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Boxing champions list

Oleksandr Usyk, above, is the new undisputed heavyweight champion after defeating Tyson Fury by split-decision to unify all four major titles. Richard Pelham/Getty Images

With 17 weight classes in boxing and four major sanctioning bodies that bestow world titles, keeping track of who holds each of the belts can be difficult -- especially when there are sometimes multiple titlists in each organization because of interim and secondary belts.

To make it easier for boxing fans, below is a quick reference chart of who holds each of the titles in the four organizations

To check the top 10 fighters in each division, visit ESPN's divisional rankings.

For a list of the best fighters regardless of weight class, check ESPN's pound-for-pound rankings.


Heavyweight (Unlimited)

WBO: Oleksandr Usyk*

IBF: Oleksandr Usyk**

WBA: Oleksandr Usyk***

WBC: Oleksandr Usyk

*Joseph Parker is the WBO interim heavyweight champion

**Daniel Dubois is the IBF interim heavyweight champion

***Mahmoud Charr is the WBA "regular" heavyweight champion


Cruiserweight (200 lbs.)

WBO: Chris Billam-Smith

IBF: Vacant

WBA: Gilberto Ramirez

WBC: Norair Mikaeljan


Light heavyweight (175 lbs.)

WBO: Artur Beterbiev

IBF: Artur Beterbiev

WBA: Dmitry Bivol

WBC: Artur Beterbiev


Super middleweight (168 lbs.)

WBO: Canelo Alvarez

IBF: Canelo Alvarez

WBA: Canelo Alvarez*

WBC: Canelo Alvarez**

*David Morrell is the WBA "regular" super middleweight champion

**David Benavidez is the WBC interim super middleweight champion


Middleweight (160 lbs.)

WBO: Janibek Alimkhanuly

IBF: Janibek Alimkhanuly

WBA: Erislandy Lara

WBC: Carlos Adames


Junior middleweight (154 lbs.)

WBO: Sebastian Fundora

IBF: Bakhram Murtazaliev

WBA: Israil Madrimov*

WBC: Sebastian Fundora**

*Jermell Charlo is the WBA "super" junior middleweight champion in recess

**Jermell Charlo is the WBC junior middleweight champion in recess. Serhii Bohachuk is the WBC interim junior middleweight champion


Welterweight (147 lbs.)

WBO: Terence Crawford*

IBF: Jaron Ennis

WBA: Terence Crawford**

WBC: Vacant***

*Brian Norman Jr. is the WBO interim welterweight champion

**Eimantas Stanionis is the WBA "regular" welterweight champion

***Terence Crawford is the WBC welterweight champion in recess. Mario Barrios is the WBC interim welterweight champion


Junior welterweight (140 lbs.)

WBO: Teofimo Lopez Jr.

IBF: Subriel Matias

WBA: Isaac Cruz*

WBC: Devin Haney

*Ismael Barroso is the WBA interim junior welterweight champion


Lightweight (135 lbs.)

WBO: Denys Berinchyk

IBF: Vasiliy Lomachenko

WBA: Gervonta Davis

WBC: Shakur Stevenson


Junior lightweight (130 lbs.)

WBO: Emanuel Navarrete*

IBF: Anthony Cacace

WBA: Lamont Roach

WBC: O'Shaquie Foster

*Oscar Valdez is the WBO interim junior lightweight champion


Featherweight (126 lbs.)

WBO: Rafael Espinoza

IBF: Luis Alberto Lopez

WBA: Nick Ball

WBC: Rey Vargas*

*Brandon Figueroa is the WBC interim featherweight champion


Junior featherweight (122 lbs.)

WBO: Naoya Inoue

IBF: Naoya Inoue

WBA: Naoya Inoue

WBC: Naoya Inoue


Bantamweight (118 lbs.)

WBO: Yoshiki Takei

IBF: Emmanuel Rodriguez

WBA: Takuma Inoue

WBC: Junto Nakatani


Junior bantamweight (115 lbs.)

WBO: Kosei Tanaka

IBF: Fernando Martinez

WBA: Kazuto Ioka

WBC: Juan Francisco Estrada*

*Pedro Guevara is the WBC interim junior bantamweight champion


Flyweight (112 lbs.)

WBO: Vacant

IBF: Vacant

WBA: Seigo Yuri Akui

WBC: Vacant


Junior flyweight (108 lbs.)

WBO: Jonathan Gonzalez

IBF: Sivenathi Nontshinga

WBA: Vacant

WBC: Vacant


Strawweight (105 lbs.)

WBO: Oscar Collazo

IBF: Ginjiro Shigeoka

WBA: Knockout CP Freshmart

WBC: Yudai Shigeoka