It’s an thrilling time for these fighters, all of whom have the potential to win world championships this 12 months
Though it’s been watered down considerably by the plethora of belts in fashionable boxing, changing into world champion remains to be the final word purpose that younger boxers dream of reaching.
Final 12 months noticed loads of stars emerge to say their first titles. Josh Warrington, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Eleider Alvarez, Jaime Munguia, Jose Ramirez, Charlie Edwards and Callum Smith to call just some.
As we head into 2019, boxing is in a powerful place with loads of recent expertise knocking on numerous sanctioning physique doorways.
For the aim of this text we’ll solely think about the 4 recognised titles: WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO. Secondary WBA ‘common’ titles are excluded.
Take a look at our record of eight boxers who may win their first world title in 2019 beneath.
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