Difference between revisions of "WBC Light Welterweight Champion"

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(Kostya Tszyu has successfully defended his WBC light welterweight title seven times (against Ahmed Santos, Julio C. Chavez, Sharmba Mitchell, Oktay Urkal, Zab Judah, Ben Tackie and Jesse James Leija).)
(Kostya Tszyu became WBC light welterweight champion on August 21, 1999. He had been interim champ before.)
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Revision as of 18:16, 16 September 2007

The 140-pound (maximum weight) world champion, as recognized by the World Boxing Council. Also known as Junior Welterweight and Super Lightweight.

No Champion Reign began Reign ended Title Defences
1 Eddie Perkins 15 Jun 1963 18 Jan 1965 2
2 Carlos Hernandez 18 Jan 1965 29 Apr 1966 2
3 Sandro Lopopolo 29 Apr 1966 30 Apr 1967 1
4 Takeshi Fuji 30 Apr 1967 1968 (Stripped) 1
5 Pedro Adigue 14 Dec 1968 31 Jan 1970 0
6 Bruno Arcari 31 Jan 1970 1974 (Vacated) 8
7 Perico Fernandez 21 Sep 1974 15 Jul 1975 1
8 Saensak Muangsurin 15 Jul 1975 30 Jun 1976 1
9 Miguel Velasquez 30 Jun 1976 29 Oct 1976 0
8 Saensak Muangsurin 29 Oct 1976 30 Dec 1978 7
10 Sang-Hyun Kim 30 Dec 1978 23 Feb 1980 2
11 Saoul Mamby 23 Feb 1980 26 Jun 1982 5
12 Leroy Haley 26 Jun 1982 18 May 1983 2
13 Bruce Curry 18 May 1983 29 Jan 1984 2
14 Billy Costello 29 Jan 1984 21 Aug 1985 3
15 Lonnie Smith 21 Aug 1985 5 May 1986 0
16 Rene Arredondo 5 May 1986 24 Jul 1986 0
17 Tsuyoshi Hamada 24 Jul 1986 22 Jul 1987 1
16 Rene Arredondo 22 Jul 1987 12 Nov 1987 0
18 Roger Mayweather 12 Nov 1987 13 May 1989 4
19 Julio Cesar Chavez 13 May 1989 29 Jan 1994 12
20 Frankie Randall 29 Jan 1994 7 May 1994 0
19 Julio Cesar Chavez 7 May 1994 7 Jun 1996 4
21 Oscar De La Hoya 7 Jun 1996 12 Apr 1997 (Vacated) 1
22 Kostya Tszyu 21 Aug 1999 Jan 2004 (Stripped) 7
23 Arturo Gatti 24 Jan 2004 25 Jun 2005 2
24 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. 25 Jun 2005 2005 (Vacated) 0
25 Junior Witter 15 Sep 2006 Present 2