Richard Commey
Richard Commey

Ghana’s Richard Commey has moved to 1st in the lightweight division in the latest International Boxing Federation (IBF) rankings for the month of April.

Commey last month was ranked 3rd, but this time he has moved two places up.

Last March, he stopped Alejandro Luna in round six in an IBF World lightweight eliminator.

Commey who holds the WBC International belt has now gotten the opportunity to face IBF World lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr – their clash will be a rematch.

The duo fought in September 2016 for the then vacant IBF lightweight belt, but Easter won via controversial split decision.

Below are IBF’s top 15 rated lightweight boxers in the world

1 Richard Commey – Ghana

2 NOT RATED

3 Edis Tatli – Finland

4 Masayoshi Nakatani – Japan

5 Roman Andreev – Russian Federation

6 Ryan Martin – United States

7 Kazuhiro Nishitani – Japan

8 Mario Barrios – United States

9 Isa Chaniev – Russian Federation

10 Anthony Crolla – England

11 Ismael Barroso – Venezuela

12 Antonio Lozada Jr – Mexico

13 Xiangxiang Sun – China

14 Daud Yordan – Indonesia

15 Francesco Patera – Belgium

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