WBA Rankings for May

WBA Rankings for May
The two letters differ when it comes to naming the mandatory challengers for both champions.

On Wednesday, June 8, the WBA Rating Committee released its May rankings for all 17 weight divisions.



WBA-WBO Unified Champion: Tyson Fury (Great Britain)

WBA World Champion: Ruslan Chagaev (Uzbekistan)

WBA Interim Champion: Luis Ortiz (Cuba)



WBA Super World Champion: Denis Lebedev (Russia)

WBA World Champion: Beibut Shumenov (Kazakhstan)

WBA Interim Champion: Yunier Dorticos (Cuba)


Light Heavyweight

WBA-IBF-WBO Undisputed Champion: Sergey Kovalev (Russia)

WBA World Champion: Juergen Braehmer (Germany)

WBA Interim Champion: Dmitry Bivol (Kyrgyzstan)


Super Middleweight

WBA Super Champion: Felix Sturm (Germany)

WBA World Champion: Giovanni De Carolis (Italy)

WBA Interim Champion: Patrick Nielsen (Denmark)



WBA Super-IBF-WBC Champion: Gennady Golovkin (Kazakhstan)

WBA World Champion: Daniel Jacobs (USA)

WBA Interim Champion: Alfonso Blanco (Venezuela)


Super Welterweight

WBA World Champion: Erislandy Lara (Cuba)

WBA Interim Champion: Jack Culcay (Germany)



WBA World Champion: Keith Thurman (USA)

WBA Interim Champion: David Avanesyan (Russia)


Super Lightweight

WBA World Champion: Ricky Burns (Great Britain)



WBA World Champion: Anthony Crolla (Great Britain)


Super Featherweight

WBA Super Champion: Jezreel Corrales (Panama)

WBA World Champion: Javier Fortuna (Dominican Republic)



WBA Super Champion: Leo Santa Cruz (Mexico)

WBA World Champion: Jesus Andres Cuellar (Argentina)

WBA Interim Champion: Carlos Zambrano (Peru)


Super Bantamweight

WBA Super Champion: Guillermo Rigondeaux (Cuba)

WBA World Champion: Vacant

WBA Interim Champion: Moises Flores (Mexico)



WBA Undisputed Champion: Juan Carlos Payano (Dominican Republic)

WBA World Champion: Jamie McDonnell (Great Britain)

WBA Interim Champion: Zhanat Zhakiyanov (Kazakhstan)


Super Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Kohei Kono (Japan)

WBA Interim Champion: Luis Concepcion (Panama)



WBA-WBO Unified Champion: Juan Francisco Estrada (Mexico)

WBA World Champion: Kazuto Ioka (Japan)

WBA Interim Champion: Stamp Kiatniwat (Thailand)


Light Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Ryoichi Taguchi (Japan)

WBA Interim Champion: Vacant



WBA World Champion: Byron Rojas (Nicaragua)

WBA Interim Champion: Knockout CP Freshmart (Thailand)


WBA Ratings Committee

Chairman—Miguel Prado Sanchez

Vice Chairman—Gustavo Padilla

Members—George Martinez (Canada)

Jose Emilio Graglia (Argentina)

Yang Sup Shim (Korea)

Mariana Borisova (Bulgaria)


This article was penned by the author who is not related to the WBA and the statements, expressions or opinions referenced herein are that of the author alone and not the WBA.

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