Top 10 Super Lightweight Boxers – March 2022 Rankings
Ranking the Top 10 Junior Welterweight/Super lightweight boxing rankings after witnessing Josh Taylor defeat Jack Catterall in a controversial win to retain his WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, IBF, and The Ring unified titles. Also where Regis Prograis, Jose Zepeda, Mario Barrios, and more rank
Robert “E-Bunny” Easter is an American professional boxer, with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw. The former IBF lightweight champion now fights at super lightweight, and definitely deserves an honorable mention on this list.
Mario “El Azteca” Barrios is another boxer from America, who deserves an honorable mention. He is the former WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight champion, and also held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight title.
Ivan Baranchyk and Viktor Postol also deserve honorable mentions.
Top 10 Super Lightweight Boxers
10. Sandor Martin
Sandor Martin is a professional boxer from Spain, and he has a professional record of 39 wins and 2 losses
Though Martin has not won a world title yet, he does have multiple regional titles under his belt, including the Spanish and European super-lightweight titles. In his most recent fight, Martin defeated Micky Garcia.
His next fight has not been announced yet.
9. José Pedraza
José Pedraza is another incredible boxer from Puerto Rico, who has a record of 29-3
Pedraza is a multiple division world champion and has held the IBF super featherweight title and the WBO lightweight title. Currently, he fights at super lightweight and is ranked as 8th best active super lightweight in the world.
In his most recent fight, Pedraza defeated Julian Rodriguez via corner retirement in the 8th round, and there is no announcement about his next fight yet.
8. Batyr Akhmedov
Batyr Akhmedov is a professional boxer from Russia, and he has a record of 9 wins and 1 loss.
Most notably, he is the former WBA Inter-Continental Super lightweight champion and also challenged Mario Barros for the WBA (Regular) Super lightweight title.
In his most recent fight, Akhmedov defeated Argenis Mendez, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
7. Arnold Barboza Jr.
At number 7, we have Arnold Barboza Jr., another American professional boxer. He has an undefeated professional record of 25-0.
Though he doesn’t have any world titles under his belt he has won multiple regional titles, most notably the WBO International light Welterweight title. He won the title after defeating Alex Saucedo and defended it against Antonio Moran in his most recent fight.
Barboza’s next fight has not been finalized yet.
6. Subriel Matías
Subriel Matías is a professional boxer from Puerto Rico and he has a professional record of 18 wins and 1 loss.
Subriel Matías is one of the top rising talents in the division, and he is currently on a three-fight winning streak. He is ranked as the 4th best active boxer by The Ring and 8th best by TBRB. His most notable fight was against Maxim Dadashev, who died due to injuries sustained in the ring.
There is no news on who Matías will fight next.
5. Shohjahon Ergashev
The next fighter on our list is from Uzbekistan. Shahjahan “Descendant of Tamerlane” Ergashev is an undefeated professional boxer with a record of 19-0.
Most notably, Ergashev Won the vacant WBA International super-lightweight title, which is also known as the super lightweight. Title back in 2018. In his most recent fight, he fought Adrian Estrella and won via first-round KO.
His next fight has not been announced yet.
4. Jose Zepeda
Next up, Jose Zepeda is a professional boxer of Mexican descent who fights out of the US. he has a record of 35 wins 2 losses, and 2 no contests,
Most notably, he won the vacant WBO International Light Welterweight title after defeating Miguel Zamudio back in 2017, and he also challenged Jose Rameriz for the WBC light Welterweight title but came short.
He is currently the WBC Silver Light Welterweight champion and defended his title against Josue Vargas in his last fight. His next fight has not been announced yet.
3. Jose Carlos Ramirez
Jose Carlos Ramirez is a professional boxer from the USA, and he has a record of 26-1.
Ramirez is a former unified light-Welterweight champion, as he held the WBO and WBC titles, which he defended multiple times. In his most recent fight, he lost the title to current champion Josh Taylor, in the only loss of his career.
For his next fight, Ramirez is scheduled to fight Jose Pedraza.
2. Regis Prograis
Regis “Rougarou” Prograis is an American boxer with a record of 26 and 1.
Throughout his career, he has most notably won the WBA light-Welterweight title in 2019 and the WBC interim light-Welterweight title in 2018. Prograis also faced off against Josh Taylor for the unified titles, but came short and lost via Majority Decision.
He won his last fight against Ivan Redkach, and His next fight has not been announced yet.
1. Josh Taylor
WBA (Super) Super Lightweight World Champion
WBC Super Lightweight World Champion
IBF Super Lightweight World Champion
WBO Super Lightweight World Champion
The Ring Super Lightweight World Champion
Leading the pack of the super lightweights is Josh Taylor. A Scottish professional boxer with an undefeated record of 19-0
Taylor is the undisputed super lightweight champion of the world, having held the WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, IBF, and The Ring titles. Last weekend, Taylor defended the unified titles for the first time, against British challenger Jack Catterall.
The fight was very close and full of action, even though Taylor got dropped in the eighth round, and was outboxed according to many experts, he still won a split decision and retained his title. Many fans want a rematch, however, Taylor believes that he won fair and square and there is no need for one.
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