Boxing World Champions List – All Current Pro Boxing Belt Holders

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

As of April 26th, 2017


Heavyweight – Deontay Wilder

Cruiserweight – Mairis Briedis

Light-Heavyweight – Adonis Stevenson

Super-Middleweight – Vacant

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Jermell Charlo

Welterweight – Keith Thurman

Super-Lightweight – Terence Crawford

Lightweight – Mikey Garcia

Super-Featherweight – Miguel Berchelt

Featherweight – Gary Russell Jr

Super-Bantamweight – Rey Vargas

Bantamweight – Shinsuke Yamanaka

Super-Flyweight – Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

Flyweight – Juanito Hernandez

Light-Flyweight – Ganigan Lopez

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Wanheng Menayothin


Heavyweight – Joseph Parker

Cruiserweight – Oleksandr Usyk

Light-Heavyweight – Andre Ward

Super-Middleweight – Gilberto Ramirez

Middleweight – Billy Joe Saunders

Super-Welterweight – Canelo Alvarez

Welterweight – Manny Pacquiao

Super-Lightweight – Terence Crawford

Lightweight – Terry Flanagan

Super-Featherweight – Vasyl Lomachenko

Featherweight – Oscar Valdez

Super-Bantamweight – Jesse Magdaleno

Bantamweight – Marlon Tapales

Super-Flyweight – Naoya Inoue

Flyweight – Zou Shiming

Light-Flyweight – Kosei Tanaka

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Katsunari Takayama


Heavyweight – Anthony Joshua

Cruiserweight – Murat Gassiev

Light-Heavyweight – Andre Ward

Super-Middleweight – James DeGale

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Jarrett Hurd

Welterweight – Kell Brook

Super-Lightweight – Julius Indongo

Lightweight – Robert Easter Jr

Super-Featherweight – Gervonta Davis

Featherweight – Lee Selby

Super-Bantamweight – Yukinori Oguni

Bantamweight – Lee Haskins

Super-Flyweight – Jerwin Ancajas

Flyweight – Vacant

Light-Flyweight – Akira Yaegashi

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Jose Argumedo

WBA (Super)

Heavyweight – Vacant

Cruiserweight – Denis Lebedev

Light-Heavyweight – Andre Ward

Super-Middleweight – Tyron Zeuge

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Erislandy Lara

Welterweight – Keith Thurman

Super-Lightweight – Julius Indongo

Lightweight – Jorge Linares

Super-Featherweight – Jezreel Corrales

Featherweight – Leo Santa Cruz

Super-Bantamweight – Guillermo Rigondeaux

Bantamweight – Zhanat Zhakiyanov
Super-Flyweight – Khalid Yafai

Flyweight – Kazuto Ioka

Light-Flyweight – Ryoichi Taguchi

Strawweight (aka ‘Minimumweight’) – Knockout CP Freshmart


Super-Middleweight – Chris Eubank Jr

Middleweight – Gennady Golovkin

Super-Welterweight – Erislandy Lara

Super-Lightweight – Julius Indongo
Lightweight – Emmanuel Tagoe

Super-Featherweight – Malcolm Klassen

Super-Bantamweight – Moises Flores

Super-Flyweight – Gideon Buthelezi

Flyweight – Moruti Mthalane

Light-Flyweight – Hekkie Budler

Strawweight – Simphiwe Khonco

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