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This is a list of IBO world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the International Boxing Organization (IBO) since 1993.

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

Contents

HeavyweightEdit

[1]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Pinklon Thomas Nov 14, 1992 – Jan 29, 1993s 0
2   Lionel Butler Feb 23, 1993 – Mar 1993r 0
3   Danell Nicholson Aug 4, 1994 – Oct 1994r 0
4   Jimmy Thunder Oct 29, 1994 – Jul 16, 1995r 2
5   Brian Nielsen Jan 12, 1996 – Jun 18, 1999s 5
6   Lennox Lewis Nov 13, 1999 – Apr 22, 2001 3
7   Hasim Rahman Apr 22, 2001 – Nov 17, 2001 0
8   Lennox Lewis (2) Nov 17, 2001 – Feb 6, 2004r 2
9   Wladimir Klitschko Apr 22, 2006 – Nov 28, 2015 18
10   Tyson Fury Nov 28, 2015 – Oct 12, 2016r 0
11   Anthony Joshua Apr 29, 2017 – Jun 1, 2019 3
12   Andy Ruiz Jr. Jun 1, 2019 – present 0

CruiserweightEdit

[2]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   David Izeqwire 1993-12-28 – 1994-11-05 1
2   Adolpho Washington 1994-11-05 – 1995-03-17s 0
3   Ted Cofie 1995-11-03 – 1997r 0
4   Booker T. Word 1997-04-18 – 1997r 0
5   James Toney 1997-06-14 – 1998r 0
6   Robert Daniels 1998-05-05 – 1999r 0
7   Thomas Hearns 1999-04-10 – 2000-04-08 0
8   Uriah Grant 2000-04-08 – 2001-02-03 0
9   Carl Thompson 2001-02-03 – 2001-11-26 0
10   Ezra Sellers 2001-11-26 – 2002-04-06s 0
11   Sebastiaan Rothmann 2002-10-26 – 2004-02-06 1
12   Carl Thompson (2) 2004-02-06 – February 2006s[3] 1
13   Tomasz Adamek 2007-06-09 – 2008r 0
14   Johnathon Banks 2008-07-12 – 2009-02-27s 0
15   Danny Green 2009-08-15 – 2011-07-20 4
16   Antonio Tarver 2011-07-20 – July 2012s 1
17   Danny Green (2) 2012-11-21 – 2013r 0
18   Ola Afolabi 2013-11-02 – 2015r 0
19   Rakhim Chakhkiev 2015-05-22 – 2015-11-04 0
20   Ola Afolabi (2) 2015-11-04 – 2016-02-27 0
21   Marco Huck 2016-02-27 – 2017-04-01s 1
22   Kevin Lerena 2017-09-09 – present 3

Light heavyweightEdit

[4]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Lenny LaPaglia 1993-08-20 – 1993r 0
2   Drake Thadzi 1997-05-14 – 1998-12-12r 1
3   Roy Jones Jr. 2000-09-09 – 2004-05-15 5
4   Antonio Tarver 2004-05-15 – 2004-12-18 0
5   Glen Johnson 2004-12-18 – 2005-06-18 0
6   Antonio Tarver (2) 2005-06-18 – 2006-06-10 1
7   Bernard Hopkins 2006-06-10 – 2007r 0
8   Antonio Tarver (3) 2007-06-09 – 2008-10-11 2
9   Chad Dawson 2008-10-11 – 2010-08-14 2
10   Jean Pascal 2010-08-14 – 2011-05-21 1
11   Andrzej Fonfara 2012-11-16 – 2013s 0
12   Blake Caparello 2013-10-17 – 2014s 0
13   Thomas Oosthuizen 2015-03-14 – 2015-06-05s 0
14   Umar Salamov 2016-05-21 – 2017-05-17r 0
15   Igor Mikhalkin 2017-05-19 – 2018-03-14r 1
16   Karo Murat 2018-03-24 – 2018-12-15 0
17   Sven Fornling 2018-12-15 – present 0
18   Igor Mikhalkin interim champion July 6, 2019 – present 0

Super middleweightEdit

[5]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Willie Ball 1992-07-17 – 1992-10-09 0
2   Todd Nadon 1992-10-09 – 1993r 0
3   Vinny Pazienza 1993-12-28 – 1994r 0
4   Rick Thornberry 1995-04-21 – 1996s 0
5   Karl Willis 1996-10-13 – 1996s 0
6   Eddie White 1996-11-27 – 1997s 0
7   Mads Larsen 1997-05-02 – 1999r 4
8   Dana Rosenblatt 1999-11-05 – 2000r 0
9   Adrian Dodson 2001-03-03 – 2001-04-07 0
10   Ramon Arturo Brítez 2001-04-07 – 2001-12-10 0
11   Brian Magee 2001-12-10 – 2004-06-26 7
12   Robin Reid 2004-06-26 – 2005-08-06 0
13   Jeff Lacy 2005-08-06 – 2006-03-04s 1
14   Fulgencio Zúñiga 2007-09-01 – 2008r 0
15   Sakio Bika 2008-11-13 – 2010s 0
16   Isaac Chilemba 2010-06-19 – 2011s 1
17   Thomas Oosthuizen 2011-03-26 – 2014s 7
18   Donovan George 2014-08-23 – 2014s 0
19   Zac Dunn 2015-06-27 – 2016s 0
20   Renold Quinlan 2016-10-14 – 2017-02-04 0
21   Chris Eubank Jr. 2017-02-04 – 2018-02-17s 2
22   Chris Eubank Jr. 2019-02-23 - present 0

MiddleweightEdit

[6]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Glenwood Brown 1995-08-25 – 1997r 0
2   Freeman Barr 1997-09-20 – 1998r 1
3   Mpush Makambi 1998-09-08 – 2000-09-30 3
4   Raymond Joval 2000-09-30 – 2004s 4
5   Raymond Joval (2) 2005-06-03 – 2006r 1
6   Daniel Geale 2007-12-14 – 2009-05-27 1
7   Anthony Mundine 2009-05-27 – 2009r 0
8   Peter Manfredo Jr. 2010-05-22 – 2011s 0
9   Avtandil Khurtsidze 2011-03-13 – 2011s 1
10   Gennady Golovkin 2011-12-09 – 2018-09-15s 17

Super welterweightEdit

[7]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Lonnie Beasley 1993-04-10 – 1994r 0
2   Lester Ellis 1995-07-17 – 1995s 0
3   Patrick Goossen 1996-06-26 – 1996r 0
4   Manny Sobral 1996-12-12 – 1997r 1
5   Adrian Stone 2000-04-15 – 2001r 3
6   Richard Williams 2001-12-01 – 2003-06-21 3
7   Sergio Gabriel Martínez 2003-06-21 – 2004r 2
8   Mihály Kótai 2005-06-04 – 2006-03-03 1
9   Steve Conway 2006-03-03 – 2006-06-03 0
10   Attila Kovács 2006-06-03 – 2008s 1
11   Zaurbek Baysangurov 2010-12-04 – 2012s 1
12   Zaurbek Baysangurov (2) 2014-04-12 – 2015s 0
13   Erislandy Lara 2015-06-12 – 2018-04-07 6
14   Jarrett Hurd 2018-04-07 - 2019-05-11 1
15   Julian Williams 2019-05-11 – present 0

WelterweightEdit

[8]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Kenny Gould 1993-01-08 – 1993r 0
2   Johnny Bizzarro 1993-08-18 – 1994-08-04 1
3   Roger Mayweather 1994-08-04 – 1995r 1
4   Kip Diggs 1995-06-30 – 1995r 0
5   Kevin Lueshing 1996-07-17 – 1997-01-11s 0
6   José Antonio Rivera 1997-04-25 – 1998r 0
7   Dingaan Thobela 1999-03-06 – 1999r 0
8   Peter Malinga 1999-10-22 – 2000r 0
9   Willy Wise 2000-12-02 – 2001-06-11 0
10   Jawaid Khaliq 2001-06-11 – February 2006s[3] 7
11   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2006-04-08 – 2007r 1
12   Isaac Hlatshwayo 2007-05-12 – 2008r 2
13   Lovemore Ndou 2009-07-11 – 2010s 2
14   Chris van Heerden 2011-09-24 – 2014s 2
15   Ali Funeka 2014-11-15 – 2015-07-24 0
16   Tsiko Mulovhedzi 2015-07-24 – 2017s 1
17   Thulani Mbenge 2018-06-25 – 2019-07-06 1
18   Sebastian Formella 2019-07-06 – present 0

Super lightweightEdit

[9]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Mike Evgen 1992-04-09 – 1992r 0
2   Mike Johnson 1993-02-19 – 1994r 1
3   Roger Mayweather 1994-05-28 – 1994r 0
4   Lester Ellis 1994-12-03 – 1995r 0
5   Mario Martínez 1995-07-29 – 1995r 0
6   Darrell Hiles 1995-09-23 – 1995r 0
7   Verdell Smith 1996-01-18 – 1996r 0
8   Johar Abu Lashin 1997-02-28 – 1997r 0
9   Israel Cardona 1997-04-25 – 1997r 0
10   Ener Julio 1998-09-12 – 1998r 1
11   Newton Villarreal 2000-02-05 – 2001-04-07 2
12   Billy Schwer 2001-04-07 – 2001-07-14 0
13   Pablo Daniel Sarmiento 2001-07-14 – 2004-05-08 3
14   Colin Lynes 2004-05-08 – 2005r 1
15   Stevie Johnston 2006-01-27 – 2006r 0
16   Ricky Hatton 2007-01-20 – 2009-05-02 3
17   Manny Pacquiao 2009-05-02 – 2010s 0
18   Kaizer Mabuza 2012-03-03 – 2012-06-20 0
19   Khabib Allakhverdiev 2012-06-20 – 2014-04-12 2
20   Eduard Troyanovsky 2015-04-10 – 2016-12-03 3
21   Julius Indongo 2016-12-03 – 2017-08-07s 1
22   Mohamed Mimoune 2018-01-20 – 2019-04-27s 1

LightweightEdit

[10]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Anthony Boyle 1993-12-28 – 1994r 0
2   Amado Cabato 1994-12-11 – 1995-03-10 0
3   Lester Ellis 1995-03-10 – 1995r 0
4   Billy Irwin 1995-06-08 – 1995r 0
5   Leavander Johnson 1995-07-29 – 1996r 0
6   Tony Pep 1996-03-07 – 1997r 1
7   Michael Ayers 1999-03-12 – 2001-12-26r 6
8   Jason Cook 2003-11-08 – 2004-11-05 1
9   Aldo Nazareno Ríos 2004-11-05 – 2005r 0
10   Isaac Hlatshwayo 2005-08-31 – 2006r 2
11   Juan Díaz 2008-09-06 – 2009-02-28s 0
12   Mlungisi Dlamini 2009-10-31 – 2010-01-29 (died in a vehicular accident) 0
13   Leonardo Zappavigna 2010-03-06 – 2010s 0
14   Emiliano Marsili 2012-01-20 – 2012s 0
15   Daud Yordan 2013-07-06 – 2014s 1
16   Xolisani Ndongeni 2015-11-28 – 2016s 0
17   Emmanuel Tagoe 2016-12-02 – 2018-06-13s 1

Super featherweightEdit

[11]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   John Roby 1993-04-03 – 1994-04-21 0
2   Jeff Mayweather 1994-04-21 – 1995-08-25 2
3   Israel Cardona 1995-08-25 – 1995r 0
4   Jimmi Bredahl 1996-03-29 – 1996r 0
5   Israel Cardona (2) 1996-04-12 – 1996r 0
6   Troy Dorsey 1996-10-18 – 1997r 0
7   Charles Shepherd 1999-07-31 – 2000-02-26 0
8   Affif Djelti 2000-02-26 – 2002r 3
9   Cassius Baloyi 2002-04-17 – 2006-07-29 5
10   Gairy St Clair 2006-07-29 – 2006-11-04s 0
11   Cassius Baloyi (2) 2007-02-03 – 2007r 0
12   Billy Dib 2008-07-30 – 2008s 0
13   Zolani Marali 2009-04-02 – 2009-09-12 0
14   Kim Ji-hoon 2009-09-12 – 2010r 0
15   Will Tomlinson 2011-11-30 – 2014s 3
16   José Pedraza 2014-03-22 – 2014s 0
17   Jack Asis 2015-04-11 – 2016-08-05 0
18   Malcolm Klassen 2016-08-05 – 2017-08-05s 0
19   Shavkat Rakhimov 2017-09-09 – present 3

FeatherweightEdit

[12]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Derrick Gainer 1993-11-30 – 1994r 0
2   Radford Beasley 1997-09-26 – 1998r 0
3   Junior Jones 1999-04-10 – 1999r 0
4   Marco Antonio Barrera 2001-04-07 – 2002r 0
5   Naseem Hamed 2002-05-18 – 2002r 0
6   Michael Brodie 2003-06-21 – 2003r 0
7   Vuyani Bungu 2004-02-07 – 2005-06-25 0
8   Thomas Mashaba 2005-06-25 – 2008-03-07 4
9   Cristóbal Cruz 2008-03-07 – 2008r 0
10   Fernando Beltrán, Jr. 2008-08-22 – 2009r 0
11   Jackson Asiku 2009-11-06 – 2010-09-15 0
12   Jhonny González 2010-09-15 – 2011s 0
13   Daud Yordan 2012-05-05 – 2013-04-14 1
14   Simpiwe Vetyeka 2013-04-14 – 2014s 1
15   Lusanda Komanisi 2014-07-18 – 2016s 2
16   Claudio Marrero 2017-04-29 – 2017-09-15s 0
17   Tugstsogt Nyambayar 2019-01-26 – present 0

Super bantamweightEdit

[13]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   John Lowey 1995-04-20 – 1995r 0
2   Serhiy Divakov 1996-05-21 – 1997r 0
3   Patrick Mullings 1998-03-28 – 1998-08-08 0
4   Simon Ramoni 1998-08-08 – 2001r 3
5   Paulie Ayala 2001-08-04 – 2002r 1
6   Zolani Marali 2003-07-11 – 2004-05-22 0
7   Thomas Mashaba 2004-05-22 – 2005r 0
8   Takalani Ndlovu 2005-11-04 – 2007-07-14s 3
9   Mike Oliver 2007-11-08 – 2008r 0
10   Tshifhiwa Munyai 2011-03-26 – 2012r 0
11   Alexander Bakhtin 2012-09-18 – 2013-04-20r 0
12   Thabo Sonjica 2013-07-06 – 2014-08-08s 1
13   Paulus Ambunda 2015-08-01 – 2016-06-11 1
14   Moises Flores 2016-06-11 – 2017-06-17s 0
15   Paulus Ambunda 2018-09-21 – 2019-05-11 0
16   Stephen Fulton 2019-05-11 – Present 0

BantamweightEdit

[14]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Johnny Bredahl 1996-02-16 – 1998-06-05r 7
2   Noel Wilders 2000-03-20 – 2001r 1
3   José Sanjuanelo 2001-07-14 – 2002-03-02 1
4   Silence Mabuza 2002-03-02 – 2005-11-05 6
5   Rafael Márquez 2005-11-05 – 2006r 1
6   Silence Mabuza (2) 2007-05-12 – 2009r 2
7   Simpiwe Vetyeka 2009-07-11 – 2010r 0
8   Vic Darchinyan 2010-05-20 – 2010-12-11s 0
9   Vic Darchinyan (2) 2011-04-23 – 2011-12-03s 1
10   Joseph Agbeko 2013-03-22 – 2013s 0
11   Juan Carlos Payano 2015-08-02 – 2016-06-18 0
12   Rau'shee Warren 2016-06-18 – 2017-02-10s 0
13   Michael Dasmarinas 2018-04-20 – 2019s 0
14   Michell Banquez 2019-07-12 – present 0

Super flyweightEdit

[15]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Ángel Almena 1995-07-29 – 1995r 0
2   Ilido Julio 1998-09-19 – 1999-01-08 0
3   Edison Torres 1999-01-08 – 1999-04-03 0
4   Mauricio Pastrana 1999-04-03 – 1999r 0
5   Lunga Ntontela 2002-12-13 – 2003r 0
6   Jason Booth 2003-09-20 – 2004-12-17 1
7   Damaen Kelly 2004-12-17 – February 2006s[3] 0
8   Mbwana Matumla 2006-11-04 – 2007r 0
9   Vic Darchinyan 2007-10-20 – 2008r 0
10   Zolile Mbityi 2008-05-31 – 2009r 0
11   Gideon Buthelezi 2012-11-10 – 2013-06-15 0
12   Edrin Dapudong 2013-06-15 – 2014-07-18 0
13   Lwandile Sityatha 2014-07-18 – 2015r 2
14   Gideon Buthelezi (2) 2015-12-18 – present 3

FlyweightEdit

[16]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Scotty Olson 1994-12-09 – 1998r 5
2   Zolile Mbityi 1999-10-22 – 2000-09-30 1
3   Damaen Kelly 2000-09-30 – 2001-11-21s 1
4   Masibulele Makepula 2002-01-26 – 2002-09-14 0
5   Mzukisi Sikali 2002-09-14 – 2005-03-27 2
6   Vic Darchinyan 2005-03-27 – 2007-07-07 5
7   Nonito Donaire 2007-07-07 – 2009r 3
8   César Seda 2009-09-18 – 2010s 0
9   Moruti Mthalane 2014-03-15 – 2017s 3

Light FlyweightEdit

[17]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   José Sanjuanelo 1998-11-07 – 2000-08-26 0
2   José García Bernal 2000-08-26 – 2002-04-17 1
3   Monelisi Mhikiza Myekeni 2002-04-17 – 2004s 1
4   Hekkie Budler 2010-02-27 – 2011-01-27 1
5   Gideon Buthelezi 2011-01-27 – 2011-09-24s 0
6   Rey Loreto 2014-02-01 – 2016s 1
7   Hekkie Budler (2) 2017-02-04 – 2017-09-16s 0
8   Tibo Monabesa 2019-07-07 – present 0

MinimumweightEdit

[18]

No. Name Duration of reign Defences
1   Noel Tuñacao 2003-03-08 – 2003-12-16r 0
2   Nkosinathi Joyi 2006-11-04 – June 2009s 3
3   Gideon Buthelezi 2010-06-19 – 2011-01-27r 0
4   Hekkie Budler 2011-09-24 – 2016-03-19s 8
5   Simphiwe Khonco 2016-06-11 – present 4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IBO Heavyweight Champion - BoxRec".
  2. ^ "IBO Cruiserweight Champion - BoxRec".
  3. ^ a b c "Sky Sports snub sees three Brits get stripped of titles due to inactivity". Eurosport. SecondsOut.com. 16 March 2006. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  4. ^ "IBO Light Heavyweight Champion - BoxRec".
  5. ^ "IBO Super Middelweight Champion - BoxRec".
  6. ^ "IBO Middleweight Champion - BoxRec".
  7. ^ "IBO Junior Middelweight Champion - BoxRec".[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "IBO Welterweight Champion - BoxRec".
  9. ^ "IBO Junior Welterweight Champion - BoxRec".[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "IBO Lightweight Champion - BoxRec".
  11. ^ "IBO Super Featherweight Champion - BoxRec".
  12. ^ "IBO Featherweight Champion - BoxRec".
  13. ^ "IBO Super Bantamweight Champion - BoxRec".
  14. ^ "IBO Bantamweight Champion - BoxRec".
  15. ^ "IBO Super Flyweight Champion - BoxRec".
  16. ^ "IBO Flyweight Champion - BoxRec".
  17. ^ "IBO Light Flyweight Champion - BoxRec".
  18. ^ "IBO Minimumweight Champion - BoxRec".

External linksEdit