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Super Lightweight Boxing Rankings

Ranking the Top 10 Super Lightweight Boxing Rankings after witnessing Teofimo Lopez defeat Josh Taylor by unanimous decision to become the new WBO Light Welterweight title. Also where Regis Prograis ranks after retaining his Junior Welterweight World Title


By admin | December 6, 2022

Honorable Mention

Sandor Martin

Sandor Martin is a professional boxer from Spain, and he has a professional record of 40 wins and 3 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 won the WBA International super lightweight title after defeating José Félix Jr. 

His most recent fight he faced Teófimo López and lost via Split Decision. No announcement on his next fight.

Jeremias Ponce

Jeremias Ponce, who has a record of 30 and 1 and fought for the IBF super lightweight title in his most recent fight deserves an honorable mention.

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 23-0.

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 defeated Angel Martinez Hernandez, and his next fight has not been announced yet.

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10. Gary Antuanne Russell

Gary Antuanne Russell is an American Professional boxer with an undefeated record of 16 wins and 0 losses. 

Gary Antuanne Russell hasn’t won any world title yet, however, his most notable win came against Viktor Postol, when he won the vacant WBA Continental Americas super lightweight title. 

In his most recent fight, Russel defeated Rances Barthelemy, and there is no announcement about his next fight yet.

9. Arnold Barboza Jr.

At number 6, we have Arnold Barboza Jr. an American professional boxer, with an undefeated professional record of 27-0. 

Though he doesn’t have any world titles under his belt he has won multiple regional titles, most notably the WBO International and Inter-Continental light welterweight titles.

He won the WBO intercontinental title in his most recent fight after defeating Danielito Zorrilla, and his next fight has not been announced yet.

8. Ronaldo Romero


  • WBA Super Lightweight World Champion

Ronaldo Romero is an American professional boxer with a record of 15 wins and only 1 loss. 

Romero is the current WBA Super lightweight champion of the world and has previously held the WBA Interim title at lightweight as well. 

He won the super lightweight title last weekend, after defeating Ismael Barroso via TKO in the 9th round. Ismael Barroso was winning the fight on the scorecard up till the 9th round, however, Romero stole the fight with a knockout win.

7. Jose Zepeda

Jose Zepeda is a professional boxer of Mexican descent who fights out of the US. he has a record of 36 wins 3 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. 

In his most recent fight, Zepeda fought Neeraj Goyat and won via Unanimous decision. His next fight has not been announced yet.

6. Jack Catterall

Jack Catterall is an English professional boxer, with a record of 27 wins and only 1 loss. 

Catterall is the former WBO Inter Continental light welterweight, and he defended the title an impressive nine times. He also held the British light welterweight title. 

He challenged Josh Taylor for the Undisputed super lightweight title, however, he lost the fight via split decision, in one of the most controversial decisions of the year.

In his most recent fight, Catterall faced Darragh Foley and won by unanimous decision and won the vacant WBA Inter-Continental Light Welterweight Title. There is no official announcement about his next fight. 

5. Subriel Matías


  • IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion

Subriel Matías is a professional boxer from Puerto Rico and he has a professional record of 19 wins and 1 loss. 

Subriel Matías is the current IBF Junior Welterweight champion of the world and is one of the top rising talents in the division. He won the title last weekend after defeating Jeremias Ponce. Matías dominated the fight until Ponce’s corner stopped it in the 5th round. 

As of now, there is no official announcement about Matías’ next fight.

4. Jose Carlos Ramirez

Jose Carlos Ramirez is a professional boxer from the USA, and he has a record of 28-1.

Ramirez is a former unified WBO and WBC light-welterweight champion, he defended the WBC title 4 times, and the WBO title once before losing them to Josh Taylor, in the only loss of his career. 

In his last fight, Ramirez defeated Richard Commey, and his next fight has not been announced yet.

3. Regis Prograis


  • WBC Super Lightweight World Champion

Regis Prograis is an American professional boxer with a record of 28 wins and 1 loss. 

Prograis is the current WBC Junior Welterweight champion of the world. He has also previously held the WBA light-welterweight title and the WBC interim light-welterweight title 

Regis Prograis became a champion for the second time when he defeated Jose Zepeda via an 11th-round Knockout. Zepeda did have some good moments, but they were too few and far between. Prograis was already winning the fight when he got the KO.

In his latest fight, Prograis faced Danielito Zorrilla in late replacement fight. He was supposed to face Liam Paro but was replaced due to injury. Prograis dropped Zorrilla in round 3 of the fight. Prograis won by split decision in a close fight.

2. Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor is a Professional boxer from Scotland, with a record of 19-1

Taylor is the former unified WBO and The Ring Super Lightweight champion of the world, and previously also held the undisputed super lightweight titles. However, he had to vacate the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles after he refused to fight a mandatory opponent, looking for a rematch against Jack Catterall. 

In his most recent fight, Taylor lost to Teofimo Lopez by unanimous decision. There is no announcement on his next fight but looks to be moving to the Welterweight weight class.

1. Teofimo Lopez


  • WBO Super Lightweight World Champion
  • The Ring Super Lightweight World Champion

Teofimo Lopez is an American professional boxer with a record of 19 wins and only 1 loss. 

Lopez is the former unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight champion, and he even won the WBO international title at super lightweight after defeating Sandor martin in his most recent fight. 

In his most recent fight, Teofimo Lopez defeated Josh Taylor and won the WBO and The Ring Light Welterweight titles in an upset victory.

After a back and fourth start for both fighters till the 3rd it was at most dominated by Lopez for the rest of the fight. Lopez posses amazing speed that Taylor could not handle. A major improvement from his first fight at Light Welterweight.

No announcement on his next opponent but he announced his retirement at the end of the fight.

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