WBA Super Middleweight Champion

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Super Middleweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Association.

  • Also known as Junior Light Heavyweight
  • The maximum weight for this division is 168 pounds (76.2 kg or 12 stone).

RELATED LINK: WBA Super 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 Chong-Pal Park 1987 Dec 6 1988 May 23 1 1
2 Fulgencio Obelmejias 1988 May 23 1989 May 28 0 0
3 In-Chul Baek 1989 May 28 1990 Mar 30 2 2
4 Christophe Tiozzo 1990 Mar 30 1991 Apr 5 2 2
5 Victor Cordoba 1991 Apr 5 1992 Sep 12 1 1
6 Michael Nunn 1992 Sep 12 1994 Feb 26 4 4
7 Steve Little 1994 Feb 26 1994 Aug 12 0 0
8 Frankie Liles 1994 Aug 12 1999 Jun 12 7 7
9 Byron Mitchell 1999 Jun 12 2000 Apr 8 1 1
10 Bruno Girard 2000 Apr 8 2001 Mar 3 1 1
11 Byron Mitchell (2) 2001 Mar 3 2003 Mar 15 2 2
12 Sven Ottke 2003 Mar 15 2004 Mar 27 R 4 4
13 Anthony Mundine 2004 Mar 27 2004 May 5 0 0
14 Manny Siaca 2004 May 5 2004 Nov 12 0 0
15 Mikkel Kessler 2004 Nov 12 2007 Nov 3 4 4
16 Joe Calzaghe 2007 Nov 3 2008 Sep 26 V 0 0
17 Mikkel Kessler (2) 2008 Oct 3 2009 Nov 21 2 2
18 Andre Ward 2009 Nov 21 2015 Nov 12 V 6 6
19 Fedor Chudinov 2015 Nov 12 2016 Feb 20 0 0
20 Felix Sturm 2016 Feb 20 2016 Oct 5 V 0 0
21 Giovanni De Carolis 2016 Oct 5 2016 Nov 5 0 0
22 Tyron Zeuge 2016 Nov 5 2017 May 27 RG 1 1
23 George Groves 2017 May 27 2018 Sep 28 2 2
24 Callum Smith 2018 Sep 28 2020 Dec 19 2 2
25 Saul Alvarez 2020 Dec 19 Present 4 4


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