Lomachenko became the fastest boxer to win a world title in two weight divisions knocking out Martinez in the 5th round of the world title fight. Lomachenko dominated the fight from the start with superior footwork, hand speed and slick punching from different angles.
Pacquiao is also the first boxer in history to win major world titles in four of the original eight weight classes of boxing: flyweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA), WBC, and WBO.
Mayweather owns a boxing gym called the "Mayweather Boxing Club" located in the Chinatown Plaza in Las Vegas. In 2011, Mayweather paid for the funeral of former super lightweight world champion and former opponent Genaro Hernandez, who died of cancer after a three-year battle.
Adrien Jerome Broner (born July 28, 1989) is an American professional boxer. He is a former world champion in four weight classes, having held the WBO junior lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, the WBC lightweight title from 2012 to 2013, the WBA welterweight title in 2014, and the WBA light welterweight title from 2015 to 2016.
Career as a Lightweight. Durán won his first 31 fights and then fought a nontitle light welterweight bout against Esteban de Jesús, who, a stylish boxer, outpointed Durán for ten rounds and won the contest with a unanimous decision. This was Duran’s first loss in 31 fights.
Terence Allan Crawford (born September 28, 1987) is an American professional boxer. He is a former world champion in two weight classes, having held the WBO, Ring magazine and lineal lightweight titles from 2014 to 2015; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, Ring and lineal light welterweight titles between 2015 and 2017.
Henry Jackson Jr. (December 12, 1912 – October 24, 1988) was an American professional boxer and a world boxing champion who fought under the name Henry Armstrong. Armstrong was one of the few fighters to win in three or more different divisions: featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight.
Pernell Whitaker (born January 2, 1964) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2001, and has since worked as a boxing trainer. He is a four-weight world champion, having won titles at lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight; the undisputed lightweight title; and the lineal lightweight and welterweight titles.
Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965. Widely considered the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all time, Robinson's performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions prompted sportswriters to create "pound for pound" rankings, where they compared fighters regardless of weight.
Benny Leonard (born Benjamin Leiner; April 7, 1896 – April 18, 1947) was a Jewish American professional lightweight boxer. Widely considered one of the all-time greats, he was ranked 8th on The Ring magazine's list of the "80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years" and placed 7th in ESPN's "50 Greatest Boxers of All-Time".
Tony Canzoneri (November 6, 1908 – December 9, 1959) was an American professional boxer.A three-time world champion, he held a total of five world titles. Canzoneri is a member of the exclusive group of boxing world champions who have won titles in three or more divisions
Oscar De La Hoya (/ d eɪ l ə ˈ h ɔɪ. ə /; born February 4, 1973) is an American boxing promoter and former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. He won multiple world titles in six different weight classes, including the lineal championship in three weight classes, and is ranked as the 11th best boxer of all time, pound for pound, by BoxRec.
Alexis Argüello (April 19, 1952 – July 1, 2009) was a Nicaraguan professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 1995, and later became a politician. He was a three-weight world champion, having held the WBA featherweight title from 1974 to 1976; the WBC super featherweight title from 1978 to 1980; and the WBC lightweight title from 1981 to 1982.
Lamont Peterson (born January 24, 1984) is an American professional boxer. He is a former two-weight world champion, having held the unified WBA (Super) and IBF light welterweight titles between 2011 and 2015, and the WBA (Regular) welterweight title in 2017.
Terry Flanagan (born 11 June 1989) is a British professional boxer. He held the WBO lightweight title from 2015 to 2017, becoming the first Englishman to win a world title in that weight class. Flanagan also held the British lightweight title in 2014, and won the Prizefighter tournament in 2012.
Danny Óscar García is an American professional boxer. He is a former world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA, WBC, Ring magazine and lineal light welterweight titles between 2012 and 2015, and the WBC welterweight title from 2016 to 2017.
Carlos Juan Ortiz (born September 9, 1936) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer. He won three world titles, two at lightweight and once at light welterweight. Along with Félix Trinidad, Miguel Cotto, Wilfredo Gómez, Héctor Camacho, and Wilfred Benítez, Ortiz is considered among the best Puerto Rican boxers of all time by sports journalists and analysts.
Richard Commey (born October 3, 1987) is a Ghanaian professional Lightweight boxer who has won the Ghanaian lightweight title, International Boxing Federation (IBF) Continental Africa lightweight title, African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title, International Boxing Federation (IBF) Inter-Continental lightweight title, and Commonwealth lightweight title.
A few weeks after the Juan Díaz fight, Golden Boy Promotions officially announced that Márquez would defend his lightweight titles against mandatory challenger, WBO Interim Champion Michael Katsidis, on November 27, 2010 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and that the bout would be televised live on HBO Championship Boxing.
Ricky Burns (born 13 April 1983) is a British professional boxer from Scotland. He is one of only three British boxers to have won world titles in three weight divisions and the first from Scotland, having held the WBO super-featherweight title from 2010 to 2011; the WBO lightweight title from 2012 to 2014; and the WBA super-lightweight title from 2016 to 2017.
Javier Fortuna (born July 15, 1989 in La Romana, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional boxer in the Super Featherweight division and a one-time WBA (Regular) Super Featherweight Champion. Fortuna is trained by Héctor Bermudez (Universal Training) in Albany, New York and Braintree, Massachusetts.
During his early boxing career, Angott often listed Louisville as his home. Only a month earlier, he had taken the Kentucky State Lightweight Title against Wishy Jones in a ten-round decision. Angott first defeated Wesley Ramey on May 6, 1938 in a ten-round decision in Louisville, Kentucky.
Julius Munyelele Indongo is a Namibian professional boxer. He is a former unified light-welterweight world champion, having held the WBA, IBF, and IBO titles between 2016 and 2017. As an amateur, Indongo represented Namibia at the 2008 Olympics, reaching the first round of the lightweight bracket.