List of WBA world champions

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List of WBA world champions is a table showing the world champions certificated by World Boxing Association (WBA). This list includes champions certificated by the National Boxing Association (NBA).

r – Champion relinquished title.
s – Champion stripped of title.


Minimumweight (Super belt: Leo Gamez)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 Venezuela Leo Gamez January 10, 1988 — 1989r 1
2 South Korea Bong-Jun Kim April 16, 1989 — February 2, 1991 5
3 South Korea Hi-Yong Choi February 2, 1991 — October 14, 1992 4
4 Japan Hideyuki Ohashi October 14, 1992 — February 10, 1993 0
5 Thailand Chana Porpaoin February 10, 1993 — December 2, 1995 8
6 Nicaragua Rosendo Álvarez December 2, 1995 — November 13, 1998 5
7 Mexico Ricardo López November 13, 1998 — July 1999r 0
8 Venezuela Noel Arambulet October 9, 1999 — August 20, 2000 1
9 Philippines Joma Gamboa August 20, 2000 — December 6, 2000 0
10 Japan Keitaro Hoshino December 6, 2000 — April 16, 2001 0
11 Thailand Chana Porpaoin April 16, 2001 — August 25, 2001 0
12 Japan Yutaka Niida August 25, 2001 — October 19, 2001r 0
13 Japan Keitaro Hoshino (2) January 29, 2002 — July 29, 2002 0
14 Venezuela Noel Arambulet (2) July 29, 2002 — July 2, 2004s 2
15 Japan Yutaka Niida (2) July 3, 2004 — September 15, 2008 7
I Japan Katsunari TakayamaInterim Champion November 7, 2006 — April 7, 2007 0
16 Nicaragua Roman Gonzalez September 15, 2008 – October 8, 2010r 3
17 Thailand Kwanthai Sithmorseng November 5, 2010 — April 19, 2011 0
I Mexico Sammy GutiérrezInterim Champion October 23, 2010 — May 21, 2011 0
18 Indonesia Muhammad Rachman April 19, 2011 — July 31, 2011 0
19 Thailand Pornsawan Porpramook July 30, 2011 — October 24, 2011 0
20 Japan Akira Yaegashi October 24, 2011 — June 24, 2012 0
I Thailand Paipharob KokietgymInterim Champion November 7, 2011 — May 10, 2012s 0
21 Japan Kazuto Ioka June 24, 2012 — October 10, 2012r 0
I Mexico Jesús SilvestreInterim Champion July 14, 2012 – September 11, 2013 1
22 Japan Ryo Miyazaki December 31, 2012 – December 27, 2013r 2
I South Africa Hekkie BudlerInterim Champion November 9, 2013 – March 1, 2014 1
23 South Africa Hekkie BudlerRegular Champion March 1, 2014 – present(promoted to Regular Champion March 1, 2014) 0

Light flyweight (Super belt: Myung-Woo Yuh)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 Panama Jaime Rios August 23, 1975 — July 2, 1976 1
2 Dominican Republic Juan Antonio Gúzman July 2, 1976 — October 10, 1976 0
3 Japan Yoko Gushiken October 10, 1976 — March 8, 1981 13
4 Mexico Pedro Flores March 8, 1981 — July 19, 1981 0
5 South Korea Hwan-Jin Kim July 19, 1981 — December 16, 1981 1
6 Japan Katsuo Tokashiki December 16, 1981 — July 10, 1983 5
7 Mexico Lupe Madera July 10, 1983 — May 19, 1984 1
8 Dominican Republic Francisco Quiróz May 19, 1984 — March 29, 1985 1
9 United States Joey Olivo March 29, 1985 — December 8, 1985 1
10 South Korea Myung-Woo Yuh December 8, 1985 — December 17, 1991 17
11 Japan Hiroki Ioka December 17, 1991 — November 18, 1992 2
12 South Korea Myung-Woo Yuh (2) November 18, 1992 — 1993r 1
13 Venezuela Leo Gamez October 21, 1993 — February 4, 1995 3
14 South Korea Hi-Yong Choi February 4, 1995 — January 13, 1996 1
15 Panama Carlos Murillo January 13, 1996 — May 21, 1996 1
16 Japan Keiji Yamaguchi May 21, 1996 — December 3, 1996 1
17 Thailand Pichitnoi Sitbangprachan December 3, 1996 — July 2000s 5
18 Colombia Beibis Mendoza August 12, 2000 — March 3, 2001 0
19 Nicaragua Rosendo Alvarez March 3, 2001 — October 2, 2004s 3
20 Panama Roberto Vásquez April 29, 2005 — 2006r 3
21 Japan Kōki Kameda August 2, 2006 — January 18, 2007r 1
22 Argentina Juan Carlos Reveco June 22, 2007 — December 8, 2007 1
23 France Brahim Asloum December 8, 2007 — 2008 (retired) 1
I Mexico Giovanni SeguraInterim Champion March 14, 2009 – June 5, 2009 0
24 Mexico Giovanni SeguraRegular Champion June 5, 2009 — August 28, 2010 (promoted to Regular Champion June 5, 2009) 4
25 Mexico Giovanni SeguraSuper Champion August 28, 2010 — November 26, 2010r (promoted to Regular Champion August 28, 2010) 0
I Nicaragua Roman GonzalezInterim Champion October 24, 2010 — November 30, 2012 0
26 Nicaragua Roman GonzalezRegular Champion February 4, 2011 – November 30, 2012 (promoted to Regular Champion February 4, 2011) 5
27 Nicaragua Roman GonzalezSuper Champion November 30, 2012 - January 14, 2014r(promoted to Super Champion November 30, 2012) 0
I Peru Alberto RosselInterim Champion April 14, 2012 – present 0
28 Japan Kazuto Ioka December 31, 2012 – February 28, 2014r 3

Flyweight (Super belt: Pascual Perez)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Fidel La Barba August 22, 1925 — October 22, 1927 1
2 United States Pinky Silverberg October 22, 1927 — 1927s 0
3 Canada Frenchy Belanger December 19, 1927 — February 6, 1928 0
4 United States Frankie Genaro February 6, 1928 — March 2, 1929 3
5 France Emile Pladner March 2, 1929 — April 18, 1929 3
6 United States Frankie Genaro (2) April 18, 1929 — October 26, 1931 9
7 Tunisia Victor Perez October 26, 1931 — October 31, 1932 0
8 United Kingdom Jackie Brown October 31, 1932 — September 9, 1935 4
9 United Kingdom Benny Lynch September 9, 1935 — June 29, 1938s 1
10 United Kingdom Peter Kane September 22, 1938 — June 19, 1943 1
11 United Kingdom Jackie Paterson June 19, 1943 — July 31, 1947s 1
12 United Kingdom Rinty Monaghan March 23, 1948 — March 30, 1950r 1
13 United Kingdom Terry Allen April 25, 1950 — August 1, 1950 0
14 United States Dado Marino August 1, 1950 — May 19, 1952 1
15 Japan Yoshio Shirai May 19, 1952 — November 26, 1954 4
16 Argentina Pascual Pérez November 26, 1954 — April 16, 1960 9
17 Thailand Pone Kingpetch April 16, 1960 — October 10, 1962 1
18 Japan Fighting Harada October 10, 1962 — January 12, 1963 0
19 Thailand Pone Kingpetch (2) January 12, 1963 — September 18, 1963 0
20 Japan Hiroyuki Ebihara September 18, 1963 — January 23, 1964 0
21 Thailand Pone Kingpetch (3) January 23, 1964 — April 23, 1965 0
22 Italy Salvatore Burruni April 23, 1965 — November 1965s 0
23 Argentina Horacio Accavallo March 1, 1966 — October 1, 1968r 3
24 Japan Hiroyuki Ebihara (2) March 30, 1969 — October 19, 1969 0
25 Philippines Bernabe Villacampo October 19, 1969 — April 5, 1970 0
26 Thailand Berkrerk Chartvanchai April 5, 1970 — October 22, 1970 0
27 Japan Masao Ohba October 22, 1970 — 1973r 0
28 Thailand Chartchai Chionoi May 17, 1973 — October 18, 1974 2
29 Japan Susumu Hanagata October 18, 1974 — April 1, 1975 0
30 Philippines Erbito Salavarria April 1, 1975 — February 27, 1976 1
31 Panama Alfonso Lopez February 27, 1976 — October 2, 1976 1
32 Mexico Guty Espadas October 2, 1976 — August 12, 1978 4
33 Venezuela Betulio González August 12, 1978 — November 17, 1979 3
34 Panama Luis Ibarra November 17, 1979 — February 17, 1980 0
35 South Korea Tae-Shik Kim February 17, 1980 — December 13, 1980 1
36 South Africa Peter Mathebula December 13, 1980 — March 28, 1981 0
37 Argentina Santos Benigno Laciar March 28, 1981 — June 6, 1981 0
38 Panama Luis Ibarra (2) June 6, 1981 — September 26, 1981 0
39 Mexico Juan Herrera September 26, 1981 — May 1, 1982 1
40 Argentina Santos Benigno Laciar (2) May 1, 1982 — July 19, 1985r 9
41 Panama Hilario Zapata October 5, 1985 — February 13, 1987 5
42 Colombia Fidel Bassa February 13, 1987 — September 30, 1989 6
43 Venezuela Jesús Kiki Rojas September 30, 1989 — March 10, 1990 0
44 South Korea Yul-Woo Lee March 10, 1990 — July 29, 1990 0
45 Japan Leopard Tamakuma July 29, 1990 — March 14, 1991 1
46 Colombia Elvis Álvarez March 14, 1991 — June 1, 1991 1
47 South Korea Yong-Kang Kim June 1, 1991 — September 26, 1992 2
48 Venezuela Aquiles Guzman September 26, 1992 — December 15, 1992 0
49 Venezuela David Griman December 15, 1992 — February 13, 1994 2
50 Thailand Saen Sor Ploenchit February 13, 1994 — November 24, 1996 9
51 Venezuela Jose Bonilla November 24, 1996 — May 29, 1998 3
52 Argentina Hugo Rafael Soto May 29, 1998 — March 13, 1999 0
53 Venezuela Leo Gamez March 13, 1999 — September 3, 1999 0
54 Thailand Sornpichai Kratingdaenggym September 3, 1999 — August 5, 2000 1
55 Puerto Rico Eric Morel August 5, 2000 — December 6, 2003 5
56 Venezuela Lorenzo Parra December 6, 2003 — March 19, 2007 5
57 Japan Takefumi Sakata March 19, 2007 — December 31, 2008 4
58 Thailand Denkaosan Kaovichit December 31, 2008 — February 7, 2010 2
59 Japan Daiki Kameda February 7, 2010 — January 4, 2011 2
I Panama Luis ConcepcionInterim Champion October 2, 2010 — January 4, 2011 2
60 Panama Luis Concepcion January 4, 2011 — April 2, 2011 1
61 Mexico Hernán Márquez April 2, 2011 — November 17, 2012 2
62 United States Brian ViloriaSuper Champion November 17, 2012 — April 6, 2013 0
63 Mexico Juan Francisco EstradaSuper Champion April 6, 2013 — Present 2
I Venezuela Jean Piero PérezInterim Champion January 29, 2011 — June 10, 2011 0
I Argentina Juan Carlos RevecoInterim Champion June 10, 2011 — November 17, 2012 2
64 Argentina Juan Carlos RevecoRegular Champion November 17, 2012 – present (promoted to Regular Champion November 17, 2012) 4
I Thailand Kompayak PorpramookInterim Champion April 26, 2013 – August 1, 2013 0
I Japan Koki EtoInterim Champion August 1, 2013 – November 29, 2013 0
I Thailand Yodmongkol Vor SaengthepInterim Champion November 29, 2013 – present 1

Super flyweight (Super belt: Khaosai Galaxy)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 Argentina Gustavo Ballas September 12, 1981 — December 5, 1981 0
2 Panama Rafael Pedroza December 5, 1981 — April 8, 1982 0
3 Japan Jiro Watanabe April 8, 1982 — July 5, 1984s 6
4 Thailand Khaosai Galaxy November 21, 1984 — 1992r 19
5 Japan Katsuya Onizuka April 10, 1992 — September 18, 1994 5
6 South Korea Hyung-Chul Lee September 18, 1994 — July 22, 1995 1
7 Venezuela Alimi Goitia July 22, 1995 — August 24, 1996 3
8 Thailand Yokthai Sithoar August 24, 1996 — December 23, 1997 4
9 Japan Satoshi Iida December 23, 1997 — December 23, 1998 2
10 Venezuela Jesús Kiki Rojas December 23, 1998 — July 31, 1999 1
11 Japan Hideki Todaka July 31, 1999 — October 9, 2000 2
12 Venezuela Leo Gamez October 9, 2000 — March 11, 2001 0
13 Japan Celes Kobayashi March 11, 2001 — March 9, 2002 1
14 Venezuela Alexander Muñoz March 9, 2002 — December 3, 2004 3
15 Mexico Martín Castillo December 3, 2004 — July 22, 2006 3
16 Japan Nobuo Nashiro July 22, 2006 — May 3, 2007 1
17 Venezuela Alexander Munoz (2) May 3, 2007 — May 17, 2008 2
18 Mexico Cristian MijaresSuper Champion May 17, 2008 — November 1, 2008 1
I Philippines Nonito DonaireInterim Champion August 15, 2009 — October 15, 2010 2
19 Japan Nobuo Nashiro (2) – Regular Champion September 15, 2008 — May 8, 2010 2
20 Armenia Vic DarchinyanSuper Champion November 1, 2008— May 8, 2010 3
21 Mexico Hugo CázaresRegular Champion May 8, 2010 — August 31, 2011 4
I Philippines Drian FranciscoInterim Champion November 30, 2010 — May 1, 2011 0
22 Japan Tomonobu ShimizuRegular Champion August 31, 2011 — April 4, 2012 0
I Thailand Tepparith KokietgymInterim Champion May 1, 2011 — November 14, 2011 0
23 Thailand Tepparith KokietgymRegular Champion November 14, 2011 – December 31, 2012 (promoted to Regular Champion November 14, 2011 ) 3
24 Japan Kohei KonoRegular Champion December 31, 2012 – May 6, 2013 0
I Venezuela Liborio SolísInterim Champion December 10, 2011 – May 6, 2013 0
25 Venezuela Liborio SolísRegular Champion May 6, 2013 – December 2, 2013s (promoted to Regular Champion November 14, 2011 ) 0
I Thailand Denkaosan KaovichitInterim Champion September 3, 2013 – present 0

Bantamweight (Super belt: Eder Jofre)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Joe Lynch December 22, 1922 — March 21, 1924 1
2 United States Abe Goldstein March 21, 1924 — December 19, 1924 4
3 United States Eddie Martin December 19, 1924 — March 20, 1925 2
4 United States Charley Rosenberg March 20, 1925 — 1927r 2
5 United States Bud Taylor June 24, 1927 — January 24, 1928r 0
6 Panama Panama Al Brown June 18, 1929 — April 1935s 6
7 Puerto Rico Sixto Escobar August 7, 1935 — August 26, 1935 0
8 United States Lou Salica August 26, 1935 — November 15, 1935 0
9 Puerto Rico Sixto Escobar (2) November 15, 1935 — September 23, 1937 3
10 United States Harry Jeffra September 23, 1937 — February 20, 1938 0
11 Puerto Rico Sixto Escobar (3) February 20, 1938 — October 4, 1939r 1
12 United States Georgie Pace October 29, 1939 — September 24, 1940 0
13 United States Lou Salica (2) September 24, 1940 — August 7, 1942 5
14 United States Manuel Ortiz August 7, 1942 — January 6, 1947 14
15 United States Harold Dade January 6, 1947 — March 11, 1947 0
16 United States Manuel Ortiz (2) March 11, 1947 — May 31, 1950 4
17 South Africa Vic Toweel May 31, 1950 — November 15, 1952 3
18 Australia Jimmy Carruthers November 15, 1952 — May 2, 1954r 3
19 France Robert Cohen September 19, 1954 — 1955s 0
20 Mexico Raul Macias March 9, 1955 — November 6, 1957 2
21 France Alphonse Halimi November 6, 1957 — July 8, 1959 0
22 Mexico Jose Becerra July 8, 1959 — August 30, 1960r 2
23 Brazil Eder Jofre November 18, 1960 — May 18, 1965 8
24 Japan Fighting Harada May 18, 1965 — February 27, 1968 4
25 Australia Lionel Rose February 27, 1968 — August 22, 1969 3
26 Mexico Rubén Olivares August 22, 1969 — October 16, 1970 2
27 Mexico Chucho Castillo October 16, 1970 — April 2, 1971 0
28 Mexico Rubén Olivares (2) April 2, 1971 — March 19, 1972 2
29 Mexico Rafael Herrera March 19, 1972 — July 29, 1972 0
30 Panama Enrique Pinder July 29, 1972 — January 20, 1973 0
31 Mexico Romeo Anaya January 20, 1973 — November 3, 1973 2
32 South Africa Arnold Taylor November 3, 1973 — July 3, 1974 0
33 South Korea Soo-Hwan Hong July 3, 1974 — March 14, 1975 1
34 Mexico Alfonso Zamora March 14, 1975 — November 19, 1977 5
35 Panama Jorge Luján November 19, 1977 — August 29, 1980 5
36 Puerto Rico Julian Solís August 29, 1980 — November 14, 1980 0
37 United States Jeff Chandler November 14, 1980 — April 7, 1984 9
38 United States Richie Sandoval April 7, 1984 — March 10, 1986 2
39 United States Gaby Canizales March 10, 1986 — June 4, 1986 0
40 Venezuela Bernardo Pinango June 4, 1986 — 1987r 3
41 Japan Takuya Muguruma March 29, 1987 — May 24, 1987 0
42 South Korea Chan-Yong Park May 24, 1987 — October 4, 1987 0
43 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Vazquez October 4, 1987 — May 9, 1988 1
44 Thailand Kaokor Galaxy May 9, 1988 — August 14, 1988 0
45 South Korea Sung-Kil Moon August 14, 1988 — July 9, 1989 2
46 Thailand Kaokor Galaxy (2) July 9, 1989 — October 18, 1989 0
47 Philippines Luisito Espinosa October 18, 1989 — October 19, 1991 2
48 Venezuela Israel Contreras October 19, 1991 — March 15, 1992 0
49 United States Eddie Cook March 15, 1992 — October 9, 1992 0
50 Colombia Jorge Julio Rocha October 9, 1992 — October 23, 1993 2
51 United States Junior Jones October 23, 1993 — April 22, 1994 1
52 United States John Michael Johnson April 22, 1994 — July 16, 1994 0
53 Thailand Daorung Chuvatana July 16, 1994 — September 17, 1995 2
54 Thailand Veeraphol Sahaprom September 17, 1995 — January 28, 1996 0
55 Ghana Nana Konadu January 28, 1996 — October 27, 1996 0
56 Thailand Daorung Chuvatana (2) October 27, 1996 — June 21, 1997 1
57 Ghana Nana Konadu (2) June 21, 1997 — December 5, 1998 1
58 United States Johnny Tapia December 5, 1998 — June 26, 1999 0
59 United States Paulie Ayala June 26, 1999 — August 7, 2001s 3
60 Venezuela Eidy Moya October 14, 2001 — April 19, 2002 1
61 Denmark Johnny Bredahl April 19, 2002 — October 11, 2004r 3
62 Ukraine Wladimir Sidorenko February 26, 2005 — May 31, 2008 6
63 Panama Anselmo MorenoSuper Champion May 31, 2008 — Present 12
64 Japan Koki KamedaRegular Champion December 26, 2010 — December 6, 2013r 8
I Mexico Hugo RuizInterim Champion January 22, 2011 — December 4, 2012 4

Super bantamweight (Super belt: Wilfredo Gomez)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 South Korea Soo-Hwan Hong January 26, 1977 — May 7, 1978 1
2 Colombia Ricardo Cardona May 7, 1978 — May 4, 1980 5
3 United States Leo Randolph May 4, 1980 — August 9, 1980 0
4 Argentina Sergio Victor Palma August 9, 1980 — June 12, 1982 5
5 Dominican Republic Leo Cruz June 12, 1982 — February 22, 1984 3
6 Italy Loris Stecca February 22, 1984 — May 26, 1984 0
7 Puerto Rico Victor Callejas May 26, 1984 — 1986r 2
8 United States Louie Espinoza January 11, 1987 — November 28, 1987 2
9 Dominican Republic Julio Gervacio November 28, 1987 — February 27, 1988 0
10 Venezuela Bernardo Pinango February 27, 1988 — May 28, 1988 0
11 Mexico Juan Jose Estrada May 28, 1988 — November 11, 1989 3
12 Philippines Jesús Salud November 11, 1989 — 1990r 0
13 Colombia Luis Enrique Mendoza September 11, 1990 — October 7, 1991 4
14 Mexico Raúl Pérez October 7, 1991 — March 27, 1992 0
15 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Vázquez March 27, 1992 — May 13, 1995 9
16 Venezuela Antonio Cermeño May 13, 1995 — 1998r 7
17 Mexico Enrique Sánchez February 8, 1998 — December 12, 1998 0
18 Mexico Néstor Garza December 12, 1998 — March 4, 2000 2
19 United States Clarence Adams March 4, 2000 — 2001s 2
20 Venezuela Yober Ortega November 17, 2001 — February 21, 2002 0
21 Thailand Yoddamrong Sithyodthong February 21, 2002 — May 18, 2002 0
22 Japan Osamu Sato May 18, 2002 — October 9, 2002 0
23 France Algeria Salim Medjkoune October 9, 2002 — July 4, 2003 1
24 France Mahyar Monshipour July 4, 2003 — March 18, 2006 5
25 Thailand Somsak Sithchatchawal March 18, 2006 — October 4, 2006 0
26 Panama Celestino CaballeroSuper Champion October 4, 2006 — Present 8
27 Panama Ricardo CordobaRegular Champion November 21, 2008 — March 21, 2009 0
28 Republic of Ireland Bernard DunneRegular Champion March 21, 2009 — September 26, 2009 0
29 Thailand Poonsawat KratingdaenggymRegular Champion September 26, 2009 — October 2, 2010 3
30 South Korea Ryol Li LeeRegular Champion October 2, 2010 — January 31, 2010 0
31 Japan Akifumi ShimodaRegular Champion January 31, 2010 — July 9, 2011 0
32 United States Rico RamosRegular Champion July 9, 2011 – January 20, 2012 0
I Cuba Guillermo RigondeauxInterim Champion November 13, 2010 — January 20, 2012 2
33 Cuba Guillermo RigondeauxRegular Champion January 20, 2012 – April 13, 2013 (promoted to Regular Champion January 20, 2012) 3
34 Cuba Guillermo RigondeauxSuper Champion April 13, 2013 – present(promoted to Super Champion April 13, 2013) 1
I United Kingdom Scott QuiggInterim Champion November 24, 2012 – September 5, 2013 0
35 United Kingdom Scott QuiggRegular Champion September 5, 2013 – present(promoted to Regular Champion September 5, 2013) 2
I Venezuela Nehomar CermeñoInterim Champion August 10, 2013 – present 0

Featherweight (Super belt: Eusebio Pedroza)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Benny Bass September 12, 1927 — February 10, 1928 0
2 United States Tony Canzoneri February 10, 1928 — September 28, 1928 0
3 United States Andre Routis September 28, 1928 — September 23, 1929 1
4 United States Battling Battalino September 23, 1929 — January 27, 1932r 0
5 United States Tommy Paul May 26, 1932 — January 13, 1933 0
6 United States Freddie Miller January 13, 1933 — May 11, 1936 12
7 United States Petey Sarron May 11, 1936 — October 29, 1937 2
8 United States Henry Armstrong October 29, 1937 — 1937r 0
9 United States Joey Archibald April 18, 1939 — April 1940s 0
10 United States Petey Scalzo May 15, 1940 — July 1, 1941 2
11 United States Richie Lemos July 1, 1941 — November 18, 1941 0
12 United States Jackie Wilson November 18, 1941 — January 18, 1943 1
13 Canada Jackie Callura January 18, 1943 — August 16, 1943 1
14 United States Phil Terranova August 16, 1943 — March 10, 1944 1
15 United States Sal Bartolo March 10, 1944 — June 7, 1946 3
16 United States Willie Pep June 7, 1946 — October 29, 1948 2
17 United States Sandy Saddler October 29, 1948 — February 11, 1949 2
18 United States Willie Pep (2) February 11, 1949 — September 8, 1950 3
19 United States Sandy Saddler (2) September 8, 1950 — 1953r 1
20 United States Sandy Saddler (3) February 25, 1955 — 1956r 1
21 Mexico Sugar Ramos March 21, 1963 — September 26, 1964 3
22 Mexico Vicente Saldivar September 26, 1964 — 1967r 7
23 United States Raul Rojas March 28, 1968 — September 27, 1968 0
24 Japan Shozo Saijo September 27, 1968 — September 2, 1971 5
25 Venezuela Antonio Gomez September 2, 1971 — August 19, 1972 1
26 Panama Ernesto Marcel August 19, 1972 — February 16, 1974r 4
27 Mexico Rubén Olivares July 9, 1974 — November 23, 1974 0
28 Nicaragua Alexis Argüello November 23, 1974 — 1976r 4
29 Panama Rafael Ortega January 15, 1977 — December 17, 1977 1
30 Spain Cecilio Lastra December 17, 1977 — April 15, 1978 0
31 Panama Eusebio Pedroza April 15, 1978 — June 8, 1985 19
32 Republic of Ireland Barry McGuigan June 8, 1985 — June 23, 1986 2
33 United States Steve Cruz June 23, 1986 — March 6, 1987 0
34 Venezuela Antonio Esparragoza March 6, 1987 — March 30, 1991 7
35 South Korea Yong-Kyun Park March 30, 1991 — December 4, 1993 8
36 Venezuela Eloy Rojas December 4, 1993 — May 18, 1996 6
37 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Vázquez May 18, 1996 — 1997s 4
38 United States Freddie Norwood April 3, 1998 — 1998s 2
39 Venezuela Antonio Cermeño October 3, 1998 — May 29, 1999 1
40 United States Freddie Norwood (2) May 29, 1999 — September 9, 2000 3
41 United States Derrick Gainer September 9, 2000 — November 1, 2003 3
42 Mexico Juan Manuel MarquezSuper Champion November 1, 2003 — 2005s 3
43 Indonesia Chris JohnSuper Champion/Became Super Belt November 1, 2003 — December 16, 2013 18
44 Cuba Yuriorkis GamboaUnified Champion July 23, 2009 — June 11, 2011s 5
45 Argentina Jonathan Victor BarrosRegular Champion December 4, 2010 — October 14, 2011 2
46 Panama Celestino CaballeroRegular Champion October 14, 2011 – October 7, 2012r 1
47 Jamaica Nicholas WaltersRegular Champion December 9, 2012 – present 1
I Dominican Republic Javier FortunaInterim Champion December 8, 2012 – April 18, 2013s 0
I Argentina Jesus CuellarInterim Champion August 23, 2013 – present 0
48 South Africa Simpiwe VetyekaSuper Champion December 6, 2013 – May 31, 2014 0
49 Philippines Nonito DonaireSuper Champion May 31, 2014 – present 0

Super featherweight (Super belt: Gabriel Elorde)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Johnny Dundee November 18, 1921 — May 30, 1923 4
2 United States Jack Bernstein May 30, 1923 — December 17, 1923 1
3 United States Johnny Dundee (2) December 17, 1923 — June 20, 1924 0
4 United States Steve Sullivan June 20, 1924 — December 15, 1924 2
5 United States Mike Ballerino December 15, 1924 — December 2, 1925 3
6 United States Tod Morgan December 2, 1925 — December 20, 1929 12
7 United States Benny Bass December 20, 1929 — July 15, 1931 1
8 Cuba Eligio "Kid Chocolate" Sardiñas July 15, 1931 — September 1932 (title discontinued) 4
9 United States Harold Gomes July 20, 1959 — March 16, 1960 4
10 Philippines Gabriel Elorde March 16, 1960 — June 15, 1967 10
11 Japan Yoshiaki Numata June 15, 1967 — December 14, 1967 0
12 Japan Hiroshi Kobayashi December 14, 1967 — July 29, 1971 6
13 Venezuela Alfredo Marcano July 29, 1971 — April 25, 1972 1
14 Philippines Ben Villaflor April 25, 1972 — March 12, 1973 1
15 Japan Kuniaki Shibata March 12, 1973 — October 17, 1973 1
16 Philippines Ben Villaflor (2) October 17, 1973 — October 16, 1976 5
17 Puerto Rico Samuel Serrano October 16, 1976 — August 2, 1980 10
18 Japan Yasutsune Uehara August 2, 1980 — April 9, 1981 1
19 Puerto Rico Samuel Serrano (2) April 9, 1981 — January 19, 1983 3
20 United States Roger Mayweather January 19, 1983 — February 26, 1984 2
21 United States Rocky Lockridge February 26, 1984 — May 19, 1985 2
22 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Gómez May 19, 1985 — May 24, 1986 0
23 Panama Alfredo Layne May 24, 1986 — September 27, 1986 0
24 South Africa Brian Mitchell September 27, 1986 — 1991s 12
25 United States Joey Gamache June 28, 1991 — 1991r 0
26 United States Genaro Hernandez June 28, 1991 — April 1995r 8
27 South Korea Yong-Soo Choi October 21, 1995 — September 5, 1998 7
28 Japan Takanori Hatakeyama September 5, 1998 — October 31, 1999 1
29 Mongolia Lakva Sim June 27, 1999 — October 31, 1999 0
30 South Korea Jong-Kwon Baek October 31, 1999 — May 21, 2000 1
31 Cuba Joel Casamayor May 21, 2000 — January 12, 2002 4
32 Brazil Acelino FreitasSuper Champion January 12, 2002 — August 9, 2003r 3
33 Thailand Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai April 13, 2002 — April 30, 2005 3
34 Panama Vicente Mosquera April 30, 2005 — August 5, 2006 1
35 Venezuela Edwin Valero August 5, 2006 — September 3, 2008r 4
36 Venezuela Jorge Linares November 28, 2008 — October 10, 2009 1
37 Mexico Juan Carlos Salgado October 10, 2009 — January 11, 2010 0
38 Japan Takashi Uchiyama January 11, 2010 — Present 8
I Mexico Jorge SolisInterim Champion May 8, 2010 — December 31, 2011 2
I Costa Rica Bryan VázquezInterim Champion November 28, 2011 — December 31, 2012 1
I Cuba Yuriorkis GamboaInterim Champion December 8, 2012 — May 4, 2013r 0
I Costa Rica Bryan VázquezInterim Champion October 26, 2013 — Present 0

Lightweight (Super belt: Roberto Duran)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Benny Leonard May 18, 19171 — January 15, 1925r 9
2 United States Jimmy Goodrich July 13, 1925 — December 7, 1925 0
3 United States Rocky Kansas December 7, 1925 — July 3, 1926 1
4 United States Sammy Mandel July 3, 1926 — July 17, 1930 4
5 United States Al Singer July 17, 1930 — November 14, 1930 0
6 United States Tony Canzoneri November 14, 1930 — June 23, 1933 4
7 United States Barney Ross June 23, 1933 — April 9, 1935r 1
8 United States Tony Canzoneri (2) May 10, 1935 — September 3, 1936 1
9 United States Lou Ambers September 3, 1936 — August 17, 1938 2
10 United States Henry Armstrong August 17, 1938 — August 22, 1939 1
11 United States Lou Ambers (2) August 22, 1939 — May 10, 1940 0
12 United States Lew Jenkins May 10, 1940 — December 19, 1941 1
13 United States Sammy Angott December 19, 1941 — November 13, 1942r 1
14 United States Beau Jack November 19, 1943 — March 3, 1944r 0
15 Mexico Juan Zurita March 8, 1944 — April 18, 1945 0
16 United States Ike Williams April 18, 1945 — May 25, 1951 7
17 United States Jimmy Carter May 25, 1951 — April 1, 1952 2
18 Mexico Lauro Salas April 1, 1952 — October 15, 1952 1
19 United States Jimmy Carter (2) October 15, 1952 — March 5, 1954 3
20 United States Paddy DeMarco March 5, 1954 — November 17, 1954 0
21 United States Jimmy Carter (3) November 17, 1954 — June 29, 1955 0
22 United States Wallace Smith June 29, 1955 — August 24, 1956 1
23 United States Joe Brown August 24, 1956 — April 21, 1962 10
24 Puerto Rico Carlos Ortiz April 21, 1962 — April 10, 1965 4
25 Panama Ismael Laguna April 10, 1965 — November 13, 1965 0
26 Puerto Rico Carlos Ortiz (2) November 13, 1965 — June 29, 1968 5
27 Dominican Republic Carlos Teo Cruz June 29, 1968 — February 18, 1969 1
28 United States Mando Ramos February 18, 1969 — March 3, 1970 1
29 Panama Ismael Laguna (2) March 3, 1970 — September 26, 1970 1
30 United Kingdom Ken Buchanan September 26, 1970 — June 26, 1972 2
31 Panama Roberto Durán June 26, 1972 — January 1979r 12
32 Venezuela Ernesto España June 16, 1979 — March 2, 1980 1
33 United States Hilmer Kenty March 2, 1980 — April 12, 1981 3
34 United States Sean O'Grady April 12, 1981 — 1981r 0
35 Trinidad and Tobago Claude Noel September 12, 1981 — December 5, 1981 0
36 United States Arturo Frias December 5, 1981 — May 8, 1982 1
37 United States Ray Mancini May 8, 1982 — June 1, 1984 4
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis Livingstone Bramble June 1, 1984 — September 26, 1986 2
39 Puerto Rico Edwin Rosario September 26, 1986 — November 21, 1987 1
40 Mexico Julio César Chávez November 21, 1987 — 1989r 2
41 Puerto Rico Edwin Rosario (2) July 9, 1989 — May 4, 1990 0
42 Puerto Rico Juan Nazario May 4, 1990 — August 11, 1990 0
43 United States Pernell Whitaker August 11, 1990 — 1992r 3
44 United States Joey Gamache June 13, 1992 — October 24, 1992 0
45 United States Tony Lopez October 24, 1992 — June 26, 1993 1
46 South Africa Dingaan Thobela June 26, 1993 — October 30, 1993 0
47 Kyrgyzstan Orzubek Nazarov October 30, 1993 — May 16, 1998 6
48 France Jean Baptiste Mendy May 16, 1998 — April 10, 1999 1
49 France Julien Lorcy April 10, 1999 — August 7, 1999 0
50 Italy Stefano Zoff August 7, 1999 — November 13, 1999 0
51 Venezuela Gilberto Serrano November 13, 1999 — June 11, 2000 1
52 Japan Takanori Hatakeyama June 11, 2000 — July 1, 2001 2
53 France Julien Lorcy (2) July 1, 2001 — October 18, 2001 0
54 Argentina Raul Horacio Balbi October 18, 2001 — January 5, 2002 0
55 Romania Leonard Doroftei January 5, 2002 — 2004r 2
56 Mongolia Lakva Sim April 10, 2004 — July 17, 2004 0
57 United States Juan DíazSuper Champion July 17, 2004 — March 8, 2008 7
58 Mexico Jose AlfaroRegular Champion December 29, 2007 — May 19, 2008 0
59 United States Nate CampbellSuper Champion March 8, 2008 — January 10, 2009r 0
60 Japan Yusuke KoboriRegular Champion May 19, 2008 — January 3, 2009 0
61 Namibia Paulus MosesRegular Champion January 3, 2009 — May 29, 2010 1
62 Mexico Juan Manuel MárquezSuper Champion February 28, 2009 — January 8, 2012s 2
63 Venezuela Miguel AcostaRegular Champion May 29, 2010 — February 26, 2011 1
64 United States Brandon RiosRegular Champion February 26, 2011 — December 2, 2011s 1
65 United States Robert GuerreroInterim Champion April 9, 2011 — May 3, 2012s 0
I Cuba Richard AbrilInterim Champion May 3, 2012 — February 28, 2013 0
66 Cuba Richard AbrilRegular Champion February 28, 2013 — present (promoted to Regular Champion February 28, 2013) 1
I Cuba Yuriorkis GamboaInterim Champion June 11, 2013 — present 0

Super lightweight (Super belt: Antonio Cervantes)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Pinky Mitchell January 30, 1923 — March 27, 1925 2
2 United States James Herring March 27, 1925 — March 30, 1925s 0
3 United States Mushy Callahan September 21, 1926 — February 18, 1930 2
4 United Kingdom Jack Kid Berg February 18, 1930 — April 24, 1931 7
5 United States Tony Canzoneri April 24, 1931 — January 18, 1932 2
6 United States Johnny Jadick January 18, 1932 — September 1932 (title discontinued) 1
7 United States Eddie Perkins September 14, 1962 — December 15, 1962 0
8 Italy Duilio Loi December 15, 1962 — January 1963r 0
9 Philippines Roberto Cruz March 21, 1963 — June 15, 1963 0
10 United States Eddie Perkins (2) June 15, 1963 — January 18, 1965 2
11 Venezuela Carlos Hernández January 18, 1965 — April 29, 1966 2
12 Italy Sandro Lopopolo April 29, 1966 — April 30, 1967 1
13 United States Takeshi Fuji April 30, 1967 — December 12, 1968 1
14 Argentina Nicolino Locche December 12, 1968 — March 10, 1972 5
15 Panama Alfonso Frazer March 10, 1972 — October 28, 1972 0
16 Colombia Antonio Cervantes October 28, 1972 — March 6, 1976 10
17 Puerto Rico Wilfred Benítez March 6, 1976 — July 1977s 2
18 Colombia Antonio Cervantes (2) June 25, 1977 — August 2, 1980 6
19 United States Aaron Pryor August 2, 1980 — September 9, 1983r 8
20 United States Johnny Bumphus January 22, 1984 — June 1, 1984 0
21 United States Gene Hatcher June 1, 1984 — July 21, 1985 1
22 Argentina Ubaldo Nestor Sacco July 21, 1985 — March 15, 1986 0
23 Italy Patrizio Oliva March 15, 1986 — July 4, 1987 2
24 Argentina Juan Martin Coggi July 4, 1987 — August 17, 1990 4
25 United States Loreto Garza August 17, 1990 — June 14, 1991 1
26 Puerto Rico Edwin Rosario June 14, 1991 — April 10, 1992 0
27 Japan Akinobu Hiranaka April 10, 1992 — September 9, 1992 0
28 Philippines Morris East September 9, 1992 — January 12, 1993 0
29 Argentina Juan Martin Coggi (2) January 12, 1993 — September 17, 1994 6
30 United States Frankie Randall September 17, 1994 — January 13, 1996 2
31 Argentina Juan Martin Coggi (3) January 13, 1996 — August 16, 1996 0
32 United States Frankie Randall (2) August 16, 1996 — January 11, 1997 0
33 Morocco Khalid Rahilou January 11, 1997 — October 10, 1998 2
34 United States Sharmba Mitchell October 10, 1998 — September 16, 2000 4
35 Australia Kostya TszyuSuper Champion September 16, 2000 — 2003r 4
36 Cuba Diosbelys HurtadoRegular Champion May 11, 2002 — October 19, 2002 0
37 Guyana Vivian HarrisRegular Champion October 19, 2002 — June 25, 2005 3
38 Colombia Carlos Maussa June 25, 2005 — November 26, 2005 0
39 United Kingdom Ricky Hatton November 26, 2005 — May 4, 2006r 1
40 France Souleymane M'baye September 2, 2006 — July 21, 2007 1
41 United Kingdom Gavin Rees July 21, 2007 — March 22, 2008 0
42 Ukraine Andreas Kotelnik March 22, 2008 — July 18, 2009 2
43 United Kingdom Amir KhanRegular Champion July 18, 2009 — July 23, 2011 5
44 United Kingdom Amir KhanSuper Champion July 23, 2011 — December 10, 2011 5
I Argentina Marcos René MaidanaInterim Champion April 9, 2011 — July 23, 2011 1
45 Argentina Marcos René MaidanaRegular Champion July 23, 2011 — July 16, 2012r 1
I Venezuela Johan PérezInterim Champion December 10, 2011 — July 21, 2012 0
45 United States Lamont PetersonSuper Champion December 10, 2011 — June 27, 2012 0
46 United Kingdom Amir KhanSuper Champion July 11, 2012 — July 14, 2012 0
47 United States Danny GarcíaSuper Champion July 14, 2012 — present 0
I Mexico Pablo César CanoInterim Champion July 21, 2012 — November , 2012s 0
48 Russia Khabib AllakhverdievSuper Champion November 30, 2012 — April 12, 2014 1
I Venezuela Johan PérezInterim Champion November 30, 2012 — present 0
49 United States Jessie VargasSuper Champion April 12, 2014 — present 0

Welterweight (Super belt: Sugar Ray Robinson)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Jack Britton March 17, 19191 — November 1, 1922 14
2 United States Mickey Walker November 1, 1922 — May 20, 1926 6
3 United States Pete Latzo May 20, 1926 — June 3, 1927 1
4 United States Joe Dundee June 3, 1927 — November 18, 1927s 1
5 United States Jackie Fields March 25, 1929 — May 9, 1930 1
6 United States Jack Thompson May 9, 1930 — September 5, 1930 0
7 United States Tommy Freeman September 5, 1930 — April 14, 1931 0
8 United States Jack Thompson (2) April 14, 1931 — October 23, 1931 0
9 Canada Lou Brouillard October 23, 1931 — January 28, 1932 0
10 United States Jackie Fields (2) January 28, 1932 — February 22, 1933 0
11 United States Young Corbett III February 22, 1933 — May 29, 1933 0
12 Republic of Ireland / Canada Jimmy McLarnin May 29, 1933 — May 28, 1934 0
13 United States Barney Ross May 28, 1934 — September 17, 1934 0
14 Canada Jimmy McLarnin (2) September 17, 1934 — May 28, 1935 0
15 United States Barney Ross (2) May 28, 1935 — May 31, 1938 2
16 United States Henry Armstrong May 31, 1938 — October 4, 1940 18
17 United States Fritzie Zivic October 4, 1940 — July 29, 1941 1
18 United States Freddie Cochrane July 29, 1941 — February 1, 1946 0
19 United States Marty Servo February 1, 1946 — September 1946r 0
20 United States Sugar Ray Robinson December 20, 1946 — August 1950r 5
21 United States Johnny Bratton March 14, 1951 — May 18, 1951 0
22 Cuba Kid Gavilan May 18, 1951 — October 20, 1954 7
23 United States Johnny Saxton October 20, 1954 — April 1, 1955 3
24 United States Tony DeMarco April 1, 1955 — June 10, 1955 0
25 United States Carmen Basilio June 10, 1955 — March 14, 1956 1
26 United States Johnny Saxton (2) March 14, 1956 — September 12, 1956 0
27 United States Carmen Basilio (2) September 12, 1956 — 1957r 1
28 United States Virgil Akins June 6, 1958 — December 5, 1958 0
29 United States Don Jordan December 5, 1958 — May 27, 1960 2
30 Cuba Benny Paret May 27, 1960 — April 1, 1961 1
31 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith April 1, 1961 — September 30, 1961 0
32 Cuba Benny Paret (2) September 30, 1961 — March 24, 1962 0
33 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith (2) March 24, 1962 — March 21, 1963 0
34 Cuba Luis Manuel Rodríguez March 21, 1963 — June 8, 1963 0
35 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith (3) June 8, 1963 — April 25, 1966r 4
36 United States Curtis Cokes August 24, 1966 — April 18, 1969 5
37 Mexico José Nápoles April 18, 1969 — December 3, 1970 3
38 United States Billy Backus December 3, 1970 — June 4, 1971 0
39 Mexico José Nápoles (2) June 4, 1971 — May 1975r 9
40 Puerto Rico Ángel Espada June 28, 1975 — July 17, 1976 1
41 Mexico José Cuevas July 17, 1976 — August 2, 1980 11
42 United States Thomas Hearns August 2, 1980 — September 16, 1981 3
43 United States Sugar Ray Leonard September 16, 1981 — November 9, 1982r 1
44 United States Donald Curry February 13, 1983 — September 27, 1986 7
45 United Kingdom Lloyd Honeyghan September 27, 1986 — 1987r 0
46 United States Mark Breland February 6, 1987 — August 22, 1987 0
47 United States Marlon Starling August 22, 1987 — July 29, 1988 2
48 Colombia Tomas Molinares July 29, 1988 — December 12, 1988r 0
49 United States Mark Breland (2) February 4, 1989 — July 8, 1990 4
50 United States Aaron Davis July 8, 1990 — January 19, 1991 0
51 United States Meldrick Taylor January 19, 1991 — October 31, 1992 2
52 Venezuela Crisanto España October 31, 1992 — June 4, 1994 2
53 Ghana Ike Quartey June 4, 1994 — 1998s 7
54 United States James Page October 10, 1998 — 2000s 3
55 Guyana Andrew Lewis February 17, 2001 — March 30, 2002 2
56 Nicaragua Ricardo MayorgaSuper Champion March 30, 2002 — December 13, 2003 2
57 United States Jose Antonio RiveraRegular Champion September 13, 2003 — April 2, 2005 0
58 United States Cory SpinksSuper Champion December 13, 2003 — February 5, 2005 2
59 United States Zab JudahSuper Champion February 5, 2005 — January 7, 2006 1
60 United States Luis CollazoRegular Champion April 2, 2005 — May 13, 2006 1
61 United Kingdom Ricky Hatton May 13, 2006 — August 31, 2006r 0
62 Puerto Rico Miguel Cotto December 2, 2006 — July 26, 2008 4
63 Mexico Antonio MargaritoSuper champion July 26, 2008 — January 24, 2009 0
64 Ukraine Yuriy NuzhnenkoRegular Champion October 3, 2008 — April 10, 2009 0
65 United States Shane MosleySuper champion January 24, 2009 — May 22, 2010s 0
66 Ukraine Vyacheslav SenchenkoRegular Champion April 10, 2009 — April 30, 2012 3
I France Souleymane M'BayeInterim Champion May 28, 2010 — July 14, 2011 0
I France Ismael El MassoudiInterim Champion July 14, 2011 — July 21, 2012 0
67 United States Paul MalignaggiRegular Champion April 30, 2012 — June 22, 2013 1
I Argentina Diego Gabriel ChavesInterim Champion July 21, 2012 — July 27, 2013 1
68 United States Adrien BronerRegular Champion June 22, 2013 — December 14, 2013 0
I United States Keith ThurmanInterim Champion July 27, 2013 — present 1
69 Argentina Marcos René MaidanaRegular Champion December 14, 2013 — May 3, 2014 0
70 United States Floyd Mayweather, Jr.Super Champion May 3, 2014 — present 0

Super welterweight (Super belt: Thomas Hearns)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Denny Moyer October 20, 1962 — April 29, 1963 1
2 United States Ralph Dupas April 29, 1963 — September 7, 1963 1
3 Italy Sandro Mazzinghi September 7, 1963 — June 18, 1965 3
4 Italy Nino Benvenuti June 18, 1965 — June 25, 1966 1
5 South Korea Ki-Soo Kim June 25, 1966 — May 25, 1968 2
6 Italy Sandro Mazzinghi (2) May 25, 1968 — October 1968s 1
7 United States Freddie Little March 17, 1969 — July 9, 1970 2
8 Italy Carmelo Bossi July 9, 1970 — October 31, 1971 1
9 Japan Koichi Wajima October 31, 1971 — June 4, 1974 6
10 United States Oscar Albarado June 4, 1974 — January 21, 1975 1
11 Japan Koichi Wajima (2) January 21, 1975 — June 7, 1975 0
12 South Korea Jae-Doo Yuh June 7, 1975 — February 17, 1976 1
13 Japan Koichi Wajima (3) February 17, 1976 — May 18, 1976 0
14 Spain José Duran May 18, 1976 — October 8, 1976 0
15 Argentina Miguel Angel Castellini October 8, 1976 — March 5, 1977 0
16 Nicaragua Eddie Gazo March 5, 1977 — August 9, 1978 3
17 Japan Masashi Kudo August 9, 1978 — August 24, 1979 3
18 Uganda Ayub Kalule August 24, 1979 — June 25, 1981 4
19 United States Sugar Ray Leonard June 25, 1981 — 1981r 0
20 Japan Tadashi Mihara November 7, 1981 — February 2, 1982 0
21 United States Davey Moore February 2, 1982 — June 16, 1983 3
22 Panama Roberto Durán June 16, 1983 — November 1983r 0
23 Jamaica Mike McCallum November 19, 1984 — November 1987r 6
24 United States Virgin Islands Julian Jackson November 21, 1987 — 1990r 3
25 France Gilbert Dele February 23, 1991 — October 1, 1991 1
26 United States Vinny Pazienza October 1, 1991 — 1992r 0
27 Argentina Julio César Vásquez December 21, 1991 — March 4, 1995 10
28 United States Pernell Whitaker March 4, 1995 — June 1995r 0
29 United States Carl Daniels June 16, 1995 — December 16, 1995 0
30 Argentina Julio César Vásquez (2) December 16, 1995 — August 21, 1996 0
31 France Laurent Boudouani August 21, 1996 — March 6, 1999 4
32 United States David Reid March 6, 1999 — March 3, 2000 2
33 Puerto Rico Félix Trinidad March 3, 2000 — May 12, 2001r 2
34 United States Fernando Vargas September 22, 2001 — September 14, 2002 2
35 United States Oscar De La HoyaSuper Champion September 14, 2002 — September 13, 2003 1
36 Panama Santiago SamaniegoRegular Champion September 14, 2002 — March 1, 2003 0
37 Mexico Alejandro GarciaRegular Champion March 1, 2003 — December 13, 2003 1
38 United States Shane MosleySuper champion September 13, 2003 — March 13, 2004 0
39 United States Travis SimmsRegular champion December 13, 2003 — 2005s 1
40 United States Ronald WrightSuper champion March 13, 2004 — 2005r 1
41 Mexico Alejandro Garcia (2) May 21, 2005 — May 6, 2006 1
42 United States José Antonio Rivera May 6, 2006 — January 6, 2007 0
43 United States Travis Simms (2) January 6, 2007 — July 7, 2007 0
44 Canada Joachim Alcine July 7, 2007 — July 11, 2008 1
45 Puerto Rico Daniel Santos July 11, 2008 — November 14, 2009 0
46 Israel Yuri Foreman November 14, 2009 — June 5, 2010 0
47 Puerto Rico Miguel CottoSuper Champion June 5, 2010 — May 5, 2012 2
48 United States Floyd Mayweather, Jr.Super Champion May 5, 2012 — present 1
49 United States Austin TroutRegular Champion February 5, 2011 — April 20, 2013 4
50 Mexico Saúl ÁlvarezSuper Champion April 20, 2013 — September 14, 2013 0
I Cuba Erislandy LaraInterim Champion June 8, 2013 — March 13, 2014 1
51 Cuba Erislandy LaraRegular Champion March 13, 2014 — present 0

Middleweight (Super belt: Carlos Monzon)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Johnny Wilson May 6, 19201 — August 31, 1923 4
2 United States Harry Greb August 31, 1923 — February 26, 1926 6
3 United States Tiger Flowers February 26, 1926 — December 3, 1926 1
4 United States Mickey Walker December 3, 1926 — 1930r 4
5 United States William Jones January 25, 1932 — June 11, 1932 1
6 France Marcel Thil June 11, 1932 — 1932r 0
7 Canada Lou Brouillard August 1933 — October 30, 1933 0
8 United States Vince Dundee October 30, 1933 — September 11, 1934 2
9 United States Teddy Yarosz September 11, 1934 — September 19, 1935 0
10 United States Eddie Babe Risko September 19, 1935 — July 11, 1936 1
11 United States Freddie Steele July 11, 1936 — July 26, 1938 5
12 United States Al Hostak July 26, 1938 — November 11, 1938 0
13 United States Solly Krieger November 11, 1938 — June 27, 1939 0
14 United States Al Hostak (2) June 27, 1939 — July 19, 1940 1
15 United States Tony Zale July 19, 1940 — July 16, 1947 4
16 United States Rocky Graziano July 16, 1947 — June 10, 1948 0
17 United States Tony Zale (2) June 10, 1948 — September 21, 1948 0
18 France Marcel Cerdan September 21, 1948 — June 16, 1949 0
19 United States Jake LaMotta June 16, 1949 — February 14, 1951 2
20 United States Sugar Ray Robinson February 14, 1951 — July 10, 1951 0
21 United Kingdom Randy Turpin July 10, 1951 – September 12, 1951 0
22 United States Sugar Ray Robinson (2) September 12, 1951 — December 1952r 2
23 United States Carl Olson October 21, 1953 – December 9, 1955 3
24 United States Sugar Ray Robinson (3) December 9, 1955 — January 2, 1957 1
25 United States Gene Fullmer January 2, 1957 – May 1, 1957 0
26 United States Sugar Ray Robinson (4) May 1, 1957 — September 23, 1957 0
27 United States Carmen Basilio September 23, 1957 — March 25, 1958 0
28 United States Sugar Ray Robinson (5) March 25, 1958 — January 22, 1960 0
29 United States Paul Pender January 22, 1960 — July 11, 1961 3
30 United Kingdom Terry Downes July 11, 1961 — April 7, 1962 0
31 United States Paul Pender (2) April 7, 1962 — May 7, 1963r 0
32 Nigeria Dick Tiger October 23, 1962 — December 7, 1963 2
33 United States Joey Giardello December 7, 1963 — October 21, 1965 1
34 Nigeria Dick Tiger (2) October 21, 1965 — April 25, 1966 0
35 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith April 25, 1966 — April 17, 1967 2
36 Italy Nino Benvenuti April 17, 1967 — September 29, 1967 0
37 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith (2) September 29, 1967 — March 4, 1968 0
38 Italy Nino Benvenuti (2) March 4, 1968 — November 7, 1970 4
39 Argentina Carlos Monzón November 7, 1970 — August 1977r 14
40 Colombia Rodrigo Valdez November 5, 1977 — April 22, 1978 0
41 Argentina Hugo Pastor Corro April 22, 1978 — June 30, 1979 2
42 Italy Vito Antuofermo June 30, 1979 — March 16, 1980 1
43 United Kingdom Alan Minter March 16, 1980 — September 27, 1980 1
44 United States Marvin Hagler September 27, 1980 — April 6, 1987s 12
45 Italy Sumbu Kalambay October 23, 1987 — March 1989s 3
46 Jamaica Mike McCallum May 10, 1989 — 1991r 3
47 United States Reggie Johnson April 22, 1992 — October 1, 1993 3
48 United States John David Jackson October 1, 1993 — 1994r 0
49 Argentina Jorge Castro August 12, 1994 — December 19, 1995 4
50 Japan Shinji Takehara December 19, 1995 — June 24, 1996 0
51 United States William Joppy June 24, 1996 — August 23, 1997 2
52 Dominican Republic Julio César Green August 23, 1997 — January 31, 1998 0
53 United States William Joppy (2) January 31, 1998 — May 12, 2001 5
54 Puerto Rico Felix Trinidad May 12, 2001 — September 29, 2001 0
55 United States Bernard HopkinsSuper champion September 29, 2001 — July 16, 2005 6
56 United States William Joppy (3) – Regular champion November 17, 2001 — December 13, 2003 (lost to super champion) 1
57 New Zealand Maselino MasoeRegular champion May 1, 2004 — March 11, 2006 0
58 United States Jermain TaylorSuper champion July 16, 2005 — December 14, 2006s 1
59 Germany Felix SturmRegular champion March 11, 2006 — July 15, 2006 0
60 Spain Javier CastillejoRegular champion July 15, 2006 — April 28, 2007 1
61 Germany Felix Sturm (2) – Regular champion April 28, 2007 — March 23, 2010 7
62 Germany Felix Sturm – Super champion March 23, 2010 — September 1, 2012 5
I Kazakhstan Gennady GolovkinInterim champion August 14, 2010 — October 14, 2010
63 Kazakhstan Gennady GolovkinRegular champion August 14, 2010 — present 10
I France Hassan N'Dam N'JikamInterim champion October 30, 2010 — February 1, 2012r 1
64 Australia Daniel GealeSuper champion September 1, 2012 — November 1, 2012s 0
I United Kingdom Martin MurrayInterim champion November 24, 2012 — March 7, 2014s 0
I Russia Dmitry ChudinovInterim champion December 21, 2013 — present 1

Super middleweight (Super belt: Sugar Ray Leonard)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 South Korea Chong-Pal Park December 6, 1987 — May 23, 1988 1
2 Venezuela Fulgencio Obelmejias May 23, 1988 — May 28, 1989 0
3 South Korea In-Chul Baek May 28, 1989 — March 30, 1990 2
4 France Christophe Tiozzo March 30, 1990 — April 5, 1991 2
5 Panama Víctor Córdoba April 5, 1991 — September 12, 1992 1
6 United States Michael Nunn September 12, 1992 — February 26, 1994 4
7 United States Steve Little February 26, 1994 — August 12, 1994 0
8 United States Frankie Liles August 12, 1994 — June 12, 1999 7
9 United States Byron Mitchell June 12, 1999 — April 8, 2000 1
10 France Bruno Girard April 8, 2000 — 2000s 1
11 United States Byron Mitchell (2) March 3, 2001 — March 15, 2003 2
12 Germany Sven OttkeSuper champion March 15, 2003 — March 27, 2004r 4
13 Australia Anthony MundineRegular champion September 3, 2003 — May 5, 2004 1
14 Puerto Rico Manny Siaca May 5, 2004 — November 12, 2004 0
15 Denmark Mikkel KesslerSuper champion November 12, 2004 — November 3, 2007 4
16 Australia Anthony Mundine (2) – Regular champion March 7, 2007 — May 27, 2008r 4
17 Wales Joe CalzagheSuper champion November 3, 2007 — September 2008r 0
18 Denmark Mikkel Kessler (2) – Regular Champion/Became Super Champion June 21, 2008 — November 21, 2009 2
19 Germany Dimitri SartisonRegular champion November 21, 2009 — July 15, 2011s 1
20 United States Andre WardSuper champion November 21, 2009 — Present 5
21 Hungary Károly BalzsayRegular champion August 26, 2011 — October 3, 2012r 1
I United Kingdom Brian MageeInterim champion July 30, 2011 — November 9, 2012 0
22 United Kingdom Brian MageeRegular champion November 9, 2012 — December 8, 2012 (promoted to Regular Champion November 9, 2012 ) 0
I Ukraine Stanyslav KashtanovInterim champion November 10, 2012 — present 0
23 Denmark Mikkel Kessler (3) – Regular Champion December 8, 2012 — May 27, 2013 0
24 United Kingdom Carl FrochRegular champion May 27, 2013 — Present 2

Light heavyweight (Super belt: Virgil Hill)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 France Georges Carpentier October 12, 19201 — February 24, 1922 1
2 Senegal Battling Siki February 24, 1922 — March 17, 1923 0
3 Republic of Ireland Mike McTigue March 17, 1923 — June 25, 1923 0
4 United States Tommy Loughran June 25, 1923 — August 2, 1923 0
5 Republic of Ireland Mike McTigue (2) August 2, 1923 — May 30, 1925 1
6 United States Paul Berlenbach May 30, 1925 — July 16, 1926 4
7 Canada Jack Delaney July 16, 1926 — July 27, 1927r 1
8 United States Maxie Rosenbloom August 30, 1927 — June 6, 1931s 5
9 United States George Nichols March 18, 1932 — December 1932s 0
10 United States Joe Knight January 1933 — March 1, 1933 0
11 United States Maxie Rosenbloom (2) March 1, 1933 — November 16, 1934 2
12 United States Bob Olin November 16, 1934 — October 31, 1935 2
13 United States John Henry Lewis October 31, 1935 — January 1939r 5
14 United States Billy Conn July 13, 1939 — June 5, 1940r 3
15 Greece Anton Christoforidis January 13, 1941 — May 22, 1941 0
16 United States Gus Lesnevich May 22, 1941 — July 26, 1948 5
17 United Kingdom Freddie Mills July 26, 1948 — January 24, 1950 0
18 United States Joey Maxim January 24, 1950 — December 17, 1952 2
19 United States Archie Moore December 17, 1952 — October 25, 1960s 8
20 United States Harold Johnson May 12, 1962 — June 1, 1963 1
21 United States Willie Pastrano June 1, 1963 — March 30, 1965 2
22 Puerto Rico José Torres March 30, 1965 — December 16, 1966 3
23 Nigeria Dick Tiger December 16, 1966 — May 24, 1968 2
24 United States Bob Foster May 24, 1968 — September 9, 1970s 4
25 Venezuela Vicente Rondón February 27, 1971 — April 7, 1972 4
26 United States Bob Foster (2) April 7, 1972 — September 16, 1974r 5
27 Argentina Víctor Galíndez December 7, 1974 — September 15, 1978 10
28 United States Mike Rossman September 15, 1978 — April 14, 1979 1
29 Argentina Víctor Galíndez (2) April 14, 1979 — November 30, 1979 0
30 United States Marvin Johnson November 30, 1979 — March 31, 1980 0
31 United States Eddie Mustafa Muhammad March 31, 1980 — July 18, 1981 2
32 United States Michael Spinks July 18, 1981 — September 21, 1985r 10
33 United States Marvin Johnson (2) February 9, 1986 — May 23, 1987 1
34 Trinidad and Tobago Leslie Stewart May 23, 1987 — September 5, 1987 0
35 United States Virgil Hill September 5, 1987 — June 3, 1991 10
36 United States Thomas Hearns June 3, 1991 — March 20, 1992 0
37 United States Iran Barkley March 20, 1992 — 1992r 0
38 United States Virgil Hill (2) September 29, 1992 — June 13, 1997 10
39 Poland Dariusz Michalczewski June 13, 1997 — July 1, 1997r 0
40 United States Lou Del Valle September 20, 1997 — July 18, 1998 0
41 United States Roy Jones Jr.Super champion July 18, 1998 — May 15, 2004 10
42 France Bruno GirardRegular champion December 22, 2001 — March 8, 2003 2
43 France Mehdi SahnouneRegular champion March 8, 2003 — October 10, 2003 0
44 Italy Silvio BrancoRegular champion October 10, 2003 — February 20, 2004 0
45 France Fabrice TiozzoRegular champion February 20, 2004 — October 19, 2006r 1
46 United States Antonio TarverSuper champion May 15, 2004 — December 2004s 0
47 Italy Silvio Branco (2) October 19, 2006 — April 28, 2007 0
48 Croatia Stipe Drviš April 28, 2007 — December 16, 2007 0
49 Australia Danny Green December 16, 2007 — March 25, 2008r 0
50 Argentina Hugo Garay March 25, 2008 — June 20, 2009 1
51 Spain Gabriel Campillo June 20, 2009 — January 29, 2010 1
52 Kazakhstan Beibut ShumenovRegular champion January 29, 2010 — October 8, 2013 4
53 Kazakhstan Beibut ShumenovSuper champion October 8, 2013 — April 19, 2014 1
54 Germany Jürgen BrähmerRegular champion December 15, 2013 — present 2
55 United States Bernard HopkinsSuper champion April 14, 2014 — present 0

Cruiserweight (Super belt: Evander Holyfield)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 Puerto Rico Ossie Ocasio February 13, 1982 — December 1, 1984 3
2 South Africa Piet Crous December 1, 1984 — July 27, 1985 1
3 United States Dwight Muhammad Qawi July 27, 1985 — July 12, 1986 1
4 United States Evander Holyfield July 12, 1986 — 1988r 5
5 France Taoufik Belbouli March 25, 1989 — 1989r 0
6 United States Robert Daniels November 27, 1989 — March 8, 1991 2
7 United States Bobby Czyz March 8, 1991 — 1992r 2
8 United States Orlin Norris November 6, 1993 — July 22, 1995 4
9 United States Nate Miller July 22, 1995 — November 8, 1997 4
10 France Fabrice Tiozzo November 8, 1997 — December 9, 2000 4
11 United States Virgil Hill December 9, 2000 — February 23, 2002 0
12 France Jean-Marc MormeckSuper champion February 23, 2002 — January 7, 2006 4
13 Jamaica O'Neil BellSuper champion January 7, 2006 — March 17, 2007 0
14 United States Virgil Hill (2) – Regular champion January 27, 2006 — November 24, 2007 0
15 France Jean-Marc Mormeck (2) – Super champion March 17, 2007 — November 10, 2007 0
16 United Kingdom David HayeSuper champion November 10, 2007 — May 12, 2008r 1
17 Germany Firat ArslanRegular champion November 24, 2007 — September 27, 2008 1
18 Panama Guillermo Jones September 27, 2008 — Present 3
I Cuba Yoan Pablo HernándezInterim Champion February 12, 2011 — October 1, 2011r 0
I Russia Denis LebedevInterim Champion November 4, 2011 — October 30, 2012 1
19 Russia Denis LebedevRegular champion October 30, 2012 — Present 1

Heavyweight (Super belt: Muhammad Ali)[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defenses
1 United States Jack Dempsey July 2, 1921 — September 23, 1926 2
2 United States Gene Tunney September 23, 1926 — July 31, 1931r 2
3 United States Jack Sharkey September 26, 1929 — June 12, 1930 0
4 Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Max Schmeling June 12, 1930 — June 21, 1932 1
5 United States Jack Sharkey (2) June 21, 1932 — June 29, 1933 0
6 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Primo Carnera not recognized by the NBA as champion 0
7 United States Max Baer June 14, 1934 — June 13, 1935 0
8 United States James J. Braddock June 13, 1935 — June 22, 1937 0
9 United States Joe Louis June 22, 1937 — March 1, 1949r 25
10 United States Ezzard Charles June 22, 1949 — July 18, 1951 8
11 United States Joe Walcott July 18, 1951 — September 23, 1952 1
12 United States Rocky Marciano September 23, 1952 — April 27, 1956r 6
13 United States Floyd Patterson November 30, 1956 — June 26, 1959 4
14 Sweden Ingemar Johansson June 26, 1959 — June 20, 1960 0
15 United States Floyd Patterson (2) June 20, 1960 — September 25, 1962 2
16 United States Sonny Liston September 25, 1962 — February 25, 1964 1
17 United States Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) February 25, 1964 — June 19, 1964s 0
18 United States Ernie Terrell March 5, 1965 — February 6, 1967 2
19 United States Muhammad Ali (2) February 6, 1967 — April 27, 1968s 1
20 United States Jimmy Ellis April 27, 1968 — February 16, 1970 1
21 United States Joe Frazier February 16, 1970 — January 22, 1973 4
22 United States George Foreman January 22, 1973 — October 30, 1974 2
23 United States Muhammad Ali (3) October 30, 1974 — February 15, 1978 10
24 United States Leon Spinks February 15, 1978 — September 15, 1978 0
25 United States Muhammad Ali (4) September 15, 1978 — October 18, 1979 0
26 United States John Tate October 20, 1979 — March 31, 1980 0
27 United States Mike Weaver March 31, 1980 — December 10, 1982 2
28 United States Michael Dokes December 10, 1982 — September 23, 1983 1
29 South Africa Gerrie Coetzee September 23, 1983 — December 1, 1984 0
30 United States Greg Page December 1, 1984 — April 29, 1985 0
31 United States Tony Tubbs April 29, 1985 — January 17, 1986 0
32 United States Tim Witherspoon January 17, 1986 — December 12, 1986 1
33 United States James Smith December 12, 1986 — March 7, 1987 0
34 United States Mike Tyson March 7, 1987 — February 11, 1990 8
35 United States James Douglas February 11, 1990 — October 25, 1990 0
36 United States Evander Holyfield October 25, 1990 — November 13, 1992 3
37 United States Riddick Bowe November 13, 1992 — November 6, 1993 2
38 United States Evander Holyfield (2) November 6, 1993 — April 22, 1994 0
39 United States Michael Moorer April 22, 1994 — November 5, 1994 0
40 United States George Foreman (2) November 5, 1994 — March 5, 1995s 0
41 United States Bruce Seldon April 8, 1995 — September 7, 1996 1
42 United States Mike Tyson (2) September 7, 1996 — November 9, 1996 0
43 United States Evander Holyfield (3) November 9, 1996 — November 13, 1999 4
44 United Kingdom Lennox Lewis November 13, 1999 — April 29, 2000s 0
45 United States Evander Holyfield (4) August 12, 2000 — March 3, 2001 0
46 United States John Ruiz March 3, 2001 — March 1, 2003 2
47 United States Roy Jones Jr. March 1, 2003 — February 20, 2004r 0
48 United States John Ruiz (2) February 24, 2004 — December 17, 2005 3
49 Russia Nikolai Valuev December 17, 2005 — April 14, 2007 3
50 Uzbekistan Ruslan Chagaev April 14, 2007 — July 24, 2009 – (Was declared "Champion in Recess", then stripped) 2
51 Russia Nikolai Valuev (2) August 30, 2008 — November 7, 2009 1
52 United Kingdom David Haye November 7, 2009 — July 2, 2011 2
53 Ukraine Wladimir KlitschkoSuper champion July 2, 2011 — Present 6
54 Russia Aleksander PovetkinRegular champion August 27, 2011 — October 5, 2013 4

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1 Date listed is when the World title was won (WBA was formed in 1921).

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