WBA Cruiserweight Champion

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Cruiserweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Association.

  • Also known as Junior Heavyweight and Lighter-heavyweight
  • The maximum weight for this division is 200 pounds (90.9 kg or 14 stone 4 lbs).

RELATED LINK: WBA Cruiserweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Ossie Ocasio 1982 Feb 13 1984 Dec 1 3
2 Piet Crous 1984 Dec 1 1985 Jul 27 1
3 Dwight Muhammad Qawi 1985 Jul 27 1986 Jul 12 1
4 Evander Holyfield 1986 Jul 12 1988 Apr 9 V 5
5 Taoufik Belbouli 1989 Mar 25 1989 Nov 27 V 0
6 Robert Daniels 1989 Nov 27 1991 Mar 8 2
7 Bobby Czyz 1991 Mar 8 1992 May 8 V 2
8 Orlin Norris 1993 Nov 6 1995 Jul 22 4
9 Nate Miller 1995 Jul 22 1997 Nov 8 4
10 Fabrice Tiozzo 1997 Nov 8 2000 Dec 9 4
11 Virgil Hill 2000 Dec 9 2002 Feb 23 0
12 Jean-Marc Mormeck 2002 Feb 23 SC 2006 Jan 7 4
13 O'Neil Bell 2006 Jan 7 SC 2007 Mar 17 0
14 Virgil Hill (2) 2006 Jan 27 RC 2007 Nov 24 0
15 Jean-Marc Mormeck (2) 2007 Mar 17 SC 2007 Nov 10 0
16 David Haye 2007 Nov 10 SC 2008 May 12 V 1
17 Firat Arslan 2007 Nov 24 RC 2008 Sep 27 1
18 Guillermo Jones 2008 Sep 27 2012 Oct 2
18 Guillermo Jones 2012 Oct CIR 2013 May 17 -
19 Denis Lebedev 2012 Oct 2013 May 17 1
20 Guillermo Jones (2) 2013 May 17 Present 0


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated
RC - Regular Champion
SC - Super Champion
CIR - Champion In Recess