IBC Heavyweight Champion

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Heavyweight champion as recognized by the International Boxing Council.

  • The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: IBC Heavyweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
1 Phil Jackson 1990 Dec 14 1992 Jun 26 0
2 Donovan Ruddock 1992 Jun 26 1992 Oct 31V 0
3 Tim Puller 1994 Dec 3 1995 Jun 10V 0
4 Tommy Morrison 1995 Jun 10 1995 Oct 7 0
5 Lennox Lewis 1995 Oct 7 1996 Jun 28V 0
6 Jerry Ballard 1996 Jun 28 1996 Nov 22V 0
7 John Kiser 1996 Nov 22 1997 Jun 19S 0
8 Michael Grant 1997 Jun 20 2000 Jan 14V 3
9 Brian Nielsen 2000 Jan 14 2003 Jan 26R 2
10 Tomasz Bonin 2005 Nov 26 2009 Apr 18V 1
11 Hector Ferreyro 2009 Apr 18 Present 3


R - Retired S - Stripped V - Vacated

Footnotes

1 - 1992 Oct 31 -Donovan Ruddock relinquished the title to fight Lennox Lewis in a WBC Title Elimination Match. The IBC title is declared Vacant.
2 - 1995 Jan 1 -Tim Puller was stripped of the IBC title for failing to defend it due to an injury suffered in the Griffin fight. This allowed Tommy Morrison to fight Razor Ruddock for the vacant IBC crown.
3 - 1996 Mar 15 - Lennox Lewis relinquished the title to fight for the WBC world title, IBC title is vacant.
4 - 1996 Nov - Jerry Ballard was either stripped of the title vacated it. IBC title is vacant.
5 - 1999 Jan 30 - Michael Grant relinquished the title to fight for the NABF title, IBC title is vacant
6 - 2003 - Brian Nielsen retired and the IBC title became vacant