Top 10 Super Flyweight Boxers - February 2022 Rankings
Rearranging the Top 10 Junior Bantamweight/Super Flyweight boxing rankings after witnessing Jesse “Bam” Rodríguez upset win against Carlos Cuadras becoming the new WBC Super Flyweight Champion. Also where Juan Francisco Estrada, Kazuto Ioka, Jerwin Ancajas, and more rank
Khalid Yafai is a professional boxer from Britain, with a record of 26 wins and 1 loss. He held the WBA super-flyweight title from 2016 to 2020, defending it four times before losing it to Román González.
Pedro Guevara is another fighter who deserves an honorable mention. The Mexican boxer is a former WBC light flyweight champion and has a record of 37 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw.
Andrew Moloney is an Australian professional boxer with a record of 21 wins 2 loses and 1 no-contests.
He is the former WBA interim super-flyweight champion, and won the title after defeating Elton Dharry in 2019. In his most recent fight, he lost to Joshua Franco, and as of now, there is no official announcement about his next fight.
Top 10 Super Flyweight Boxers
10. Donnie Nietes
Donnie Nietes is a Filipino professional boxer with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss, and 6 draws.
Nietes is a four-division champion, having held multiple world titles at mini-flyweight, junior flyweight, flyweight, and super flyweight. He held the WBO mini flyweight title from 2007 to 2011 defending it four times, before moving up and holding the WBO and The Ring magazine junior-flyweight titles between 2011 and 2016. Nietes has also held the IBF flyweight title from 2017 to 2018, and the WBO junior bantamweight title.
His most recent fight was against Norbelto Jimenez, which ended in a draw.
9. Carlos Cuadras
The next fighter on our list is from Mexico, Carlos Cuadras has a professional boxing record of 39 wins, 5 losses, and 1 draw.
Most notably, Cuadras won the WBC super flyweight title back in 2014 and defended his title 6 times. He also challenged Juan Fransisco Estrada for the WBC and The Ring super-flyweight titles but lost via TKO.
Last night, Cuadras fought Jesse Rodriguez, with the WBC super flyweight title on the line. However, he lost to a more elusive and fast Rodriguez, who scored a knockdown in the third round, and went on to win the fight via unanimous decision.
8. Francisco Rodríguez Jr.
Next up on this list, we have Francisco Rodríguez Jr. from Mexico. He has a professional record of 35 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw.
Most notably, he is the former unified WBO and IBF mini-flyweight champion, and has also challenged for world titles at light flyweight and super flyweight. In his most recent fight, he faced off against Arnulfo Salvador, and won the fight via 7th round TKO.
His next fight has not been announced yet.
7. Jesse Rodriguez
WBC Super Flyweight World Champion
Jesse Rodriguez is an undefeated professional boxer from the USA. he has an undefeated record of 15 wins and no losses, and as of last weekend, he is the WBC super flyweight champion of the world.
Rodriguez took the fight against Carlos Cuadras on short notice, and won via Unanimous decision. He also scored the only knockdown of the fight in the third round.
As of now, there is no announcement about his next fight.
6. Joshua Franco
WBA (Regular) Super Flyweight World Champion
The American boxer, Joshua Franco has a professional record of 18 wins, 1 loss, 2 draws and 1 no-contest.
He is the current WBA (Regular) super flyweight champion, and has defended the title twice, both times against Andrew Moloney after taking the title against him in 2020.
Currently, there isn't any news about Franco’s next fight.
5. Jerwin Ancajas
IBF Super Flyweight World Champion
Jerwin Ancajas is a professional boxer from the Philippines, and he has a record of 33 wins, 1 loss, and 2 draws.
Ancajas is the current IBF junior-bantamweight world boxing champion and has held the title since 2017, defending it 9 times in total. In his most recent fight, he faced Jonathan Javier Rodriguez and won via unanimous decision.
His next fight is scheduled against Fernando Martinez on February 26th
4. Kazuto Ioka
WBO Super Flyweight World Champion
The next fighter on our list is from Japan. Kazuto Ioka just fought a couple of days ago, and he has a professional boxing record of 28 wins and 2 losses.
Ioka has held multiple titles in 4 different weight classes, and he is the current WBO super-flyweight champion. A title that he has already defended four times. Previously, Ioka has also held the WBA flyweight and light-flyweight titles, whereas at mini-flyweight, he was the unified WBC and WBA champion.
In his most recent fight Ioka defended his title against Ryoji Fukunaga, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
3. Román González
Starting off the top three, we have Román González, who has a professional boxing record of 50 wins and 3 losses.
The Nicaraguan boxer 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 lost his titles to Juan Fransisco Estrada, and his next fight is scheduled against Julio Cesar Martinez on 5th March.
2. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
At number 2, we have the Thai professional boxer Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, who has a professional boxing record of 50 wins, 5 losses, and 1 draw.
He is one of the most decorated boxers at super-flyweight, having held the WBC title twice between 2013 and 2019, and The Ring magazine and lineal titles from 2018 to 2019.
His last fight was against Kwanthai Sithmorseng, which he won via corner retirement. He was supposed to fight Carlos Cuadras last night, but had to pull out because of health issues about a couple of weeks before the fight.
1. Juan Francisco Estrada
WBA (Super) Super Flyweight World Champion
The Ring Super Flyweight World Champion
At the top of the super flyweights, we have Juan Francisco Estrada, one of the best boxers to come out of Mexico. He has a professional record of 42 wins and 3 losses.
Estrada is the current unified WBA (super), and The Ring super flyweight champion and he has also held the WBC super flyweight title from 2019 to 2021, defending it three times. Previously, he has also held the WBA (Unified) and WBO flyweight titles from 2013 to 2015, with five title defenses.
His last fight was against Román González, which he won via split decision, and his next fight has not been announced yet.
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