Women’s Boxing Pound-For-Pound Rankings June 2014

Women’s Boxing Pound-For-Pound Rankings June 2014:

1- Cecilia Braekhus 24-0, 7 KOs (Norway)

2- Marcela Eilana Acuna 41-6-1, 18 KOs (Argentina)

3- Christina Hammer 17-0, 8 KOs (Germany)

4- Yesica Yoland Bopp 27-1, 12 KOs (Argentina)

5- Delfine Persoon 29-1, 13 KOs (Belgium)

6- Diana Prazak 13-2, 9 KOs (Australia/USA)

7- Jackie Nava 29-4-3, 13 KOs (Mexico)

8- Erica Anabella Farias 19-1, 9 KOs (Argentina)

9- Jelena Mrdjenovich 32-9-1, 16 KOs (Canada)

10- Ibeth Zamora-Silva 20-5, 8 KOs (Mexico)

11- Jessica Chavez 20-3-3, 4 KOs (Mexico)

12- Naoko Fujioka 11-0, 6 KOs (Japan)

13- Susi Kentikian (33-2, 17 KOs) Germany

14- Ava Knight (12-2-3, 5 KOs) USA

15- Zulina Munoz (41-1-2, 26 KOs) Mexico

16- Mariana Juarez (39-7-3, 16 KOs) Mexico

17- Melissa McMorrow (9-4-3, 1 KO) USA

18- Ji-Hyun Park (19-2, 5 KOs) South Korea

19- Alejandra Marina Oliveras (31-2-2, 16 KOs) Argentina

20- Arely Mucino (19-2-2, 10 KOs) Mexico

Dropped out: Mathis * inactivity

Added: Nava

Best of the rest: Alicia Ashley, Daniela Romina Bermudez, Monica Silvina Acosta, Shindo Go, Amanda Serrano, Carolina Rodriguez, Yesica Patricia Marcos, Hyun-Mi Choi, Fernanda Soledad Alegre, Edith Soledad Matthysse, Melissa Hernandez, Ana Laura Esteche, Carolina Raquel Duer, and Ramona Kuehne.

#1 Cecilia Braekhus (24-0, 7 KOs)

Next fight: Jessica Balogun 6-7-14

Titles: WBO, WBC, & WBA

Age: 32

Braekhus defeated Balogun in June 2012 by a unanimous decision. Balogun, most recently has unsuccessfully challenged middleweight champion Christina Hammer for the WBO and WBF belts and knocked out a pedestrian light-middleweight. Braekhus, after a contentious winter, has resigned with Sauerland Promotions who is in charge of executing this affair. Braekhus will defend her WBO, WBC, and WBA titles.


#2 Marcela Eilana Acuna (41-6-1, 18 KOs)

Next fight: TBA

Titles: WBO female super-bantamweight

Age: 37

Acuna successfully defended her title in March with a sixth round technical knockout of Estrella Valverde (9-4-1). In 2013, Acuna won four fights, three against top-level competition. Thus far in 2014, she has only the above mentioned title defense.


#3 Christina Hammer (17-0, 8 KOs)

Next fight: TBA

Titles: WBO, WBF middleweight, WBO super-middleweight

Age: 23

Hammer defeated Jessica Balogun (UD-10) in March defending her WBO & WBF middleweight belts winning every round in the process.


#4 Yesica Yolanda Bopp (27-1, 12 KOs)

Next fight: TBA

Titles: WBO flyweight, WBA, WBO light-flyweight

Age: 30

Bopp, in April, upended the larger Daniela Romina Bermudez (UD-10) winning the vacant WBO female flyweight title in the process. Will Susi Kentikian, the WBA flyweight champion challenge Bopp in a potential super-fight?


#5 Delfine Persoon (29-1, 13 KOs)

Next fight: TBA

Titles: WBC, WIBF, WBF, WIBA lightweight titles

Age: 29

Persoon, who has held nearly every title at lightweight, may have to seek challenges from above or below the weight class she now heads.  Persoon defeated long time champion, Erica Anabella Farias (UD-10) to win the WBC title on April 20.


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