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Divisional rankings: Katie Taylor solidifies top spot at 135 pounds, but where does Amanda Serrano land?

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If you're still buzzing days after what you witnessed Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, that's OK. It makes sense. Katie Taylor's split decision win over Amanda Serrano to retain the undisputed lightweight championship was one of the best fights of the year -- if not the best -- regardless of weight class or gender.

It was a close fight. An epic fight. One worthy, potentially, of running it back a second time. Its long-term impact on the sport will remain to be seen, but in the short term, it caught the eyes of the boxing world -- and casual fans as well.

In terms of rankings, it changed nothing in the lightweight division. Taylor remains No. 1. Serrano remains No. 2 unless she says she doesn't want to fight at lightweight anymore.

On the same card, Franchon Crews-Dezurn won the undisputed super middleweight title over Elin Cederroos by unanimous decision, and that kept her at No. 1 in our rankings -- and bumped Cederroos down to No. 4. In the heavyweight division, Lani Daniels beat Sequita Hemingway by unanimous decision, knocking Hemingway from the rankings and elevating Daniels to the top five for the first time.

Rankings will be updated every Tuesday. They'll be based on recent bouts, head-to-head competition and quality of opponent. As with almost everything until fighters square off against one another, there is a layer of subjectivity to it. Fighters who haven't fought in two years and don't have a fight scheduled will be removed from the rankings until they fight again.

For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here.

175+ pounds - Super middleweight - Middleweight - Junior middleweight - Welterweight - Junior welterweight - Lightweight - Junior lightweight - Featherweight - Junior featherweight - Bantamweight - Junior bantamweight - Flyweight - Junior flyweight - Strawweight - Atomweight


175+ POUNDS

1. Hanna Gabriels     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 21-2-1, 12 KOs
Last: W (TKO2) Martha Patricia Lara Gaytan, April 17
Next: TBA


2. Danielle Perkins     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 3-0, 1 KO
Last: W (UD8) Monika Harrison, March 5
Next: TBA


3. Seini Draughn     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 4-0-1, 3 KOs
Last: W (MD4) Monika Harrison, May 22
Next: TBA


4. Lani Daniels     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 5-2-2, 0 KOs
Last: W (UD6) Sequita Hemingway, April 30
Next: TBA


5. Sequita Hemingway     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 1-1, 0 KOs
Last: L (UD6) Lani Daniels, April 30
Next: TBA


SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT (Up to 168 pounds)

1. Franchon Crews Dezurn     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 8-1, 2 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Elin Cederroos, April 30
Next: TBA


2. Christina Hammer     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 27-1, 13 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Daniele Bastieri, Dec. 3
Next: TBA


3. Ema Kozin     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 21-1-1, 11 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Claressa Shields, Feb. 5
Next: TBA


4. Elin Cederroos     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 8-1, 4 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Franchon Crews Dezurn, April 30
Next: TBA


5. Shadasia Green     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 9-0, 8 KOs
Last: W (TKO1) Angelica Lopez Flores, Jan. 15
Next: TBA


MIDDLEWEIGHT (Up to 160 pounds)

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Mikaela Mayer retains junior lightweight belts with win over Jennifer Han

Mikaela Mayer retains her junior lightweight titles with a unanimous decision victory over Jennifer Han.

1. Claressa Shields     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 12-0, 2 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Ema Kozin, Feb. 5
Next: TBA


2. Savannah Marshall     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 12-0, 10 KOs
Last: W (KO3) Femke Hermans, April 2
Next: TBA


3. Marciela Cornejo     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 15-5, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD8) Simone Aparecida da Silva, March 25
Next: TBA


4. Ema Kozin     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 21-1-1, 11 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Claressa Shields, Feb. 5
Next: TBA


5. Raquel Miller     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 11-0, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD6) Sonya Dreiling, Dec. 2
Next: TBA


JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT (Up to 154 pounds)

1. Marie-Eve Dicaire     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 18-1, 1 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Cynthia Lozano, Dec. 17
Next: TBA


2. Patricia Berghult     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 15-0, 3 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Olivia Belkacem, Nov. 27
Next: TBA


3. Hannah Rankin     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 12-5, 3 KOs
Last: W (TKO10) Alejandra Ayala, May 13
Next: TBA


4. Natasha Jonas     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 11-2-1, 8 KOs
Last: W (TKO2) Chris Namus, Feb. 19
Next: TBA


5. Lolita Muzeya     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 17-1, 9 KOs
Last: W (KO1) Yarkor Chavez Annan, March 6
Next: TBA


WELTERWEIGHT (Up to 147 pounds)

1. Jessica McCaskill     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 12-2, 4 KOs
Last: W (TKO7) Kandi Wyatt, Dec. 4
Next: TBA


2. Cecilia Braekhus     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 36-2, 9 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Jessica McCaskill, March 13
Next: TBA


3. Layla McCarter     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 44-13-5, 11 KOs
Last: W (UD8) Beatriz Aguilar, Nov. 7, 2020
Next: TBA


4. Ewa Piatkowska     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 16-1, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD6) Judy Waguthii, May 14
Next: TBA


5. Alma Ibarra     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 9-1, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD8) Kandi Wyatt, Aug. 20
Next: TBA


JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT (Up to 140 pounds)

1. Chantelle Cameron     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 16-0, 8 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Victoria Noelia Bustos, May 21
Next: TBA


2. Kali Reis     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 19-7-1, 5 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Jessica Camara, Nov. 19
Next: TBA


3. Mary McGee     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 27-4, 15 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Chantelle Cameron, Oct. 30
Next: TBA


4. Anahi Ester Sanchez     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 20-5, 12 KOs
Last: W (TKO3) Maria Soledad Capriolo, Dec. 18
Next: TBA


5. Jessica Camara     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 8-3, 0 KOs
Last: L (SD10) Kali Reis, Nov. 19
Next: TBA


LIGHTWEIGHT (Up to 135 pounds)

1. Katie Taylor     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 21-0, 6 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Amanda Serrano, April 30
Next: TBA


2. Amanda Serrano     Previous ranking: 2

Record: 42-2-1, 30 KOs
Last: L (SD10) Katie Taylor, April 30
Next: TBA


3. Estelle Yoka Mossely     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 10-0, 1 KO
Last: W (SD10) Yanina del Carmen Lescano, March 18
Next: TBA


4. Delfine Persoon     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 46-3, 19 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Beatriz Aguilar, Nov. 1
Next: TBA


5. Jennifer Han     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 18-5-1, 1 KO
Last: L (UD10) Mikaela Mayer, April 9
Next: TBA


JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT (Up to 130 pounds)

1. Mikaela Mayer     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 17-0, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Jennifer Han, April 9
Next: TBA


2. Alycia Baumgardner     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 12-1, 7 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Edith Soledad Matthysse, April 16
Next: TBA


3. Maiva Hamadouche     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 22-2, 18 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Mikaela Mayer, Nov. 5
Next: TBA


4. Hyun Mi Choi     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 19-0-1, 5 KOs
Last: W (TKO9) Simone Aparecida da Silva, Sept. 18
Next: TBA


5. Delfine Persoon     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 46-3, 19 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Beatriz Aguilar, Nov. 1
Next: TBA


FEATHERWEIGHT (Up to 126 pounds)

1. Amanda Serrano     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 42-2-1, 30 KOs
Last: L (SD10) Katie Taylor, April 30
Next: TBA


2. Erika Cruz     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 14-1, 3 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Melissa Esquivel, Nov. 26
Next: TBA


3. Sarah Mahfoud     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 11-0, 3 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Nina Meinke, April 21
Next: TBA


4. Yamileth Mercado     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 19-3, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Isis Vargas Perez, April 2
Next: TBA


5. Nina Meinke     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 12-3, 3 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Sarah Mahfoud, April 21
Next: TBA


JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHT (Up to 122 pounds)

1. Dina Thorslund     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 18-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Niorkis Carreno, April 9
Next: TBA


2. Daniela Bermudez     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 29-4-3, 10 KOs
Last: L (KO9) Amanda Serrano, March 25, 2021
Next: TBA


3. Jackie Nava     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 39-4-4, 16 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Mariana Juarez, Oct. 30, 2021
Next: TBA


4. Yamileth Mercado     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 19-3, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Isis Vargas Perez, April 2
Next: TBA


5. Segolene Lefebvre     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 15-0, 1 KO
Last: W (UD10) Paulette Valenzuela, Nov. 20
Next: May 7 vs. Melania Sorroche

Yazmin Rivas has been removed due to inactivity.


BANTAMWEIGHT (Up to 118 pounds)

1. Dina Thorslund     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 18-0, 7 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Niorkis Carreno, April 9
Next: TBA


2. Yulihan Alejandra Luna Avila     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 23-3-1, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Mayeli Flores, April 2
Next: TBA


3. Jamie Mitchell     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 8-0-2, 5 KOs
Last: W (KO4) Carly Skelly, Feb. 5
Next: TBA


4. Shannon O'Connell     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 22-6-1, 10 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Taylah Robertson, Oct. 23
Next: TBA


5. Ebanie Bridges     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 8-1, 3 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Maria Cecilia Roman, March 26
Next: TBA


JUNIOR BANTAMWEIGHT (Up to 115 pounds)

1. Lourdes Juarez     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 33-2, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Luz Elena Aguilar, Dec. 11
Next: TBA


2. Guadalupe Martinez Guzman     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 20-10, 6 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Lourdes Juarez, Dec. 12
Next: TBA


3. Yessica Chavez     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 32-5-3, 4 KOs
Last: W (UD8) Susy Kandy Sandoval, July 17
Next: TBA


4. Diana Laura Fernandez     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 24-4-1, 4 KOs
Last: W (SD8) Ana Victoria Polo, Aug. 27
Next: TBA


5. Micaela Milagros Lujan     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 10-1-1, 3 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Nataly Delgado, Nov. 26
Next: TBA


FLYWEIGHT (Up to 112 pounds)

1. Marlen Esparza     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 12-1, 1 KO
Last: W (UD10) Naoko Fujioka, April 9
Next: TBA


2. Arely Mucino     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 31-3-2, 11 KOs
Last: W (TKO2) Marisol Molina Sanchez, Feb. 19
Next: TBA


3. Naoko Fujioka     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 19-3-1, 7 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Marlen Esparza, April 9
Next: TBA


4. Ibeth Zamora     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 32-7, 12 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Marlen Esparza, June 19
Next: TBA


5. Fabiana Bytyqi     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 19-0-1, 5 KOs
Last: W (UD6) Ivanka Ivanova, March 5
Next: TBA


JUNIOR FLYWEIGHT (Up to 108 pounds)

1. Seniesa Estrada     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 22-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Maria Santizo, Dec. 18
Next: TBA


2. Kim Clavel     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 15-0, 3 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Mariela Ribera Valverde, March 11
Next: TBA


3. Evelin Bermudez     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 16-0-1, 6 KOs
Last: W (TKO5) Debora Rengifo, March 26
Next: TBA


4. Jessica Nery Plata     Previous ranking: NR

Record: 28-2, 3 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Yesica Yolanda Bopp, March 11
Next: TBA


5. Yesenia Gomez     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 19-5-3, 6 KOs
Last: W (MD8) Itzayana Cruz Delgado, Oct. 16
Next: TBA


STRAWWEIGHT (Up to 105 pounds)

1. Seniesa Estrada     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 22-0, 9 KOs
Last: W (TKO4) Maria Santizo, Dec. 18
Next: TBA


2. Tina Rupprecht     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 11-0-1, 3 KOs
Last: W (SD10) Katia Gutierrez, July 24
Next: TBA


3. Yokasta Valle     Previous ranking: No. 3

Record: 23-2, 9 KOs
Last: W (UD10) Elizabeth Lopez Corzo, Dec. 18
Next: TBA


4. Anabel Ortiz     Previous ranking: No. 4

Record: 31-5, 4 KOs
Last: L (UD10) Marlen Esparza, Dec. 18
Next: TBA


5. Thi Thu Nhi Nguyen     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 5-0, 1 KO
Last: W (UD10) Etsuko Tada, Oct. 23
Next: TBA


ATOMWEIGHT (Up to 102 pounds)

1. Monserrat Alarcon     Previous ranking: No. 1

Record: 17-4-2, 0 KOs
Last: W (MD10) Silvia Torres, Dec. 4
Next: TBA


2. Saemi Hanagata     Previous ranking: No. 2

Record: 16-7-5, 7 KOs
Last: Draw (MD10) Eri Matsuda, March 18, 2021
Next: TBA


3. Ayaka Miyao     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 25-9-2, 6 KOs
Last: W (MD10) Ayaka Miyao, Feb. 25
Next: TBA


4. Nanae Suzuki     Previous ranking: N/R

Record: 11-4-1, 1 KO
Last: W (SD10) Mika Iwakawa, Feb. 25
Next: TBA


5. Kaori Nagai     Previous ranking: No. 5

Record: 6-3-3, 2 KOs
Last: L (UD8) Ayaka Miyao, Sept. 22
Next: TBA