By - George Delis (@Delisketo)
-Muhamad Farkhan (10-0): WBA #15
Farkhan knocked out 50 plus fight veteran Alexander Bajawa (43-9) in June, making him the 1st Malaysian to enter the world rankings in years.
-Meng Fanlong (16-0): IBF #1
Meng won an IBF title eliminator a couple of months ago, against Adam Deines (19-1). He beat Mexican journeyman Gilberto Rubio (9-9) on October 5th.
-Apinun Khongsong (16-0): IBF #1
The undefeated Thai fighter blasted Akihiro Kondo (31-9) to become the #1 contender for the IBF World championship, earlier this year.
-Romero Duno (21-1): WBO #4
The Filipino prospect defeated former world title challenger Juan Antonio Rodriguez (30-8) in May and then Ivan Delgado (13-3) last month. He is now scheduled to meet Ryan Garcia (18-0) on November 2nd.
-Xiangxiang Sun (16-0): IBF #12
Sun defended his IBF Asia championship against Monico Laurente (30-15) this past March.
-Joe Noynay (18-2): WBO #6
Noynay earned the biggest win of his career this summer as he dominated the 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist Satoshi Shimizu (8-1) to defend his WBO Asia Pacific crown. He will return to Japan, on December 7th, in a match against Kenichi Ogawa (24-1).
-Xiao Tao Su (11-1): WBO #15
The Chinese fighter dispatched Shota Yukawa (11-6) in one round to win the vacant WBO Oriental title. He will defend his belt on November 23rd. (Opponent TBA)
-Jhack Tepora (23-0): IBF #3 / WBA #11 / WBC #13
The former interim WBA World champion got a unanimous decision over Jose Luis Gallegos (16-8) on June 1st.
-Mark Magsayo (20-0): WBC #8
Magsayo outclassed the former 2 time World champion Panya Uthok (53-7) on August 31st and also gained the vacant WBC Asia title.
-Marlon Tapales (33-2): WBO #1 / IBF #3
The former WBO Bantamweight World champion has 3 stoppage wins since moving up a weight class.
-Albert Pagara (32-1): WBO #2
The WBO Intercontinental champion made easy work of Ratchanon Sawangsoda (12-4) in August.
-Ye Joon Kim (18-1): WBA #12
Joon defeated Ryo Kosaka (17-5) to win the vacant WBA Asia title.
-Jeo Santisima (18-2): WBO #6
Santisima knocked out Alvius Maufani (6-4) in a single round.
-Nawaphon Kaikanha (47-1): WBC #3
Nawaphon has been undefeated in his last 11 bouts, including KO victories over former World champions Sonny Boy Jaro (45-15) as well as Amnat Ruenroeng (20-3).
-Michael Dasmarinas (29-2): IBF #1 / WBO #7 / WBC #9
Dasmarinas defeated Kenny Demecillo (14-5) this past March, to become the #1 contender for the IBF World title. He is scheduled to compete on October 26th. (Opponent TBA)
-Reymart Gaballo (22-0): WBA #4 / IBF #10 / WBO #13
The former interim WBA champion destroyed Japanese journeyman Yuya Nakamura (9-3) this past February and then Yeison Vargas (17-2) on August 31st.
-Tasana Salapat (52-1): WBC #7 / WBA #8
Since failing to capture the interim WBC title last year, Salapat has picked up 4 more wins, all stoppages.
-Sukpraserd Ponpitak (24-10): IBF #4
Ponpitak successfully defended his IBF Pan Pacific title, for the 2nd time, in July. He takes on the OPBF champion Keita Kurihara (14-5) on November 15th.
-Vincent Astrolabio (14-3): WBO #12
Astrolabio dispatched Kevin Aseniero (9-3) on August 24th.
-Jun Zhao (12-2): WBA #15
Zhao has added 2 more knockouts to his record this year, while also winning the WBA Asia title in the process.
-Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (47-5): WBC #1
The former 2 time WBC champion will be in action on October 19th, in Thailand. He is also expected to fight in America this coming December.
-Sirichai Thaiyen (55-4): WBA #2
The former interim WBA Flyweight World titlist has been 5-0 since losing to Dalakian.
-Donnie Nietes (42-1): IBF #4 / WBC #4
No news yet on the 4 division world champion’s return.
-Froilan Saludar (31-3): WBO #12
Saludar got his 22nd KO against Tsubasa Murachi (4-1) to win the WBO Asia Pacific crown.
-Aston Palicte (25-3): WBO #8 / WBC #8
Palicte lost to Kazuto Ioka (24-2) and failed once again to capture the WBO belt.
-Jakkrawut Majoogoen (29-1): WBA #14
Majoogoen has been on an impressive 15 fight winning streak since losing to Daigo Higa in 2015.
-KJ Cataraja (11-0): WBO #10
Cataraja beat Crison Omayao (24-21) on September 23rd.
-Wulan Tuolehazi (12-3): WBA #4 / WBO #12
Tuolehazi marked his inaugural WBA International title defense against Ardin Diale (35-14) this past May. He now faces Satoshi Tanaka (7-5) on October 17th.
-Jayson Mama (14-0): IBF #6 / WBO #10 / WBA #15
The undefeated Filipino fighter has had quite an impressive year thus far, with victories over Teeraphong Utaida (38-7) and former WBA Strawweight World champion Ekkawit Songnui (49-7).
-Giemel Magramo (24-1): WBO #1 / IBF #3 / WBC #5 / WBA #6
The WBO International champion recently defeated Richard Claveras (18-7).
-Nare Yianleang (71-5): WBA #3 / WBC #7
Since losing to Kazuto Ioka in 2017, Yianleang has won 9 fights in a row.
-Jayr Raquinel (11-1): WBC #12
Raquinel returned after almost an entire year of inactivity, on August 23rd, and stopped former world title challenger Takuya Kogawa (30-6).
-Komgrich Nantapech (25-5): IBF #4
Nantapech hasn’t fought since last December.
-Genisis Libranza (19-1): IBF #8 / WBC #14
Libranza has been 8-0 since losing to the IBF World champion Moruti Mthalane (38-2).
-Sarawut Thawornkham (20-2): WBA #7
Sarawut failed to capture the WBA World title from Artem Dalakian (19-0).
-Edward Heno (14-0): WBO #1
The longtime OPBF king will challenge the WBO World champion Elwin Soto (15-1) either on October 24th.
-Andika Fredikson Ha'e (17-0): WBA #3
“D’Golden Boy” became the WBA Asia champion in April and defended it on August 31st.
-Randy Petalcorin (30-3): IBF #5 / WBA #9
The former interim WBA World champion will fight Wichet Sengprakhon (9-6) on October 19th in Manila.
-Mark Vicelles (11-0): WBO #10
Vicelles defeated Robert Onggocan (12-6) and Jesse Espinas (19-4) this year.
-Tibo Monabesa (20-1): WBC #13
The Indonesian fought and beat Omari Kimweri (17-5) in July to win the IBO title.
-Christian Bacolod (12-0): WBO #11
Christian stopped Garry Rojo (9-13) in July and Michael Camelion (10-13) on September 23rd.
-Xiang Li (7-2): WBO #15
Li won the WBC Asia Continental & WBO Youth titles this past May. He will defend his WBO strap against Ryu Horikawa (2-0) on October 17th.
-Christian Araneta (17-1): IBF #9
Araneta lost an IBF title eliminator against Daniel Valladares (21-1) on September 7th.
-Jonathan Taconing (28-4): WBC #7
Taconing failed to capture the WBC World title from Ken Shiro (16-0).
-Jing Xiang (17-4): WBO #3 / WBC #6
After earning the biggest victory of his career against 2 division World champion Suriyan Satorn (60-7) in early 2019, the Chinese star made his Strawweight debut on August 17th, capturing the WBO International title.
-Lito Dante (16-10): WBC #8 / IBF #11
In a shocking turn of events, Dante managed to stop Tsubasa Koura (14-1) and become the OPBF champion.
-Rene Mark Cuarto (17-2): IBF #5 / WBO #11
Cuarto fought the undefeated Jayson Vayson (8-0) to a draw.
-Rhenrob Andales (10-1): WBA #7 / WBO #13
”ArAr” unsuccessfully challenged the WBA World champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong (19-0) on August 2nd.
-Joey Canoy (15-3): WBO #7 / IBF #9
Canoy stopped Ryan Makiputin (13-18) on July 11th.
-Mark Anthony Barriga (9-1): WBC #7
Barriga failed to capture the vacant IBF World Championship last year.
-Robert Paradero (18-0): WBO #1 / IBF #8 / WBA #13
Paradero beat Jonathan Almacen (5-3) this past April.
-Melvin Jerusalem (15-2): WBC #2 / IBF #6 / WBO #8
Jerusalem defeated Reymark Taday (9-10) on August 17th.
-Samuel Salva (17-1): IBF #10
Salva suffered an injury in his match with Pedro Taduran (14-2), costing him the opportunity to become the IBF champion.
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