List of Current World Boxing Champions 2022, Boxing champions list, world heavyweight boxing champions, boxing rankings, WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO.
List of the current heavyweight world champions. In the history of professional boxing, there have been world champions at least since John L. Sullivan in the late 19th century. The World Boxing Association (WBA), formerly known as the National Boxing Association (NBA), sanctioned its inaugural title fight in 1921 between Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier for the world heavyweight championship, becoming the first of the current organizations to confer a world title.
List of Current World Boxing Champions 2022
|Heavyweight||Tyson Fury||Oleksandr Usyk||Oleksandr Usyk||Oleksandr Usyk||Oleksandr Usyk|
|Cruiserweight/Jr. Heavyweight||Iilunga Makabu||Arsen Goulamirian||Jai Opetaia||Lawrence Okolie||Jack Massey|
|Light Heavyweight||Artur Beterbiev||Dmitry Bivol||Artur Beterbiev||Artur Beterbiev||Vacant|
|Super Middleweight||Canelo Alvarez||Canelo Alvarez||Canelo Alvarez||Canelo Alvarez||Lerrone Richards|
|Middleweight||Jermall Charlo||Gennadiy Golovkin||Gennadiy Golovkin||Demetrius Andrade||Gennadiy Golovkin|
|Super Welterweight/Jr. Middleweight||Jermell Charlo||Jermell Charlo||Jermell Charlo||Jermell Charlo||Vacant|
|Welterweight||Errol Spence||Errol Spence||Errol Spence||Terence Crawford||Daniyar Yeleussinov|
|Super Lightweight/Jr. Welterweight||Vacant||Alberto Puello||Josh Taylor||Josh Taylor||Alejandro Meneses|
|Lightweight||Devin Haney||Devin Haney||Devin Haney||Devin Haney||Maxi Hughes|
|Super Featherweight/Jr. Lightweight||Shakur Stevenson||Hector Garcia||Joe Cordina||Shakur Stevenson||Michael Magnesi|
|Featherweight||Rey Vargas||Leo Santa Cruz||Josh Warrington||Emanuel Navarrete||Vacant|
|Super Bantamweight/Jr. Featherweight||Stephen Fulton||M. Akhmadaliev||M. Akhmadaliev||Stephen Fulton||Vacant|
|Bantamweight||Naoya Inoue||Naoya Inoue||Naoya Inoue||Paul Butler||Vacant|
|Super Flyweight/Jr. Bantamweight||Juan Francisco Estrada||Joshua Franco||Fernando Martinez||Kazuto Ioka||Vacant|
|Flyweight||Julio Cesar Martinez||Artem Dalakian||Sunny Edwards||Junto Nakatani||Vacant|
|Junior Flyweight/Light Flyweight||Kenshiro Teraji||Hiroto Kyoguchi||VACANT||Jonathan Gonzalez||Vacant|
|Minimumweight/Mini-Flyweight||Panya Pradabsri||Thammanoon Niyomtrong||Daniel Valladares||Masataka Taniguchi||Ayanda Ndulani|
List of Current World Boxing Champions 2022 Professional boxing today has four main sanctioning organizations. The World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), International Boxing Federation (IBF), and World Boxing Organization (WBO) all acknowledge each other’s rankings and championship unification rules as part of their official rules and regulations.
Each of these organizations confers world championships and authorizes and controls championship matches. In 1922, the American boxing publication The Ring started recognizing world champions.
List of Current World Boxing Champions 2022 There are 18 different weight categories. Boxers must not weigh more than the top limit to compete in their respective divisions. Manny Pacquiao is the first boxer in history to have won world titles in all eight weight classes, more than any other competitor.