Vietnamese female boxer ranks fourth in world’s mini-flyweight ranking

Thursday, 2021-10-28 16:30:07
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Boxer Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi wins first-ever WBO world belt for Vietnam (Photo: WBO)
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NDO/VNA - Female boxer Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi moved up by one spot to the fourth place in the world’s mini-flyweight ranking, according to the latest ranking by boxing's official record keeper BoxRec.

With a cumulative point of 15.32, Nhi is among four boxers earning 3.5-star level in this weight class.

She made history for becoming Vietnam's first World Boxing Organisation champion after winning a WBO belt on October 23 in Ansan, the Republic of Korea.

The Vietnamese boxer took the title on a split decision with two judges scoring Nhi at 96 points, two more than her Japanese rival Etsuko Tada after 10 rounds of the women's mini-flyweight title fight.

Nhi’s triumph also broke the dominance of Japanese boxers' mini-flyweight class in seven years.