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The World Boxing Federation (WBF), originally established in 1988 in the USA. It crowns male and female world, international and intercontinental champions and regional champions.

  • President: Howard Goldberg (South Africa)
  • Executive Director: Chris Rösen (Germany +4915751053960)


History

Evander Holyfield won the WBF heavyweight title in 2009

The World Boxing Federation was originally established in early 1988 in Bristol, Tenneessee (USA) by its founder and inaugral president Larry Carrier, who was popular as the owner of the Bristol International Raceway. Being successful in a multitude of sports enterprises, Carrier had noted the failures of the existing autocratic sanctioning bodies and that gave the impetus to establish the World Boxing Federation.

In the following year, the WBF held its first championship bouts and Carrier passed on the presidency of the organization to Ron Scalf, who had been his partner from the start. In 2005, Carrier passed away at the age of 82 after a long illness, though his influence on the sport of boxing is still felt to this day.

Under Ron Scalf, the organization blossomed and the WBF grew into a global sanctioning body and held title bouts all over the world. The 90ies was without a doubt a most successful decade for the WBF so far and laid the foundation for its good reputation.

In 2003, Scalf resigned as president and the organization faced troubled times. From 2003 to 2004, Londoner Jonathan Feld tried to rescue the sanctioning body and acted as its president from England. However, despite huge efforts, he was ultimately not successful and forced to step down when the original WBF company was finally dissolved.

After a five-year interregnum period, during which an obscure private entity used the letter acronym to sanction boxing bouts, by the end of 2009, the World Boxing Federation was finally re-established under its original name as a non-profit sports organization properly registered in the state of Luxembourg. South African Howard Goldberg, from Cape Town, an experienced boxing administrator for many years, assumed the position of president, with former president Ron Scalf lending his support for the first half year in the position as vice president.

Links

Asia Pacific Title

Website dedicated to the Asia Pacific title of the World Boxing Federation: http://www.wbfasia.com/

CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Cruiserweight Vacant N/A Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Vacant N/A N/A
Super Middleweight Vacant N/A N/A
Middleweight Vacant N/A N/A
Light Middleweight Do Hyuk Kim 2017 Dec 10 Title Lineage Title Fights
Welterweight Seung Ho Lee 2018 Dec 16 Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Welterweight Vacant N/A N/A
Lightweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Qingfan Sun 2019 Oct 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Agus Kustiawan 2016 Feb 2 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight Seong Yeong Yang 2019 Oct 19 Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Kenny Demecillo 2015 Sept 26 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Vacant N/A N/A
Flyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Arnold Garde 2017 Mar 12 Title Lineage Title Fights

Eurasia Title

Website dedicated to the Eurasia title of the World Boxing Federation: http://worldboxingfederation.net/wbfregionalchampions.htm

CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Cruiserweight Vacant N/A Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Musa Yamak 2019 Oct26 N/A N/A
Super Middleweight Dimitar Tilev 2019 Dec14 N/A N/A
Middleweight Vacant N/A N/A
Light Middleweight Leonarde de Stefano 2019 Dec14 Title Lineage [[WBF
Welterweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Welterweight Luizim Ismaili 202 1Apr14 N/A N/A
Lightweight Younes Zarraa 2019 Dec14 Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight [[Vacant] Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Vacant N/A N/A
Flyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights

Interim Eurasia Title

Website dedicated to the Eurasia title of the World Boxing Federation: http://worldboxingfederation.net/wbfregionalchampions.htm

CURRENT TITLE HOLDERS
Weight Class Champion Date Won Title Lineage Title Fights
Heavyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Cruiserweight Vacant N/A Title Fights
Light Heavyweight Benjamin Gavazi 2019 Dec 14 N/A N/A
Super Middleweight Vacant N/A N/A
Middleweight Vacant N/A N/A
Light Middleweight Vacant Title Lineage [[WBF
Welterweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Welterweight Vacant N/A N/A
Lightweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Featherweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Featherweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Bantamweight [[Vacant] Title Lineage Title Fights
Bantamweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Super Flyweight Vacant N/A N/A
Flyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights
Light Flyweight Vacant Title Lineage Title Fights