WBA Light Middleweight Champion

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Light Middleweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Association.

  • Also known as Junior Middleweight (IBF/WBO) and Super Welterweight (WBA/WBC).
  • The maximum weight for this division is 154 pounds (69.9 kg or 11 stone).

RELATED LINK: WBA Light Middleweight Title Fights

Primary Championship Lineage

  • Every Super champion is the primary champion.
  • A Regular champion is a primary champion only if Super, Undisputed and Unified is vacant.
  • A Unified champion is a primary champion only if Super is vacant.
  • Not every Regular or Unified champion gets promoted to Super if it is vacant.
  • Not every Regular champion gets to fight for the vacant Super title.
  • A Regular or Unified champion that is considered the primary champion is relegated to secondary champion if Super gets occupied.
No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Denny Moyer 1962 Oct 20 1963 Apr 29 1 1
2 Ralph Dupas 1963 Apr 29 1963 Sep 7 1 1
3 Sandro Mazzinghi 1963 Sep 7 1965 Jun 18 3 3
4 Nino Benvenuti 1965 Jun 18 1966 Jun 25 1 1
5 Ki Soo Kim 1966 Jun 25 1968 May 26 2 2
6 Sandro Mazzinghi (2) 1968 May 26 1968 Oct 28 S 1 1
7 Freddie Little 1969 Mar 17 1970 Jul 9 2 2
8 Carmelo Bossi 1970 Jul 9 1971 Oct 31 1 1
9 Koichi Wajima 1971 Oct 31 1974 Jun 4 6 5
10 Oscar Albarado 1974 Jun 4 1975 Jan 21 1 1
11 Koichi Wajima (2) 1975 Jan 21 1975 Jun 7 0 0
12 Jae Doo Yuh 1975 Jun 7 1976 Feb 17 1 1
13 Koichi Wajima (3) 1976 Feb 17 1976 May 18 0 0
14 Jose Duran 1976 May 18 1976 Oct 8 0 0
15 Miguel Angel Castellini 1976 Oct 8 1977 Mar 5 0 0
16 Eddie Gazo 1977 Mar 5 1978 Aug 9 3 3
17 Masashi Kudo 1978 Aug 9 1979 Oct 24 3 2
18 Ayub Kalule 1979 Oct 24 1981 Jun 25 4 4
19 Sugar Ray Leonard 1981 Jun 25 1981 Sep 22 V 0 0
20 Tadashi Mihara 1981 Nov 7 1982 Feb 2 0 0
21 Davey Moore 1982 Feb 2 1983 Jun 16 3 3
22 Roberto Duran 1983 Jun 16 1984 Jun 15 S 0 0
23 Mike McCallum 1984 Oct 19 1987 Aug V 6 6
24 Julian Jackson 1987 Nov 21 1990 Nov 24 V 3 3
25 Gilbert Dele 1991 Feb 23 1991 Oct 1 1 1
26 Vinny Pazienza 1991 Oct 1 1992 Oct 14 V 0 0
27 Julio Cesar Vasquez 1992 Dec 21 1995 Mar 4 10 10
28 Pernell Whitaker 1995 Mar 4 1995 Mar 8 V 0 0
29 Carl Daniels 1995 Jun 16 1995 Dec 16 0 0
30 Julio Cesar Vasquez (2) 1995 Dec 16 1996 Aug 21 0 0
31 Laurent Boudouani 1996 Aug 21 1999 Mar 6 4 3
32 David Reid 1999 Mar 6 2000 Mar 3 2 2
33 Felix Trinidad 2000 Mar 3 2001 May 12 V 2 2
34 Fernando Vargas 2001 Sep 22 2002 Sep 14 0 0
35 Oscar De La Hoya 2002 Sep 14 2003 Sep 13 1 1
36 Shane Mosley 2003 Sep 13 2004 Mar 13 0 0
37 Ronald (Winky) Wright 2004 Mar 13 2005 Mar 20 V 1 1
38 Travis Simms 2005 Mar 20 2005 Jun 5 S 0 0
39 Alejandro Garcia 2005 Jul 18 2006 May 6 1 1
40 Jose Antonio Rivera 2006 May 6 2007 Jan 6 0 0
41 Travis Simms (2) 2007 Jan 6 2007 Jul 7 0 0
42 Joachim Alcine 2007 Jul 7 2008 Jul 11 1 1
43 Daniel Santos 2008 Jul 11 2009 Nov 14 0 0
44 Yuri Foreman 2009 Nov 14 2010 Jun 5 0 0
45 Miguel Angel Cotto 2010 Jun 5 2012 May 5 2 2
46 Floyd Mayweather Jr. 2012 May 5 2016 Jan 19 R 0 0
47 Erislandy Lara 2016 Jan 19 2018 Apr 7 3 3
48 Jarrett Hurd 2018 Apr 7 2019 May 11 1 1
49 Julian Williams 2019 May 11 2020 Jan 18 0 0
50 Jeison Rosario 2020 Jan 18 2020 Sep 26 0 0
51 Jermell Charlo 2020 Sep 26 Present 2 1


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated
RG - Relegated to secondary champion