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'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Heavyweight Title Fights]]
 
'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Heavyweight 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 bgcolor=#F5F5F5
 
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
 
|'''1'''
 
|'''1'''
 
|[[Sonny Liston]]
 
|[[Sonny Liston]]
|14 Feb 1963
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|1963 Feb 14
|25 Feb 1964
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|1964 Feb 25
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''2'''
 
|'''2'''
 
|[[Muhammad Ali]]
 
|[[Muhammad Ali]]
|25 Feb 1964
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|1964 Feb 25
|29 Apr 1967 (Stripped)
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|1967 Apr 29 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|7
 
|7
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''3'''
 
|'''3'''
 
|[[Joe Frazier]]
 
|[[Joe Frazier]]
|16 Feb 1970
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|1970 Feb 16
|22 Jan 1973
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|1973 Jan 22
 
|4
 
|4
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''4'''
 
|'''4'''
 
|[[George Foreman]]
 
|[[George Foreman]]
|22 Jan 1973
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|1973 Jan 22
|30 Oct 1974
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|1974 Oct 30
 
|2
 
|2
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''5'''
 
|'''5'''
 
|[[Muhammad Ali]] (2)
 
|[[Muhammad Ali]] (2)
|30 Oct 1974
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|1974 Oct 30
|15 Feb 1978
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|1978 Feb 15
 
|10
 
|10
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''6'''
 
|'''6'''
 
|[[Leon Spinks]]
 
|[[Leon Spinks]]
|15 Feb 1978
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|1978 Feb 15
|18 Mar 1978 (Vacated)
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|1978 Mar 18 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''7'''
 
|'''7'''
 
|[[Ken Norton]]
 
|[[Ken Norton]]
|18 Mar 1978
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|1978 Mar 18
|9 Jun 1978
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|1978 Jun 9
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''8'''
 
|'''8'''
 
|[[Larry Holmes]]
 
|[[Larry Holmes]]
|9 Jun 1978
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|1978 Jun 9
|11 Dec 1983 (Stripped)
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|1983 Dec 11 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|16
 
|16
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''9'''
 
|'''9'''
 
|[[Tim Witherspoon]]
 
|[[Tim Witherspoon]]
|9 Mar 1984
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|1984 Mar 9
|31 Aug 1984
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|1984 Aug 31
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''10'''
 
|'''10'''
 
|[[Pinklon Thomas]]
 
|[[Pinklon Thomas]]
|31 Aug 1984
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|1984 Aug 31
|22 Mar 1986
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|1986 Mar 22
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''11'''
 
|'''11'''
 
|[[Trevor Berbick]]
 
|[[Trevor Berbick]]
|22 Mar 1986
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|1986 Mar 22
|22 Nov 1986
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|1986 Nov 22
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''12'''
 
|'''12'''
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
 
|[[Mike Tyson]]
|22 Nov 1986
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|1986 Nov 22
|11 Feb 1990
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|1990 Feb 11
 
|9
 
|9
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''13'''
 
|'''13'''
 
|[[James (Buster) Douglas|James Douglas]]
 
|[[James (Buster) Douglas|James Douglas]]
|11 Feb 1990
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|1990 Feb 11
|25 Oct 1990
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|1990 Oct 25
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''14'''
 
|'''14'''
 
|[[Evander Holyfield]]
 
|[[Evander Holyfield]]
|25 Oct 1990
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|1990 Oct 25
|13 Nov 1992
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|1992 Nov 13
 
|2
 
|2
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''15'''
 
|'''15'''
 
|[[Riddick Bowe]]
 
|[[Riddick Bowe]]
|13 Nov 1992
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|1992 Nov 13
|14 Dec 1992 (Vacated)
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|1992 Dec 14 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''16'''
 
|'''16'''
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]]
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]]
|14 Dec 1992
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|1992 Dec 14
|24 Sep 1994
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|1994 Sep 24
 
|3
 
|3
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''17'''
 
|'''17'''
 
|[[Oliver McCall]]
 
|[[Oliver McCall]]
|24 Sep 1994
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|1994 Sep 24
|2 Sep 1995
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|1995 Sep 2
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''18'''
 
|'''18'''
 
|[[Frank Bruno]]
 
|[[Frank Bruno]]
|2 Sep 1995
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|1995 Sep 2
|16 Mar 1996
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|1996 Mar 16
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''19'''
 
|'''19'''
 
|[[Mike Tyson]] (2)
 
|[[Mike Tyson]] (2)
|16 Mar 1996
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|1996 Mar 16
|24 Sep 1996 (Vacated)
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|1996 Sep 24 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''20'''
 
|'''20'''
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (2)
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (2)
|7 Feb 1997
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|1997 Feb 7
|22 Apr 2001
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|2001 Apr 22
 
|9
 
|9
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''21'''
 
|'''21'''
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]]
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]]
|22 Apr 2001
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|2001 Apr 22
|17 Nov 2001
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|2001 Nov 17
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''22'''
 
|'''22'''
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (3)
 
|[[Lennox Lewis]] (3)
|17 Nov 2001
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|2001 Nov 17
|6 Feb 2004 (Retired)
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|2004 Feb 6 <sup><font color="red">R</font></sup>
 
|2
 
|2
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''23'''
 
|'''23'''
 
|[[Vitali Klitschko]]
 
|[[Vitali Klitschko]]
|24 Apr 2004
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|2004 Apr 24
|9 Nov 2005 (Retired)
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|2005 Nov 9 <sup><font color="red">R</font></sup>
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''24'''
 
|'''24'''
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]] (2)
 
|[[Hasim Rahman]] (2)
|9 Nov 2005
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|2005 Nov 9
|12 Aug 2006
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|2006 Aug 12
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''25'''
 
|'''25'''
 
|[[Oleg Maskaev]]
 
|[[Oleg Maskaev]]
|12 Aug 2006
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|2006 Aug 12
|8 Mar 2008
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|2008 Mar 8
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''26'''
 
|'''26'''
 
|[[Samuel Peter]]
 
|[[Samuel Peter]]
|8 Mar 2008
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|2008 Mar 8
 
|present
 
|present
 
|0
 
|0
 
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|}
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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 Heavyweight Title Lineages|WBC]]
 
[[Category: World Heavyweight Title Lineages|WBC]]

Revision as of 04:26, 17 March 2008

Heavyweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

RELATED LINK: WBC Heavyweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Sonny Liston 1963 Feb 14 1964 Feb 25 1
2 Muhammad Ali 1964 Feb 25 1967 Apr 29 S 7
3 Joe Frazier 1970 Feb 16 1973 Jan 22 4
4 George Foreman 1973 Jan 22 1974 Oct 30 2
5 Muhammad Ali (2) 1974 Oct 30 1978 Feb 15 10
6 Leon Spinks 1978 Feb 15 1978 Mar 18 V 0
7 Ken Norton 1978 Mar 18 1978 Jun 9 0
8 Larry Holmes 1978 Jun 9 1983 Dec 11 S 16
9 Tim Witherspoon 1984 Mar 9 1984 Aug 31 0
10 Pinklon Thomas 1984 Aug 31 1986 Mar 22 1
11 Trevor Berbick 1986 Mar 22 1986 Nov 22 0
12 Mike Tyson 1986 Nov 22 1990 Feb 11 9
13 James Douglas 1990 Feb 11 1990 Oct 25 0
14 Evander Holyfield 1990 Oct 25 1992 Nov 13 2
15 Riddick Bowe 1992 Nov 13 1992 Dec 14 V 0
16 Lennox Lewis 1992 Dec 14 1994 Sep 24 3
17 Oliver McCall 1994 Sep 24 1995 Sep 2 1
18 Frank Bruno 1995 Sep 2 1996 Mar 16 0
19 Mike Tyson (2) 1996 Mar 16 1996 Sep 24 V 0
20 Lennox Lewis (2) 1997 Feb 7 2001 Apr 22 9
21 Hasim Rahman 2001 Apr 22 2001 Nov 17 0
22 Lennox Lewis (3) 2001 Nov 17 2004 Feb 6 R 2
23 Vitali Klitschko 2004 Apr 24 2005 Nov 9 R 1
24 Hasim Rahman (2) 2005 Nov 9 2006 Aug 12 1
25 Oleg Maskaev 2006 Aug 12 2008 Mar 8 1
26 Samuel Peter 2008 Mar 8 present 0


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated