Who Is a Future World Champion Among These Boxers?

By Ken Hissner - 03/10/2024 - Comments

There are six heavyweights with good records who haven’t ever fought for a world title up to this point. Among those we will be looking at, give your opinions on those who look like future title challengers.

Agit Kabayel, 24-0 with 16 stoppages from Bochum, Nordrhein-West-falen, Germany.

In March of 2023, Kabayel re-winning the vacant EBU European title, stopping Agron Smakici 19-1. In December, he won the NABF and WBA Inter-Continental titles, stopping Arslanbek Makhmudov, 18-0.

In 2017 Kabayel defeated Herve “Double Hache” Hubeaux, 26-1, for the vacant EBU European title, along with defeating Derek “War” Chisora, 27-7. In 2018 he stopped Miljan Rovcanin, 19-1. In 2019 he defeated Andrii Rudenko, 32-3.

In 2020, he won the WBA Continental title, defeating Evgenios “Achiles” Lazaridis, 16-2. In 2021, he defeated Kevin Johnson, 35-17-1. In 2022, he stopped Pavel “Pablo” Sour, 15-8.

Frank “The Cuban Flash” Sanchez, 24-0 with 17 stoppages from Guantanamo, Cuba and Miami, Florida.

In December of 2015 Sanchez defeated Erislandy Savon, 138-29, for the for the Cuban National title.

In 2019, Sanchez stopped Victor Bisbal, 23-3, for the vacant WBO NABO title. In 2020, he defeated Joey “Tank” Dawejko, 20-7-4, for the vacant WBC Continental Americas title. Then stopped Brian Howard, 15-3, and Julian Fernandez, 14-2.

In 2021, he got a TD over Nagy “Dominican Dynamite” Aguilera, 21-10. Then defeated Efe Agagba, 15-0. In 2022, he defeated Christian Hammer, 26-8.

Stopped Carlos Negron, 25-3. In 2023 he stopped Daniel Martz, 20-10-1, Scott Alexander, 17-5-2 and Junior Fa, 20-2.

Martin Bakole, 20-1, with 15 stoppages from the Republic of Congo and Airdrie, Scotland, UK.

In 2020, Bakole defeated Sergey Kuzman, 15-1, for the vacant WBC International title. In 2021, he stopped Haruna Osumanu, 11-2. In 2022, he defeated Tony Yoka, 11-0. In 2023, he stopped Ihor “Hulk” Shevadzutskyi, 10-0. Stopped Carlos Takam, 40-7-1.

Fabio Wardley, 17-0 with 16 stoppages from Ipswich, Suffolk, UK.
In 2020, Wardley stopped Simon Vallily, 17-2-1, for the vacant BBBofC English title. Stopped Richard Lartey, 14-3. In 2021, he stopped Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina, 27-6. Stopped Nick Webb, 17-2. In 2022, he stopped Daniel Martz, 20-9-1. Chris Healey, 9-9.

Nathan Gorman, 19-1. In 2023, he stopped Michael Polite Coffie, 13-3, for the vacant WBA Continental title. David “Big D” Adeleye, 12-0, for the vacant Commonwealth and WBO European titles.

On March 31, Wardley defends his British and Commonwealth titles against 2021 Olympic Bronze Medalist Fraser “The Eraser” Clarke, 8-0, of Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

Jared “Big Baby” Anderson, 16-0 with 15 stoppages of Toledo, Ohio.

In 2021, Anderson stopped Vladimir Tereshkin, 22-0-1, for the vacant NABF title. Oleksandr Teslenko, 17-1. In 2022 he stopped Miljan Rovcanin, 24-2. Stopped Jerry “Slugger” Forrest, 26-5, for the vacant WBO International title.

In 2023, he added the vacant WBC USA, stopping George “Gentleman” Arias, 18-0. He defeated former IBF World champion “Prince” Charles Martin, 29-3-1. He stopped Andrii Rudenko, 35-6.

On April 13, Anderson is scheduled to meet Ryad Merhy, 32-2.
Filip “El Animal” Hrgovic, 17-0 with 14 stoppages from Zagreb, Croatia, 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist.

In 2018, Hrgovic stopped Amir Mansour, 23-2, for the vacant WBC International title. In 2019, he stopped Gregory Corbin, 15-1; Mario Heredia, 16-6-1; Eric Molina, 17-5; In 2020, he stopped Andre Kartozia, 8-1-1; Rydell “Rock n’Rye” Booker, 26-3, for the vacant IBF International title.

In 2021, he stopped Marko Radonjic, 22-0; Emir “Atomic” Ahmatovic, 10-0; In 2022, he defeated Zhilei “Big Bang” Zhang, 24-0-1; In 2023, he stopped Demsey McKean, 22-0; Mark “The Viking” DeMori, 41-2-2.

Here we have Agit Kabayel, 24-0; Frank “The Cuban Flash” Sanchez, 24-0; Martin Bakole, 20-1; Fabio Wardley, 17-0; Jared “Big Baby” Anderson, 16-0 and Filip “El Animal” Hrgovic, 17-0.