Top 10 Boxing Prospects — The Sporting Blog
6. Teofimo Lopez Jr. (16-0, 12 KOs) – IBF, WBO, WBA, The Ring Lightweight Champion
Teofimo Lopez is already a longtime face in boxing as he has held the IBF light-weight title for about 3 years now. He added the WBA, WBO, and The Ring light-weight titles to his assortment, with a decisive win over big-time boxer, Vasyl Lomachenko.
Teofimo Lopez has overcome many exterior influences to retain his undefeated streak, and his future is dependent upon him retaining his explosive ending means and unorthodox model.
5. Ryan “KingRy” Garcia (21-0, 18 KOs) – WBC Lightweight Champion (interim)
Another boxer who’s had his father as a father-figure within the sport, the 22-year-old Garcia has confirmed to be greater than only a fairly boy adored by hundreds of thousands of feminine followers. His cocky angle is backed by his bullet-fast putting means.
Backed by Golden Boy, Garcia is coming recent off his TKO win in opposition to the Olympic gold-medalist Luke Campbell, the place he picked up the interim WBC light-weight title.
All eyes are on him to see if he can turn out to be the undisputed titleholder, as some nonetheless doubt his means.
4. Devin “The Dream” Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) – WBC Lightweight Champion
The 22-year-old Haney gained the interim WBC light-weight title in 2019, and have become the total champ quickly after. Haney has gained a number of regional WBC, and IBF, titles, whereas changing into one of many youngest ever to carry the world title.
He efficiently defended his title in opposition to Alfredo Santiago after which Yuriorkis Gamboa. His various punching means and fluidity of motion proceed to make him a troublesome goal for his opponents.