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Middleweight Boxing Rankings

Updating the Middleweight Boxing Rankings after Janibek Alimkhanuly defeated Steven Butler by knockout to remain the WBO Middleweight World Champion. Also where Jermall Charlo, Gennadiy Golovkin, Erislandy Lara and more rank


By Fan Rankings | October 11, 2022 - 09:41 PM

Honorable Mention

Before moving on to the official rankings, here are some honorable mentions

  • Meiirim Nursultanov

  • Esquiva Falcão

  • Vincent Feigenbutz


Middleweight Boxing Rankings

10. Michael Zerafa

Michael Zerafa is a professional boxer from Australia, and he has an MMA record of 16 wins and 0 losses. 

Zerafa has held multiple regional titles including the WBA Oceania and WBO Oriental titles at middleweight. He is also the former  Commonwealth light middleweight champion. 

In his most recent fight, he defeated Danilo Creati via Unanimous Decision, and his next fight has not been announced yet.




9. Felix Cash

Felix Cash is an undefeated professional boxer from England, and he has a record of 16 wins and no losses. 

He is the former WBC International Silver middleweight champion and held the British and Commonwealth middleweight titles as well. He also won the WBC International middleweight title after defeating Magomed Madiev recently. 

In his most recent fight, he defeated  Celso Neves.  As of now, there has yet to be an official announcement about his next fight.




8. Sergiy Derevyanchenko

Sergiy Derevyanchenko is a professional boxer from Ukraine, and he has a record of 14 wins and only 4 losses. 

Derevyanchenko has challenged for world titles multiple times, but has not won one yet. He fought Jermall Charlo for the WBC Middleweight title, and Gennady Golovkin as well, but lost both times. 

In his most recent fight, he defeated Joshua Conley, and his next fight has not been announced yet.




7. Chris Eubank Jr.

Chris “Next Gen” Eubank is a British boxer with a record of 32 wins and only 3 losses, with 23 knockouts. 

He is the former WBA interim middleweight champion and a two-time IBO super-middleweight champion. 

In his most recent fight, he lost to Liam Smith via TKO. His next fight is scheduled to be a rematch against Smith and will happen on July 1st.




6. Carlos Adames


  • WBC Middleweight Interim Champion

Carlos Adames is a Dominican professional boxer, with a record of 22 wins and 1 loss. 

Adames has won multiple regional titles at light-middleweight and fought for the WBO interim light middleweight title as well. 

In his most recent fight, he defeated Juan Macias Montiel via 3rd round Knockout, and his next fight has not been announced yet.



5. Erislandy Lara


  • WBA Middleweight Regular Champion

Erislandy Lara is a Cuban American boxer, with a professional record of 29 wins, 3 losses, and 3 draws. 

He is also the current WBA (Super) middleweight champion. He is a very accomplished boxer at light-middleweight as well, where he fought for most of his career. 

In his most recent fight, he defended his title against Gary O'Sullivan, and his next fight is scheduled against Danny Garcia for August 5, 2023.



4. Jaime Munguia

Jaime Munguia is a Mexican boxer, and he has an undefeated record of 40 wins and no losses.

Munguia is the former WBO light-middleweight champion, a title which he defended 5 times before moving to middleweight, where he has held the WBO Inter-Continental title. 

In his most recent fight, he defeated Gonzalo Gaston Coria via KO late in the 3rd round with huge body shots. His next fight has not been announced yet.


3. Jermall Charlo


  • WBC Middleweight World Champion

Jermall Charlo has an undefeated professional record of 32 wins and 0 losses, with 22 KOs.

He is the former IBF junior middleweight champion, and he currently holds the WBC middleweight world title as well, which he has already defended 4 times. 

His most recent win came against Juan Macias Montiel, in a completely one-sided bout, and his next fight has not been announced yet.


2. Janibek Alimkhanuly


  • WBO Middleweight World Champion

Fighting out of Kazakhstan, Janibek Alimkhanuly is an undefeated boxer with a record of 14 wins and 0 losses. 

Janibek Alimkhanuly is the current WBO middleweight world champion, and he has held multiple regional titles as well. He won the Vacant WBO title after defeating Danny Dignum via Knockout, and has already defended it twice. 

He made his second title defense last weekend, against Steven Butler. He won the fight with an impressive knockout in the second round.




1. Gennadiy Golovkin


  • WBA Middleweight World Super Champion

  • IBF Middleweight World Champion

  • IBO Middleweight World Champion

Gennadiy Golovkin is a professional boxer from Kazakhstan. GGG has an impressive record of 42 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw.

Golovkin is a two-time middleweight champion. He is the current unified WBA (super), IBF, and IBO middleweight champion, and previously also held the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight titles. 

His most recent fight was a much-anticipated trilogy against Canelo Alvarez at super middleweight. GGG lost the fight via Unanimous Decision, and there is no announcement about his next fight yet.

How would you rank these Contenders and Champions? Rank below to be added in the Power Rankings

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