|On the Move: SecondsOut World Boxing Rankings 1/16/13|
SecondsOut special to Doghouse Boxing (Jan 16, 2013)
By Derek Bonnett. The early goings of 2013 has still been dominated by
lighter weight fighters below the featherweight division. One champion
defended his title for the first time in his second reign. One
SecondsOut ranked fighter lost in an above the weight bout and said
farewell to his place among the world’s best 115-pound fighters.
Numerous other contenders saw some movement due to other actions in the
world of professional prize fighting. The new boxing year is just
underway, but, in or out of the ring, boxing’s best remain On the Move.
On this past Saturday, in Toluca, Mexico, Mexico, Adrian Hernandez
defeated Dircu Carbaca in a twelve round WBC light flyweight title bout.
All three judges favored the champion by scores of 119-112, 118-108,
and 117-110. Hernandez notched the first defense of his second reign as
WBC champion and raised his ledger to 26-2-1 (16). Carbaca fell to 13-7
Hernandez held his number two ranking among SecondsOut’s top 108-pounders.
Also on this date, at Foro Polanco, Mexico City, Distrito Federal,
Mexico, Juan Jose Montes was defeated by Martin Casillas in a twelve
round bantamweight bout. Casillas won the split decision by scores of
97-93 twice along with a dissenting 95-96. Casillas raised his record to
12-2 (8). Montes dipped to 23-3-1 (14).
Montes was removed from the SecondsOut super flyweight rankings due
to the loss and not making 115 pounds in over a year. Ryo Akaho filled
the void at number ten. The previously ranked six through ten contenders
advanced one ranking.
Also on the move, Josesito Lopez has opted to remain at 147 pounds
rather than dropping back down to 140. He has abandoned his number four
ranking at 140 and been re-instated as the number eight contender at
welterweight. The previously ranked eighth and ninth welterweight
contenders fell one ranking. Victor Ortiz exited to make room. Zab Judah
re-entered the 140-pound ranks to fill the void, pushing the five
through ten contenders up one space.
Also on the move, Edwin Rodriguez has committed himself to
campaigning at 175-pounds and has been removed from the SecondsOut super
middleweight rankings. Karoly Balzay entered at number ten to fill the
void. The previously ranked nine and ten fighters moved up one rung
SecondsOut ranked fighters in action through Sunday, January 20:
On Saturday, December 19:
At Centro de Convenciones, Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico: Sergio
Thompson versus Moises Castro in a twelve round super featherweight bout
At Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA: Gabriel Campillo
versus Sergei Kovalev in a ten round light heavyweight bout (SecondsOut
will be ringside)
At Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA: Orlando Salido
versus Miguel Angel Garcia in a twelve round WBO featherweight title
bout; Gennady Golovkin versus Gabriel Rosado in a twelve round
middleweight bout; Juan Carlos Burgos versus Roman Martinez in a twelve
round WBO super featherweight title bout. (SecondsOut will be ringside)
To check out Derek’s SecondsOut rankings click on the link below www.digenie.net/sorankings/p_so_world.asp
For further boxing discussion, contact Derek DBO Bonnett on Facebook or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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