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Current Champions

WBA, WBC and IBF Titleholders (through Oct. 31, 2002)

The champions of professional boxing's 17 principal weight divisions, as recognized by the Word Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF). Where applicable, records listed below fighters' names indicate wins-losses-draws-no contest.

 Weight LimitWBA ChampionWBC ChampionIBF Champion
HeavyweightJohn RuizLennox Lewisvacant
 38-4-0, 27 KOs40-2-1, 31 KOs 
Cruiserweight190 lbsJean-Marc MormeckWayne BraithwaiteVassiliy Jirov
 28-2-0, 20 KOs18-0-0, 15 KOs31-0-0, 27 KOs
Light Heavyweight175 lbsRoy Jones Jr.*Roy Jones Jr.Roy Jones Jr.
 47-1-0, 38 KOs47-1-0, 38 KOs47-1-0, 38 KOs
Super Middleweight168 lbsByron MitchellEric LucasSven Ottke
 25-1-1, 18 KOs36-4-3, 13 KOs28-0-0, 6 KOs
Middleweight160 lbsBernard Hopkins*Bernard HopkinsBernard Hopkins
 41-2-1-1, 30 KOs41-2-1-1, 30 KOs41-2-1-1, 30 KOs
Jr. Middleweight154 lbsOscar De La Hoya*Oscar De La HoyaRonald Wright
 35-2-0, 28 KOs35-2-0, 28 KOs44-3-0, 25 KOs
Welterweight147 lbsRichard MayorgaVernon ForrestMichele Piccirillo
 23-1-1-1, 21 KOs35-0-0, 26 KOs37-1-0-1, 23 KOs
Jr. Welterweight140 lbsKostya Tszyu*Kostya Tszyu Kostya Tszyu
 29-1-1, 23 KOs29-1-1, 23 KOs29-1-1, 23 KOs
Lightweight135 lbsLeonard DorinFloyd Mayweather Jr.Paul Spadafora
 20-0-0, 7 KOs28-0-0, 20 KOs35-0-0, 14 KOs
Jr. Lightweight130 lbsAcelino Freitas*Sirimongkol Singmanassakvacant
 32-0-0, 29 KOs40-1-0, 22 KOs 
Featherweight126 lbsDerrick Gainervacantvacant
 38-5-1, 24 KOs  
Jr. Featherweight122 lbsSalim MedjkouneWillie Jorrin*Manny Pacquiao
 40-3-1, 21 KOs28-0-1, 12 KOs35-2-1, 25 KOs
Bantamweight118 lbsJohnny BredahlVeerapol SaphromTim Austin
 52-2-0, 26 KOs39-1-1, 26 KOs25-0-1, 22 KOs
Jr. Bantamweight115 lbsAlexander MunozMasamori TokuyamaFelix Machado
 23-0-0, 23 KOs 27-2-1, 8 KOs22-3-1, 11 KOs
Flyweight112 lbsEric MorelPongsaklek WonjongkamIrene Pacheco
 32-0-0, 18 KOs45-2-0, 26 KOs26-0-0, 20 KOs
Jr. Flyweight108 lbsRosendo AlvarezJorge ArceRicardo Lopez
 31-2-1, 20 KOs30-3-1, 22 KOs50-0-1, 37 KOs
Minimumweight105 lbsNoel ArambulentJose Antonio AguirreMiguel Barrera
 18-2-1-1, 10 KOs29-1-1, 19 KOs19-0-2, 11 KOs
Note: The following weight divisions are also known by these names—Cruiserweight as Jr. Heavyweight; Jr. Middleweight as Super Welterweight; Jr. Welterweight as Super Lightweight; Jr. Lightweight as Super Featherweight; Jr. Featherweight as Super Bantamweight; Jr. Bantamweight as Super Flyweight; Jr. Flyweight as Light Flyweight; and Minimumweight as Strawweight or Mini-Flyweights.
*Roy Jones Jr. is the WBA light heavyweight “super world champion;” Bernard Hopkins is the WBA middleweight “super world champion;” Santiago Samaniego (36-6-1, 29 KOs) is the interim WBA junior middleweight champion; Kostya Tszyu is the WBA super lightweight “super world champion;” Acelino Freitas is the WBA super featherweight “super world champion;” Oscar Larios (45-3-1, 32 KOs) is currently the interim WBC junior featherweight champion.

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