Boxing: Klitschko, Usyk stay in WBA’s top 15 ranking
Four Ukrainian boxers preserved and somewhat improved positions in their respective weight categories
WBA, the World Boxing Association, refreshed its rankings in all 17 weight categories, bigmir.net reported.
Former world champion of the four sanctioning bodies, heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko is ranked third and thus leads the way among Ukraine’s professional boxers.
Olexandr Usyk, the undefeated WBO Inter-continental cruserweight champion, went up the list and is now ranked 14th in his weight class.
WBA Inter-continental flyweight champion Artem Dalakyan also showed progress and currently is ranked 5th; in the previous rating published by the WBA, he was placed seventh.
Oleg Yefymovych, WBA Inter-continental champion in featherweight division, retained his 7th place.
The rest of Ukrainian boxers didn’t qualify for WBA’s top 15 ranking.
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