List of WBC female world champions

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The following is a list of female world champions in the World Boxing Council. Stand: September 13, 2014.

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

On July 30, 2011, Ana María Torres won the very first female Diamond Belt by defeating Jackie Nava at Bantamweight.
On October 13, 2012, Ava Knight won the Diamond Belt at Flyweight, decisioning Mariana Juárez. On 11 May 2013, she defended this title against Linda Soto from Mexico by unanimous decision.

Atomweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Thailand Winyu Paradorn Gym 2007-08-31 — 2008-08-11 0
2 Japan Momo Koseki 2008-08-11 — present 14

Strawweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Japan Nanako Kikuchi 2005-11-07 — 2007-05-17 1
2 United States Carina Moreno 2007-05-17 — 2009-10-31 3
3 South Korea Huh EunyoungInterim 2008-06-01 — 2010-04-02s 0
4 Mexico Anabel Ortiz 2009-10-31 — 2011-05-08 1
5 Japan Naoko Fujioka 2011-05-08 — 2013r 2
6 Japan Mari Ando 2013-12-14 — 2014-05-17 0
7 Japan Yuko Kuroki 2014-05-17 — present 0

Light flyweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 North Korea Eun Soon Choi 2005-06-28 — 2006s 0
2 United States Carina MorenoInterim 2007-02-22 — 2007r 0
3 Thailand Samson Tor Buamas (Champion Emeritus) 2007-04-03 — 2008r 3
4 Japan Naomi Togashi - Won interim title, was then elevated to full champion status. 2008-07-13 — 2012-06-23 7
5 Thailand Nongmuay KokietgymInterim 2009-01-29 — 2010-04-09 1
6 Mexico Esmeralda Moreno(In recess since January 2013) 2012-06-23 — 2014s 1
7 Mexico Ibeth Zamora Silva 2013-03-03 — present 2

Flyweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Italy Stefania Bianchini 2005-08-07 — 2008-03-29 4
2 Italy Simona Galassi 2008-03-29 — 2011-03-11 4
3 Mexico Mariana JuárezInterim champion since 2009-06-05, defended title six times, has then beaten Galassi for the regular title on 2011-03-11. 2011-03-11 — 2012-10-13s 7
4 Hungary Renáta Szebelédi 2012-10-27 — 2013-05-19 0
5 Japan Shindo Go 2013-05-19 — present 2

Super flyweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 North Korea Myung Ok Ryu 2005-06-28 — 2006r 1
2 Mexico Ana María Torres Won interim title, was then elevated to full champion status. 2006-10-07 — 2007-10-19 1
3 North Korea Myung Ok Ryu (2) 2007-10-19 — 2008r 1
4 Mexico Ana María Torres (2) - Won interim title, was then elevated to full champion status.
(Champion Emeritus)
2008-08-30 — 2012-05-17r 11
5 Thailand Usanakorn KokietgymInterim 2009-03-02 — 2009-06-13 0
6 Mexico Zulina Muñoz 2012-11-24 — present 6

Bantamweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 North Korea Kwang Ok Kim 2005-06-28 — 2006-06-07r 2
2 Denmark Anita Christensen 2006-10-14 — 2007r 0
3 Mexico Susana Vázquez 2007-06-01 — 2008s 0
4 Denmark Anita Christensen (2) - Won interim title, was then elevated to full champion status. 2007-09-14 — 2008-06-21 1
5 Bulgaria Galina Koleva Ivanova 2008-06-21 — 2009-10-05 2
6 Thailand Usanakorn Kokietgym 2009-10-05 — 2012-07-13 2
7 Australia Susie RamadanIn recess since 4 May 2014 2012-07-13 — present 0
8 Mexico Jessica GonzálezInterim 2013-11-02 — present 1
9 Mexico Yazmín Rivas 2014-06-28 — present 0

Super bantamweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Mexico Jackie Nava 2005-05-30 — 2006-05-20 2
2 Argentina Alejandra Marina Oliveras 2006-05-20 — 2008-12-04 3
3 Mexico Jackie Nava (2) – Interim 2007-09-16 — 2009-04-30 2
4 Argentina Marcela Eliana Acuña (Champion Emeritus, Honorary Champion) 2008-12-04 — 2010r 4
5 Mexico Jackie Nava (3) – Interim 2010-01-30 — 2012s 3
6 Jamaica Alicia Ashley 2011-07-23 — 2014-09-06 3
7 Mexico Jackie Nava (4) 2014-09-06 — present 0

Featherweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Australia Sharon Anyos (Champion Emeritus) 2005-10-22 — 2007s 1
2 Germany Ina Menzer 2008-03-08 — 2010-07-03 6
3 Canada Jeannine Garside (In recess since October 2011) 2010-07-03 — 2012s 0
4 United States Maureen SheaInterim 2011-12-10 — 2012s 0
5 Canada Jelena Mrdjenovich 2012-03-23 — 2012-09-14 0
6 Puerto Rico Melissa Hernández 2012-09-14 — 2013-05-31 0
7 Canada Jelena Mrdjenovich (2) 2013-05-31 — present 1

Super featherweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Canada Jelena Mrdjenovich 2005-11-18 — 2009-04-09 5
2 France Myriam ChomazInterim 2008-11-20 — 2009-12-17 0
3 Canada Olivia Gerula 2009-04-09 — 2010-11-27 2
4 Sweden Frida Wallberg 2010-11-27 — 2013-06-14 2
5 Australia Diana Prazak 2013-06-14 — present 1

Lightweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Canada Jessica Rakoczy 2005-07-21 — 2005-09-16 0
2 United States Eliza Olson 2005-09-16 — 2006s 0
3 United States Ann Saccurato 2006-11-04 — 2007r 0
4 Canada Jessica Rakoczy (2) 2007-02-22 — 2007-09-27 0
5 United States Ann Saccurato (2) 2007-09-27 — 2008r 0
6 United States Ann Saccurato (3) 2008-08-11 — 2011-08-06 1
7 Colombia Darys Esther PardoInterim 2009-10-30 — 2010-05-08 0
8 Argentina Erica Anabella FaríasInterim champion since 2010-05-08, defended title two times, has then beaten Saccurato for the regular title on 2011-08-06. 2011-08-06 — 2014-04-20 8
9 Belgium Delfine Persoon 2014-04-20 — present 0

Super lightweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 United States Mary Jo Sanders 2005-07-30 — 2006s 0
2 France Anne Sophie Mathis 2008-03-08 — 2008r 0
3 Argentina Mónica Silvina Acosta 2009-06-19 — 2013s 7
4 Colombia Lely Luz FlórezInterim 2009-08-08 — 2010-09-10 0
5 Argentina Alejandra Marina Oliveras 2013-10-11 — present 0
6 Sweden Klara SvenssonInterim 2014-09-13 — present 0

Welterweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 United States Mary Jo Sanders 2006-02-03 — 2006r 0
2 United States Holly Holm 2007-03-22 — 2008r 1
3 Norway Cecilia Brækhus 2009-03-14 — present 15

Super welterweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 Trinidad and Tobago Jisselle Salandy (Eternal Champion) 2006-09-15 — 2009-01-04 (died in a vehicular accident) 5
2 United States Christy Martin (Champion Emeritus, Honorary Champion) 2009-09-02 — 2011s 0
3 United States Mia St John 2012-08-14 — 2012-11-10 0
4 United States Tiffany Junot 2012-11-10 — 2013s 0

Middleweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 United States Yvonne Reis 2006-04-01 — 2007r 0
2 China Wang Ya Nan 2008-01-26 — 2010s 2
3 United States Tori Nelson 2011-07-29 — 2012r 0

Super middleweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 United States Laila Ali (Champion Emeritus) 2006-11-11 — 2007s 2
2 Russia Natascha Ragosina 2007-12-15 — 2010s 4
3 Germany Nikki Adler 2013-11-30 — present 1

Heavyweight[edit]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1 United States Vonda Ward 2007-02-10 — 2010r 0

See also[edit]