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List of current 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.

Notes:

  • For the WBA, we will only list their highest tier champion. That means if there is a “super world” champion, we will list that one, and will not list their “world” (the one people call “regular”) champion unless there is not a “super world” champion.
  • For the WBC, we will not list “franchise” champions, because they have to date been nothing but a political move to help favored fighters avoid mandatory challengers.

Men’s Boxing

Heavyweight (Unlimited)

  • WBC: Tyson Fury
  • WBA: Oleksandr Usyk
  • IBF: Oleksandr Usyk
  • WBO: Oleksandr Usyk

Cruiserweight (200 lbs)

  • WBC: Ilunga Junior Makabu
  • WBA: Arsen Goulamirian
  • IBF: Mairis Briedis
  • WBO: Lawrence Okolie

Light Heavyweight (175 lbs)

  • WBC: Artur Beterbiev
  • WBA: Dmitry Bivol
  • IBF: Artur Beterbiev
  • WBO: Joe Smith Jr

Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Canelo Alvarez

  • WBC: Canelo Alvarez
  • WBA: Canelo Alvarez
  • IBF: Canelo Alvarez
  • WBO: Canelo Alvarez

Middleweight (160 lbs)

  • WBC: Jermall Charlo
  • WBA: Ryota Murata
  • IBF: Gennadiy Golovkin
  • WBO: Demetrius Andrade

Junior Middleweight (154 lbs)

  • WBC: Jermell Charlo
  • WBA: Jermell Charlo
  • IBF: Jermell Charlo
  • WBO: Brian Castano

Welterweight (147 lbs)

  • WBC: Errol Spence Jr
  • WBA: Yordenis Ugas
  • IBF: Errol Spence Jr
  • WBO: Terence Crawford

Junior Welterweight (140 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Josh Taylor

  • WBC: Josh Taylor
  • WBA: Josh Taylor
  • IBF: Josh Taylor
  • WBO: Josh Taylor

Lightweight (135 lbs)

  • WBC: Devin Haney
  • WBA: George Kambosos Jr
  • IBF: George Kambosos Jr
  • WBO: George Kambosos Jr

Junior Lightweight (130 lbs)

  • WBC: Oscar Valdez
  • WBA: Vacant (Chris Colbert vs Roger Gutierrez, TBA)
  • IBF: Kenichi Ogawa
  • WBO: Shakur Stevenson

Featherweight (126 lbs)

  • WBC: Gary Russell Jr
  • WBA: Leo Santa Cruz
  • IBF: Kiko Martinez
  • WBO: Emanuel Navarrete

Junior Featherweight (122 lbs)

  • WBC: Stephen Fulton Jr
  • WBA: Murodjon Akhmadaliev
  • IBF: Murodjon Akhmadaliev
  • WBO: Stephen Fulton Jr

Bantamweight (118 lbs)

  • WBC: Nonito Donaire
  • WBA: Naoya Inoue
  • IBF: Naoya Inoue
  • WBO: John Riel Casimero

Junior Bantamweight (115 lbs)

  • WBC: Vacant
  • WBA: Juan Francisco Estrada
  • IBF: Jerwin Ancajas
  • WBO: Kazuto Ioka

Flyweight (112 lbs)

  • WBC: Julio Cesar Martinez
  • WBA: Artem Dalakian
  • IBF: Sunny Edwards
  • WBO: Junto Nakatani

Junior Flyweight (108 lbs)

  • WBC: Masamichi Yabuki
  • WBA: Hiroto Kyoguchi
  • IBF: Felix Alvarado
  • WBO: Jonathan Gonzalez

Minimumweight (105 lbs)

  • WBC: Petchmanee CP Freshmart
  • WBA: Knockout CP Freshmart
  • IBF: Rene Mark Cuarto
  • WBO: Wilfredo Mendez

Women’s Boxing

Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

  • WBC: Franchon Crews-Dezurn
  • WBA: Elin Cederroos
  • IBF: Elin Cederroos
  • WBO: Franchon Crews-Dezurn

Middleweight (160 lbs)

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

Junior Middleweight (154 lbs)

  • WBC: Claressa Shields
  • WBA: Claressa Shields
  • IBF: Vacant (Marie-Eve Dicaire vs Cynthia Lozano)
  • WBO: Claressa Shields

Welterweight (147 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Jessica McCaskill

  • WBC: Jessica McCaskill
  • WBA: Jessica McCaskill
  • IBF: Jessica McCaskill
  • WBO: Jessica McCaskill

Junior Welterweight (140 lbs)

  • WBC: Chantelle Cameron
  • WBA: Kali Reis
  • IBF: Chantelle Cameron
  • WBO: Kali Reis

Lightweight (135 lbs)

Undisputed Champion: Katie Taylor

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

Junior Lightweight (130 lbs)

  • WBC: Alycia Baumgardner
  • WBA: Hyun Mi Choi
  • IBF: Mikaela Mayer
  • WBO: Mikaela Mayer

Featherweight (126 lbs)

  • WBC: Amanda Serrano
  • WBA: Erika Cruz
  • IBF: Sarah Mahfoud
  • WBO: Amanda Serrano

Junior Featherweight (122 lbs)

  • WBC: Yamileth Mercado
  • WBA: Mayerlin Rivas
  • IBF: Daniela Bermudez
  • WBO: Dina Thorslund

Bantamweight (118 lbs)

  • WBC: Yulihan Luna
  • WBA: Jamie Mitchell
  • IBF: Maria Cecilia Roman
  • WBO: Dina Thorslund

Junior Bantamweight (115 lbs)

  • WBC: Lourdes Juarez
  • WBA: Maribel Ramirez
  • IBF: Micaela Lujan
  • WBO: Tomoko Okuda

Flyweight (112 lbs)

  • WBC: Marlen Esparza
  • WBA: Naoko Fujioka
  • IBF: Leonela Paola Yudica
  • WBO: Debora Anahi Lopez

Junior Flyweight (108 lbs)

  • WBC: Yesenia Gomez
  • WBA: Maria Guadalupe Bautista
  • IBF: Evelyn Nazarena Bermudez
  • WBO: Seniesa Estrada

Minimumweight (105 lbs)

  • WBC: Tina Rupprecht
  • WBA: Seniesa Estrada
  • IBF: Yokasta Valle
  • WBO: Etsuko Tada