Latest World and British Ratings (October 2015)

Colin Harris
26/09/2015 10:57am

Boxing Monthly’s World and British rankings for October 2015 are explained by Colin Harris, our in-house ratings statistician. Trainer, fighter, manager and promoter queries are welcome.

British Round-Up:

Heavyweight: No changes. Cruiserweight: No changes. Light-heavyweight: Miles Shinkwin has dropped the Southern Area title. Andreas Evangelou is dropped from No.10 for inactivity and we bring in Tom Baker to replace him. Super-middleweight: No changes. Middleweight: Joe Selkirk is dropped from No.10 for inactivity and we bring in Tommy Langford to replace him. Light-middleweight: No changes. Welterweight: No changes. Light-welterweight: No changes. Lightweight: Gary Buckland is back at lightweight in ninth place with Kirk Goodings being edged out as Craig Evans drops to No.10. Super-featherweight: Buckland is back at lightweight so No.4-No.10 all shuffle-up. Anthony Townend won and goes to No.8, Troy James comes in at No.9 and John Simpson is listed No.10. Featherweight: Jamie Speight is dropped as he loses to our new No.8 and English champion Isaac Lowe who pushes Kris Hughes down to No.9 and Darren Traynor to No.10. Super-bantamweight: No changes. Bantamweight: No changes. Super-flyweight: No actual changes. Flyweight: No changes.

World Round-Up:

Heavyweight: Vyacheslav Glazkov won, but there’s no actual changes. Cruiserweight: Krysztof Glowacki defeated Marco Huck to become WBO champ and comes crashing in to take our No.1 spot. Huck drops to No.4 and shuffles everyone down, with Murat Gassiev dropping out accordingly – plus we bring in the fast-rising Oleksandr Usyk as our new No.10  who nudges out Tony Bellew. Light-heavyweight: Jurgen Brahmer won and Eleider Alvarez won, but we have no actual changes. Super-middleweight: Anthony Dirrell won and goes up to No.6 over Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm. Middleweight: No changes. Super-welterweight: Carlos Molina is dropped from No.8 for inactivity so Anthony Mundine and Willie Nelson both shuffle-up. We bring in Julian Williams as our new No.10. Welterweight: No changes. Super-lightweight: No changes. Lightweight: Raymundo Beltran’s last victory has been changed to a No Contest and we drop him to No.10 accordingly, shuffling No.6-No.10 all up a spot. Super-featherweight: No changes. Featherweight: Leo Santa Cruz won the WBA Super title and comes into our ratings at No.5, with victim Abner Mares [see video] going to No.6. Simpiwe Vetyeka/Evgeny Gradovich/Jayson Velez drop to No-7-No.9. We drop Marvin Sonsona from our ratings and keep Jesus Cuellar at No.10. Super-bantamweight: Leo Santa Cruz is now at nine stone and is dropped from No.4 in the ratings. Nonito Donaire and Genesis Servania move up a spot. Rey Vargas won and Julio Ceja comes into our ratings at No.6. Bantamweight: Jamie McDonnell won against Tomoki Kameda, who drops a spot below Juan Carlos Payano. Suriyan Sor Rungvisai won but stays at No.10. Super-flyweight: Carlos Cuadras won, Zolani Tete won and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai won, but we have no actual changes. Flyweight: No changes. Light-flyweight: Raul Garcia won. Paipahrob Kokietgym won and goes to No.6 over Milan Melindo in our only change. Minimumweight: Bryon Rojas won but there’s no actual changes.