WBO Rankings Update July 2019: Two New No. 1 Contenders Named

Although things are light when it came to the most recent WBO rankings, a couple of noteworthy developments occurred at cruiserweight and junior middleweight.

At cruiserweight, after a rollercoaster that has been the aftermath of the World Boxing Super Series semifinals, Krzysztof Glowacki is now the No. 1 contender for the WBO title and will get a shot at the championship once the tournament concludes. As for the junior middleweight division, Carlos Adames is the No. 1 contender for that title after a win over Patrick Day on the June 28 edition Top Rank on ESPN.

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Below are the notable changes reflected in the latest edition of the WBO rankings. The full rankings can be seen at this link

Heavyweight:

  • Kyotaro Fujimoto (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Michael Hunter enters the rankings at No. 12

Cruiserweight:

  • Krzysztof Glowacki rises from No. 2 to No. 1
  • Imre Szello drops from No. 2 to No. 1

Light Heavyweight:

  • Igor Mikhalkin (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings
  • Alfonso Lopez enters the rankings at No. 15

Super Middleweight:

  • No notable changes

Middleweight:

  • Maciej Sulecki (formerly No. 2) drops out of the rankings
  • Kanat Islam enters the rankings at No. 8

Junior Middleweight:

  • Kell Brook drops from No. 1 to No. 5
  • Carlos Adames rises from No. 5 to No. 1
  • Patrick Day (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings
  • Brian Castano enters the rankings at No. 9

Welterweight:

  • Ray Robinson (formerly No. 15) drops out of the rankings
  • Mikael Zewski enters the rankings at No. 8

Junior Welterweight:

  • Mario Matamba (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Robert Quaye (formerly No. 14) drops out of the rankings
  • Zhankosh Turarov enters the rankings at No. 9
  • Ivan Baranchyk enters the rankings at No. 14

Lightweight:

  • No notable changes

Super Featherweight:

  • No notable changes

Featherweight:

  • Dave Penalosa (formerly No. 10) drops out of the rankings
  • Manuel Avila (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Luis Lebron enters the rankings at No. 10
  • Diego Alberto Ruiz enters the rankings at No. 13

Super Bantamweight:

  • Luis Lebron (formerly No. 7) drops out of the rankings
  • Jakkrawut Majoogen enters the rankings at No. 15

Bantamweight:

  • Prince Patel (formerly No. 6) drops out of the rankings
  • Diego Ruiz (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Joshua Franco enters the rankings at No. 11
  • Reymart Gaballo enters the rankings at No. 15

Super Flyweight:

  • Dewayne Beamon (formerly No. 12) drops out of the rankings
  • Jakkrawut Majoogen (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Iran Diaz enters the rankings at No. 14
  • Elton Dharry enters the rankings at No. 15

Flyweight:

  • No notable changes

Light Flyweight: 

  • Mark Vicelles enters the rankings at No. 12

Minimumweight: 

  • ArAr Andales (formerly No. 13) drops out of the rankings
  • Ayanda Dulani (formerly No. 14) drops out of the rankings
  • Siphamandia Baleni enters the rankings at No. 13
  • Rene Mark Cuarto enters the rankings at No. 15
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