Super flyweight

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Super flyweight is a weight division in professional boxing. It is alternatively referred to as junior bantamweight and light bantamweight. The maximum weight for this division is 115 lb (52.2 kg).

The first title match in this division was in 1980, when the World Boxing Council responded to pressure from Asian and Latin American members who felt the difference between the flyweight limit and the bantamweight limit was too significant. Rafael Orono won the inaugural title in February of that year by defeating Seung-Hoon Lee. The World Boxing Association followed suit in 1981 when Gustavo Ballas won the vacant title by knocking out Sok-Chul Baek. The first International Boxing Federation champion was Ju-Do Chun, who won the belt in 1983 with a knockout of Ken Kasugai.

Notable champions in this division have been Mark Johnson, Johnny Tapia, Robert Quiroga, Danny Romero, Vic Darchinyan, and Khaosai Galaxy.

Khaosai Galaxy holds the record for most consecutive title defenses at this division, with 19 defenses of the WBA title.

Professional Champions[edit]

Current Champions (Last updated on August 11, 2014)

Sanctioning Body Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
WBA March 26, 2014 Japan Kohei Kono 30-8 (13 KO) 0
WBC May 31, 2014 Mexico Carlos Cuadras 30-0 (24 KO) 0
IBF July 18, 2014 South Africa Zolani Tete 19-3 (16 KO) 0
WBO May 15, 2010 Argentina Omar Narvaez 42-1-2 (23 KO) 10

Current Female Champions (Last updated on August 12, 2014)

Sanctioning Body Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
WBA November 13, 2013 Japan Naoko Fujioka 12-0 (6KO) 1
WBC November 24, 2012 Mexico Zulina Munoz 42-1-2 (27KO) 6
IBF November 24, 2012 Argentina Debora Dionicius 17-0 (5KO) 5
WBO January 4, 2014 Argentina Daniela Romina Bermudez 16-3-2 (5KO) 0