Young Americans – Top 10 American Boxers 25 and Under
Top 10 American Boxers 25 and Under
- TEOFIMO LOPEZ (23)
Born in Brooklyn but primarily raised in Davie, Florida, Lopez is the current lightweight world champion. In October of last year, “The Takeover” won a life-changing victory over the revered Vasiliy Lomachenko.
- SHAKUR STEVENSON (24)
Hailing from Newark, New Jersey, Stevenson is currently targeting the big names in super-feathers. At the 2016 Olympics, the sublime talented southpaw worked his way to a silver medal.
- DEVIN HANEY (22)
Haney, the Las Vegas-based lightweight, just picked up his career-best win over veteran chic Jorge Linares in May. “The Dream” has dazzling skills and seems destined for a bright future in sports.
- VERGIL ORTIZ JNR (23)
Boasting a flawless 100% KO ratio, great things are expected from Ortiz in the welterweight division. The Grand Prairie, Texas resident tore up the lanky Maurice Hooker last time in March.
- BRANDON FIGUEROA (24)
Another Texan on the roster, Weslaco striker Figueroa is a major player in the Super Bantamos, having defeated dangerous Luis Nery in May. In September, he must face Stephen Fulton in an exciting duel.
- RYAN GARCIA (22)
A younger generation fan favorite on social media, Los Angeles lightweight Garcia proved there was substance behind the style by beating accomplished Luke Campbell in January.
- DAVID BÉNAVIDEZ (24)
Benavidez of Phoenix, Arizona has had a few disciplinary issues in the past, but it cannot be denied that he is a talented operator. He represents a formidable proposition for the current crop of super middleweight.
- ERICKSON LUBIN (25)
Placing his trade in the upper echelons of the super-welterweight category, Lubin is in the midst of a rich vein of form. The Orlando southpaw’s most recent victory came last month against compatriot Jeison Rosario.
- CHRIS COLBERT (24)
After a win over tough Tugstsogt Nyambayar this month, Brooklynite Colbert is quickly making a name for himself in the super featherweight with his flashy moves and charismatic demeanor.
- JARON ENNIS (24)
From the famous fighting city of Philadelphia, “Boots” Ennis is one to watch in the welterweight ranks. His last declaration of intent was released in April, when he sent the gritty Sergey Lipinets.