IBF Lightweight Champion

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Lightweight champion as recognized by the International Boxing Federation.

  • The maximum weight for this division is 135 pounds (61.2 kg or 9 stone 9 lbs).
  • One of the traditional eight divisions.

RELATED LINK: IBF Lightweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Charlie Brown 1984 Jan 30 1984 Apr 15 0 0
2 Harry Arroyo 1984 Apr 15 1985 Apr 6 2 2
3 Jimmy Paul 1985 Apr 6 1986 Dec 5 3 3
4 Greg Haugen 1986 Dec 5 1987 Jun 7 0 0
5 Vinny Pazienza 1987 Jun 7 1988 Feb 6 0 0
6 Greg Haugen (2) 1988 Feb 6 1989 Feb 18 2 2
7 Pernell Whitaker 1989 Feb 18 1992 Feb 28 V 8 8
8 Freddie Pendleton 1993 Jan 10 1994 Feb 19 1 1
9 Rafael Ruelas 1994 Feb 19 1995 May 6 2 2
10 Oscar De La Hoya 1995 May 6 1995 Jul 12 V 0 0
11 Philip Holiday 1995 Aug 19 1997 Aug 2 6 6
12 Shane Mosley 1997 Aug 2 1999 May 13 V 8 8
13 Paul Spadafora 1999 Aug 20 2003 Jun 26 V 8 8
14 Javier Jauregui 2003 Nov 22 2004 May 13 0 0
15 Julio Diaz 2004 May 13 2005 Mar 1 V 0 0
16 Leavander Johnson 2005 Jun 17 2005 Sep 17 0 0
17 Jesus Chavez 2005 Sep 17 2007 Feb 3 0 0
18 Julio Diaz (2) 2007 Feb 3 2007 Oct 13 0 0
19 Juan Diaz 2007 Oct 13 2008 Mar 8 0 0
20 Nate Campbell 2008 Mar 8 2009 Feb 13 S 0 0
21 Miguel Vazquez 2010 Aug 14 2014 Sep 13 6 6
22 Mickey Bey 2014 Sep 13 2015 Jun 25 V 0 0
23 Rances Barthelemy 2015 Dec 18 2016 Jun 16 V 1 1
24 Robert Easter Jr. 2016 Sep 9 2018 Jul 28 3 3
25 Mikey Garcia 2018 Jul 28 2018 Oct 30 V 0 0
26 Richard Commey 2019 Feb 2 2019 Dec 14 0 0
27 Teofimo Lopez 2019 Dec 14 2021 Nov 27 1 1
28 George Kambosos Jnr 2021 Nov 27 2022 Jun 5 0 0
29 Devin Haney 2022 Jun 5 Present 0 0


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated