Ghana’s Duke Micah has moved to the position of the number one contender in the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) bantamweight division.
According to the latest ranking released by WBO for the September Micah is now the number one contender.
Micah was ranked 3rd in August, however, he has moved two places up
Micah currently holds the WBC international bantamweight belt.
Meanwhile, Joseph Agbeko has also moved up. The former World Champion is now ranked number 5 in the bantamweight division.
The WBO World bantamweight belt is been held by South Africa’s Zolani Tete.
Below are WBO’s top 15 bantamweight boxers in the world:
1 Duke Micah GHA
2 Ricardo Espinoza Franco (Latino) MEX
3 Hiroaki Teshigawara (Asia Pacific) JPN
4 Takuma Inoue JPN
5 Joseph Agbeko (WBO Africa) GHA
6 Mikhaeil Aloyan ARM
7 Prince Patel (WBO Europe) UK
8 Mzuvukile Magwaca SA
9 Ryo Akaho JPN
10 Nordine Oubaali FRA
11 Rau’Shee Warren USA
12 Nikolai Potapov RUS
13 Carl Jammes Martin (Oriental Youth) PHI
14 Max Ornelas USA
15 Lee Haskins UK