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Top 10 Minimumweight Boxer Rankings – Where Rene Mark Cuarto ranks

Where the best Minimumweight / Strawweight / Mini Flyweight boxers rank such as Rene Mark Cuarto, Melvin Jerusalem, and Panya Pradabsri

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By admin | July 30, 2021

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Honorable Mention

Byron Rojas

is an excellent fighter from Nicaragua who deserves an honorable mention. He has a record of 27 wins, 4 losses, 3 draws, and 2 no contests. He is also the former WBA minimumweight champion. 

 

Top 10 Mini Flyweight

  1. Melvin Jerusalem

Melvin Jerusalem is a  Filipino professional boxer, with a professional record of 16 wins and 2 losses. 

Most notably, he challenged Wanheng Menayothin in 2017 for the  WBC strawweight title, however, he came in short and lost via UD. 

Jerusalem is currently on a five-fight win streak, he defeated Jayson Francisco, via 2nd round knockout in his most recent fight, and for his next bout, he will be facing Toto Landero this weekend. 

 

  1. Pedro Taduran

Pedro Taduran is a Filipino professional boxer, with a professional record of  14 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. 

Taduran is the former IBF mini-flyweight champion, he won the title after defeating Samuel Salva and held it from 2019 to February 2021. In his most recent fight, Taduran lost the title to the current champion Rene Mark Cuarto. His next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Ginjiro Shigeoka

Ginjiro Shigeoka is a Japanese professional boxer, with a record of 5-0. 

Though Shigeoka only has five professional fights under his belt, he is one of the best active fighters in the division, and he is also the current WBO Asia Pacific mini-flyweight champion. 

Shigeoka is also ranked as the number 8 active mini-flyweight boxer in the world by the Traditional Boxing Rankings Board. 

 

  1. Ayanda Ndulani

Ayanda Ndulani is a South African Boxer with a professional record of 11-2-1. 

In his most recent fight, Ndulani Knocked out Nkosinathi Joyi and won the IBO Minimumweight championship. He won the title earlier this year, in May, and still holds it. His next fight has not been announced yet. 

Ndulani is ranked at number 7 among active mini flyweight fighters by the TBRB and number 4 by BoxRec. 

 

  1. Victorio Saludar

Title(s): WBA Regular Champion

Victorio Saludar is another Boxer from the Philippines. He has a professional record of 21 wins and 4 losses. 

Saludar is the former WBO mini-flyweight champion. He defeated Ryuya Yamanaka to win the title and held it from 2018 to 2019.  Saludar also currently holds the WBA (Regular) mini-flyweight title which he won in February 2021.

He defeated Robert Paradero in his most recent fight via split decision, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Rene Mark Cuarto

Title(s): IBF Champion

The next fighter on this list is also from the Philippines. Rene Mark Cuarto is a professional boxer with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws. 

Cuarto also is the current IBF mini-flyweight champion. He won the title after defeating Pedro Taduran in his most recent fight which happened in February of this year. Cuarto’s next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

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  1. Wilfredo Méndez

Title(s): WBO Champion

Next up, we have Wilfredo Méndez from Puerto Rico. The professional boxer has a record of 16-1. 

Méndez is the current WBO mini flyweight champion. He won the title after defeating Vic Saludar back in 2019. Méndez has held the title ever since and has defended it twice.

He defeated Gabriel Mendoza via TKO in his most recent fight, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Wanheng Menayothin

At number three, we have one of the most decorated active Boxers in the Mini-Flyweight division. Wanheng Menayothin is a Thai professional boxer, and one of the longest-reigning champions in the division. 

Menayothin won the WBC strawweight title back in 2014, and held it for six years, defending it 12 times. He lost the title to Panya Pradabsri in his most recent fight. 

Menayothin is also ranked as the third-best active strawweight in the world by BoxRec, The Ring, and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

 

  1. Panya Pradabsri

Title(s): WBC Champion

Panya Pradabsri is another Thai fighter, and he makes it at number 2 on our list. Pradabsri has one of the most extensive boxing records in the division, with 36 victories and only 1 defeat. 

Pradabsri has also held the WBC mini-flyweight title since 2020. He won the title after defeating Wanheng Menayothin, who was one of the most accomplished boxers in the division. Pradabsri is also ranked as the second-best active boxer at Mini Flyweight by The Ring, BoxRec, and The TBRB

 

  1. Thammanoon Niyomtrong

Title(s): WBA Super Champion

At the top of our list, we have Thammanoon Niyomtrong, who is also from Thailand. He is more commonly known as Knockout CP Freshmart and has an undefeated professional boxing record with 21 wins and no losses. 

Niyomtrong is the current WBA (Super) strawweight champion. He won the WBA strawweight title after defeating Byron Rojas back in 2016. He defended the title seven times before being promoted to WBA (Super) champion. 

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