The Flyweight division is widely regarded as one of the most stacked and exciting division's in the sport with numerous fighters of note and a host of great match ups. Some fighters however are given inexplicable rankings that really don't reflect their standing in the division, one such fighter is Filipino Renan Trongco (16-4, 9), who is currently ranked #5 by the WBC despite having never scored a win of real note or beaten an opponent of any "real" value.
Whilst we don't agree with Trongco's ranking he has satisfied the WBC over the last few years by winning, and defending, the WBC Youth and WBC international titles. Those titles of course lead to good rankings and the opportunity to move towards bigger and better fights.
On June 5th Trongco will be defending his WBC International Flyweight title for the second time as he takes on Mexico's Moises Calleros (10-6-1, 5).
Trongco won the WBC International title back in September 2013 when he defeated China's Wanx Xinghua, his sole defense has come against Japan's limited Hayato Yamaguchi, in what proved to be a trickier than expected bout for the Filipino. Despite those wins the Filipino is better known for suffering losses Hekkie Budler and Sammy Gutierrez. Calleros is also without a win of note, in fact like Trongco he is best known for his losses which have included decision defeats to the likes of Julian Yedras and Francisco Rodriguez Jr.
Whilst this isn't the greatest bout coming up it is a significant one and a win for Trongco will likely move him a step towards a potential world title eliminator.
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