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2017-04-26
Transnational Boxing Rankings Board's Rankings As of April 25
The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board's latest rankings- those based on fights held through April 23, 2017- were posted on the TBRB's website April 25, 2017.

There were changes in six divisional top tens:

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (1) James DeGale
2 (2) Badou Jack
3 (4) Gilberto Ramirez
4 (3) George Groves
5 (5) Anthony Dirrell
6 (6) Arthur Abraham
7 (7) Lucian Bute
8 (8) Callum Smith
9 (9) Andre Dirrell
10 (10) Martin Murray

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
No one

Editor's notes:
- #2 ranked Badou Jack voluntarily relinquished the WBC World super middleweight title on January 18, 2017 to campaign as a light heavyweight.
- #10 ranked Martin Murray won the WBA Inter-Continental middleweight title on April 22, 2017. He intends to continue campaigning as a middleweight. His return to the middleweight division was initially announced in February 2017.

MIDDLEWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (1) Gennady Golovkin
2 (2) Daniel Jacobs
3 (3) Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (is also #1 at 154)
4 (4) David Lemieux
5 (5) Billy Joe Saunders
6 (8) Avtandil Khurtsidze
7 (6) Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam
8 (7) Chris Eubank, Jr.
9 (9) Sergiy Derevyanchenko
10 (10) Jorge Sebastian Heiland

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
No one

JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (1) Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (is also #3 at 160)
2 (2) Jermall Charlo
3 (3) Demetrius Andrade
4 (5) Jermell Charlo
5 (4) Erislandy Lara
6 (6) Austin Trout
7 (7) Vanes Martirosyan
8 (8) Jarrett Hurd
9 (9) Justin DeLoach
10 (-) Michel Soro

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
#10- Jack Culcay

Editor's note:
- #2 ranked Jermall Charlo vacated the IBF World junior middleweight title on February 16, 2017 to move up to the middleweight division.

FEATHERWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (1) Leo Santa Cruz
2 (2) Carl Frampton
3 (4) Lee Selby
4 (5) Gary Russell, Jr.
5 (6) Abner Mares
6 (7) Oscar Valdez
7 (8) Joseph Diaz, Jr.
8 (9) Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar
9 (10) Scott Quigg
10 (-) Josh Warrington

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
#3- Simpiwe Vetyeka (prolonged inactivity)

BANTAMWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (1) Shinsuke Yamanaka
2 (2) Zhanat Zhakiyanov
3 (3) Rau'shee Warren
4 (4) Juan Carlos Payano
5 (5) Jamie McDonnell
6 (6) Liborio Solis
7 (-) Zolani Tete
8 (7) Anselmo Moreno
9 (8) Luis Nery
10 (9) Marlon Tapales

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
#10- Lee Haskins

Editor's note:
- #7 ranked Anselmo Moreno has moved up to the junior featherweight division and will be fighting Julio Ceja in a WBC World super bantamweight title eliminator on 5/27/17.

FLYWEIGHT:

Champion: OPEN

1 (2) Kazuto Ioka
2 (1) John Riel Casimero
3 (3) Donnie Nietes
4 (4) Juan Carlos Reveco
5 (5) Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep (Sirichai Thaiyen; AKA Yodmongkol CP Freshmart)
6 (6) Juan Hernandez Navarrete (Juan "Churritos" Hernandez)
7 (8) Daigo Higa
8 (9) Takuya Kogawa
9 (10) Vincent Legrand
10 (-) Brian Viloria

Out from rankings posted April 18, 2017:
#7- McWilliams Arroyo (prolonged inactivity)

Editor's note:
- #2 ranked John Riel Casimero vacated the IBF World flyweight title on December 20, 2016 and announced he will be campaigning in the junior bantamweight division.
- #9 ranked Vincent Legrand vacated the EBU European flyweight title in late February 2017 citing his inability to make the 112-pound limit.


TTR's listings of the TBRB's rankings have been updated and can be perused in their entirety by by clicking on the FORUM option on the left and then by scrolling down to the BOXING ORGANIZATIONS RANKINGS option and clicking on it.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt