World Boxing Council

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| align="center" | Cruiserweight || align="center" | [[Krzysztof Wlodarczyk]] || align="center" | 2010 May 15 || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Cruiserweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Cruiserweight || align="center" | [[Krzysztof Wlodarczyk]] || align="center" | 2010 May 15 || 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]]  
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| align="center" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Bernard Hopkins]] || align="center" | 2011 May 21 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Middleweight || align="center" | [[Carl Froch]] || align="center" | 2010 Nov 27 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Super Middleweight || align="center" | [[Carl Froch]] || align="center" | 2010 Nov 27 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  

Revision as of 21:52, 22 May 2011

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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 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk 2010 May 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Bernard Hopkins 2011 May 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Middleweight Carl Froch 2010 Nov 27 Title Lineage Title Fights
Middleweight Sebastian Zbik 2011 Jan Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Welterweight Saul Alvarez 2011 Mar 5 Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Victor Ortiz 2011 Apr 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Lightweight Timothy Bradley 2011 Jan 29 Title Lineage Title Fights
Lightweight Humberto Soto 2010 Mar 13 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Takahiro Aoh 2010 Nov 26 Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Elio Rojas (in Recess) 2009 Jul 14 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight Toshiaki Nishioka 2008 Dec Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Nonito Donaire 2011 Feb 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Tomas Rojas 2010 Sep 20 Title Lineage Title Fights
Flyweight Pongsaklek Wonjongkam 2010 Mar 27 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Adrian Hernandez 2011 Apr 30 Title Lineage Title Fights
Strawweight Kazuto Ioka 2011 Feb 11 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

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