News | Nov 15 2016

Rankings update: Danny Garcia sets up Keith Thurman unification clash

Danny Garcia and others were in action
Keith Thurman vs Danny Garcia
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Heavyweight

Luis Ortiz keeps hold of his No 5 ranking by outpointing unranked Malik Scott over 12 dire rounds in Monte Carlo.

Super-middleweight

Martin Murray remains at No 10 with a decision win over Nuhu Lawal, who was not ranked.

Welterweight

Danny Garcia stays at No 5 after destroying unranked Samuel Vargas in a gross mismatch. Garcia will now fight Keith Thurman (No 3) in March 2017.

Super-featherweight

Jason Sosa remains at sixth with a hellacious win over unranked Stephen Smith. Javier Fortuna leaves the rankings due to fighting above the division limit and IBF champion Jose Pedraza enters at No 10.

Bantamweight

Jamie McDonnell stays at fifth with a highly contentious win over Liborio Solis in Monte Carlo.

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