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'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBA Welterweight Title Fights]]
 
'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBA Welterweight Title Fights]]
  
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|- bgcolor=#ffdead
|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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!<center>No.</center>
! width="30" | No
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!<center>Champion</center>
! width="150" | Champion
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Began
! width="150" | Reign began
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Ended
! width="150" | Reign ended
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!<center>Defenses</center>
! width="100" | Title Defences
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|- align=center  
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|1
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''1'''
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|[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
 
|[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
|21 Mar 1963
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|1963 Mar 21
|8 Jun 1963
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|1963 Jun 8
 
|0
 
|0
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|2
|'''2'''
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|[[Emile Griffith]]
 
|[[Emile Griffith]]
|8 Jun 1963
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|1963 Jun 8
|25 Apr 1966 (Vacated)
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|1966 Apr 25 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|4
 
|4
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|3
|'''3'''
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|[[Curtis Cokes]]
 
|[[Curtis Cokes]]
|24 Aug 1966
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|1966 Aug 24
|18 Apr 1969
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|1969 Apr 18
 
|5
 
|5
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|4
|'''4'''
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|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
 
|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
|18 Apr 1969
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|1969 Apr 18
|3 Dec 1970
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|1970 Dec 3
 
|3
 
|3
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|5
|'''5'''
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|[[Billy Backus]]
 
|[[Billy Backus]]
|3 Dec 1970
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|1970 Dec 3
|4 Jun 1971
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|1971 Jun 4
 
|0
 
|0
|-----
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|6
|'''4'''
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|[[Jose Angel Napoles]] (2)
|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
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|1971 Jun 4
|4 Jun 1971
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|1975 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
|1975 (Stripped)
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|9
 
|9
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|7
|'''6'''
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|[[Angel Espada]]
 
|[[Angel Espada]]
|28 Jun 1975
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|1975 Jun 28
|17 Jul 1976
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|1976 Jul 17
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|8
|'''7'''
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|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
 
|[[Pipino Cuevas]]
|17 Jul 1976
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|1976 Jul 17
|2 Aug 1980
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|1980 Aug 2
 
|11
 
|11
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|9
|'''8'''
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|[[Thomas Hearns]]
 
|[[Thomas Hearns]]
|2 Aug 1980
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|1980 Aug 2
|16 Sep 1981
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|1981 Sep 16
 
|3
 
|3
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|10
|'''9'''
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|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
 
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
|16 Sep 1981
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|1981 Sep 16
|9 Nov 1982 (Retired)
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|1982 Nov 9 <sup><font color="red">R</font></sup>
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|11
|'''10'''
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|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|[[Donald Curry]]
|13 Feb 1983
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|1983 Feb 13
|27 Sep 1986
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|1986 Sep 27
 
|7
 
|7
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|12
|'''11'''
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|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
 
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
|27 Sep 1986
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|1986 Sep 27
|1987 (Vacated)
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|1987 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|13
|'''12'''
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|[[Mark Breland]]
 
|[[Mark Breland]]
|6 Feb 1987
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|1987 Feb 6
|22 Aug 1987
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|1987 Aug 22
 
|0
 
|0
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|14
|'''13'''
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|[[Marlon Starling]]
 
|[[Marlon Starling]]
|22 Aug 1987
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|1987 Aug 22
|29 Jul 1988 (Vacated)
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|1988 Jul 29 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|3
 
|3
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|15
|'''12'''
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|[[Mark Breland]] (2)
|[[Mark Breland]]
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|1989 Feb 4
|4 Feb 1989
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|1990 Jul 8
|8 Jul 1990
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|4
 
|4
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|16
|'''14'''
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|[[Aaron Davis]]
 
|[[Aaron Davis]]
|8 Jul 1990
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|1990 Jul 8
|19 Jan 1991
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|1991 Jan 19
 
|0
 
|0
|-----
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|17
|'''15'''
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|[[Meldrick Taylor]]
 
|[[Meldrick Taylor]]
|19 Jan 1991
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|1991 Jan 19
|31 Oct 1992
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|1992 Oct 31
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|18
|'''16'''
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|[[Crisanto Espana]]
 
|[[Crisanto Espana]]
|31 Oct 1992
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|1992 Oct 31
|4 Jun 1994
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|1994 Jun 4
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|19
|'''17'''
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|[[Ike Quartey]]
 
|[[Ike Quartey]]
|4 Jun 1994
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|1994 Jun 4
|Oct 1998 (Stripped)
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|1998 Oct <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|7
 
|7
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|20
|'''18'''
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|[[James Page]]
 
|[[James Page]]
|10 Oct 1998
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|1998 Oct 10
|2000 (Stripped)
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|2000 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|3
 
|3
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|21
|'''19'''
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|[[Andrew Lewis]]
 
|[[Andrew Lewis]]
|17 Feb 2001
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|2001 Feb 17
|30 Mar 2002
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|2002 Mar 30
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|22
|'''20'''
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|[[Ricardo Mayorga]]
 
|[[Ricardo Mayorga]]
|30 Mar 2002 (Super Champion)
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|2002 Mar 30<br>(Super Champion)
|13 Dec 2003
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|2003 Dec 13
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|23
|'''21'''
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|[[Jose Antonio Rivera]]
 
|[[Jose Antonio Rivera]]
|13 Sep 2003 (Regular Champion)
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|2003 Sep 13<br>(Regular Champion)
|2 Apr 2005
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|2005 Apr 2
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|24
|'''22'''
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|[[Cory Spinks]]
 
|[[Cory Spinks]]
|13 Dec 2003 (Super Champion)
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|2003 Dec 13<br>(Super Champion)
|5 Feb 2005
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|2005 Feb 5
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|25
|'''23'''
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|[[Zab Judah]]
 
|[[Zab Judah]]
|5 Feb 2005 (Super Champion)
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|2005 Feb 5<br>(Super Champion)
|7 Jan 2006 (Stripped)
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|2006 Jan 7 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|26
|'''24'''
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|[[Luis Collazo]]
 
|[[Luis Collazo]]
|2 Apr 2005 (Regular Champion)
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|2005 Apr 2<br>(Regular Champion)
|13 May 2006
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|2006 May 13
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|27
|'''25'''
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|[[Ricky Hatton]]
 
|[[Ricky Hatton]]
|13 May 2006
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|2006 May 13
|31 Aug 2006 (Vacated)
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|2006 Aug 31 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|28
|'''26'''
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|[[Miguel Angel Cotto]]
 
|[[Miguel Angel Cotto]]
|2 Dec 2006
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|2006 Dec 2
 
|Present
 
|Present
 
|3
 
|3
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<sup><font color="red">R</font></sup> - Retired<br>
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<sup><font color="red">S</font></sup> - Stripped<br>
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<sup><font color="red">V</font></sup> - Vacated<br>
  
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Title Lineages|WBA]]
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Title Lineages|WBA]]

Revision as of 17:06, 18 March 2008

Welterweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Association.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 147 pounds.

RELATED LINK: WBA Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Luis Manuel Rodriguez 1963 Mar 21 1963 Jun 8 0
2 Emile Griffith 1963 Jun 8 1966 Apr 25 V 4
3 Curtis Cokes 1966 Aug 24 1969 Apr 18 5
4 Jose Angel Napoles 1969 Apr 18 1970 Dec 3 3
5 Billy Backus 1970 Dec 3 1971 Jun 4 0
6 Jose Angel Napoles (2) 1971 Jun 4 1975 S 9
7 Angel Espada 1975 Jun 28 1976 Jul 17 1
8 Pipino Cuevas 1976 Jul 17 1980 Aug 2 11
9 Thomas Hearns 1980 Aug 2 1981 Sep 16 3
10 Sugar Ray Leonard 1981 Sep 16 1982 Nov 9 R 1
11 Donald Curry 1983 Feb 13 1986 Sep 27 7
12 Lloyd Honeyghan 1986 Sep 27 1987 V 0
13 Mark Breland 1987 Feb 6 1987 Aug 22 0
14 Marlon Starling 1987 Aug 22 1988 Jul 29 V 3
15 Mark Breland (2) 1989 Feb 4 1990 Jul 8 4
16 Aaron Davis 1990 Jul 8 1991 Jan 19 0
17 Meldrick Taylor 1991 Jan 19 1992 Oct 31 2
18 Crisanto Espana 1992 Oct 31 1994 Jun 4 2
19 Ike Quartey 1994 Jun 4 1998 Oct S 7
20 James Page 1998 Oct 10 2000 S 3
21 Andrew Lewis 2001 Feb 17 2002 Mar 30 2
22 Ricardo Mayorga 2002 Mar 30
(Super Champion)
2003 Dec 13 2
23 Jose Antonio Rivera 2003 Sep 13
(Regular Champion)
2005 Apr 2 0
24 Cory Spinks 2003 Dec 13
(Super Champion)
2005 Feb 5 2
25 Zab Judah 2005 Feb 5
(Super Champion)
2006 Jan 7 S 1
26 Luis Collazo 2005 Apr 2
(Regular Champion)
2006 May 13 1
27 Ricky Hatton 2006 May 13 2006 Aug 31 V 0
28 Miguel Angel Cotto 2006 Dec 2 Present 3


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated