WBO Cruiserweight Champion

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Cruiserweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Organization.

  • 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: WBO Cruiserweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Boone Pultz 1989 Dec 3 1990 May 17 0 0
2 Magne Havnaa 1990 May 17 1991 Feb 15 V 2 2
3 Tyrone Booze 1992 Jul 25 1993 Feb 13 1 1
4 Markus Bott 1993 Feb 13 1993 Jun 26 0 0
5 Nestor Hipolito Giovannini 1993 Jun 26 1994 Dec 17 1 1
6 Dariusz Michalczewski 1994 Dec 17 1995 Jan V 0 0
7 Ralf Rocchigiani 1995 Jun 10 1997 Oct 4 6 5
8 Carl Thompson 1997 Oct 4 1999 Mar 27 2 1
9 Johnny Nelson 1999 Mar 27 2006 Sep 22 R 13 13
10 Enzo Maccarinelli 2006 Jul 8 2008 Mar 8 4 4
11 David Haye 2008 Mar 8 2008 Jul 22 V 0 0
12 Victor Emilio Ramirez 2009 Feb 2009 Aug 29 1 1
13 Marco Huck 2009 Aug 29 2015 Aug 14 13 10
14 Krzysztof Glowacki 2015 Aug 14 2016 Sep 17 1 1
15 Oleksandr Usyk 2016 Sep 17 2019 Jun 05V 6 6
16 Mairis Briedis 2019 Jun 15 2019 Nov 25V 0 0
17 Lawrence Okolie 2021 Mar 20 Present 2 2


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated