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Top 10 Light Flyweight Boxer Rankings - Where Hiroto Kyoguchi and Felix Alvarado rank

Let’s see how the best Light/Junior Flyweights such as Hiroto Kyoguchi, Felix Alvarado, Esteban Bermudez, and more rank in the world

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By Fan Rankings | July 15, 2021 - 02:12 PM

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Honorable Mentions

Jesse Rodriguez

is a young and up and coming star from USA. he has an undefeated Boxing record of 13-0. 

The exciting up and comer has finished his last five fights via knockout. In his most recent fight, he knocked out Saul Juarez. However, his next fight is still to be announced. Though he has not challenged for a world title yet, he definitely deserves an honorable mention. 

 

Top 10 Light Flyweight Rankings

  1. Sivenathi Nontshinga

Starting off the list, Sivenathi Nontshinga is a South African professional boxer, with an undefeated record of 10-0. 

Nontshinga is the current IBF International light-flyweight champion, and has held the title since 2019, when he defeated Adam Yahaya to win it. Nontshinga is also a former African light-flyweight champion

In his most recent fight, he defeated Christian Araneta, and his next bout has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Daniel Matellon

Title(s): WBA Interim Champion

Daniel Matellon is a Cuban professional boxer, with an undefeated record of 12 wins and 2 draws. 

Matellon is the current WBA interim light-flyweight champion, he won the title after defeating Erik Omar Lopez in 2020, and has defended the title once since then. 

He won his most recent fight against Jose Argumedo via UD, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Esteban Bermudez

Title(s): WBA Regular Champion

Next up on the list, we have Esteban Bermudez from Mexico. He has a professional record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws. 

Esteban Bermudez is the current WBA (Regular) light flyweight champion. He won the title after defeating Carlos Cañizales via TKO in May of this year, and has held the title since. 

His next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Agustin Mauro Gauto

Agustin Mauro Gauto is an undefeated professional boxer from Argentina. He has won all 16 of his professional fights and has won multiple titles along the way. 

He won the WBO International Light Flyweight Title after defeating Jorge Luis Orozco Mendoza. Before that, he also held the IBF Youth Light Flyweight Title, and the WBO Latino Light Flyweight Title. 

Gauto won his most recent fight via against, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Sho Kimura

At number we have Sho Kimura from Japan. He is a professional boxer with a record of 19 wins, 3 losses, and 2 draws. 

Most notably, he has held the WBO flyweight title from 2017 to 2018. He won the title after defeating Zou Shiming via TKO, and continued to defend it twice before losing to fellow Japanese boxer Kosei Tanaka

In his most recent fight, he challenged Carlos Cañizales for the WBA (Regular) Light Flyweight title, but came up short. His next fight has not been announced yet. 

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  1. Hector Budler

Hector "Hekkie" Budler is a professional boxer from South Africa, with a record of 33 wins and 4 losses.

Budler is a two-weight world champion. He held the unified IBO and WBA minimumweight titles between 2011 and 2016. He is also the former Unified WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring light-flyweight champion. 

In his most recent fight, Budler defeated Jonathan Almacen to win the vacant WBC Silver Light-Flyweight title. His next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Elwin Soto

Title(s): WBO Champion

The next fighter on our list is Elwin Soto. The Mexican professional boxer has a record of 19 victories and 1 defeat, and he is the current WBO junior flyweight champion. 

Elwin Soto won the title in 2019 after defeating Ángel Acosta. He has defended the title 3 times since. His most recent fight was against Katsunari Takayama, which he won via TKO, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Felix Alvarado

Title(s): IBF Champion

Felix Alvarado is a professional boxer from Nicaragua. He has a professional record of and is the current IBF light flyweight champion. 

He has held the title since 2018, when he defeated Deejay Kriel to win it. Alvarado has defended his title twice since then. Previously. He also challenged for the WBA (Regular) light flyweight title in 2013, and the WBA (Regular) flyweight title in 2014.

Alvarado’s next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

  1. Kenshiro Teraji

Title(s): WBC Champion

At number two we have Kenshiro Teraji from Japan. He's more commonly known by his ring name Ken Shiro. He has an undefeated boxing record of 18 wins and no losses. 

Kenshiro is the current WBC light-flyweight champion, he won the title back in 2017 after defeating Ganigan López, and has defended the title 8 times. In his most recent fight, Ken Shiro defeated Tetsuya Hisada via UD, and he will be facing Masamichi Yabuki on 10 Sep 2021 for his next title defense. 

 

  1. Hiroto Kyoguchi

Title(s): WBA Super, The Ring Champion

At the top of the list, we have another talented fighter from Japan. Hiroto Kyoguchi has an undefeated professional record of 15-0. 

He is the current unified WBA (Super) and The Ring light-flyweight champion. He won the titles after defeating Hekkie Budler back in 2018, and has defended them three times since then. Previously, Kyoguchi also held the IBF mini-flyweight title, which he defended twice before moving to light flyweight. 

Kyoguchi’s most recent fight was against Axel Aragon Vega, which he won, and his next fight has not been announced yet. 

 

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