Latest World and British Ratings (September 2015)
Boxing Monthly’s World and British rankings for September 2015 are explained by Colin Harris, our in-house ratings statistician. Trainer, fighter, manager and promoter queries are welcome.
Heavyweight: David Price lost and drops down below Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte and Gary Cornish to No.7 with Whyte also going above Hughie Fury to No.4. We drop Ian Lewison for inactivity so Ali Adams moves up to No.9 and we bring in Dorian Darch as our No.10. Cruiserweight: Matty Askin won and moves up to No.3. Tommy McCarthy comes in at No.5 as he beats Courtney Fry and shuffles the pack down (and pushes out Wayne Adeniyi). Light-heavyweight: No changes. Super-middleweight: No changes. Middleweight: Adam Etches won and goes above Selkirk to No.9. Light-middleweight: Brian Rose won and goes back up to first over Liam Smith. Gary Corcoran comes into our ratings at No.9h pushing Freddie Turner to 10th and pushing Jimmy Kelly out. Welterweight: Sam Eggington became British champion beating Glenn Foot. It’s all change at the bottom end as Larry Ekundayo comes in at No.7, Junior Witter stays No.8, Tamuka Mucha becomes Southern Area champ and comes in at No.9 with Denton Vassell dropping to No.10. We lose both Glenn Foot and Shayne Singleton completely. Light-welterweight: Ricky Burns disappears from No.1 spot and is now listed at lightweight. Willie Limond is dropped from No.2 for inactivity and everyone remaining shuffles up a couple of places. Tyrone Nurse and Chris Jenkins drew for the British title with Jenkins rising to No.6 and Nurse staying No.5, Bradley Saunders dropping to No.7 and Jack Catterall to No.8. Our new No.9 is English champion Joe Hughes and our new No.10 is Southern Area champ Johnny Coyle. Lightweight: Anthony Crolla drew with WBA champion Darleys Perez and moves up to No.2 over Kevin Mitchell. Ricky Burns won and returns to our lightweight rankings at No.4, pushing everyone else down a spot. Gary Buckland is now to be listed at super-feather so is dropped, meaning Craig Evans stays No.9 and Kirk Goodings stays No.10. Super-featherweight: As mentioned above, Gary Buckland rejoins our super-feather rankings at No.3 and shuffles everyone down. Mitchell Smith won and climbs to No.6, Martin J. Ward won and rises to No.7, Jon Kays won but drops to No.8, Simpson drops to No.9 with Andy Townend No.10 and Troy James getting pushed out. Featherweight: Marco McCullough lost and drops below James Tennyson to No.7 in our only change. Super-bantamweight: Kid Galahad is dropped from No.3 due to suspension and everyone shuffles-up accordingly. Leigh Wood has decided to compete at a higher weight so is dropped from No.6 here and our bottom three shuffle-up again. Central Area champion Muheeb Fazeldin is our new No.9 and No.10 goes to Ramzy Nassa. Bantamweight: No changes. Super-flyweight: No changes. Flyweight: Both Luke Wilton and Don Broadhurst are dropped for inactivity. Louis Norman goes to No.3, with our new No.4 being Waleed Din and No.5 being Jamie Williams.
Heavyweight: No changes. Cruiserweight: Krzysztof Wlodarczyk is dropped from No.7 for inactivity and N.s 8-10 all shuffle-up a place, with Murat Gassiev (22-0) as our new No.10. Light-Heavyweight: Nadjib Mohammedi is dropped from No.9 with Eleider Alvarez coming in to replace him. Super-middleweight: Arthur Abraham won over Robert Steiglitz, who is dropped from No.7 with everyone shuffling-up and Gilberto Ramirez comes in as our new No.10. Middleweight: No changes. Super-welterweight: Demetrius Andrade is dropped from No.4 for inactivity and everyone lower shuffles-up a place, with Willie Nelson coming in as our new No.10. Welterweight: Marcos Maidana is dropped from No.8 for inactivity. Danny Garcia won and goes over Brandon Rios to No.8, as does our new No. 9 Dmitry Mikhaylenko. Super-lightweight: Eduard Troyanovsky is dropped from No.10 in place of new IBF champion Cesar Rene Cuenca (pictured left). Lightweight: Firstly, Yuriorkis Gamboa is closing-in on a year inactive and has made statements about his return being at super-feather, so we will rank him there when he is active again. Therefore, Gamboa is dropped from No.1 spot for inactivity and everyone shuffles up a place. Then we drop Richard Abril from No.3 place and Mickey Bey from No.4 (both now 12 months inactive) and shuffle everyone below them up two places. Darleys Perez drew with Anthony Crolla and drops down to No.7 below Dejan Zlaticanin/Raymundo Beltran/Terry Flanagan with Crolla coming in at No.8. Dierry Jean is our new No. 9 and Richard Commey is our new No.10. Super-featherweight: New IBF champ Jose Pedraza comes into our ratings at No.8, pushing Francisco Vargas and Stephen Smith down, and pushing Romain Jacob out. Featherweight: Jhonny Gonzalez is dropped from No.8 as he rises to super-featherweight. Abner Mares and Marvin Sonsona shuffle-up while we bring in WBA champion Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar as our new No.10. Super-bantamweight: Carl Frampton won and Scott Quigg won while going up to No.3 over Leo Santa Cruz and Nonito Donaire. Kiko Martinez lost to Quigg and drops to No.10, while Albert Pagara won and rises over Shingo Wake, who drops to No.9, while Genesis Servania/Rey Vargas/Pagara all shuffle up. Bantamweight: Malcolm Tunacao is dropped from No.7 for inactivity and Hugo Ruiz is dropped from No.9 as he heads to super-bantam permanently. Rau’shee Warren, new WBO champ Pungluang Sor Singyu and Lee Haskins come in as our new Nos. 7-9, with Suriyan Sor Rungvisai dropping to No.10 and Rodrigo Guerrero getting nudged out. Super-flyweight: McJoe Arroyo crashes into our ratings at No.4 as new IBF champion, shuffling everyone down and pushing Arthur Villanueva out. Flyweight: We’re dropping Edgar Sosa/Giovanni Segura/Moruti Mthalane in one foul swoop for a variety of reasons: McWilliams Arroyo moves up to No.7, we bring in Johnriel Casimero at No.8, Saul Juarez in No.9 and Moises Fuentes in at No.10. Light-flyweight: No changes. Minimumweight: Oswaldo Novoa is dropped from No.6 as he’s gone up to flyweight. Nos. 7-10 all shuffle-up a place accordingly and we bring in Jeffrey Galero as our new No. 10.