World Champions

A full and comprehensive Boxing World Champions list of all modern day active professional male world boxing champions.

Our boxing world champions list focuses on main governing bodies in the sport of professional boxing around the world.

The WBC (World Boxing Council), WBO (World Boxing Association), WBA (World Boxing Association), IBF (International Boxing Federation) and IBO (International Boxing Association).

(See also: Our current pound for pound top 10 list).

As of this time we will only list the WBA ‘Super’ champion per weight category. The ‘Super’ WBA title is the recognised supreme champion at the weight class as per the WBA’s latest rules.

We will keep this world boxing champions list up to date after every world title fight or title change for whatever reason.

So here goes.


Current Boxing World Champions

WBC (World Boxing Council)

Heavyweight – Deontay Wilder

Cruiserweight – Oleksandr Usyk

Light-Heavyweight – Adonis Stevenson

Super-Middleweight – David Benavidez

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Jermell Charlo

Welterweight – Keith Thurman

Super-Lightweight – Jose Ramirez

Lightweight – Mikey Garcia

Super-Featherweight – Miguel Berchelt

Featherweight – Gary Russell Jr

Super-Bantamweight – Rey Vargas

Bantamweight – Vacant

Super-Flyweight – Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

Flyweight – Cristofer Rosales

Light-Flyweight – Ken Shiro

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Wanheng Menayothin


WBO (World Boxing Organization)

Heavyweight – Anthony Joshua

Cruiserweight – Oleksandr Usyk

Light-Heavyweight – Sergey Kovalev

Super-Middleweight – Gilberto Ramirez

Middleweight – Billy Joe Saunders

Super-Welterweight – Sadam Ali

Welterweight – Jeff Horn

Super-Lightweight – Vacant

Lightweight – Raymundo Beltran

Super-Featherweight – Vasyl Lomachenko

Featherweight – Oscar Valdez

Super-Bantamweight – Jesse Magdaleno

Bantamweight – Zolani Tete

Super-Flyweight – Naoya Inoue

Flyweight – Sho Kimura

Light-Flyweight – Angel Acosta

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Ryuya Yamanaka


IBF (International Boxing Federation)

Heavyweight – Anthony Joshua

Cruiserweight – Murat Gassiev

Light-Heavyweight – Artur Beterbiev

Super-Middleweight – James DeGale

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Jarrett Hurd

Welterweight – Errol Spence Jr

Super-Lightweight – Sergey Linpinets

Lightweight – Robert Easter Jr

Super-Featherweight – Kenichi Ogawa

Featherweight – Lee Selby

Super-Bantamweight – Ryosuke Iwasa

Bantamweight – Ryan Burnett

Super-Flyweight – Jerwin Ancajas

Flyweight – Donnie Nietes

Light-Flyweight – Ryoichi Taguchi

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Hiroto Kyoguchi


WBA (World Boxing Association – Super)

Heavyweight – Anthony Joshua

Cruiserweight – Murat Gassiev

Light-Heavyweight – Dmitry Bivol

Super-Middleweight – George Groves

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Jarrett Hurd

Welterweight – Keith Thurman

Super-Lightweight – Vacant

Lightweight – Jorge Linares

Super-Featherweight – Alberto Machado

Featherweight – Leo Santa Cruz

Super-Bantamweight – Daniel Roman

Bantamweight – Ryan Burnett

Super-Flyweight – Khalid Yafai

Flyweight – Artem Dalakian

Light-Flyweight – Ryoichi Taguchi

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