WBC Rankings Update: April 2019

With a number of big fights taking place in March, the World Boxing Council had a lot to consider when it comes to its rankings.

Notable fighters such as Lawrence Okolie, Sergey Lipinets, Anthony Yarde, Maciej Sulecki and several others entered the rankings in various weight classes. The full rankings can be seen at this link and below are some of the changes in the new rankings.

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Heavyweight:

  • No notable changes

Cruiserweight:

  • Lawrence Okolie enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Kevin Lerena enters the rankings at No. 7
  • Yves Ngaby (formerly No. 14) drops out of the rankings
  • Imre Szello (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings

Light Heavyweight:

  • Anthony Yarde enters the rankings at No. 8
  • Callum Johnson enters the rankings at No. 10
  • Sven Fornling enters the rankings at No. 11
  • Joe Smith Jr. enters the rankings at No. 12
  • Doudout Ngumbu (formerly No. 8) dropped out of the rankings
  • Seanie Monaghan (formerly No. 11) dropped out of the rankings
  • Radivoke Kalajdic (formerly No. 13) dropped out of the rankings
  • Mehdi Amar (formerly No. 15) dropped out of the rankings

Super Middleweight:

  • No notable changes

Middleweight:

  • Maciej Sulecki enters the rankings at No. 3
  • Liam Williams enters the rankings at No. 13
  • Gabriel Rosado (formerly No. 13) dropped out of the rankings
  • Hugo Centeno Jr. (formerly No. 15) dropped out of the rankings

Junior Middleweight:

  • Liam Smith enters the rankings at No. 13
  • Bakhram Murtazaliev enters the rankings at No. 15
  • Liam Williams (formerly No. 13) dropped out of the rankings
  • Maciej Sulecki (formerly No. 5) dropped out of the rankings

Welterweight:

  • Kerman Lejarraga drops from No. 2 to No. 13
  • Sergey Lipinets enters the rankings at No. 3
  • David Avanesyan enters the rankings at No. 8
  • Ray Robinson enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Mikael Zewski (formerly No. 13) dropped out of the rankings
  • Francisco Santana (formerly No. 14) dropped out of the rankings
  • Ahmed El Mousaoui (formerly No. 15) dropped out of the rankings

Junior Welterweight:

  • Sergey Lipinets (formerly No. 5) dropped out of the rankings
  • Rances Barthelemy (formerly No. 14) dropped out of the rankings
  • Anthony Yigit enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Jack Catterall enters the rankings at No. 15

Lightweight:

  • No notable changes

Super Featherweight:

  • Alberto Machado (formerly No. 14) dropped out of the rankings
  • Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov enters the rankings at No. 13

Featherweight:

  • Jessie Magdaleno enters the rankings at No. 5
  • Shun Kubo (formerly No. 11) dropped out of the rankings

Super Bantamweight:

  • Jessie Magdaleno (formerly No. 5) dropped out of the rankings
  • Brandon Figueroa (formerly No. 10) dropped out of the rankings
  • Jamie McDonnell enters the rankings at No. 15
  • Cesar Juarez enters the rankings at No. 14

Bantamweight:

  • No notable changes

Super Flyweight:

  • Francisco Rodriguez enters the rankings at No. 6
  • Norbelto Jimenez (formerly No. 9) dropped out of the rankings

Flyweight:

  • Andrew Selby drops from No. 1 to No. 6
  • Jay Harris enters the rankings at No. 15
  • Genesis Libranza enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Angel Moreno (formerly No. 14) dropped out of the rankings
  • Francisco Rodriguez (formerly No. 7) dropped out of the rankings

Light Flyweight:

  • Ryoichi Taguchi enters the rankings at No. 7
  • Rey Loreto (formerly No. 8) dropped out of the rankings

Minimumweight:

  • Tsubasa Koura drops from No. 3 to No. 13
  • Lito Dante enters the rankings at No. 10
  • Ganigan Lopez enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Chao Zhong Xiong (formerly No. 15) dropped out of the rankings
  • Eleizer Gazo (formerly No. 7) dropped out of the rankings
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