National Boxing Association's Quarterly Ratings: 1974

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Announced December 23 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Muhammad Ali, Champion

  1. George Foreman
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Ron Lyle
  4. Joe Bugner
  5. Jerry Quarry
  6. Oscar Bonavena
  7. Ken Norton
  8. Henry Clark
  9. Jimmy Ellis
  10. Jimmy Young

Victor Galindez, Champion

  1. John Conteh
  2. Chris Finnegan
  3. Richie Kates
  4. Pierre Fourie
  5. Eddie Jones
  6. Karl-Heinz Klein
  7. Jorge Ahumada
  8. Len Hutchins
  9. Tom Bogs
  10. Avenamar Peralta

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Tony Licata
  3. Kevin Finnegan
  4. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  5. George Cooper
  6. Willie Monroe
  7. Luiz Fabre
  8. Gratien Tonna
  9. Tony Mundine
  10. Bennie Briscoe
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Angel Espada
  2. Clyde Gray
  3. Elisha Obed
  4. Miguel Campanino
  5. Roger Menetrey
  6. John H. Stracey
  7. Johnny Gant
  8. Shoji Tsujimoto
  9. Horacio Saldano
  10. Hedgemon Lewis

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Arturo Pineda
  2. Ray Lampkin
  3. Ken Buchanan
  4. Guts Ishimatsu
  5. Rudy Barro
  6. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  7. Masataka Takayama
  8. Hector Medina
  9. Hugo Gutierrez
  10. Leoncio Ortiz

Alexis Arguello, Champion

  1. Bobby Chacon
  2. Leonel Hernandez
  3. Rigoberto Riasco
  4. Art Hafey
  5. Rodolfo Francis
  6. Zensuke Utagawa
  7. Alfonso Perez
  8. Royal Kobayashi
  9. Vicente Blanco
  10. Reynaldo Hidalgo

(Ruben Olivares omitted
due to "a WBA error")

Bantamweights
Flyweights

Soo Hwan Hong, Champion

  1. Rodolfo Martinez
  2. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  3. Benicio Sosa
  4. Rafael Herrera
  5. Romeo Anaya
  6. Socrates Batoto
  7. Henry Castillo
  8. Venice Borkhorsor
  9. Marcos Britton
  10. Fernando Cabanella

Susumu Hanagata, Champion

  1. Alfonso Lopez
  2. Jorge Lujan
  3. Miguel Canto
  4. Erbito Salavarria
  5. Orlando Javierto
  6. Alberto Morales
  7. Shoji Oguma
  8. Betulio Gonzalez
  9. Lupe Hernandez
  10. Ignacio Espinal


Announced November 21 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

Muhammad Ali, Champion

  1. George Foreman
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Ron Lyle
  4. Joe Bugner
  5. Jerry Quarry
  6. Oscar Bonavena
  7. Ken Norton
  8. Henry Clark
  9. Jimmy Ellis
  10. Jimmy Young
Title Vacant
  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Len Hutchins
  4. Chris Finnegan
  5. Richie Kates
  6. Pierre Fourie
  7. Eddie Jones
  8. Tom Bogs
  9. Karl-Heinz Klein
  10. Jorge Ahumada

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Tony Licata
  3. Kevin Finnegan
  4. Gratien Tonna
  5. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  6. George Cooper
  7. Willie Monroe
  8. Luiz Fabre
  9. Tony Mundine
  10. Bennie Briscoe
Welterweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Angel Espada
  2. Clyde Gray
  3. Elisha Obed
  4. Miguel Campanino
  5. Roger Menetrey
  6. Horacio Saldano
  7. John H. Stracey
  8. Johnny Gant
  9. Hedgemon Lewis
  10. Shoji Tsujimoto

Ruben Olivares, Champion

  1. Bobby Chacon
  2. Alexis Arguello
  3. Leonel Hernandez
  4. Art Hafey
  5. Rigoberto Riasco
  6. Rodolfo Francis
  7. Zensuke Utagawa
  8. Alfonso Perez
  9. Royal Kobayashi
  10. Vicente Blanco
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Soo Hwan Hong, Champion

  1. Rafael Herrera
  2. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  3. Henry Castillo
  4. Rodolfo Martinez
  5. Benicio Sosa
  6. Marcos Britton
  7. Romeo Anaya
  8. Socrates Batoto
  9. Venice Borkhorsor
  10. Fernando Cabanella

Susumu Hanagata, Champion

  1. Alfonso Lopez
  2. Jorge Lujan
  3. Miguel Canto
  4. Erbito Salavarria
  5. Orlando Javierto
  6. Alberto Morales
  7. Shoji Oguma
  8. Betulio Gonzalez
  9. Fritz Chervet
  10. Lupe Hernandez


Announced October 22 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Ron Lyle
  4. Joe Bugner
  5. Jerry Quarry
  6. Oscar Bonavena
  7. Ken Norton
  8. Jimmy Ellis
  9. Henry Clark
  10. Jimmy Young
Title Vacant
  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Len Hutchins
  4. Chris Finnegan
  5. Richie Kates
  6. Pierre Fourie
  7. Eddie Jones
  8. Tom Bogs
  9. Karl-Heinz Klein
  10. Jorge Ahumada

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Tony Licata
  3. Kevin Finnegan
  4. Gratien Tonna
  5. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  6. George Cooper
  7. Willie Monroe
  8. Luiz Fabre
  9. Tony Mundine
  10. Bennie Briscoe
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Angel Espada
  2. Clyde Gray
  3. Elisha Obed
  4. Miguel Campanino
  5. Roger Menetrey
  6. Horacio Saldano
  7. John H. Stracey
  8. Johnny Gant
  9. Hedgemon Lewis
  10. Eddie Perkins

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Alfredo Escalera
  2. Hugo Gutierrez
  3. Arturo Pineda
  4. Ken Buchanan
  5. Guts Ishimatsu
  6. Rudy Barro
  7. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  8. Ray Lampkin
  9. Hector Medina
  10. Andries Steyn

Ruben Olivares, Champion

  1. Bobby Chacon
  2. Alexis Arguello
  3. Leonel Hernandez
  4. Art Hafey
  5. Rigoberto Riasco
  6. Rodolfo Francis
  7. Zensuke Utagawa
  8. Alfonso Perez
  9. Royal Kobayashi
  10. Danny Lopez
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Soo Hwan Hong, Champion

  1. Rafael Herrera
  2. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  3. Arnold Taylor
  4. Henry Castillo
  5. Rodolfo Martinez
  6. Marcos Britton
  7. Benicio Sosa
  8. Romeo Anaya
  9. Socrates Batoto
  10. Venice Borkhorsor

Chartchai Chionoi, Champion

  1. Susumu Hanagata
  2. Alfonso Lopez
  3. Jorge Lujan
  4. Miguel Canto
  5. Erbito Salavarria
  6. Orlando Javierto
  7. Fritz Chervet
  8. Alberto Morales
  9. Shoji Oguma
  10. Betulio Gonzalez


Announced September 19 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Jerry Quarry
  4. Ron Lyle
  5. Joe Bugner
  6. Ken Norton
  7. Oscar Bonavena
  8. Jimmy Ellis
  9. Henry Clark
  10. Jimmy Young

Bob Foster, Champion

  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Jorge Ahumada
  4. Len Hutchins
  5. Chris Finnegan
  6. Richie Kates
  7. Eddie Jones
  8. Karl-Heinz Klein
  9. Pierre Fourie
  10. Tom Bogs

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Tony Mundine
  3. Tony Licata
  4. Kevin Finnegan
  5. Gratien Tonna
  6. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  7. Bennie Briscoe
  8. George Cooper
  9. Willie Monroe
  10. Luiz Fabre
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Angel Espada
  2. Clyde Gray
  3. Elisha Obed
  4. Eddie Perkins
  5. Hedgemon Lewis
  6. Miguel Campanino
  7. Roger Menetrey
  8. Horacio Saldano
  9. Johnny Gant
  10. John H. Stracey

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Ken Buchanan
  2. Alfredo Escalera
  3. Hugo Gutierrez
  4. Guts Ishimatsu
  5. Arturo Pineda
  6. Rudy Barro
  7. Jimmy Heair
  8. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  9. Ray Lampkin
  10. Hector Medina

Ruben Olivares, Champion

  1. Bobby Chacon
  2. Alexis Arguello
  3. Leonel Hernandez
  4. Danny Lopez
  5. Art Hafey
  6. Rigoberto Riasco
  7. Rodolfo Francis
  8. Zensuke Utagawa
  9. Alfonso Perez
  10. Bert Nabalatan
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Soo Hwan Hong, Champion

  1. Rafael Herrera
  2. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  3. Arnold Taylor
  4. Marcos Britton
  5. Henry Castillo
  6. Rodolfo Martinez
  7. Socrates Batoto
  8. Venice Borkhorsor
  9. Benicio Sosa
  10. Fernando Cabanella

Chartchai Chionoi, Champion

  1. Betulio Gonzalez
  2. Susumu Hanagata
  3. Alfonso Lopez
  4. Jorge Lujan
  5. Miguel Canto
  6. Erbito Salavarria
  7. Orlando Javierto
  8. Fritz Chervet
  9. Alberto Morales
  10. Al Gutierrez


Announced July 10 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Ken Norton
  4. Jerry Quarry
  5. Ron Lyle
  6. Joe Bugner
  7. Oscar Bonavena
  8. Jimmy Ellis
  9. Henry Clark
  10. Jose Luis Garcia

Bob Foster, Champion

  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Jorge Ahumada
  4. Tom Bogs
  5. Len Hutchins
  6. Chris Finnegan
  7. Richie Kates
  8. Eddie Jones
  9. Rudiger Schmidtke
  10. Karl-Heinz Klein

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Bennie Briscoe
  3. Tony Mundine
  4. Tony Licata
  5. George Cooper
  6. Gratien Tonna
  7. Kevin Finnegan
  8. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  9. Willie Monroe
  10. Emile Griffith
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Hedgemon Lewis
  2. Eddie Perkins
  3. Clyde Gray
  4. Angel Espada
  5. Elisha Obed
  6. Abel Cachazu
  7. Horacio Saldano
  8. John H. Stracey
  9. Roger Menetrey
  10. Eddie Blay

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Ken Buchanan
  2. Alfredo Escalera
  3. Hugo Gutierrez
  4. Guts Ishimatsu
  5. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  6. Rudy Barro
  7. Jimmy Heair
  8. Arturo Pineda
  9. Ray Lampkin
  10. Ould Makloufi

Ruben Olivares, Champion

  1. Eder Jofre
  2. Bobby Chacon
  3. Alexis Arguello
  4. Leonel Hernandez
  5. Zensuke Utagawa
  6. Bert Nabalatan
  7. Art Hafey
  8. Rigoberto Riasco
  9. Danny Lopez
  10. Alfredo Marcano
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Soo Hwan Hong, Champion

  1. Rafael Herrera
  2. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  3. Arnold Taylor
  4. Johnny Clark
  5. Fernando Cabanella
  6. Francisco Villegas
  7. Rodolfo Martinez
  8. Romeo Anaya
  9. Venice Borkhorsor
  10. Jose Medina

Chartchai Chionoi, Champion

  1. Betulio Gonzalez
  2. Socrates Batoto
  3. Susumu Hanagata
  4. Alfonso Lopez
  5. Erbito Salavarria
  6. Miguel Canto
  7. Pablito Jimenez
  8. Fritz Chervet
  9. Alberto Morales
  10. Al Gutierrez


Announced April 30 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Jerry Quarry
  4. Ron Lyle
  5. Ken Norton
  6. Joe Bugner
  7. Larry Middleton
  8. Oscar Bonavena
  9. Jimmy Ellis
  10. Boone Kirkman

Bob Foster, Champion

  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Jorge Ahumada
  4. Tom Bogs
  5. Chris Finnegan
  6. Pierre Fourie
  7. Len Hutchins
  8. Richie Kates
  9. Eddie Jones
  10. Rudiger Schmidtke

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Bennie Briscoe
  3. Tony Mundine
  4. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  5. Jacques Kechichian
  6. Tony Licata
  7. George Cooper
  8. Gratien Tonna
  9. Emile Griffith
  10. Willie Monroe
Welterweights
Lightweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Hedgemon Lewis
  2. Eddie Perkins
  3. Clyde Gray
  4. Roger Menetrey
  5. Angel Espada
  6. Elisha Obed
  7. Abel Cachazu
  8. Horacio Saldano
  9. Art Kettles
  10. Zovek Barajas

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Ken Buchanan
  2. Hector Thompson
  3. Jimmy Heair
  4. Guts Ishimatsu
  5. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  6. Alfredo Escalera
  7. Arturo Pineda


Announced March 6 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Ken Norton
  3. Joe Frazier
  4. Jerry Quarry
  5. Ron Lyle
  6. Joe Bugner
  7. Oscar Bonavena
  8. Earnie Shavers
  9. Boone Kirkman
  10. Jimmy Ellis

Bob Foster, Champion

  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Tom Bogs
  4. Jorge Ahumada
  5. Chris Finnegan
  6. Pierre Fourie
  7. Len Hutchins
  8. Richie Kates
  9. Eddie Jones
  10. Rudiger Schmidtke

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Bennie Briscoe
  3. Tony Mundine
  4. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  5. George Cooper
  6. Jacques Kechichian
  7. Tony Licata
  8. Gratien Tonna
  9. Emile Griffith
  10. Bill Douglas
Welterweights
Lightweights
Featherweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Hedgemon Lewis
  2. Eddie Perkins
  3. Clyde Gray
  4. Zovek Barajas
  5. Roger Menetrey
  6. Angel Espada
  7. Abel Cachazu
  8. Horacio Saldano
  9. Elisha Obed
  10. Art Kettles

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  2. Esteban De Jesus
  3. Ken Buchanan
  4. Jimmy Heair
  5. Hector Thompson
  6. Hugo Gutierrez
  7. Andries Steyn
  8. Al Ford
  9. Gilberto Herazo
  10. Arturo Pineda

Ernesto Marcel, Champion

  1. Eder Jofre
  2. Art Hafey
  3. Zensuke Utagawa
  4. Bobby Chacon
  5. Ruben Olivares
  6. Leonel Hernandez
  7. Bert Nabalatan
  8. Alexis Arguello
  9. Alfredo Marcano
  10. Danny Lopez
Bantamweights
Flyweights

Arnold Taylor, Champion

  1. Rafael Herrera
  2. Romeo Anaya
  3. Johnny Clark
  4. Soo Hwan Hong
  5. Thanomchit Sukhothai
  6. Fernando Cabanella
  7. Saul Montana
  8. Venice Borkhorsor
  9. Francisco Villegas
  10. Rodolfo Martinez

Chartchai Chionoi, Champion

  1. Betulio Gonzalez
  2. Fritz Chervet
  3. Erbito Salavarria
  4. Alberto Morales
  5. Socrates Batoto
  6. Pablito Jimenez
  7. Susumu Hanagata
  8. Miguel Canto
  9. Enrique Torres
  10. Henry Nissen


Announced January 28 1974:

Heavyweights
Light Heavyweights
Middleweights

George Foreman, Champion

  1. Muhammad Ali
  2. Ken Norton
  3. Joe Frazier
  4. Jerry Quarry
  5. Ron Lyle
  6. Joe Bugner
  7. Oscar Bonavena
  8. Earnie Shavers
  9. Boone Kirkman
  10. Jimmy Ellis

Bob Foster, Champion

  1. Victor Galindez
  2. John Conteh
  3. Tom Bogs
  4. Chris Finnegan
  5. Jorge Ahumada
  6. Pierre Fourie
  7. Len Hutchins
  8. Richie Kates
  9. Rudiger Schmidtke
  10. Eddie Jones

Carlos Monzon, Champion

  1. Rodrigo Valdez
  2. Bennie Briscoe
  3. Tony Mundine
  4. Jean-Claude Bouttier
  5. George Cooper
  6. Emile Griffith
  7. Jacques Kechichian
  8. Tony Licata
  9. Gratien Tonna
  10. Bill Douglas
Welterweights
Lightweights

Jose Napoles, Champion

  1. Hedgemon Lewis
  2. Eddie Perkins
  3. Clyde Gray
  4. Zovek Barajas
  5. Roger Menetrey
  6. Angel Espada
  7. Abel Cachazu
  8. Horacio Saldano
  9. Elisha Obed
  10. Jack Tillman

Roberto Duran, Champion

  1. Rodolfo Gonzalez
  2. Esteban De Jesus
  3. Ken Buchanan
  4. Jimmy Heair
  5. Hector Thompson
  6. Hugo Gutierrez
  7. Andries Steyn
  8. Al Ford
  9. Gilberto Herazo
  10. Arturo Pineda

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References

  • The Sacramento Bee. Sacramento, California. Monday, December 23 1974. P.24.
  • The Morning Call. Allentown, Pennsylvania. Thursday, November 21 1974. P.81.
  • The Sacramento Bee. Sacramento, California. Tuesday, October 22 1974. P.19.
  • Scrantonian Tribune. Scranton, Pennsylvania. Sunday, September 22 1974. P.60.
  • Corpus Christi Times. Corpus Christi, Texas. Thursday, July 11 1974. P.30.
  • Pacific Daily News. Agana Heights, Guam. Thursday, May 2 1974. P.55.
  • San Diego Union. San Diego, California. Wednesday, March 6 1974. P.32.
  • Las Vegas Sun. Las Vegas, Nevada. Tuesday, January 29, 1974. P.18.