WBO Light Middleweight Champion

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Light Middleweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Organization.

  • 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: WBO Light Middleweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 John David Jackson 1988 Dec 8 1993 Oct 30 V 6 6
2 Verno Phillips 1993 Oct 30 1995 Nov 22 4 3
3 Paul Jones 1995 Nov 22 1996 Feb S 0 0
4 Bronco McKart 1996 Mar 1 1996 May 17 0 0
5 Ronald (Winky) Wright 1996 May 17 1998 Aug 22 3 3
6 Harry Simon 1998 Aug 22 2001 Jul V 4 4
7 Daniel Santos 2002 Mar 16 2005 Dec 3 4 4
8 Serhiy Dzinziruk 2005 Dec 3 2011 Oct S 6 6
9 Zaurbek Baysangurov 2011 Oct 2013 Jun S 2 2
10 Demetrius Andrade 2013 Nov 09 2015 July 31 S 1 1
11 Liam Smith 2015 Oct 10 2016 Sep 17 2 2
12 Saul Alvarez 2016 Sep 17 2017 May V 0 0
13 Miguel Cotto 2017 Aug 02 2017 Dec 02 0 0
14 Sadam Ali 2017 Dec 02 2018 May 12 0 0
15 Jaime Munguia 2018 May 12 2019 Nov 23 V 5 5
16 Patrick Teixeira 2019 Dec 4 2021 Feb 13 0 0
17 Brian Carlos Castano 2021 Feb 13 Present 1 1


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated