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m (corrected end date of Laguna's second reign as WBC lightweight champion and changed "V" to "S" regarding it (Look for explanation: http://forum.boxrec.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=87637))
(removed Buchanan's reign, see http://forum.boxrec.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=87637)
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Revision as of 22:41, 14 January 2009

Lightweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 135 pounds (61.2 kg or 9 stone 9 lbs).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: WBC Lightweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Carlos Ortiz 1963 Apr 7 1965 Apr 10 2
2 Ismael Laguna 1965 Apr 10 1965 Nov 13 0
3 Carlos Ortiz (2) 1965 Nov 13 1968 Jun 29 4
4 Carlos Teo Cruz 1968 Jun 29 1969 Feb 18 1
5 Mando Ramos 1969 Feb 18 1970 Mar 3 1
6 Ismael Laguna (2) 1970 Mar 3 1970 Sep 17 S 1
7 Pedro Carrasco 1971 Nov 5 1972 Feb 18 0
8 Mando Ramos (2) 1972 Feb 18 1972 Sep 15 1
9 Chango Carmona 1972 Sep 15 1972 Nov 10 0
10 Rodolfo Gonzalez 1972 Nov 10 1974 Apr 11 2
11 Guts Ishimatsu 1974 Apr 11 1976 May 8 5
12 Esteban De Jesus 1976 May 8 1978 Jan 21 3
13 Roberto Duran 1978 Jan 21 1979 Jan V 0
14 Jim Watt 1979 Apr 17 1981 Jun 20 4
15 Alexis Arguello 1981 Jun 20 1983 V 4
16 Edwin Rosario 1983 May 1 1984 Nov 3 2
17 Jose Luis Ramirez 1984 Nov 3 1985 Aug 10 0
18 Hector Camacho 1985 Aug 10 1987 V 2
19 Jose Luis Ramirez (2) 1987 Jul 19 1988 Oct 29 2
20 Julio Cesar Chavez 1988 Oct 29 1989 V 0
21 Pernell Whitaker 1989 Aug 20 1992 V 6
22 Miguel Angel Gonzalez 1992 Aug 24 1995 V 10
23 Jean-Baptiste Mendy 1996 Apr 20 1997 Mar 1 0
24 Stevie Johnston 1997 Mar 1 1998 Jun 13 3
25 Cesar Bazan 1998 Jun 13 1999 Feb 27 2
26 Stevie Johnston (2) 1999 Feb 27 2000 Jun 17 4
27 Jose Luis Castillo 2000 Jun 17 2002 Apr 20 3
28 Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2002 Apr 20 2004 V 3
29 Jose Luis Castillo (2) 2004 Jun 5 2005 May 7 2
30 Diego Corrales 2005 May 7 2006 Oct 6 S 0
31 Joel Casamayor 2006 Oct 7 2007 Feb 1 S 0
32 David Diaz 2007 Feb 1 2008 Jun 28 1
33 Manny Pacquiao 2008 Jun 28 Present 0


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated