Boxing world champions: List of EVERY world champ in the sport, including Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Canelo

BOXING can often be confusing for new fans to follow when there are so many world title belts up for grabs.

From all the different sanctioning bodies, including the WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO, to the Ring Magazine and Lineal titles – the sport's leading figures can often be found making head-scratching decisions.

It would hopeful for us to dream of a time in the future where each division had just ONE champion. But for now reins confusion.

So SunSport have put together a comprehensive list of ALL of boxing's current world titleholders. Strap yourselves in – it's a long old list.

Heavyweight

WBC

  • Tyson Fury

WBA

  • Anthony Joshua (Super)
  • Mahmoud Charr (Regular)

WBO

  • Anthony Joshua

IBF

  • Anthony Joshua

Ring Magazine

  • Tyson Fury

Cruiserweight

WBC

  • Ilunga Makabu

WBA

  • Arsen Goulamirian (Super)
  • Beibut Shumenov (Regular)

WBO

  • Vacant

IBF

  • Mairis Briedis

Ring Magazine

  • Mairis Briedis

Light-heavyweight

WBC

  • Artur Beterbiev

WBA

  • Dimitry Bivol

WBO

  • Vacant

IBF

  • Artur Beterbiev

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

 

Super-middleweight

WBC

  • Vacant

WBA

  • Canelo Alvarez (Super)
  • David Morrell (interim)

WBO

  • Billy Joe Saunders

IBF

  • Caleb Plant

Ring Magazine

  • Canelo Alvarez

Middleweight

WBC

  • Jermell Charlo

WBA

  • Canelo Alvarez (Super)
  • Ryota Murata (Regular)

WBO

  • Demetrius Andrade

IBF

  • Gennady Golovkin

Ring Magazine

  • Canelo Alvarez

Super-welterweight

WBC

  • Jermell Charlo

WBA

  • Jermell Charlo

WBO

  • Patrick Teixeira

IBF

  • Jermell Charlo

Ring Magazine

  • Jermell Charlo

Welterweight

WBC

  • Errol Spence Jr

WBA

  • Manny Pacquiao (Super)
  • Yordenis Ugas (Regular)

WBO

  • Terence Crawford

IBF

  • Errol Spence Jr

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Super-lightweight

WBC

  • Jose Ramirez

WBA

  • Josh Taylor (Super)
  • Mario Barrios (Regular)

WBO

  • Jose Ramirez

IBF

  • Josh Taylor

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Lightweight

WBC

  • Devin Haney
  • Teofimo Lopez (Franchise)

WBA

  • Teofimo Lopez (Super)
  • Gervonta Davis (Regular)

WBO

  • Teofimo Lopez

IBF

  • Teofimo Lopez

Ring Magazine

  • Teofimo Lopez

Super-featherweight

WBC

  • Miguel Berchelt

WBA

  • Gervonta Davis (Super)
  • Rene Alvarado (Regular)

WBO

  • Jamel Herring

IBF

  • Joseph Diaz

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Featherweight

WBC

  • Gary Russell Jr

WBA

  • Leo Santa Cruz (Super)
  • Xu Can (Regular)

WBO

  • Emanuel Navarrete

IBF

  • Josh Warrington

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Super-bantamweight

WBC

  • Luis Nery

WBA

  • Murodjon Akhmadaliev (Super)

WBO

  • Angelo Leo

IBF

  • Murodjon Akhmadaliev

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Bantamweight

WBC

  • Nordine Oubaali

WBA

  • Naoya Inoue (Super)
  • Guillermo Rigondeaux (Regular)

WBO

  • Johnriel Casimero

IBF

  • Naoya Inoue

Ring Magazine

  • Naoya Inoue

Super-flyweight

WBC

  • Juan Estrada

WBA

  • Roman Gonzalez (Super)
  • Joshua Franco (Regular)

WBO

  • Kazuto Ioka

IBF

  • Jerwin Ancajas

Ring Magazine

  • Juan Estrada

Flyweight

WBC

  • Julio Cesar Martinez

WBA

  • Artem Dalakian

WBO

  • Junto Nakatani

IBF

  • Moruti Mthalane

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

Light-flyweight

WBC

  • Kenshiro Teraji

WBA

  • Hiroto Kyoguchi (Super)
  • Carlos Canizales (Regular)

WBO

  • Elwin Soto

IBF

  • Felix Alvarado

Ring Magazine

  • Hiroto Kyoguchi

Mini-flyweight

WBC

  • Waheng Menayothin

WBA

  • Thammanoon Niyomtrong

WBO

  • Wilfredo Mendez

IBF

  • Pedro Taduran

Ring Magazine

  • Vacant

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