The Irish-Boxing.com Divisional Rankings – June Update


Following our last update in March there have been four shows on these shores and dozens in action overseas meaning it’s time for an update to the Irish-Boxing.com Divisional Rankings for 2019.

We, in consultation with numerous other parties, rank all the Irish fighters in each weight class.

All fighters who have not fought since 2017 or before have been temporarily removed.

Rankings are based solely on results.

Heavyweight – 200lbs+
1 – Niall Kennedy [13(8)-0-1]
2 – Sean Turner [12(8)-3(1)]
3 – Paddy Nevin [2(0)-0]

Con Sheehan removed from rankings due to inactivity.

Cruiserweight – 200lbs
1 – Mike Perez [24(15)-3(1)-1]
2 – Tommy McCarthy [14(7)-2(1)]
3 – Johnny Corcoran [2(2)-0]
4 – Conor Cooke [2(1)-0]
5 – Dee Sullivan [1(0)-0]

Michael Gallagher removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Gary Sweeney removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Dee Sullivan enters rankings at #5.

Light Heavyweight – 175lbs
1 – Steven Ward [11(4)-0]
2 – Conor Wallace [4(3)-0]
3 – Steve Collins Jr [14(4)-2(0)-1]
4 – Robbie Burke [2(2)-0]
5 – Kevin Cronin [1(1)-0]
6 – Christian Scuvie [1(0)-0]

Paddy McDonagh removed from rankings due to inactivity. Currently listed to face Nathan Thorley on July 27th for BBBoC Celtic title and will re-enter afterwards.
Stevie Collins Jr reclassified to light heavyweight, enters at #3.
Chris Mullally removed from rankings due to inactivity.
David Bailey removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Kevin Cronin enters rankings at #5.

Super Middleweight – 168lbs
1 – JJ McDonagh [16(8)-5(2)]
2 – Padraig McCrory [8(3)-0]
3 – Vladimir Belujsky [7(6)-2(0)-1]
4 – Craig McCarthy [6(1)-0]
5 – Taylor McGoldrick [3(1)-0]
6 – Barry Barnes [1(0)-0]
7 – Manny Bique [0-3(2)]

Taylor McGoldrick rises to #5 following his win over Gianni Antoh.

Middleweight – 160lbs
1 – Jason Quigley [16(12)-0]
2 – Luke Keeler [16(5)-2(1)-1]
3 – Roy Sheahan [5(2)-0]
4 – Conrad Cummings [16(7)-3(0)-1]
5 – Connor Coyle [10(3)-0]
6 – Alfredo Meli [16(5)-0-1]
7 – Chris Blaney [11(3)-2(0)-1]
8 – Sean McGlinchey [2(0)-1(0)]

Thomas Finnegan removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Darren Cruise removed from rankings due to inactivity.

Light Middleweight – 154lbs
1 – Dennis Hogan [28(7)-2(0)-1]
2 – Gary O’Sullivan [30(21)-3(2)]
3 – Craig O’Brien [10(1)-1(1)]
4 – Jay Byrne [9(2)-6(2)]
5 – Pauly Upton [15(3)-1(1)]
6 – John Hutchinson [12(4)-2(0)-3]
7 – Tony Senior [10(7)-0]
8 – Steven Donnelly [5(1)-0]
9 – Cillian Reardon [5(0)-0]
10 – Caoimhin Agyarko [3(1)-0]
11 – Graham McCormack O’Shea [4(0)-0]
12 – Owen Duffy [4(2)-1(0)]
13 – Eddie Treacy [2(1)-0]
14 – Terry Maughan [10(0)-7(6)-3]
15 – Jordan Latimer [2(0)-1(1)]
16 – John Joyce [1(0)-0]
17 – Dominic Donegan [1(0)-0]
18 – Casey Blair [5(1)-53(11)]

Peter McDonagh removed from rankings following the end of his in-ring career.
Gerard Healy removed from rankings following his retirement.
Steven Donnelly rises to #7 following his win over Edgar Palacios.
Spike O’Sullivan reclassified to light middleweight. Enters at #2.
Caoimhin Hynes reclassified to light middleweight. Enters at #10.
John Joyce enters rankings at #16.
Dominic Donegan enters rankings at #17.

Welterweight – 147lbs
1 – Paddy Gallagher [15(9)-5(0)]
2 – John O’Donnell [33(11)-2(1)]
3 – Rohan Daté [8(6)-0-1]
4 – Lewis Crocker [8(6)-0]
5 – Dylan Moran [10(5)-0]
6 – Aaron McKenna [6(4)-0]
7 – John Joyce [7(4)-1(0)]
8 – Keane McMahon [6(3)-1(0)]
9 – Lee Reeves [4(3)-0]
10 – Tony Bates [12(9)-0-1]
11 – Daniel Keating [3(3)-0]
12 – Tony Nellins [5(0)-0-1]
13 – Aaron Gethins [2(0)-0]
14 – Martin Wall [1(1)-1(1)]
15 – Owen O’Neill [1(0)-0]
16 – Paddy McGee [1(1)-0]

Steven Power removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Gerard Whitehouse removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Paddy Irwin removed from rankings due to inactivity. Due to box on Murphys Boxing show on July 12th and will re-enter afterwards.
Dylan Moran rises to #5 following his win over Gyorgy Mizsei.
Aaron McKenna rises to #6 following his win over Loretto Olivas.
Owen O’Neill enters rankings at #15.

Light Welterweight – 140lbs
1 – Tyrone McKenna [17(6)-1(0)-1]
2 – Darragh Foley [17(9)-3(0)-1]
3 – Philip Sutcliffe Jr [15(9)-2(1)]
4 – Noel Murphy [13(2)-1(0)-1]
5 – Sean McComb [6(4)-0]
6 – Victor Rabei [8(2)-0]
7 – Larry Fryers [9(3)-1(1)]
8 – Jake Hanney [5(4)-2(1)]
9 – Shaun McShane [8(0)-4(0)-1]
10 – Martin Quinn [3(1)-1(0)]
11 – Francy Luzoho [1(1)-1(0)]
12 – Daniel McShane [10(3)-1(1)]
13 – Gearoid Clancy [10(2)-6(1)]
14 – Alec Bazza [0-42(6)-3]

1 – Katelynn Phelan [1(0)-0]

Victor Rabei rises to #6 following his win over Jake Hanney.
Martin Quinn rises to #10 following his win over Martin Quinn.
Michael Kelly removed from rankigns due to inactivity.
Katelynn Phelan enters rankings at #1.

Lightweight – 135lbs
1 – James Tennyson [24(20)-3(3)]
2 – Paul Hyland Jr [20(7)-1(1)]
3 – Anto Upton [16(6)-2(0)]
4 – Ray Moylette [11(4)-1(0)]
5 – Gary Cully [8(4)-0]
6 – Joe Fitzpatrick [9(6)-0]
7 – Karl Kelly [2(0)-3(1)]
8 – Stevie McKenna [2(2)-0]
9 – Mark Morris [3(1)-2(2)]
10 – Liam Gaynor [2(0)-0]
11 – James Power [4(4)-0]
12 – Stephen Webb [1(0)-1(1)]
13 – Sean Duffy [1(1)-0]

1 – Katie Taylor [13(6)-0]

Stephen Ormond removed from the rankings following his retirement.
Stevie McKenna enters rankings at #8.
Sean Duffy enters rankings at #13.

Super Featherweight – 130lbs
1 – Jono Carroll [16(3)-0-1]
2 – Marco McCullough [22(11)-4(3)]
3 – Anto Cacace [17(7)-1(0)]
4 – Declan Geraghty [18(4)-4(3)]
5 – John Joe Nevin [11(4)-0]
6 – Feargal McCrory [11(5)-0]
7 – Allan Phelan [10(7)-3(1)-1]
8 – Niall O’Connor [5(4)-0]
9 – Ciaran McVarnock [10(3)-0-1]
10 – Mathew Fitzsimons [4(2)-1(1)]
11 – Kelvin McDonald [2(0)-0]
12 – Aiden Metcalfe [2(0)-1(1)]
13 – Jamie Douglas [1(0)-0]

1 – Elaine Greenan [3(0)-2(0)]
2 – Siobhan O’Leary [2(1)-0]

Marco McCullough rises to #2 following his win over Declan Geraghty.
Allan Phelan rises to #7 following his win over Aiden Metcalfe.
Jamie Douglas enters rankings at #13.

Featherweight – 126lbs
1 – Carl Frampton [26(15)-2(0)]
2 – Michael Conlan [11(6)-0]
3 – David Oliver Joyce [10(8)-0]
4 – Eric Donovan [9(5)-0]
5 – Stephen McAfee [5(2)-1(1)-1]
6 – Callum Bradley [2(0)-0]
7 – Stevie Quinn Jr [9(2)-2(0)]
8 – Colin O’Donovan [1(1)-3(1)-1]
9 – Shane Roche [0-1(1)]

David Oliver Joyce reclassified to featherweight. Enters at #3.
Callum Bradley enters rankings at #6

Super Bantamweight – 122lbs
1 – TJ Doheny [21(15)-1(0)]
2 – Tyrone McCullagh [13(6)-0]
3 – Carl McDonald [6(1)-3(0)]
4 – Dylan McDonagh [3(1)-3(0)]
5 – Sean Magee [2(1)-0]

Dylan McDonagh reclassified to super bantam. Enters at #4.

Bantamweight – 118lbs
1 – Ryan Burnett [20(10)-1(1)]
2 – Sam Carroll [1(0)-0]
2 – Prince Brady [1(0)-1(1)]

Sam Carroll enters rankings at #2.

Super Flyweight – 115lbs
1 – Cathy McAleer [3(1)-0]

Luke Wilton removed from rankings following his retirement.
Jamie Conlan removed from rankings due to inactivity.
Christina McMahon removed from rankings due to inactivity. Currently training with Steven O’Rourke and will re-enter following her next fight.

Light Flyweight – 108lbs
1 – Paddy Barnes [5(1)-2(1)]

Paddy Barnes reclassified to light flyweight. Enters at #1.

Minnimumweight – 105lbs
1 – Lynn Harvey [5(4)-2(1)]

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: [email protected]