Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion

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Heavyweight champion as recognized by the Commonwealth Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: Commonwealth Heavyweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Peter Jackson 1892 May 30 1893 Apr 21V 0
2 Tommy Burns 1910 Apr 7 1911 Jan 18S 0
3 P.O. Matthew Curran 1911 Jan 18 1911 Nov 19V 1
4 Bombardier Billy Wells 1911 Dec 18 1919 Feb 27 3
5 Joe Beckett 1919 Feb 27 1923 Oct 1R 2
6 Phil Scott 1924 Sept 22 1931 Jun 13 2
7 Larry Gains 1931 Jun 13 1934 Feb 8 3
8 Len Harvey 1934 Feb 8 1934 Jun 4 0
9 Jack Petersen 1934 Jun 4 1936 Aug 17 4
10 Ben Foord 1936 Aug 17 1937 Mar 15 0
11 Tommy Farr 1937 Mar 15 1937 Aug 30V 0
12 Len Harvey (2) 1939 Mar 16 1939 Jul 10V 0
13 Jack London 1944 Sept 19 1945 Jul 17 0
14 Bruce Woodcock 1945 Jul 17 1950 Nov 14 2
15 Jack Gardner 1950 Nov 14 1952 Mar 11 0
16 Johnny Williams 1952 Mar 11 1953 May 12 1
17 Don Cockell 1953 May 12 1955 May 16V 1
18 Joe Bygraves 1956 Jun 26 1957 Aug 27S 2
19 Joe Erskine 1957 Sept 17 1958 Jun 3 1
20 Brian London 1958 Jun 3 1959 Jan 12 0
21 Henry Cooper 1959 Jan 12 1971 Mar 16 10
22 Joe Bugner 1971 Mar 16 1971 Sept 27 0
23 Jack Bodell 1971 Sept 27 1972 Jun 27 0
24 Danny McAlinden 1972 Jun 27 1975 Jan 13 0
25 Bunny Johnson 1975 Jan 13 1975 Sept 30 0
26 Richard Dunn 1975 Sept 30 1976 Oct 12 1
27 Joe Bugner (2) 1975 Sept 30 1977 Mar 20R 0
28 John Lewis Gardner 1978 Oct 24 1980 Apr 22V 1
29 Trevor Berbick 1981 Jul 21 1985 Jun 1S 3
30 Hughroy Currie 1985 Sept 18 1986 Apr 12 0
31 Horace Notice 1986 Apr 12 1988 Jun 1R 5
32 Derek Williams 1988 Nov 29 1992 Apr 30 2
33 Lennox Lewis 1992 Apr 30 1993 Feb 1V 1
34 Henry Akinwande 1993 Mar 18 1994 Jan 30S 0
35 Scott Welch 1995 Oct 27 1996 Jun 1S 0
36 Julius Francis 1997 Jun 30 1999 Nov 30V 4
37 Danny Williams 1999 Dec 18 2004 Jan 24 7
38 Michael Sprott 2004 Jan 24 2004 Apr 24 0
39 Matt Skelton 2004 Apr 24 2005 Feb 25V 2
40 Danny Williams (2) 2005 Dec 10 2006 Jul 28 1
41 Matt Skelton (2) 2006 Jul 28 2009 Feb 28 1
42 Martin Rogan 2009 Feb 28 2009 May 15 0
43 Sam Sexton 2009 May 15 2010 Sept 18 1
44 Dereck Chisora 2010 Sept 18 Present 0


R - Retired S - Stripped V - Vacated