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BOB P4P Top 10 (UK & Ireland)

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After much deliberation, BOB have come up with our top 10 UK & Ireland fighters, pound-for-pound.

 

Ignoring weight, this subjective list takes into account fighters’ recent results, their skills, resilience, punching power and titles held.¬†The list will be updated periodically and should be treated as a talking point only.

1. Anthony Joshua – Heavyweight (IBF, WBA, IBO, WBO)

 

Watford (22-0, 21KOs)

Anthony Joshua has¬†held the IBF title since 2016, and the WBA (Super) and IBO titles since 2017. ¬†Joshua’s victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named The Rings Fight of the Year.

 

As of October 2017, Joshua is ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and second by The Ring.

 

Known for having exceptional punching power, he has finished all but one of his fights to date by knockout. Joshua is the first British heavyweight British boxer to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body. He is also the second boxer, after Joe Frazier, to win a world heavyweight title whilst still reigning as Olympic champion at the top weight.

2. Josh Warrington –¬†Featherweight (IBF)

 

Leeds (28-0, 6KOs)

On 19 May 2018 Josh Warrington won the IBF Featherweight Title beating Lee Selby at Elland Road Leeds.

 

Josh Warrington secured a split-decision victory over Selby by thoroughly outworking him for the majority of the twelve rounds to claim the title, and hand Selby his second career loss.

 

Warrington commented on the fight: “By winning this fight, not only do I get my hands on a world title, but it‚Äôs a chance to show everyone that I‚Äôm the best featherweight in the UK and propel myself onto the world level.”

 

Josh Warrington then dared to be great by making the first defence of his IBF title against world class operator Carl Frampton in December 2018.  Warrington went on to defy the odds once again with an impressive unanimous points decision to retain his IBF Featherweight title.

3. Callum Smith – Super Middleweight (WBA ‘Super’)

 

Liverpool (25-0, 18KOs)

Callum Smith has held the WBA (Super) and Ring magazine super-middleweight titles since September 2018, and won the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight tournament in the same month by sensationally stopping former champion George Groves. Smith previously held the European, British, and WBC Silver super-middleweight titles between 2015 and 2017.

 

As of October 2018, Smith is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec.

4. Khalid Yafai РSuper Flyweight (WBA)

 

Birmingham (25-0, 15KOs)

Khalid Yafai¬†has held the WBA Super Flyweight title since December 2016. As of May 2017, he is ranked as the world’s fifth best super-flyweight by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and sixth by The Ring magazine.

 

Yafai put in a dominant performance and outscored Concepción in nearly every round to win the WBA Super Flyweight title. Yafai also became the first boxer from Birmingham to win a world title in over 100 years.

 

On the 24 November 2018 Yafai retained his WBA title via a controversial 12 round unanimous decision against Mexican Israel Gonzalez.

5. Charlie Edwards – Flyweight

 

Sutton (15-1, 6KOs)

Charlie Edwards turned professional in 2015 and is a former Super Flyweight British Champion. Edwards was unsuccessful in his first bid to win a world title losing to Johnriel Casimero for the IBF version of the belt back in September 2016.

 

However in December 2018 Edwards defeated Nicaraguan fighter Cristofer Rosales to win the WBC Flyweight title.

6. Billy-Joe Saunders – Middleweight

 

Hatfield (27-0, 13KOs)

Billy Joe Saunders held the WBO middleweight title from 2015 to 2018, and previously the European, British, and Commonwealth middleweight titles between 2012 and 2015. As an amateur, Saunders represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics, reaching the second round of the welterweight bracket.

 

As of July 2018, Saunders is ranked as the world’s best active middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third by The Ring magazine¬†and fifth by BoxRec.

 

On 27 September 2018, it was first reported that Saunders had tested positive for Oxilofrine, known as a stimulant. The test was carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) on 30 August 2018.

 

On 11 October 2018, it was announced that Saunders had vacated the WBO middleweight title in anticipation of being stripped.

7. Tyson Fury –¬†Heavyweight

 

London (27-0-1, 19KOs)

In 2015 Tyson Fury won the unified¬†WBA (Super),¬†IBF,¬†WBO,¬†IBO,¬†Ring¬†magazine and¬†lineal¬†heavyweight¬†titles by defeating long-reigning champion¬†Wladimir Klitschko. As of December 2018, Fury is ranked as the world’s second best active heavyweight by¬†The Ring¬†and the¬†Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by¬†BoxRec.

 

In 2016, Fury vacated the WBA, WBO, IBO and lineal titles after suffering from mental health issues leading to alcoholism and recreational drug use. The Ring stripped him of his last remaining title in early 2018.

 

Later in 2018, following more than two years of inactivity, Fury returned to the ring to challenge for the WBC heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder. The fight was scored a draw, with some outlets calling the result controversial. A rematch has since been sanctioned by the WBC.

8. Chris Eubank Jr – Super Middleweight

 

London (28-2, 21KOs)

Chris Eubank Jr has held the IBO super-middleweight title since February 2019 and previously from 2017 to 2018, and the WBA interim and British middleweight titles between 2015 and 2016.¬†As of March 2019, Eubank is ranked as the world’s second best active super-middleweight by BoxRec, third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and seventh by The Ring magazine.

 

On 3 January 2019, an official press conference took place to announce the James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr.¬†The rivalry between DeGale and Eubank Jr began a few years ago, after a series of run-ins, from sparring one another in the gym to trading verbal insults across social media.¬†¬†Eubank said, “Instead of me going through the motions and trying to beat guys using heart and determination. Now we have strategy involved. This is going to take me to the next level.

 

On 23 February, Chris Eubank Jr. defeated James DeGale by Unanimous Decision. The scorecards read 114-112, 115-112 and 117-109 for Eubank Jr. The fight was relatively one-sided, with DeGale struggling to answer any of Eubank’s assaults. DeGale received a lot of backlash for his boring performance, sending Degale into retirement.

9. Ryan Burnett – Bantamweight

 

Belfast (19-1, 9KOs)

Ryan Burnett is a former unified bantamweight world champion, having held the WBA (Unified) and IBF titles between 2017 to 2018. At regional level he held the British bantamweight title from 2015 to 2017. As an amateur, Burnett represented Ireland at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics and won a gold medal in the light-flyweight division.

 

As of September 2018, Burnett is ranked as the world’s second best active bantamweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third best by The Ring¬†and Boxrec.

 

On the 3 November 2018 Ryan Burnett faced Nonito Donaire in the quarter final of the Super-lightweight tournament. During round 4, Burnett reached for his lower back after throwing a combination of punches and was counted as a knock down for Donaire. Burnett survived the round but failed to answer the bell for round five. Burnett lost his WBA belt and was knocked out of the WBSS tournament. The injury occurred in his right internal oblique, where he tore muscle fibres. Burnett, who had back problems in the past, stated the injury was not career threatening.

10. Carl Frampton –¬†Featherweight

 

Belfast (27-2, 14KOs)

Carl Frampton held the unified WBA (Super) and IBF super-bantamweight titles between 2014 and 2016, and the WBA (Super) featherweight title from 2016 to 2017.

 

As of January 2018, Frampton is ranked as the world’s second best active featherweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and third by The Ring.

 

By winning the featherweight world title in 2016, Frampton became the first boxer from Northern Ireland and only the second boxer from Ireland to have held world titles in two weight classes. This also earned him Fighter of the Year awards by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.

 

On December 22nd 2018 Carl Frampton was unsuccessful in his attempt of capturing the IBF Featherweight title loosing via unanimous decision to Josh Warrington.

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BOB P4P Top 10 (UK & Ireland)

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ūüēí¬†Last Updated: 17/03/19 16:30pm

After much deliberation, BOB have come up with our top 10 UK & Ireland fighters, pound-for-pound.

 

Ignoring weight, this subjective list takes into account fighters’ recent results, their skills, resilience, punching power and titles held.¬†The list will be updated periodically and should be treated as a talking point only.

1. Anthony Joshua – Heavyweight (IBF, WBA, IBO, WBO)

 

Watford (22-0, 21KOs)

Anthony Joshua has¬†held the IBF title since 2016, and the WBA (Super) and IBO titles since 2017. ¬†Joshua’s victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named The Rings Fight of the Year.

 

As of October 2017, Joshua is ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and second by The Ring.

 

Known for having exceptional punching power, he has finished all but one of his fights to date by knockout. Joshua is the first British heavyweight British boxer to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body. He is also the second boxer, after Joe Frazier, to win a world heavyweight title whilst still reigning as Olympic champion at the top weight.

2. Josh Warrington –¬†Featherweight (IBF)

 

Leeds (28-0, 6KOs)

On 19 May 2018 Josh Warrington won the IBF Featherweight Title beating Lee Selby at Elland Road Leeds.

 

Josh Warrington secured a split-decision victory over Selby by thoroughly outworking him for the majority of the twelve rounds to claim the title, and hand Selby his second career loss.

 

Warrington commented on the fight: “By winning this fight, not only do I get my hands on a world title, but it‚Äôs a chance to show everyone that I‚Äôm the best featherweight in the UK and propel myself onto the world level.”

 

Josh Warrington then dared to be great by making the first defence of his IBF title against world class operator Carl Frampton in December 2018.  Warrington went on to defy the odds once again with an impressive unanimous points decision to retain his IBF Featherweight title.

3. Callum Smith – Super Middleweight (WBA ‘Super’)

 

Liverpool (25-0, 18KOs)

Callum Smith has held the WBA (Super) and Ring magazine super-middleweight titles since September 2018, and won the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight tournament in the same month by sensationally stopping former champion George Groves. Smith previously held the European, British, and WBC Silver super-middleweight titles between 2015 and 2017.

 

As of October 2018, Smith is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec.

4. Khalid Yafai РSuper Flyweight (WBA)

 

Birmingham (25-0, 15KOs)

Khalid Yafai¬†has held the WBA Super Flyweight title since December 2016. As of May 2017, he is ranked as the world’s fifth best super-flyweight by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and sixth by The Ring magazine.

 

Yafai put in a dominant performance and outscored Concepción in nearly every round to win the WBA Super Flyweight title. Yafai also became the first boxer from Birmingham to win a world title in over 100 years.

 

On the 24 November 2018 Yafai retained his WBA title via a controversial 12 round unanimous decision against Mexican Israel Gonzalez.

5. Charlie Edwards – Flyweight

 

Sutton (15-1, 6KOs)

Charlie Edwards turned professional in 2015 and is a former Super Flyweight British Champion. Edwards was unsuccessful in his first bid to win a world title losing to Johnriel Casimero for the IBF version of the belt back in September 2016.

 

However in December 2018 Edwards defeated Nicaraguan fighter Cristofer Rosales to win the WBC Flyweight title.

6. Billy-Joe Saunders – Middleweight

 

Hatfield (27-0, 13KOs)

Billy Joe Saunders held the WBO middleweight title from 2015 to 2018, and previously the European, British, and Commonwealth middleweight titles between 2012 and 2015. As an amateur, Saunders represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics, reaching the second round of the welterweight bracket.

 

As of July 2018, Saunders is ranked as the world’s best active middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third by The Ring magazine¬†and fifth by BoxRec.

 

On 27 September 2018, it was first reported that Saunders had tested positive for Oxilofrine, known as a stimulant. The test was carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) on 30 August 2018.

 

On 11 October 2018, it was announced that Saunders had vacated the WBO middleweight title in anticipation of being stripped.

7. Tyson Fury –¬†Heavyweight

 

London (27-0-1, 19KOs)

In 2015 Tyson Fury won the unified¬†WBA (Super),¬†IBF,¬†WBO,¬†IBO,¬†Ring¬†magazine and¬†lineal¬†heavyweight¬†titles by defeating long-reigning champion¬†Wladimir Klitschko. As of December 2018, Fury is ranked as the world’s second best active heavyweight by¬†The Ring¬†and the¬†Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by¬†BoxRec.

 

In 2016, Fury vacated the WBA, WBO, IBO and lineal titles after suffering from mental health issues leading to alcoholism and recreational drug use. The Ring stripped him of his last remaining title in early 2018.

 

Later in 2018, following more than two years of inactivity, Fury returned to the ring to challenge for the WBC heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder. The fight was scored a draw, with some outlets calling the result controversial. A rematch has since been sanctioned by the WBC.

8. Chris Eubank Jr – Super Middleweight

 

London (28-2, 21KOs)

Chris Eubank Jr has held the IBO super-middleweight title since February 2019 and previously from 2017 to 2018, and the WBA interim and British middleweight titles between 2015 and 2016.¬†As of March 2019, Eubank is ranked as the world’s second best active super-middleweight by BoxRec, third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and seventh by The Ring magazine.

 

On 3 January 2019, an official press conference took place to announce the James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr.¬†The rivalry between DeGale and Eubank Jr began a few years ago, after a series of run-ins, from sparring one another in the gym to trading verbal insults across social media.¬†¬†Eubank said, “Instead of me going through the motions and trying to beat guys using heart and determination. Now we have strategy involved. This is going to take me to the next level.

 

On 23 February, Chris Eubank Jr. defeated James DeGale by Unanimous Decision. The scorecards read 114-112, 115-112 and 117-109 for Eubank Jr. The fight was relatively one-sided, with DeGale struggling to answer any of Eubank’s assaults. DeGale received a lot of backlash for his boring performance, sending Degale into retirement.

9. Ryan Burnett – Bantamweight

 

Belfast (19-1, 9KOs)

Ryan Burnett is a former unified bantamweight world champion, having held the WBA (Unified) and IBF titles between 2017 to 2018. At regional level he held the British bantamweight title from 2015 to 2017. As an amateur, Burnett represented Ireland at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics and won a gold medal in the light-flyweight division.

 

As of September 2018, Burnett is ranked as the world’s second best active bantamweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third best by The Ring¬†and Boxrec.

 

On the 3 November 2018 Ryan Burnett faced Nonito Donaire in the quarter final of the Super-lightweight tournament. During round 4, Burnett reached for his lower back after throwing a combination of punches and was counted as a knock down for Donaire. Burnett survived the round but failed to answer the bell for round five. Burnett lost his WBA belt and was knocked out of the WBSS tournament. The injury occurred in his right internal oblique, where he tore muscle fibres. Burnett, who had back problems in the past, stated the injury was not career threatening.

10. Carl Frampton –¬†Featherweight

 

Belfast (27-2, 14KOs)

Carl Frampton held the unified WBA (Super) and IBF super-bantamweight titles between 2014 and 2016, and the WBA (Super) featherweight title from 2016 to 2017.

 

As of January 2018, Frampton is ranked as the world’s second best active featherweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and third by The Ring.

 

By winning the featherweight world title in 2016, Frampton became the first boxer from Northern Ireland and only the second boxer from Ireland to have held world titles in two weight classes. This also earned him Fighter of the Year awards by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.

 

On December 22nd 2018 Carl Frampton was unsuccessful in his attempt of capturing the IBF Featherweight title loosing via unanimous decision to Josh Warrington.

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BOB P4P Top 10 (UK & Ireland)

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ūüēí¬†Last Updated: 17/03/19 16:30pm

After much deliberation, BOB have come up with our top 10 UK & Ireland fighters, pound-for-pound.

 

Ignoring weight, this subjective list takes into account fighters’ recent results, their skills, resilience, punching power and titles held.¬†The list will be updated periodically and should be treated as a talking point only.

1. Anthony Joshua – Heavyweight (IBF, WBA, IBO, WBO)

 

Watford (22-0, 21KOs)

Anthony Joshua has¬†held the IBF title since 2016, and the WBA (Super) and IBO titles since 2017. ¬†Joshua’s victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named The Rings Fight of the Year.

 

As of October 2017, Joshua is ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and second by The Ring.

 

Known for having exceptional punching power, he has finished all but one of his fights to date by knockout. Joshua is the first British heavyweight British boxer to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body. He is also the second boxer, after Joe Frazier, to win a world heavyweight title whilst still reigning as Olympic champion at the top weight.

2. Josh Warrington –¬†Featherweight (IBF)

 

Leeds (28-0, 6KOs)

On 19 May 2018 Josh Warrington won the IBF Featherweight Title beating Lee Selby at Elland Road Leeds.

 

Josh Warrington secured a split-decision victory over Selby by thoroughly outworking him for the majority of the twelve rounds to claim the title, and hand Selby his second career loss.

 

Warrington commented on the fight: “By winning this fight, not only do I get my hands on a world title, but it‚Äôs a chance to show everyone that I‚Äôm the best featherweight in the UK and propel myself onto the world level.”

 

Josh Warrington then dared to be great by making the first defence of his IBF title against world class operator Carl Frampton in December 2018.  Warrington went on to defy the odds once again with an impressive unanimous points decision to retain his IBF Featherweight title.

3. Callum Smith – Super Middleweight (WBA ‘Super’)

 

Liverpool (25-0, 18KOs)

Callum Smith has held the WBA (Super) and Ring magazine super-middleweight titles since September 2018, and won the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight tournament in the same month by sensationally stopping former champion George Groves. Smith previously held the European, British, and WBC Silver super-middleweight titles between 2015 and 2017.

 

As of October 2018, Smith is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec.

4. Khalid Yafai РSuper Flyweight (WBA)

 

Birmingham (25-0, 15KOs)

Khalid Yafai¬†has held the WBA Super Flyweight title since December 2016. As of May 2017, he is ranked as the world’s fifth best super-flyweight by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and sixth by The Ring magazine.

 

Yafai put in a dominant performance and outscored Concepción in nearly every round to win the WBA Super Flyweight title. Yafai also became the first boxer from Birmingham to win a world title in over 100 years.

 

On the 24 November 2018 Yafai retained his WBA title via a controversial 12 round unanimous decision against Mexican Israel Gonzalez.

5. Charlie Edwards – Flyweight

 

Sutton (15-1, 6KOs)

Charlie Edwards turned professional in 2015 and is a former Super Flyweight British Champion. Edwards was unsuccessful in his first bid to win a world title losing to Johnriel Casimero for the IBF version of the belt back in September 2016.

 

However in December 2018 Edwards defeated Nicaraguan fighter Cristofer Rosales to win the WBC Flyweight title.

6. Billy-Joe Saunders – Middleweight

 

Hatfield (27-0, 13KOs)

Billy Joe Saunders held the WBO middleweight title from 2015 to 2018, and previously the European, British, and Commonwealth middleweight titles between 2012 and 2015. As an amateur, Saunders represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics, reaching the second round of the welterweight bracket.

 

As of July 2018, Saunders is ranked as the world’s best active middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third by The Ring magazine¬†and fifth by BoxRec.

 

On 27 September 2018, it was first reported that Saunders had tested positive for Oxilofrine, known as a stimulant. The test was carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) on 30 August 2018.

 

On 11 October 2018, it was announced that Saunders had vacated the WBO middleweight title in anticipation of being stripped.

7. Tyson Fury –¬†Heavyweight

 

London (27-0-1, 19KOs)

In 2015 Tyson Fury won the unified¬†WBA (Super),¬†IBF,¬†WBO,¬†IBO,¬†Ring¬†magazine and¬†lineal¬†heavyweight¬†titles by defeating long-reigning champion¬†Wladimir Klitschko. As of December 2018, Fury is ranked as the world’s second best active heavyweight by¬†The Ring¬†and the¬†Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by¬†BoxRec.

 

In 2016, Fury vacated the WBA, WBO, IBO and lineal titles after suffering from mental health issues leading to alcoholism and recreational drug use. The Ring stripped him of his last remaining title in early 2018.

 

Later in 2018, following more than two years of inactivity, Fury returned to the ring to challenge for the WBC heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder. The fight was scored a draw, with some outlets calling the result controversial. A rematch has since been sanctioned by the WBC.

8. Chris Eubank Jr – Super Middleweight

 

London (28-2, 21KOs)

Chris Eubank Jr has held the IBO super-middleweight title since February 2019 and previously from 2017 to 2018, and the WBA interim and British middleweight titles between 2015 and 2016.¬†As of March 2019, Eubank is ranked as the world’s second best active super-middleweight by BoxRec, third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and seventh by The Ring magazine.

 

On 3 January 2019, an official press conference took place to announce the James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr.¬†The rivalry between DeGale and Eubank Jr began a few years ago, after a series of run-ins, from sparring one another in the gym to trading verbal insults across social media.¬†¬†Eubank said, “Instead of me going through the motions and trying to beat guys using heart and determination. Now we have strategy involved. This is going to take me to the next level.

 

On 23 February, Chris Eubank Jr. defeated James DeGale by Unanimous Decision. The scorecards read 114-112, 115-112 and 117-109 for Eubank Jr. The fight was relatively one-sided, with DeGale struggling to answer any of Eubank’s assaults. DeGale received a lot of backlash for his boring performance, sending Degale into retirement.

9. Ryan Burnett – Bantamweight

 

Belfast (19-1, 9KOs)

Ryan Burnett is a former unified bantamweight world champion, having held the WBA (Unified) and IBF titles between 2017 to 2018. At regional level he held the British bantamweight title from 2015 to 2017. As an amateur, Burnett represented Ireland at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics and won a gold medal in the light-flyweight division.

 

As of September 2018, Burnett is ranked as the world’s second best active bantamweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board,¬†third best by The Ring¬†and Boxrec.

 

On the 3 November 2018 Ryan Burnett faced Nonito Donaire in the quarter final of the Super-lightweight tournament. During round 4, Burnett reached for his lower back after throwing a combination of punches and was counted as a knock down for Donaire.

 

Burnett survived the round but failed to answer the bell for round five. Burnett lost his WBA belt and was knocked out of the WBSS tournament. The injury occurred in his right internal oblique, where he tore muscle fibres. Burnett, who had back problems in the past, stated the injury was not career threatening.

10. Carl Frampton –¬†Featherweight

 

Belfast (27-2, 14KOs)

Carl Frampton held the unified WBA (Super) and IBF super-bantamweight titles between 2014 and 2016, and the WBA (Super) featherweight title from 2016 to 2017.

 

As of January 2018, Frampton is ranked as the world’s second best active featherweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board¬†and BoxRec,¬†and third by The Ring.

 

By winning the featherweight world title in 2016, Frampton became the first boxer from Northern Ireland and only the second boxer from Ireland to have held world titles in two weight classes. This also earned him Fighter of the Year awards by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.

 

On December 22nd 2018 Carl Frampton was unsuccessful in his attempt of capturing the IBF Featherweight title loosing via unanimous decision to Carl Frampton.

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