The Irish-Boxing.com Divisional Rankings – April Update


Following four shows on Irish soil and dozens of fighters in action overseas, it is time for another update of the Irish-Boxing.com Divisional Rankings.

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

Rankings are based solely on results.

Heavyweight – 200lbs+
1 – Sean Turner [12(8)-2(0)]
2 – Niall Kennedy [11(7)-0]
3 – Con Sheehan [6(1)-0]

No changes.

Cruiserweight – 200lbs
1 – Mike Perez [23(15)-3(1)-1]
2 – Tommy McCarthy [11(6)-1(0)]
3 – Ian Tims [13(4)-5(3)]
4 – Gary Sweeney [4(4)-0]
5 – Michael Gallagher [1(1)-0]
6 – Johnny Corcoran [1(1)-0]
7 – Declan Trainor [2(2)-1(1)]

No changes.

Light Heavyweight – 175lbs
1 – Paddy McDonagh [11(0)-2(0)]
2 – Steve Collins Jr [12(4)-1(0)-1]
3 – Steven Ward [7(3)-0]
4 David Bailey [7(1)-0]
5 – Chris Mullally [2(0)-0]
6– Christian Scuvie [1(0)-0]

David Bailey enters at #4.
Christian Scuvie enters at #6.

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

No changes.

Middleweight – 160lbs
1 – Gary O’Sullivan [27(19)-2(1)]
2 – Jason Quigley [14(11)-0]
3 – Luke Keeler [14(5)-2(1)-1]
4 – Roy Sheahan [4(1)-0]
5 – JJ McDonagh [15(7)-4(1)]
6 – Conrad Cummings [13(6)-2(0)-1]
6 – Alfredo Meli [15(4)-0-1]
7 – Connor Coyle [7(2)-0]
8 – Chris Blaney [9(3)-1(0)]
9 – Darren Cruise [8(2)-6(0)]
10 – Pauly Upton [15(3)-0]
11 – Bernard Roe [6(1)-0]
12 – Gerard Healy [7(0)-5(2)-1]
13 – Sean McGlinchey [2(0)-0]
14 – Thomas Finnegan [2(0)-0]
15 Cillian Reardon [1(0)-0]
16 – Joe Rea [11(4)-37(17)-5]

Luke Keeler moves to #3 following his win over Conrad Cummings.
Roy Sheahan jumps to #4 following Last Man Standing win.
Cillian Reardon enters rankings at #16.
Pauly Upton reclassified to middleweight. Enters at #10.

Light Middleweight – 154lbs
1 – Dennis Hogan [27(7)-1(0)-1]
2 – Peter McDonagh [28(3)-28(2)-1]
3 – Craig O’Brien [8(0)-0]
4 – Sonny Upton [12(5)-3(1)]
5 – Jay Byrne [7(2)-4(1)]
6 – John Hutchinson [12(4)-2(0)-3]
7 – Rohan Date [4(3)-0]
8 – Tony Senior [10(7)-0]
9 – Owen Duffy [1(1)-0]
10 – Graham McCormack O’Shea [2(0)-0]
11 – Ryan Greene [7(1)-1(1)]
12 – Casey Blair [5(1)-38(9)]

Craig O’Brien moves to #3 following his win over Jay Byrne.
John Hutchinson edges past Rohan Daté following his draw with Craig Parke.
Owen Duffy enters rankings at #9.
Tony Senior enters rankings at #8.

Welterweight – 147lbs
1 – Paddy Gallagher [13(8)-3(0)]
2 – John O’Donnell [32(11)-2(1)]
3 – Noel Murphy [12(2)-1(0)]
4 – Dean Byrne [18(6)-6(2)-2]
5 – Michael McLaughlin Owen [12(5)-2(0)-1]
6 – Matthew Wilton [16(3)-0]
7 – Gerard Whitehouse [7(2)-1(1)]
8 – Lewis Crocker [5(5)-0]
9 – John Joyce [5(3)-0]
10 – Dylan Moran [5(3)-0]
11 – Keane McMahon [3(0)-0]
12 Daniel Keating [2(2)-0]
13 – Aaron McKenna [3(2)-0]
14 – Paddy Irwin [4(3)-0]
15 – Tony Nellins [3(0)-0-1]
16 – James Cahill [2(0)-0]
17 Paddy McGee [1(1)-0]
18 Steven Power [1(0)-0]
19 – Jamesy Gorman [8(3)-50(5)-1]

Jamesy Gorman reclassified to welterweight. Enters at #19.
Steven Power enters rankings at #18.
Paddy McGee enters rankings at #19.
Daniel Keating enters rankings at #12.
Aaron McKenna moves to #13 following two stoppage wins.
Keane McMahon moves to #11 following his win over Radoslav Mitev.

Light Welterweight -140lbs
1 – Darragh Foley [15(9)-2(0)]
2 – Tyrone McKenna [16(6)-0-1]
3 – Philip Sutcliffe Jr [14(9)-2(1)]
4 – Anto Upton [16(6)-2(0)]
5 – Jake Hanney [5(4)-1(1)]
6 – Larry Fryers [5(2)-0]
7 – Shaun McShane [7(0)-4(0)-1]
8 – Sean Creagh [8(2)-1(1)]
9 – Daniel McShane [10(3)-1(1)]
10 – Gearoid Clancy [9(2)-5(0)]
11 – Alec Bazza [0-34(4)-3]
12 – Michael Kelly [9(3)-10(4)-1]

Tyrone McKenna climbs to #2 following his win over Anto Upton.
Michael Kelly reclassified to light welterweight. Enters at #12.

Lightweight – 135lbs
1 – Paul Hyland Jr [18(7)-0]
2 – Stephen Ormond [24(13)-5(1)]
3 – Ray Moylette [9(3)-0]
4 – Joe Fitzpatrick [8(5)-0]
5 – Gary Cully [4(2)-0]
6 – Victor Rabei [4(1)-0]
7 – Mark Morris [3(1)-2(2)]
8 – Liam Gaynor [2(0)-0]
9 – Niall O’Connor [3(2)-0]
10 – Martin Quinn [2(1)-0]
11 – Ben Mulligan [0-13(2)]

1 – Katie Taylor [8(4)-0]

Paul Hyland Jr moves to #1 following his win over David Birmingham.
Niall O’Connor overtakes Martin Quinn following his win over Marcin Ficner

Super Featherweight – 130lbs
1 – James Tennyson [21(17)-2(2)]
2 – Anto Cacace [15(7)-1(0)]
3 – Jono Carroll [15(2)-0]
4 – Declan Geraghty [17(4)-2(1)]
5 – Marco McCullough [19(12)-4(3)]
6 – John Joe Nevin [10(4)-0]
7 – Feargal McCrory [8(3)-0]
8 – David Oliver Joyce [7(6)-0]
9 – Stephen McAfee [3(2)-0-1]
10 – Ciaran McVarnock [9(3)-0-1]
11 – Karl Kelly [1(0)-1(0)]
12 – Mathew Fitzsimons [3(2)-0]
13 – Aiden Metcalfe [1(0)-0]

Marco McCullough reclassified to super featherweight. Enters rankings at #5.
John Joe Nevin moves up one place following his win over Alex Torres Rynn.
Ciaran McVarnock reclassified to super featherweight. Enters at #10.

Featherweight – 126lbs
1 – Carl Frampton [25(14)-1(0)]
2 – Eric Donovan [7(4)-0]
3 – Michael Conlan [6(5)-0]
4 – Stevie Quinn Jr [9(2)-2(0)]
5 – Allan Phelan [9(6)-3(1)-1]
6 – Sean Higginson [1(0)-0]

No changes.

Super Bantamweight – 122lbs
1 – TJ Doheny [19(14)-0]
2 – Tyrone McCullagh [10(6)-0]
3 – Colin O’Donovan [1(1)-(1)-1]
4 – Sean Magee [2(1)-0]
5 – Carl McDonald [3(0)-1(0)]

Colin O’Donovan reclassified to super bantamweight. Enters rankings at #3.

Bantamweight – 118lbs
1 – Ryan Burnett [19(9)-0]
2 – Dylan McDonagh [2(1)-0]
3 – Prince Brady [1(0)-0]

No changes.

Super Flyweight – 115lbs
1 – Jamie Conlan [19(11)-1(1)]

1 – Christina McMahon [7(3)-2(0)]

No changes.

Flyweight – 112lbs
1 – Paddy Barnes [5(1)-0]
2 – Luke Wilton [17(7)-5(1)-1]

Regan Buckley removed from rankings following his return to amateur boxing.

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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: joneill6@tcd.ie