3 Female Kiwis Now Ranked in Latest World Rankings.
Just announced today, Multiple New Zealand Champion Geovana Peres is now ranked 5th in the World Boxing Association (WBA).
After her split decision win over Lani Daniels last month, WBA has put her 5th in their top 10 rankings. The other New Zealander in the rankings is Alrie Melesiea, who was 5th place but now dropped to 9th due to inactivity.
In theory, Geovana can now compete for the WBA World title due to being ranked in their top 10 but is set to take on either Nailini Helu or Lani Daniels in February 2019 in another tune-up fight. We will find out who will fight Geovana in late July when Lani Daniels will defend her NZPBA title against Nailini Helu.
Congratulations to Geovana Peres for such a massive achievement. You have made both Brazil and New Zealand proud. First you conquered New Zealand and now the world.