Irish BoxRec Pound-for-Pound Rankings (March 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 December include new Irish champion Craig O’Brien, the returning Keane McMahon, and Shaun McShane, while Last Man Standing winner Roy Sheahan enters at the lofty position of #24.

Rankings correct as of March 8th 2018

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

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

Boxers not currently ranked due to inactivity or not having debuted yet:
Christina McMahon [7(3)-2(0)] – Super Flyweight
Alan Donnellan [9(2)-3(0)] – Super Middleweight
Dean Byrne [18(6)-6(2)-2] – Welterweight
Luke Wilton [17(7)-5(1)-1] – Flyweight
Joe Hillerby [11(3)-3(2)] – Light Heavyweight
Ryan Greene [7(1)-1(1)] – Light Middleweight
Tony Nellis [3(0)-0-1] – Welterweight
Declan Trainor [2(2)-1(1)] – Cruiserweight
Ryan Peake [1(1)-0] – Super Featherweight
Tom Kearney [debut] – Super Middleweight
Conor Cooke [debut] – Cruiserweight
Kieran Kenny [debut] – Featherweight
Eddie Treacy [debut] – Middleweight
Eoin McGrath [debut] – Super Flyweight
Luke Boyle [debut] – Welterweight
Chris Scuvie [debut] – Light Heavyweight
Owen Duffy [debut] – Light Middleweight
Conor Doherty [debut] – Middleweight

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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]