WBC Cruiserweight Champion

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Cruiserweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Council.

  • Also known as Junior Heavyweight and Lighter-heavyweight
  • The maximum weight for this division is 200 pounds (90.9 kg or 14 stone 4 lbs).

RELATED LINK: WBC Cruiserweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Marvin Camel 1980 Mar 31 1980 Nov 25 0 0
2 Carlos De Leon 1980 Nov 25 1982 Jun 27 1 1
3 S.T. Gordon 1982 Jun 27 1983 Jul 17 1 1
4 Carlos De Leon (2) 1983 Jul 17 1985 Jun 6 3 3
5 Alfonso Ratliff 1985 Jun 6 1985 Sep 21 0 0
6 Bernard Benton 1985 Sep 21 1986 Mar 22 0 0
7 Carlos De Leon (3) 1986 Mar 22 1988 Apr 9 4 4
8 Evander Holyfield 1988 Apr 9 1988 Apr 9 V 0 0
9 Carlos De Leon (4) 1989 May 17 1990 Jul 27 1 1
10 Massimiliano Duran 1990 Jul 27 1991 Jul 20 1 1
11 Anaclet Wamba 1991 Jul 20 1994 Dec 30 R 7 7
12 Marcelo Fabian Dominguez 1996 May 25 1998 Feb 21 3 3
13 Juan Carlos Gomez 1998 Feb 21 2002 Feb 19 V 10 10
14 Wayne Braithwaite 2002 Oct 11 2005 Apr 2 3 3
15 Jean-Marc Mormeck 2005 Apr 2 2006 Jan 7 0 0
16 O'Neil Bell 2006 Jan 7 2007 Mar 17 0 0
17 Jean-Marc Mormeck (2) 2007 Mar 17 2007 Nov 10 0 0
18 David Haye 2007 Nov 10 2008 May 12 V 1 1
19 Giacobbe Fragomeni 2008 Oct 24 2009 Nov 21 1 1
20 Zsolt Erdei 2009 Nov 21 2010 Jan 13 V 0 0
21 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk 2010 May 15 2014 Sep 27 6 5
22 Grigory Drozd 2014 Sep 27 2016 Mar 16 R 1 1
23 Tony Bellew 2016 May 29 2017 Mar 29 V 1 1
24 Mairis Briedis 2017 Apr 01 2018 Jan 28 1 1
25 Oleksandr Usyk 2018 Jan 28 2019 Jun 4 V 2 2
26 Ilunga Makabu 2020 Jan 31 Present 0 0


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated