Saturday , 24 February 2018

Richard Commey drops one place down to 5th in WBC rankings

Richard Commey and his UK based manager, Michael Amoo-Bediako

Richard Commey and his UK based manager, Michael Amoo-Bediako

One of Ghana’s world title hopeful, Richard Commey, has dropped one place down in the lightweight division in the latest World Boxing Council (WBC) rankings for the month of February 2018.

Last month, the one-time World title contender was at the 4th position in the rankings but in the latest rankings he has dropped to 5th place

Commey has been among WBC’s top 10 rated lightweight boxers in the World for the past seven months.

The Jamestown native is currently in U.S.A preparing for his upcoming IBF lightweight eliminator against Alejandro Luna on March 10th in Texas and he is likely to improve on the rankings if he wins

Below are WBC’s top 15 rated lightweight boxers in the world

1 .- Yvan Mendy (France) SILVER

2 .- Luke Campbell (GB)

3 .- Gervonta Davis (US)

4 .- Javier Fortuna (Dom. R.)

5 .- Richard Commey (Ghana)

6 .- Masayoshi Nakatani (Japan) OPBF

7 .- Anthony Crolla (GB)

8 .- Dejan Zlaticanin (Montenegro)

9 .- Ryan Martin (US)

10 .- Francisco Rojo (Mexico)

11 .- Henry Lundy (US)

12 .- Aik Shakhnazaryan (Russia)

13 .- Xolisani Ndongeni (South Africa)

14 .- Edis Tatli (Kosovo/Finland) EBU

15 .- Petr Petrov (Russia)

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