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IBO Monthly Newsletter - July 2021

Published On Wednesday, July 21, 2021By Tim Rickson
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All the latest news from the IBO - July 2021

All the latest news from the independent International Boxing Organization right here!

The International Boxing Organization have released their monthly newsletter for June 2021, consisting of all the latest stories surrounding the respected independent governing body in boxing, featuring the highly-anticipated heavyweight clash between Joshua and Usyk, finally announced for September.

 

Fight News

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World Anthony Joshua OBE will put his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Titles on the line against Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Saturday September 25, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and Ireland. The epic clash will pit two Olympic gold medallists against each other, as well as a unified champion vs an undisputed champion! Read more...

Jovanni Straffon vs Maxi Hughes: Jovanni "Impacto" Straffon sets to defend his IBO World Lightweight title against "The Miracle Man" Maxi Hughes at Emerald Stadium in Leeds on September 4th on DAZN. Read more...

Amanda Serrano vs Yamileth Mercado: Amanda Serrano makes her first IBO World Featherweight title defense when she meets Yamileth Mercado on Showtime PPV next month.

Kali Reis vs Diana Prazak: Kali "KO Mequinonoag" Reis looks to add more hardware to her collection when she takes on Diana Prazak for the IBO World Super Lightweight title in California on August 20th.

Gideon Buthelezi vs Sabelo Ngebinyana: IBO World Super Flyweight Champion Gideon Buthelezi makes his 5th title defense next weekend in East London, South Africa when he takes on Sabelo Ngebinyana.

Brandun Lee vs TBA: IBO Inter-Continental Super Lightweight Champion Brandun Lee is staying busy in the gym with a fight announcement coming very soon.

 

A Look Back...

Two years ago this week, Briton Terri Harper announced herself on the Super Featherweight scene by stopping Nophizo Bell for the IBO World title.

Currently recovering from hand surgery, Harper expects to compete in the World Boxing Super Series later this year.

 

Top 10

There are 23 UK and Irish boxers currently ranked in the International Boxing Organization world top 10, and 45 in total in the top 20.

 

Heavyweight

Champion: Anthony Joshua

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

Dillian Whyte
2 Oleksandr Usyk
3 Andy Ruiz Jr
4 Deontay Wilder
5 Alexander Povetkin
Joe Joyce
7 Michael Hunter
8 Joseph Parker
9 Kubrat Pulev
10 Tony Yoka

*Dereck Chisora #11
*Martin Bakole #18
*Hughie Fury #20

 

Cruiserweight

Champion: Kevin Larena

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Yuniel Dorticos
2 Thabiso Mchunu
3 Aleksei Papin
4 Michael Cieslak
5 Aleksei Egorov
6 Jai Opetaia
7 David Light
8 Dilan Prasovic
9 Efatobor Apochi
10 Chris Billam-Smith

 

Light Heavyweight

Champion: Robin Krasniqi

Inter-Continental Champion: Malik Zinad

1 Jean Pascal
2 Badou Jack
3 Maxim Vlasov
4 Jesse Hart
5 Gilberto Ramirez
6 Ricards Bolotniks
7 Eleider Alvarez
Joshua Buatsi
9 Marcus Browne
10 Leon Bunn
*Lyndon Arthur #12
*Anthony Yarde #13
*Craig Richards #18

 

Super Middleweight

Champion: Carlos Gongora

Inter-Continental Champion: Istvan Szili

Callum Smith
2 David Benavidez
Billy Joe Saunders
4 Daniel Jacobs
5 Fedor Chudinov
John Ryder
7 Juergen Braehmer
Zach Parker
9 David Lemieux
10 Vladimir Shishkin

 

Middleweight

Champion: Gennadiiy Golovkin

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

Chris Eubank Jr
2 Jaime Munguia
3 Ryota Murata
4 Sergiy Derevyanchenko
5 Vincent Feigenbutz
Felix Cash
Liam Williams
8 Rob Brant
9 Kasuto Takesako
10 Fiodor Czarkaszyn

*Sam Eggington #11
*Luke Keeler #17

 

Super Welterweight

Champion: Erislandy Lara

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Tim Tszyu
2 Jarrett Hurd
3 Erickson Lubin
4 Michael Zerafa
5 Magomed Kurbanov
6 Sergio Garcia
7 Julian Williams
8 Jeison Rosario
9 Jack Culcay
10 Sebastian Fundora

 

Welterweight

Champion: Vacant

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Shawn Porter
2 Mikey Garcia
3 David Avaneyson
4 Yordenis Ugas
5 Danny Garcia
6 Vergil Ortiz Jr.
7 Jaron Ennis
8 Egidijus Kavaliauskus
Kell Brook
10 Jamal James

*Conor Benn #13

 

Super Lightweight

Champion: Vacant

Inter-Continental Champion: Brandon Lee

1 Regis Prograis
2 Jose Carlos Ramirez
3 Jose Zepeda
4 Subriel Matias
5 Viktor Postol
6 Jose Pedraza
7 Arnold Barboza Jr  
8 Robert Easter Jr
Jack Catterall
10 Ohara Davies

*Lewis Ritson #13
*Tyrone McKenna #17

 

Lightweight

Champion: Jovanni Straffon

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Vasyl Lomachenko
2 Ryan Garcia
3 Richard Commey
4 Gustavo Daniel Lemos
5 George Kambosos Jr.
6 Javier Fortuna
Lee Selby
8 Masayoshi Nakatini
9 Michel Rivera
10 Yvan Mendy

*Luke Campbell #13

 

Super Featherweight

Champion: Michael Magnesi

Inter-Continental Champion: Bruno Tarimo

1 Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov
2 Miguel Berchelt
3 Joseph Diaz
4 Tevin Farmer
5 Shakur Stevenson
6 O’Shaquie Foster
7 Muhammadkhuja Yaqubov
8 Roger Gutierrez
9 Rene Alvarado
10 Chris Colbert

*Zelfa Barrett #18
*Joe Cordina #20

 

Featherweight

Champion: Vacant

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Mauricio Lara
Kid Galahad
Josh Warrington
4 Rinata Maruta
5 Jessie Magdaleno
6 Eduardo Ramirez
7 Ruben Villa
Jazza Dickens
9 Oscar Escandon
10 Joet Gonzalez

*Leigh Wood #15
*Ryan Walsh #17
*Isaac Lowe #18

 

Super Bantamweight

Champion: Vacant

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Daniel Roman
2 Hiroaki Teshigawara
3 Jhunriel Ramonal
4 Luis Nery
5 Ronny Rios
6 Carlos Castro
Michael Conlan
8 Ryosuke Iwasa
9 Gakuya Furuhashi
10 Angelo Leo

*Thomas Patrick Ward #19

 

Bantamweight

Champion: Michell Banquez

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Guillermo Rigondeaux
2 Jason Moloney
3 Takuma Inoue
Kal Yafai
5 Jose Velasquez 
6 Alejandro Santiago Barrios
Lee McGregor
8 Gary Antonio Russell
9 Raushee Warren
10 Kasuke Nakajima

*Kash Farooq #13
*Paul Butler #20

 

Super Flyweight

Champion: Gideon Buthelezi

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Wisaksil Wangek
2 Roman Gonzalez
3 Kosei Tanaka
4 Joshua Franco
5 Andrew Maloney
6 Francisco Rodriguez Jr.
7 Mikhail Aloyan  
8 Jeyvier Cintron
9 Donnie Nietes
10 Ryoji Fukunaga

*Charlie Edwards #14
*Prince Patel #19

 

Flyweight

Champion: Maximino Flores

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Moruti Mthalane
2 McWilliams Arroyo
3 Jesse Rodriguez
4 Ricardo Rafael Sandoval
5 Wulan Tuolehazi
6 Angel Acosta
7 Cristofer Rosales
8 Muhammed Naseem
9 Sho Kimura
10 Jay Harris

 

Light-Flyweight

Champion: Vacant

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Jonathan Gonzalez
2 Masamichi Yabuki
3 Daniel Matellon
4 Sivenathi Nontshinga
5 Agustin Mauro Gauto
6 Kenichi Horikawa
7 Esteban Bermudez
8 Erik Omar Lopez Garcia
9 Thanongsak Sinari
10 Gerardo Zapata

 

Minimumweight

Champion: Ayazda Ndulani

Inter-Continental Champion: Vacant

1 Chayaphon Moonsri
2 Ginjiro Shigoeka
3 Pedro Taduran
4 Leyman Benavides
5 Victorio Saludar
6 Daniel Valladares
7 Tsubaza Koura
8 Norihito Tanaka
9 Jose Argumedo Melvin Jerusalem
10 Masataka Taniguchi

 

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