WBC Light Welterweight Champion

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(Kostya Tszyu became WBC light welterweight champion on August 21, 1999. He had been interim champ before.)
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The 140-pound (maximum weight) world champion, as recognized by the [[World Boxing Council]]. Also known as Junior Welterweight and Super Lightweight.
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Light Welterweight champion as recognized by the [[World Boxing Council]].
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* Also known as Junior Welterweight ([[IBF]]/[[WBO]]) and Super Lightweight ([[WBA]]/WBC).
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* The maximum weight for this division is 140 pounds.
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'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights]]
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Revision as of 17:09, 24 February 2008

Light Welterweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

  • Also known as Junior Welterweight (IBF/WBO) and Super Lightweight (WBA/WBC).
  • The maximum weight for this division is 140 pounds.

RELATED LINK: WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights

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
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