WBC Top 40 @ Heavyweight (Sept 2018): Tyson Fury moves up again

Tyson Fury Heavyweight

Stacey Verbeek

The WBC has revealed their rankings for September, with the heavyweights changing slightly over the past month.

Tyson Fury rises again after announcing his intention to challenge current champion, Deontay Wilder, in December on the back of defeating Francesco Pianeta in Belfast, while mandatory contender Dominic Breazeale drops for the second time in succession.

Frenchman Tony Yoka remains despite being handed a one-year ban by authorities in his home country. Bryant Jennings is now eligible for a shot at the green belt after moving up from 16 to 13 following a win against Alexander Dimitrenko.

Dillian Whyte remains at number one, although he cannot become mandatory unless he defeats a WBC stipulated opponent.

The Briton turned down the chance to face Luis Ortiz for the mandatory spot earlier in 2018.

World Boxing Council Top 40 heavyweights (Sept 2018):

1 Dillian Whyte (Jamaica/GB) SILVER
2 Luis Ortiz (Cuba)
3 Tyson Fury (GB) * CBP/P
4 Dominic Breazeale (US)
5 Tony Bellew (GB)
6 Joseph Parker (New Zealand)
7 Agit Kabayel (Germany) EBU
8 Dereck Chisora (GB)
9 Charles Martin (US) **Will move down following Kownacki loss
10 Adam Kownacki (US)
11 Oscar Rivas (Colombia/Canada) NABF
12 Hughie Fury (GB) BBB C
13 Bryant Jennings (US)
14 Andy Ruiz Jr. (Mexico)
15 Mariusz Wach (Poland)

Voluntary cut-off

16 Johann Duhaupas (France)
17 Carlos Takam (Cameroon)
18 Kyotaro Fujimoto (Japan) OPBF
19 Sergey Kuzmin (Russia)
20 Marco Huck (GB)
21 Bermane Stiverne (Haiti/Canada)
22 Tony Yoka (France)
23 Tomasz Adamek (Poland)
24 Robert Helenius (Finland)
25 Lucas Browne (Australia)
26 Gerald Washington (US)
27 Daniel Dubois (GB) YOUTH
28 Joe Joyce (GB) COMM
29 Simon Kean (Canada) FRANCOPHONE
30 Tyrone Spong (Surinam) LATINO
31 Filip Hrgovic (Croatia)
32 Artur Szpilka (Poland)
33 Nathan Gorman (GB) INTL Silver
34 Tom Schwarz (Germany)
35 Otto Wallin (Sweden)
36 Michael Hunter (US)
37 Izuagbe Ugonoh (Poland)
38 Tshibuabua Kalonga (Congo/Germany) ABU
39 Pitar Milas (Croatia)
40 Jermaine Franklin (US)

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