WBA Rankings for August

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WBA Rankings for August
On Thursday, September 15, the WBA Ratings Committee released its August rankings.

On Thursday, September 15, the WBA Ratings Committee released its August rankings.
On Thursday, September 15, the WBA Ratings Committee released its August rankings.

On Thursday, September 15, the WBA Ratings Committee released its August rankings for all 17 weight divisions.

 

Heavyweight

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

WBA Interim Champion: Luis Ortiz (Cuba)

WBA Latin American Champion: Guillermo Jones (Panama)

WBA Oceania Champion: Jun Long Zhang (China)

 

Cruiserweight

WBA World Champion: Denis Lebedev (Russia)

WBA Interim Champion: Beibut Shumenov (Kazakhstan)

WBA Interim Champion: Yunier Dorticos (Cuba)

WBA Continental Champion: Arsen Goulamirian (Armenia)

 

Light Heavyweight

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

WBA World Champion: Juergen Braehmer (Germany)

WBA Interim Champion: Dmitry Bivol (Kyrgyzstan)

WBA-NABA Champion: Artur Beterbiev (Russia)

WBA Continental Champion: Dominic Boesel (Germany)

WBA-PABA Champion: Shefat Isufi (Serbia)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Enrico Koelling (Germany)

WBA Latin American Champion: Azea Augustama (Haiti)

 

Super Middleweight

WBA Super Champion: Felix Sturm (Germany)

WBA World Champion: Giovanni De Carolis (Italy)

WBA International Champion: Patrick Nielsen (Denmark)

WBA Continental Champion: Dilmurod Satybaldiev (Kyrgyzstan)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Robin Krasniqi (Kosovo)

 

Middleweight

WBA Super Champion: Gennady Golovkin (Kazakhstan)

WBA World Champion: Daniel Jacobs (USA)

WBA Interim Champion: Alfonso Blanco (Venezuela)

WBA-NABA Champion: Rob Brant (USA)

WBA International Champion: John Ryder (Great Britain)

 

Super Welterweight

WBA World Champion: Erislandy Lara (Cuba)

WBA Interim Champion: Jack Culcay (Germany)

WBA International Champion: Michel Soro (Côte D’Ivoire)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Brandon Cook (Canada)

 

Welterweight

WBA World Champion: Keith Thurman (USA)

WBA Interim Champion: David Avanesyan (Russia)

WBA-PABA Champion: Tewa Kiram (Thailand)

WBA International Champion: Kerman Lejarraga (Spain)

WBA-NABA Champion: Samuel Vargas (Colombia)

WBA Latin American Champion: Carlos Adames (Dominican Republic)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine)

WBA Pan African Champion: Paul Kamanga (Congo)

 

Super Lightweight

WBA World Champion: Ricky Burns (Great Britain)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Kiryl Relikh (Belarus)

WBA Continental Champion: Robbie Davies Jr. (Great Britain)

WBA-PABA/Pan African Champion: Czar Amonsot (Philippines)

WBA Latin American Champion: Brian Zarza (Argentina)

 

Lightweight

WBA World Champion: Anthony Crolla (Great Britain)

WBA Pan African Champion: Brian Zarza (Argentina)

WBA-NABA Champion: Petr Petrov (Russia)

WBA Latin American Champion: Evens Pierre (Haiti)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Emmanuel Tagoe (Ghana)

WBA Oceania Champion: Brandon Ogilvie (Australia)

WBA Continental Champion: Artem Haroyan (Armenia)

WBA-PABA Champion: George Kambosos Jr. (Australia)

 

Super Featherweight

WBA Super Champion: Jezreel Corrales (Panama)

WBA World Champion: Jason Sosa (Dominican Republic)

WBA Oceania Champion: Can Xu (China)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Malcolm Klassen (South Africa)

WBA-NABA Champion: Carlos Morales (Mexico)

WBA Latin American Champion: Juan Huertas (Panama)

 

Featherweight

WBA Super Champion: Carl Frampton (Northern Ireland)

WBA World Champion: Jesus Andres Cuellar (Argentina)

WBA Interim Champion: Carlos Zambrano (Peru)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Simpiwe Vetyeka (South Africa)

WBA Continental Champion: Oleg Yefimovych (Ukraine)

WBA-NABA Champion Abraham Lopez (USA)

WBA-PABA Champion: Wiran Siththisob (Thailand)

WBA Oceanis Champion: Luke Jackson (Australia)

WBA Latin American Champion: Javier Rodriguez (USA)

 

Super Bantamweight

WBA Super Champion: Guillermo Rigondeaux (Cuba)

WBA World Champion: Nehomar Cermeño (Panama)

WBA Interim Champion: Moises Flores (Mexico)

WBA Latin American Champion: Adam Lopez (USA)

WBA-NABA Champion: Daniel Roman (USA)

WBA International Champion: Jun Qiu Xiao (China)

WBA Continental Champion: Oleksandr Yegorov (Russia)

WBA Oceania Champion: Jason Moloney (Australia)

 

Bantamweight

WBA Undisputed Champion: Rau’shee Warren (USA)

WBA World Champion: Jamie McDonnell (Great Britain)

WBA Interim Champion: Zhanat Zhakiyanov (Kazakhstan)

WBA-PABA Champion: Boonsom Lamsiri (Thailand)

WBA Pan African Champion: Siboniso Gonya (South Africa)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Mzuvukile Magwaca (South Africa)

 

Super Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Luis Concepcion (Panama)

WBA Latin American Champion: Miguel Gonzalez (Chile)

WBA Intercontinental Champion: Khalid Yafai (Great Britain)

WBA International Champion Yohei Tobe (Japan)

WBA-PABA Champion: Buaphan Khamrang (Thailand)

(On August 31, 2016, at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan, former WBA Interim Champion Luis Concepcion decisioned reigning and defending WBA World champion Kohei Kono to win the title.)

 

Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Kazuto Ioka (Japan)

WBA Interim Champion: Stamp Kiatniwat (Thailand)

WBA-PABA Champion: Sirichai Thaiyen (Thailand)

WBA Continental Champion: Artem Dalakian (Azerbaijan)

WBA Pan African Champion: Nhlanhla Ngamntwini (South Africa)

(Former WBA-WBO Unified Champion: Juan Francisco Estrada relinquished his title on September 14, 2016)

 

Light Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Ryoichi Taguchi (Japan)

WBA Latin American Champion: Carlos Canizales (Venezuela)

 

Mini Flyweight

WBA World Champion: Knockout CP Freshmart (Thailand)

WBA-PABA Champion: Wittawas Basapean (Thailand)

WBA International Champion: Siyabonga Siyu (South Africa)

 

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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