Commonwealth Lightweight Champion

From BoxRec
Jump to: navigation, search

Lightweight champion as recognized by the Commonwealth Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 135 pounds (61.2 kg or 9 stone 9 lbs).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: Commonwealth Lightweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Freddie Welsh 1912 Dec 16 1914 Jan 26V 0
2 Al Foreman 1930 May 21 1933 Apr 24 2
3 Jimmy Kelso 1933 Apr 24 1933 May 22 0
4 Al Foreman (2) 1933 May 22 1934 Jun 29R 1
5 Laurie Stevens 1936 Jan 11 1937 Jan 17S 0
6 Arthur King 1948 Oct 1 1950 May 22S 0
7 Frank Johnson 1953 Jan 23 1953 Aug 28 0
8 Pat Ford 1953 Aug 28 1954 Apr 9 1
9 Ivor Kid Germain 1954 Apr 9 1954 Jul 2 0
10 Pat Ford (2) 1954 Jul 2 1954 Feb 2V 0
11 Johnny van Rensburg 1955 Feb 12 1956 Jun 16 3
12 Willie Toweel 1956 Jun 15 1959 May 12 4
13 Dave Charnley 1959 May 12 1962 Aug 4 1
14 Bunny Grant 1962 Aug 4 1967 Mar 15 1
15 Manny Santos 1967 Mar 15 1967 Apr 17R 0
16 Love Allotey 1967 Oct 7 1968 Jul 28 0
17 Percy Hayles 1968 Jul 27 1974 Dec 1V 4
18 Jonathan Dele 1975 May 3 1977 Oct 1 2
19 Lennox Blackmoore 1977 Oct 1 1978 Oct 24 0
20 Hogan Jimoh 1978 Oct 28 1980 Dec 7 1
21 Langton Tinago 1980 Dec 7 1981 May 6 1
22 Barry Michael 1981 May 6 1982 Jul 22 2
23 Claude Noel 1982 Jul 22 1984 Nov 2 2
24 Graeme Brooke 1984 Nov 2 1985 Feb 22 0
25 Barry Michael (2) 1985 Feb 22 1985 Jul 12V 0
26 Langton Tinago (2) 1986 Aug 23 1987 Mar 4 0
27 Mo Hussein 1987 Mar 4 1989 Jan 25 3
28 Pat Doherty 1989 Jan 25 1989 May 31 0
29 Najib Daho 1989 May 31 1990 Mar 21 1
30 Carl Crook 1990 Mar 21 1992 Oct 28 5
31 Billy Schwer 1992 Oct 28 1993 Feb 24 0
32 Paul Burke 1993 Feb 24 1993 Nov 10 0
33 Billy Schwer (2) 1993 Nov 10 1995 Nov 25 4
34 David Tetteh 1995 Nov 25 1996 Oct 11 0
35 Billy Irwin 1996 Oct 11 1997 Mar 4 0
36 David Tetteh (2) 1997 Mar 4 1999 Apr 1S 1
37 Bobby Vanzie 1999 May 28 2001 Feb 3 5
38 James Armah 2001 Feb 3 2002 Sept 1S 0
39 David Burke 2002 Sept 7 2002 Dec 7V 0
40 Michael Muya 2003 Mar 29 2003 Nov 8 0
41 Kevin Bennett 2003 Nov 8 2005 Jun 19 0
42 Graham Earl 2005 Jun 19 2006 Oct 28V 0
43 Willie Limond 2006 Nov 4 2007 Jul 14 0
44 Amir Khan 2007 Jul 14 2009 Jun 5V 4
45 Lee McAllister 2009 Jun 19 Present 2


R - Retired S - Stripped V - Vacated