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Boxing World Champions: WBA, WBO, WBC, IBF & The Ring title holders in every weight class

With a plethora of world champions in each weight class, it can be difficult to keep track of who is holding each of the five recognised belts across all 17 divisions.

There are four officially recognised governing bodies in boxing, the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO – all of which carry their own titles in every weight division. 

The Ring title, the fifth available strap, is awarded by the prestigious American boxing magazine, The Ring, and has been done so for over a century, since its formation in 1922.

Boxers often move up and down the varying weight classes throughout their careers, with numerous fighters establishing themselves as multi-weight world champions. 

The great Manny Pacquiao boasts the record for titles across the most weight classes, having established himself as world champion in eight divisions.

Here is the current list of world champions in every weight class in both men’s and women’s professional boxing:
 

Heavyweight (200+ lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Oleksandr UsykWBA: Vacant
WBC: Tyson FuryWBC: Hanna Gabriels
IBF: Oleksandr UsykIBF: Vacant
WBO: Oleksandr UsykWBO: Vacant
The Ring: Oleksandr UsykThe Ring: Vacant

Cruiserweight (200 lbs)

Men's Champions:
WBA: Arsen Goulamirian
WBC: Ilunga Makabu
IBF: Jai Opetaia
WBO: Lawrence Okolie
The Ring: Jai Opetaia

Light Heavyweight (175 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Dimitry BivolWBA: Hanna Gabriels
WBC: Artur BeterbievWBC: Vacant
IBF: Artur BeterbievIBF: Vacant
WBO: Artur BeterbievWBO: Vacant
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Vacant

Super Middleweight (168 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Canelo AlvarezWBA: Franchon Crews Dezurn
WBC: Canelo AlvarezWBC: Franchon Crews Dezurn
IBF: Canelo AlvarezIBF: Franchon Crews Dezurn
WBO: Canelo AlvarezWBO: Franchon Crews Dezurn
The Ring: Canelo AlvarezThe Ring: Franchon Crews Dezurn

Middleweight (160 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Gennady GolovkinWBA: Claressa Shields
WBC: Jermell CharloWBC: Claressa Shields
IBF: Gennady GolovkinIBF: Claressa Shields
WBO: Janibek AlimkhanulyWBO: Claressa Shields
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Claressa Shields

Super Welterweight (154 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Jermell CharloWBA: Terri Harper
WBC: Jermell CharloWBC: Natasha Jonas
IBF: Jermell CharloIBF: Natasha Jonas
WBO: Jermell CharloWBO: Natasha Jonas
The Ring: Jermell CharloThe Ring: Vacant

Welterweight (147 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Errol Spence Jr.WBA: Jessica McCaskill
WBC: Errol Spence Jr.WBC: Jessica McCaskill
IBF: Errol Spence Jr.IBF: Jessica McCaskill
WBO: Terence CrawfordWBO: Jessica McCaskill
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Jessica McCaskill

Super Lightweight (140 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Alberto PuelloWBA: Chantelle Cameron
WBC: Regis PrograisWBC: Chantelle Cameron
IBF: VacantIBF: Chantelle Cameron
WBO: Josh TaylorWBO: Chantelle Cameron
The Ring: Josh TaylorThe Ring: Chantelle Cameron

Lightweight (135 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Devin HaneyWBA: Katie Taylor
WBC: Devin HaneyWBC: Katie Taylor
IBF: Devin HaneyIBF: Katie Taylor
WBO: Devin HaneyWBO: Katie Taylor
The Ring: Devin HaneyThe Ring: Katie Taylor

Super Featherweight (130 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Hector Luis GarciaWBA: Alycia Baumgardner
WBC: VacantWBC: Alycia Baumgardner
IBF: Shavkatdzhon RakhimovIBF: Alycia Baumgardner
WBO: VacantWBO: Alycia Baumgardner
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Alycia Baumgardner

Featherweight (126 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Leigh WoodWBA: Amanda Serrano
WBC: Rey VargasWBC: Amanda Serrano
IBF: Luis Alberto LopezIBF: Amanda Serrano
WBO: Emanuel NavarreteWBO: Amanda Serrano
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Amanda Serrano

Super Bantamweight (122 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Murodjon AkhmadalievWBA: Maryelin Rivas
WBC: Stephen Fulton Jr.WBC: Yamileth Mercado
IBF: Murodjon AkhmadalievIBF: Cherneka Johnson
WBO: Stephen Fulton Jr.WBO: Debora Dionicius
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Vacant

Bantamweight (118 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: VacantWBA: Nina Hughes
WBC: VacantWBC: Yulihan Luna
IBF: VacantIBF: Ebanie Bridges
WBO: VacantWBO: Dina Thorslund
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Vacant

Super Flyweight (115 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Joshua FrancoWBA: Clara Lescurat
WBC:  Juan Francisco EstradaWBC: Asley Gonzalez
IBF: Fernando MartinezIBF: Micaela Milagros Lujan
WBO: Kazuto IokaWBO: Mizuki Hiruta
The Ring: Juan Francisco EstradaThe Ring: Vacant

Flyweight (112 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Artem DalakianWBA: Marlen Esparza
WBC: Julio Cesar MartinezWBC: Marlen Esparza
IBF: Sunny EdwardsIBF: Arely Mucino
WBO: VacantWBO: Gabriela Celeste Alaniz
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Marlen Esparza

Light Flyweight (108 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Kenshiro TerajiWBA: Jessica Nery Plata
WBC: Kenshiro TerajiWBC: Jessica Nery Plata
IBF: Sivenathi NontshingaIBF: Vacant
WBO: Jonathan GonzalezWBO: Vacant
The Ring: Kenshiro TerajiThe Ring: Vacant

Minimumweight (105 lbs)

Men's Champions:Women's Champions:
WBA: Knockout CP FreshmartWBA: Seniesa Estrada
WBC: Panya PradabsriWBC: Tina Rupprecht
IBF: Daniel ValladaresIBF: Yokasta Valle
WBO: Melvin JerusalemWBO: Yokasta Valle
The Ring: VacantThe Ring: Vacant

Light Minimumweight (102 lbs)

Women's Champions:
WBA: Montserrat Alarcon
WBC: Fabiana Bytyqi
IBF: Mika Iwakawa
WBO: Yuko Kuroki
The Ring: Vacant

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