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Women's boxing champions list

Claressa Shields has won titles in three different weight classes and she's the current undisputed junior middleweight champion, and the unified middleweight champion. Mark Brown/Getty Images

Women's boxing is divided between 17 weight classes, from heavyweight to atomweight. The four major sanctioning bodies, WBO, IBF, WBA and WBC have champions in most of the divisions and to make it easier for boxing fans, below is a chart of who holds each of the titles and secondary belts.

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


Heavyweight (Weight limit varies)

WBO: N/A

IBF (over 175 lbs.): Vacant

WBA: N/A

WBC (over 168 lbs.): Hanna Gabriels


Light heavyweight (Weight limit varies)

WBO (175 lbs.): Vacant

IBF (175 lbs.): Vacant

WBA (over 175 lbs.): Hanna Gabriels

WBC: N/A


Super middleweight (168 lbs.)

WBO: Franchon Crews Dezurn

IBF: Elin Cederroos

WBA: Elin Cederroos

WBC: Franchon Crews Dezurn


Middleweight (160 lbs.)

WBO: Savannah Marshall

IBF: Claressa Shields

WBA: Claressa Shields

WBC: Claressa Shields


Junior middleweight (154 lbs.)

WBO: Natasha Jonas

IBF: Vacant

WBA: Hannah Rankin*

WBC: Patricia Berghult

*Hanna Gabriels is the WBA "regular" junior middleweight champion, and Raquel Miller is the WBA interim junior middleweight champion


Welterweight (147 lbs.)

WBO: Jessica McCaskill

IBF: Jessica McCaskill

WBA: Jessica McCaskill

WBC: Jessica McCaskill


Junior welterweight (140 lbs.)

WBO: Vacant

IBF: Chantelle Cameron

WBA: Kali Reis

WBC: Chantelle Cameron


Lightweight (135 lbs.)

WBO: Katie Taylor

IBF: Katie Taylor

WBA: Katie Taylor

WBC: Katie Taylor


Junior lightweight (130 lbs.)

WBO: Mikaela Mayer

IBF: Mikaela Mayer

WBA: Hyun Mi Choi

WBC: Alycia Baumgardner


Featherweight (126 lbs.)

WBO: Amanda Serrano

IBF: Sarah Mahfoud

WBA: Erika Cruz

WBC: Amanda Serrano


Junior featherweight (122 lbs.)

WBO: Segolene Lefebrve

IBF: Vacant

WBA: Mayerlin Rivas

WBC: Yamileth Mercado*

*Rachel Ball is the WBC interim junior featherweight champion


Bantamweight (118 lbs.)

WBO: Dina Thorslund

IBF: Ebanie Bridges

WBA: Jamie Mitchell

WBC: Yulihan Luna*

*Tatyana Zrazhevskaya is the WBC interim bantamweight champion


Junior bantamweight (115 lbs.)

WBO: Miyo Yoshida

IBF: Micaela Lujan

WBA: Maribel Ramirez

WBC: Lourdes Juarez*

*Sonia Osorio is the WBC interim junior bantamweight champion


Flyweight (112 lbs.)

WBO: Debora Anahi Lopez

IBF: Leonela Yudica

WBA: Naoko Fujioka*

WBC: Marlen Esparza

*Eva Guzman is the WBA interim flyweight champion


Junior flyweight (108 lbs.)

WBO: Vacant

IBF: Evelyn Bermudez

WBA: Yesica Yolanda Bopp*

WBC: Yesenia Gomez**

*Maria Guadalupe Bautista is the WBA "regular" junior flyweight champion, and Jessica Nery Plata is the WBA interim junior flyweight champion

**Kenia Enriquez is the WBC interim junior flyweight champion


Strawweight (105 lbs.)

WBO: Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi

IBF: Yokasta Valle

WBA: Seniesa Estrada

WBC: Tina Rupprecht


Atomweight (102 lbs.)

WBO: Nanae Suzuki

IBF: Ayaka Miyao

WBA: Monserrat Alarcon

WBC: Fabiana Bytyqi*

*Louisa Hawton is the WBC interim atomweight champion