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