List of current men’s boxing world champions as Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk reign as heavyweight kings, while Canelo Alvarez rules the super-middleweights

Boxing is a complicated and convoluted sport with several world champions in each division.

Most observers recognise that we are now in a four-belt era, with the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO all given credibility as legitimate world titles.

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The WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO are recognised as boxing’s four legitimate, major world titlesCredit: Simon Stacpoole/Matchroom

See the full list of the current men’s boxing world champions below…

Heavyweight (200lbs+)

WBA – Oleksandr Usyk

WBCTyson Fury

IBF – Oleksandr Usyk

WBO – Oleksandr Usyk

*Daniel Dubois has the lesser WBA ‘regular’ belt

*Zhilei Zhang has the lesser WBO ‘interim’ belt

Usyk and Fury rule the heavyweight division

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Usyk and Fury rule the heavyweight divisionCredit: Getty

Bridgerweight (224lbs)

WBC – Lukasz Rozanski

The WBC invented the bridgerweight division in 2020, though many deem it unnecessary with none of the other three sanctioning bodies following suit

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The WBC invented the bridgerweight division in 2020, though many deem it unnecessary with none of the other three sanctioning bodies following suitCredit: Lawrence Lustig/BOXXER

Cruiserweight (200lbs)

WBA – Arsen Goulamirian

WBC – Badou Jack

IBF – Jai Opetaia

WBO – Chris Billam-Smith

Billam-Smith is the WBO cruiserweight world champion

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Billam-Smith is the WBO cruiserweight world championCredit: Getty

Light-Heavyweight (175lbs)

WBA – Dmitry Bivol

WBC – Artur Beterbiev

IBF – Artur Beterbiev

WBO – Artur Beterbiev

Beterbiev and Bivol own the belts at light-heavyweight

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Beterbiev and Bivol own the belts at light-heavyweight

Super-Middleweight (168lbs)

WBA – Canelo Alvarez

WBC – Canelo Alvarez

IBF – Canelo Alvarez

WBO – Canelo Alvarez

*David Morrell has the lesser WBA ‘regular’ belt

*David Benavidez has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

Canelo is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO super-middleweight world champion

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Canelo is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO super-middleweight world championCredit: Amanda Westcott/Showtime

Middleweight (160lbs)

WBA – Erislandy Lara

WBC – Jermall Charlo

IBF – Vincenzo Gualtieri

WBO – Janibek Alimkhanuly

*Carlos Adames has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

Jermall Charlo is the WBC middleweight world champion

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Jermall Charlo is the WBC middleweight world championCredit: Leo Wilson/PBC

Super-Welterweight (154lbs)

WBA – Jermell Charlo

WBC – Jermell Charlo

IBF – Jermell Charlo

WBO – Jermell Charlo

*Brian Mendoza has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

*Tim Tszyu has the lesser WBO ‘interim’ belt

Jermell Charlo is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO super-welterweight world champion

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Jermell Charlo is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO super-welterweight world championCredit: Stephanie Trapp/Showtime

Welterweight (147lbs)

WBA – Terence Crawford

WBC – Terence Crawford

IBF – Terence Crawford

WBO – Terence Crawford

*Eimantas Stanionis has the lesser WBA ‘regular’ belt

*Jaron Ennis has the lesser IBF ‘interim’ belt

Crawford is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO welterweight world champion

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Crawford is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO welterweight world championCredit: Getty

Super-Lightweight (140lbs)

WBA – Rolly Romero

WBC – Regis Prograis

IBF – Subriel Matias

WBO – Teofimo Lopez

Lopez is the WBO super-lightweight world champion

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Lopez is the WBO super-lightweight world championCredit: Getty

Lightweight (135lbs)

WBA – Devin Haney

WBC – Devin Haney

IBF – Devin Haney

WBO – Devin Haney

*Gervonta Davis has the lesser WBA ‘regular’ belt

Haney is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO lightweight world champion

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Haney is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO lightweight world championCredit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Super-Featherweight (130lbs)

WBA – Hector Garcia

WBC – O’Shaquie Foster

IBF – Joe Cordina

WBO – Emanuel Navarrete

Garcia holds the WBA belt at super-featherweight

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Garcia holds the WBA belt at super-featherweightCredit: Getty

Featherweight (126lbs)

WBA – Leigh Wood

WBC – Rey Vargas

IBF – Luis Alberto Lopez

WBO – Robeisy Ramirez

*Brandon Figueroa has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

Wood is the WBA featherweight world champion

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Wood is the WBA featherweight world championCredit: Dan Thompson/Matchroom

Super-Bantamweight (122lbs)

WBA – Marlon Tapales

WBC – Naoya Inoue

IBF – Marlon Tapales

WBO – Naoya Inoue

Inoue is the unified WBC and WBO super-bantamweight world champion

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Inoue is the unified WBC and WBO super-bantamweight world championCredit: Naoki Fukuda

Bantamweight (118lbs)

WBA – Takuma Inoue

WBC – Alexandro Santiago

IBF – Emmanuel Rodriguez

WBO – Jason Moloney

Santiago is the WBC bantamweight world champion

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Santiago is the WBC bantamweight world championCredit: Ryan Hafey/PBC

Super-Flyweight (115lbs)

WBA – Kazuto Ioka

WBC – Juan Estrada

IBF – Fernando Martinez

WBO – Junto Nakatani

Estrada is the WBC super-flyweight king

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Estrada is the WBC super-flyweight kingCredit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom

Flyweight (112lbs)

WBA – Artem Dalakian

WBC – Julio Cesar Martinez

IBF – Sunny Edwards

WBO – Jesse Rodriguez

*McWilliams Arroyo has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

Edwards is the IBF flyweight world champion

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Edwards is the IBF flyweight world champion

Light-Flyweight (108lbs)

WBA – Kenshiro Teraji

WBC – Kenshiro Teraji

IBF – Sivenathi Nontshinga

WBO – Jonathan Gonzalez

Kenshiro owns the WBA and WBC belts at light-flyweight

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Kenshiro owns the WBA and WBC belts at light-flyweightCredit: Getty

Minimumweight (105lbs)

WBA – Knockout CP Freshmart (Thammanoon Niyomtrong)

WBC – Petchmanee CP Freshmart (Panya Pradabsri)

IBF – Daniel Valladares

WBO – Oscar Collazo

*Erick Rosa has the lesser WBA ‘regular’ belt

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*Yudai Shigeoka has the lesser WBC ‘interim’ belt

*Ginjiro Shigeoka has the lesser IBF ‘interim’ belt

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