IBF Light Welterweight Champion

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Light Welterweight champion as recognized by the International Boxing Federation.

  • Also known as Junior Welterweight (IBF/WBO) and Super Lightweight (WBA/WBC).
  • The maximum weight for this division is 140 pounds (63.5 kg or 10 stone).

RELATED LINK: IBF Light Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Aaron Pryor 1984 Jun 22 1985 Dec 9 S 1 1
2 Gary Hinton 1986 Apr 26 1986 Oct 30 0 0
3 Joe Manley 1986 Oct 30 1987 Mar 4 0 0
4 Terry Marsh 1987 Mar 4 1987 Sep 15R 1 1
5 James (Buddy) McGirt 1988 Feb 14 1988 Sep 3 1 1
6 Meldrick Taylor 1988 Sep 3 1990 Mar 17 2 2
7 Julio Cesar Chavez 1990 Mar 17 1991 Apr 22 V 2 2
8 Rafael Pineda 1991 Dec 7 1992 Jul 18 1 1
9 Pernell Whitaker 1992 Jul 18 1993 Mar 6 V 0 0
10 Charles Murray 1993 May 15 1994 Feb 13 2 2
11 Jake Rodriguez 1994 Feb 13 1995 Jan 28 2 2
12 Kostya Tszyu 1995 Jan 28 1997 May 31 5 5
13 Vince Phillips 1997 May 31 1999 Feb 20 3 3
14 Terron Millett 1999 Feb 20 1999 Dec 22 S 1 1
15 Zab Judah 2000 Feb 12 2001 Nov 3 5 5
16 Kostya Tszyu (2) 2001 Nov 3 2005 Jun 4 3 3
17 Ricky Hatton 2005 Jun 4 2006 Mar 29 V 1 1
18 Juan Urango 2006 Jun 30 2007 Jan 20 0 0
19 Ricky Hatton (2) 2007 Jan 20 2007 Feb 9 V 0 0
20 Lovemore N'dou 2007 Feb 4 2007 Jun 16 0 0
21 Paul Malignaggi 2007 Jun 16 2008 Sep 19 V 2 2
22 Juan Urango (2) 2009 Jan 30 2010 Mar 6 1 1
23 Devon Alexander 2010 Mar 6 2010 Oct 22 S 1 1
24 Zab Judah (2) 2011 Mar 5 2011 Jul 23 0 0
25 Amir Khan 2011 Jul 23 2011 Dec 10 0 0
26 Lamont Peterson 2011 Dec 10 2015 Apr 11 3 3
27 Cesar Rene Cuenca 2015 Jul 18 2015 Nov 4 0 0
28 Eduard Troyanovsky 2015 Nov 4 2016 Dec 3 2 2
29 Julius Indongo 2016 Dec 3 2017 Aug 19 1 1
30 Terence Crawford 2017 Aug 19 2017 Aug 30 V 0 0
31 Sergey Lipinets 2017 Nov 04 2018 Mar 10 0 0
32 Mikey Garcia 2018 Mar 10 2018 Apr 15 V 0 0
33 Ivan Baranchyk 2018 Oct 27 2019 May 18 0 0
34 Josh Taylor 2019 May 18 Present 4 4


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated