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'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Welterweight Title Fights]]
 
'''RELATED LINK:''' [[WBC Welterweight Title Fights]]
  
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|- bgcolor=#ffdead
|- bgcolor=#DCDCDC
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!<center>No.</center>
! width="30" | No
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!<center>Champion</center>
! width="150" | Champion
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Began
! width="150" | Reign began
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!class="unsortable"| Reign Ended
! width="150" | Reign ended
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!<center>Defenses</center>
! width="100" | Title Defences
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|- align=center  
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|'''1'''
 
|'''1'''
 
|[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
 
|[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
|21 Mar 1963
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|1963 Mar 21
|8 Jun 1963
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|1963 Jun 8
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''2'''
 
|'''2'''
 
|[[Emile Griffith]]
 
|[[Emile Griffith]]
|8 Jun 1963
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|1963 Jun 8
|25 Apr 1966 (Vacated)
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|1966 Apr 25 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|4
 
|4
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''3'''
 
|'''3'''
 
|[[Curtis Cokes]]
 
|[[Curtis Cokes]]
|28 Nov 1966  
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|1966 Nov 28
|18 Apr 1969
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|1969 Apr 18
 
|4
 
|4
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
 
|'''4'''
 
|'''4'''
 
|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
 
|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
|18 Apr 1969
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|1969 Apr 18
|3 Dec 1970
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|1970 Dec 3
 
|3
 
|3
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center
 
|'''5'''
 
|'''5'''
 
|[[Billy Backus]]
 
|[[Billy Backus]]
|3 Dec 1970
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|1970 Dec 3
|4 Jun 1971
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|1971 Jun 4
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''4'''
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|'''6'''
|[[Jose Angel Napoles]]
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|[[Jose Angel Napoles]] (2)
|4 Jun 1971
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|1971 Jun 4
|6 Dec 1975
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|1975 Dec 6
 
|10
 
|10
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''6'''
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|'''7'''
 
|[[John H. Stracey]]
 
|[[John H. Stracey]]
|6 Dec 1975
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|1975 Dec 6
|22 Jun 1976
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|1976 Jun 22
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''7'''
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|'''8'''
 
|[[Carlos Palomino]]
 
|[[Carlos Palomino]]
|22 Jun 1976
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|1976 Jun 22
|14 Jan 1979
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|1979 Jan 14
 
|7
 
|7
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''8'''
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|'''9'''
 
|[[Wilfred Benitez]]
 
|[[Wilfred Benitez]]
|14 Jan 1979
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|1979 Jan 14
|30 Nov 1979
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|1979 Nov 30
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''9'''
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|'''10'''
 
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
 
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
|30 Nov 1979
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|1979 Nov 30
|20 Jun 1980
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|1980 Jun 20
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''10'''
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|'''11'''
 
|[[Roberto Duran]]
 
|[[Roberto Duran]]
|20 Jun 1980
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|1980 Jun 20
|25 Nov 1980
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|1980 Nov 25
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''9'''
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|'''12'''
|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]]
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|[[Sugar Ray Leonard]] (2)
|25 Nov 1980
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|1980 Nov 25
|9 Nov 1982 (Retired)
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|1982 Nov 9 <sup><font color="red">R</font></sup>
 
|3
 
|3
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''11'''
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|'''13'''
 
|[[Milton McCrory]]
 
|[[Milton McCrory]]
|13 Aug 1983
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|1983 Aug 13
|6 Dec 1985
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|1985 Dec 6
 
|4
 
|4
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''12'''
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|'''14'''
 
|[[Donald Curry]]
 
|[[Donald Curry]]
|6 Dec 1985
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|1985 Dec 6
|27 Sep 1986
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|1986 Sep 27
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''13'''
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|'''15'''
 
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
 
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
|27 Sep 1986
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|1986 Sep 27
|28 Oct 1987
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|1987 Oct 28
 
|3
 
|3
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''14'''
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|'''16'''
 
|[[Jorge Vaca]]
 
|[[Jorge Vaca]]
|28 Oct 1987
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|1987 Oct 28
|29 Mar 1988
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|1988 Mar 29
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''13'''
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|'''17'''
|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]]
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|[[Lloyd Honeyghan]] (2)
|29 Mar 1988
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|1988 Mar 29
|4 Feb 1989
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|1989 Feb 4
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center
|'''15'''
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|'''18'''
 
|[[Marlon Starling]]
 
|[[Marlon Starling]]
|4 Feb 1989
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|1989 Feb 4
|19 Aug 1990
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|1990 Aug 19
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''16'''
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|'''19'''
 
|[[Maurice Blocker]]
 
|[[Maurice Blocker]]
|19 Aug 1990
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|1990 Aug 19
|18 Mar 1991
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|1991 Mar 18
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''17'''
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|'''20'''
 
|[[Simon Brown]]
 
|[[Simon Brown]]
|18 Mar 1991
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|1991 Mar 18
|29 Nov 1991
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|1991 Nov 29
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''18'''
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|'''21'''
 
|[[Buddy McGirt]]
 
|[[Buddy McGirt]]
|29 Nov 1991
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|1991 Nov 29
|6 Mar 1993
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|1993 Mar 6
 
|2
 
|2
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''19'''
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|'''22'''
 
|[[Pernell Whitaker]]
 
|[[Pernell Whitaker]]
|6 Mar 1993
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|1993 Mar 6
|12 Apr 1997
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|1997 Apr 12
 
|8
 
|8
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''20'''
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|'''23'''
 
|[[Oscar De La Hoya]]
 
|[[Oscar De La Hoya]]
|12 Apr 1997
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|1997 Apr 12
|18 Sep 1999
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|1999 Sep 18
 
|7
 
|7
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''21'''
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|'''24'''
 
|[[Felix Trinidad]]
 
|[[Felix Trinidad]]
|18 Sep 1999
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|1999 Sep 18
|3 Mar 2000 (Vacated)
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|2000 Mar 3 <sup><font color="red">V</font></sup>
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''20'''
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|'''25'''
|[[Oscar De La Hoya]]
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|[[Oscar De La Hoya]] (2)
|Mar 2000
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|2000 Mar
|17 Jun 2000
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|2000 Jun 17
 
|0
 
|0
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''22'''
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|'''26'''
 
|[[Shane Mosley]]
 
|[[Shane Mosley]]
|17 Jun 2000
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|2000 Jun 17
|26 Jan 2002
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|2002 Jan 26
 
|3
 
|3
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center
|'''23'''
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|'''27'''
 
|[[Vernon Forrest]]
 
|[[Vernon Forrest]]
|26 Jan 2002
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|2002 Jan 26
|25 Jan 2003
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|2003 Jan 25
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''24'''
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|'''28'''
 
|[[Ricardo Mayorga]]
 
|[[Ricardo Mayorga]]
|25 Jan 2003
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|2003 Jan 25
|13 Dec 2003
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|2003 Dec 13
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center
|'''25'''
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|'''29'''
 
|[[Cory Spinks]]
 
|[[Cory Spinks]]
|13 Dec 2003
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|2003 Dec 13
|5 Feb 2005
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|2005 Feb 5
 
|2
 
|2
 
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''26'''
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|'''30'''
 
|[[Zab Judah]]
 
|[[Zab Judah]]
|5 Feb 2005
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|2005 Feb 5
|7 Jan 2006
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|2006 Jan 7
 
|1
 
|1
 
|-----
 
|-----
|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''27'''
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|'''31'''
|[[Carlos Manuel Baldomir|Carlos Baldomir]]
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|[[Carlos Manuel Baldomir]]
|7 Jan 2006
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|2006 Jan 7
|4 Nov 2006
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|2006 Nov 4
 
|1
 
|1
 
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|- align=center bgcolor=#F5F5F5
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|- align=center  
|'''28'''
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|'''32'''
 
|[[Floyd Mayweather, Jr.]]
 
|[[Floyd Mayweather, Jr.]]
|4 Nov 2006
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|2006 Nov 4
 
|present
 
|present
 
|1
 
|1
 
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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>
  
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Title Lineages|WBC]]
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Title Lineages|WBC]]

Revision as of 09:06, 17 March 2008

Welterweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 147 pounds.

RELATED LINK: WBC Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Luis Manuel Rodriguez 1963 Mar 21 1963 Jun 8 0
2 Emile Griffith 1963 Jun 8 1966 Apr 25 V 4
3 Curtis Cokes 1966 Nov 28 1969 Apr 18 4
4 Jose Angel Napoles 1969 Apr 18 1970 Dec 3 3
5 Billy Backus 1970 Dec 3 1971 Jun 4 0
6 Jose Angel Napoles (2) 1971 Jun 4 1975 Dec 6 10
7 John H. Stracey 1975 Dec 6 1976 Jun 22 1
8 Carlos Palomino 1976 Jun 22 1979 Jan 14 7
9 Wilfred Benitez 1979 Jan 14 1979 Nov 30 1
10 Sugar Ray Leonard 1979 Nov 30 1980 Jun 20 1
11 Roberto Duran 1980 Jun 20 1980 Nov 25 0
12 Sugar Ray Leonard (2) 1980 Nov 25 1982 Nov 9 R 3
13 Milton McCrory 1983 Aug 13 1985 Dec 6 4
14 Donald Curry 1985 Dec 6 1986 Sep 27 0
15 Lloyd Honeyghan 1986 Sep 27 1987 Oct 28 3
16 Jorge Vaca 1987 Oct 28 1988 Mar 29 0
17 Lloyd Honeyghan (2) 1988 Mar 29 1989 Feb 4 1
18 Marlon Starling 1989 Feb 4 1990 Aug 19 1
19 Maurice Blocker 1990 Aug 19 1991 Mar 18 0
20 Simon Brown 1991 Mar 18 1991 Nov 29 0
21 Buddy McGirt 1991 Nov 29 1993 Mar 6 2
22 Pernell Whitaker 1993 Mar 6 1997 Apr 12 8
23 Oscar De La Hoya 1997 Apr 12 1999 Sep 18 7
24 Felix Trinidad 1999 Sep 18 2000 Mar 3 V 0
25 Oscar De La Hoya (2) 2000 Mar 2000 Jun 17 0
26 Shane Mosley 2000 Jun 17 2002 Jan 26 3
27 Vernon Forrest 2002 Jan 26 2003 Jan 25 1
28 Ricardo Mayorga 2003 Jan 25 2003 Dec 13 1
29 Cory Spinks 2003 Dec 13 2005 Feb 5 2
30 Zab Judah 2005 Feb 5 2006 Jan 7 1
31 Carlos Manuel Baldomir 2006 Jan 7 2006 Nov 4 1
32 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. 2006 Nov 4 present 1


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated