More than 20 UK stars featured in the latest WBC Muaythai World Rankings update
In the most recent update of the WBC Muaythai World Rankings released earlier this week, more than 20 fighters from the UK plus many more popular European fighters were included their respective weight divisions.
In the Super-Middleweight (168 lbs, 76.364 kg) divison, Jersey Pinto of Kiatphontip gym in Leeds comes in at #11 and the current Thai Fighter UK 76.3kg #1 Owen Trykowski of Aberdeen Combat Centre enters at #20.
The UK’s #1 Middleweight (160 lbs, 72.575 kg), Joe Craven, moves up to #5 in the which his opoonent in April, Youssef Boughanem, is the WBC World Champion. Craven‘s last opponent at YOKKAO 32, Jake Purdy, is in at #9.
In the Super-Welterweight (154 lbs, 69.853 kg) division, Scotland’s George Mann, who is signed to ONE Championship is ranked at #12.
Perhaps one of the most exciting divisions at the moment, the Welterweight (147 lbs, 66.678 kg) division, the UK #1 Charlie Peters is #9 in the World, with his arch-rival Liam Harrison close behind him at #10.
The Spaniard Nauzet Trujillo, who is most famous for his KO win against Reece McAllister, has also fought top fighters around the World including the current World champion, Manachai. Nauzet is currently ranked the #14 Welterweight in the World.
In the Super-Lightweight (140 lbs, 63.503 kg) division, UK #1 Nathan Bendon is currently ranked #14 in the World, with Scotland’s Spencer Brown coming in just behind him at #15 and Boxfit Glasgow’s Chris Shaw in at #18.
Next weight category down, the Lightweight (135 lbs, 61.235 kg) division, Dublin Combat Academy’s Craig Coakley is in at #11 ahead of Ognjen Topic at #12, who he has recently been rumoured to fighting on ONE Championship.
Another UK fighter who is signed to ONE Championship, Jonathan Haggerty, is ranked #9 in the World in the Super-Featherweight (130 lbs, 58.967 kg) division.
Daniel McGowan is ranked #11 in the Super-Bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.338 kg) division.
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