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The world champion in the unlimited weight class, as recognized by the [[World Boxing Council]].  
 
The world champion in the unlimited weight class, as recognized by the [[World Boxing Council]].  
* Click on the "What links here" link in the "toolbox" for a list of these champions.
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{|
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|-----
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|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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! width="30" | No
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! width="150" | Champion
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! width="150" | Reign began
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! width="150" | Reign ended
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! width="100" | Title Defences
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''1'''
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|[[Muhammad Ali]]
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|25 Feb 1964
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|6 Feb 1967 (Stripped)
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|7
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''2'''
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|[[Joe Frazier]]
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|16 Feb 1970
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|22 Jan 1973
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|4
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''3'''
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|[[George Foreman]]
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|22 Jan 1973
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|30 Oct 1974
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|2
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''1'''
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|[[Muhammad Ali]]
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|30 Oct 1974
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|5 Feb 1978
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|10
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''4'''
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|[[Leon Spinks]]
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|5 Feb 1978
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|18 Mar 1978 (Vacated)
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''5'''
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|[[Ken Norton]]
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|18 Mar 1978
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|9 June 1978
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''6'''
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|[[Larry Holmes]]
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|9 June 1978
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|11 Dec 1983 (Stripped)
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|16
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''7'''
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|[[Tim Witherspoon]]
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|9 Mar 1984
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|31 Aug 1984
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''8'''
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|[[Pinklon Thomas]]
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|31 Aug 1984
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|22 Mar 1986
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|1
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''9'''
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|[[Trevor Berbick]]
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|22 Mar 1986
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|22 Nov 1986
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''10'''
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|[[Mike Tyson]]
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|22 Nov 1986
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|11 Feb 1990
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|9
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''11'''
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|[[James (Buster) Douglas|James Douglas]]
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|11 Feb 1990
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|25 Oct 1990
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''12'''
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|[[Evander Holyfield]]
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|25 Oct 1990
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|13 Nov 1992
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|2
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''13'''
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|[[Riddick Bowe]]
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|13 Nov 1992
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|6 Nov 1992 (Vacated)
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''14'''
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|[[Lennox Lewis]]
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|14 Dec 1992
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|24 Sep 1994
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|3
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''15'''
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|[[Oliver McCall]]
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|24 Sep 1994
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|2 Sep 1995
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|1
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''16'''
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|[[Frank Bruno]]
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|2 Sep 1995
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|16 Mar 1996
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''10'''
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|[[Mike Tyson]]
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|16 Mar 1996
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|24 Sep 1996 (Vacated)
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''14'''
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|[[Lennox Lewis]]
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|7 Feb 1997
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|22 Apr 2001
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|9
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''17'''
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|[[Hasim Rahman]]
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|22 Apr 2001
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|17 Nov 2001
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|0
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''14'''
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|[[Lennox Lewis]]
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|17 Nov 2001
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|6 Feb 2004 (Vacated)
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|2
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''18'''
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|[[Vitali Klitschko]]
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|24 Apr 2004
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|9 Nov 2005 (Vacated)
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|1
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''17'''
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|[[Hasim Rahman]]
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|9 Nov 2005
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|12 Aug 2006
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|1
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|-----
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''19'''
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|[[Oleg Maskaev]]
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|12 Aug 2006
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|present
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|1
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|-----
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|}
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* See also, [[WBC Heavyweight Title Lineage]]
 
* See also, [[WBC Heavyweight Title Lineage]]
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[[Category: Heavyweight Title Lineages|WBC]]

Revision as of 04:25, 31 December 2006

The world champion in the unlimited weight class, as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

No Champion Reign began Reign ended Title Defences
1 Muhammad Ali 25 Feb 1964 6 Feb 1967 (Stripped) 7
2 Joe Frazier 16 Feb 1970 22 Jan 1973 4
3 George Foreman 22 Jan 1973 30 Oct 1974 2
1 Muhammad Ali 30 Oct 1974 5 Feb 1978 10
4 Leon Spinks 5 Feb 1978 18 Mar 1978 (Vacated) 0
5 Ken Norton 18 Mar 1978 9 June 1978 0
6 Larry Holmes 9 June 1978 11 Dec 1983 (Stripped) 16
7 Tim Witherspoon 9 Mar 1984 31 Aug 1984 0
8 Pinklon Thomas 31 Aug 1984 22 Mar 1986 1
9 Trevor Berbick 22 Mar 1986 22 Nov 1986 0
10 Mike Tyson 22 Nov 1986 11 Feb 1990 9
11 James Douglas 11 Feb 1990 25 Oct 1990 0
12 Evander Holyfield 25 Oct 1990 13 Nov 1992 2
13 Riddick Bowe 13 Nov 1992 6 Nov 1992 (Vacated) 0
14 Lennox Lewis 14 Dec 1992 24 Sep 1994 3
15 Oliver McCall 24 Sep 1994 2 Sep 1995 1
16 Frank Bruno 2 Sep 1995 16 Mar 1996 0
10 Mike Tyson 16 Mar 1996 24 Sep 1996 (Vacated) 0
14 Lennox Lewis 7 Feb 1997 22 Apr 2001 9
17 Hasim Rahman 22 Apr 2001 17 Nov 2001 0
14 Lennox Lewis 17 Nov 2001 6 Feb 2004 (Vacated) 2
18 Vitali Klitschko 24 Apr 2004 9 Nov 2005 (Vacated) 1
17 Hasim Rahman 9 Nov 2005 12 Aug 2006 1
19 Oleg Maskaev 12 Aug 2006 present 1