WBO Light Welterweight Champion

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Light Welterweight champion as recognized by the World Boxing Organization.

  • Also known as Junior Welterweight (IBF/WBO) and Super Lightweight (WBA/WBC).
  • The maximum weight for this division is 140 pounds140 pounds (63.5 kg or 10 stone).

RELATED LINK: WBO Light Welterweight Title Fights

No.
Champion
Reign Began Reign Ended
Defenses
Opponents
1 Hector Camacho 1989 Mar 6 1991 Feb 23 2 2
2 Greg Haugen 1991 Feb 23 1991 May 18 0 0
3 Hector Camacho (2) 1991 May 18 1992 V 0 0
4 Carlos Gonzalez 1992 Jun 29 1993 Jun 7 3 3
5 Zack Padilla 1993 Jun 7 1994 Jul R 4 4
6 Sammy Fuentes 1995 Feb 20 1996 Mar 9 1 1
7 Giovanni Parisi 1996 Mar 9 1998 May 29 5 5
8 Carlos Gonzalez (2) 1998 May 29 1999 May 15 0 0
9 Randall Bailey 1999 May 15 2000 Jul 22 2 2
10 Ener Julio 2000 Jul 22 2001 Jun 25 S 0 0
11 DeMarcus Corley 2001 Jun 30 2003 Jul 12 2 2
12 Zab Judah 2003 Jul 12 2004 V 1 1
13 Miguel Angel Cotto 2004 Sep 11 2006 Oct 27 V 6 6
14 Ricardo Torres 2006 Nov 18 2008 Jul 5 2 2
15 Kendall Holt 2008 Jul 5 2009 Apr 4 1 1
16 Timothy Bradley 2009 Apr 4 2012 Jun 27V 3 3
17 Juan Manuel Marquez 2012 Jun 27 2013 Oct 12 0 0
18 Mike Alvarado 2013 Oct 12 2013 Oct 19 0 0
19 Ruslan Provodnikov 2013 Oct 19 2014 Jun 14 0 0
20 Chris Algieri 2014 Jun 14 2014 Nov 2 V 0 0
21 Terence Crawford 2015 Apr 18 2017 Oct 26 V 6 6
22 Maurice Hooker 2018 Jun 9 2019 Jul 28 2 2
23 Jose Ramirez 2019 Jul 28 2021 May 22 1 1
24 Josh Taylor 2021 May 22 Present 1 1


R - Retired
S - Stripped
V - Vacated