Unbeaten American Mikey Garcia swarmed compatriot Robert Easter Jnr to add the WBC lightweight strap to his IBF world title on points in Los Angeles on Saturday night.
The featherweight and lightweight divisions include fighters weighing between 122-135 pounds (55-61kgs) among the four boxing organisations: WBO, WBC, WBA and IBF. As of January 2018, The Ring magazine ranked the best five featherweight/lightweight boxers as: 1. Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine); 2. Mikey Garcia (USA); 3. Guillermo Rigondeaux (Cuba); 4. Jorge Linares (Venezuela); 5. Leo Santa Cruz (USA).