Carl Frampton ranked in top ten pound for pound by organisation

Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton

Belfast’s Carl Frampton has entered the pound-for-pound Top 10 with boxing’s most respected rankings board.

After his WBA featherweight title-winning display against Leo Santa Cruz in the Barclays Center in New York on Saturday night, The Transnational Boxing Ranking’s Board have installed Frampton at seven on their pound-for-pound list.

Frampton has also entered the featherweight rankings at number one.

The TBRB Pound-for-Pound Top 10 is:

1. Roman Gonzalez

2. Sergey Kovalev

3. Terence Crawford

4. Gennady Golovkin

5. Juan Francisco Estrada

6. Andre Ward

7. Carl Frampton

8. Timothy Bradley

9. Guillermo Rigondeaux

10. Naoya Inoue

The TBRB Featherweight Top 10 is:

Champion: Vacant

1 Carl Frampton

2 Simpiwe Vetyeka

3 Lee Selby

4 Gary Russell Jr.

5 Leo Santa Cruz

6 Oscar Valdez

7 Abner Mares

8 Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar

9 Joseph Diaz Jr.

10 Oscar Escandon