NBA World Light Heavyweight Champion

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Light Heavyweight champion as recognized by the National Boxing Association.

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No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Georges Carpentier 1921 Jul 1 1922 Sep 24 1 1
2 Battling Siki 1922 Sep 24 1923 Mar 17 0 0
3 Mike McTigue 1923 Mar 17 1925 May 30 4 3
4 Paul Berlenbach 1925 May 30 1926 Jul 16 4 4
5 Jack Delaney 1926 Jul 16 1927 Jul 26 V 1 1
6 Jimmy Slattery 1927 Aug 30 1927 Dec 12 0 0
7 Tommy Loughran 1927 Dec 12 1929 Sep 3 V 5 4
8 Maxie Rosenbloom 1930 Sep 1931 Jun 6 S 1 1
9 George Nichols 1932 Mar 18 1932 Dec 17 S 0 0
10 Joe Knight 1933 Feb 28 1933 Mar 1 0 0
11 Bob Godwin 1933 Mar 1 1933 Mar 24 0 0
12 Maxie Rosenbloom (2) 1933 Mar 24 1934 Sep 17 S 2 2
13 Bob Olin 1934 Nov 16 1935 Oct 31 0 0
14 John Henry Lewis 1935 Oct 31 1939 Jun 19 S 5 5
15 Billy Conn 1939 Jul 15 1940 Dec 20 V 3 2
16 Anton Christoforidis 1941 Jan 13 1941 May 22 0 0
17 Gus Lesnevich 1941 May 22 1948 Jul 26 5 3
18 Freddie Mills 1948 Jul 26 1950 Jan 24 0 0
19 Joey Maxim 1950 Jan 24 1952 Dec 17 2 2
20 Archie Moore 1952 Dec 17 1960 Oct 25 S 8 6
21 Harold Johnson 1961 Feb 7 1962 Feb 25 3 3


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated