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by Cliff Rold
 
Heavyweight (201 lbs.-Unlimited)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/15: #3 Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KO) TKO4 Joey Abell (29-8, 28 KO)
02/15: #9 Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO) UD12 Kevin Johnson (29-5-1, 14 KO)
03/15: Vyacheslav Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KO) UD12 #5 Tomasz Adamek (49-3, 29 KO)
03/22: #4 Tony Thompson (39-4, 26 KO) SD12 Odlanier Solis (20-2, 13 KO)
 
World Champion: Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/IBF/WBO/WBA Super)     
Lineage Descends From: W. Klitschko RTD9 Chagaev 06/20/2009

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Kubrat Pulev (19-0, 10 KO)
2. Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO)
3. Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KO)
4. Tony Thompson (39-4, 26 KO)
5. Steve Cunningham (26-6, 12 KO)
6. Deontay Wilder (31-0, 31 KO)
7. Vyacheslav Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KO)
8. Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KO)
9. Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO)
10. Tomasz Adamek (49-2, 29 KO)
 
Previous Champion: Lennox Lewis (2001-03, Retired)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Joe Louis - 25
Current Champion – Defenses: 8 – Lineal; 15 – IBF; 11 –WBO; 5 – WBA; TBRB - 0
 
Key Upcoming Heavyweight Contests
04/26: World Champion Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KO)
 
Cruiserweight (176-200 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/15: #6 Grigory Drozd (38-1, 27 KO) KO1 Jeremy Ouanna (14-9, 3 KO)
 
World Cruiserweight Champion: Yoan Pablo Hernandez (28-1, 14 KO, Lineal/Ring/IBF)

Lineage Descends From: Hernandez UD12 Cunningham 02/04/12

Top Ten Contenders                                                
1. Marco Huck (37-2-1, 26 KO, WBO, 12 Defenses)
2. Guillermo Jones (39-3-2, 31 KO)
3. Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (49-2-1, 35 KO, WBC, 6 Defenses)
4. Denis Lebedev (25-2, 19 KO, WBA, 1 Defense)
5. Ola Afolabi (20-3-4, 9 KO)
6. Grigory Drozd (38-1, 27 KO)
7. Firat Arslan (33-7-2, 21 KO)
8. Thabiso Mchunu (15-1, 10 KO)
9. Ilunga Makabu (16-1, 15 KO)

10. Rakhim Chakhkiev (17-1, 13 KO)

Previous Champion: Tomasz Adamek (2007-09)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Carlos DeLeon - 4
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Johnny Nelson (WBO) - 13
Current Champion – Defenses: 2 – Lineal; 3 – IBF
 
Key Upcoming Cruiserweight Contests
03/29: World Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez vs. Pawel Kolodziej (33-0, 18 KO)
 
Light Heavyweight (169-175 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
01/18: #3 Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 16 KO) UD12 Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO)
 
World Light Heavyweight Champion: Adonis Stevenson (23-1, 20 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring /WBC)
Lineage Descends From: Pascal TD11 Dawson 08/14/2010

Top Ten Contenders                                         
1. Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KO, IBF, 1 Defense)
2. Sergey Kovalev (23-0-1, 21 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)
3. Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 16 KO)
4. Chad Dawson (31-3, 17 KO)
5. Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 15 KO)
6. Nathan Cleverly (26-1, 12 KO)
7. Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KO, WBA Super, 5 Defenses)
8. Juergen Braehmer (42-2, 31 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)
9. Tavoris Cloud (24-2, 19 KO)
10. Tony Bellew (20-1-1, 12 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: 2 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBC
 
Key Upcoming Light Heavyweight Contests
03/29: #2 Sergey Kovalev vs. Cedric Agnew (26-0, 13 KO)
04/05: #8 Juergen Braehmer vs. Enzo Maccarinelli (38-6, 30 KO)
04/19: #1 Bernard Hopkins vs. #7 Beibut Shumenov
05/24: World Champion Adonis Stevenson vs. #5 Andrezej Fonfara
 
Super Middleweight (161-168 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/01: #6 Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KO) SD12 #3 Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KO, WBO)
03/01: #8 James DeGale (18-1, 11 KO) TKO11 Gevorg Khatchikian (20-1, 8 KO)
03/01: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-1-1, 32 KO) UD12 #6 at 160 Brian Vera (23-8, 14 KO)
 
World Super Middleweight Champion: Andre Ward (26-0, 14 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBA Super)
Lineage Descends From: Ward UD12 Froch 12/17/2011

Top Ten Contenders                                          
1. Carl Froch (33-2, 23 KO, IBF, 3 Defenses; WBA, 1 Defense)
2. Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KO)
3. Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)
4. Sakio Bika (32-5-3, 21 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)
5. Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KO)
6. George Groves (19-1, 15 KO)
7. James DeGale (18-1, 11 KO)
8. Anthony Dirrell (26-0-1, 22 KO)
9. Thomas Oosthuizen (22-0-2, 13 KO)
10. Edwin Rodriguez (24-1, 16 KO)
 
Previous Champion: Joe Calzaghe (2006-08, Vacated)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Chong Pal Park - 10
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Tie – Joe Calzaghe (WBO)/Sven Ottke (IBF) - 21
Current Champion – Defenses: 2 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring; 6 - WBA
 
Key Upcoming Super Middleweight Contests
05/31: #1 Carl Froch vs. #5 George Groves
 
Middleweight (155-160 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/01: #1 Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO, WBA) TKO7 Osumanu Adama (22-4, 16 KO)
02/01: Jarrod Fletcher (18-1, 10 KO) UD12 #9 Max Bursak (29-2-1, 12 KO)
02/19: #4 Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KO) RTD6 Garth Wood (12-4-1, 8 KO)
 
World Middleweight Champion: Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBC)
Lineage Descends From: Hopkins TKO12 Trinidad 09/29/2001

Top Ten Contenders                                                  
1. Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO, WBA, 109 Defenses)
2. Peter Quillin (30-0, 22 KO, WBO, 2 Defenses)
3. Felix Sturm (39-3-2, 18 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)
4. Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KO)
5. Martin Murray (26-1-1, 11 KO)
6. Matthew Macklin (30-5, 20 KO)
7. Marco Antonio Rubio (58-6-1, 50 KO)
8. Hassan N’Dam N’jikam (29-1, 18 KO)

9. Jarrod Fletcher (18-1, 10 KO)
10. Brian Vera (23-8, 14 KO)

Previous Champion: Kelly Pavlik (2007-10)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Carlos Monzon - 14
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Bernard Hopkins (IBF) - 20
 
Key Upcoming Middleweight Contests

04/05: #9 Marco Antonio Rubio vs. Domenico Spada (38-4, 19 KO)

06/07: World Champion Sergio Martinez vs. #4 at 154 Miguel Cotto
 
Jr. Middleweight (148-154 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/08: #2 Saul Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO) RKO10 Alfredo Angulo (22-4, 18 KO)
 
World Jr. Middleweight Champion: Floyd Mayweather (45-0, 26 KO)
Lineage Descends From: Mayweather UD12 Alvarez, 09/14/2013

Top Ten Contenders                                                    
1. Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)
2. Saul Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO)
3. Austin Trout (26-2, 14 KO)
4. Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO)
5. Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)
6. Demetrius Andrade (20-0, 13 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)
7. Ishe Smith (25-6, 11 KO)
8. Vanes Martirosyan (33-1-1, 21 KO)
9. Sergey Rabachenko (25-0, 18 KO)
10. Jermell Charlo (23-0, 11 KO)
 
Previous Champion: Ronald "Winky" Wright (2004-05, Vacated)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Koichi Wajima - 6
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Terry Norris (WBC) – 10
Current Champion – Defenses: 0 - Lineal/TBRB/Ring; 1 – WBA “Super”; 0 – WBC
 
Key Upcoming Jr. Middleweight Contests
05/02: #1 Erislandy Lara vs. #7 Ishe Smith
 
Welterweight (141-147 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
12/07: #10 Paulie Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO) UD12 #7 at 140 Zab Judah (42-9, 29 KO)
12/14: #6 Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KO) UD12 #8 Adrien Broner (27-1, 22 KO, WBA)
12/14: #9 Keith Thurman (22-0, 20 KO) TKO9 Jesus Soto Karass (28-9-3, 18 KO)
 
World Welterweight Champion: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO, Lineal/Ring/WBC)
Lineage Descends From: Mayweather UD12 Mosley, 05/01/2010
 
Top Ten Contenders
1. Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KO, WBO, 2 Defenses)
2. Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO)
3. Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KO)
4. Shawn Porter (23-0-1, 14 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)
5. Marco Maidana (35-3, 31 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)
6. Keith Thurman (21-0, 19 KO, interim WBA)
7. Paulie Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO)
8. Robert Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO)
9. Devon Alexander (25-2, 14 KO)
10. Kell Brook (31-0, 21 KO)
 
Previous Champion: Floyd Mayweather (2006-08, Retired)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Henry Armstrong - 18
Current Champion – Defenses: 2 – Lineal; 1 – WBC; 0 – Ring
 
Key Upcoming Welterweight Contests
04/12: #1 Timothy Bradley vs. #3 Manny Pacquiao
05/02: World Champion Floyd Mayweather vs. #5 Marcos Maidana
 
Jr. Welterweight (136-140 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/15: World Champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KO) MD12 Mauricio Herrera (20-4, 7 KO)
 
World Jr. Welterweight Champion: Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KO)
Lineage Descends From: Garcia UD12 Matthysse, 09/14/2013

Top Ten Contenders                                                         
1. Lucas Matthysse (34-3, 32 KO)

2. Ruslan Provodnikov (22-2, 15 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)
3. Mike Alvarado (33-2, 23 KO)
4. Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO)
5. Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, 16 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)
6. Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO)
7. Zab Judah (42-9, 29 KO)
8. Mauricio Herrera (20-4, 7 KO)
9. Khabib Allakhverdiev (19-0, 9 KO, WBA, 1 Defense)

10. Viktor Postol (25-0, 10 KO)

Previous Champion: Manny Pacquiao (2009-10)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal: Antonio Cervantes - 10
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Other: Julio Cesar Chavez (WBC) - 13
Current Champion – Defenses: 0 – Lineal/TBRB; 4 – WBC; 3 – Ring/WBA
 
Key Upcoming Jr. Welterweight Contests
04/12: #8 Khabib Allakhverdiev vs. Jessie Vargas (19-0, 9 KO)
 
Lightweight (131-135 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/22: #1 Miguel Vazquez (34-3, 13 KO, IBF) UD12 #9 Denis Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KO)
03/01: #8 Terrence Crawford (23-0, 16 KO) UD12 #4 Ricky Burns (36-3, 11 KO, WBO)
 
World Lightweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Juan Manuel Marquez Moved to 140, 04/14/2012

Top Ten Contenders                          
1. Miguel Vazquez (34-3, 13 KO, IBF, 6 Defenses)
2. Richard Abril (18-3-1, 8 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)
3. Terrence Crawford (23-0, 16 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)
4. Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KO)
5. Ricky Burns (36-3, 11 KO)
5. Paulus Moses (32-2, 21 KO)
6. Sharif Bogere (23-1, 15 KO)
7. Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0, 16 KO; interim WBA Lightweight)
9. Omar Figueroa (22-0-1, 17 KO)
10. Daniel Estrada (32-2-1, 24 KO)

Previous Champion: Juan Manuel Marquez (2008-12)
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
04/12: #3 Raymundo Beltran vs. #6 at 130 Roman Martinez
 
Jr. Lightweight (127-130 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/15: #10 Diego Magdaleno (25-1, 10 KO) KO4 Jorge Pazos (14-7-1, 8 KO)
 
World Jr. Lightweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Manny Pacquiao Vacated July 2008

Top Ten Contenders                                          
1. Takashi Uchiyama (21-0-1, 17 KO, WBA, 8 Defenses)
2. Mikey Garcia (34-0, 28 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)
3. Takashi Miura (27-2-2, 20 KO, WBC, 2 Defenses)
4. Argenis Mendez (21-2-1, 11 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)
5. Rances Barthelemy (19-0, 12 KO)
6. Juan Carlos Burgos (30-2-2, 20 KO)
7. Roman Martinez (27-2-2, 16 KO)
8. Diego Magdaleno (25-1, 10 KO)
9. Daiki Kaneko (19-3-3, 12 KO)
10. Miguel Berchelt (21-0, 18 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
Nothing notable signed at this time.
 
Featherweight (123-126 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/15: Rene Alvarado (20-2, 14 KO) TKO9 #8 Robinson Castellanos (19-10, 12 KO)
03/01: #4 Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28 KO, WBO) SD12 Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO)
03/15: #5 Daniel Ponce De Leon vs. Juan Manuel Lopez (33-3, 30 KO)
 
World Featherweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Manny Pacquiao Vacated March 19, 2005

Top Ten Contenders                                                             
1. Simpiwe Vetyeka (26-2, 16 KO, WBA Super, 0 Defenses)
2. Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO, WBC, 0 Defenses)
3. Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)
4. Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KO)
5. Evgeny Gradovich (17-0, 8 KO, IBF, 2 Defenses)
6. Javier Fortuna (23-0-1, 17 KO, interim WBA)
7. Nicholas Walters (23-0, 19 KO)
8. Daniel Ponce De Leon (45-6, 35 KO)
9. Hozumi Hasegawa (33-4, 15 KO)
10. Rene Alvarado (20-2, 14 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
05/31: #1 Simpiwe Vetyeka vs. #1 at 122 Nonito Donaire
 
Jr. Featherweight (119-122 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/08: #2 Leo Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO, WBC) UD12 #5 Cristian Mijares (49-8-2, 24 KO)
 
World Jr. Featherweight Champion: Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBA Super/WBO)
Vacant Since: Israel Vasquez Vacated May 28, 2009

Top Ten Contenders                                                           
1. Nonito Donaire (32-2, 21 KO)
2. Leo Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO, WBC, 2 Defenses)
3. Carl Frampton (17-0, 12 KO)
4. Kiko Martinez (30-4, 22 KO, IBF, 1 Defense)
5. Scott Quigg (27-0-2, 19 KO, WBA, 2 Defenses)
6. Cristian Mijares  (49-8-2, 24 KO)
7. Jeffrey Mathebula (27-5-2, 14 KO)
8. Victor Terrazas (36-2-1, 21 KO)
9. Fernando Montiel (50-4-2, 38 KO)
10.Vic Darchinyan (39-6-1, 28 KO)
 
Previous Champion: Nonito Donaire (2012-13)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Wilfredo Gomez - 17
Current Champion – Defenses: 1 – Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBO; 4 – WBA
 
Key Upcoming Jr. Featherweight Contests
04/04: #3 Carl Frampton vs. Hugo Cazares (40-7-2, 27 KO)
04/23: #4 Kiko Martinez vs. #9 at 126 Hozumi Hasegawa
 
Bantamweight (116-118 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/08: #8 Juilo Ceja (26-1, 24 KO) TKO4 Jesus Acosta (14-3-2, 10 KO)
03/22: #1 Anselmo Moreno (35-2-1, 11 KO, WBA Super) UD12 Javier Chacon (19-1, 4 KO)
 
World Bantamweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Bernardo Pinango Vacated March 1987

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Anselmo Moreno (35-2-1, 11 KO, WBA Super, 12 Defenses)
2. Shinsuke Yamanaka (20-0-2, 15 KO, WBC, 5 Defenses)
3.  Jamie McDonnell (23-2-1, 10 KO)

4. Joseph Agbeko (29-5, 22 KO)
5. Koki Kameda (31-1, 17 KO)
6. Hugo Ruiz (33-2, 28 KO)
7. Tomoki Kameda (29-0, 18 KO, WBO, 1 Defense)
8. Julio Ceja (25-1, 23 KO)
9. Malcolm Tunacao (33-3-3, 20 KO)
10. Paulus Ambunda (20-1, 10 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
 
Key Upcoming Bantamweight Contests
04/19: #3 Jamie McDonnell vs. Randy Caballero (20-0, 12 KO)
04/23: #2 Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Stephane Jamoye (25-4, 15 KO)
 
Jr. Bantamweight (113-115 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
03/01: #8 Arthur Villanueva (25-0, 14 KO) UD10 Fernando Aguilar (9-7, 1 KO)
 
World Jr. Bantamweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Recognition removed from Vic Darchinyan April 2011

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Omar Narvaez (41-1-2, 22 KO, WBO, 9 Defenses)
2. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (24-3-1, 22 KO, WBC, 1 Defense)
3. Zolani Tete (18-3, 16 KO)
4. Kohei Kono (29-8, 12 KO)
5. Tepparith Kokietgym (25-3, 15 KO)
6. Felipe Orucuta (29-2, 24 KO)
7. Carlos Cuadras (29-0, 24 KO)
8. Arthur Villanueva (25-0, 14 KO)
9. Daiki Kameda (29-4, 18 KO, IBF, 0 Defenses)
10. Denkaosan Kaovitchit (62-3-1, 26 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
03/26: #4 Kohei Kono vs. #10 Denkaosan Kaovitchit; vacant WBA belt
 
Flyweight (109-112 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/15: #7 Roman Gonzalez (38-0, 32 KO) TKO6 Juan Kantun (21-6-3, 15 KO)
02/20: #9 Luis Concepcion (31-3, 22 KO) Tech. Dec. 9 Carlos Fontes (17-2, 14 KO)
03/21: #6 Juan Carlos Reveco (33-1, 18 KO, WBA) KO2 Manuel Vides (15-3, 9 KO)
 
World Flyweight Champion: Akira Yaegashi (19-3, 9 KO, Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBC)
Lineage Descends From: Canto MD15 Oguma, 01/08/1975*

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Juan Francisco Estrada (25-2, 18 KO, WBO/WBA Super, 1 Defense)
2. Moruti Mthalane (30-2-2, 20 KO)
3. Edgar Sosa (49-8, 29 KO)
4. Brian Viloria (32-4, 19 KO)
5. Giovanni Segura (31-3, 27 KO)
6. Toshiyuki Igarashi (17-2-1, 11 KO)
7. Juan Carlos Reveco (33-1, 18 KO, WBA Regular, 4 Defenses)
8. Roman Gonzalez (38-0, 32 KO)
9. Hernan Marquez (36-4, 26 KO)
10. Luis Concepcion (31-3, 22 KO)
* Canto, a WBC champion, was regarded by some, including Ring Magazine, as lineal champ as early as 1975 for defeating Shoji Oguma; became clear champion when twice defended against foe Betulio Gonzalez became WBA champ on 08/13/1978
 
Previous Champion: Toshiyuki Igarashi (2012-13)
Consecutive Title Defense Record, Lineal or Other: Pongsaklek Wonjongkam – 17
Current Champion – Defenses: 2 - Lineal/TBRB/Ring/WBC
 
Key Upcoming Flyweight Contests
04/06: World Champion Akira Yaegashi vs. Odilon Zaleta (15-3, 8 KO)
 
Jr. Flyweight (106-108 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
12/31: #4 Kazuto Ioka (14-0, 9 KO, WBA) UD12 Felix Alvarado (18-1, 15 KO)
02/08: #2 Adrian Hernandez 29-2-1, 18 KO, WBC) TKO3 Janiel Rivera (10-2-2, 6 KO)
 
World Jr. Flyweight Champion: Vacant
Vacant Since: Recognition removed from Giovanni Segura 12/11/2011

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Donnie Nietes (32-1-4, 18 KO, WBO, 3 Defenses)
2. Adrian Hernandez (28-2-1, 17 KO, WBC, 3 Defenses)
3. Johnriel Casimero (19-2-1, 11 KO, IBF, 3 Defenses)
4. Kazuto Ioka (13-0, 9 KO)
5. Moises Fuentes (17-1-1, 8 KO)
6. Ramon Garcia (20 y-4-1, 12 KO)
7. Pedro Guevara (21-1-1, 14 KO)
8. Moises Fuentes (19-1-1, 10 KO)
9. Raul Garcia (33-3-1, 21 KO)
10. Rey Loreto (18-13, 10 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
04/06: #2 Adrian Hernandez vs. Naoya Inoue (5-0, 4 KO)
 
Strawweight (105 lbs.)
 
Notable Recent Results
02/05: Osvaldo Novoa (13-4-1, 8 KO) TKO5 #7 Xiong Zhao Zhong (22-5-1, 12 KO)
03/22: Francisco Rodriguez (14-2, 10 KO) TKO10 #9 Merlito Sabillo (23-1-1, 12 KO, WBO)
 
World Strawweight Champion: Vacant     
Vacant Since: Ricardo Lopez vacated in 1999

Top Ten Contenders                                                            
1. Katsunari Takayama (26-6, 10 KO, IBF, 1 Defense)
2. Fahlan Sakkreerin (23-2, 15 KO)
3. Jesus Silvestre (28-4, 20 KO)
4. Hekkie Budler (24-1, 7 KO, WBA, 0 Defenses)
5. Osvaldo Novoa (13-4-1, 8 KO, WBC, 0 Defenses)
6. Wanheng Menayothin (32-0, 10 KO)
7. Xiong Zhao Zhong (22-5-1, 12 KO)
8. Denver Cuello (33-5-6, 21 KO)
9. Francisco Rodriguez (14-2, 10 KO, WBO, 0 Defenses)
10. Carlos Buitrago (27-0-1, 16 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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