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2019-01-06
TTR'S 2018 IN REVIEW- Part V- Middleweights
Pictured: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez


On September 15, "Canelo" Alvarez regained recognition as the Lineal World Middleweight Champion. In Part V of TTR's "2018 in Review", his activity and that of the twelve TTR-ranked contenders for his lineal title will be examined.


WORLD CHAMPION- Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs)
- 9/15- Gennady Golovkin.....W MD 12
(won WBA Super World Middleweight title; regained WBC, vacant Lineal, vacant Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and vacant Ring Magazine World Middleweight titles)
(Note: the IBO World Middleweight title was on the line for Golovkin only. With Golovkin losing, the IBO title was declared vacant)
- 12/15- Rocky Fielding.....W TKO-3
(won WBA World Super Middleweight title)

1- Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs)
- 5/5- Vanes Martirosyan.....W KO-2
(retained WBA Super, IBO, and WBC World Middleweight titles)
- 9/15- Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.....L MD 12
(lost WBA Super and WBC World Middleweight titles; also for vacant Lineal, vacant Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and vacant Ring Magazine World titles)
(Note: the IBO World Middleweight title was on the line for Golovkin only. With Golovkin losing, the IBO title was declared vacant)

2- Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs)
- 4/28- Maciej Sulecki.....W UD 12
- 10/27- Sergiy Derevyanchenko.....W SD 12
(won vacant IBF World Middleweight title)

3- Billy Joe Saunders (27-0, 13 KOs)
- September 2018- failed drug test
- 10/11- relinquished WBO World Middleweight title
- 12/22- Charles Adamu.....W TKO-4

4- Jermall Charlo (28-0, 21 KOs)
- 4/21- Hugo Centeno, Jr......W KO-2
(won vacant WBC Interim World Middleweight title)
- 12/22- Matt Korobov......W UD 12
(retained WBC Interim World Middleweight title)

5- Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-1, 10 KOs/34-2, 17 KOs including WSB bouts)
- 3/3- Dashon Johnson.....W TKO-6
- 10/27- Daniel Jacobs.....L SD 12
(for vacant IBF World Middleweight title)

6- David Lemieux (40-4, 34 KOs)
- 5/26- Karim Achour.....W UD 12
- 9/15- Gary O'Sullivan.....W KO-1

7- Demetrius Andrade (26-0, 16 KOs)
- 10/20- Walter Kautondokwa.....W UD 12
(won vacant WBO World Middleweight title)

8- Rob Brant (24-1, 16 KOs)
- 3/9- Colby Courter.....W KO-1
- 10/20- Ryota Murata.....W UD 12
(won WBA World Middleweight title)

9- Ryota Murata (14-2, 11 KOs)
- 4/15- Emanuele Felice Blandamura.....W TKO-8
(retained WBA World Middleweight title)
- 10/20- Rob Brant
(lost WBA World Middleweight title)

10- Maciej Sulecki (27-1, 11 KOs)
- 4/28- Daniel Jacobs.....L UD 12
- 11/10- Jean Michel Hamilcaro.....W TKO-2

11- Hassan N'Dam (Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam) (37-3, 21 KOs)
- 12/22- Martin Murray.....W MD 12

12- Matt Korobov (28-2, 14 KOs)
- 3/24- Jonathan Batista.....W UD 6
- 12/22- Jermall Charlo.....L UD 12
(for WBC Interim World Middleweight title)
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt