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Top 10 Latino Boxers 2022 Rankings

In honor of Hispanic heritage month, we are ranking the best Latino boxers on the roster right now. So let's get to it.

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By Fan Rankings | August 31, 2022 - 12:18 PM

Honorable Mention

Some of the best boxing talent of the past few decades has come out of Latin America. Though not all of them can make the list, some fighters like Gilberto Ramírez deserve honorable mentions.




Gilberto Ramírez

Gilberto Ramírez has an undefeated record of 44 wins and no losses, he is one of the best Latino boxers on the roster, and he is scheduled to fight Dmitry Bivol on November 5th for the WBA (Super) Light heavyweight title.




Micky Garcia

Micky Garcia has a record of 40 wins and 2 losses, and he has held world titles in 4 weight divisions. 




Andy Ruiz

Andy Ruiz was the first boxer to defeat Anthony Joshua, and he won the Unified  WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles. Both these fighters deserve honorable mention as well.




Top 10 Latino Boxers

10. Jose Zepeda

Starting off the list we have, Jose Zepeda. He is a professional boxer of Mexican descent who fights out of the US, and 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 defending his title against Josue Vargas in his last fight. His next fight has not been announced yet.




9. José Ramírez

Jose Ramirez is a professional boxer of Mexican descent and he has a record of 27 wins and only 1 loss.

José Ramírez is the former unified WBC and WBO light welterweight champion. He won the WBC title after defeating Amir Imam, and defended it a couple of times, before adding the WBO title to his name as well. He defended the unified title once before losing it to Josh Taylor. 

Ramírez is one of the best Latino boxers in 2022, and he defeated fellow Latino boxer José Pedraza in his most recent fight.




8. Yordenis Ugás

Yordenis Ugás is a professional boxer from Cuba, and he has a record of 27 wins and 5 losses. 

He is the former WBA (Super) welterweight champion. He won the title after defeating Abel Ramos and defended it against Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao in one of his most impressive fights. 

In his most recent fight, he lost the WBA (Super) welterweight title to Errol Spence Jr, and there is no announcement about his next fight.




7. Emanuel Navarrete

Title(s): 

  • WBO Featherweight World Champion

At number 7, Emanuel Navarrete is a Mexican professional boxer with a record of 36 wins and only 1 loss. 

Navarrete has held titles in two different weight classes. He is the current WBO featherweight champion and the former WBO junior featherweight champion as well, a title which he defended 5 times. 

In his most recent fight, he defended his title Eduardo Baez and won the fight via Knockout in the 6th round. There is no announcement about his next fight yet.




6. Óscar Valdez

Oscar Valdez is a Mexican professional boxer with a record of 30 wins and only 1 loss. 

Valdez has held world titles in two different weight classes. He is the former WBO featherweight champion, and he defended his title 6 times. He also recently also held the unified WBC and The Ring super-featherweight titles. However, he lost them to Shakur Stevenson, in his most recent fight. 

With only one loss in his career, Óscar Valdez is one of the best Latino boxers in 2022. There is no announcement about his next fight yet.




5. Roman “Chocolatito” González

Román González, also known as “Chocolatito” is a professional boxer from Nicaragua, who has a professional boxing record of 51 wins and 3 losses. 

He has won world titles in four different weight classes. He won the WBA minimumweight title in 2008 and defended it three times before moving up to light-flyweight, where he held the WBA light flyweight title and defended it 5 times. At flyweight, he was the unified  WBC and The Ring champion, and he also held the WBC and WBA titles at super flyweight.

In his most recent fight, González defeated Julio Cesar Martinez via a Unanimous decision, and there is no announcement about his next fight.




4. Teófimo López Jr.

At number 4, Teofimo Lopez is an American fighter of Honduran descent, and he has a record of 16 wins and only 1 loss. He currently holds the WBO International Light welterweight title. 

Lopez is the former Unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight champion. He won the titles after defeating Vasyl Lomachenko as a massive underdog, however, he went on to lose the titles to George Kambosos Jr.

He is still one of the top Latino fighters in Boxing today, and in his most recent fight, he defeated Pedro Campa via TKO.




3. Ryan Garcia

Ryan Garcia is a Mexican-American boxer with an undefeated record of 23 wins and no losses. He is one of the biggest up-and-coming stars in boxing today and has a bright future in front of him. 

Garcia is the former WBC interim lightweight champion. He won the title after defeating Luke Campbell back in January of 2021. Garcia has also held multiple regional titles, including the WBC silver lightweight title. 

In his most recent fight, Garcia defeated Javier Fortuna, and there is no announcement about his next fight.




2. Juan Francisco Estrada

Title(s):

  • The Ring Super Flyweight World Champion

Juan Francisco Estrada is one of the best boxers to come out of Mexico. He has a professional record of 42 wins and 3 losses. 

Estrada is a two-division world champion; he is the current unified WBA (super), and The Ring super flyweight champion. He is also the former WBC super flyweight champion. At flyweight, he won the WBA (Unified) and WBO titles as well. 

His last fight was against Román González, which he won via split decision, and he will be fighting Argi Cortes for his next fight in Mexico on September 3rd, 2022.




1. Canelo Álvarez

Title(s): 

  • WBA Super Middleweight World Super Champion

  • WBC Super Middleweight World Champion

  • IBF Super Middleweight World Champion

  • WBO Super Middleweight World Champion

  • The Ring Super Middleweight World Champion

At the top of the list, we have Canelo Alveraz. He is undoubtedly the best Latino boxer right now, and most experts would still call him the best boxer in the world. 

The Mexican legend has a record of 57 wins and only 2 losses, and he has held multiple world championships in 4 different weight classes and is the current Undisputed super-middleweight world champion. Alvarez has also held the unified WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring Middleweight world titles. He also held unified titles at light middleweight, and briefly held the WBO light heavyweight world title. 

In his most recent fight, Canelo Alveraz lost to Dmitry Bivol, and to kick off Hispanic heritage week, he will be fighting former rival Gennady Golovkin on September 17th. 



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