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| align="center" | Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Vitali Klitschko]] || align="center" | 2008 Oct 11 || align="center" | [[WBC Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Vitali Klitschko]] || align="center" | 2008 Oct 11 || align="center" | [[WBC Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Cruiserweight || align="center" | [[Giacobbe Fragomeni]] || align="center" | 2008 Oct 24 || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Cruiserweight || align="center" | [[Zsolt Erdei]] || align="center" | 2009 Nov 21 || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Jean Pascal]] || align="center" | 2009 Jun 19 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Jean Pascal]] || align="center" | 2009 Jun 19 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Daisuke Naito]] || align="center" | 2007 Jul 18 || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Daisuke Naito]] || align="center" | 2007 Jul 18 || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Light Flyweight || align="center" | [[Edgar Sosa]] || align="center" | 2007 Apr 14 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Light Flyweight || align="center" | [[Rodel Mayol]] || align="center" | 2009 Nov 21 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Strawweight || align="center" | [[Oleydong Sithsamerchai]] || align="center" | 2007 Nov 29 || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Strawweight || align="center" | [[Oleydong Sithsamerchai]] || align="center" | 2007 Nov 29 || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  

Revision as of 01:24, 23 November 2009

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CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Vitali Klitschko 2008 Oct 11 Title Lineage Title Fights
Cruiserweight Zsolt Erdei 2009 Nov 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Jean Pascal 2009 Jun 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Middleweight Carl Froch 2008 Dec 6 Title Lineage Title Fights
Middleweight Kelly Pavlik 2007 Sep 29 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Welterweight Sergio Gabriel Martinez 2009 May 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Andre Berto 2008 Jun 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Lightweight Devon Alexander 2009 Aug 1 Title Lineage Title Fights
Lightweight Edwin Valero 2009 Apr 4 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Humberto Soto 2008 Dec 20 Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Elio Rojas 2009 Jul 14 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight Toshiaki Nishioka 2008 Dec Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Hozumi Hasegawa 2005 Apr 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Vic Darchinyan 2008 Nov 1 Title Lineage Title Fights
Flyweight Daisuke Naito 2007 Jul 18 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Rodel Mayol 2009 Nov 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Strawweight Oleydong Sithsamerchai 2007 Nov 29 Title Lineage Title Fights

History

The World Boxing Council was initially established by 11 countries: the United States, Argentina, United Kingdom, France, Mexico, Philippines, Panama, Chile, Peru, Venezuela and Brazil plus Puerto Rico, met in Mexico City on February 14, 1963, upon invitation of the then President of Mexico, Adolfo López Mateos, to form an international boxing organization that would achieve the unity of all commissions of the world to control the expansion of boxing.

The groups that historically had recognized several boxers as champions included the New York State Athletic Commission, the National Boxing Association, the European Boxing Union and the British Boxing Board of Control but these groups for the most part lacked the all-encompassing "international" status they boasted of.

The WBC is one of four major organizations recognized by IBHOF which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the IBF, WBA and WBO.

Affiliated organizations