WBC Heavyweight Champion

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Heavyweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lb, 90.7+ kg, 14 stone 4 lb+).

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 (Buster) 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

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