Difference between revisions of "International Boxing Federation"

From BoxRec
Jump to: navigation, search
(updated bantamweight champion)
(updated flyweight champion)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[Image:IBF_Logo.JPG|left|]]
 
[[Image:IBF_Logo.JPG|left|]]
 
<br clear=all>
 
<br clear=all>
*International Boxing Federation (IBF) / United States Boxing Association (USBA)
+
 
 +
*International Boxing Federation (IBF)/United States Boxing Association (USBA)
 
*This sanctioning body was created in 1983.
 
*This sanctioning body was created in 1983.
* Current President, [[Marian W. Muhammad]]
+
*Current President, [[Marian W. Muhammad]]
* [http://www.ibf-usba-boxing.com/ Official Web site]
+
*[http://www.ibf-usba-boxing.com/ Official Web site]
  
 
The belt was created by [[Bob Lee]] after he did not receive the approval to be nominated president of the [[WBA]]. He then decided to leave the organization and create this new title. At first it was not seen as a major belt but [[Larry Holmes]] won the title and defended it many times, bringing the belt to the mainstream and to the elite prominence it has in the sport today.
 
The belt was created by [[Bob Lee]] after he did not receive the approval to be nominated president of the [[WBA]]. He then decided to leave the organization and create this new title. At first it was not seen as a major belt but [[Larry Holmes]] won the title and defended it many times, bringing the belt to the mainstream and to the elite prominence it has in the sport today.
  
 
In the late 1990s the IBF was investigated by the FBI for corruption and its president Bob Lee was sent to federal prison for taking bribes and tax evasion.
 
In the late 1990s the IBF was investigated by the FBI for corruption and its president Bob Lee was sent to federal prison for taking bribes and tax evasion.
 
 
 
 
<br clear=all>
 
<br clear=all>
  
Line 48: Line 46:
 
| align="center" | Junior Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Simphiwe Nongqayi]] || align="center" | 2009 Sep 15 || align="center" | [[IBF Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Junior Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Simphiwe Nongqayi]] || align="center" | 2009 Sep 15 || align="center" | [[IBF Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | Vacant || align="center" | &mdash; || align="center" | [[IBF Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
+
| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Moruti Mthalane]] || align="center" | 2009 Nov 20 || align="center" | [[IBF Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="center" | Junior Flyweight || align="center" | [[Brian Viloria]] || align="center" | 2009 Apr 19 || align="center" | [[IBF Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Junior Flyweight || align="center" | [[Brian Viloria]] || align="center" | 2009 Apr 19 || align="center" | [[IBF Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[IBF Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  

Revision as of 21:42, 21 November 2009

IBF Logo.JPG


  • International Boxing Federation (IBF)/United States Boxing Association (USBA)
  • This sanctioning body was created in 1983.
  • Current President, Marian W. Muhammad
  • Official Web site

The belt was created by Bob Lee after he did not receive the approval to be nominated president of the WBA. He then decided to leave the organization and create this new title. At first it was not seen as a major belt but Larry Holmes won the title and defended it many times, bringing the belt to the mainstream and to the elite prominence it has in the sport today.

In the late 1990s the IBF was investigated by the FBI for corruption and its president Bob Lee was sent to federal prison for taking bribes and tax evasion.

CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko 2006 Apr 22 Title Lineage Title Fights
Cruiserweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Tavoris Cloud 2009 Aug 28 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Middleweight Lucian Bute 2007 Oct 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Middleweight Sebastian Sylvester 2009 Sep 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Middleweight Cory Spinks 2009 Apr 24 Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Isaac Hlatshwayo 2009 Aug 1 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Welterweight Juan Urango 2009 Jan 30 Title Lineage Title Fights
Lightweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Lightweight Robert Guerrero 2009 Aug 22 Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Cristobal Cruz 2008 Oct 23 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Featherweight Celestino Caballero 2008 Nov 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Yonnhy Perez 2009 Oct 31 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Bantamweight Simphiwe Nongqayi 2009 Sep 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Flyweight Moruti Mthalane 2009 Nov 20 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Flyweight Brian Viloria 2009 Apr 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Mini Flyweight Raul Garcia 2008 Jun 14 Title Lineage Title Fights