Notable Changes Made In WBA Rankings

The new WBA rankings have been released and there are several changes being made.

A number of fighters, such as Badou Jack, Bryant Jennings, Luis Nery and many more saw their rankings go rise and fall due to fights taking place in the next few weeks. Fightful compiled a list of notable changes, which can be seen below of some of the biggest changes reflected in the WBA rankings.

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Heavyweight:
- Oscar Rivas (No. 7), Andy Ruiz (No. 12) and Guillermo Jones (No. 15) enter the rankings
- Bryant Jennings drops from No. 7 to unranked
- Sergey Kuzmin rises from No. 10 to No. 8

Cruiserweight:
- Firat Arslan rises from No. 11 to No. 8
- Maksim Vlasov drops from No. 6 to unranked
- Jianzheng Wang (No. 14) enters the rankings
- For some reason, Tony Bellew is still in the rankings at No. 9 despite being retired.

Light Heavyweight:
- Badou Jack drops from No. 1 to No. 6
- Marcus Browne rises from No. 2 to No. 1
- Joshua Buatsi (No. 5) enters the rankings
- Joe Fournier drops from No. 15 to unranked

Super Middleweight:
- With George Groves retiring, he drops from No. 7 to unranked
- Vincent Feigenbutz (No. 7), Derrick Webster (No. 8) and Lennox Allen (No. 9) enter the rankings
- Tyron Zeuge drops from No. 8 to unranked

Middleweight:
- No changes

Junior Middleweight:
- Julian Williams (No. 4) and Aram Amirkhanyan (No. 6) enter the rankings
- Khuseyn Baysangurov drops from No. 5 to unranked

Welterweight:
- Amir Khan drops from No. 5 to unranked
- Kerman Lejarraga rises from No. 8 to No. 5
- Adrien Broner drops from No. 6 to No. 9
- Josh Kelly rises from No. 10 to No. 7
- Josesito Lopez drops from No. 7 to No. 10

Junior Welterweight:
- Fabian Maidana (No. 9) and Marcelino Lopez (No. 10) drop out of the rankings
- Baishanbo Nasiyiwula (No. 14) and George Kambosos Jr. (No. 12) enter the rankings

Lightweight:
- Jorge Linares drops from No. 2 to No. 9
- Esneiker Correa (No. 12) enters the rankings)

Super Featherweight:
- Hugo Ruiz (No. 9) and Roger Gutierrez (No. 14) enter the rankings
- Jesus Cuellar (No. 7) and Muhammakhuja Yaqubov (No. 12) drop out of the rankings

Featherweight:
- Jhack Tepora is no longer interim champion and is unranked
- Hugo Ruiz (No. 10) drops out of the rankings
- Jesus Rojas (No. 4) enters the rankings
- Genesis Servania rises from No. 3 to No. 1
- Claudio Marrero drops from No. 5 to No. 7

Super Bantamweight:
- Hiroshige Osawa (No. 12) drops out of the rankings
- Yonfrez Parejo (No. 7) enters the rankings
- Moises Flores drops from No. 4 to No. 11
- Brandon Figueroa rises from No. 5 to No. 2

Bantamweight:
- Yonfrez Parejo (No. 10) drops out of the rankings
- Luis Nery (No. 10) enter the rankings

Super Flyweight:
- No changes

Flyweight:
- Juan Hernandez (No. 10) and Junto Nakatani (No. 14) enter the rankings
- Mirco Martin (No. 14) and Gideon Buthelezi (No. 13) drop out of the rankings

Light Flyweight:
- Sho Kimura (No. 11) enters the rankings
- Rodrigo Ramirez drops from No. 11 to No. 15
- Jessie Espinas (No. 12) drops out of the rankings

Minimumweight:
- Omari Kimweri (No. 15) and Norihito Tanaka (No. 13) enter the rankings
- Rey Loreto drops from No. 6 to No. 10
- Shin Ono (No. 13) and Ayanda Dulani (No. 14) drop out of the rankings
- Tsubasa Koura rises from No. 10 to No. 8

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