IBF Rankings Update June 2019: Joshua, Hurd Enter Rankings After Losing Titles

With multiple IBF champions losing their belts this past month, a number of divisions have seen a change in the IBF rankings.

The IBF released its updated monthly rankings after several world title fights. The two biggest changes are in the heavyweight and junior middleweight rankings which saw former titleholders Anthony Joshua and Jarrett Hurd, respectively, enter the rankings after losing their titles.

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But those aren't the only notable changes in the IBF rankings and Fightful has you covered with highlighting who rose up and who went down. Below are the notable changes in the IBF rankings per weight class. The full rankings can be seen at this link

Heavyweight:

- Andy Ruiz Jr. (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings

- Anthony Joshua enters the rankings at No. 6

Cruiserweight:

- No notable changes

Light Heavyweight:

- Meng Fanlong rises from No. 7 to No. 1

Super Middleweight:

- Jesse Hart (formerly No. 10) drops out of the rankings

- Vladimir Shishkin (formerly No. 11) drops out of the rankings

- Rohan Murdock (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings

- Stefan Hartel enters the rankings at No. 10

- Evgeny Shvedenko enters the rankings at No. 11

- Zac Dunn enters the rankings at No. 14

Middleweight:

- No notable changes

Junior Middleweight:

- Julian Williams (formerly No. 1) drops put of the rankings

- Zakaria Attou (formerly No. 6) drops out of the rankings

- Jeff Horn (formerly No. 7) drops out of the rankings

- Jarrett Hurd enters the rankings at No. 4

- Abass Baraou enters the rankings at No. 15

Welterweight:

- No notable changes

Junior Welterweight:

- Josh Taylor (formerly No. 3) drops out of the rankings

- Yves Ulysse Jr. (formerly No. 8) drops out of the rankings

- Ryan Martin (formerly No. 12) drops out of the rankings

- Ivan Baranchyk enters the rankings at No. 4

- Liam Paro enters the rankings at No. 8

- Robbie Davies Jr. enters the rankings at No. 15

Lightweight:

- No notable changes

Super Featherweight:

- Zoltan Kovac (formerly No. 14) drops out of the rankings

- Muhammakhuja Yaqubov enters the rankings at No. 14

Featherweight:

- Toka Kahn Clary (formerly No. 9) drops out of the rankings

- Eduardo Ramirez (formerly No. 10) drops out of the rankings

- Jhack Tepora enters the rankings at No. 4

- Michael Conlan enters the rankings at No. 12

Super Bantamweight:

- No notable changes

Bantamweight:

- Ben Manaquil (formerly No. 8) drops out of the rankings

- Keita Kurihara (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings

- Emmanuel Rodriguez enters the rankings at No. 8

- Yuki Kobayashi enters the rankings at No. 12

Super Flyweight:

- Gideon Buthelezi (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings

- Sunny Edwards enters the rankings at No. 14

Flyweight:

- Jonathan Gonzalez (formerly No. 7) drops out of the rankings

- Josber Perez enters the rankings at No. 13

Light Flyweight:

- No notable changes

Minimumweight:

- Elwin Soto (formerly No. 4) drops out of the rankings

- Tsubasa Koura enters the rankings at No. 13

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