BLH Boxing Rankings: January 2013

Rankings by Scott Christ and Ryan Bivins, except for junior flyweight, strawweight, and the female pound-for-pound rankings, which are by Ryan Bivins. Last updated on January 5, 2013. Next update in early February.

Heavyweight (Limit: None)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Wladimir Klitschko 59-3 (50)
2 Vitali Klitschko 45-2 (41)
3 David Haye 26-2 (24)
4 Kubrat Pulev 17-0 (9)
5 Alexander Povetkin 25-0 (17)
6 Tomasz Adamek 48-2 (33)
7 Eddie Chambers 36-3 (18)
8 Steve Cunningham 25-5 (12)
9 Tyson Fury 20-0 (14)
10 Chris Arreola 35-2 (30)

Cruiserweight (Limit: 200 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Ola Afolabi 19-2-4 (9)
2 Marco Huck 35-2-1 (25)
3 Yoan Pablo Hernandez 27-1 (13)
4 Denis Lebedev 24-1 (18)
5 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk 47-2-1 (33)
6 Troy Ross 25-3 (16)
7 Mateusz Masternak 28-0 (21)
8 Lateef Kayode 18-0 (14)
9 Firat Arslan 32-6-2 (21)
10 Alexander Alekseev 23-2-1 (20)

Light Heavyweight (Limit: 175 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Chad Dawson 31-2 (17)
2 Bernard Hopkins 52-6-2 (32)
3 Gabriel Campillo 21-4-1 (8)
4 Tavoris Cloud 24-0 (19)
5 Nathan Cleverly 25-0 (12)
6 Beibut Shumenov 13-1 (8)
7 Tony Bellew 19-1 (12)
8 Karo Murat 25-1-1 (15)
9 Isaac Chilemba 20-1-1 (9)
10 Denis Grachev 12-1-1 (8)

Super Middleweight (Limit: 168 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Andre Ward 26-0 (14)
2 Carl Froch 30-2 (22)
3 Mikkel Kessler 45-2 (34)
4 Lucian Bute 31-1 (24)
5 Arthur Abraham 35-3 (27)
6 Sakio Bika 30-5-2 (21)
7 Thomas Oosthuizen 21-0-1 (13)
8 Adonis Stevenson 19-1 (16)
9 George Groves 16-0 (12)
10 Robert Stieglitz 42-3 (23)

Middleweight (Limit: 160 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Sergio Martinez 50-2-2 (28)
2 Daniel Geale 28-1 (15)
3 Gennady Golovkin 24-0 (21)
4 Felix Sturm 37-3-2 (16)
5 Peter Quillin 28-0 (20)
6 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr 46-1-1 (32)
7 Hassan N'dam 27-1 (17)
8 Matthew Macklin 29-4 (20)
9 Dmitry Pirog 20-0 (15)
10 Martin Murray 25-0-1 (11)

Junior Middleweight (Limit: 154 )

Rank Fighter Record
1 Floyd Mayweather 43-0 (26)
2 Canelo Alvarez 41-0-1 (30)
3 Austin Trout 26-0 (14)
4 Miguel Cotto 37-4 (30)
5 Erislandy Lara 17-1-2 (11)
6 Carlos Molina 20-5-2 (6)
7 James Kirkland 31-1 (27))
8 Cornelius Bundrage 32-4 (19)
9 Zaurbek Baysangurov 28-1 (20)
10 Gabriel Rosado 21-5 (13)

Welterweight (Limit: 147 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Juan Manuel Marquez 55-6-1 (40)
2 Timothy Bradley 29-0 (12)
3 Manny Pacquiao 54-5-2 (38)
4 Robert Guerrero 31-1-1 (18)
5 Kell Brook 29-0 (19)
6 Devon Alexander 24-1 (13)
7 Josesito Lopez 30-5 (18)
8 Andre Berto 28-2 (22)
9 Paulie Malignaggi 32-4 (7)
10 Jan Zaveck 32-2 (18)

Junior Welterweight (Limit: 140 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
2 Danny Garcia 25-0 (16)
3 Lucas Matthysse 32-2 (30)
3 Brandon Rios 31-0-1 (23)
4 Amir Khan 26-3 (18)
5 Khabib Allakhverdiev 18-0 (8)
6 Zab Judah 42-7 (29)
7 Mike Alvarado 33-1 (23)
8 Denis Shafikov 31-0-1 (17)
9 Karim Mayfield 17-0-1 (10)
10 Olusegun Ajose 30-1 (14)

Lightweight (Limit: 135 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Adrien Broner 25-0 (21)
2 Ricky Burns 35-2 (10)
3 Miguel Vazquez 33-3 (13)
4 Antonio DeMarco 28-3-1 (21)
5 Richard Abril 17-3-1 (8)
6 Gavin Rees 37-1-1 (18)
7 Sharif Bogere 23-0 (15)
8 Raymundo Beltran 26-6 (17)
9 Kevin Mitchell 33-2 (24)
10 Hank Lundy 22-2-1 (11)

Super Featherweight (Limit: 130 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Takashi Uchiyama 19-0-1 (16)
2 Juan Carlos Salgado 26-1-1 (16)
3 Yuriorkis Gamboa 22-0 (16)
4 Argenis Mendez 20-2 (10)
5 Roman Martinez 26-1-1 (16)
6 Gamaliel Diaz 37-9-2 (17)
7 Miguel Beltran Jr 27-2 (17)
8 Devis Boschiero 32-1-1 (15)
9 Juan Carlos Burgos 30-1 (20)
10 Sergio Thompson 25-2 (23)

Featherweight (Limit: 126 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Orlando Salido 39-11-2 (27)
2 Chris John 48-0-2 (22)
3 Daniel Ponce De Leon 44-4 (35)
4 Mikey Garcia 30-0 (26)
5 Jhonny Gonzalez 52-8 (45)
6 Billy Dib 35-1 (21)
7 Daud Yordan 30-2 (23)
8 Juan Manuel Lopez 31-2 (28)
9 Nicholas Walters 22-0 (18)
10 Javier Fortuna 21-0 (15)

Super Bantamweight (Limit: 122 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Nonito Donaire 31-1 (20)
2 Abner Mares 25-0-1 (13)
3 Guillermo Rigondeaux 11-0 (8)
4 Jeffrey Mathebula 26-4-2 (14)
5 Wilfredo Vazquez Jr 22-2-1 (19)
6 Scott Quigg 25-0-1 (18)
7 Victor Terrazas 36-2-1 (21)
8 Rico Ramos 21-1 (11)
9 Carl Frampton 15-0 (10)
10 Vic Darchinyan 38-5-1 (27)

Bantamweight (Limit: 118 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Anselmo Moreno 33-2-1 (12)
2 Shinsuke Yamanaka 17-0-2 (12)
3 Leo Santa Cruz 22-0-1 (13)
4 Koki Kameda 29-1 (17)
5 Hugo Ruiz 31-2 (28)
6 Malcolm Tunacao 31-2-3 (19)
7 Pungluang Sor Singyu 43-1 (28)
8 Rodrigo Guerrero 18-4-1 (12)
9 Ryosuke Iwasa 13-1 (9)
10 Jamie McDonnell 20-2-1 (9)

Super Flyweight (Limit: 115 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Yota Sato 26-2-1 (12)
2 Omar Narvaez 37-1-2 (20)
3 Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr 15-1-1 (8)
4 Suriyan Sor Rungvisai 23-5-1 (9)
5 Carlos Cuadras 27-0 (22)
6 Kohei Kono 28-7 (11)
7 Tepparith Kokietgym 21-3 (13)
8 Nobuo Nashiro 18-5-1 (12)
9 Rodel Mayol 31-6-2 (22)
10 Oleydong Sithsamerchai 44-1-1 (16)

Flyweight (Limit: 112 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Brian Viloria 32-3 (19)
2 Moruti Mthalane 29-2 (20)
3 Tyson Marquez 34-3 (25)
4 Toshiyuki Igarashi 17-1-1 (10)
5 Sonny Boy Jaro 34-11-5 (24)
6 Luis Concepcion 27-3 (20)
7 Edgar Sosa 47-7 (28)
8 Juan Carlos Reveco 29-1 (16)
9 Milan Melindo 28-0 (11)
10 Rocky Fuentes 34-6-2 (20)

Junior Flyweight (Limit: 108 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Roman Gonzalez 34-0 (28)
2 Donnie Nietes 31-1-3 (17)
3 Adrian Hernandez 25-2-1 (16)
4 John Riel Casimero 17-2 (10)
5 Kazuto Ioka 11-0 (7)
6 Kompayak Porpramook 47-4 (32)
7 Ramon Garcia Hirales 16-4-1 (9)
8 Alberto Rossel 29-8 (13)
9 Odilon Zaleta 15-2 (8)
10 Paipharob Kokietgym 21-0 (16)

Minimumweight (Limit: 105 lbs)

Rank Fighter Record
1 Akira Yaegashi 16-3 (9)
2 Mario Rodriguez 15-6-4 (11)
3 Nkosinathi Joyi 22-1 (15)
4 Moises Fuentes 16-1 (8)
5 Raul Garcia 33-2-1 (21)
6 Ryo Miyazaki 18-0-3 (10)
7 Denver Cuello 32-4-6 (21)
8 Pornsawan Porpramook 27-5-1 (17)
9 Wanheng Menayothin 25-0 (8)
10 Hekkie Budler 21-1 (6)

Female Pound-For-Pound

Rank Fighter Record
1 Cecilia Braekhus 21-0 (5)
2 Holly Holm 32-2-3 (9)
3 Ava Knight 10-1-3 (5)
4 Yesica Yolanda Bopp 22-0 (10)
5 Frida Wallberg 11-0 (2)
6 Anne Sophie Mathis 26-3 (22)
7 Mariana Juarez 36-6-3 (16)
8 Yesica Patricia Marcos 21-0-1 (7)
9 Melissa Hernandez 18-3-3 (6)
10 Layla McCarter 35-13-5 (8)
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