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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" | [[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" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Chad Dawson]] || align="center" | 2012 Apr 28 || 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" | [[Andre Ward]] || align="center" | 2011 Dec 17 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Super Middleweight || align="center" | [[Andre Ward]] || align="center" | 2011 Dec 17 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Middleweight || align="center" | [[Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.]] || align="center" | 2011 Jun 4 || align="center" | [[WBC Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Middleweight || align="center" | [[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]] || align="center" | 2012 Sep 15 || align="center" | [[WBC Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Welterweight || align="center" | [[Saul Alvarez]] || align="center" | 2011 Mar 5 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Super Welterweight || align="center" | [[Saul Alvarez]] || align="center" | 2011 Mar 5 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Welterweight || align="center" | [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] || align="center" | 2011 Sep 17 || align="center" | [[WBC Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Welterweight || align="center" | [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]] || align="center" | 2011 Sep 17 || align="center" | [[WBC Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Lightweight || align="center" | [[Timothy Bradley]] (in Recess) || align="center" | 2011 Jan 29 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Super Lightweight || align="center" | [[Danny Garcia]] || align="center" | 2012 Mar 24 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Lightweight || align="center" | [[Antonio DeMarco]] || align="center" | 2011 Oct 15 || align="center" | [[WBC Lightweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Lightweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Lightweight || align="center" | [[Antonio DeMarco]] || align="center" | 2011 Oct 15 || align="center" | [[WBC Lightweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Lightweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Featherweight || align="center" | [[Takahiro Aoh]] || align="center" | 2010 Nov 26 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Super Featherweight || align="center" | [[Takahiro Ao]] || align="center" | 2010 Nov 26 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Featherweight || align="center" | [[Elio Rojas]] (in Recess) || align="center" | 2009 Jul 14 || align="center" | [[WBC Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Featherweight || align="center" | [[Daniel Ponce de Leon]] || align="center" | 2012 Sep 15 || align="center" | [[WBC Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Bantamweight || align="center" | Vacant || align="center" | — || align="center" | [[WBC Super Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Super Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Abner Mares]] || align="center" | 2012 Apr 21 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Shinsuke Yamanaka]] || align="center" | 2011 Nov 6 || align="center" | [[WBC Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Shinsuke Yamanaka]] || align="center" | 2011 Nov 6 || align="center" | [[WBC Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Super Flyweight || align="center" | [[Yota Sato]] || align="center" | 2012 Mar 27 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Super Flyweight || align="center" | [[Yota Sato]] || align="center" | 2012 Mar 27 || align="center" | [[WBC Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Sonny Boy Jaro]] || align="center" | 2012 Mar 2 || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Toshiyuki Igarashi]] || align="center" | 2012 Jul 16 || 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" | [[Kompayak Porpramook ]] || align="center" | 2011 Dec 23 || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Light Flyweight || align="center" | [[Kompayak Porpramook ]] || align="center" | 2011 Dec 23 || 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" | [[Kazuto Ioka]] || align="center" | 2011 Feb 11 || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Strawweight || align="center" | Vacant || align="center" | — || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBC Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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Revision as of 20:38, 25 September 2012

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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 Chad Dawson 2012 Apr 28 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Middleweight Andre Ward 2011 Dec 17 Title Lineage Title Fights
Middleweight Sergio Gabriel Martinez 2012 Sep 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Welterweight Saul Alvarez 2011 Mar 5 Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2011 Sep 17 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Lightweight Danny Garcia 2012 Mar 24 Title Lineage Title Fights
Lightweight Antonio DeMarco 2011 Oct 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Takahiro Ao 2010 Nov 26 Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Daniel Ponce de Leon 2012 Sep 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight Abner Mares 2012 Apr 21 Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Shinsuke Yamanaka 2011 Nov 6 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Yota Sato 2012 Mar 27 Title Lineage Title Fights
Flyweight Toshiyuki Igarashi 2012 Jul 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Kompayak Porpramook 2011 Dec 23 Title Lineage Title Fights
Strawweight Vacant 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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