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Divisional rankings: Watch out for Bruce 'Shu Shu' Carrington at 126

Featherweight Bruce Carrington, right, stopped Bernard Torres in the fourth round last Friday to stay unbeaten. Al Bello/Getty Images

ESPN's divisional boxing rankings highlight the best in the sport in every weight class. They will change often, based on recent results and performances. Rankings are based on what a fighter has accomplished in the weight division in which he is ranked. Fighters who have announced they are moving to a different weight class will be ranked in that new division, if warranted, only once they fight in that weight class. Fighters who currently own titles in two divisions can be ranked in both.

Fighters who haven't competed in the past 12 months -- and don't have a fight scheduled -- will be dropped from the rankings until they fight again. Any fighter who tests positive for a performance-enhancing substance will also be removed. That boxer will be eligible to re-enter the rankings after his next bout.

Friday night in New York, O'Shaquie Foster defended his WBC junior lightweight title in a hard-fought bout against Abraham Nova. Foster outpointed Nova in a split decision win (115-112, 116-111, 113-114) to stay at No. 2 in the division behind Emanuel Navarrete, who's probably moving up to lightweight for his next fight to face Denys Berinchyk for the vacant WBO 135-pound title.

Foster (22-2, 12 KOs) has won 12 consecutive fights since his last loss almost eight years ago. Nova (23-2, 16 KOs) is 3-2 in his last fight after suffering a KO loss against Robeisy Ramirez in June 2022.

On the undercard, featherweight Bruce "Shu Shu" Carrington scored a fourth-round KO victory over Bernard Torres to stay unbeaten. This was Carrington's fourth stoppage victory in his last five fights.

Carrington (11-0, 7 KOs) landed a powerful right hand to Torres' head that send him face first to the canvas for the KO. With the win, Carrington moves up two spots to No. 8 in a very talented 126-pound division.

"It always means the world to perform in front of my home crowd. New York City. Madison Square Garden," Carrington, from Brooklyn, said after the fight. "Ya'll make me want to turn up every time. Every single time I fight here I get a knockout. Every time I fight here, I get a stoppage.

"I felt that he leaned into the punch, and it landed at the right place with the right leverage."

Also on the card, Andres Cortes defeated Bryan Chevalier by fourth-round TKO in another impressive performance. Cortes (2-0, 12 KOs) moves up one spot to No. 7 at junior lightweight.

Rankings are determined by Mike Coppinger, Nick Parkinson, Damian Delgado Averhoff and Andres Ferrari. They are updated weekly on Tuesdays.

For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. For ESPN women's divisional rankings click here.

Heavyweight - Cruiserweight - Light heavyweight - Super middleweight - Middleweight - Junior middleweight - Welterweight - Junior welterweight - Lightweight - Junior lightweight - Featherweight - Junior featherweight - Bantamweight - Junior bantamweight - Flyweight - Junior flyweight - Strawweight


HEAVYWEIGHT (UNLIMITED)

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Oleksandr Usyk drops Daniel Dubois to retain titles

Oleksandr Usyk knocks Daniel Dubois down a second time to finally finish the fight and retain his belts.

1. Tyson Fury     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 34-0-1, 24 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Francis Ngannou, Oct. 28 (Watch this fight on ESPN+ PPV)
Next: May 18 vs. Oleksandr Usyk


2. Oleksandr Usyk     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 21-0, 14 KOs
Last: W (KO9) Daniel Dubois, Aug. 26
Next: May 18 vs. Tyson Fury


3. Anthony Joshua     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 27-3, 24 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Otto Wallin, Dec. 23
Next: March 8 vs. Francis Ngannou


4. Joseph Parker     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 34-3, 23 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Deontay Wilder, Dec. 23
Next: March 8 vs. Zhilei Zhang


5. Zhilei Zhang     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 26-1-1, 21 KOs
Last: W (KO3) Joe Joyce, Sept. 23
Next: March 8 vs. Joseph Parker


6. Filip Hrgovic     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 17-0, 14 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Mark De Mori, Dec. 23
Next: TBA


7. Deontay Wilder     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 43-3-1, 42 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Joseph Parker, Dec. 23
Next: TBA


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Jared Anderson punishes Andriy Rudenko for TKO win

Jared Anderson puts a beating on Andriy Rudenko in Round 5 to force the referee to stop the fight.

8. Jared Anderson     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 16-0, 15 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Andriy Rudenko, Aug. 26
Next: TBA


9. Daniel Dubois     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 20-2, 19 KOs
Last: W (TKO10) Jarrell Miller, Dec. 23
Next: TBA


10. Martin Bakole     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 20-1, 15 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Carlos Takam, Oct. 28
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Andy Ruiz Jr. has been removed for inactivity. Dillian Whyte has been removed for testing positive for a banned substance.


CRUISERWEIGHT (UP TO 200 POUNDS)

1. Jai Opetaia     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 24-0, 19 KOs
Last: W (KO1) Ellis Zorro, Dec. 23
Next: May 18 vs. Mairis Briedis


2. Badou Jack     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 28-3-3, 17 KOs
Last: W (TKO12) Ilunga Junior Makabu, Feb. 26
Next: TBA


3. Chris Billam-Smith     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 19-1, 13 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Mateusz Masternak, Dec. 10
Next: TBA


4. Norair Mikaeljan     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 27-2, 12 KOs
Last: W (TKO3) Ilunga Makabu, Nov. 4
Next: TBA


5. Lawrence Okolie     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 19-1, 14 KOs
Last: L (MD12) Chris Billam-Smith, May 27
Next: TBA


6. Gilberto Ramirez     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 45-1, 30 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Joe Smith Jr., Oct. 7
Next: TBA


7. Richard Riakporhe     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 17-0, 13 KOs
Last: W (TKO2) Dylan Bregeon, Nov. 18
Next: TBA


8. Mateusz Masternak     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 47-6, 31 KOs
Last: L (TKO8) Chris Billam-Smith, Dec. 10
Next: TBA


9. Isaac Chamberlain     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 16-2, 8 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Mikael Lawal, Oct. 21
Next: TBA


10. Ryan Rozicki     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 20-1, 19 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Olanrewaju Durodola, Dec. 2
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Yuniel Dorticos, Arsen Goulamirian and Mairis Briedis have been removed for inactivity.


LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT (UP TO 175 POUNDS)

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Artur Beterbiev claims victory after Callum Smith's corner stops fight

Artur Beterbiev demolishes Callum Smith in Round 7 of their bout to retain his titles in the main event of Top Rank Boxing.

1. Artur Beterbiev     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 20-0, 20 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Callum Smith, Jan. 13
Next: June 1 vs. Dmitry Bivol


2. Dmitry Bivol     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 22-0, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Lyndon Arthur, Dec. 23
Next: June 1 vs. Artur Beterbiev


3. Joshua Buatsi     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 18-0, 13 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Dan Azeez, Feb. 3
Next: TBA


4. Anthony Yarde     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 25-3, 24 KOs
Last: W (TKO3) Marko Nikolic, Feb. 10
Next: TBA


5. Callum Smith     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 29-2, 21 KOs
Last: L (TKO7) Artur Beterbiev, Jan. 13
Next: TBA


6. Oleksandr Gvozdyk     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 20-1, 16 KOs
Last: W (KO2) Isaac Rodrigues, KO2
Next: TBA vs. David Benavidez


7. Dan Azeez     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 20-1, 13 KOs
Last: L (UD8) Joshua Buatsi, Feb. 3
Next: TBA


8. Michael Eifert     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 12-1, 4 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Mose Auimatagi Jr., Dec. 20
Next: March 17 vs. TBA


9. Craig Richards     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 18-3-1, 11 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Boris Crighton, Feb. 10
Next: TBA


10. Connor Wallace     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 11-1, 8 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Mose Auimatagi Jr., Dec. 20
Next: March 17 vs. Jack Gipp

Editor's note: Andre Dirrell has been remove for inactivity.


SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT (UP TO 168 POUNDS)

1. Canelo Alvarez     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 60-2-2, 39 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Jermell Charlo, Sept. 30
Next: TBA


2. David Benavidez     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 28-0, 24 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Demetrius Andrade, Nov. 25
Next: TBA vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk


3. David Morrell     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 10-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Sena Agbeko, Dec. 16
Next: TBA


4. Jaime Munguia     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 43-0, 34 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) John Ryder, Jan. 27
Next: TBA


5. Caleb Plant     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 22-2, 13 KOs
Last: L (UD12) David Benavidez, March 25
Next: TBA


6. Christian Mbili     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 26-0, 22 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Rohan Murdock, Jan. 13
Next: TBA


7. Diego Pacheco     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 20-0, 17 KOs
Last: W (KO9) Marcelo Coceres, Nov. 18
Next: April 6 vs. Shawn McCalman


8. Demetrius Andrade     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 32-1, 19 KOs
Last: L (TKO6) David Benavidez, Nov. 25
Next: TBA


9. John Ryder     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 32-7, 18 KOs
Last: L (TKO9) Jaime Munguia, Jan. 27
Next: TBA


10. Bektemir Melikuziev     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 13-1, 10 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Alantez Fox, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


MIDDLEWEIGHT (UP TO 160 POUNDS)

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Janibek Alimkhanuly stops Vincenzo Gualtieri in Round 6

Janibek Alimkhanuly unifies two middleweight titles with a sixth-round stoppage of Vincenzo Gualtieri.

1. Janibek Alimkhanuly     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 15-0, 10 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Vincenzo Gualtieri, Oct. 14 (Watch this fight on ESPN+)
Next: TBA


2. Carlos Adames     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 23-1, 18 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) Julian Williams, June 24
Next: TBA


3. Chris Eubank Jr.     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 32-3, 24 KOs
Last: W (TKO10) Liam Smith, Sept. 2 (Watch this fight on ESPN+)
Next: TBA


4. Jermall Charlo     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 33-0, 22 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Jose Benavidez Jr., Nov. 25
Next: TBA


5. Meiirim Nursultanov     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 19-0, 11 KOs
Last: W (TKO8) Kazuto Takesako, April 15
Next: TBA


6. Hamzah Sheeraz     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 19-0, 15 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Liam Williams, Feb. 10
Next: TBA


7. Liam Smith     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 33-4-1, 20 KOs
Last: L (TKO10) Chris Eubank Jr., Sept. 2 (Watch this fight on ESPN+)
Next: TBA


8. Elijah Garcia     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 16-0, 13 KOs
Last: W (TKO8) Jose Armando Resendiz, Sept. 30
Next: TBA


9. Austin Williams     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 16-0, 11 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Armel Mbumba-Yassa, Feb. 3
Next: TBA


10. Sergiy Derevyanchenko     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 14-5, 10 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Jaime Munguia, June 10
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Michael Zerafa, Gennadiy Golovkin and Erislandy Lara have been removed for inactivity.


JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT (UP TO 154 POUNDS)

1. Jermell Charlo     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 35-2-1, 19 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Canelo Alvarez, Sept. 30 (Fight was contested at 168 pounds)
Next: TBA


2. Tim Tszyu     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 24-0, 17 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Brian Mendoza, Oct. 14
Next: March 30 vs. Keith Thurman


3. Brian Mendoza     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 22-3, 16 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Tim Tszyu, Oct. 14
Next: TBA


4. Sebastian Fundora     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 20-1-1, 13 KOs
Last: L (KO7) Brian Mendoza, April 8
Next: March 30 vs. Serhii Bohachuk


5. Erickson Lubin     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 26-2, 18 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Jesus Alejandro Ramos Jr., Sept. 30
Next: TBA


6. Vergil Ortiz Jr.     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 20-0, 20 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Fredrick Lawson, Jan. 6
Next: TBA


7. Magomed Kurbanov     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 25-0, 13 KOs
Last: W (SD12) Michel Soro, May 6
Next: TBA


8. Israil Madrimov     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 9-0-1, 6 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Raphael Igbokwe, April 8
Next: TBA


9. Xander Zayas     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 18-0, 12 KOs
Last: W (KO5) Jorge Fortea Dec. 9
Next: TBA


10. Michel Soro     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 35-4-2, 24 KOs
Last: L (SD12) Magomed Kurbanov, May 6
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Charles Conwell and Brian Castano have been removed for inactivity.


WELTERWEIGHT (UP TO 147 POUNDS)

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Stephen A.: Terence Crawford is the best in the world right now

Stephen A. Smith tabs Terence Crawford as the best pound-for-pound fighter after his win over Errol Spence Jr.

1. Terence Crawford     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 40-0, 31 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) Errol Spence Jr., July 29
Next: TBA


2. Errol Spence Jr.     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 28-1, 22 KOs
Last: L (TKO10) Terence Crawford, July 29
Next: TBA


3. Jaron Ennis     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 31-0, 28 KOs
Last: W (KO10) Roiman Villa, July 8
Next: TBA


4. Mario Barrios     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 28-2, 18 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Yordenis Ugas, Sept. 30
Next: TBA


5. Cody Crowley     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 22-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Abel Ramos, March 25
Next: TBA


6. Conor Benn     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 23-0, 14 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Peter Dobson, Feb. 3
Next: TBA


7. David Avanesyan     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 29-4-1, 17 KOs
Last: L (TKO6) Terence Crawford, Dec. 10
Next: TBA


8. Giovani Santillan     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 32-0, 17 KOs
Last: W (KO6) Alexis Rocha, Oct. 21
Next: TBA


9. Roiman Villa     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 26-2, 24 KOs
Last: L (KO10) Jaron Ennis, July 8
Next: TBA


10. Souleymane Cissokho     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 17-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Isaias Lucero, Nov. 4
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Eimantas Stanionis has been removed for inactivity.


JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT (UP TO 140 POUNDS)

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Teofimo Lopez dominates Josh Taylor in unanimous decision

Teofimo Lopez dominates Josh Taylor down the stretch as he wins by unanimous decision.

1. Devin Haney     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 31-0, 15 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Regis Prograis, Dec. 9
Next: April 20 vs. Devin haney


2. Teofimo Lopez     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 20-1, 13 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Jamaine Ortiz, Feb. 8
Next: TBA


3. Subriel Matias     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 20-1, 20 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Shohjahon Ergashev, Nov. 25
Next: TBA


4. Jack Catterall     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 28-1, 13 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Jorge Linares, Oct. 21
Next: April 27 vs. Josh Taylor


5. Josh Taylor     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 19-1, 13 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Teofimo Lopez Jr., June 10
Next: April 27 vs. Jack Catterall


6. Regis Prograis     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 29-2, 24 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Devin Haney, Dec. 9
Next: TBA


7. Jose Ramirez     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 28-1, 18 KOs
Last: W (KO11) Richard Commey, March 25
Next: TBA


8. Ryan Garcia     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 24-1, 20 KOs
Last: W (KO8) Oscar Duarte, Dec. 2
Next: April 20 vs. Devin Haney


9. Jamaine Ortiz     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 17-2-1, 8 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Teofimo Lopez, Feb. 9
Next: TBA


10. Rolando Romero     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 15-1, 13 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) Ismael Barroso, May 13
Next: March 30 vs. Isaac Cruz


LIGHTWEIGHT (UP TO 135 POUNDS)

1. Vasiliy Lomachenko     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 17-3, 11 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Devin Haney, May 20
Next: May 12 vs. George Kambosos Jr.


2. Gervonta Davis     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 29-0, 27 KOs
Last: W (KO7) Ryan Garcia, April 22
Next: TBA vs. Frank Martin


3. Shakur Stevenson     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 21-0, 10 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Edwin De Los Santos, Nov. 16
Next: TBA


4. William Zepeda     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 29-0, 25 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Mercito Gesta, Sept. 16
Next: March 16 vs. Maxi Hughes


5. George Kambosos Jr.     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 21-2, 10 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Maxi Hughes, June 22
Next: May 12 vs. Vasiliy Lomachenko


6. Isaac Cruz     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 25-2-1, 17 KOs
Last: W (SD12) Giovanni Cabrera, July 29
Next: March 30 vs. Rolando Romero


7. Frank Martin     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 18-0, 12 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Artem Harutyunyan, July 15
Next: TBA vs. Gervonta Davis


8. Raymond Muratalla     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 19-0, 16 KOs
Last: W (TKO8) Diego Torres Nunez, Nov. 4
Next: March 29 vs. Agustin Ezequiel Quintana


9. Zaur Abdullaev     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 18-1, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Roger Gutierrez, Feb. 10
Next: TBA


10. Keyshawn Davis     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 10-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Jose Pedraza, Feb. 9
Next: TBA


JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT (UP TO 130 POUNDS)

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Emanuel Navarrete wins instant classic vs. Oscar Valdez

Emanuel Navarrete comes out victorious in a 12-round classic vs. Oscar Valdez in Arizona.

1. Emanuel Navarrete     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 38-1-1, 31 KOs
Last: Draw (MD12) Robson Conceicao, Nov. 16
Next: TBA


2. O'Shaquie Foster     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 22-2, 12 KOs
Last: W (SD12) Abraham Nova, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


3. Joe Cordina     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 17-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Edward Vazquez, Nov. 4
Next: May 18 vs. Anthony Cacace


4. Robson Conceicao     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 17-2-1 1 NC, 8 KOs
Last: Draw (MD12) Emanuel Navarrete, Nov. 16
Next: TBA


5. Lamont Roach     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 24-1-1 9 KOs
Last: W (SD12) Hector Luis Garcia, Nov. 25
Next: TBA


6. Oscar Valdez     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 31-2, 23 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Emanuel Navarrete, Aug. 12
Next: March 29 vs. Liam Wilson


7. Andres Cortes     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 21-0, 12 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Bryan Chevalier, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


8. Eduardo Nunez     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 27-1, 27 KOs
Last: W (TKO11) Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


9. Edward Vazquez     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 15-2, 3 KOs
Last: L (MD12) Joe Cordina, Nov. 4
Next: TBA


10. Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 17-2-1, 14 KOs
Last: L (TKO11) Eduardo Nunez, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


FEATHERWEIGHT (UP TO 126 POUNDS)

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Luis Alberto Lopez knocks Michael Conlan out cold in Belfast

Luis Alberto Lopez flattens Michael Conlan with a huge uppercut to Conlan's chin to retain his belt.

1. Luis Alberto Lopez     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 29-2, 16 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Joet Gonzalez, Sept. 15
Next: March 2 vs. Reiya Abe


2. Leigh Wood     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 28-3, 17 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Josh Warrington, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


3. Rafael Espinoza     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 24-0, 20 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Robeisy Ramirez, Dec. 9
Next: TBA


4. Brandon Figueroa     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 24-1-1, 18 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Mark Magsayo, March 4
Next: TBA


5. Robeisy Ramirez     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 13-2, 8 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Rafael Espinoza, Dec. 9
Next: TBA


6. Rey Vargas     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 36-1, 22 KOs
Last: L (UD12) O'Shaquie Foster, Feb. 11
Next: March 8 vs. Nick Ball


7. Josh Warrington     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 31-3-1, 8 KOs
Last: L (TKO7) Leigh Wood, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


8. Bruce Carrington     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 11-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (KO4) Bernard Torres, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


9. Nick Ball     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 19-0, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Isaac Dogboe, Nov. 18
Next: March 8 vs. Rey Vargas


10. Reiya Abe     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 25-3-1, 10 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Kiko Martinez, April 8
Next: March 2 vs. Luis Alberto Lopez

Editor's note: Gary Russell Jr. has been removed for inactivity. Mauricio Lara has moved to junior lightweight.


JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHT (UP TO 122 POUNDS)

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Naoya Inoue secures 10th-round TKO of Marlon Tapales

Marlon Tapales can't beat the count as Naoya Inoue secures the undisputed junior featherweight title.

1. Naoya Inoue     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 26-0, 23 KOs
Last: W (KO10) Marlon Tapales, Dec. 26 (Watch this fight on ESPN+)
Next: May 6 vs. Luis Nery


2. Stephen Fulton     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 21-1, 8 KOs
Last: L (TKO8) Naoya Inoue, July 25
Next: TBA


3. Luis Nery     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 35-1, 27 KOs
Last: W (TKO2) Froilan Saludar, July 8
Next: May 6 vs. Naoya Inoue


4. Marlon Tapales     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 37-4, 19 KOs
Last: L (TKO10) Naoya Inoue, Dec. 26 (Watch this fight on ESPN+)
Next: TBA


5. Murodjon Akhmadaliev     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 12-1, 9 KOs
Last: W (TKO8) Kevin Gonzalez, Dec. 16
Next: TBA


6. Azat Hovhannisyan     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 21-4, 17 KOs
Last: L (KO11) Luis Nery, Feb. 18
Next: TBA


7. John Riel Casimero     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 33-4-1, 22 KOs
Last: Draw (TD4) Yukinori Oguni, Oct. 12
Next: TBA


8. Sam Goodman     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 17-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Zhong Liu, Dec. 15
Next: TBA


9. Elijah Pierce     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 18-2, 15 KOs
Last: W (KO3) Mike Plania, Aug. 4
Next: TBA


10. Ra'eese Aleem     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 20-1, 12 KOs
Last: L (SD12) Sam Goodman, June 18
Next: TBA


BANTAMWEIGHT (UP TO 118 POUNDS)

1. Emmanuel Rodriguez     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 22-2, 13 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Melvin Lopez, Aug. 12
Next: TBA


2. Takuma Inoue     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 19-1, 5 KOs
Last: W (KO9) Jerwin Ancajas, Feb. 24
Next: TBA


3. Jason Moloney     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 27-2, 19 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Saul Sanchez, Jan. 13
Next: TBA


4. Alexandro Santiago     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 28-4-5, 14 KOs
Last: L (TKO6) Junto Nakatani, Feb. 24
Next: TBA


5. Vincent Astrolabio     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 19-4, 14 KOs
Last: W (TKO11) Nawaphon Kaikanha, Aug. 26
Next: TBA


6. Sho Ishida     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 33-3, 16 KOs
Last: W (SD12) Victor Santillan, June 11
Next: TBA


7. Ryosuke Nishida     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 8-0, 1 KO
Last: W (UD12) Christian Medina Jimenez, Aug. 11
Next: TBA


8. Jerwin Ancajas     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 34-3-2, 23 KOs
Last: L (KO9) Takuma Inoue, Feb. 24
Next: TBA


9. David Cuellar     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 25-0, 17 KOs
Last: W (TKO3) Marlon Rios Sarinana, Aug. 18
Next: Jan. 19 vs. Pablo Ariel Gomez


10. Jonathan Rodriguez     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 17-1-1, 7 KOs
Last: W (KO1) Khalid Yafai, Nov. 18
Next: Feb. 24 vs. Antonio Vargas

Editor's note: Gary Antonio Russell and Kal Yafai have been remove for inactivity.


JUNIOR BANTAMWEIGHT (UP TO 115 POUNDS)

1. Juan Francisco Estrada     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 44-3, 28 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, Dec. 3
Next: TBA


2. Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 51-4, 41 KOs
Last: L (MD12) Juan Francisco Estrada, Dec. 3
Next: TBA


3. Kazuto Ioka     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 31-2-1, 16 KOs
Last: W (KO7) Josber Perez, Dec. 31
Next: TBA


4. Junto Nakatani     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 26-0, 19 KOs
Last: W (TKO6) Alexandro Santiago, Feb. 24
Next: TBA


5. Fernando Martinez     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 16-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (TKO11) Jade Bornea, June 24
Next: TBA


6. Carlos Cuadras     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 41-5-1, 28 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Juan Carlos Mireles, Aug. 4
Next: TBA


7. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 55-6-1, 46 KOs
Last: W (UD6) Kritiphak Duangnut, Dec. 23
Next: TBA


8. Kosei Tanaka     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 20-1, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Christian Bacasegua Rangel, Feb. 24
Next: TBA


9. Andrew Moloney     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 26-3, 16 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Judy Flores, Dec. 9
Next: TBA


10. KJ Cataraja     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 16-0, 13 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Edward Heno, Feb. 11, 2023
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Joshua Franco retired.


FLYWEIGHT (UP TO 112 POUNDS)

1. Jesse Rodriguez     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 19-0, 12 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) Sunny Edwards, Dec. 16
Next: TBA

2. Sunny Edwards     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 20-1, 4 KOs
Last: L (TKO9) Jesse Rodriguez, Dec. 16
Next: TBA


3. Julio Cesar Martinez     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 20-2, 1 NC, 15 KOs
Last: W (TKO11) Ronal Batista, May 6
Next: TBA


4. Seigo Yuri Akui     Previous ranking: No. 9

Record: 19-2-1, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Artem Dalakian, Jan. 23
Next: TBA


5. Angel Ayala     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 17-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Felix Alvarado, Oct. 14
Next TBA


6. Artem Dalakian     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 22-1, 15 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Seigo Yuri Akui, Jan. 23
Next: TBA


7. David Jimenez     Previous ranking: No. 6

Record: 13-1, 10 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Rosendo Guarneros, July 21
Next: TBA


8. Ricardo Sandoval     Previous ranking: No. 7

Record: 23-2, 16 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Victor Sandoval, Oct. 21
Next TBA


9. Angelino Cordova     Previous ranking: No. 8

Record: 18-0-1, 12 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Angel Acosta, April 6
Next TBA


10. Galal Yafai     Previous ranking: No. 10

Record: 6-0, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Rocco Santomauro, Dec. 16
Next TBA


JUNIOR FLYWEIGHT (UP TO 108 POUNDS)

1. Kenshiro Teraji     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 23-1, 14 KOs
Last: W (MD12) Carlos Canizales, Jan. 23
Next: TBA


2. Jonathan Gonzalez     Previous ranking: 2

Record: 27-3-1, 14 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Shokichi Iwata, Nov. 1
Next: March 2 vs. TBA


3. Carlos Canizales     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 26-2-1, 19 KOs
Last: L (MD12) Kenshiro Teraji, Jan. 13
Next: TBA


4. Sivenathi Nontshinga     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 13-1, 10 KOs
Last: W (TKO10) Adrian Curiel, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


5. Adrian Curiel     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 24-5-1, 5 KOs
Last: L (TKO10) Sivenathi Nontshinga, Feb. 16
Next: TBA


STRAWWEIGHT (UP TO 105 POUNDS)

1. Oscar Collazo     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 9-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (KO3) Reyneris Gutierrez, Jan. 27
Next: TBA


2. Ginjiro Shigeoka     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 10-0, 8 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Daniel Valladares, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


3. Yudai Shigeoka     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 8-0, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD12) Petchmanee CP Freshmart, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


4. Petchmanee CP Freshmart     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 40-2, 24 KOs
Last: L (UD12) Yudai Shigeoka, Oct. 7
Next: TBA


5. Erick Rosa     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 6-0, 2 KOs
Last: W (TKO8) Orlando Pino, Aug. 25
Next: TBA

Editor's note: Knockout CP Freshmart has been removed for inactivity.