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List of boxing world champions

Boxing’s title belts are a confusing disaster that have become so diluted as to barely have any real meaning. But here’s a list for you to reference in case you’re ever curious about one or another.


Men’s Boxing

Heavyweight (Unlimited)

  • WBC: Tyson Fury (vs Oleksandr Usyk, May 18)
  • WBA: Oleksandr Usyk (vs Tyson Fury, May 18)
  • IBF: Oleksandr Usyk (vs Tyson Fury, May 18)
  • WBO: Oleksandr Usyk (vs Tyson Fury, May 18)
    WBO Interim: Zhilei Zhang (vs Joseph Parker, Mar. 8)

Cruiserweight (200 lbs)

  • WBC: Noel Mikaelyan
  • WBA: Arsen Goulamirian (vs Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, Mar. 30)
  • IBF: Vacant (Jai Opetaia vs Mairis Briedis, May 18)
  • WBO: Chris Billam-Smith (vs Richard Riakporhe, TBA)

Light Heavyweight (175 lbs)

  • WBC: Artur Beterbiev (vs Dmitry Bivol, June 1)
    WBC Interim: Vacant (David Benavidez vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk, TBA)
  • WBA: Dmitry Bivol (vs Artur Beterbiev, June 1)
  • IBF: Artur Beterbiev (vs Dmitry Bivol, June 1)
  • WBO: Artur Beterbiev (vs Dmitry Bivol, June 1)

Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Canelo Alvarez

  • WBC: Canelo Alvarez (vs TBA, May 4)
    WBC Interim: David Benavidez
  • WBA: Canelo Alvarez (vs TBA, May 4)
    WBA “World”: David Morrell Jr
  • IBF: Canelo Alvarez (vs TBA, May 4)
  • WBO: Canelo Alvarez (vs TBA, May 4)

Middleweight (160 lbs)

  • WBC: Jermall Charlo
    WBC Interim: Carlos Adames
  • WBA: Erislandy Lara (vs Michael Zerafa, Mar. 30)
  • IBF: Janibek Alimkhanuly
  • WBO: Janibek Alimkhanuly

Super Welterweight (154 lbs)

  • WBC: Vacant (Sebastian Fundora vs Serhii Bohachuk, Mar. 30)
    WBC “In Recess”: Jermell Charlo
  • WBA: Jermell Charlo
    WBA “World”: Vacant (Israil Madrimov vs Magomed Kurbanov, Mar. 8)
  • IBF: Vacant
  • WBO: Tim Tszyu

Welterweight (147 lbs)

  • WBC: Terence Crawford
    WBC Interim: Mario Barrios
  • WBA: Terence Crawford
    WBA “World”: Eimantas Stanionis
  • IBF: Jaron “Boots” Ennis (vs Cody Crowley, May 4)
  • WBO: Terence Crawford

Super Lightweight (140 lbs)

  • WBC: Devin Haney (vs Ryan Garcia, Apr. 20)
  • WBA: Rolando Romero (vs Isaac Cruz, Mar. 30)
  • IBF: Subriel Matias
  • WBO: Teofimo Lopez (vs Jamaine Ortiz, Feb. 8)

Lightweight (135 lbs)

  • WBC: Shakur Stevenson
  • WBA: Gervonta Davis (vs Frank Martin, TBA)
  • IBF: Vacant (Vasiliy Lomachenko vs George Kambosos Jr, May 11)
  • WBO: Vacant (Emanuel Navarrete vs Denys Berinchyk, TBA)

Super Featherweight (130 lbs)

  • WBC: O’Shaquie Foster
  • WBA: Lamont Roach Jr
  • IBF: Joe Cordina (vs Anthony Cacace, May 18)
  • WBO: Emanuel Navarrete

Featherweight (126 lbs)

  • WBC: Rey Vargas (vs Nick Ball, Mar. 8)
    WBC Interim: Brandon Figueroa
  • WBA: Vacant (Otabek Kholmatov vs Ray Ford, Mar. 2)
  • IBF: Luis Alberto Lopez (vs Reiya Abe, Mar. 2)
  • WBO: Rafael Espinoza

Super Bantamweight (122 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Naoya Inoue

  • WBC: Naoya Inoue (vs Luis Nery, May 6)
  • WBA: Naoya Inoue (vs Luis Nery, May 6)
  • IBF: Naoya Inoue (vs Luis Nery, May 6)
  • WBO: Naoya Inoue (vs Luis Nery, May 6)

Bantamweight (118 lbs)

  • WBC: Alexandro Santiago (vs Junto Nakatani, Feb. 24)
  • WBA: Takuma Inoue (vs Jerwin Ancajas, Feb. 24)
  • IBF: Emmanuel Rodriguez
  • WBO: Jason Moloney

Super Flyweight (115 lbs)

  • WBC: Juan Francisco Estrada
  • WBA: Kazuto Ioka
  • IBF: Fernando Martinez
  • WBO: Vacant (Kosei Tanaka vs Christian Bacasegua, Feb. 24)

Flyweight (112 lbs)

  • WBC: Julio Cesar Martinez
  • WBA: Seigo Yuri Akui
  • IBF: Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez
  • WBO: Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez

Junior Flyweight (108 lbs)

  • WBC: Kenshiro Teraji
  • WBA: Kenshiro Teraji
  • IBF: Sivenathi Nontshinga
  • WBO: Jonathan Gonzalez (vs Rene Santiago, Mar. 2)

Minimumweight (105 lbs)

  • WBC: Yudai Shigeoka (vs Melvin Jerusalem, Mar. 31)
  • WBA: Thammanoon Niyomtrong
  • IBF: Ginjiro Shigeoka (vs ArAr Andales, Mar. 31)
  • WBO: Oscar Collazo

Women’s Boxing

Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

  • WBC: Franchon Crews-Dezurn
    WBC “In Recess”: Savannah Marshall
  • WBA: Savannah Marshall
    WBA Interim: Franchon Crews-Dezurn
  • IBF: Savannah Marshall
  • WBO: Savannah Marshall

Middleweight (160 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Claressa Shields

  • WBC: Claressa Shields
  • WBA: Claressa Shields
  • IBF: Claressa Shields
  • WBO: Claressa Shields

Super Welterweight (154 lbs)

  • WBC: Ema Kozin
  • WBA: Terri Harper
  • IBF: Femke Hermans
  • WBO: Ema Kozin

Welterweight (147 lbs)

  • WBC: Jessica McCaskill
  • WBA: Jessica McCaskill
  • IBF: Natasha Jonas
  • WBO: Sandy Ryan (vs Terri Harper, Mar. 23)

Super Lightweight (140 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Katie Taylor

  • WBC: Katie Taylor
  • WBA: Katie Taylor
  • IBF: Katie Taylor
  • WBO: Katie Taylor

Lightweight (135 lbs)

  • WBC: Katie Taylor
  • WBA: Katie Taylor
  • IBF: Vacant
  • WBO: Vacant (Rhiannon Dixon vs Karen Elizabeth Carabajal, Apr. 13)

Super Featherweight (130 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Alycia Baumgardner

  • WBC: Alycia Baumgardner
  • WBA: Alycia Baumgardner
  • IBF: Alycia Baumgardner
  • WBO: Alycia Baumgardner

Featherweight (126 lbs)

  • WBC: Vacant
    WBC Interim: Skye Nicolson
  • WBA: Amanda Serrano (vs Nina Meinke, Mar. 2)
  • IBF: Amanda Serrano (vs Nina Meinke, Mar. 2)
  • WBO: Amanda Serrano (vs Nina Meinke, Mar. 2)

Super Bantamweight (122 lbs)

  • WBC: Yamileth Mercado
  • WBA: Erika Cruz
  • IBF: Ellie Scotney (vs Segolene Lefebvre, Apr. 13)
  • WBO: Segolene Lefebvre (vs Ellie Scotney, Apr. 13)

Bantamweight (118 lbs)

  • WBC: Dina Thorslund (vs Mary Romero, Feb. 24)
  • WBA: Nina Hughes (vs Cherneka Johnson, May 11)
  • IBF: Miyo Yoshida
  • WBO: Dina Thorslund (vs Mary Romero, Feb. 24)

Super Flyweight (115 lbs)

  • WBC: Asley Gonzalez
    WBC Interim: Adelaida Ruiz
  • WBA: Clara Lescurat (vs Regina Chavez, Feb. 24)
  • IBF: Irma Garcia
  • WBO: Mizuki Hiruta

Flyweight (112 lbs)

  • WBC: Marlen Esparza
  • WBA: Marlen Esparza
  • IBF: Gabriela Fundora
  • WBO: Marlen Esparza

Junior Flyweight (108 lbs)

  • WBC: Yesica Nery Plata
  • WBA: Yesica Nery Plata
  • IBF: Evelyn Bermudez
  • WBO: Evelyn Bermudez

Minimumweight (105 lbs)

  • WBC: Seniesa Estrada (vs Yokasta Valle, Mar. 29)
  • WBA: Seniesa Estrada (vs Yokasta Valle, Mar. 29)
  • IBF: Yokasta Valle (vs Seniesa Estrada, Mar. 29)
  • WBO: Yokasta Valle (vs Seniesa Estrada, Mar. 29)