List of boxing triple champions

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Robert Fitzsimmons won the light heavyweight, middleweight and heavyweight.

In boxing, a triple champion is a boxer who has won world titles in three weight classes. For most of the 20th century it was a remarkable achievement, possibly securing one a spot in the Boxing Hall of Fame with other immortals of the sport. Beginning in the 1970s, triple champions have become increasingly more common because of the numerous weight divisions (17) and the countless professional boxing entities that claim a "World" championship.

Example: Wilfredo Gómez won his first belt at 122 pounds. Later he won the 126-pound crown and finally won the 130-pound title as well.

The first triple champion of boxing was Bob Fitzsimmons when he added the Light Heavyweight crown to his World Middleweight and Heavyweight belts on November 25, 1903.

Barney Ross was the first boxer to simultaneously hold world titles in two different weight classes when he won 135-pound World Lightweight Title and 140-pound World Light Welterweight against Tony Canzoneri on June 23, 1933. Later Ross won the 147-pound World Welterweight Title from Jimmy McLarnin on May 28, 1934.

Henry Armstrong was the first man to hold three titles in three divisions simultaneously. He won the World Featherweight Title from Petey Sarron on October 29, 1937, the World Welterweight Title from Barney Ross on May 31, 1938, and won the World Lightweight Title in his next fight, on August 17 against Lou Ambers. Armstrong then immediately vacated the Featherweight Title because he could no longer make the weight.

Wilfred Benítez was the youngest ever champion at any weight. Benitez first won the 140-pound WBA Light Welterweight Title from Antonio Cervantes on March 6, 1976, at age 17. He moved up in weight to win the 147-pound WBC Welterweight Title from Carlos Palomino on January 14, 1979, and finally won a third title when he added the 154-pound WBC Light Middleweight Title from Maurice Hope on May 23, 1981.

Recognition[edit]

The following lists are for all boxers who have won championships from the regular major entities (including The Ring) and/or minor associations and other criteria.

The phrase Triple Crown is also used to refer to a fighter who has performed one or both of the following feats:

  • Different Divisions - A fighter who has won championships in at least 3 different weight classes. Example: Mike McCallum who won the Light middleweight title, the Middleweight title and the Light heavyweight title.
  • Same Division - A fighter who has won at least 3 titles in the same weight class. Example: Pernell Whitaker won the unified crown of the Lightweight division when adding the WBC and the WBA titles to his already captured IBF belt. In other words, Whitaker was a Triple Champion in the Lightweight division alone, a single weight class. Another example: Evander Holyfield who never was a triple champion in three different weight divisions but was a triple champion in a single division when he added the WBA and the WBC belt to his IBF Cruiserweight crown.

In the late 20th and early 21st Century this feat has become much more common for two reasons:

  • Divisions - The major entities have 17 divisions in total but in some cases the governing 'minor' entities have a possible total of 19 because they are recognizing the still-unauthorized Super-cruiserweight (210) and/or Super Heavyweight (Hvy or 210+) titles in professional boxing. The 17 officially recognized divisions are: Heavyweight (Hvy or 200+), Cruiserweight (200), Light heavyweight (175), Super middleweight (168), Middleweight (160), Super welterweight (154), Welterweight (147), Super lightweight (140), Lightweight (135), Super featherweight (130), Featherweight (126), Super bantamweight (122), Bantamweight (118), Super flyweight (115), Flyweight (112), Light flyweight (108) and Strawweight (105).
  • Entities - the growing amount of professional boxing entities that claim a "World" status for its champions. Those organizations are:
    • Major Entities:
      • World Boxing Association (WBA) - founded in 1921
      • World Boxing Council (WBC) - founded in 1963
      • International Boxing Federation (IBF) - founded in 1976
      • World Boxing Organization (WBO) - founded in 1988
      • The Ring - Boxing's most respected magazine that was founded in 1922
        The Ring has its own version of lineal championship and began awarding championship belts in 1922. The Lineal Champion is also known as the true champion of the division. The Ring stopped giving belts to world champions in the 1990s but began again in 2002. In 2002, The Ring created a championship system that is "intended to reward fighters who, by satisfying rigid criteria, can justify a claim as the true and only world champion in a given weight class."[1] The Ring claims to be more authoritative and open than the sanctioning bodies' rankings, with a page devoted to full explanations for ranking changes. A fighter pays no sanctioning fees to defend or fight for the title at stake, contrary to practices of the sanctioning bodies. There are currently only two ways that a boxer can win The Ring's title: defeat the reigning champion; or win a box-off between The Ring's number-one and number-two rated contenders (or, sometimes, number-one and number-three rated).[2] There are also only three ways that a boxer can lose The Ring's title: lose a championship fight, move to a different weight class, or retire.[2] (The Ring does not strip its champions' titles like the sanctioning bodies do.)
      • Lineal - The Lineal Championship awarded to the boxers who earned their Lineal status anywhere between the 1990s to 2002, when The Ring stopped giving belts to world champions. The Ring champion is not necessarily the Lineal Champion.
    • Minor Entities: International Boxing Organization (IBO), International Boxing Association (IBA), International Boxing Council (IBC), International Boxing Board (IBB), International Boxing League (IBL), International Boxing Union (IBU), Global Boxing Association (GBA), Global Boxing Council (GBC), Global Boxing Federation GBF, Global Boxing Organization (GBO), Global Boxing Union (GBU), National Boxing Association (NBA), Transcontinental World Boxing Association (TWBA), Universal Boxing Association (UBA), Universal Boxing Council (UBC), Universal Boxing Federation (UBF), Universal Boxing Organization (UBO), UNIBOX, United States Boxing Council (USBC), World Athletic Association (WAA), World Boxing Board (WBB), World Boxing Championship Committee (WBCC), World Boxing Empire (WBE), World Boxing Foundation (WBFo), World Boxing Institute (WBI), World Boxing League (WBL), World Boxing Network (WBN), World Boxing Union (WBU), World Cup of Boxing (WCOB), World Junior Boxing Federation (WJBF), World Tournament Boxing Federation (WTBF) and the World United Boxing Association (WUBA).

The International Boxing Association (IBA) is not to be confused with the International Boxing Association (AIBA), a French acronym for Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur, which sanctions amateur matches.
The National Boxing Association (NBA) was established in 1984 and is not to be confused with the original National Boxing Association that was established in 1921 and changed its name to World Boxing Association (WBA) in 1962.

The fighters that compose this group are classified in two different categories depending on the level of championships won:

Group of triple champions[edit]

The following are the lists of boxers who have won three different titles in three totally different categories of weight.

List of boxing triple or three-division champions — major titles[edit]

The general Boxing community accepts this list as the correct one. Only recognized majors belts from World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and The Ring. Of course, any old international/national-world boxing commissions and organizations from the beginning of boxing are also included here:

Number(Major titles only): Name: Date of 3rd Title won: Division Titles:
1 United Kingdom Bob Fitzsimmons 1903-11-25 Middleweight, Heavyweight and Light heavyweight
2 United States Tony Canzoneri 1931-04-24 Featherweight, Lightweight and Light welterweight
3 United States Barney Ross 1934-05-28 Lightweight, Light welterweight and Welterweight
4 United States Henry Armstrong 1938-08-17 Featherweight, Lightweight and Welterweight
5 Puerto Rico Wilfred Benítez 1981-05-23 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight
6 Nicaragua Alexis Argüello 1981-06-20 Featherweight, Super featherweight and Lightweight
7 Panama Roberto Durán 1983-06-16 Lightweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight
8 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Gómez 1985-05-19 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight
9 United States Ray Charles Leonard 1987-04-06 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight
10 United States Thomas Hearns 1987-10-29 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight
11 Australia Jeff Fenech 1988-03-07 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight
12 Puerto Rico Héctor Camacho 1989-03-06 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight
13 Mexico Julio César Chávez 1989-05-13 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight
14 United States Iran Barkley 1992-03-20 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight
15 United Kingdom Duke McKenzie 1992-10-15 Flyweight, Bantamweight and Super bantamweight
16 United States Pernell Whitaker 1993-03-06 Lightweight, Super lightweight and Welterweight
17 Jamaica Mike McCallum 1994-07-23 Light middleweight, Middleweight and Light heavyweight
18 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Vázquez 1996-05-18 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight
19 United States Oscar De La Hoya 1996-06-07 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight
20 United States Roy Jones Jr. 1996-11-22 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight
21 Venezuela Leo Gamez 1999-03-13 Minimumweight, Light flyweight and Flyweight
22 Puerto Rico Félix Trinidad 2001-05-13 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight
23 United States Johnny Tapia 2002-04-27 Super flyweight, Bantamweight and Featherweight
24 United States James Toney 2003-04-26 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Cruiserweight
25 United States Shane Mosley 2003-09-13 Lightweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight
26 Philippines Manny Pacquiao 2003-11-15 Flyweight, Super bantamweight, and Featherweight
27 Mexico Érik Morales 2004-02-28 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight
28 Mexico Marco Antonio Barrera 2004-11-27 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight
29 United States Floyd Mayweather, Jr. 2005-06-25 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight
30 Mexico Juan Manuel Márquez 2008-09-13 Featherweight, Super featherweight and Lightweight
31 Mexico Jorge Arce 2008-09-15 Light flyweight, Flyweight* and Super flyweight*
32 Mexico Fernando Montiel 2009-03-28 Flyweight, Super flyweight and Bantamweight
33 Mexico Humberto Soto 2010-03-13 feather weight*, Super featherweight and light weight
34 Puerto Rico Miguel Ángel Cotto 2010-06-05 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Super welterweight
35 Japan Koki Kameda 2010-12-26 Light Flyweight, Flyweight and Bantamweight
36 Philippines Nonito Donaire 2011-02-19 Flyweight, Super Flyweight* and Bantamweight
37 United States Robert Guerrero 2011-04-09 Featherweight, Super Featherweight and Lightweight*
38 Mexico Abner Mares 2013-05-04 Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight and Featherweight

* Interim World Title

List of triple champions (long) — major titles[edit]

(1) Bob Fitzsimmons (UK/NZ); Belts: 160, HVY & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 World Middle Weight Title / 1891-01-14 / Jack Dempsey / New Orleans, USA / TKO 13 20 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: Hvy World Heavyweight Title / 1897-03-17 / James J. Corbett / NV, USA / KO 14 20 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1903-11-25 / George Gardner / CA, USA / PTS 20 20 (Lost)

(2) Tony Canzoneri (USA);Belts: 126, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 126 World Featherweight Title / 1927-10-24 / Johnny Dundee / NY, USA / PTS 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1930-11-14 / Al Singer / NY, USA / KO 1 15 (4 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 140 World Light Welterweight Title / 1931-04-24 / Jackie Berg / IL, USA / KO 3 15 (3 consecutive defenses)

(3) Barney Ross (USA);Belts: 135, 140 & 147

  • 1st Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1933-06-23 / Tony Canzoneri / IL, USA / MD 10 10 (1 consecutive, vacates it)
  • 2nd Title: 140 World Jr. Welterweight Title / 1933-06-23 / Tony Canzoneri / IL, USA / MD 10 10 (9 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 147 World Welterweight Title / 1934-05-28 / Jimmy McLarnin / NY, USA / SD 15 15 (Lost)

(4) Henry Armstrong (USA); Belts: 126, 135 & 147

  • 1st Title: 126 World Featherweight Title / 1937-10-29 / Petey Sarron / NY, USA / KO 6 15 (vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1938-08-17 / Lou Ambers / NY, USA / SD 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 147 World Welterweight and The Ring Welterweight Title / 1938-05-31 / Barney Ross / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (19 consecutive defenses)

(5) Emile Griffith (VI); Belts: 154, 147 & 160

  • 1st Title: 154 World Jr. Middleweight Title (ABC) / 1962-10-17 / Teddy Wright / Vienna, Austria / PTS 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 147 World and Welterweight Title / 1961-04-01 / Benny Paret / FL, USA / KO 13 15 (1 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 160 The Ring and WBC Middleweight Title / 1966-4-25 / Dick Tiger / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (2 consecutive defenses)

(6) Wilfred Benítez (PR); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 The Ring and WBA Light Welterweight Title / 1976-03-06 / Antonio Cervantes / San Juan, Puerto Rico / SD 15 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1979-01-14 / Carlos Palomino / San Juan, Puerto Rico / SD 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBC Super Welterweight Title / 1981-05-23 / Maurice Hope / NV, USA / TKO 12 15 (2 consecutive defenses)

(7) Alexis Argüello (NIC); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 The Ring and WBA Featherweight Title / 1974-11-23 / Rubén Olivares / CA, USA / KO 13 15 (4 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1978-01-28 / Alfredo Escalera / San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 13 15 (8 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 135 The Ring and WBC Lightweight Title / 1981-06-20 / Jim Watt / Wembley, England / UD 15 15 (4 consecutive defenses)

(8) Roberto Durán (PAN); Belts: 135, 147, 154, 160

  • 1st Title: 135 The Ring and WBA Lightweight Title / 1972-06-26 / Ken Buchanan / NY, USA / TKO 13 15 (12 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1980-06-20 / Ray Charles Leonard / Montreal, Canada / UD 15 15 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1983-06-16 / Dave Moore / NY, USA / TKO 8 15 (Stripped)

(9) Wilfredo Gómez (PR); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1977-05-21 / Dong Kyun Yum / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / KO 12 15 (17 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1984-03-31 / Juan LaPorte / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / UD 12 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 130 The Ring and WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1985-05-19 / Rocky Lockridge / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / MD 15 15 (Lost)

(10) Ray Charles Leonard (USA); Belts: 147, 154, 160, 168 & 175

  • 1st Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1979-11-30 / Wilfredo Benítez / NV, USA / TKO 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 154 The Ring and WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1981-06-25 / Ayub Kalule / TX, USA / TKO 9 15 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 160 The Ring and WBC Middleweight Title / 1987-04-06 / Marvin Hagler / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (Vacates)

(11) Thomas Hearns (USA); Belts: 147, 154, 175, 160, 168

  • 1st Title: 147 WBA Welterweight Title / 1980-08-02 / Pipino Cuevas / MI, USA / TKO 2 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 154 WBC Super Welterweight Title / 1982-12-03 / Wilfred Benítez / MI,USA / MD 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 154 The Ring / 1983-05 / Vacant / (5 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 160 WBC Middleweight Title / 1987-10-29 / Juan D. Roldán / NV, USA / KO 4 12 (Lost)

(12) Jeff Fenech (AUS); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 1985-04-26 / SatoshiI Shingaki / Sydney, Australia / TKO 4 15 (3 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1987-05-08 / Samart Payakaroon / Sydney, Australia / KO 4 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1988-03-07 / Víctor Callejas / Sydney, Australia / TKO 10 12 (3 consecutive)

(13) Héctor Camacho (PR); Belts: 130, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1983-08-07 / Rafael Limón / San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 5 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBC Lightweight Title / 1985-08-10 / José L.Ramírez / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBO Light Welterweight Title / 1989-03-06 / Ray Mancini / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (2 consecutive)

(14) Julio César Chávez (MEX); Belts: 130, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1984-09-13 / Mario Martínez / CA, USA / TKO 8 12 (9 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBA Lightweight Title / 1987-11-21 / Edwin Rosario / NV, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 The Ring Lightweight Title / 1988-10-25 / José Luis Ramírez / NV, USA / TD 11 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 1989-05-13 / Roger Mayweather / CA, USA / TKO 10 12 (11 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 140 Lineal Light Welterweight Title / 1990-03-17 / Meldrick Taylor / NV, USA / TKO 12 12 (10 consecutive)

(15) Iran Barkley (USA); Belts: 160, 168 & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 WBC Middleweight Title / 1988-06-06 / Thomas Hearns / NV, USA / TKO 3 12 (Lost)
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1992-01-10 / Darryn Van Horn / NY, USA / TKO 2 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBA Light Heavyweight Title / 1992-03-20 / Thomas Hearns / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (Vacates it)

(16) Duke McKenzie (UK); Belts: 112, 118 & 122

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF Flyweight Title / 1988-10-05 / Rolando Bohol / London, England / TKO 11 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBO Bantamweight Title / 1991-06-30 / Gaby Canizales / London, England / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 1992-10-15 / Jesse Benavides / London, England / UD 12 12 (Lost)

(17) Pernell Whitaker (USA); Belts: 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1989-02-18 / Greg Haugen / VA, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutive defenses)
  • 1st Title: 135 The Ring Lightweight Title / 1990-08-11 / Juan Nazario / NV, USA / KO 1 12 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 140 IBF Light Welterweight Title / 1992-07-18 / Rafael Pineda / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 147 Lineal and WBC Welterweight Title / 1993-03-06 / James (Buddy) McGirt / NY, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutive defenses)

(18) Mike McCallum (JAM); Belts: 154, 160 & 175

  • 1st Title:154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1984-10-19 / Sean Mannion / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (6 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 160 WBA Middleweight Title / 1989-05-10 / Heroll Graham / London, England / SD 12 12 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBC Light Heavyweight Title / 1994-07-23 / Jeff Harding / ND, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive defense)

(19) Wilfredo Vázquez (PR); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1987-10-04 / Chan-Yong Park / Seoul, South Korea / TKO 10 15 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBA Super Bantamweight Title / 1992-03-27 / Raúl Pérez / Mexico City, Mexico / TKO 3 12 (9 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 126 WBA Featherweight Title / 1996-05-18 / Eloy Rojas / NV, USA / TKO 11 12 (4 consecutive)

(20) Oscar De La Hoya (USA); Belts: 130, 135, 140, 147, 154 & 160

  • 1st Title: 130 WBO Super Featherweight Title / 1994-03-05 / Jimmy Bredahl / CA, USA / TKO 10 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 vacant WBO Lightweight Title / 1995-02-18 / John-John Molina / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 140 Lineal and WBC Light Welterweight Title / 1996-06-07 / Julio César Chávez / NV, USA / TKO 4 12 (1 consecutive)

(21) Roy Jones Jr. (USA); Belts: 160, 168, 175 & Hvy

  • 1st Title: 160 IBF Middleweight Title / 1993-05-22 / Bernard Hopkins / Washington, D.C., USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1994-11-18 / James Toney / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (5 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBC Light Heavyweight Title / 1996-11-22 / Mike McCallum / FL, USA / UD 12 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 The Ring Light Heavyweight Title / 2001 / Vacant / (3 consecutive)

(22) Leo Gamez (VEN); Belts: 105, 108, 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 105 WBA Minimumweight Title / 1988-01-10 / Bong-Jun Kim / Pusan, Korea / UD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 108 WBA Light Flyweight Title / 1993-10-21 / Shiro Yahiro / Tokyo, Japan / TKO 9 12 (3 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1999-03-13 / Hugo Rafael Soto / NY, USA / TKO 3 12 (Lost)

(23) Félix Trinidad (PR); Belts: 147, 154 & 160

  • 1st Title: 147 IBF Welterweight Title / 1993-06-19 / Maurice Blocker / CA, USA / KO 2 12 (15 consecutive)
  • 1st Title: 147 Lineal Welterweight Title / 1999-09-18 / Oscar De La Hoya / NV, USA / MD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2000-03-03 / David Reid / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 160 WBA Middleweight Title / 2001-05-13 / William Joppy / NY, USA / TKO 5 12 (Lost)

(24) Johnny Tapia (USA); Belts: 115, 118 & 126

  • 1st Title: 115 WBO Super Flyweight Title / 1994-10-12 / Henry Martínez / NM, USA / TKO 11 12 (13 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1998-12-05 / Nana Konadu / NJ, USA / MD 12 12 (Lost it)
  • 3rd Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2002-04-27 / Manuel Medina / NY, USA / MD 12 12 (Lost)

(25) James Toney (USA); Belts: 160, 168, 190 & 210

  • 1st Title: 160 Lineal and IBF World Middleweight Title / 1991-05-10 / Michael Nunn / IA, USA / TKO 11 12
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1993-02-13 / Iran Barkley / NV, USA / TKO 10 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 200 IBF Cruiserweight Title / 2003-04-26 / Vassiliy Jirov / CT, USA / UD 12 12 (Vacates)

(26) Shane Mosley (USA); Belts: 135, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1997-08-02 / Philip Holiday / CT, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 147 Lineal and WBC Welterweight Title / 2000-06-17 / Oscar De La Hoya / CA, USA / SD 12 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 154 The Ring and WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2003-09-13 / Oscar De La Hoya / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Lost)

(27) Manny Pacquiao (PHI); Belts: 112, 122, 126, 130, 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 112 Lineal and WBC Flyweight Title / 1998-12-04 / Chatchai Sasakul / Phuttamonthon, Thailand / KO 8 12 (1 successful defense)
  • 2nd Title: 122 IBF Super Bantamweight Title / 2001-06-23 / Lehlohonolo Ledwaba / Nevada, USA / TKO 6 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 126 The Ring Featherweight Title / 2003-11-15 / Marco Antonio Barrera / Texas, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutives)

(28) Erik Morales (MEX); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1997-09-06 / Daniel Zaragoza / TX, USA / KO 11 12 (9 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 2000-09-02 / Kevin Kelley / TX, USA / TKO 7 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2004-02-28 / Jesús Chávez / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutives)

(29) Marco Antonio Barrera (MEX); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 1995-03-31 / Daniel Jiménez / CA, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 126 The Ring and WBC Featherweight Title / 2002-06-22 / Erik Morales / NV, USA / UD 12 12
  • 3rd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2004-11-27 / Erik Morales / NV, USA / MD 12 12

(30) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (USA); Belts: 130, 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 130 Lineal and WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1998-10-03 / Genaro Hernández / NV, USA / RTD 8 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 135 The Ring and WBC Lightweight Title / 2002-04-20 / José Luis Castillo / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 2005-06-25 / Arturo Gatti / NJ, USA / TKO 6 12

(31) Juan Manuel Márquez (MEX); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2003-02-01 / Manuel Medina / NV, USA / TKO 7 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2007-03-17 / Marco Antonio Barrera / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 135 The Ring Lighweight Title / 2008-09-13 / Joel Casamayor / Nevada, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutives)

(32) Jorge Arce (MEX); Belts: 108, 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 108 WBO Light Flyweight Title / 1998-12-05 / Juan Domingo Cordoba / Baja California, Mexico / UD 12 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 1st Title: 108 Lineal Light Flyweight Title / 2002-07-06 / Yo-Sam Choi / Seoul, South Korea / TKO 6 12 (7 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 112 WBC Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2005-07-30 / Angel Antonio Priolo / Baja California Sur, Mexico / TKO 3 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 115 WBA Super Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2008-09-15 / Rafael Concepcion / Mexico City, Mexico / RTD 9 12 (1 consecutive) (won WBO World Title on 2010-01-30)

(33) Fernando Montiel (MEX); Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 WBO Flyweight Title / 2000-12-15 / Isidro Garcia / Sonora, Mexico / TKO 7 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 WBO Super Flyweight Title / 2002-06-22 / Pedro Alcázar / NV, USA / TKO 6 12 (1 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 118 WBO Bantamweight Title (Interim) / 2009-03-28 / Diego Oscar Silva / Baja California, Mexico / KO 3 12 (elevated to full champion on 2009-04-25)

(34) Miguel Ángel Cotto (PR); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 vacant WBO Light Welterweight Title / 2004-09-11 / Kelson Pinto / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / TKO 6 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 147 vacant WBA Welterweight Title / 2006-12-02 / Carlos Quintana / NJ, USA / RTD 5 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2010-06-05 / Yuri Foreman / NY, USA / TKO 9 12

(35) Koki Kameda (JPN); Belts: 108, 112 & 118

  • 1st Title: 108 vacant WBA Light Flyweight Title / 2006-08-02 / Juan Jose Landeata / Yokohama, Japan / SD 12
  • 2nd Title: 112 Lineal and WBC Flyweight Title / 2009-11-29 / Daisuke Naito / Saitama, Japan / UD 12
  • 3rd Title: 118 vacant WBA Bantamweight Title / 2010-12-26 / Alexander Munoz / Saitama, Japan / UD 12

(36) Nonito Donaire (PHI); Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF Flyweight Title / 2007-07-07 / Vic Darchinyan / CT, USA / TKO 5 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 WBA Super Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2009-08-15 / Rafael Concepcion / NV, USA / UD 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 118 WBC and WBO Bantamweight Title / 2011-02-19 / Fernando Montiel / NV, USA / TKO 2 12

(37) Robert Guerrero (USA); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2006-09-02 / Erick Aiken / LA, USA / RTD 8 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 130 IBF Super Featherweight Title / 2009-08-22 / Malcolm Klassen / TX, USA / UD 12 (vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 135 WBA and WBO Lightweight Title (Interim) / 2011-04-09 / Michael Katsidis / NV, USA / UD 12

(38) Abner Mares (MEX); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBO Bantamweight Title / 2011-12-11 / Vic Darchinyan / WA, USA / SD 12 (vacates)
  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 2011-08-13 / Joseph Agbeko / NV, USA / MD 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 2012-04-21 / Eric Morel / CA, USA / UD 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 2013-05-04 / Daniel Ponce De Leon / NV, USA / TKO 9 12

List of Triple Champions (short) — Major Titles[edit]

List of Boxing Triple or Three Division Champions — Minor + Major Titles[edit]

  • The first column of the extreme left (Major titles only) refers to championships won from only major boxing entities such the WBC, the WBA, the IBF the WBO and The Ring. They are the organizations that generally considered as the 'real' ones.
  • The second column of the extreme left (Minor and Major titles) refers to any championships won from professional 'minor' boxing associations that are not yet well respected by the general boxing fan or public at 'world' level. Some of them, despite having tremendous champions and superstars that sometimes eclipse the champions of the major entities, are still in the shadows. Please, see the List of Minor Boxing Entities of the Triple Champions in this page.
  • Only the first championship by Boxing weight-class is added to the fighter not matter he later obtain or win additional belts in the same division.

Example: Sugar Ray Leonard is a five(5)-time world champion in five(5) different weight categories:

  • He won his first title (147 pounds/WBC welterweight belt) in 1979-11-30 against Wilfred Benítez but later he also added the WBA Welterweight version from Thomas Hearns in 1981-09-16. So because Welterweight is the same division, not matter the boxing regulating body, his first championship counts only to proclaim him as the world Welterweight champ or two times Welter champion.
  • Leonard also won the world WBA light middleweight title (154 pounds) from Ayub Kalule in 1981-06-25 but he does not needed to win a second belt at this weight to be considered champion, so he is a one time world Light middleweight champ.

Example: Pernell Whitaker is a four(4)-time champion in four(4) different divisions:

  • His first ever title was the world IBF lightweight title (135 pounds) at 1989-02-18 from Greg Haugen. Whitaker also won the other two versions (WBA/1990-08-11 from Juan Nazario & WBC/1989-08-20 versus José Luis Ramírez) of the world Lightweight title in the same division, but only will be included here the very first title (1989-02-18). So Whitaker is a three(3)times world champion in one weight division (Lightweight), but is a six(6) times champion in four(4) different divisions.
  • And every new title in different weight divisions will be only accepted in this list to proclaim the champions in multiple divisions.

Example: Vinny Pazienza is a three(3)times world champion in three different divisions:

  • Pazienza's first belt was for the IBF lightweight title(135) at 1987-06-07 from Greg Haugen. The IBF title is considered a legitimate world title such the WBC, the WBA and the WBO.
  • He won the WBA light middleweight title(154) at 1991-10-01 from Gilbert Dele. It's his second world title in two(2)different divisions.
  • His next 'world' title was the IBO Super Middleweight Title(168)in 1993-12-28 from Dan Sherry. The IBO is still not recognized as a real 'world' association by the boxing fans, national commissions and writers. But I added Pazienza's three(3) titles in three(3)different weight divisions because all the titles are professional ones and because maybe one day that 'world' titles will be legitimate recognised by the World.
Number (Major titles only): Number (Minor and Major titles): Name: Nickname: Date of 3rd Title won: Division Titles: Total Number Titles: Successful Defenses:
1 1 New Zealand Bob Fitzsimmons Ruby 1903-11-25 Middleweight, Heavyweight and Light heavyweight 4
160: 2
Hvy: 0
175: 0
2 2 United States Tony Canzoneri None 1931-04-24 Featherweight, Lightweight and Light welterweight 6
126: 1
135: 4
140: 2
3 3 United States Barney Ross None 1934-05-28 Lightweight, Light welterweight and Welterweight 4
135: 1
140: 5
147: 2
4 4 United States Henry Armstrong Homicide Hank 1938-05-31 Featherweight, Lightweight and Welterweight 6
126: 1+4
135: 1
147: 19
5 5 United States Virgin Islands Emile Griffith None 1966-04-25 Light middleweight, Welterweight and Middleweight 8
154: 1
147: 1+4
160: 2
6 6 Puerto Rico Wilfred Benítez El Radar 1981-05-23 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight 8
140: 3
147: 2
154: 2
7 7 Nicaragua Alexis Argüello El Flaco Explosivo 1981-06-20 Featherweight, Super featherweight and Lightweight 4
126: 4
130: 8
135: 4
8 8 Panama Roberto Durán Manos de Piedra 1983-06-16 Lightweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight 6
135: 12
147: 0
154: 0
9 9 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Gómez Bazooka 1985-05-19 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight 3
122: 17
126: 0
130: 0
10 10 United States Ray Charles Leonard Sugar Ray 1987-04-06 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight 6
147: 5
154: 0
160: 0
11 11 United States Thomas Hearns The Hitman 1987-10-29 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight 8
147: 3
154: 3
175: 0
12 12 Australia Jeff Fenech Marrickville Mauler 1988-03-07 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 3
118: 3
122: 4
126: 3
13 13 Puerto Rico Héctor Camacho Macho Man 1989-03-06 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight 7
130: 1
135: 1
140: 2
14 14 Mexico Julio César Chávez J.C. Superstar 1989-05-13 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight 6
130: 9
135: 2
140: 12+4
15 15 United States Iran Barkley The Blade 1992-03-20 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight 4
160: 0
168: 0
175: 0
16 16 United Kingdom Duke McKenzie None 1992-10-15 Flyweight, Bantamweight and Super bantamweight 3
112: 1
118: 2
122: 0
17 17 United States Pernell Whitaker Sweet Pea 1993-03-06 Lightweight, Super lightweight and Welterweight 7
135: 8
140: 0
147: 9
N/A 18 United States Vinny Pazienza Pazmanian Devil 1993-12-28 Lightweight, Super welterweight and Super middleweight 6
135: 0
154: 0
168: 2
N/A 19 United States Roger Mayweather Black Mamba 1994-05-28 Super featherweight, Light welterweight and Welterweight 5
130: 2
140: 3
147: 0
18 20 United States Mike McCallum Bodysnatcher 1994-07-23 Light middleweight, Middleweight and Light heavyweight 3
154: 6
160: 4
175: 1
N/A 21 Australia Lester Ellis None 1994-12-03 Super featherweight, Light welterweight and Welterweight 5
130: 1
140: 0
147: 0
N/A 22 United States Bobby Czyz Matinee Idol 1995-12-05 Light heavyweight, Cruiserweight and Super-cruiserweight 3
175: 3
190: 3
210: 0
N/A 23 United States Joey Gamache None 1996-03-31 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight 4
130: 0
135: 0
140: 0
19 24 Puerto Rico Wilfredo Vázquez Orgullo de Puerto Rico 1996-05-18 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 4
118: 1
122: 9
126: 4
20 25 United States Oscar De La Hoya Golden Boy 1996-06-07 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight 10
130: 1
135: 6
140: 1
25 26 United States James Toney Lights Out 1996-08-09 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight 10
160: 1+6
168: 3
175: 5
N/A 27 United States James "Buddy" McGirt Buddy 1996-10-25 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight 3
140: 1
147: 2
154: 0
N/A 28 United States Orlando Canizales None 1996-11-02 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 3
118: 15
122: 2
126: 0
21 29 United States Roy Jones Jr. Junior 1996-11-22 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight 12
160: 4
168: 5
175: 11
N/A 30 United States Greg Haugen Greg Lee Haugen 1998-11-20 Lightweight, Super lightweight and Welterweight 4
135: 2
140: 0
147: 0
22 31 Venezuela Leo Gamez Torito 1999-03-13 Minimumweight, Light flyweight and Flyweight 4
105: 1
108: 4
112: 1
N/A 32 Colombia Mauricio Pastrana El Pintoso 1999-04-03 Light flyweight, Flyweight and Super flyweight 5
108: 2
112: 0
115: 3
N/A 33 United States Junior Jones Poison 1999-04-10 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 3
118: 1
122: 1
126: 1
23 34 Puerto Rico Félix Trinidad Tito 2001-05-13 Welterweight, Light middleweight and Middleweight 5
147: 15
154: 2
160: 0
N/A 35 South Africa Cassius Baloyi Mr. Shy Guy 2002-04-17 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight 5
122: 4
126: 7
130: 5+1
24 36 United States Johnny Tapia Mi Vida Loca 2002-04-27 Super flyweight, Bantamweight and Featherweight 3
115: 14
118: 2
126: 0
N/A 37 South Africa Lehlohonolo Ledwaba Hands of Stone 2002-07-27 Bantamweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 3
118: 1
122: 5
126: 0
N/A 39 South Africa Mzukisi Sikali Lacier 2002-09-14 Light flyweight, Super bantamweight and Flyweight 3
108: 0
122: 1
112: 2
N/A 40 United States Danny Romero Kid Dynamite 2003-05-23 Flyweight, Super flyweight and Super bantamweight 3
112: 1
115: 2
122: 0
26 41 United States Shane Mosley Sugar Shane 2003-09-13 Lightweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight 3
135: 10
147: 4
154: 0
N/A 42 Italy Silvio Branco Barbaro 2003-10-10 Middleweight, Super middleweight and Light heavyweight 5
160: 8
168: 1
175: 0
27 43 Philippines Manny Pacquiao Pac-Man 2003-11-15 Flyweight, Super bantamweight and Featherweight 9
112: 1
122: 4
126: 2
28 44 Mexico Erik Morales El Terrible 2004-02-28 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight 6
122: 9
126: 1+2
130: 1
29 45 Mexico Marco Antonio Barrera The Baby-Faced Assassin 2004-11-27 Super bantamweight, Featherweight and Super featherweight 7
122: 8+5
126: 2
130: 4
N/A 46 United Kingdom Damaen Kelly None 2004-12-17 Flyweight, Bantamweight and Super flyweight 3
112: 1
118: 0
115: 0
N/A 47 United States Rob Calloway All-American Prizefighter 2005-06-24 Light heavyweight, Super-cruiserweight and Heavyweight 4
175: 4
210: 0
Hvy: 0
30 48 United States Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Money Mayweather 2005-06-25 Super featherweight, Lightweight and Super lightweight 8
130: 8
135: 3
140: 0
N/A 49 United States Zab Judah Super Zab 2007-11-17 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Light middleweight 6
140: 6
147: 1
154: 0
31 50 Mexico Juan Manuel Márquez Dinamita 2008-09-13 Featherweight, Super featherweight and Lightweight 7
126: 4
130: 1
135: 0
32 51 Mexico Jorge Arce Travieso 2008-09-15 Light flyweight, Flyweight* and Super flyweight* 5
108: 2+8
112: 4
115: 1+0
33 52 Mexico Fernando Montiel Cochulito 2009-04-25 Flyweight, Super flyweight and Bantamweight 4
112: 3
115: 2+7
118: 0
N/A 53 Armenia Vic Darchinyan Raging Bull 2010-05-20 Flyweight, Super flyweight and Bantamweight 6
112: 5
115: 2
118: 0
34 54 Puerto Rico Miguel Ángel Cotto Junito 2010-06-05 Light welterweight, Welterweight and Super welterweight 4
140: 6
147: 4
154: 0
35 55 Japan Koki Kameda 2010-12-26 Light Flyweight, Flyweight and Bantamweight 3
108:
112:
118:
36 56 Philippines Nonito Donaire The Filipino Flash 2011-02-19 Flyweight, Super Flyweight* and Bantamweight 4
112: 3
115: 2
118:
37 57 United States Robert Guerrero The Ghost 2011-04-09 Featherweight, Super Featherweight and Lightweight* 4
126: 3
130:
135:
38 58 Mexico Abner Mares 2013-05-04 Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight and Featherweight 4
118: 1
122: 1
126: 0

* Interim World Title

Note: Please, follow the structure of the lists. Do not edit without reading how the lists are made.

List of Triple Champions (long) — Minor Titles + Major Titles[edit]

(1)(1) Bob Fitzsimmons (UK/NZ); Belts: 160, HVY & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 World Middle Weight Title / 1891-01-14 / Jack Dempsey / New Orleans, USA / TKO 13 20 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: Hvy World Heavyweight Title / 1897-03-17 / James J. Corbett / NV, USA / KO 14 20 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1903-11-25 / George Gardner / CA, USA / PTS 20 20 (Lost)

(2)(2) Tony Canzoneri (USA);Belts: 126, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 126 World Featherweight Title / 1927-10-24 / Johnny Dundee / NY, USA / PTS 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1930-11-14 / Al Singer / NY, USA / KO 1 15 (4 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 140 World Light Welterweight Title / 1931-04-24 / Jackie Berg / IL, USA / KO 3 15 (3 consecutive defenses)

(3)(3) Barney Ross (USA);Belts: 135, 140 & 147

  • 1st Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1933-06-23 / Tony Canzoneri / IL, USA / MD 10 10 (1 consecutive, vacates it)
  • 2nd Title: 140 World Jr. Welterweight Title / 1933-06-23 / Tony Canzoneri / IL, USA / MD 10 10 (9 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 147 World Welterweight Title / 1934-05-28 / Jimmy McLarnin / NY, USA / SD 15 15 (Lost)

(4)(4) Henry Armstrong (USA); Belts: 126, 135 & 147

  • 1st Title: 126 World Featherweight Title / 1937-10-29 / Petey Sarron / NY, USA / KO 6 15 (vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1938-08-17 / Lou Ambers / NY, USA / SD 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 147 World Welterweight and The Ring Welterweight Title / 1938-05-31 / Barney Ross / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (19 consecutive defenses)

(5)(5) Emile Griffith (VI); Belts: 154, 147 & 160

  • 1st Title: 154 World Jr. Middleweight Title (ABC) / 1962-10-17 / Teddy Wright / Vienna, Austria / PTS 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 147 World and Welterweight Title / 1961-04-01 / Benny Paret / FL, USA / KO 13 15 (1 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 160 The Ring and WBC Middleweight Title / 1966-4-25 / Dick Tiger / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (2 consecutive defenses)

(6)(6) Wilfred Benítez (PR); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 The Ring and WBA Light Welterweight Title / 1976-03-06 / Antonio Cervantes / San Juan, Puerto Rico / SD 15 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1979-01-14 / Carlos Palomino / San Juan, Puerto Rico / SD 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBC Super Welterweight Title / 1981-05-23 / Maurice Hope / NV, USA / TKO 12 15 (2 consecutive defenses)

(7)(7) Alexis Argüello (NIC); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 The Ring and WBA Featherweight Title / 1974-11-23 / Rubén Olivares / CA, USA / KO 13 15 (4 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1978-01-28 / Alfredo Escalera / San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 13 15 (8 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 135 The Ring and WBC Lightweight Title / 1981-06-20 / Jim Watt / Wembley, England / UD 15 15 (4 consecutive defenses)

(8)(8) Roberto Durán (PAN); Belts: 135, 147, 154, 160

  • 1st Title: 135 The Ring and WBA Lightweight Title / 1972-06-26 / Ken Buchanan / NY, USA / TKO 13 15 (12 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1980-06-20 / Ray Charles Leonard / Montreal, Canada / UD 15 15 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1983-06-16 / Dave Moore / NY, USA / TKO 8 15 (Stripped)

(9)(9) Wilfredo Gómez (PR); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1977-05-21 / Dong Kyun Yum / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / KO 12 15 (17 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1984-03-31 / Juan LaPorte / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / UD 12 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 130 The Ring and WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1985-05-19 / Rocky Lockridge / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / MD 15 15 (Lost)

(10)(10) Ray Charles Leonard (USA); Belts: 147, 154, 160, 168 & 175

  • 1st Title: 147 The Ring and WBC Welterweight Title / 1979-11-30 / Wilfredo Benítez / NV, USA / TKO 15 15 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 154 The Ring and WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1981-06-25 / Ayub Kalule / TX, USA / TKO 9 15 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 160 The Ring and WBC Middleweight Title / 1987-04-06 / Marvin Hagler / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (Vacates)

(11)(11) Thomas Hearns (USA); Belts: 147, 154, 175, 160, 168

  • 1st Title: 147 WBA Welterweight Title / 1980-08-02 / Pipino Cuevas / MI, USA / TKO 2 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 154 WBC Super Welterweight Title / 1982-12-03 / Wilfred Benítez / MI,USA / MD 15 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 154 The Ring / 1983-05 / Vacant / (5 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 160 WBC Middleweight Title / 1987-10-29 / Juan D. Roldán / NV, USA / KO 4 12 (Lost)

(12)(12) Jeff Fenech (AUS); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 1985-04-26 / SatoshiI Shingaki / Sydney, Australia / TKO 4 15 (3 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1987-05-08 / Samart Payakaroon / Sydney, Australia / KO 4 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1988-03-07 / Víctor Callejas / Sydney, Australia / TKO 10 12 (3 consecutive)

(13)(13) Héctor Camacho (PR); Belts: 130, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1983-08-07 / Rafael Limón / San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 5 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBC Lightweight Title / 1985-08-10 / José L.Ramírez / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBO Light Welterweight Title / 1989-03-06 / Ray Mancini / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (2 consecutive)

(14)(14) Julio César Chávez (MEX); Belts: 130, 135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1984-09-13 / Mario Martínez / CA, USA / TKO 8 12 (9 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBA Lightweight Title / 1987-11-21 / Edwin Rosario / NV, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 The Ring Lightweight Title / 1988-10-25 / José Luis Ramírez / NV, USA / TD 11 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 1989-05-13 / Roger Mayweather / CA, USA / TKO 10 12 (11 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 140 Lineal Light Welterweight Title / 1990-03-17 / Meldrick Taylor / NV, USA / TKO 12 12 (10 consecutive)

(15)(15) Iran Barkley (USA); Belts: 160, 168 & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 WBC Middleweight Title / 1988-06-06 / Thomas Hearns / NV, USA / TKO 3 12 (Lost)
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1992-01-10 / Darryn Van Horn / NY, USA / TKO 2 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBA Light Heavyweight Title / 1992-03-20 / Thomas Hearns / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (Vacates it)

(16)(16) Duke McKenzie (UK); Belts: 112, 118 & 122

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF Flyweight Title / 1988-10-05 / Rolando Bohol / London, England / TKO 11 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBO Bantamweight Title / 1991-06-30 / Gaby Canizales / London, England / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 1992-10-15 / Jesse Benavides / London, England / UD 12 12 (Lost)

(17)(17) Pernell Whitaker (USA); Belts: 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1989-02-18 / Greg Haugen / VA, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutive defenses)
  • 1st Title: 135 The Ring Lightweight Title / 1990-08-11 / Juan Nazario / NV, USA / KO 1 12 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 140 IBF Light Welterweight Title / 1992-07-18 / Rafael Pineda / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 147 Lineal and WBC Welterweight Title / 1993-03-06 / James (Buddy) McGirt / NY, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutive defenses)

(N/A)(18) Vinny Pazienza (USA); Belts: 135, 154 & 168

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1987-06-07 / Greg Haugen / RI, USA / UD 15 15 (Lost)
  • 2nd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1991-10-01 / Gilber Delé / RI, USA / TKO 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 168 IBO Super Middleweight Title / 1993-12-28 / Dan Sherry / CO, USA / KO 11 15 (Vacates)

(N/A)(19) Roger Mayweather (USA); Belts: 130, 140 & 147

  • 1st Title: 130 The Ring and WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1983-01-19 / Samuel Serrano San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 8 15 (2 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title 1987-11-12 / René Arredondo / CA, USA / TKO 6 12 (4 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 147 IBO Light Welter Weight Title / 1994-05-28 / Eduardo Montes / UT, USA / KO 3 12

(18)(20) Mike McCallum (JAM); Belts: 154, 160 & 175

  • 1st Title:154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 1984-10-19 / Sean Mannion / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (6 consecutive defenses)
  • 2nd Title: 160 WBA Middleweight Title / 1989-05-10 / Heroll Graham / London, England / SD 12 12 (3 consecutive defenses)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBC Light Heavyweight Title / 1994-07-23 / Jeff Harding / ND, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive defense)

(N/A)(21) Lester Ellis (Aus); Belts: 130, 147 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 IBF Super Featherweight Title / 1985-02-15 / Hwan-Kil Yuh / Victoria, Australia / SD 15 15
  • 2nd Title: 147 vacant WBF Welterweight Title / 1993-02-19 / Rocky Berg / South Australia, Australia / KO 2 12
  • 3rd Title: 140 vacant IBO Light Welterweight Title / 1994-12-03 / Al Coquilla / Western Australia, Australia / KO 1 12

(N/A)(22) Bobby Czyz (USA); Belts: 175, 190 & 210*

  • 1st Title: 175 IBF Light Heavyweight Title / 1986-09-06 / Slobodan Kacar / NV, USA / TKO 5 12
  • 2nd Title: 190 WBA Cruiserweight Title / 1991-03-08 / Robert Daniels / NJ, USA / SD 12 12
  • 3rd Title: 210 vacant WBU Super Cruiserweight Title / 1995-12-05 / Richard Jackson / MS, USA / TKO 6 12

(N/A)(23) Joey Gamache (USA); Belts: 130,135 & 140

  • 1st Title: 130 vacant WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1991-06-28 / Jerry Ngobeni / Maine, USA / TKO 10 12 (Vacates it)
  • 2nd Title: 135 vacant WBA Lightweight Title / 1992-06-13 / Chil-Sung Chun / Maine, USA / TKO 9 12
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBU Light Welterweight Title / 1996-03-31 / Ray Martinez / Maine, USA / UD 12 12

(19)(24) Wilfredo Vázquez (PR); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1987-10-04 / Chan-Yong Park / Seoul, South Korea / TKO 10 15 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBA Super Bantamweight Title / 1992-03-27 / Raúl Pérez / Mexico City, Mexico / TKO 3 12 (9 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 126 Lineal and WBA Featherweight Title / 1996-05-18 / Eloy Rojas / NV, USA / TKO 11 12 (4 consecutive)

(20)(25) Oscar De La Hoya (USA); Belts: 130, 135, 140, 147, 154 & 160

  • 1st Title: 130 WBO Super Featherweight Title / 1994-03-05 / Jimmy Bredahl / CA, USA / TKO 10 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 135 vacant WBO Lightweight Title / 1995-02-18 / John-John Molina / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 140 Lineal and WBC Light Welterweight Title / 1996-06-07 / Julio César Chávez / NV, USA / TKO 4 12 (1 consecutive)

(N/A)(26) James "Buddy" McGirt (USA); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 vacant IBF Light Welterweight Title / 1988-02-14 / Frankie Warren / TX, USA / KO 12 15 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 147 Lineal and WBC Welterweight Title / 1991-11-29 / Simon Brown / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 154 IBC Light Middleweight Title / 1996-10-25 / Kevin Tillman / MS, USA / PTS 12 12 (Vacates)

(N/A)(27) Orlando Canizales (USA);Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 1988-07-09 / Kelvin Seabrooks / NJ, USA / TKO 15 15 (16 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 IBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1995-07-15 / John Lewus / NV, USA / PTS 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 126 IBA Featherweight Title / 1996-11-02 / Sergio Reyes / Chiba, Japan / TKO 10 12 (1 consecutive)

(21)(28) Roy Jones Jr. (USA); Belts: 160, 168, 175 & Hvy

  • 1st Title: 160 IBF Middleweight Title / 1993-05-22 / Bernard Hopkins / Washington, D.C., USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1994-11-18 / James Toney / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (5 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBC Light Heavyweight Title / 1996-11-22 / Mike McCallum / FL, USA / UD 12 12 (Lost)
  • 3rd Title: 175 The Ring Light Heavyweight Title / 2001 / Vacant / (3 consecutive)

(N/A)(29) Greg Haugen (USA); Belts: 135, 140 & 147

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1986-12-05 / Jimmy Paul / NV, USA / MD 15 15 (Lost)
  • 2nd Title: 140 WBO Light Welterweight Title / 1991-02-23 / Héctor Camacho / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Stripped)
  • 3rd Title: 147 WBF Welterweight Title / 1998-11-20 / Paul Nave / CA, USA / PTS 12 12 (No contest, retires)

(22)(30) Leo Gamez (VEN); Belts: 105, 108, & 112

  • 1st Title: 105 WBA Minimumweight Title / 1988-01-10 / Bong-Jun Kim / Pusan, Korea / UD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 108 WBA Light Flyweight Title / 1993-10-21 / Shiro Yahiro / Tokyo, Japan / TKO 9 12 (3 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1999-03-13 / Hugo Rafael Soto / NY, USA /TKO 3 12 (Lost)

(N/A)(31) Mauricio Pastrana (COL); Belts: 108, 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 108 IBF Light Flyweight Title / 1997-01-18 / Michael Carbajal / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title (Interim) / 1998-10-03 / José Bonilla / Caracas, Venezuela / UD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 115 IBO Super Flyweight Title / 1999-04-03 / Edison Torres / Cartagena, Colombia / PTS 12 12 (Vacates)

(N/A)(32) Junior Jones (USA); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1993-10-23 / Jorge E. Julio / NJ, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 1996-11-22 / Marcos A.Barrera / FL, USA / DQ 5 12 (1 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 126 IBO Featherweight Title / 1999-04-10 / Richard Evatt / Manchester, England / TKO 11 12 (Vacates)

(23)(33) Félix Trinidad (PR); Belts: 147, 154 & 160

  • 1st Title: 147 IBF Welterweight Title / 1993-06-19 / Maurice Blocker / CA, USA / KO 2 12 (15 consecutive)
  • 1st Title: 147 Lineal Welterweight Title / 1999-09-18 / Oscar De La Hoya / NV, USA / MD 12 12 (Vacates)
  • 2nd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2000-03-03 / David Reid / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 160 WBA Middleweight Title / 2001-05-13 / William Joppy / NY, USA / TKO 5 12 (Lost)

(N/A)(34) Cassius Baloyi (SA); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBU Super Bantamweight Title / 1996-11-15 / Frank Toledo / FL, USA / UD 12 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 126 WBU Featherweight Title / 1998-04-24 / Sergio Rafael Liendo / CA, USA / UD 12 12 (7 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 130 vacant IBO Super Featherweight Title / 2002-04-17 / Tiger Ari / Gauteng, South Africa / TKO 6 12 (3 consecutives)

(24)(35) Johnny Tapia (USA); Belts: 115, 118 & 126

  • 1st Title: 115 WBO Super Flyweight Title / 1994-10-12 / Henry Martínez / NM, USA / TKO 11 12 (13 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1998-12-05 / Nana Konadu / NJ, USA / MD 12 12 (Lost it)
  • 3rd Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2002-04-27 / Manuel Medina / NY, USA / MD 12 12 (Lost)

(N/A)(36) Lehlohonolo Ledwaba (SA); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 vacant WBU Bantamweight Title / 1996-11-17 / Cruz Carbajal / Johannesburg, South Africa / PTS 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 122 vacant IBF Super Bantamweight Title / 1999-05-29 / John Johnson / Hammansal, South Africa / UD 12 12 (5 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 126 vacant WBU Featherweight Title / 2002-07-27 / Vuyani Bungu / Carnival City, South Africa / UD 12 12 (Vacates)

(N/A)(37) Sirimongkol Singwangcha (THAI); Belts: 115, 118 & 130

  • 1st Title: 115 WBU Super Flyweight Title / 1995-08-05 / Juanito Boy Cuma / Bangkok, Thailand / PTS 12 12
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBU Bantamweight Title / 1995-12-23 / Miguel Espinoza / Bangkok, Thailand / PTS 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 130 vacant WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2002-08-24 / Kengo Nagashima / Tokyo, Japan / KO 2 12 (1 consecutive)

(N/A)(38) Mzukisi Sikali (SA); Belts: 108, 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 108 WBU Light Flyweight Title / 1996-11-08 / Nungdiaw Sakcharuporn / Bangkok, Thailand / TKO 10 12 (Lost)
  • 2nd Title: 115 WBU Super Flyweight Title / 1998-08-01 / Luigi Castiglione / Tronto, Italy / TKO 8 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 112 IBO Flyweight Title / 2002-09-14 / Masibulele Makepula / Gauteng, South Africa / MD 12 12 (2 consecutives)

(25)(39) James Toney (USA); Belts: 160, 168, 190 & 210

  • 1st Title: 160 Lineal and IBF World Middleweight Title / 1991-05-10 / Michael Nunn / IA, USA / TKO 11 12
  • 2nd Title: 168 IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1993-02-13 / Iran Barkley / NV, USA / TKO 10 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 200 IBF Cruiserweight Title / 2003-04-26 / Vassiliy Jirov / CT, USA / UD 12 12 (Vacates)

(N/A)(40) Danny Romero (USA); Belts: 112, 115 & 122;

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF Flyweight Title / 1995-04-22 / Francisco Tejedor / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 115 IBF Super Flyweight Title / 1996-08-24 / Harold Grey / NM, USA / KO 2 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 3rd Title: 122 IBA Super Bantamweight Title / 2003-05-23 / Trinidad Mendoza / NM, USA / UD 12 12

(26)(41) Shane Mosley (USA); Belts: 135, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 135 IBF Lightweight Title / 1997-08-02 / Philip Holiday / CT, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 147 Lineal and WBC Welterweight Title / 2000-06-17 / Oscar De La Hoya / CA, USA / SD 12 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 154 The Ring and WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2003-09-13 / Oscar De La Hoya / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Lost)

(N/A)(42) Silvio Branco (ITA); Belts: 160,168 & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 WBU Middleweight Title / 1996-09-12 / Thomas Tate / Lazio, Italy / UD 12 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 168 WBU Super Middleweight Title / 2000-04-15 / Glen Johnson / Padova, Italy / UD 12 12
  • 3rd Title: 175 WBA Light Heavyweight / 2003-10-10 / Mehdi Sahnoune / Marseille, France / TKO 11 12

(27)(43) Manny Pacquiao (PHI); Belts: 112, 122, 126, 130, 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 112 Lineal and WBC Flyweight Title / 1998-12-04 / Chatchai Sasakul / Phuttamonthon, Thailand / KO 8 12 (1 successful defense)
  • 2nd Title: 122 IBF Super Bantamweight Title / 2001-06-23 / Lehlohonolo Ledwaba / Nevada, USA / TKO 6 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 126 The Ring Featherweight Title / 2003-11-15 / Marco Antonio Barrera / Texas, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutives)

(28)(44) Erik Morales (MEX); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 1997-09-06 / Daniel Zaragoza / TX, USA / KO 11 12 (9 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 2000-09-02 / Kevin Kelley / TX, USA / TKO 7 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2004-02-28 / Jesús Chávez / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (1 consecutives)

(29)(45) Marco Antonio Barrera (MEX); Belts: 122, 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 1995-03-31 / Daniel Jiménez / CA, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 126 The Ring and WBC Featherweight Title / 2002-06-22 / Erik Morales / NV, USA / UD 12 12
  • 3rd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2004-11-27 / Erik Morales / NV, USA / MD 12 12

(N/A)(46) Damaen Kelly (England); Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 IBO Flyweight Title / 2000-09-30 / Zolile Mbityi / Peterborough, England / MD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBF Bantamweight Title / 2002-05-21 / Celso Danggod / London, England / UD 12 12 (Vacates it)
  • 3rd Title:115 IBO Super Flyweight Title / 2004-12-17 / Jason Booth / Yorkshire, England / UD 12 12 (Vacates)

(N/A)(47) Rob Calloway (USA) Belts: 175, 210 & Hvy

  • 1st Title: 175 WAA Light Heavyweight Title / 1997-04-02 / Ray Domenge / MO, USA / TKO 9 12 (4 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 210 vacant IBA Junior Heavyweight Title (Super-cruiserweight) / 2000-03-31 / Troy Weida / IA, USA / TKO 1 12
  • 3rd Title: Hvy vacant WBF Heavyweight Title / 2005-06-24 / Bob Mirovic / Queensland, Australia / UD 12 12

(30)(48) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (USA); Belts: 130, 135, 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 130 Lineal and WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1998-10-03 / Genaro Hernández / NV, USA / RTD 8 12 (8 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 135 The Ring and WBC Lightweight Title / 2002-04-20 / José Luis Castillo / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 2005-06-25 / Arturo Gatti / NJ, USA / TKO 6 12

(N/A)(49) Zab Judah (USA); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 vacant IBF Light Welterweight Title / 2000-02-12 / Jan-Piet Bergman / CT, USA / KO 4 12
  • 2nd Title: 147 The Ring, WBC, WBA and IBF Welterweight Title / 2005-02-05 / Cory Spinks / Missouri, USA / TKO 9 12
  • 3rd Title: 154 vacant IBC Light Middleweight Title / 2007-11-17 / Ryan Davis / Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands / UD 12 12

(31)(50) Juan Manuel Márquez (MEX); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2003-02-01 / Manuel Medina / NV, USA / TKO 7 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 2007-03-17 / Marco Antonio Barrera / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 135 The Ring Lighweight Title / 2008-09-13 / Joel Casamayor / Nevada, USA / TKO 11 12 (2 consecutives)

(32)(53) Jorge Arce (MEX); Belts: 108, 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 108 WBO Light Flyweight Title / 1998-12-05 / Juan Domingo Cordoba / Baja California, Mexico / UD 12 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 1st Title: 108 Lineal Light Flyweight Title / 2002-07-06 / Yo-Sam Choi / Seoul, South Korea / TKO 6 12 (7 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 112 WBC Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2005-07-30 / Angel Antonio Priolo / Baja California Sur, Mexico / TKO 3 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 115 WBA Super Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2008-09-15 / Rafael Concepcion / Mexico City, Mexico / RTD 9 12 (1 consecutive) (won WBO World Title on 2010-01-30)

(33)(52) Fernando Montiel Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 WBO Flyweight Title / 2000-12-15 / Isidro Garcia / Sonora, Mexico / TKO 7 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 WBO Super Flyweight Title / 2002-06-22 / Pedro Alcázar / NV, USA / TKO 6 12 (1 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 118 WBO Bantamweight Title (Interim) / 2009-03-28 / Diego Oscar Silva / Baja California, Mexico / KO 3 12 (elevated to full champion on 2009-04-25)

(N/A)(53) Vic Darchinyan Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF Flyweight Title / 2004-12-16 / Irene Pacheco / FL, USA / TKO 11 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 IBF Super Flyweight Title / 2008-08-02 / Dmitry Kirillov / WA, USA / KO 5 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 118 IBO Bantamweight Title / 2010-05-20 / Eric Barcelona / New South Wales, Australia / UD 12 12

(34)(54) Miguel Ángel Cotto (PR); Belts: 140, 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 140 vacant WBO Light Welterweight Title / 2004-09-11 / Kelson Pinto / Hato Rey, Puerto Rico / TKO 6 12 (6 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 147 vacant WBA Welterweight Title / 2006-12-02 / Carlos Quintana / NJ, USA / RTD 5 12 (4 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 154 WBA Super Welterweight Title / 2010-06-05 / Yuri Foreman / NY, USA / TKO 9 12

(35)(55) Koki Kameda (JPN); Belts: 108, 112 & 118

  • 1st Title: 108 vacant WBA Light Flyweight Title / 2006-08-02 / Juan Jose Landeata / Yokohama, Japan / SD 12
  • 2nd Title: 112 Lineal and WBC Flyweight Title / 2009-11-29 / Daisuke Naito / Saitama, Japan / UD 12
  • 3rd Title: 118 vacant WBA Bantamweight Title / 2010-12-26 / Alexander Munoz / Saitama, Japan / UD 12

(36)(56) Nonito Donaire (PHI); Belts: 112, 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 IBF and IBO Flyweight Title / 2007-07-07 / Vic Darchinyan / CT, USA / TKO 5 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 WBA Super Flyweight Title (Interim) / 2009-08-15 / Rafael Concepcion / NV, USA / UD 12 (2 consecutives)
  • 3rd Title: 118 WBC and WBO Bantamweight Title / 2011-02-19 / Fernando Montiel / NV, USA / TKO 2 12

(37)(57) Robert Guerrero (USA); Belts: 126, 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2006-09-02 / Erick Aiken / LA, USA / RTD 8 12 (3 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 130 IBF Super Featherweight Title / 2009-08-22 / Malcolm Klassen / TX, USA / UD 12 (vacates)
  • 3rd Title: 135 WBA and WBO Lightweight Title (Interim) / 2011-04-09 / Michael Katsidis / NV, USA / UD 12

(38)(58) Abner Mares (MEX); Belts: 118, 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBO Bantamweight Title / 2011-12-11 / Vic Darchinyan / WA, USA / SD 12 (vacates)
  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 2011-08-13 / Joseph Agbeko / NV, USA / MD 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 122 WBC Super Bantamweight Title / 2012-04-21 / Eric Morel / CA, USA / UD 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 2013-05-04 / Daniel Ponce De Leon / NV, USA / TKO 9 12

(39)(59) Adrien Broner (USA); Belts: 130, 135 & 147

  • 1st Title: 130 WBO Super Featherweight Title / 2011-11-26 / Vicente Martin Rodriguez / OH, USA / KO 3 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBC Lightweight Title / 2012-11-17 / Antonio DeMarco / NJ, USA / TKO 8 12 (1 consecutive defense)
  • 3rd Title: 147 WBA Welterweight Title / 2013-06-22 / Paul Malignaggi / NY, USA / SD 12


Note: Please, do not edit without reading how the lists are made.

List of Triple Champions (short) — Minor Titles + Major Titles[edit]

Note:

  • The Super Featherweight (130 lbs) World Title of Manny Pacquiao runs a fourth major world title (not as third) in four totally different weight divisions. Pacquiao's third world title was The Ring World Featherweight Title after defeating Marco Antonio Barrera on November 15, 2003. Please, see the List of The Ring world champions to confirm this fact.
  • The IBF World Cruiserweight (200 lbs) Title of James Toney, which he won on April 26, 2003 against Vassiliy Jirov, was included in the list of major titles as his third major world title. However, his WBU Light Heavyweight (175 lbs) Title, that considered as a minor world title which he won on August 9, 1996 against Freddie Delgado, is chronologically included in the list of minor + major titles as his third world title instead of his IBF World Cruiserweight Title.
  • The Ring World Lightweight (135 lbs) Title of Juan Manuel Márquez that he won against Joel Casamayor on September 13, 2008 ran as the third major world title because The Ring recognized him, after defeating Casamayor, as the lineal champion in lightweight division. Please, see the List of The Ring world champions to verify this fact. But he eventually defeated Juan Díaz on February 28, 2009 and won another major world title at lightweight division.
  • The WBC Flyweight Interim Title of Jorge Arce, which he won against Angel Antonio Priolo on July 30, 2005 and defended four times, ran as the second major world title; while the WBA Super Flyweight Interim Title, which he won against Rafael Concepcion on September 15, 2008, ran as the third major world title. However, he won another super flyweight world title from WBO on January 30, 2010.

References of Triple Champions[edit]

List of Triple Champions (boxing records)

Triple Champions that skipped weight divisions[edit]

  • (8)(8) Roberto Durán (PAN); Belts: 135, 147, 154 (1983-06-16) & 160 — Durán skipped the super lightweight(140) division.
  • (17)(17) Duke McKenzie (UK); Belts: 112, 118 & 122 (1992-10-15) — McKenzie skipped the super flyweight (115) division.
  • (N/A)(18) Vinny Pazienza (USA); Belts: 135, 154 & 168 (1993-12-28) — Pazienza skipped the super lightweight (140), welterweight (147) & middleweight (160) divisions.
  • (18)(19) Mike McCallum (JAM); Belts: 154, 160 & 175 (1994-07-23) — McCallum skipped the super middleweight (168) division.
  • (N/A)(20) Roger Mayweather (USA); Belts: 130, 140 & 147 (1994-05-28) — Mayweather skipped the lightweight (135) division.
  • (21)(28) Roy Jones Jr. (USA); Belts: 160, 168, 175 (1996-11-22) & Hvy — Jones Jr. skipped the cruiserweight (190) division.
  • (24)(33) Johnny Tapia (USA); Belts: 115, 118 & 126 (2002-04-27) — Tapia skipped the super bantamweight (122) division.
  • (N/A)(35) Sirimongkol Singwangcha (THAI); Belts: 115, 118 & 130 (2002-08-24) — Singwangcha skipped the super bantamweight (122) & featherweight (126) divisions.
  • (N/A)(38) Danny Romero (USA); Belts: 112, 115 & 122 (2003-05-23) — Romero skipped the bantamweight (118) division.
  • (26)(39) Shane Mosley (USA); Belts: 135, 147 & 154 (2003-09-13) — Mosley skipped the super lightweight (140) division.
  • (27)(43) Manny Pacquiao (PHI); Belts: 112, 122, 126 (2003-11-15), 130, 135, 140, 147 & 154 — Pacquiao skipped the super flyweight (115) and bantamweight (118) divisions.

Triple Champions that won titles in other multiple divisions[edit]

Some fighters of this group or club were not satisfied to win just the incredible milestone of championships in three different weight divisions but to reach immortality in four, five, six and/or seven other different divisions or categories. The multiple champions who won in:

Group of Almost Triple Champions[edit]

This is the "Suggested" term that could be given to the group of boxers who won championship titles in two divisions and almost won three championship titles in three divisions.

  • This list consist only of any boxer that tried in futile to become a champion in three different weight divisions. They all are Double Champions in two different divisions or weights. All their attempts to win a third division belt are documented in the following list.
  • For example: Hilario Zapata (champion in 108 Light flyweight & 112 Flyweight) tried unsuccessfully to win the 115 world title from the 115 WBC Super Flyweight Titlist Sung-Kil Moon Seoul at 1993-02-27. Zapata only tried the feat in the next higher division. He never tried a second (or third) different division moving up in weight.
  • Another example: Hiroki Ioka who was champion at 105 & 108 Light flyweight and tried to obtain the third divisions title against three different world champions (David Griman, Saen Sor Ploenchit & Jose Bonilla) at 112 but losing all his respective efforts, plus trying to add anyway a third title in a still different weight category Super Flyweight against one champ(Satoshi Iida) although the result was again a lost.

List of Fighters that almost became Triple Champions (long)[edit]

(1) Georges Carpentier (FRA) Belts: 160 & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 European (EBU-World) Middleweight Title / 1912-02-29 / Jimmy Sullivan / Monte Carlo, Monaco / KO 2 20
  • 2nd Iitle: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1920-10-12 / Battling Levinsky / NJ, USA / KO 4 20 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: World Heavyweight Title / 1921-07-02 / Jack Dempsey / NJ, USA / L KO 4 20

(2) Mickey Walker (USA) Belts: 147 & 160

  • 1st Title: 147 World Welterweight Title / 1922-11-01 / Jack Britton / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (6 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 160 World Middleweight Title / 1926-12-03 / Tiger Flowers IL, USA / PTS 10 10 (4 consecutives)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1929-03-28 / Tommy Loughran / IL, USA / L PTS 10 10
  • Failed 3rd Title: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1933-11-03 / Maxie Rosenbloom / NY, USA / L UD 15 15

(3) Kid Chocolate (CUB) Belts: 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 126 Colorado World Featherweight Title / 1929-02-24 / Chick Suggs / Havana, Cuba / PTS 10 10
  • 2nd Iitle: 130 World Junior Lightweight Title / 1931-07-15 / Benny Bass / PA, USA / TKO 7 15 (6 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 135 World Lightweight Title / 1931-11-20 / Tony Canzoneri / NY, USA / L SD 15

(4) Newsboy Brown (USA) Belts: 112 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 Flyweight World Title / 1928-01-03 / Johnny McCoy / CA, USA / PTS 10 10 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 118 California State Bantamweight Title / 1931-03-03 / Speedy Dado / CA, USA / KO 3 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 126 Featherweight World Title / 1932-10-01 / Alberto Baby Arizmendi / CA, USA / L PTS 10 10

(5) Sugar Ray Robinson (USA) Belts: 147 & 160

  • 1st Title: 147 vacant NYSAC Welterweight Title / 1946-12-20 / Tommy Bell / NY, USA / UD 15 15 (5 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 160 Pennsylvania State World Middleweight Title / 1950-06-05 / Robert Villemain / PA, USA / UD 15 15 (2 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 175 World Light Heavyweight Title / 1952-06-25 / Joey Maxim / NY, USA / L TKO 14 15

(6) Fighting Harada (JAP) Belts: 112 & 118

  • 1st Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1962-10-10 / Pone Kingpetch Kokugikan / Tokyo, Japan / KO 11 15 (Lost it)
  • 2nd Iitle: 118 WBC Bantamweight Title / 1965-05-18 / Eder Jofre / Nagoya, Japan / SD 15 15 (4 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1969-07-28 / Johnny Famechon / Sydney, Australia / L PTS 15 15

(7) Bobby Chacón (USA) Belts: 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 126 vacant WBC Featherweight Title / 1974-09-07 / Alfredo Marcano / CA, USA / TKO 9 15 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1982-12-11 / Rafael Limón / CA, USA / UD 15 15 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 135 WBA Lightweight Title / 1984-01-14 / Ray Mancini / NV, USA / L TKO 3 15

(8) Azumah Nelson (GHA) Belts: 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 1984-12-08 / Wilfredo Gómez / San Juan, Puerto Rico / TKO 11 12 (6 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 130 vacant WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1988-02-29 / Mario Martinez / CA, USA / SD 12 12 (10 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 135 WBC and IBF Lightweight Title / 1990-05-19 / Pernell Whitaker / NV, USA / L UD 12 12

(9) Donald Curry (USA) Belts: 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 147 vacant WBA Welterweight Title / 1983-02-13 / Jun-Suk Hwang / TX, USA / UD 15 15 (7 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 154 WBC Light Middleweight Title / 1988-07-08 / Gianfranco Rosi / San Remo, Italy / TKO 10 12 (Lost it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 160 IBF Middleweight Title / 1990-10-18 / Michael Nunn / Paris, France / L KO 10 12

(10) Meldrick Taylor (USA) Belts: 140 & 147

  • 1st Title: 140 IBF Light Welterweight Title / 1988-09-03 / Buddy McGirt / NJ, USA / TKO 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 147 WBA Welterweight Title / 1991-01-19 / Aaron Davis / NJ, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 154 WBC Light Middleweight Title / 1992-05-09 / Terry Norris / NV, USA / L TKO 4 12

(11) Hilario Zapata (PAN) Belts: 108 & 112

  • 1st Title: 108 WBC Light Flyweight Title / 1980-03-24 / Shigeo Nakajima / Tokyo, Japan / UD 15 15 (8 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 112 vacant WBA Flyweight Title / 1985-10-06 / Alonzo Gonzalez / UD 15 15 ( 5 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 115 WBC Super Flyweight Title / 1993-02-27 / Sung-Kil Moon / Seoul, Korea / L KO 1 12

(12) Raúl Pérez (MEX) Belts: 118 & 122

  • 1st Title: 118 WBC Bantamweight Title 1988-10-29 / Miguel Happy Lora / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (8 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 122 WBA Super Bantamweight Title / 1991-10-07 / Luis Mendoza / CA, USA / SD 12 12 (Lost it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 130 WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1993-04-26 / Genaro Hernandez / CA, USA / TD 1 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 130 WBA Super Featherweight Title / 1993-06-28 / Genaro Hernandez / CA, USA / L KO 8 12

(13) Hiroki Ioka (JAP) Belts: 105 & 108

  • 1st Title: 105 vacant WBC Minimumweight Title / 1987-10-18 / Mai Thomburifarm / Osaka, Japan / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 108 WBA Light Flyweight Title / 1991-12-17 / Myung-Woo Yuh / Osaka, Japan / SD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1993-06-21 / David Griman / Osaka, Japan / L TKO 8 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1995-10-17 / Saen Sor Ploenchit / Osaka, Japan / L TKO 10 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 112 WBA Flyweight Title / 1997-02-25 / Jose Bonilla Osaka, Japan / L TKO 7 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 115 WBA Super Flyweight Title / 1998-04-29 / Satoshi Iida / Nagoya, Japan / L MD 12 12

(14) Tony Lopez (USA) Belts: 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 130 IBF Super Featherweight Title / 1988-07-23 / Rocky Lockridge / CA, USA / UD 12 12 (3 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 135 WBA Lightweight Title / 1992-10-24 / Joey Gamache / ME, USA / TKO 11 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 1994-12-10 / Julio C. Chávez / Monterrey, Mexico / L TKO 10 12

(15) Simon Brown (USA) Belts: 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 147 vacant IBF Welterweight Title / 1988-04-23 / Tyrone Trice / Berck, France / TKO 14 15 (8 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 154 WBC Light Middleweight Title / 1993-12-18 / Terry Norris / Puebla, Mexico / KO 4 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 160 WBO Middleweight Title / 1996-08-30 / Lonnie Bradley / PA, USA / L UD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 160 IBF Middleweight Title / 1998-01-31 / Bernard Hopkins / NJ, USA / L TKO 6 12

(16) Louie Espinoza (USA) Belts: 122 & 126

  • 1st Title: 122 vacant WBA Super Bantamweight Title / 1987-01-16 / Tommy Valoy / AZ, USA / TKO 4 15 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 126 WBO Featherweight Title / 1989-11-11 / Maurizio Stecca / Rimini, Italy / TKO 7 12 (Lost it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 135 IBO Lightweight Title / 1996-12-12 / Tony Pep / Vancouver, Canada / L PTS 12 12

(17) Frank Tate (USA) Belts: 160 & 175

  • 1st Title: 160 vacant IBF Middleweight Title / 1987-10-10 / Michael Olajide / NV, USA / UD 15 15 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 175 WBU Light Heavyweight Title / 1997-08-30 / Norbert Nieroba / Berlin, Germany / SD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 168 vacant IBF Super Middleweight Title / 1990-01-27 / Lindell Holmes / LA, USA / L MD 12 12

(18) Jorge Parra (MEX) Belts: 126 & 130

  • 1st Title: 126 vacant NWBA Featherweight Title / 1991-06-07 / Ezequiel Gomez / CA, USA / KO 5 12
  • 2nd Iitle: 130 vacant NBA Super Featherweight Title / 1992-04-10 / Raymundo Arce / CA, USA / MD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 135 vacant IBC Lightweight Title / 1997-09-12 / Dennis Holbaek Pedersen / Kolding, Denmark / L PTS 12 12

(19) Ray Domenge (USA) Belts: 175 & 160

  • 1st Title: 175 WAA Light Heavyweight Title / 1997-09-20 / Allen Smith / IA, USA / KO 4 12
  • 2nd Iitle: 160 WAA Middleweight Title / 1999-09-03 / Jonathan Corn / IA, USA / UD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 168 WAA Super Middleweight Title / 1997-06-14 / Allen Smith / IA, USA / NC 2 12

(20) Michael Nunn (USA) Belts: 160 & 168

  • 1st Title: 160 IBF Middleweight Title / 1988-07-28 / Frank Tate / NV, USA / TKO 9 15 (5 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 168 WBA Super Middleweight Title / 1992-09-12 / Victor Córdoba / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (4 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 175 vacant WBC Light Heavyweight Title / 1998-03-21 / Graciano Rocchigiani / Berlin, Germany / L SD 12 12

(21) Chris Eubank (UK) Belts: 160 & 168

  • 1st Title: 160 WBO Middleweight Title / 1990-11-18 / Nigel Benn / Birmingham, England / TKO 9 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 168 vacant WBO Super Middleweight Title 1991-06-22 / Michael Watson / Kensington, England / MD 12 12 15 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 190 WBO Cruiserweight Title / 1998-04-18 / Carl Thompson / Manchester, England / L UD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 190 WBO Cruiserweight Title / 1998-07-18 / Carl Thompson / Sheffield, England / L TKO 10 12

(22) Angel Almena (PR) Belts: 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 115 IBO Super Flyweight Title / 1995-07-29 / Carlos Gomez Pena / IL, USA / PTS 12 12 (Vacates it)
  • 2nd Iitle: 112 WBU Flyweight Title / 1996-01-27 / Yodchingchai Sasiprabha / Bansaen, Thailand / TKO 11 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 122 IBA Super Bantamweight Title / 1999-02-06 / Jorge Lacierva / MS, USA / L UD 12 12

(23) Dingaan Thobela (SA) Belts: 135 & 168

  • 1st Title: 135 WBO Lightweight / 1990-09-22 / Mauricio Aceves / TX, USA / SD 12 12
  • 2nd Iitle: 168 WBC Super Middleweight / 2000-09-01 / Glenn Catley / Brakpan, South Africa / KO 12 12 (Lost it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 160 WBF Middleweight / 1999-10-31 / Cornelius Carr / Raynes Park, England / PTS 12 12

(24) Fahlan Sakkreerin (THA) Belts: 105 & 112

  • 1st Title: 105 IBF Minimumweight Title / 1990-02-22 / Eric Chavez / Bangkok, Thailand / TKO 7 12 (7 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 112 vacant WBF Flyweight Title / 1994-10-22 / Krasimir Tcholakov / Bangkok, Thailand / PTS 12 12 (8 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 108 WBO Light Flyweight Title / 2001-09-29 / Nelson Dieppa / NY, USA / L UD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 108 IBF Light Flyweight Title / 2004-05-15 / Jose Victor Burgos / NV, USA / L TKO 6 12

(25) Saul Montana (MEX) Belts: 190 & Hvy

  • 1st Title: 190 IBA Cruiserweight Title / 1997-10-14 / Kenny Keene / ID, USA / UD 12 12
  • 2nd Iitle: Hvy NBA Heavyweight Title / 2002-04-19 / China Smith / FL, USA / TKO 7 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 175 WBA Light Heavyweight Title / 1993-11-09 / Virgil Hill / ND, USA / L TKO 10 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 210 vacant IBA Super Cruiserweight Title / 2001-03-29 / James Toney / MI, USA / L TKO 2 12

(26) Mark Johnson (USA) Belts: 112 & 115

  • 1st Title: 112 WBB Flyweight Title / 1993-05-18 / Alberto Jiménez / CA, USA / SD 12 12 (10 consecutives)
  • 2nd Title: 115 vacant IBF super Flyweight Title / 1999-04-24 / Ratanachai Sor Vorapin / Washington, DC, USA / UD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 118 2001-10-06 Rafael Márquez Texas, USA L SD 10 10

(27) Mbulelo Botile (SA) Belts: 118 & 126

  • 1st Title: 118 IBF Bantamweight Title / 1995-04-29 / Harold Mestre / Johannesburg, South Africa / KO 2 12 (5 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 126 IBF Featherweight Title / 2000-12-16 / Paul Ingle / Sheffield, England / KO 12 12 (Lost it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 130 IBO Super Featherweight Title / 2002-10-26 / Cassius Baloyi / Brakpan, South Africa / L TKO 11 12

(28) Paulie Ayala (USA) Belts: 122 & 118

  • 1st Title: 118 WBA Bantamweight Title / 1999-06-26 / Johnny Tapia / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (2 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 122 IBO and The Ring Super Bantamweight Title / 2001-08-04 / Clarence Adams / NV, USA / SD 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 126 WBC Featherweight Title / 2002-11-16 / Erik Morales / NV, USA / UD 12 12

(29) Fulgencio Zuñiga (COL) Belts: 160 & 168

  • 1st Title: 160 IBA Middleweight Title / 2005-01-06 / David Lopez / Arizona, USA / TKO 12 12
  • 2nd Title: 168 vacant IBO Super Middleweight Title / 2007-09-01 / Victor Oganov / Washington, USA / TKO 9 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 154 WBO Light Middleweight Title / 2003-06-28 / Daniel Santos / Bayamón, Puerto Rico / L UD 12 12

(30) Dennis Holbaek Pedersen (DEN) Belts: 130& 135

  • 1st Title: 135 vacant IBC Lightweight Title / 1997-09-12 / Jorge Parra / Kolding, Denmark / PTS 12 12 (1 consecutive)
  • 2nd Iitle: 130 IBC Super Featherweight Title / 1998-06-05 / Patricio Carrasco / Copenhagen, Denmark / KO 5 12 (4 consecutive)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 140 WBU Light Welterweight Title / 2004-04-03 / Ricky Hatton / Manchester, England / L TKO 6 12

(31) Jesse James Leija (USA) Belts: 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 130 WBC Super Featherweight Title / 1994-05-07 / Azumah Nelson / NV, USA / UD 12 12 (Lost it)
  • 2nd Iitle: 135 Vacant IBA Lightweight Title / 1998-07-11 / Azumah Nelson / TX, USA / UD 12 12 (Vacates it)
  • Failed 3rd Title: 140 WBC Light Welterweight Title / 2005-01-29 / Arturo Gatti / NJ, USA / L KO 5 12

(32) Cory Spinks (USA) Belts: 147 & 154

  • 1st Title: 147 IBF Welterweight Title / 2003-03-22 / Michele Piccirillo / Lombardia, Italy / UD 12 12
  • 2nd Title: 154 IBF Light Middleweight Title / 2006-07-08 / Roman Karmazin / Missouri, USA / MD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 140 IBA Light Welterweight Title / 1998-12-12 / Antonio Diaz / CA, USA / L SD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 160 WBC and WBO Middleweight Title / 2007-05-19 / Jermain Taylor / Tennessee, USA / L SD 12 12

(33) José Luis Castillo (MEX) Belts: 130 & 135

  • 1st Title: 130 vacant IBA Super Featherweight Title / 1999-10-16 / Jorge Páez / Baja California, Mexico / KO 5 12
  • 2nd Title: 135 WBC Lightweight Title / 2000-06-17 / Stevie Johnston / CA, USA / MD 12 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 140 IBO Light Welterweight Title / 2007-06-23 / Ricky Hatton / NV, USA / L KO 4 12

(34) Gerry Peñalosa (PHI) Belts: 115 & 118

  • 1st Title: 115 WBC Super Flyweight Title / 1997-02-20 / Hiroshi Kawashima / Tokyo, Japan / SD 12 12
  • 2nd Title: 118 WBO Bantamweight Title / 2007-08-11 / Jhonny González / California, USA / KO 7 12
  • Failed 3rd Title: 122 WBO Super Bantamweight Title / 2009-04-25 / Juan Manuel Lopez / Puerto Rico / L RTD 10 12

List of Fighters that almost became Triple Champions (short)[edit]

  • 1 Georges Carpentier (FRA) Belts: 160 & 175, but did not win the Hvy world title
  • 2 Mickey Walker (USA) Belts: 147 & 160, but did not win the 175 world title
  • 3 Kid Chocolate (CUB) Belts: 126 & 130, but did not win the 135 world title
  • 4 Newsboy Brown (USA) Belts: 112 & 118, but did not win the 126 world title
  • 5 Sugar Ray Robinson (USA) Belts: 147 & 160, but did not win the 175 world title
  • 6 Fighting Harada (JAP) Belts: 112 & 118, but did not win the 126 world title
  • 7 Bobby Chacón (USA) Belts: 126 & 130, but did not win the 135 world title
  • 8 Azumah Nelson (GHA) Belts: 126 & 130, but did not win the 135 world title
  • 9 Donald Curry (USA) Belts: 147 & 154, but did not win the 160 world title
  • 10 Meldrick Taylor (USA) Belts: 140 & 147, but did not win the 154 world title
  • 11 Hilario Zapata (PAN) Belts: 108 & 112, but did not win the 115 world title
  • 12 Raúl Pérez (MEX) Belts: 118 & 122, but did not win the 130 world title
  • 13 Hiroki Ioka (JAP) Belts: 105 & 108, but did not win the 112 & 115 world titles
  • 14 Tony Lopez (USA) Belts: 130 & 135, but did not win the 140 world title
  • 15 Simon Brown (USA) Belts: 147 & 154, but did not win the 160 world title
  • 16 Louie Espinoza (USA) Belts: 122 & 126, but did not win the 135 world title
  • 17 Frank Tate (USA) Belts: 160 & 175, but did not win the 168 world title
  • 18 Jorge Parra (MEX) Belts: 126 & 130, but did not win the 135 world title
  • 19 Ray Domenge (USA) Belts: 175 & 160, but did not win the 168 world title
  • 20 Michael Nunn (USA) Belts: 160 & 168, but did not win the 175 world title
  • 21 Chris Eubank (UK) Belts: 160 & 168, but did not win the 190 world title
  • 22 Angel Almena (PR) Belts: 112 & 115, but did not win the 122 world title
  • 23 Dingaan Thobela (SA) Belts: 135 & 168, but did not win the 160 world title
  • 24 Fahlan Sakkreerin (THA) Belts: 105 & 112, but did not win the 108 world title
  • 25 Saul Montana (MEX) Belts: 190 & Hvy, but did not win the 175 & 210 world titles
  • 26 Mark Johnson (USA) Belts: 112 & 115, but did not win the 118 world title
  • 27 Paulie Ayala (USA) Belts: 122 & 118, but did not win the 126 world title
  • 28 Mbulelo Botile (SA) Belts: 118 & 126, but did not win the 130 world title
  • 29 Fulgencio Zuniga (COL) Belts: 160 & 168, but did not win the 154 world title
  • 30 Dennis Holbaek Pedersen (DEN) Belts: 130 & 135, but did not win the 140 world title
  • 31 Jesse James Leija (USA) Belts: 130 & 135, but did not win the 140 world title
  • 32 Cory Spinks (USA) Belts: 147 & 154, but did not win the 160 & 140 world titles
  • 33 José Luis Castillo (MEX) Belts: 130 & 135, but did not win the 140 world title
  • 34 Gerry Peñalosa (PHI) Belts: 115 & 118, but did not win the 122 world title

References of Fighters that almost became Triple Champions[edit]

Photo gallery[edit]

Photo gallery of boxing triple champions


See also[edit]

Other references[edit]

  1. Bob Fitsimmons:Boxing's First Triple World Champion [1]
  2. Bob Fitzsimmons's article [2]
  3. Henry Armstrong [3]
  4. Tony Canzoneri [4]
  5. Alexis Argüello, The Explosive Thin Man... [5]
  6. The iron men of boxing [6]
  7. Manny Pacquiao [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About The Ring". The Ring. February 14, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  2. ^ a b Kellerman, Max (January 22, 2004). "Gatti vs. the unknown". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-03-03. 

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