New Zealand Boxing Rankings

Today we like to put the spotlight on all the boxers who are ranked in New Zealand and are champions from New Zealand. Now we realise you can do this yourself but it's not often anyone keeps a record for this. So here are the top tens in each weight division. We have also added a couple of boxers to the rankings who should be ranked who are slightly inactive to give more of an accurate ranking in today's Boxing.

Heavyweight Men

WBO Oriental Champion: Joseph Parker

NZPBA Champion: Junior Fa

PBCNZ Champion: Hemi Ahio

NZNBF Champion: Daniel Tai

Pro Box NZ Champion: vacant

  1. Julius Lloyd Long 18 - 25 - 1
  2. Patrick Mailata 4 - 1 - 0
  3. Semisi Kalu 4 - 0 - 2
  4. Evander Tia 4 - 1 - 1
  5. Junior Pati 13 - 23 - 1
  6. Laurence Titter 1 - 0 - 0
  7. William Whiu 0 - 2 - 1
  8. Sam Watt 2 - 0 - 0
  9. Liam Messam 2 - 0 - 0
  10. Joe Ageli


Heavyweight Women

All NZ titles are vacant

  1. Lani Daniels 4 - 2 - 2
  2. Alrie Meleisea 5 - 0 - 1
  3. Sarah Long 3 - 3 - 1
  4. Tessa Tualevao 1 - 6 - 2 (recently moved to heavyweight)
  5. Ashley Campbell 2 - 3 - 0
  6. Caroline Daniels 1 - 0 - 0
  7. Nailini Helu 2 - 4 - 1


Cruiserweight Men

WBO Oriental & PBCNZ Champion: David Light

ANBF Australasian title: Joshua Francis

All other NZ titles are vacant

  1. Panuve Helu 13 - 2 - 1
  2. Nikolas Charalampous 19 - 4 - 0
  3. David Nyika 1 - 0 - 0
  4. Craig Thomson 11 - 1 - 0
  5. Alister Boyd 3 - 4 - 3
  6. Lomi Tusi 1 - 3 - 1
  7. Paane Haraki 0 - 4 - 0
  8. Andrew Kelemete 0 - 3 - 0
  9. Izic Placid 3 - 0 - 0 Pro Box South Island Champion
  10. Ben Williams 0 - 1 - 0


Light Heavyweight Men

PBCNZ Champion: Ratu Dawai

NZPBA Champion: To be determined on 10th July

All NZ titles are vacant

  1. Mose Auimatagi Jnr 14 - 2 - 2
  2. John Parker 6 - 0 - 0
  3. Jesse Maio 3 - 1 - 0
  4. Joshua Tai 5 - 12 - 0 Will be taking on Jerome Pampellone on 8th May
  5. Jerome Pampellone 6 - 0 - 0
  6. Chris Rata Hodgson 1 - 0 - 0
  7. Dylan Wright 1 - 4 - 0
  8. Alex Va 2 - 2 - 0
  9. Egelani Taito 0 - 1 - 0
  10. Mahoud Ismail 0 - 1 - 0


Super Middleweight Men

Pro Box NZ Champion: Francis Waitai

All NZ titles are vacant

  1. Adrian Taihia 15 - 5 - 2
  2. Reece Papuni 14 - 3 - 2
  3. Jordan Tai 10 - 5 - 0
  4. Chase Haley 6 - 7 - 2
  5. Jonny Singh 5 - 4 - 2
  6. Sam Beck 2 - 0 - 0
  7. Viliami Liavaa 1 - 0 - 0
  8. Terrence Montgomery 1 - 3 - 0
  9. Skope Siaosi 2 - 2 - 1
  10. Aafeen Deen 0 - 3 - 0


Middleweight Men

Pro Box NZ Champion: Andrei Mikhailovich

All NZ titles are vacant

  1. Jerome Pascua 7 - 4 - 0 Fighting for Super middleweight title on June 12th
  2. Joshua Hatherley 4 - 8 - 0 Pro Box South Island Champion
  3. Jessie Nikora 3 - 6 - 0
  4. Wesen Tesfaye 0 - 0 - 1
  5. Omar Ismail 0 - 2 - 0


Middleweight - Super Welterweight Women

All NZ titles are vacant

  1. Trish Vaka 1 - 6 - 0
  2. Talia Smith 1 - 0- 0
  3. Sally Kaokao 0 - 1 - 0
  4. Ariane Nicholson 1 - 0 - 0
  5. Uesa Opetaia 0 - 1 - 0
  6. Toni Moki 0 - 3 - 0
  7. Genah Fabian 1 NC


Super Welterweight Men

Pro Box NZ and NZPBA: Bowyn Morgan

PBCNZ: Andrei Mikhailovich

Other NZ titles are vacant

  1. Shay Brock 13 - 3 - 2
  2. Marcus Heywood 4 -3 - 1
  3. Levi Hallett 1 - 0 - 0
  4. Daniel Maxwell 6 - 55 - 2
  5. John Pyers 0 - 1 - 0


Super Lightweight Men

Pro Box NZ Champion: Shiva Mishra

All Other NZ titles are vacant

  1. Richie Hadlow 4 - 0 - 0
  2. Cairo George 18 - 2 - 0
  3. Aung Sanda 0 - 2 - 3
  4. Tain Cropley 1 - 2 - 0
  5. Amit Ali 1 - 0 - 0
  6. Said Salem 3 - 1 - 0
  7. Dominic Reed 0 - 1 - 1
  8. Finn Higgins 0 - 2 - 0

Lightweight men

NZPBA: Nort Beauchamp (awarded)

All Other NZ titles are vacant

  1. Raihau Lehartel 2 - 0 - 1
  2. Obedi Maguchi 2 - 5 - 0
  3. Mark Arquiza 1 - 2 - 0
  4. Adrianne Entese 1 - 0 - 0
  5. Shivnil Kumar 0 - 2 - 0


Lightweight Women

NZPBA Champion: Mea Motu

PBCNZ Super Lightweight Champion: Karen Te Ruki Pasene

PBCNZ Pacific Champion: Baby Nansen

  1. Gentiane Lupi 6 - 3 - 1
  2. Troy Garton 1 - 0 - 0
  3. Ayisha Abied 0 - 3 - 0
  4. Katala Hansen 0 - 1 - 0


    Written by Benjamin Watt

    Benjamin Watt is well known to all has one of the leading experts in New Zealand Boxing. He is a man of many jobs including, first openly gay boxing judge in the world, boxing writer, boxing promoter, boxrec editor, boxing commentator, Wikipedia editor and backstage event co-ordinator.

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