WBC Featherweight Champion

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The 126-pound (maximum weight) world champion, as recognized by the World Boxing Council

No Champion Reign began Reign ended Title Defences
1 Ultiminio Ramos 21 Mar 1963 26 Sep 1964 3
2 Vicente Saldivar 26 Sep 1964 Oct 1967 (Retired) 7
3 Howard Winstone 23 Jan 1968 24 Jul 1968 0
4 Jose Legra 24 Jul 1968 21 Jan 1969 0
5 Johnny Famechon 21 Jan 1969 9 May 1970 2
2 Vicente Saldivar 9 May 1970 11 Dec 1970 0
6 Kuniaki Shibata 11 Dec 1970 19 May 1972 2
7 Clemente Sanchez 19 May 1972 16 Dec 1972 (Stripped) 0
4 Jose Legra 16 Dec 1972 5 May 1973 0
8 Eder Jofre 5 May 1973 17 Jun 1974 (Stripped) 1
9 Bobby Chacon 7 Sep 1974 20 Jun 1975 1
10 Ruben Olivares 20 Jun 1975 20 Sep 1975 0
11 David Kotey 20 Sep 1975 6 Nov 1976 2
12 Danny Lopez 6 Nov 1976 2 Feb 1980 8
13 Salvador Sanchez 2 Feb 1980 12 Aug 1982 (Death) 9
14 Juan LaPorte 15 Sep 1982 31 Mar 1984 2
15 Wilfredo Gomez 31 Mar 1984 8 Dec 1984 0
16 Azumah Nelson 8 Dec 1984 1988 (Vacated) 6
17 Jeff Fenech 7 Mar 1988 1989 (Vacated) 3
18 Marcos Villasana 2 Jun 1990 13 Nov 1991 3
19 Paul Hodkinson 13 Nov 1991 28 Apr 1993 3
20 Gregorio Vargas 28 Apr 1993 4 Dec 1993 0
21 Kevin Kelley 4 Dec 1993 7 Jan 1995 2
22 Alejandro Gonzalez 7 Jan 1995 23 Sep 1995 2
23 Manuel Medina 23 Sep 1995 11 Dec 1995 0
24 Luisito Espinosa 11 Dec 1995 15 May 1999 7
25 Cesar Soto 15 May 1999 22 Oct 1999 0
26 Naseem Hamed 22 Oct 1999 2000 (Vacated) 0
27 Guty Espadas, Jr. 14 Apr 2000 17 Feb 2001 1
28 Erik Morales 17 Feb 2001 22 Jun 2002 1
29 Marco Antonio Barrera 22 Jun 2002 Jun 2002 (Vacated) 0
28 Erik Morales 16 Nov 2002 2003 (Vacated) 2
30 In-Jin Chi 10 Apr 2004 29 Jan 2006 2
31 Takashi Koshimoto 29 Jan 2006 30 Jul 2006 0
32 Rodolfo Lopez 30 Jul 2006 17 Dec 2006 0
30 In-Jin Chi 17 Dec 2006 31 Jul 2007 0
33 Jorge Linares 31 Jul 2007 Present 1