IBO Heavyweight Champion

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Heavyweight champion as recognized by the International Boxing Organization.

  • 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: IBO Heavyweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Pinklon Thomas 1992 Nov 14 1993 Jan 29 V 0 0
2 Lionel Butler 1993 Feb 23 1994 V 0 0
3 Danell Nicholson 1994 Aug 4 1994 Oct V 0 0
4 Jimmy Thunder 1994 Oct 29 1995 Jul V 2 2
5 Brian Nielsen 1996 Jan 12 1999 Sep S 5 5
6 Lennox Lewis 1999 Nov 13 2001 Apr 22 3 3
7 Hasim Rahman 2001 Apr 22 2001 Nov 17 0 0
8 Lennox Lewis (2) 2001 Nov 17 2004 Feb 6 R 2 2
9 Wladimir Klitschko 2006 Apr 22 2015 Nov 28 18 17
10 Tyson Fury 2015 Nov 28 2016 Oct 12 V 0 0
11 Anthony Joshua 2017 Apr 29 2019 Jun 1 3 3
12 Andy Ruiz Jr. 2019 Jun 1 2019 Dec 7 0 0
13 Anthony Joshua (2) 2019 Dec 7 2021 Sep 25 1 1
14 Oleksandr Usyk 2021 Sep 25 Present 1 1



R - Retired S - Stripped V - Vacated