense)

6. Takashi Uchiyama (24-2-1, 20 KO)

7. Takashi Miura (30-3-2, 23 KO)

8. Jose Pedraza (22-0, 12 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)

9. Roman Martinez (29-3-3, 17 KO)

10. Miguel Berchelt (30-1, 27 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Manny Pacquiao (2008, Vacated)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Brian Mitchell – 13

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Brian Mitchell (WBA) - 12

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Lightweight Contests

01/14: #8 Jose Pedraza vs. Gervonta Davis (16-0, 15 KO)

01/28: #3 Francisco Vargas vs. #10 Miguel Berchelt

01/28: #7 Takashi Miura vs. Miguel Roman (56-11, 43 KO)

 

Featherweight (123-126 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/05: #6 Oscar Valdez (21-0, 19 KO, WBO) TKO7 Hiroshige Osawa (30-4-4, 19 KO)

12/10: #8 Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KO) SD12 #5 Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KO)

 

World Featherweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Manny Pacquiao Vacated March 19, 2005

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                             

1. Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)

2. Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KO, WBA Super, 0 Defenses)

3. Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18 KO)

4. Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)

5. Lee Selby (23-1, 8 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)

6. Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar (28-2, 21 KO)

7. Oscar Valdez (21-0, 19 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)

8. Simpiwe Vetyeka (29-3, 17 KO)

9. Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KO)

10. Joseph Diaz (23-0, 13 KO)

 

* Attell’s record streak varies from 18-22 title defenses by source; the CyberBoxingZone records 20 title defenses while 18 is noted in numerous other historical records.

Previous Champion: Manny Pacquiao (2003-05, Vacated)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Abe Attell – 18*

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Eusebio Pedroza (WBA) – 19

 

Key Upcoming Featherweight Contests

01/28: #2 Carl Frampton vs. #3 Leo Santa Cruz

01/28: #4 Lee Selby vs. Jonathan Victor Barros (41-4-1, 22 KO)

02/11: #1 Gary Russell vs. #9 Oscar Escandon

 

Jr. Featherweight (119-122 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/05: Jessie Magdaleno (24-0, 17 KO) UD12 #1 Nonito Donaire (37-4, 24 KO, WBO)

12/31: #10 Yukinori Oguni (19-1-1, 7 KO) UD12 #3 Jonathan Guzman (22-1, 22 KO, IBF)

 

World Jr. Featherweight Champion: Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KO, Lineal/TBRB/WBA)

Lineage Descends From: Guillermo Rigondeaux UD12 Nonito Donaire, 04/13/2013

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                           

1. Jessie Magdaleno (24-0, 17 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

2. Nonito Donaire (37-4, 24 KO)

3. Yukinori Oguni (18-1-1, 7 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)

4. Jonathan Guzman (22-0, 22 KO)

5. Hugo Ruiz (36-4, 32 KO)

6. Julio Ceja (30-2, 27 KO)

7. Moises Flores (25-0, 17 KO, interim WBA)

8. Genesis Servania (27-0, 11 KO)

9. Rey Vargas (27-0, 21 KO)

10. Cesar Juarez (19-5, 14 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Nonito Donaire (2012-13)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Wilfredo Gomez - 17

Current Champion – Defenses: 5 – Lineal/TBRB; 1 - WBA

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Featherweight Contests

02/25: World Champion Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. #7 Moises Flores

 

Bantamweight (116-118 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/12: #1 Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KO, WBA) UD12 Liborio Solis (25-5-1, 11 KO)

12/17: #10 Luis Nery (22-0, 16 KO) TKO4 Raymond Tabugon (18-7-1, 8 KO)

 

World Bantamweight Champion: Shinsuke Yamanaka (26-0-2, 18 KO, Lineal/Ring/WBC)

Lineage Descends From: Yamanaka TKO7 Moreno, 09/16/2016

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1, 13 KO, WBA, 5 Defenses)

2. Rau’shee Warren (14-1, 4 KO, WBA Super, 0 Defenses)

3. Juan Carlos Payano (17-1, 8 KO)

4. Liborio Solis (25-5-1, 11 KO)

5. Lee Haskins (34-3, 14 KO, IBF, 1 Defense)

6. Anselmo Moreno (36-5-1, 12 KO)

7. Tomoki Kameda (32-1, 20 KO)

8. Marlon Tapales (29-2, 11 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

9. Zhanat Zhakiyanov (26-1, 18 KO, interim WBA)

10. Zolani Tete (24-3, 20 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Bernardo Pinango (1986-87, Vacated)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Manuel Ortiz - 15

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Orlando Canizales (IBF) – 16

Current Champion – Defenses: 0 – Lineal/Ring; 11 - WBC

 

Key Upcoming Bantamweight Contests

02/10: #2 Rau’Shee Warren vs. #9 Zhanat Zhakiyanov

 

Jr. Bantamweight (113-115 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/10: Khalid Yafai (21-0, 14 KO) UD12 #5 Luis Concepcion (34-5, 24 KO, WBA)

12/30: #2 Naoya Inoue (12-0, 10 KO, WBO) TKO6 #10 Kohei Kono

 

World Jr. Bantamweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Recognition removed from Vic Darchinyan April 2011

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Roman Gonzalez (46-0, 38 KO, WBC, 0 Defenses)

2. Naoya Inoue (12-0, 10 KO, WBO, 4 Defenses)

3. Carlos Cuadras (35-1-1, 27 KO)

4. Khalid Yafai (21-0, 14 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)

5. Jerwin Ancajas (25-1-1, 16 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)

6. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (41-4-1, 38 KO)

7. Juan Francisco Estrada (34-2, 24 KO)

8. Luis Concepcion (34-5, 24 KO)

9. McJoe Arroyo (17-0, 8 KO)

10. Sho Ishida (23-0, 12 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Vic Darchinyan (2009-11, 3 Defenses)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Masamori Tokuyama - 8

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Khaosai Galaxy (WBA) - 19

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Bantamweight Contests

01/28: #9 McJoe Arroyo vs. Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KO)

 

Flyweight (109-112 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/16: #7 Juan Carlos Reveco (37-3, 19 KO) UD10 Diego Liriano (16-9-1, 3 KO)

12/31: #1 Kazuto Ioka (21-1, 13 KO, WBA) TKO7 #8 Stamp Kiatniwat (15-1, 6 KO)

 

World Flyweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Roman Gonzalez Vacated October 2016

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Kazuto Ioka (21-1, 13 KO, WBA, 4 Defenses)

2. Donnie Nietes (39-1-4, 22 KO)

3. Amnat Ruenroeng (17-1, 5 KO)

4. McWilliams Arroyo (16-3, 14 KO)

5. Juan Carlos Reveco (37-3, 19 KO)

6. Nawaphon Kaikanha (36-0, 28 KO)

7. Daigo Higa (10-0, 10 KO)

8. Juan Hernandez (33-2, 24 KO)

9. Francisco Rodriguez Jr. (20-4-1, 13 KO)

10. Zou Shiming (9-1, 2 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

 

Previous Champion: Roman Gonzalez (2014-16)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam – 17

 

Key Upcoming Flyweight Contests

03/04: #6 Nawaphon Kaikanha vs. #9 Juan Hernandez; vacant WBC belt

 

Jr. Flyweight (106-108 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

12/30: #3 Akira Yaegashi (25-5, 13 KO, IBF) TKO12 Samartlek Kokietgym (31-6, 12 KO)

12/31: #4 Ryoichi Taguchi (24-2-2, 10 KO, WBA) D12 Carlos Canizales (16-0-1, 13 KO)

12/31: Kosei Tanaka (8-0, 5 KO) TKO5 #6 Moises Flores (23-3-1, 12 KO); vacant WBO belt

 

World Jr. Flyweight Champion: Vacant

Vacant Since: Recognition removed from Giovanni Segura 12/11/2011

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Ganigan Lopez (28-6, 17 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)

2. Pedro Guevara (29-2-1, 17 KO)

3. Kosei Tanaka (8-0, 5 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)

4. Akira Yaegashi (25-5, 13 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)

5. Ryoichi Taguchi (24-2-2, 10 KO, WBA, 4 Defenses)

6. Carlos Canizales (16-0-1, 13 KO)

7. Javier Mendoza (24-3-1, 19 KO)

8. Rey Loreto (23-13, 15 KO)

9. Jonathan Taconing (22-3-1, 18 KO)

10. Moises Fuentes (23-3-1, 12 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Giovanni Segura (2010-11)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Saman Sorjaturong - 10

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Myung-Woo Yuh (WBA) – 17

 

Key Upcoming Jr. Flyweight Contests

Nothing notable signed at this time.

 

Strawweight (105 lbs.)

 

Notable Recent Results

11/12: #5 Jose Argumedo (19-3-1, 11 KO, IBF) TKO3 #8 Jose Antonio Jimenez (17-6-1, 7 KO)

12/14: #2 Knockout CP Freshmart (14-0, 6 KO, WBA) UD12 Shin Ono (19-8-3, 3 KO)

 

World Strawweight Champion: Vacant     

Vacant Since: Ricardo Lopez vacated in 1999

 

Top Ten Contenders                                                            

1. Wanheng Menayothin (44-0, 17 KO, WBC, 5 Defenses)

2. Knockout CP Freshmart (13-0, 6 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)

3. Jose Argumedo (19-3-1, 11 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)

3. Byron Rojas (18-3-3, 8 KO)

4. Hekkie Budler (30-2, 9 KO)

6. Katsunari Takayama (30-8, 12 KO)

7. Carlos Buitrago (29-2-1, 17 KO)

8. Xiong Zhao Zhong (26-7-1, 14 KO)

9. Saul Juarez (23-5-1, 12 KO)

10. Simphiwe Khonco (17-5, 7 KO)

 

Previous Champion: Ricardo Lopez (1990-99, Vacated)

Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Ricardo Lopez – 22

 

Key Upcoming Strawweight Contests

Nothing notable signed at this time.

 

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Records acquired from BoxRec.com

 

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