Commonwealth Welterweight Champion

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Welterweight champion as recognized by the Commonwealth Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 147 pounds (66.7 kg or 10½ stone).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: Commonwealth Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Johnny Summers 1913 Jun 21 1914 Jan 9 1
2 Tom McCormick 1914 Jan 9 1914 Mar 21 1
3 Matt Wells 1914 Mar 21 1919 Nov 13 0
4 Johnny Basham 1919 Nov 13 1920 Jun 9 1
5 Ted (Kid) Lewis 1920 Jun 9 1924 Nov 26 1
6 Tommy Milligan 1924 Nov 26 1926 Jul 12V 0
7 Eddie Thomas 1951 Jan 27 1951 Oct 16 0
8 Wally Thom 1951 Oct 16 1952 Jul 24 0
9 Cliff Curvis 1952 Jul 24 1952 Dec 8 0
10 Gerald Dreyer 1952 Dec 8 1954 Jan 15 0
11 Barry Brown 1954 Jan 15 1954 Oct 8V 0
12 Wally Thom (2) 1954 Oct 19 1954 Nov 15V 0
13 George Barnes 1954 Nov 24 1956 Aug 6 2
14 Darby Brown 1956 Aug 6 1956 Nov 12 0
15 George Barnes (2) 1956 Nov 12 1958 May 17 1
16 Johnny van Rensburg 1958 May 17 1958 Aug 18 0
17 George Barnes (3) 1958 Aug 18 1960 May 9 2
18 Brian Curvis 1960 May 9 1966 Sept 12R 7
19 Johnny Cooke 1967 Oct 16 1968 Feb 20 0
20 Ralph Charles 1968 Feb 20 1972 Mar 28R 3
21 Clyde Gray 1973 Feb 12 1979 Aug 28 7
22 Chris Clarke 1979 Aug 28 1979 Nov 13 0
23 Clyde Gray (2) 1979 Nov 13 1980 Aug 21R 0
24 Colin Jones 1981 Mar 3 1984 Sept 15V 2
25 Sylvester Mittee 1984 Oct 10 1985 Nov 27 2
26 Lloyd Honeyghan 1985 Nov 27 1986 Sept 27V 0
27 Brian Janssen 1987 Apr 6 1987 Aug 28 0
28 Wilf Gentzen 1987 Aug 28 1988 Apr 19 0
29 Gary Jacobs 1988 Apr 19 1989 Nov 23 3
30 Donovan Boucher 1989 Nov 23 1992 Nov 24 5
31 Eamonn Loughran 1992 Nov 24 1993 Oct 1V 1
32 Andrew Murray 1993 Oct 5 1997 Mar 16V 2
33 Kofi Jantuah 1997 Nov 1 2000 Jan 21S 1
34 Scott Dixon 2000 Feb 5 2000 Aug 19V 1
35 Jawaid Khaliq 2000 Nov 27 2001 Jun 11V 0
36 Julian Holland 2001 Aug 17 2002 Apr 27 0
37 James Hare 2002 Apr 27 2003 Jun 21V 3
38 Ossie Duran 2003 Dec 26 2004 Jun 26V 0
39 Fatai Onikeke 2004 Sept 17 2005 Mar 4 0
40 Joshua Okine 2005 Mar 4 2005 Sept 30 1
41 Kevin Anderson 2005 Sept 30 2007 Feb 16 2
42 Ali Nuumbembe 2007 Feb 16 2007 Dec 8 0
43 Craig Watson 2007 Dec 8 2009 Apr 11 1
44 John O'Donnell 2009 Apr 11 2010 Mar 29V 0
45 Denton Vassell 2010 Apr 16 Present 1


R - Retired S - Stripped V - Vacated