15 Mar

WBO Ranking Update: Czerkaszyn, Chukhadzhian, and Ivanov Improve Positions

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has updated its boxer rankings across weight divisions.

Ukrainian Ready To Fight ambassadors Fiodor Czerkaszyn (23-1, 14 KOs), Karen Chukhadzhian (23-2, 13 KOs), and Petro Ivanov (18-0-2, 13 KOs) have climbed in the rankings of their respective weight categories.

After the update, Fiodor now holds the 10th spot in the middleweight division (up to 72,6 kg). Previously, Czerkaszyn was ranked 13th.

Chukhadzhian has moved up to the 5th place. Before the changes, he was in the 6th spot in the welterweight category (up to 66,67 kg).

Ivanov now occupies the 13th position. Previously, he was ranked 14th in the super middleweight division (up to 76,2 kg).

Chukhadzhian already has his next opponent confirmed. Karen will face British fighter Harry Scarff, with the winner becoming the mandatory challenger for the IBF title, currently held by Jaron Ennis. The fight's likely locations are Germany and the United Kingdom, with the date yet to be determined.

Cherkashin secured a unanimous decision victory against Colombian fighter Jairo Delgado at the end of February.