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Top 10 Women’s Lightweight Boxers - May 2022 Rankings

Here we debut the Top 10 Female Lightweight division rankings as we anticipate the biggest fight in Women’s Boxing history to determine the #1 Pound for Pound Female Boxer. Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano. Also where Delfine Persoon, Rose Volante, Myriam Dellal and more rank

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By Fan Rankings | March 08, 2022 - 09:33 PM

*Updated: 05/05/2022

 

Honorable Mention

Firuza Sharipova

Firuza Sharipova is a Kazakhstani professional boxer with a professional record of 14 wins and 2 losses. She is the former WBA lightweight champion, and in her most recent fight, she also challenged Katie Taylor for the unified lightweight world title but lost. However, she deserves an honorable mention.




Myriam Dellal

Myriam Dellal is a French professional boxer with a record of 18 wins and 10 losses. She is currently the number 9 ranked active female lightweight boxer in the world according to BoxRec. Dellal has also challenged for world titles twice but has not won one yet. She won her most recent fight against Donya Darouiche, and her next fight has not been announced yet.




Top 10 Female Lightweight Boxers

10. Rose Volante

Rose Volante is a Brazilian boxer from Brazil, and she has a professional record of 15 wins and 1 loss.

She is the former WBO female lightweight champion and defended the title twice before losing it to Katie Taylor. She won her most recent fight against Halanna Dos Santos, and her next fight has not been announced yet.




9. Maira Moneo

The next boxer on our list is from Uruguay. Maira Moneo has a professional boxing record of 9 wins and only 1 loss. She is also the number 5 ranked active female lightweight boxer in the world according to BoxRec

She defeated Estefania Karen Alaniz in her most recent fight, via Unanimous decision, and her next fight has not been announced yet.




8. Melissa St. Vil

Melissa St. Vil is an American professional boxer with a professional record of 12 wins, 4 losses, and 4 draws. 

She is the former WBC Silver female super featherweight title, and has challenged for the world title twice, but could not win. In her most recent fight, she defeated Dahiana Santana, and her next fight has not been announced yet.




7. Yanina del Carmen Lescano

Yanina del Carmen Lescano is a young professional boxer from Argentina, with a boxing record of 10 wins and only 2 loss. She is also the number 2 ranked female lightweight in the world according to BoxRec.

As the current South American Female Lightweight champion she took on the current IBO lightweight champion Estelle Yoka Mossley in her next fight. She lost via split decision.




6. Jennifer Han

Jennifer Han is an American professional boxer, who has a professional record of 18 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw, and 3 no-contests 

She is the former IBF female featherweight world champion and in her most recent fight, she also challenged the Undisputed Lightweight champion Kaytoe Taylor, however, she lost via unanimous decision. 

Her next fight has not been announced yet.




5. Miriam Gutiérrez

Miriam Gutiérrez is a Spanish professional boxer with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses. 

She is the former WBA interim female lightweight champion and also challenged Katie Taylor for the Undisputed title. She lost her most recent fight against Amanda Serrano and her next fight has not been announced yet.




4. Amanda Serrano

Amanda Serrano is a Puerto Rican professional boxer and MMA fighter, with a professional boxing record of 42 wins and 1 loss. She is also a 4 division world champion. 

Serrano is the current unified WBC, WBO, and IBO female featherweight, and has moved up to lightweight fighting Miriam Gutiérrez, winning via Unanimous Decision before taking on Undisputed lightweight champion, Katie Taylor in her next fight.

Amanda Serrano held her own against the bigger Katie Taylor banking many rounds half way into the fight. She nearly knocking Taylor out in the 5th round. Amanda Serrano via split decision in a close fight in which many saw her winning. 


3. Estelle Mossley

Estelle Mossley is our number 3 pick and she has a professional record of 9 wins and 0 losses.

As an amateur, Mossley won gold in the 2016 Olympics and won the world championships the same year. She is also the current IBO women's lightweight champion. 

In her most recent fight, she defeated Yanina del Carmen Lescano, and her next fight has not been announced.




2. Delfine Persoon

At number 2, Delfine Persoon is a Belgian professional boxer with a record of 45 wins and 3 losses.

She is the former IBF female lightweight champion and also held the WBC female lightweight title, which she defended 9 times before eventually losing it to Katie Taylor. In her most recent fight, she defeated Beatriz Aguilar, and her next fight has not been announced yet.




1. Katie Taylor

Title(s):

  • WBA Lightweight World Champion

  • WBC Lightweight World Champion

  • WBO Lightweight World Champion

  • IBF Lightweight World Champion

  • The Ring Lightweight World Champion

At the top of our list, we have Katie Taylor from Ireland. She has a professional record of 20 wins and 0 losses, is an Olympic gold medalist and is the current undisputed women's lightweight champion of the world as well. 

As an amateur, she became a 5-time world champion, 6-time European champion, and won gold in the 2012 London Olympics as well. She started her professional career in 2016 and is the current unified WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring female lightweight champion

In her most recent fight, she defended her titles against Pound for Pound ranked and unified WBC, WBO, and IBO Featherweight champion Amanda Serrano making this one of the biggest fights in women's boxing history.

Katie Taylor looked to be down the first half of the fight even being rocked in the 5th round. She was able to overcome Serrano's power in the second half of the fight being the superior technician in the ring that she is.

This was an exciting fright from beginning to end. Katie Taylor defeated Amanda Serrano via split decision in a close fight. No announcement on her next fight but would not surprised if there was a Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano 2.



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