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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).)
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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|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 (63.5 kg or 10 stone).
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! width="30" | No
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'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights]]
! width="150" | Champion
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! width="150" | Reign began
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{|border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" align="left" class="wikitable sortable"
! width="150" | Reign ended
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|- bgcolor=#ffdead
! width="100" | Title Defences
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!<center>No.</center>
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!<center>Champion</center>
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Began
|'''1'''
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Ended
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!<center>Defenses</center>
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|- align=center
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|1
 
|[[Eddie Perkins]]
 
|[[Eddie Perkins]]
|15 Jun 1963
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|1963 Jun 15
|18 Jan 1965
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|1965 Jan 18
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|2
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|- align=center
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
 
|'''2'''
 
 
|[[Carlos Hernandez]]
 
|[[Carlos Hernandez]]
|18 Jan 1965
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|1965 Jan 18
|29 Apr 1966
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|1966 Apr 29
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|3
|'''3'''
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|[[Sandro Lopopolo]]
 
|[[Sandro Lopopolo]]
|29 Apr 1966
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|1966 Apr 29
|30 Apr 1967
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|1967 Apr 30
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|4
|'''4'''
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|[[Takeshi Fuji]]
 
|[[Takeshi Fuji]]
|30 Apr 1967
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|1967 Apr 30
|1968 (Stripped)
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|1968 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|5
|'''5'''
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|[[Pedro Adigue Jr.]]
|[[Pedro Adigue]]
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|1968 Dec 14
|14 Dec 1968
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|1970 Jan 31
|31 Jan 1970
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|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|6
|'''6'''
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|[[Bruno Arcari]]
 
|[[Bruno Arcari]]
|31 Jan 1970
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|1970 Jan 31
|1974 (Vacated)
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|1974 Feb <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
|8
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|9
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|7
|'''7'''
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|[[Perico Fernandez]]
 
|[[Perico Fernandez]]
|21 Sep 1974
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|1974 Sep 21
|15 Jul 1975
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|1975 Jul 15
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|8
|'''8'''
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|[[Saensak Muangsurin]]
 
|[[Saensak Muangsurin]]
|15 Jul 1975
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|1975 Jul 15
|30 Jun 1976
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|1976 Jun 30
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|9
|'''9'''
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|[[Miguel Velasquez]]
 
|[[Miguel Velasquez]]
|30 Jun 1976
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|1976 Jun 30
|29 Oct 1976
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|1976 Oct 29
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|10
|'''8'''
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|[[Saensak Muangsurin]] (2)
|[[Saensak Muangsurin]]
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|1976 Oct 29
|29 Oct 1976
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|1978 Dec 30
|30 Dec 1978
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|7
 
|7
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|11
|'''10'''
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|[[Sang Hyun Kim]]
|[[Sang-Hyun Kim]]
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|1978 Dec 30
|30 Dec 1978
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|1980 Feb 23
|23 Feb 1980
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|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|12
|'''11'''
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|[[Saoul Mamby]]
 
|[[Saoul Mamby]]
|23 Feb 1980
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|1980 Feb 23
|26 Jun 1982
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|1982 Jun 26
 
|5
 
|5
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|13
|'''12'''
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|[[Leroy Haley]]
 
|[[Leroy Haley]]
|26 Jun 1982
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|1982 Jun 26
|18 May 1983
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|1983 May 18
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|14
|'''13'''
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|[[Bruce Curry]]
 
|[[Bruce Curry]]
|18 May 1983
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|1983 May 18
|29 Jan 1984
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|1984 Jan 29
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|15
|'''14'''
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|[[Billy Costello]]
 
|[[Billy Costello]]
|29 Jan 1984
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|1984 Jan 29
|21 Aug 1985
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|1985 Aug 21
 
|3
 
|3
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|16
|'''15'''
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|[[Lonnie Smith]]
 
|[[Lonnie Smith]]
|21 Aug 1985
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|1985 Aug 21
|5 May 1986
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|1986 May 5
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|17
|'''16'''
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|[[Rene Arredondo]]
 
|[[Rene Arredondo]]
|5 May 1986
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|1986 May 5
|24 Jul 1986
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|1986 Jul 24
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|18
|'''17'''
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|[[Tsuyoshi Hamada]]
 
|[[Tsuyoshi Hamada]]
|24 Jul 1986
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|1986 Jul 24
|22 Jul 1987
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|1987 Jul 22
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|19
|'''16'''
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|[[Rene Arredondo]] (2)
|[[Rene Arredondo]]
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|1987 Jul 22
|22 Jul 1987
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|1987 Nov 12
|12 Nov 1987
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|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|20
|'''18'''
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|[[Roger Mayweather]]
 
|[[Roger Mayweather]]
|12 Nov 1987
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|1987 Nov 12
|13 May 1989
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|1989 May 13
 
|4
 
|4
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|21
|'''19'''
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|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
 
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
|13 May 1989
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|1989 May 13
|29 Jan 1994
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|1994 Jan 29
 
|12
 
|12
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|22
|'''20'''
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|[[Frankie Randall]]
 
|[[Frankie Randall]]
|29 Jan 1994
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|1994 Jan 29
|7 May 1994
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|1994 May 7
 
|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|23
|'''19'''
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|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]] (2)
|[[Julio Cesar Chavez]]
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|1994 May 7
|7 May 1994
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|1996 Jun 7
|7 Jun 1996
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|4
 
|4
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|24
|'''21'''
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|[[Oscar De La Hoya]]
 
|[[Oscar De La Hoya]]
|7 Jun 1996
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|1996 Jun 7
|12 Apr 1997 (Vacated)
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|1997 Apr 12 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|1
 
|1
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|25
|'''22'''
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|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
 
|[[Kostya Tszyu]]
|28 Nov 1998
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|1999 Aug 21
|Jan 2004 (Stripped)
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|2004 Jan <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
 
|7
 
|7
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|26
|'''23'''
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|[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
|[[Arturo Gatti]]
|24 Jan 2004
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|2004 Jan 24
|25 Jun 2005
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|2005 Jun 25
 
|2
 
|2
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|- align=center
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|27
|'''24'''
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|[[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]]
|[[Floyd Mayweather, Jr.]]
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|2005 Jun 25
|25 Jun 2005
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|2005 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
|2005 (Vacated)
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|0
 
|0
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|- align=center  
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|28
|'''25'''
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|[[Junior Witter]]
 
|[[Junior Witter]]
|15 Sep 2006
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|2006 Sep 15
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|2008 May 10
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|2
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|- align=center
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|29
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|[[Timothy Bradley]]
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|2008 May 10
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|2009 Apr 28 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
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|2
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|- align=center
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|30
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|[[Devon Alexander]]
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|2009 Aug 1
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|2011 Jan 29
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|2
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|- align=center
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|31
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|[[Timothy Bradley]] (2)
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|2011 Jan 29
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|2011 Jul
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|0
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|- align=center
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|31
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|[[Timothy Bradley]] (2)
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|2011 Jul <sup><font color="red">CIR</font></sup>
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|2012 Jun <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
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|- align=center
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|32
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|[[Erik Morales]]
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|2011 Sep 17
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|2012 Mar 23 <sup><font color="red">S</font></sup>
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|0
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|- align=center
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|33
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|[[Danny Oscar Garcia|Danny Garcia]]
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|2012 Mar 24
 
|Present
 
|Present
 
|2
 
|2
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[[Category: World Light Welterweight Champions]]
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<br clear=all>
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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>
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<sup><font color="red">CIR</font></sup> - Champion In Recess
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[[Category: World Light Welterweight Title Lineages|WBC]]
 
[[Category: World Light Welterweight Title Lineages|WBC]]

Latest revision as of 07:52, 23 November 2012

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 (63.5 kg or 10 stone).

RELATED LINK: WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Eddie Perkins 1963 Jun 15 1965 Jan 18 2
2 Carlos Hernandez 1965 Jan 18 1966 Apr 29 2
3 Sandro Lopopolo 1966 Apr 29 1967 Apr 30 1
4 Takeshi Fuji 1967 Apr 30 1968 S 1
5 Pedro Adigue Jr. 1968 Dec 14 1970 Jan 31 0
6 Bruno Arcari 1970 Jan 31 1974 Feb V 9
7 Perico Fernandez 1974 Sep 21 1975 Jul 15 1
8 Saensak Muangsurin 1975 Jul 15 1976 Jun 30 1
9 Miguel Velasquez 1976 Jun 30 1976 Oct 29 0
10 Saensak Muangsurin (2) 1976 Oct 29 1978 Dec 30 7
11 Sang Hyun Kim 1978 Dec 30 1980 Feb 23 2
12 Saoul Mamby 1980 Feb 23 1982 Jun 26 5
13 Leroy Haley 1982 Jun 26 1983 May 18 2
14 Bruce Curry 1983 May 18 1984 Jan 29 2
15 Billy Costello 1984 Jan 29 1985 Aug 21 3
16 Lonnie Smith 1985 Aug 21 1986 May 5 0
17 Rene Arredondo 1986 May 5 1986 Jul 24 0
18 Tsuyoshi Hamada 1986 Jul 24 1987 Jul 22 1
19 Rene Arredondo (2) 1987 Jul 22 1987 Nov 12 0
20 Roger Mayweather 1987 Nov 12 1989 May 13 4
21 Julio Cesar Chavez 1989 May 13 1994 Jan 29 12
22 Frankie Randall 1994 Jan 29 1994 May 7 0
23 Julio Cesar Chavez (2) 1994 May 7 1996 Jun 7 4
24 Oscar De La Hoya 1996 Jun 7 1997 Apr 12 V 1
25 Kostya Tszyu 1999 Aug 21 2004 Jan S 7
26 Arturo Gatti 2004 Jan 24 2005 Jun 25 2
27 Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2005 Jun 25 2005 V 0
28 Junior Witter 2006 Sep 15 2008 May 10 2
29 Timothy Bradley 2008 May 10 2009 Apr 28 S 2
30 Devon Alexander 2009 Aug 1 2011 Jan 29 2
31 Timothy Bradley (2) 2011 Jan 29 2011 Jul 0
31 Timothy Bradley (2) 2011 Jul CIR 2012 Jun V -
32 Erik Morales 2011 Sep 17 2012 Mar 23 S 0
33 Danny Garcia 2012 Mar 24 Present 2


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated
CIR - Champion In Recess