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*The '''World Boxing Organization''' (WBO) was established in 1988.
 
*The '''World Boxing Organization''' (WBO) was established in 1988.
 
*[http://www.wbo-int.com/ '''Official Web site''']
 
*[http://www.wbo-int.com/ '''Official Web site''']
*Trivia: In 2001 the WBO twice moved [[Darrin Morris]] up in its super-middleweight rankings, despite the fact that the fighter was dead. Morris was #7 at the time of his death and #5 when the WBO discovered its error.
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*Trivia: In 2001, the WBO twice moved [[Darrin Morris]] up in its super middleweight rankings, despite the fact that the fighter was dead. Morris was #7 at the time of his death and #5 when the WBO discovered its error.
  
 
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| align="center" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Nathan Cleverly]] || align="center" | 2011 May 19 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Light Heavyweight || align="center" | [[Nathan Cleverly]] || align="center" | 2011 May 19 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Heavyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Heavyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Super Middleweight || align="center" | [[Robert Stieglitz]] || align="center" | 2009 Aug 22 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Super Middleweight || align="center" | [[Arthur Abraham]] || align="center" | 2012 Aug 25 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Middleweight || align="center" | [[Dmitry Pirog]] || align="center" | 2010 Jul 31 || align="center" | [[WBO Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Middleweight || align="center" | [[Peter Quillin]] || align="center" | 2012 Oct 20 || align="center" | [[WBO Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Middleweight || align="center" | [[Sergiy Dzinziruk]] || align="center" | 2005 Dec 3 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Junior Middleweight || align="center" | [[Zaurbek Baysangurov]] || align="center" | 2011 Oct || align="center" | [[WBO Light Middleweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Middleweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Welterweight || align="center" | [[Manny Pacquiao]] || align="center" | 2009 Nov 14 || align="center" | [[WBO Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Welterweight || align="center" | [[Timothy Bradley]] || align="center" | 2012 Jun 9 || align="center" | [[WBO Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Welterweight || align="center" | [[Timothy Bradley ]] || align="center" | 2009 Apr 4 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Junior Welterweight || align="center" | [[Juan Manuel Marquez ]] || align="center" | 2012 Jun || align="center" | [[WBO Light Welterweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Welterweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Lightweight || align="center" | [[Juan Manuel Marquez]] || align="center" | 2009 Feb 28 || align="center" | [[WBO Lightweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Lightweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Lightweight || align="center" | [[Ricky Burns]] || align="center" | 2012 Jan || align="center" | [[WBO Lightweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Lightweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Lightweight || align="center" | [[Ricky Burns]] || align="center" | 2010 Sep 4 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Junior Lightweight || align="center" | Vacant || align="center" | &mdash; || align="center" | [[WBO Super Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Featherweight || align="center" | [[Orlando Salido]] || align="center" | 2011 Apr 16 || align="center" | [[WBO Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Featherweight || align="center" | [[Orlando Salido]] || align="center" | 2011 Apr 16 || align="center" | [[WBO Featherweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Featherweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Featherweight || align="center" | [[Jorge Arce]] || align="center" | 2011 May 7 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Junior Featherweight || align="center" | [[Nonito Donaire]] || align="center" | 2012 Feb 4 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Nonito Donaire]] || align="center" | 2011 Feb 19 || align="center" | [[WBO Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Pungluang Sor Singyu]] || align="center" | 2012 Oct 20 || align="center" | [[WBO Bantamweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Bantamweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Omar Andres Narvaez]] || align="center" | 2010 May 15 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
| align="center" | Junior Bantamweight || align="center" | [[Omar Andres Narvaez]] || align="center" | 2010 May 15 || align="center" | [[WBO Super Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Super Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Julio Cesar Miranda]] || align="center" | 2010 Jun 12 || align="center" | [[WBO Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Flyweight || align="center" | [[Brian Viloria]] || align="center" | 2011 Jul 16 || align="center" | [[WBO Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Junior Flyweight || align="center" | [[Ramon Garcia Hirales]] || align="center" | 2011 Apr 30 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Junior Flyweight || align="center" | [[Donnie Nietes]] || align="center" | 2011 Oct 8 || align="center" | [[WBO Light Flyweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Light Flyweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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| align="center" | Mini Flyweight || align="center" | [[Raul Garcia]] || align="center" | 2011 Mar || align="center" | [[WBO Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
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| align="center" | Mini Flyweight || align="center" | Vacant || align="center" | 2011 Aug 27 || align="center" | [[WBO Minimumweight Champion|Title Lineage]] || align="center" | [[WBO Minimumweight Title Fights|Title Fights]]  
 
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[[Category:Sanctioning Bodies|World Boxing Organization]]
 
[[Category:Sanctioning Bodies|World Boxing Organization]]

Revision as of 16:15, 27 October 2012

WBO Logo
WBO Championship Belt
  • The World Boxing Organization (WBO) was established in 1988.
  • Official Web site
  • Trivia: In 2001, the WBO twice moved Darrin Morris up in its super middleweight rankings, despite the fact that the fighter was dead. Morris was #7 at the time of his death and #5 when the WBO discovered its error.


CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko 2008 Feb 23 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Heavyweight Marco Huck 2009 Aug 29 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Nathan Cleverly 2011 May 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Middleweight Arthur Abraham 2012 Aug 25 Title Lineage Title Fights
Middleweight Peter Quillin 2012 Oct 20 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Middleweight Zaurbek Baysangurov 2011 Oct Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Timothy Bradley 2012 Jun 9 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Welterweight Juan Manuel Marquez 2012 Jun Title Lineage Title Fights
Lightweight Ricky Burns 2012 Jan Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Lightweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Orlando Salido 2011 Apr 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Featherweight Nonito Donaire 2012 Feb 4 Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Pungluang Sor Singyu 2012 Oct 20 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Bantamweight Omar Andres Narvaez 2010 May 15 Title Lineage Title Fights
Flyweight Brian Viloria 2011 Jul 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Junior Flyweight Donnie Nietes 2011 Oct 8 Title Lineage Title Fights
Mini Flyweight Vacant 2011 Aug 27 Title Lineage Title Fights