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 – Vacant

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 – Jaime Munguia

Welterweight – Terence Crawford

Super-Lightweight – Maurice Hooker

Lightweight – Raymundo Beltran

Super-Featherweight – Vasyl Lomachenko

Featherweight – Oscar Valdez

Super-Bantamweight – Issac Dogboe

Bantamweight – Zolani Tete

Super-Flyweight – Vacant

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 – Vacant

Lightweight – Robert Easter Jr

Super-Featherweight – Vacant

Featherweight – Josh Warrington

Super-Bantamweight – Ryosuke Iwasa

Bantamweight – Emmanuel Rodriguez

Super-Flyweight – Jerwin Ancajas

Flyweight – Vacant

Light-Flyweight – Hekkie Budler

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 – Kirill Relikh

Lightweight – Vasyl Lomachenko

Super-Featherweight – Gervonta Davis

Featherweight – Leo Santa Cruz

Super-Bantamweight – Daniel Roman

Bantamweight – Ryan Burnett

Super-Flyweight – Khalid Yafai

Flyweight – Artem Dalakian

Light-Flyweight – Ryoichi Taguchi

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Knockout CP Freshmart