List of WBC world champions

This is a list of WBC world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the World Boxing Council (WBC). The WBC is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and certifies world champions in 17 different weight classes. In 1963, the year of its foundation, the WBC inaugurated titles in all divisions with the exception of light flyweight, super flyweight, super bantamweight, super middleweight and cruiserweight, which were inaugurated in the subsequent decades. The most recent title inaugurated by the WBC is in the bridgerweight division in 2021.

Current champion
Most consecutive title defenses
v Champion vacated the title.
s Champion is stripped of the title.

HeavyweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Sonny Liston
(def. Floyd Patterson)
22 July 1963 0
2   Muhammad Ali 25 February 1964 – 11 March 1969s 9
Ali was stripped of his titles because of his objection to military service
3   Joe Frazier
(def. Jimmy Ellis)
16 February 1970 4
4   George Foreman 22 January 1973 2
5   Muhammad Ali (2) 30 October 1974 10
6   Leon Spinks 15 February 1978 – 19 March 1978s 0
Spinks was stripped of the title for pursuing a rematch against Muhammad Ali instead of a bout against mandatory challenger Ken Norton.[1]
7   Ken Norton
(no. 1 contender promoted)
29 March 1978 0
8   Larry Holmes 9 June 1978 – 11 December 1983v 16
Holmes vacated the title after a dispute with his promoter Don King over the proposed purse for a fight against mandatory challenger Greg Page.[2]
9   Tim Witherspoon
(def. Greg Page)
9 March 1984 0
10   Pinklon Thomas 31 August 1984 1
11   Trevor Berbick 22 March 1986 0
12   Mike Tyson 22 November 1986 9
13   Buster Douglas 11 February 1990 0
14   Evander Holyfield 25 October 1990 3
15   Riddick Bowe 13 November 1992 – 14 December 1992v 0
Bowe vacated the title instead of fighting mandatory challenger Lennox Lewis, then dumped his WBC belt in a trash bin during a news conference in London.[3]
16   Lennox Lewis
(no. 1 contender promoted)
14 December 1992 3
17   Oliver McCall 24 September 1994 1
18   Frank Bruno 2 September 1995 0
19   Mike Tyson (2) 16 March 1996 – 24 September 1996v 0
Tyson vacated the title to pursue a bout against Evander Holyfield instead of mandatory challenger Lennox Lewis.[4]
20   Lennox Lewis (2)
(def. Oliver McCall)
7 February 1997 9
21   Hasim Rahman 22 April 2001 0
22   Lennox Lewis (3) 17 November 2001 – 6 February 2004v 2
Lewis retired as champion and chose not to rematch Vitali Klitschko ahead of a WBC-mandated 1 March deadline to accept the bout.[5]
23   Vitali Klitschko
(def. Corrie Sanders)
24 April 2004 – 9 November 2005v 1
Klitschko announced his retirement after withdrawing from a bout against Hasim Rahman due to injuries.[6]
24   Hasim Rahman (2)
(interim champion promoted)
9 November 2005 1
25   Oleg Maskaev 12 August 2006 1
26   Samuel Peter 8 March 2008 0
27   Vitali Klitschko (2) 11 October 2008 – 16 December 2013v 9
Klitschko vacated the title to focus on his career in politics in Ukraine.[7]
28   Bermane Stiverne
(def. Chris Arreola)
10 May 2014 0
29   Deontay Wilder 17 January 2015 10
30   Tyson Fury 22 February 2020 – present 0

CruiserweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Marvin Camel
(def. Mate Parlov)
31 March 1980 0
2   Carlos de León 25 November 1980 1
3   S. T. Gordon 27 June 1982 1
4   Carlos de León (2) 17 July 1983 3
5   Alfonso Ratliff 6 June 1985 0
6   Bernard Benton 21 September 1985 0
7   Carlos de León (3) 22 March 1986 3
8   Evander Holyfield 9 April 1988 – July 1988v 0
Holyfield vacated to move up to heavyweight
9   Carlos de León (4)
(def. Sammy Reeson)
17 May 1989 1
10   Massimiliano Duran 27 July 1990 1
11   Anaclet Wamba 20 July 1991 – 30 December 1994v 7
Wamba vacated the title
12   Marcelo Domínguez
(def. Akim Tafer)
25 July 1995 5
13   Juan Carlos Gómez 21 February 1998 – 19 February 2002v 10
Gómez vacated the title to move up to heavyweight.
14   Wayne Braithwaite
(def. Vincenzo Cantatore)
11 October 2002 3
15   Jean-Marc Mormeck 2 April 2005 0
16   O'Neil Bell 7 January 2006 0
17   Jean-Marc Mormeck (2) 17 March 2007 0
18   David Haye 10 November 2007 – 12 May 2008v 1
Haye vacated the title to move up to heavyweight.[8]
19   Giacobbe Fragomeni
(def. Rudolf Kraj)
24 October 2008 1
20   Zsolt Erdei 21 November 2009 – 13 January 2010v 0
Erdei vacates the title
21   Krzysztof Włodarczyk
(def. Giacobbe Fragomeni)
15 May 2010 6
22   Grigory Drozd 27 September 2014 – 16 March 2016s 1
Drozd is declared champion in recess due to injury.[9]
23   Tony Bellew
(def. Ilunga Makabu)
29 May 2016 – 28 March 2017 1
Bellew was stripped of the title and named Emeritus champion after moving up to heavyweight.[10]
24   Mairis Briedis
(def. Marco Huck)
1 April 2017 1
25   Oleksandr Usyk 27 January 2018 – 4 June 2019s 2
Usyk was stripped of the title and named champion in recess after moving up to heavyweight.[11]
26   Ilunga Makabu
(def. Michał Cieślak)
31 January 2020 – present 1

Light heavyweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Harold Johnson
(awarded the inaugural title)
14 February 1963 0
2   Willie Pastrano 1 June 1963 2
3   José Torres 30 March 1965 3
4   Dick Tiger 16 December 1966 2
5   Bob Foster 24 May 1968 – 9 August 1974s 14
Foster was stripped of the title after failing to make a defense against number one contender John Conteh.[12]
6   John Conteh
(def. Jorge Ahumada)
1 October 1974 – 18 May 1977s 3
Conteh was stripped of the title after refusing to fight Jesse Burnett, alleging he was forced to sign the contract at gunpoint.[13]
7   Miguel Ángel Cuello
(def. Jesse Burnett)
21 May 1977 0
8   Mate Parlov 8 January 1978 1
9   Marvin Johnson 2 December 1978 0
10   Matthew Saad Muhammad 22 April 1979 8
11   Dwight Muhammad Qawi 19 December 1981 3
12   Michael Spinks 18 March 1983 – 9 October 1995s 4
Spinks, who had won the IBF heavyweight world championship the previous month against Larry Holmes, was stripped of the WBC light heavyweight title due to the WBC's policy against fighters holding world titles in multiple divisions at the same time.[14]
13   J. B. Williamson
(def. Prince Mama Mohammed)
10 December 1985 0
14   Dennis Andries 30 April 1986 1
15   Thomas Hearns 7 March 1987 – 6 August 1987v 0
Hearns vacated the title to fight Juan Roldán for the vacant WBC middleweight world championship.[15]
16   Donny Lalonde
(def. Eddie Davis)
27 November 1987 1
17   Sugar Ray Leonard 7 November 1988 – 15 November 1988v 0
Leonard vacated the title, noting he was unsure whether he would continue his career in boxing.[16]
18   Dennis Andries (2)
(def. Tony Willis)
21 February 1989 0
19   Jeff Harding 24 June 1989 2
20   Dennis Andries (3) 28 July 1990 2
21   Jeff Harding (2) 11 September 1991 2
22   Mike McCallum 23 July 1994 1
23   Fabrice Tiozzo 16 June 1995 – March 1997v 1
Tiozzo vacates the title
24   Roy Jones Jr.
(interim champion promoted)
March 1997 0
25   Montell Griffin 21 March 1997 0
26   Roy Jones Jr. (2) 7 August 1997 – 5 November 1997v 0
Jones vacated the title after his mandatory challenger Michael Nunn's promoter won a purse bid with the intent to stage it as a pay-per-view fight on Request TV, a rival platform to HBO, which Jones was contractually tied to.[17]
27   Graciano Rocchigiani
(def. Michael Nunn)
21 March 1998 – June 1998s 0
Rocchigiani was demoted to interim champion upon Roy Jones Jr.'s request to be reinstated as champion.
28   Roy Jones Jr. (3)
(reinstated)
June 1998 – 1 March 2003v 11
Jones Jr. vacates the title.
29   Antonio Tarver
(def. Montell Griffin)
26 April 2003 0
30   Roy Jones Jr. (4) 8 November 2003 0
31   Antonio Tarver (2) 15 May 2004 – December 2004s 0
Tarver is stripped of the title for not fighting his mandatory challenger
32   Tomasz Adamek
(def. Paul Briggs)
21 May 2005 2
33   Chad Dawson 3 February 2007 – 11 July 2008v 3
Dawson vacated the title to pursue a bout against Antonio Tarver instead of interim champion Adrian Diaconu.[18]
34   Adrian Diaconu
(interim champion promoted)
11 July 2008 0
35   Jean Pascal 19 June 2009 2
36   Bernard Hopkins 21 May 2011 0
37   Chad Dawson (2) 28 April 2012 0
38   Adonis Stevenson 8 June 2013 9
39   Oleksandr Gvozdyk 1 December 2018 1
40   Artur Beterbiev 18 October 2019 – present 1

Super middleweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Sugar Ray Leonard
(def. Donny Lalonde)
7 November 1988 – 15 December 1990v 2
Leonard vacates the title citing that he is unsure whether he would fight again.
2   Mauro Galvano
(def. Dario Matteoni)
15 December 1990 2
3   Nigel Benn 3 October 1992 9
4   Thulani Malinga 2 March 1996 0
5   Vincenzo Nardiello 6 July 1996 0
6   Robin Reid 12 October 1996 3
7   Thulani Malinga (2) 19 December 1997 0
8   Richie Woodhall 27 March 1998 2
9   Markus Beyer 23 October 1999 1
10   Glenn Catley 6 May 2000 0
11   Dingaan Thobela 1 September 2000 0
12   Dave Hilton Jr. 15 December 2000 – 1 May 2001s 0
Hilton was stripped of the title after being convicted of sexually assaulting two teenaged girls.[19]
13   Éric Lucas
(def. Glenn Catley)
10 July 2001 3
14   Markus Beyer (2) 5 April 2003 2
15   Cristian Sanavia 5 June 2004 0
16   Markus Beyer (3) 9 October 2004 5
17   Mikkel Kessler 14 October 2006 1
18   Joe Calzaghe 3 November 2007 – 28 June 2008v 0
Calzaghe vacated the title to pursue a fight with Roy Jones Jr. instead of mandatory challenger Carl Froch.[20]
19   Carl Froch
(def. Jean Pascal)
6 December 2008 2
20   Mikkel Kessler (2) 24 April 2010 – 6 September 2010s 0
Kessler, who withdrew from the Super Six World Boxing Classic due to an eye injury, was stripped of the title and is designated by the WBC as Champion Emeritus.[21]
21   Carl Froch (2)
(def. Arthur Abraham)
27 November 2010 1
22   Andre Ward 17 December 2011 – 20 May 2013s 1
Ward is stripped of the title and is designated by the WBC as Champion Emeritus unbeknownst to him
23   Sakio Bika
(def. Marco Antonio Peribán)
22 June 2013 1
24   Anthony Dirrell 16 August 2014 0
25   Badou Jack 24 April 2015 – 18 January 2017v 3
Jack vacated the title to move up to light heavyweight.[22]
26   David Benavidez
(def. Ronald Gavril)
8 September 2017 – 3 October 2018s 1
Benavidez was stripped of the title after testing positive for cocaine and was named champion in recess.[23]
27   Anthony Dirrell (2)
(def. Avni Yildirim)
23 February 2019 0
28   David Benavidez (2) 28 September 2019 – 14 August 2020s 0
Benavidez was stripped of the title after failing to make weight for his fight against Roamer Alexis Angulo.[24]
29   Canelo Álvarez
(def. Callum Smith)
19 December 2020 – present 2

MiddleweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Dick Tiger
(def. Gene Fullmer)
10 August 1963 0
2   Joey Giardello 7 December 1963 1
3   Dick Tiger (2) 21 October 1965 0
4   Emile Griffith 25 April 1966 2
5   Nino Benvenuti 4 March 1968 4
6   Carlos Monzón 7 November 1970 – 9 February 1974s 9
Monzón is stripped of his title for not fighting his mandatory challenger Rodrigo Valdéz
7   Rodrigo Valdéz
(def. Bennie Briscoe)
25 May 1974 4
8   Carlos Monzón (2) 26 June 1976 – August 1977v 1
Monzón retires
9   Rodrigo Valdéz (2)
(def. Bennie Briscoe)
5 November 1977 0
10   Hugo Corro 22 April 1978 2
11   Vito Antuofermo 30 June 1979 1
12   Alan Minter 16 March 1980 1
13   Marvin Hagler 27 September 1980 12
14   Sugar Ray Leonard 6 April 1987 – 27 May 1987v 0
Leonard retires
15   Thomas Hearns
(def. Juan Roldán)
29 October 1987 0
16   Iran Barkley 6 June 1988 0
17   Roberto Durán 24 February 1989 – December 1989v 0
Durán vacates the title following his loss against Sugar Ray Leonard for his WBC super middleweight title
18   Julian Jackson
(def. Herol Graham)
24 November 1990 4
19   Gerald McClellan 8 May 1993 – 7 May 1994v 3
McClellan vacates his title to move up to super middleweight
20   Julian Jackson (2)
(def. Agostino Cardamone)
17 March 1995 0
21   Quincy Taylor 19 August 1995 0
22   Keith Holmes 16 March 1996 2
23   Hacine Cherifi 2 May 1998 0
24   Keith Holmes (2) 24 April 1999 2
25   Bernard Hopkins 14 April 2001 7
26   Jermain Taylor 16 July 2005 4
27   Kelly Pavlik 29 September 2007 3
28   Sergio Martínez 17 April 2010 – 18 January 2011s 1
Martínez is stripped for not fighting his mandatory challenger Sebastian Zbik.[25]
29   Sebastian Zbik
(interim champion promoted)
18 January 2011 0
30   Julio César Chávez Jr. 4 June 2011 3
31   Sergio Martínez (2) 15 September 2012 1
32   Miguel Cotto 7 June 2014 – 17 November 2015s 1
Cotto is stripped of his title for not abiding WBC's rules and regulations. Some sources tell that it was because he refused to pay the sanctioning fee.[26]
33   Canelo Álvarez
(def. Miguel Cotto)
21 November 2015 – 18 May 2016v 1
Álvarez vacated his title to avoid WBC's deadline on the ongoing negotiation with Gennady Golovkin.[27]
34   Gennady Golovkin
(interim champion promoted)
18 May 2016 4
35   Canelo Álvarez (2) 15 September 2018 – 26 June 2019v 1
Álvarez is designated by the WBC as Franchise champion.[28]
36   Jermall Charlo
(interim champion promoted)
26 June 2019 – present 4

Super welterweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Denny Moyer
(def. Stan Harrington)
19 February 1963 0
2   Ralph Dupas 29 April 1963 1
3   Sandro Mazzinghi 7 September 1963 3
4   Nino Benvenuti 18 June 1965 1
5   Kim Ki-soo 25 June 1966 2
6   Sandro Mazzinghi (2) 26 May 1968 – November 1968s 1
Mazzinghi is stripped of his titles by the Italian Boxing Federation after an incorrect call made by the referee
7   Freddie Little
(def. Stanley Hayward)
17 March 1969 2
8   Carmelo Bossi 9 July 1970 1
9   Koichi Wajima 31 October 1971 6
10   Oscar Albarado 4 June 1974 1
11   Koichi Wajima (2) 21 January 1975 – 22 March 1975s 0
Wajima is stripped of his title for refusing to fight Miguel de Oliveira.
12   Miguel de Oliveira
(def. José Durán)
7 May 1975 0
13   Elisha Obed 13 November 1975 2
14   Eckhard Dagge 18 June 1976 2
15   Rocky Mattioli 6 August 1977 2
16   Maurice Hope 4 March 1979 3
17   Wilfred Benítez 23 May 1981 2
18   Thomas Hearns 3 December 1982 – 1986v 4
Hearns vacates his title to move up
19   Duane Thomas
(def. John Mugabi)
5 December 1986 0
20   Lupe Aquino 12 July 1987 0
21   Gianfranco Rosi 2 October 1987 1
22   Donald Curry 8 July 1988 0
23   René Jacquot 11 February 1989 0
24   John Mugabi 8 July 1989 0
25   Terry Norris 31 March 1990 10
26   Simon Brown 18 December 1993 1
27   Terry Norris (2) 7 May 1994 0
28   Luis Santana 12 November 1994 1
29   Terry Norris (3) 19 August 1995 6
30   Keith Mullings 6 December 1997 1
31   Javier Castillejo 29 January 1999 5
32   Oscar De La Hoya 28 June 2001 2
33   Shane Mosley 13 September 2003 0
34   Winky Wright 13 March 2004 – May 2005v 1
Wright vacates his title to move up to middleweight
35   Ricardo Mayorga
(def. Michele Piccirillo)
13 August 2005 0
36   Oscar De La Hoya (2) 6 May 2006 0
37   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 5 May 2007 – 2 July 2007v 0
Mayweather Jr. vacates the title to focus in the welterweight division. [29]
38   Vernon Forrest
(def. Carlos Baldomir)
28 July 2007 1
39   Sergio Mora 7 June 2008 0
40   Vernon Forrest (2) 13 September 2008 – 21 May 2009s 0
Forrest is stripped of his title because of a rib injury that prevented him from defending his title.[30]
41   Sergio Martínez
(interim champion promoted)
21 May 2009 – 16 June 2010v 0
Martínez vacates his title to stay at middleweight.[31]
42   Manny Pacquiao
(def. Antonio Margarito)
14 November 2010 – 8 February 2011v 0
Pacquiao vacates his title to move back down to welterweight.[32]
43   Canelo Álvarez
(def. Matthew Hatton)
5 March 2011 6
44   Floyd Mayweather Jr. (2) 14 September 2013 – 2 November 2015v 1
Mayweather Jr. retires and is designated by the WBC as Champion Emeritus.[33]
45   Jermell Charlo
(def. John Jackson)
21 May 2016 3
46   Tony Harrison 22 December 2018 0
47   Jermell Charlo (2) 21 December 2019 – present 2

WelterweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Emile Griffith
(awarded inaugural title)
February 1963 0
2   Luis Manuel Rodríguez 21 March 1963 0
3   Emile Griffith (2) 8 June 1963 – 1 August 1966s 4
Wins the middleweight title on April 25th, 1966; loses lawsuit to retain the welterweight title[34]
4   Curtis Cokes
(def. Jean Josselin)
28 November 1966 4
5   José Nápoles 18 April 1969 3
6   Billy Backus 3 December 1970 0
7   José Nápoles (2) 4 June 1971 10
8   John H. Stracey 6 December 1975 1
8   Carlos Palomino 22 June 1976 7
9   Wilfred Benítez 14 January 1979 1
10   Sugar Ray Leonard 30 November 1979 1
12   Roberto Durán 20 June 1980 0
13   Sugar Ray Leonard (2) 25 November 1980 – 9 November 1982v 3
Vacant upon Leonard's (temporary) retirement
14   Milton McCrory
(def. Colin Jones)
13 August 1983 4
15   Donald Curry 6 December 1985 0
16   Lloyd Honeyghan 27 September 1986 3
17   Jorge Vaca 28 October 1987 0
18   Lloyd Honeyghan (2) 29 March 1988 1
19   Marlon Starling 4 February 1989 1
20   Maurice Blocker 19 August 1990 0
21   Simon Brown 18 March 1991 0
22   Buddy McGirt 29 November 1991 2
23   Pernell Whitaker 6 March 1993 8
24   Oscar De La Hoya 12 April 1997 7
25   Félix Trinidad 17 September 1999 – 3 March 2000v 0
Trinidad vacates his title to move up to super welterweight
26   Oscar De La Hoya (2)
(reinstated)
April 2000 0
27   Shane Mosley 17 June 2000 3
28   Vernon Forrest 26 January 2002 1
29   Ricardo Mayorga 25 January 2003 1
30   Cory Spinks 13 December 2003 2
31   Zab Judah 5 February 2005 1
32   Carlos Baldomir 7 January 2006 1
33   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 4 November 2006 – 6 June 2008v 1
Mayweather Jr. announces retirement.[35]
34   Andre Berto
(def. Miguel Ángel Rodríguez)
21 June 2008 5
35   Victor Ortiz 16 April 2011 0
36   Floyd Mayweather Jr. (2) 17 September 2011 – 2 November 2015v 5
Mayweather Jr. retires and is designated by the WBC as Champion Emeritus.[36]
37   Danny García
(def. Robert Guerrero)
23 January 2016 0
38   Keith Thurman 4 March 2017 – 24 April 2018v 0
Thurman vacates his title due to injuries.[37]
39   Shawn Porter
(def. Danny García)
8 September 2018 1
40   Errol Spence Jr. 28 September 2019 – present 1

Super lightweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Eddie Perkins
(def. Roberto Cruz)
15 June 1963 2
2   Carlos Morocho Hernández 18 January 1965 2
3   Sandro Lopopolo 29 April 1966 1
4   Takeshi Fuji 30 April 1967 – 14 November 1968s 1
Fuji was stripped of the title for not fighting his mandatory challenger.
5   Pedro Adigue
(def. Adolph Pruitt)
14 December 1968 0
6   Bruno Arcari 31 January 1970 – February 1974v 9
Arcari vacates the title to move up to welterweight.
7   Perico Fernandez
(def. Lion Furuyama)
21 September 1974 1
8   Saensak Muangsurin 15 July 1975 1
9   Miguel Velasquez 30 June 1976 0
10   Saensak Muangsurin 29 October 1976 7
11   Kim Sang-hyun 30 December 1978 2
12   Saoul Mamby 23 February 1980 5
13   Leroy Haley 26 June 1982 2
14   Bruce Curry 18 May 1983 2
15   Billy Costello 29 January 1984 3
16   Lonnie Smith 21 August 1985 0
17   René Arredondo 5 May 1986 0
18   Tsuyoshi Hamada 24 July 1986 1
19   René Arredondo (2) 22 July 1987 0
20   Roger Mayweather 12 November 1987 4
21   Julio César Chávez 13 May 1989 12
22   Frankie Randall 29 January 1994 0
23   Julio César Chávez (2) 7 May 1994 4
24   Oscar De La Hoya 7 June 1996 – 12 April 1997v 1
De La Hoya vacates the title to move up to welterweight.
25   Kostya Tszyu
(def. Miguel Ángel González)
21 August 1999 – January 2004s 7
Tszyu is stripped of the title for refusing to fight mandatory challenger Gianluca Branco.
26   Arturo Gatti
(def. Gianluca Branco)
24 January 2004 2
27   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 25 June 2005 – 23 March 2006v 0
Mayweather Jr. vacates the title to stay at welterweight.[38]
28   Junior Witter
(def. DeMarcus Corley)
15 September 2006 2
29   Timothy Bradley 10 May 2008 – 29 April 2009s 2
Bradley is stripped of his title for refusing to fight his mandatory challenger Devon Alexander.[39]
30   Devon Alexander
(def. Junior Witter)
1 August 2009 2
31   Timothy Bradley (2) 29 January 2011 – 28 July 2011s 0
Bradley is declared champion in recess for refusing to fight WBA champion Amir Khan.[40]
32   Érik Morales
(def. Pablo César Cano)
17 September 2011 – 23 March 2012s 0
Morales came in overweight and is stripped of the title before fighting Danny García. Only García can win the title.
33   Danny García
(def. Érik Morales)
24 March 2012 – 11 June 2015s 5
García is stripped of the title for refusing to fight his mandatory challenger Viktor Postol.[41]
34   Viktor Postol
(def. Lucas Matthysse)
3 October 2015 0
35   Terence Crawford 23 July 2016 – 26 October 2017v 3
Crawford vacates the title to move up to welterweight.
36   José Ramírez
(def. Amir Imam)
17 March 2018 4
37   Josh Taylor 22 May 2021 – present 0

LightweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Carlos Ortiz
(awarded inaugural title)
14 February 1963 3
2   Ismael Laguna 10 April 1965 0
3   Carlos Ortiz (2) 13 November 1965 5
4   Carlos Cruz 29 June 1968 1
5   Mando Ramos 18 February 1969 1
6   Ismael Laguna (2) 3 March 1970 – 15 September 1970s 1
Laguna is stripped of the title
7   Ken Buchanan
(def. Rubén Navarro)
12 February 1971 – 25 June 1971s 0
Buchanan is stripped of the title for failing to defend his title against Pedro Carrasco
8   Pedro Carrasco
(def. Mando Ramos)
5 November 1971 0
9   Mando Ramos 18 February 1972 1
10   Chango Carmona 15 September 1972 0
11   Rodolfo González 10 November 1972 2
12   Guts Ishimatsu 11 April 1974 5
13   Esteban de Jesús 8 May 1976 3
14   Roberto Durán 21 January 1978 – January 1979v 0
Durán vacates the title to move up to welterweight
15   Jim Watt
(def. Alfredo Pitalua)
17 April 1979 4
16   Alexis Argüello 20 June 1981 – 15 February 1983v 4
Argüello vacates the title to move up to super lightweight.
17   Edwin Rosario
(def. José Luis Ramírez)
1 May 1983 2
18   José Luis Ramírez 3 November 1984 0
19   Héctor Camacho 10 August 1985 – 1987v 2
Camacho vacates the title to move up to super lightweight
20   José Luis Ramírez (2)
(def. Terrence Alli)
19 July 1987 2
21   Julio César Chávez 29 October 1988 – 13 May 1989v 0
Chávez vacates the title to move up to super lightweight.
22   Pernell Whitaker
(def. José Luis Ramírez)
20 August 1989 – 22 May 1992v 6
Whitaker vacates the title to move up to super lightweight
23   Miguel Ángel González
(def. Wilfrido Rocha)
24 August 1992 – 19 August 1995v 10
González vacates his title to move up to super lightweight
24   Jean Baptiste Mendy
(def. Lamar Murphy)
20 April 1996 0
25   Stevie Johnston 1 March 1997 3
26   César Bazán 13 June 1998 2
27   Stevie Johnston (2) 27 February 1999 4
28   José Luis Castillo 17 June 2000 3
29   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 20 April 2002 – 22 May 2004v 3
Mayweather Jr. vacates the title to move up to super lightweight
30   José Luis Castillo (2)
(def. Juan Lazcano)
5 June 2004 2
31   Diego Corrales 7 May 2005 – 6 October 2006s 0
Corrales is stripped of the title for being overweight in his fight against Casamayor
32   Joel Casamayor
(def. Diego Corrales)
7 October 2006 – 1 February 2007s 0
Casamayor is stripped of the title for refusing to fight his mandatory challenger
33   David Díaz
(interim champion promoted)
1 February 2007 1
34   Manny Pacquiao 28 June 2008 – 24 February 2009v 0
Pacquiao vacates the title to move up to super lightweight.[42]
35   Edwin Valero
(def. Antonio Pitalúa)
4 April 2009 – 9 February 2010s 2
Valero is declared champion in recess after receiving a deep cut in his fight against Antonio DeMarco.[43]
36   Humberto Soto
(def. David Díaz)
13 March 2010 – 1 July 2011v 4
Soto vacates the title to move up to super lightweight.[44]
37   Antonio DeMarco
(def. Jorge Linares)
15 October 2011 2
38   Adrien Broner 17 November 2012 – 29 January 2014s 1
Broner is stripped of his title for failing to defend his title for almost a year.[45]
39   Omar Figueroa Jr.
(interim champion promoted)
29 January 2014 – 10 November 2014s 2
Figueroa Jr. is declared champion in recess because of injury.[46]
40   Jorge Linares
(def. Javier Prieto)
30 December 2014 – 22 February 2016s 2
Linares is declared champion in recess because of fractured hand.[47]
41   Dejan Zlatičanin
(def. Franklin Mamani)
11 June 2016 0
42   Mikey Garcia 28 January 2017 – 25 April 2019v 1
Garcia vacates the title to move up to welterweight.[48]
41   Vasyl Lomachenko
(def. Luke Campbell)
31 August 2019 – 23 October 2019v 0
Lomachenko is designated by the WBC as Franchise champion.[49]
42   Devin Haney
(interim champion promoted)
23 October 2019 – 12 December 2019s 2
Haney is declared champion in recess after injuring his right shoulder.[50]
43   Devin Haney (2)
(reinstated)
22 April 2020 – present 1

Super featherweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Gabriel Elorde
(def. Johnny Bizzaro)
16 February 1963 5
2   Yoshiaki Numata 15 June 1967 0
3   Hiroshi Kobayashi 14 December 1967 – 18 January 1969s 2
Kobayashi is stripped of the title for refusing to fight René Barrientos
4   René Barrientos
(def. Rubén Navarro)
15 February 1969 0
5   Yoshiaki Numata (2) 5 April 1970 3
6   Ricardo Arredondo 10 October 1971 5
7   Kuniaki Shibata 28 February 1974 3
8   Alfredo Escalera 5 July 1975 10
9   Alexis Argüello 28 January 1978 – 1980v 8
Argüello vacates the title to move up to lightweight
10   Rafael Limón
(def. Idelfonso Bethelmy)
11 December 1980 0
11   Cornelius Boza-Edwards 8 March 1981 1
12   Rolando Navarrete 29 August 1981 1
13   Rafael Limón 29 May 1982 1
14   Bobby Chacon 11 December 1982 – 1983s 1
Chacon is stripped of the title for refusing to fight his mandatory challenger
15   Héctor Camacho
(def. Rafael Limón)
7 August 1983 – May 1984v 1
Camacho vacates the title to move up to lightweight
16   Julio César Chávez
(def. Mario Martínez)
13 September 1984 – 21 August 1987v 9
Chávez vacates the title to move up to lightweight
17   Azumah Nelson
(def. Mario Martínez)
29 February 1988 10
18   Jesse James Leija 7 May 1994 0
19   Gabriel Ruelas 17 September 1994 2
20   Azumah Nelson (2) 1 December 1995 1
21   Genaro Hernández 22 March 1997 3
22   Floyd Mayweather Jr. 3 October 1998 – 20 April 2002v 8
Mayweather Jr. vacates the title to move up to lightweight.
23   Sirimongkol Singwangcha
(def. Kengo Nagashima)
24 August 2002 1
24   Jesús Chávez 15 August 2003 0
25   Érik Morales 28 February 2004 1
26   Marco Antonio Barrera 27 November 2004 4
27   Juan Manuel Márquez 17 March 2007 1
28   Manny Pacquiao 15 March 2008 – 16 July 2008v 0
Pacquiao vacates the title in favor of his WBC lightweight title.[51]
29   Humberto Soto
(def. Francisco Lorenzo)
20 December 2008 – 18 March 2010v 3
Soto vacates the title to move up to super lightweight.[52]
30   Vitali Tajbert
(interim champion promoted)
17 March 2010 2
31   Takahiro Ao 26 November 2010 3
32   Gamaliel Díaz 27 October 2012 0
33   Takashi Miura 8 April 2013 4
34   Francisco Vargas 21 November 2015 1
35   Miguel Berchelt 28 January 2017 6
36   Oscar Valdez 20 February 2021 – present 0

FeatherweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Sugar Ramos
(def. Davey Moore)
21 March 1963 3
2   Vicente Saldivar 26 September 1964 – 14 October 1967v 7
Salvidar retires
3   Howard Winstone
(def. Mitsunori Seki)
23 January 1968 0
4   José Legrá 24 July 1968 0
5   Johnny Famechon 21 January 1969 2
6   Vicente Saldivar 9 May 1970 0
7   Kuniaki Shibata 11 December 1970 2
8   Clemente Sánchez 19 May 1972 – 16 December 1972s 0
Sánchez is stripped of the title after failing to make weight against José Legrá
9   José Legrá (2)
(def. Clemente Sánchez)
16 December 1972 0
10   Éder Jofre 5 May 1973 – 17 June 1974s 1
Jofre is stripped of the title due to inactivity
11   Bobby Chacon
(def. Alfredo Marcano)
7 September 1974 1
12   Rubén Olivares 20 June 1975 0
13   David Kotei 20 September 1975 2
14   Danny López 13 November 1976 8
15   Salvador Sánchez 2 February 1980 – 12 August 1982v 9
Sánchez died thus making the title vacant.[53]
16   Juan Laporte
(def. Mario Miranda)
15 September 1982 2
17   Wilfredo Gómez 31 March 1984 0
18   Azumah Nelson 8 December 1984 – 1988v 6
Nelson vacates the title to move up to super featherweight
19   Jeff Fenech
(def. Victor Callejas)
7 March 1988 – 1989v 3
Fenech vacates the title to move up to super featherweight
20   Marcos Villasana
(def. Paul Hodkinson)
2 June 1990 3
21   Paul Hodkinson 14 November 1991 3
22   Gregorio Vargas 28 April 1993 0
23   Kevin Kelley 4 December 1993 2
24   Alejandro González 7 January 1995 2
25   Manuel Medina 23 September 1995 0
26   Luisito Espinosa 11 December 1995 7
27   César Soto 15 May 1999 0
28   Naseem Hamed 15 May 1999 – 2000v 0
Hamed vacates the title due to his commitment in his WBO title
29   Guty Espadas Jr.
(def. Luisito Espinosa)
14 April 2000 1
30   Érik Morales 17 February 2001 1
31   Marco Antonio Barrera 22 June 2002 – 22 June 2002v 0
Barrera declines the title after winning against Morales
32   Érik Morales (2)
(def. Paulie Ayala)
16 November 2002 – October 2003v 2
Morales vacates the title to move up to super featherweight
33   Chi In-jin
(def. Michael Brodie)
4 October 2003 3
34   Takashi Koshimoto 29 January 2006 0
35   Rodolfo López 30 July 2006 0
36   Chi In-jin (2) 17 December 2006 – 31 July 2007v 0
Chi retires.[54]
37   Jorge Linares
(def. Óscar Larios)
21 July 2007 – 13 August 2008v 1
Linares vacates the title to move up to super featherweight
38   Óscar Larios
(interim champion promoted)
13 August 2008 2
39   Takahiro Ao 12 March 2009 0
40   Elio Rojas 14 July 2009 – 25 August 2010s 1
Rojas is declared champion in recess after injuring his hand
41   Hozumi Hasegawa
(def. Juan Carlos Burgos)
26 November 2010 0
42   Jhonny González 8 April 2011 4
43   Daniel Ponce de León 14 September 2012 – 4 May 2013 0
44   Abner Mares 4 May 2013 0
45   Jhonny González (2) 24 August 2013 2
46   Gary Russell Jr. 28 March 2015 – present 5

Super bantamweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Rigoberto Riasco
(def. Philip Waruinge)
3 April 1976 2
2   Royal Kobayashi 9 October 1976 0
3   Yum Dong-kyun 24 November 1976 1
4   Wilfredo Gómez 21 May 1977 – April 1983v 17
Gómez vacates the title to move up to featherweight
5   Jaime Garza
(def. Bobby Berna)
15 June 1983 1
6   Juan Meza 3 November 1984 1
7   Lupe Pintor 18 August 1985 0
8   Samart Payakaroon 18 January 1986 1
9   Jeff Fenech 8 May 1987 – 1988v 2
Fenech vacates the title to move up to featherweight
10   Daniel Zaragoza
(def. Carlos Zárate)
29 February 1988 5
11   Paul Banke 23 April 1990 1
12   Pedro Rubén Décima 5 November 1990 0
13   Kiyoshi Hatanaka 23 February 1991 0
14   Daniel Zaragoza (2) 24 June 1991 2
15   Thierry Jacob 20 March 1992 0
16   Tracy Harris Patterson 23 June 1992 4
17   Hector Acero Sánchez 26 August 1994 2
18   Daniel Zaragoza (3) 6 November 1995 4
19   Érik Morales 6 September 1997 – 19 February 2000v 9
Morales vacates the title to move up to featherweight
20   Willie Jorrín
(def. Michael Brodie)
9 September 2000 2
21   Óscar Larios 1 November 2002 7
22   Israel Vázquez 12 December 2005 2
23   Rafael Márquez 3 March 2007 0
24   Israel Vázquez (2) 4 August 2007 – 18 December 2008s 1
Vázquez is stripped of the title after failing to defend the title due to a detached retina.[55]
25   Toshiaki Nishioka
(interim champion promoted)
18 December 2008 – 15 March 2012v 7
Nishioka is designated by the WBC as Champion Emeritus.[56]
26   Abner Mares
(def. Eric Morel)
21 April 2012 – 31 January 2013v 1
Mares vacates the title to move up to featherweight.[57]
27   Victor Terrazas
(def. Cristian Mijares)
20 April 2013 0
28   Léo Santa Cruz 24 August 2013 – 1 November 2015v 4
Santa Cruz vacates the title to stay at featherweight.[58]
29   Julio Ceja
(interim champion promoted)
1 November 2015 0
30   Hugo Ruiz 27 February 2016 0
31   Hozumi Hasegawa 16 September 2016 – 9 December 2016v 0
Hasegawa retires.[59]
32   Rey Vargas
(def. Gavin McDonnell)
25 February 2017 – 14 August 2020s 5
Vargas is declared champion in recess after breaking his leg.[60]
33   Luis Nery
(def. Aarón Alameda)
26 September 2020 0
34   Brandon Figueroa 15 May 2021 – present 0

BantamweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Éder Jofre
(awarded inaugural title)
14 February 1963 2
2   Fighting Harada 18 May 1965 4
3   Lionel Rose 27 February 1968 3
4   Rubén Olivares 22 August 1969 2
5   Chucho Castillo 16 October 1970 0
6   Rubén Olivares (2) 2 April 1971 2
7   Rafael Herrera 19 March 1972 0
8   Enrique Pinder 29 July 1972 – 5 January 1973s 0
Pinder was stripped of the title for failing to defend it against the number one contender within six months of winning it.[61]
9   Rafael Herrera (2)
(def. Rodolfo Martínez)
14 April 1973 2
10   Rodolfo Martínez 7 December 1974 3
11   Carlos Zárate 8 May 1976 9
12   Lupe Pintor 3 June 1979 – 9 July 1983s 8
Pintor was stripped of the title after failing to defend it in over a year.[62]
13   Alberto Dávila
(interim champion promoted)
1 September 1983 – 1984v 1
Dávila vacates the title for injuring his back resulting in failure to defend the title.[63]
14   Daniel Zaragoza
(def. Fred Jackson)
4 May 1985 0
15   Miguel Lora 9 August 1985 7
16   Raúl Pérez 29 October 1988 7
17   Greg Richardson 25 February 1991 1
18   Joichiro Tatsuyoshi 19 September 1991 0
19   Victor Rabanales 17 September 1992 1
20   Byun Jung-il 28 March 1993 1
21   Yasuei Yakushiji 23 December 1993 4
22   Wayne McCullough 30 July 1995 – January 1997v 2
McCullough vacates the title to move up to super bantamweight
23   Sirimongkol Singwangcha
(interim champion promoted)
January 1997 3
24   Joichiro Tatsuyoshi (2) 22 November 1997 2
25   Veeraphol Sahaprom 29 December 1998 14
26   Hozumi Hasegawa 16 April 2005 10
27   Fernando Montiel 30 April 2010 1
28   Nonito Donaire 19 February 2011 – 22 October 2011v 1
Donaire vacates the title to move up to super bantamweight.[64]
29   Shinsuke Yamanaka
(def. Christian Esquivel)
6 November 2011 12
30   Luis Nery 15 August 2017 – 28 February 2018s 0
Nery was stripped of the title after failing to make weight the day before his rematch against Shinsuke Yamanaka.[65]
31   Nordine Oubaali
(def. Rau'shee Warren)
19 January 2019 – 13 November 2020s 2
Oubaali was declared champion in recess after testing positive for COVID-19.[66]
32   Nordine Oubaali (2)
(reinstated)
10 January 2021 0
33   Nonito Donaire (2) 29 May 2021 – present 0

Super flyweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Rafael Orono
(def. Lee Seung-hoon)
2 February 1980 3
2   Kim Chul-ho 24 January 1981 5
3   Rafael Orono (2) 28 November 1982 3
4   Payao Poontarat 27 November 1983 1
5   Jiro Watanabe 5 July 1984 4
6   Gilberto Román 30 March 1986 6
7   Santos Laciar 16 May 1987 0
8   Sugar Baby Rojas 8 August 1987 1
9   Gilberto Román (2) 8 April 1988 5
10   Nana Konadu 7 November 1989 0
11   Moon Sung-kil 20 January 1990 9
12   José Luis Bueno 13 November 1993 0
13   Hiroshi Kawashima 4 May 1994 6
14   Gerry Peñalosa 20 February 1997 3
15   Cho In-joo 29 August 1998 5
16   Masamori Tokuyama 27 August 2000 8
17   Katsushige Kawashima 28 June 2004 2
18   Masamori Tokuyama (2) 18 July 2005 – 6 December 2006v 1
Tokuyama vacated the title and announced his retirement.[67]
19   Cristian Mijares
(interim champion promoted)
6 December 2006 7
20   Vic Darchinyan 1 November 2008 – 3 August 2010v 3
Darchinyan vacated the title to move up to bantamweight
21   Tomás Rojas
(def. Kohei Kono)
20 September 2010 2
22   Suriyan Sor Rungvisai 19 August 2011 1
23   Yota Sato 27 March 2012 2
24   Srisaket Sor Rungvisai 3 May 2013 1
25   Carlos Cuadras 31 May 2014 6
26   Román González 10 September 2016 0
27   Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (2) 18 March 2017 3
28   Juan Francisco Estrada 26 April 2019 – 26 March 2021v 3
Estrada is designated by the WBC as Franchise champion to avoid his mandatory Srisaket Sor Rungvisai infavor of having an immediate rematch with Román González. A four-man tournament is announced by the WBC with Román González vs Juan Francisco Estrada and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs Carlos Cuadras. Rungvisai and Cuadras will fight for the vacant title.[68]

FlyweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Pone Kingpetch
(awarded inaugural title)
14 February 1963 0
2   Hiroyuki Ebihara 18 September 1963 0
3   Pone Kingpetch (2) 23 January 1964 0
4   Salvatore Burruni 23 April 1965 – 19 November 1965s 0
Burruni was stripped of the title for failing to defend it against Hiroyuki Ebihara.[69]
5   Horacio Accavallo
(def. Katsuyoshi Takayama)
1 March 1966 – 2 October 1968v 3
Accavallo retired after withdrawing from a title defense against Jose Severino.[70]
6   Chartchai Chionoi
(def. Bernabe Villacampo)
10 November 1968 0
7   Efren Torres 23 February 1969 1
8   Chartchai Chionoi (2) 20 March 1970 0
9   Erbito Salavarria 7 December 1970 – 29 December 1971s 2
Salavarria was stripped of the title after a liquid he drank between rounds during his 20 November 1971 bout against Betulio González tested positive for amphetamine.[71]
10   Betulio González
(def. Socrates Batoto)
3 June 1972 0
11   Venice Borkhorsor 29 September 1972 – 11 July 1973v 1
Borkhorsor vacated the title to move up to bantamweight.[72]
12   Betulio González (2)
(def. Miguel Canto)
4 August 1973 2
13   Shoji Oguma 1 October 1974 0
14   Miguel Canto 8 January 1975 14
15   Park Chan-hee 18 March 1979 5
16   Shoji Oguma (2) 18 May 1980 3
17   Antonio Avelar 12 May 1981 1
18   Prudencio Cardona 20 March 1982 0
19   Freddy Castillo 24 July 1982 0
20   Eleoncio Mercedes 6 November 1982 0
21   Charlie Magri 15 March 1983 0
22   Frank Cedeno 27 September 1983 0
23   Kōji Kobayashi 18 January 1984 0
24   Gabriel Bernal 9 April 1984 1
25   Sot Chitalada 8 October 1984 6
26   Kim Yong-kang 24 July 1988 2
27   Sot Chitalada (2) 3 June 1989 4
28   Muangchai Kittikasem 15 February 1991 3
29   Yuri Arbachakov 23 June 1992 9
30   Chatchai Sasakul 12 November 1997 4
31   Manny Pacquiao 4 December 1998 – 16 September 1999s 1
Pacquiao was stripped of the title after failing to make weight the day before his bout against Medgoen 3K-Battery.[73]
32   Medgoen 3K-Battery
(def. Manny Pacquiao)
17 September 1999 1
33   Malcolm Tuñacao 19 May 2000 1
34   Pongsaklek Wonjongkam 2 March 2001 17
35   Daisuke Naito 18 July 2007 5
36   Kōki Kameda 29 November 2009 0
37   Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (2) 27 March 2010 4
38   Sonny Boy Jaro 2 March 2012 0
39   Toshiyuki Igarashi 16 July 2012 1
40   Akira Yaegashi 8 April 2013 3
41   Román González 5 September 2014 – 1 October 2016v 4
González vacated the title after moving up in weight and winning the WBC super flyweight world championship against Carlos Cuadras on 10 September 2016.[74]
42   Juan Hernández Navarrete
(def. Nawaphon Sor Rungvisai)
4 March 2017 0
43   Daigo Higa 20 May 2017 – 14 April 2018s 2
Higa was stripped of the title for failing to make weight the day before his bout against Cristofer Rosales.[75]
44   Cristofer Rosales
(def. Daigo Higa)
15 April 2018 1
45   Charlie Edwards 22 December 2018 – 4 October 2019v 2
Edwards vacated the title over concerns of not being able to make weight.[76]
46   Julio Cesar Martinez
(def. Cristofer Rosales)
20 December 2019 – present 3

Light flyweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Franco Udella
(def. Valentin Martinez)
4 April 1975 – August 1975s 1
Udella was stripped of the title after withdrawing from a 12 September bout against Rafael Lovera due to a fever.[77]
2   Luis Estaba
(def. Rafael Lovera)
13 September 1975 11
3   Freddy Castillo 19 February 1978 0
4   Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh 6 May 1978 1
5   Kim Sung-jun 30 September 1978 3
6   Shigeo Nakajima 3 January 1980 0
7   Hilario Zapata 24 March 1980 8
8   Amado Ursua 6 February 1982 0
9   Tadashi Tomori 13 April 1982 0
10   Hilario Zapata (2) 20 July 1982 2
11   Chang Jung-koo 26 March 1983 – 1988v 15
Jung-koo retires
11   Germán Torres
(def. Kang Soon-Jung)
11 December 1988 0
12   Lee Yul-woo 19 March 1989 0
13   Humberto González 25 June 1989 5
14   Rolando Pascua 19 December 1990 0
15   Melchor Cob Castro 25 March 1991 0
16   Humberto González (2) 3 June 1991 4
17   Michael Carbajal 13 March 1993 2
18   Humberto González (3) 19 February 1994 3
19   Saman Sorjaturong 15 July 1995 10
20   Choi Yo-sam 17 October 1999 3
21   Jorge Arce 6 July 2002 – 18 December 2004v 7
Arce vacates the title to move up to flyweight
22   Eric Ortiz
(def. José Antonio Aguirre)
11 March 2005 0
23   Brian Viloria 10 September 2005 1
24   Omar Niño Romero 10 August 2006 – 1 February 2007s 1
Niño was stripped of his title after testing positive for methamphetamine following his 18 November 2006 bout against Brian Viloria.[78]
25   Édgar Sosa
(def. Brian Viloria)
14 April 2007 10
26   Rodel Mayol 21 November 2009 1
27   Omar Niño Romero (2) 19 June 2010 0
28   Gilberto Keb Baas 6 November 2010 1
29   Adrián Hernández 30 April 2011 1
30   Kompayak Porpramook 23 December 2011 1
31   Adrián Hernández (2) 6 October 2012 4
32   Naoya Inoue 6 April 2014 – 3 November 2014v 1
Inoue vacates the title to move up to super flyweight
33   Pedro Guevara
(def. Akira Yaegashi)
30 December 2014 2
34   Yu Kimura 28 November 2015 0
35   Ganigan López 4 March 2016 1
36   Ken Shiro 20 May 2017 – present 8

StrawweightEdit

No. Name Date Defenses
1   Hiroki Ioka
(def. Mai Thomburifarm)
18 October 1987 2
2   Napa Kiatwanchai 13 November 1988 2
3   Choi Jum-hwan 12 November 1989 0
4   Hideyuki Ohashi 7 February 1990 1
5   Ricardo López 25 October 1990 – September 1999v 21
López vacates the title to move up to light flyweight
6   Wandee Singwangcha
(interim champion promoted)
September 1999 0
7   José Antonio Aguirre 11 February 2000 7
8   Eagle Den Junlaphan 10 January 2004 1
9   Isaac Bustos 18 December 2004 0
10   Katsunari Takayama 4 April 2005 0
11   Eagle Den Junlaphan (2) 6 August 2005 4
12   Oleydong Sithsamerchai 29 November 2007 6
13   Kazuto Ioka 11 February 2011 – 1 July 2012v 3
Ioka, the unified WBC/WBA minimumweight world champion, vacated the title because both sanctioning bodies were requiring him to make different mandatory defenses of his titles.[79]
14   Xiong Chaozhong
(def. Javier Martínez Resendiz)
24 November 2012 2
15   Oswaldo Novoa 5 February 2014 1
16   Wanheng Menayothin 6 November 2014 12
17   Panya Pradabsri 27 November 2020 – present 0

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