Super bantamweight

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Year
Organization
First Champion
1922 World Jack (Kid) Wolfe
1976 WBC Rigoberto Riasco
1977 WBA Soo Hwan Hong
1983 IBF Bobby Berna
1994 BBBoC (British) Richie Wenton
1995 Commonwealth
(British Empire)
Neil Swain
1989 WBO Kenny Mitchell
  • Known as Super Bantamweight (WBA/WBC).
  • Also known as Junior Featherweight (IBF/WBO) and Light Featherweight.
  • The maximum weight for this division is 122 pounds (55.3 kg or 8 stone 10 lbs).


The super bantamweight division was first established by the New York Walker Law in 1920, although not fully established by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). The division was first sanctioned by the World Boxing Council (WBC) in 1976.

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