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Junior Middleweight: 2013, Mar 25-31

Posted in Junior Middleweight, Rankings with tags , , , , , , , on June 20, 2013 by danboxing
#14 Lukas Konecny got a win against a mediocre opponent at 160.  I’ve detailed it in my 160 update.

 

The big news in the division this week comes from the inactivity of #8 James Kirkland.  He hasn’t fought in a year, has nothing scheduled, and seems to be shelved for the foreseeable future due to legal wrangling with his entire team.  With his exit, everyone ranked #9 and below last week moves up, including Gabriel Rosado, who resumed a top 10 spot after a month out.  The vacancy at #20 would have been filled by Roberto Garcia, except that he, too, has been out a year as of this week.  That leaves us with Anthony Mundine, who will be removed in about 3 weeks, himself, if he doesn’t schedule something at 154.

 

Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20)
Champ: None
1) Carlos Molina (8-90-105)
Last Fight: 2/1/2013- UD12 #11 Cory Spinks
Next Fight: Unknown
Ishe Smith says he plans to offer Molina a shot at his alphabet belt.
2) Saul Alvarez (8-108-123)
Last Fight: 9/15/2012- TKO5 WW#? Josesito Lopez
Next Fight: 4/20/2013- vs. #3 Austin Trout
Canelo’s fight with Trout has been moved to April 20 after he had a falling out with Floyd over the apparent cancellation of their agreement to fight each other on September 14.  Canelo plans to fight in a September 14 PPV still, but is now looking at Cotto.
3) Austin Trout (5-43-112)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- UD12 #6 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: 4/20/2013- vs. #2 Saul Alvarez
See Alvarez’s notes, above.
4) Erislandy Lara (5-90-112)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #15 Vanes Martirosyan (robbery- should be win)
Next Fight: Unknown
Lara has been ordered by the WBC to fight Emanuele Della Rosa in an eliminator, but his side says he may fight that fight, take on Sergey Rabchenko, or may even go direct to a Canelo fight.
5) Ishe Smith (5-5-5)
Last Fight: 2/23/2013- W (MD12) vs. #3 Cornelius Bundrage
Next Fight: Unknown
See Molina’s notes, above.
6) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (17-47-47)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- UD12* #4 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: 5/4/2013- vs. WW #? Robert Guerrero (at WW)
Mayweather will officially be fighting Robert Guerrero on Showtime PPV on May 4.  That’s just a day before the 1-year anniversary of his last fight at 154, and since the fight will be at 147, he will likely be removed the following week.
7) Miguel Cotto (17-147-147)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- L (UD12) vs. #8 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
Cotto has laid out the plans for the rest of his career.  He says he’ll fight in October or November, twice in 2014, and then retire.  Canelo wants him in September.
8) Cornelius Bundrage (1-138-138)
Last Fight: 2/23/2013- L (MD12) vs. Ishe Smith (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
Bundrage should probably retire after how awful he looked against Smith.
9) Alfredo Angulo (1-183-183)
Last Fight: 12/15/2012- UD10 Jorge Silva (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
10) Gabriel Rosado (1-1-112)
Last Fight: 1/19/2013- L (TKO7) vs. #3 MW Gennady Golovkin (at MW)
Next Fight: 5/4/2013- vs. J’Leon Love (UNR) (at MW)
Rosado will fight undefeated prospect J’Leon Love on the Mayweather-Guerrero undercard on May 4, at 160.
11) Sergey Rabchenko (1-41)
Last Fight: 11/24/2012- W (SD12) vs. Cedric Vitu (UNR)
Next Fight: 3/30/2013- vs. Adriano Nicchi (UNR)
Rabchenko will fight Tuscan journeyman Adriano Nicchi in Monte Carlo on March 30.
12) Delvin Rodriguez (1-89)
Last Fight: 2/15/2013- TKO6 George Tahdooahnippah (UNR) (at MW)
Next Fight: Unknown
Having not come all that close to making 154 against Tahdooahnippah, Rodriguez will need to schedule a fight at 154 before June 2 to maintain his ranking.
13) Lukas Konecny (1-85)
Last Fight: 3/23/2013- W (TD12) vs. Karim Achour (UNR) (at MW)
Next Fight: Unknown
14) Keith Thurman (1-18)
Last Fight: 3/9/2013- UD12 #? WW Jan Zaveck (at WW)
Next Fight: Unknown
Thurman will return on Showtime in June or July.
15) Vanes Martirosyan (1-95)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #6 Erislandy Lara (robbery- should be L)
Next Fight: Unknown
Martirosyan was set to fight Javier Maciel on April 6 in China, but broke his thumb.
16) Yuri Foreman (1-9)
Last Fight: 1/23/2013- UD6 Brandon Baue (UNR)
Next Fight: 4/6/2013- vs. Gundrick King (UNR)
Foreman continues his comeback on April 6 in New York against journeyman Gundrick King, in a 6-rounder.
17) Sechew Powell (1-158)
Last Fight: 6/1/2012- L (TKO9) vs. #10 Gabriel Rosado
Next Fight: Unknown
18) Willie Nelson (1-4)
Last Fight: 3/1/2013- TKO1 Michael Medina (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
After being dropped multiple times in a close decision with fellow prospect Vincent Arroyo at 147, Nelson has gone on quite a hot streak.
19) Michel Soro (1-11)
Last Fight: 1/12/2013- UD12 Kris Carslaw (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown Date- vs. Frederic Serre (UNR)
Soro’s fight with Serre for the French title has been postponed, but I don’t know the new date yet.
20) Anthony Mundine (1-1)
Last Fight: 1/30/2013- L (UD12) vs. #1 MW Daniel Geale
Next Fight: Unknown

 

The Week Ahead: Friday in Ghent, Belgium, locally-based Ghanaian gatekeeper Jackson Osei Bonsu takes on French journeyman Frank Haroche Horta.

 

The following night in Monte Carlo, #11 Sergey Rabchenko defends his European belt against Italian journeyman Adriano Nicchi.

Junior Middleweight: 2012, Dec 10-16

Posted in Junior Middleweight, Rankings with tags , , , , , , , on May 16, 2013 by danboxing
Saturday in Spodek, Poland, undefeated Polish prospect Damian Jonak got a comfortable 12-round decision win over Belgium-based Ghanaian gatekeeper Jackson Osei Bonsu, but came in as a small middleweight at 155, while Bonsu was under 154.  As a result, he still has yet to earn a significant win as a junior middleweight.  He may get some considering for this win in the future, but as of now he’s technically not eligible for consideration.  What a difference a pound makes.

 

Guido Pitto, an Argentine prospect that was robbed in his only loss, stopped less proven one-loss Lebanese prospect Reda Zam Zam in the 8th round in Herning, Denmark on the same night.  The scorecards were in position for a close split draw at the time of the stoppage, but considering Zam Zam is based in Denmark it wouldn’t surprise me if Pitto was winning every round in reality.

 

Roberto Garcia’s fight with Inocente Fiz failed to come off for the second consecutive time at the last minute.

 

No changes to the rankings.

 

Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20)
Champ: None
1) Saul Alvarez (32-93-108)
Last Fight: 9/15/2012- TKO5 WW#? Josesito Lopez
Next Fight: Unknown
Canelo says he’s open to fighting Austin Trout on the Cinco de Mayo weekend, but sadly Golden Boy is more interested in the guy Trout just beat.
2) Carlos Molina (32-75-90)
Last Fight: 8/17/2012- UD10 Damian Frias (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
3) Cornelius Bundrage (38-123-123)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- TKO7 #11 Cory Spinks
Next Fight: Unknown
Bundrage has left Don King and signed with Golden Boy, and now says he wants Angulo and Kirkland.
4) Austin Trout (2-28-97)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- UD12 #6 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: Unknown
See Alvarez’s notes, above.
5) Erislandy Lara (2-75-97)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #15 Vanes Martirosyan (should be win)
Next Fight: Unknown
The WBC will order a re-match of the robbery draw that Lara clearly won in his eliminator with Vanes.
6) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (2-32-32)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- UD12* #4 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: Unknown
Mayweather is in discussions to fight Robert Guerrero at welterweight sometime in the first half of 2013.
7) Miguel Cotto (2-132-132)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- L (UD12) vs. #8 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
In the aftermath of his defeat, Cotto shrugged off talk of retirement, and may be heartened by news from Golden Boy that Canelo is still intersted in a fight with him.
8) James Kirkland (2-58-58)
Last Fight: 3/24/2012- W*(DQ10) vs. #6 Carlos Molina (Robbery)
Next Fight: Unknown
Kirkland is apparently having managerial problems.
9) Alfredo Angulo (28-168-168)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- KO1 Raul Casarez (UNR)
Next Fight: 12/15/2012- vs. Jorge Silva (UNR)
Angulo will fight undersized but very tough prospect Jorge Silva on December 15.
10) Gabriel Rosado (29-29-97)
Last Fight: 9/21/2012- TKO10 Charles Whittaker (UNR)
Next Fight: 1/19/2013- vs. #3 MW Gennady Golovkin
Rosado is set to fight intimidating middleweight puncher Gennady Golovkin on January 19 in New York.
11) Cory Spinks (26-46)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- L (TKO7) vs. #3 Cornelius Bundrage
Next Fight: Unknown
Spinks failed to revenge his ugly 2010 TKO loss to Bundrage, but managed to look a little better and capture a round or two this time.
12) Sergey Rabchenko (26-26)
Last Fight: 11/24/2012- W (SD12) vs. Cedric Vitu (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
Rabchenko survived a scare against Vitu.
13) Delvin Rodriguez (29-74)
Last Fight: 6/2/2012- L (UD12) vs. #12 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
Rodriguez had an opportunity to fight Angulo, but passed for some reason.
14) Lukas Konecny (10-70)
Last Fight: 10/6/2012- L* (UD12) vs. Zaurbek Baysangurov (UNR) (Robbery)
Next Fight: Unknown
Konecny all but dominated Baysangurov, but walked away with one of the worst robbery losses I’ve ever seen.
15) Keith Thurman (3-3)
Last Fight: 11/24/2012- TKO4 #16 Carlos Quintana
Next Fight: Unknown
Who knows if he’ll fight at this weight again anytime soon, but it sure suited him.
16) Vanes Martirosyan (3-80)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #6 Erislandy Lara (robbery- should be L)
Next Fight: Unknown
Martirosyan clearly lost to Lara, but will get a second opportunity thanks to the failure of 2 judges.
17) Sechew Powell (14-143)
Last Fight: 6/1/2012- L (TKO9) vs. #10 Gabriel Rosado
Next Fight: Unknown
18) Brian Rose (14-54)
Last Fight: 10/5/2012- KO3 Vivian Harris (UNR)
Next Fight: 12/14/2012- vs. Sam Webb (UNR)
Rose will fight journeyman and former British titlist Sam Webb on December 14.
19) Roberto Garcia (14-27)
Last Fight: 3/23/2012- UD10 Antwone Smith (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
20) Anthony Mundine (14-14)
Last Fight: 7/14/2012- TKO7 Bronco McKart (at MW)
Next Fight: 1/30/2013- vs. #1 MW Daniel Geale (at MW)
Mundine’s next fight will be against top Middleweight contender Daniel Geale on January 30, in Sydney.

 

The Week Ahead: #18 Brian Rose looks to make another defense of his British title against another relatively non-threatening opponent from a thin British scene in former British titlist Sam Webb.  Webb lost his title to Prince Arron, from whom Rose won it in dominant fashion.  That fight is Friday in Blackpool, England.

 

Unbeaten Ecuador-born German prospect Jack Culcay sees his toughest challenge to date when he mixes it up in Nuremberg with high-level French journeyman Jean Michel Hamilcaro on Saturday.

 

Later that night in L.A., #9 Alfredo Angulo continues his comeback against undersized but game Mexican action fighter Jorge Silva, who is really a welterweight, but at least showed some quality at that weight via a clear-cut draw with highly-regarded Japanese prospect Yoshihiro Kamegai in October.

Junior Middleweight: 2012, Dec 3-9

Posted in Junior Middleweight, Rankings with tags , , , , , , , on May 13, 2013 by danboxing
Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York, Austin Trout made the transition from contender to star by soundly outboxing future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto.  In doing so, he looked both much bigger and also more skilled than Cotto, while keeping the Puerto Rican superstar on the outside too much to land anything big against him.  My card read 117-111 for Trout, which was the same as John Poturaj (probably my favorite judge) and Steve Weisfeld.  Adelaide Byrd had it even wider at 119-109.  No doubt of the winner, as I thought if you swung the close rounds all to one guy, it would have been anywhere between 115-113 Trout and 119-109 Trout.

 

On the non-TV undercard, borderline top-50 fighter Jorge Melendez of Puerto Rico dropped low-level journeyman James Winchester in rounds 2 and 3, before eventually stopping him on his feet early in the 4th.  Winchester was a late replacement for similarly no-hope Mexican journeyman Cesar Bazan.  The fight was contested at a 155-pound contract weight.

 

Trout cuts his ranking in half, parking at #4.  Cotto falls just one place to #7, since Kirkland’s Ishida and Molina performances still weigh him down a bit too much.  Lara, Mayweather, and Kirkland are also forced down a spot in the re-alignment.

 

Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20)
Champ: None
1) Saul Alvarez (31-92-107)
Last Fight: 9/15/2012- TKO5 WW#? Josesito Lopez
Next Fight: Unknown
Canelo had been looking seriously at a fight with Canelo, and Golden Boy says the fight is still possible despite Cotto’s loss to Trout.
2) Carlos Molina (31-74-89)
Last Fight: 8/17/2012- UD10 Damian Frias (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
3) Cornelius Bundrage (37-122-122)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- TKO7 #11 Cory Spinks
Next Fight: Unknown
Bundrage has left Don King and signed with Golden Boy, and now says he wants Angulo and Kirkland.
4) Austin Trout (1-27-96)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- UD12 #6 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: Unknown
Trout has placed himself amidst a very prestigious top 5 contenders with his win over Cotto.

5) Erislandy Lara (1-74-96)

Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #15 Vanes Martirosyan (should be win)
Next Fight: Unknown
The WBC will order a re-match of the robbery draw that Lara clearly won in his eliminator with Vanes.
6) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (1-31-31)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- UD12* #4 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: Unknown
Mayweather is in discussions to fight Robert Guerrero at welterweight sometime in the first half of 2013.
7) Miguel Cotto (1-131-131)
Last Fight: 12/1/2012- L (UD12) vs. #8 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
In the aftermath of his defeat, Cotto shrugged off talk of retirement, and may be heartened by news from Golden Boy that Canelo is still intersted in a fight with him.
8) James Kirkland (1-57-57)
Last Fight: 3/24/2012- W*(DQ10) vs. #6 Carlos Molina (Robbery)
Next Fight: Unknown
Kirkland is apparently having managerial problems.

9) Alfredo Angulo (27-167-167)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- KO1 Raul Casarez (UNR)
Next Fight: 12/15/2012- vs. Jorge Silva (UNR)
Angulo will fight undersized but very tough prospect Jorge Silva on December 15.
10) Gabriel Rosado (28-28-96)
Last Fight: 9/21/2012- TKO10 Charles Whittaker (UNR)
Next Fight: 1/19/2013- vs. #3 MW Gennady Golovkin
Rosado is set to fight intimidating middleweight puncher Gennady Golovkin on January 19 in New York.
11) Cory Spinks (25-45)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- L (TKO7) vs. #3 Cornelius Bundrage
Next Fight: Unknown
Spinks failed to revenge his ugly 2010 TKO loss to Bundrage, but managed to look a little better and capture a round or two this time.
12) Sergey Rabchenko (25-25)
Last Fight: 11/24/2012- W (SD12) vs. Cedric Vitu (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
Rabchenko survived a scare against Vitu.
13) Delvin Rodriguez (28-73)
Last Fight: 6/2/2012- L (UD12) vs. #12 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
Rodriguez had an opportunity to fight Angulo, but passed for some reason.
14) Lukas Konecny (9-69)
Last Fight: 10/6/2012- L* (UD12) vs. Zaurbek Baysangurov (UNR) (Robbery)
Next Fight: Unknown
Konecny all but dominated Baysangurov, but walked away with one of the worst robbery losses I’ve ever seen.
15) Keith Thurman (2-2)
Last Fight: 11/24/2012- TKO4 #16 Carlos Quintana
Next Fight: Unknown
Who knows if he’ll fight at this weight again anytime soon, but it sure suited him.
16) Vanes Martirosyan (2-79)
Last Fight: 11/10/2012- D* (TD9) vs. #6 Erislandy Lara (robbery- should be L)
Next Fight: Unknown
Martirosyan clearly lost to Lara, but will get a second opportunity thanks to the failure of 2 judges.
17) Sechew Powell (13-142)
Last Fight: 6/1/2012- L (TKO9) vs. #10 Gabriel Rosado
Next Fight: Unknown
18) Brian Rose (13-53)
Last Fight: 10/5/2012- KO3 Vivian Harris (UNR)
Next Fight: 12/14/2012- vs. Sam Webb (UNR)
Rose will fight journeyman and former British titlist Sam Webb on December 14.
19) Roberto Garcia (13-26)
Last Fight: 3/23/2012- UD10 Antwone Smith (UNR)
Next Fight: 12/8/2012- vs. Inocente Fiz (UNR)
Garcia’s fight with Fiz appears to be back on for this weekend, in Jamaica.
20) Anthony Mundine (13-13)
Last Fight: 7/14/2012- TKO7 Bronco McKart (at MW)
Next Fight: 1/30/2013- vs. #1 MW Daniel Geale (at MW)
Mundine’s next fight will be against top Middleweight contender Daniel Geale on January 30, in Sydney.

 

The Week Ahead: I’ve got three fights to mention, all on Saturday.

 

In Spodek, Poland, undefeated Polish prospect Damian Jonak takes on Ghanaian gatekeeper Jackson Osei Bonsu.

 

On the Kessler-Magee undercard in Herning, Denmark, should-be undefeated prospect Guido Pitto takes on less advanced one-loss Lebanese prospect Reda Zam Zam.

 

And in Kingston, Jamaica, the previously-postponed matchup between #19 Roberto Garcia and undefeated Cuban Inocente Fiz will hopefully get off the ground.

Junior Middleweight: 2012, Sep 24-30

Posted in Junior Middleweight, Rankings with tags , , , , , , , on May 8, 2013 by danboxing
Friday in Antwerp, adopted Belgian journeyman Jackson Osei Bonsu won the rematch of his prior win over France-based Haitian gatekeeper Jimmy Colas, dominating Colas to a 12-round decision.

 

Later that night in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, #10 Gabriel Rosado took care of business against gatekeeper Charles Whittaker, stopping the veteran in the 10th of a scheduled 12. 

 

Saturday in Buenos Aires, gatekeeper Jorge Heiland came on strong late in his fight with journeyman Mateo Veron to edge out a majority decision win over 8 rounds.  Veron appeared to have too much for him early on, beating Heiland to the punch and getting through with the noticeably heavier shots.  But as Veron tired, Heiland came on, apparently limiting the damage (given the half-point Argentine scoring system) in the 4th and 5th, and begginging to dominate in the 6th.  Down a point on my card going into the final round, Heiland suddenly dropped Veron early in that stanza with a short, wicked head shot that left Veron facedown on the canvas for a good 7 seconds, though he didn’t fight like he was that hurt afterwards, giving about as well as he took for the remainder of the fight.  But the knockdown was enough to earn Heiland a victory on 2 of the 3 cards.  I had him winning by a mere half-point.

 

No changes to the rankings.  After losing to Maciel and deserving to lose to Pitto, I didn’t view Veron as a top 50 fighter going into this weekend, and thus Heiland just kinda held serve, himself barely top 50 at the outset.  Both Colas and Bonsu are and/or were just a step above journeymen themselves, so Bonsu will need another good win or two to really get into the mix.  As for Rosado, his ability to advance past #10 at the moment is handicapped substantially by the fact that he has been destroyed by the guy ranked immediately above him in the past.  Angulo’s loss in his last fight and his inactivity make it close, but in the final analysis Rosado would probably need at least a top 15-type win added to his record to make that move.

 

Dan’s Top 20 (Weeks in Current Position-Weeks in Top 10 if applicable-Weeks in Top 20)
Champ: None
1) Saul Alvarez (21-82-97)
Last Fight: 9/15/2012- TKO5 WW#? Josesito Lopez
Next Fight: Unknown
After some (literally) light work against Lopez, Canelo is considering Kirkland in December, and hoping for Mayweather or Cotto on May 4.
2) Carlos Molina (21-64-79)
Last Fight: 8/17/2012- UD10 Damian Frias (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
3) Cornelius Bundrage (27-112-112)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- TKO7 #11 Cory Spinks
Next Fight: Unknown
Bundrage may fight Andre Berto on November 24.
4) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (21-21-21)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- UD12* #4 Miguel Cotto
Next Fight: Unknown
Floyd may be looking to fight Pacquiao in April.  But we’ve heard this before, and it wouldn’t even be as enticing this time after his so-so performance against Bradley and robbery win over Marquez.
5) Miguel Cotto (21-121-121)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- L* (UD12) vs. WW #1 Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Next Fight: 12/1/2012- vs. #8 Austin Trout
Cotto fights Austin Trout December 1 at Madison Square Garden.
6) Erislandy Lara (21-64-86)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- UD10 Freddy Hernandez (UNR)
Next Fight: 11/10/2012- vs. #14 Vanes Martirosyan
After months of speculation, Lara-Martirosyan is finally on, November 10 in Vegas, with the winner to get a mandatory shot at Canelo.  The fight will be shown on HBO.
7) James Kirkland (21-47-47)
Last Fight: 3/24/2012- W*(DQ10) vs. #6 Carlos Molina (Robbery)
Next Fight: Unknown
Kirkland is apparently having managerial problems, but may be in position for a Canelo fight in December.
8) Austin Trout (17-17-86)
Last Fight: 6/2/2012- UD12 #13 Delvin Rodriguez
Next Fight: 12/1/2012- vs. #5 Miguel Cotto
See Cotto’s notes, above.
9) Alfredo Angulo (17-157-157)
Last Fight: 11/5/2011- L (TKO6) vs. James Kirkland (UNR)
Next Fight: 11/10/2012- vs. Raul Casarez (UNR)
After what must have been a nightmarish 8 months in a detention center for very little reason, Angulo has already got a fight scheduled, against journeyman Raul Casarez on November 10.
10) Gabriel Rosado (18-18-86)
Last Fight: 9/21/2012- TKO10 Charles Whittaker (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
With Angulo back in action, Rosado may be looking for a rematch.
11) Cory Spinks (15-35)
Last Fight: 6/30/2012- L (TKO7) vs. #3 Cornelius Bundrage
Next Fight: Unknown
Spinks failed to revenge his ugly 2010 TKO loss to Bundrage, but managed to look a little better and capture a round or two this time.
12) Sergey Rabchenko (15-15)
Last Fight: 6/16/2012- TKO7 #11 Ryan Rhodes
Next Fight: Unknown
Rabchenko is likely to defend his European title against France’s Cedric Vitu in his next fight.  Purse bids are due September 26.
13) Delvin Rodriguez (18-63)
Last Fight: 6/2/2012- L (UD12) vs. #12 Austin Trout
Next Fight: Unknown
14) Vanes Martirosyan (16-69)
Last Fight: 2/4/2012- TKO3 Troy Lowry (UNR)
Next Fight: 11/10/2012- vs. #6 Erislandy Lara
See Lara’s notes, above.
15) Lukas Konecny (16-59)
Last Fight: 4/5/2012- TKO7 Salim Larbi (UNR)
Next Fight: 10/27/2012- vs. Zaurbek Baysangurov (UNR)
Konecny-Baysangurov will finally happen- October 27 in Kiev.
16) Carlos Quintana (16-21)
Last Fight: 5/5/2012- TKO6 Deandre Latimore (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
Quintana said he wanted Canelo in the immediate aftermath of his upset TKO of Deandre Latimore, and has since expressed interest in Cotto and Trout, as well.
17) Sechew Powell (3-132)
Last Fight: 6/1/2012- L (TKO9) vs. #10 Gabriel Rosado
Next Fight: Unknown
18) Brian Rose (3-43)
Last Fight: 6/2/2012- W* (UD12) vs. Kris Carslaw (UNR)
Next Fight: 10/5/2012- vs. Vivian Harris (UNR)
Rose will fight former junior welterweight contender and current welterweight journeyman Vivian Harris on October 5 in Blackpool.
19) Roberto Garcia (3-16)
Last Fight: 3/23/2012- UD10 Antwone Smith (UNR)
Next Fight: Unknown
20) Anthony Mundine (3-3)
Last Fight: 7/14/2012- TKO7 Bronco McKart (at MW)
Next Fight: Unknown

 

The Week Ahead: No action to report this week.