Irish BoxRec Pound-for-Pound Rankings (December Update)


There have been plenty of changes over the past three months in the BoxRec Irish Pound-for-Pound list.

Calculated by the popular website’s ratings formula, below is the rankings of all active Irish boxers.

Big climbers since the last update in September include Sean Turner following his upset win in Switzerland over Arnold Gjergjaj, Paddy Barnes, Gary Cully, Larry Fryers, and Jay Byrne following his BUI Celtic title win.

Rankings correct as of December 27th 2017

September rankings in brackets
RE = Re-Entry
NE = New Entry

MEN’S
1 (1) – Carl Frampton [24(14)-1(0)] – Featherweight
2 (2) – Ryan Burnett [18(9)-0] – Bantamweight
3 (3) – Andy Lee [35(24)-3(2)-1] – Middleweight
4 (4) – Mike Perez [22(14)-3(1)-1] – Cruiserweight
5 (8) – Dennis Hogan [26(7)-1(0)-1] – Light Middleweight
6 (9) – Gary O’Sullivan [27(19)-2(1)] – Middleweight
7 (5) – Jason Quigley [13(10)-0] – Middleweight
8 (7) – TJ Doheny [18(13)-0] – Super Bantamweight
9 (6) – Darragh Foley [14(8)-2(0)] – Light Welterweight
10 (11) – James Tennyson [20(16)-2(2)] – Super Featherweight
11 (13) – Jono Carroll [15(2)-0] – Super Featherweight
12 (10) – Paul Hyland Jr [17(6)-0] – Lightweight
13 (12) – Jamie Conlan [19(11)-1(1)] – Super Flyweight
14 (16) – Paddy Gallagher [13(8)-3(0)] – Welterweight
15 (14) – Anto Cacace [16(7)-1(0)] – Super Featherweight
16 (15) – Conrad Cummings [12(5)-1(0)-1] – Middleweight
17 (40) – Sean Turner [12(8)-1(0)] – Heavyweight
18 (21) – Philip Sutcliffe Jnr [14(9)-2(1)] – Light Welterweight
19 (18) – Tommy McCarthy [11(6)-1(0)] – Cruiserweight
20 (19) – John O’Donnell [32(11)-2(1)] – Welterweight
21 (49) – Paddy Barnes [5(1)-0] – Flyweight
22 (17) – Stephen Ormond [24(13)-5(1)] – Lightweight
23 (20) – Luke Keeler [13(5)-2(1)] – Middleweight
24 (25) – Tyrone McKenna [15(6)-0-1] – Light Welterweight
25 (27) – Marco McCullough [18(11)-4(3)] – Featherweight
26 (22) – Peter McDonagh [28(3)-28(2)-1] – Welterweight
27 (23) – Niall Kennedy [10(6)-0] – Heavyweight
28 (24) – Anto Upton [16(6)-1(0)] – Light Welterweight
29 (26) – Declan Geraghty [14(5)-2(1)] – Super Featherweight
30 (32) – Noel Murphy [12(2)-0] – Welterweight
31 (30) – Alfredo Meli [14(3)-0-1] – Middleweight
32 (29) – Sonny Upton [12(5)-3(1)] – Light Middleweight
33 (34) – Eric Donovan [6(3)-0] – Featherweight
34 (33) – Paddy McDonagh [11(0)-2(0)] – Light Heavyweight
35 (31) – Pauly Upton [15(3)-0] – Light Middleweight
36 (36) – Steve Collins Jr [12(4)-1(0)-1] – Light Heavyweight
37 (42) – Ray Moylette [8(3)-0] – Lightweight
38 (44) – Chris Blaney [9(3)-0] – Middleweight
39 (39) – Feargal McCrory [7(3)-0] – Super Featherweight
40 (NE) – David Bailey [7(1)-0] – Light Heavyweight
41 (RE) – John Joe Nevin [9(4)-0] – Featherweight
42 (43) – Darren Cruise [8(2)-6(0)] – Middleweight
43 (51) – Tyrone McCullagh [9(5)-0] – Super Bantamweight
44 (37) – Matthew Wilton [16(3)-0] – Welterweight
45 (35) – Michael McLaughlin Owen [12(5)-2(0)-1] – Welterweight
46 (48) – David Oliver Joyce [5(4)-0] – Lightweight
47 (38) – Joe Fitzpatrick [8(4)-0] – Lightweight
48 (50) – Michael Conlan [5(4)-0] – Featherweight
49 (47) – Sean Creagh [7(2)-1(1)] – Light Welterweight
50 (45) – Con Sheehan [6(1)-0] – Heavyweight
51 (61) – Jay Byrne [6(2)-3(1)] – Welterweight
52 (76) – Larry Fryers [5(2)-0] – Welterweight
53 (46) – Stephen Carroll [7(1)-0] – Light Welterweight
54 (53) – Craig O’Brien [7(0)-0] – Light Middleweight
55 (63) – Connor Coyle [7(2)-0] – Middleweight
56 (RE) – John Hutchinson [11(3)-2(0)-2] – Middleweight
57 (58) – Gary Sweeney [4(4)-0] – Cruiserweight
58 (55) – Steven Ward [6(2)-0] – Light Heavyweight
59 (52) – Luke Wilton [17(7)-5(1)-1] – Flyweight
60 (60) – Bernard Roe [6(1)-0] – Light Middleweight
61 (54) – Ciaran McVarnock [9(3)-0-1] – Featherweight
62 (57) – Ryan Greene [7(1)-1(1)] – Light Middleweight
63 (59) – Gerard Healy [6(0)-4(1)-1] – Light Middleweight
64 (62) – Lewis Crocker [4(4)-0] – Welterweight
65 (41) – Gerard Whitehouse [7(2)-1(1)] – Welterweight
66 (90) – Gary Cully [3(2)-0] – Lightweight
67 (75) – Victor Rabei [3(0)-0] – Light Welterweight
68 (66) – Mark Morris [3(1)-1(1)] – Lightweight
69 (64) – Jake Hanney [5(4)-1(1)] – Light Welterweight
70 (71) – Allan Phelan [9(6)-3(1)-1] – Featherweight
71 (69) – Gearoid Clancy [8(2)-6(0)] – Lightweight
72 (65) – Regan Buckley [2(0)-0] – Flyweight
73 (77) – Dylan Moran [3(2)-0] – Welterweight
74 (67) – Shaun McShane [5(0)-4(0)-1] – Light Welterweight
75 (56) – Ian Tims [13(4)-5(3)] – Cruiserweight
76 (80) – John Joyce [3(2)-0] – Welterweight
77 (68) – Tony Nellis [3(0)-0-1] – Welterweight
78 (70) – Sean McGlinchey [2(0)-0] – Super Middleweight
79 (94) – Martin Quinn [2(1)-0]- Lightweight
80 (85) – Dylan McDonagh [2(1)-0] – Bantamweight
81 (72) – Rohan Date [3(2)-0] – Welterweight
82 (73) – Mathew Fitzsimons [3(2)-0] – Super Featherweight
83 (NE) – Terry Maughan [10(0)-7(6)-2] – Light Middleweight
84 (74) – Thomas Finnegan [2(0)-0] – Super Middleweight
85 (92) – James Cahill [2(0)-0] – Welterweight
86 (96) – Padraig McCrory [2(1)-0] – Super Middleweight
87 (79) – Paddy Irwin [4(3)-0] – Light Middleweight
88 (93) – Liam Gaynor [2(0)-0] – Lightweight
89 (78) – Stephen McAfee [2(2)-0-1] – Lightweight
90 (82) – Johnny Corcoran [1(1)-0] – Cruiserweight
91 (84) – Niall O’Connor [2(1)-0] – Light Welterweight
92 (83) – Carl McDonald [2(0)-1(0)] – Super Bantamweight
93 (81) – Colin O’Donovan [1(1)-1(1)-1] – Super Featherweight
94 (NE) – Craig McCarthy [2(0)-0] – Middleweight
95 (86) – Michael Gallagher [1(1)-0 ] – Cruiserweight
96 (87) – Sean Magee [1(1)-0] – Super Bantamweight
97 (NE) – Karl Kelly [1(0)-0] – Welterweight
98 (88) – Aiden Metcalfe [1(0)-0] – Super Featherweight
99 (91) – Chris Mullally [2(0)-0] Light Heavyweight
100 (89) – Keane McMahon [1(0)-0] – Welterweight
101 (95) – Sean Higginson [1(0)-0] – Super Featherweight
102 (NE) – Prince Brady [1(0)-0] – Bantamweight
103 (NE) – Steven Power [1(0)-0] – Welterweight
104 (97) – Vladimir Belujsky [1(1)-0-1] – Super Middleweight
105 (98) – Michael Kelly [9(3)-10(4)-1] – Welterweight
106 (NE) – Aaron McKenna [1(0)-0] – Light Welterweight
107 (NE) – Taylor McGoldrick [1(0)-0] – Super Middleweight
108 (NE) – Graham McCormack O’Shea [1(0)-0] – Light Middleweight
109 (101) – Joe Rea [11(4)-37(17)-5] – Middleweight
110 (102) – Jamesy Gorman [8(3)-43(5)-1] – Light Welterweight
111 (103) – Alec Bazza [0-30(4)-2] – Light Welterweight
112 (104) – Casey Blair [4(0)-36(9)] – Light Middleweight
113 (105) – Ben Mulligan [0-13(2)] – Lightweight
114 (99) – John Cooley [2(0)-1(1)] – Super Bantamweight
115 (NE) – Manny Bique [0-2(1)] – Super Middleweight

WOMEN’S
1 (1) – Katie Taylor [8(4)-0] – Lightweight

Boxers not currently ranked due to inactivity or not having debuted yet:
JJ McDonagh [14(7)-3(1)] – Super Middleweight
Christina McMahon [7(3)-2(0)] – Super Flyweight
Alan Donnellan [9(2)-3(0)] – Super Middleweight
Dean Byrne [18(6)-6(2)-2] – Welterweight
Stevie Quinn Jr [8(2)-2(0)] – Super Bantamweight
Dan McShane [9(3)-1(1)] – Super Featherweight
Joe Hillerby [11(3)-3(2)] – Light Heavyweight
Declan Trainor [2(2)-1(1)] – Cruiserweight
Ryan Peake [1(1)-0] – Super Featherweight
Tom Kearney [debut] – Super Middleweight
Barry Barnes [debut] – Super Middleweight
Conor Cooke [debut] – Cruiserweight
Kieran Kenny [debut] – Featherweight
Eddie Treacy [debut] – Middleweight
Eoin McGrath [debut] – Featherweight
Luke Boyle [debut] – Welterweight

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Joe O'Neill

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