List of WBC female world champions

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The following is a list of WBC female world champions certificated by the World Boxing Council (WBC).

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Stand: June 3, 2020.

r – Champion relinquished title.
s – Champion stripped of title.

On July 30, 2011, Ana María Torres won the first female Diamond Belt by defeating Jackie Nava at Bantamweight.

On October 13, 2012, Ava Knight won the Diamond Belt at Flyweight, decisioning Mariana Juárez. On May 11, 2013, she defended this title against Linda Soto from Mexico by unanimous decision.

On January 14, 2017, Amanda Serrano beat Yazmín Rivas to become the Diamond Champion at Super bantamweight.

On September 30, 2017, Jessica Chávez beat Esmeralda Moreno to win the vacant WBC female Diamond flyweight title.

On September 14, 2018, German Raja Amasheh won the vacant WBC Diamond super flyweight title against Peruvian Linda Laura Lecca.

On April 13, 2019, Claressa Shields won the vacant Diamond middleweight title via UD against Christina Hammer.

Atomweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Thailand.svg Chirawadee Srisuk31 Aug 2007 — 11 Aug 20080
2 Flag of Japan.svg Momo Koseki 11 Aug 2008 — 2018r17
3 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Fabiana Bytyqi 22 Sep 2018 — present2

Strawweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Japan.svg Nanako KikuchiNov 7, 2005 — May 27, 20071
2 Flag of the United States.svg Carina MorenoMay 17, 2007 — Oct 31, 20093
3 Flag of Mexico.svg Anabel Ortiz Oct 31, 2009 — May 8, 20111
4 Flag of Japan.svg Naoko Fujioka May 8, 2011 — 2013r2
5 Flag of Japan.svg Mari AndoDec 14, 2013 — May 17, 20140
6 Flag of Japan.svg Yuko KurokiMay 17, 2014 — Dec 17, 20175
7 Flag of Japan.svg Momo Koseki Dec 17, 2017 — 2018r0
8 Flag of Germany.svg Tina Rupprecht Interim champion promotedJun 16, 2018 — present4

Light flyweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of North Korea.svg Eun Soon ChoiJun 28, 2005 — 2006s0
2 Flag of Thailand.svg Siriporn TaweesukApr 3, 2007 — 2008r3
3 Flag of Japan.svg Naomi Togashi - Interim champion promoted May 2, 2009 — Jun 23, 20127
4 Flag of Mexico.svg Esmeralda Moreno –Jun 23, 2012 — 2015s1
5 Flag of Mexico.svg Ibeth Zamora Silva Mar 3, 2013 — Apr 22, 20178
6 Flag of Mexico.svg Esmeralda Moreno (2)Apr 22, 2017 — Sep 22, 20181
7 Flag of Mexico.svg Yesenia Gómez Sep 22, 2018 — present4

Flyweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Italy.svg Stefania BianchiniAug 7, 2005 — Mar 29, 20084
2 Flag of Italy.svg Simona Galassi Mar 29, 2008 — Mar 11, 20114
3 Flag of Mexico.svg Mariana Juárez Mar 11, 2011 — Oct 13, 2012s7
4 Flag of Hungary.svg Renáta Szebelédi Oct 27, 2012 — May 19, 20130
5 Flag of Japan.svg Shindo GoMay 19, 2013 — Dec 6, 20142
6 Flag of Mexico.svg Arely Muciño Dec 6, 2014 — Sep 19, 20150
7 Flag of Mexico.svg Jessica Chávez Sep 19, 2015 — 2018r6
8 Flag of Mexico.svg Ibeth Zamora Silva May 26, 2018 — present2

Super flyweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of North Korea.svg Myung Ok RyuJun 28, 2005 — 2006r1
2 Flag of Mexico.svg Ana María Torres Oct 7, 2006 — Oct 19, 20071
3 Flag of North Korea.svg Myung Ok Ryu (2)Oct 19, 2007 — 2008r1
4 Flag of Mexico.svg Ana María Torres (2) - Interim champion promoted Aug 30, 2008 — May 17, 2012r11
5 Flag of Mexico.svg Zulina Muñoz Nov 24, 2012 — May 13, 201710
6 Flag of Mexico.svg Guadalupe Martínez Guzmán May 13, 2017 — December 12, 20204
6 Flag of Mexico.svg Lourdes Juárez December 12, 2020 – present0

Bantamweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of North Korea.svg Kwang Ok KimJun 28, 2005 — Jun 7, 2006r2
2 Flag of Denmark.svg Anita Christensen Oct 14, 2006 — 2007r0
3 Flag of Mexico.svg Susana VázquezJun 1, 2007 — 2008s0
4 Flag of Denmark.svg Anita Christensen (2) - Interim champion promotedSep 14, 2007 — Jun 21, 20081
5 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Galina Koleva IvanovaJun 21, 2008 — Oct 5, 20092
6 Flag of Thailand.svg Usanakorn ThawilsuhannawangOct 5, 2009 — Jul 13, 20132
7 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Susie Ramadan Jul 13, 2012 — Oct 25, 20140
8 Flag of Mexico.svg Yazmín Rivas Jun 28, 2014 — Jan 30, 20164
9 Flag of Zambia.svg Catherine Phiri Jan 30, 2016 — Apr 1, 20171
10 Flag of Mexico.svg Mariana Juárez Apr 1, 2017 — October 31, 20209
11 Flag of Mexico.svg Yulihan Luna October 31, 2020 — present0

Super bantamweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Mexico.svg Jackie Nava May 30, 2005 — May 20, 20062
2 Flag of Argentina.svg Alejandra Marina Oliveras May 20, 2006 — Dec 4, 20083
3 Flag of Argentina.svg Marcela Eliana Acuña Dec 4, 2008 — 2010r4
4 Flag of Jamaica.svg Alicia Ashley Jul 23, 2011 — Sep 6, 20143
5 Flag of Mexico.svg Jackie Nava (2) –Sep 6, 2014 — 2015s2
6 Flag of Jamaica.svg Alicia Ashley (2)Oct 29, 2015 — Oct 1, 20160
7 Flag of Kenya.svg Fatuma Zarika Oct 1, 2016 — Nov 16, 20191
8 Flag of Mexico.svg Yamileth Mercado Nov 16, 2019 — present1

Featherweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sharon Anyos Oct 22, 2005 — 2007s1
2 Flag of Germany.svg Ina MenzerMar 8, 2008 — Jul 3, 20106
3 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jeannine Garside Jul 3, 2010 — 2012s0
4 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jelena Mrdjenovich Mar 23, 2012 — Sep 14, 20120
5 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Melissa Hernández Sep 14, 2012 — May 31, 20130
6 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jelena Mrdjenovich (2)May 31, 2013 — Aug 1, 20152
7 Flag of Argentina.svg Edith Soledad Matthysse Aug 1, 2015 — Mar 11, 20160
8 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jelena Mrdjenovich (3)Mar 11, 2016 — Feb 4, 2021v4
9 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Amanda Serrano Feb 4, 2021 — present0

Super featherweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jelena Mrdjenovich Nov 18, 2005 — Apr 9, 20095
2 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Olivia GerulaApr 9, 2009 — Nov 27, 20102
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Frida Wallberg Nov 27, 2010 — Jun 14, 20132
4 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Diana Prazak Jun 14, 2013 — 2015s1
5 Flag of Finland.svg Eva Wahlström Apr 25, 2015 — Feb 8, 20205
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Terri Harper Feb 8, 2020 — present2

Lightweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jessica Rakoczy Jul 21, 2005 — Sep 16, 20050
2 Flag of the United States.svg Eliza OlsonSep 16, 2005 — 2006s0
3 Flag of the United States.svg Ann SaccuratoNov 4, 2006 — 2007r0
4 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jessica Rakoczy (2)Feb 22, 2007 — Sep 27, 20070
5 Flag of the United States.svg Ann Saccurato (2)Sep 27, 2007 — 2008r0
6 Flag of the United States.svg Ann Saccurato (3)Aug 11, 2008 — Aug 6, 20111
7 Flag of Argentina.svg Érica Anabella FaríasAug 6, 2011 — Apr 20, 20148
8 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Delfine Persoon Apr 20, 2014 — Jun 1, 20199
9 Flag of Ireland.svg Katie Taylor Jun 1, 2019 — present3

Super lightweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of the United States.svg Mary Jo Sanders Jul 30, 2005 — 2006s0
2 Flag of France.svg Anne Sophie Mathis Mar 8, 2008 — 2008r0
3 Flag of Argentina.svg Mónica Silvina AcostaJun 19, 2009 — 2013s7
4 Flag of Argentina.svg Alejandra Marina Oliveras Oct 11, 2013 — Nov 16, 20140
5 Flag of Argentina.svg Érica Anabella Farías Nov 16, 2014 — Oct 6, 20184
6 Flag of the United States.svg Jessica McCaskill Oct 6, 2018 — Aug 20202
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chantelle Cameron Oct 4, 2020 — present1

Welterweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of the United States.svg Mary Jo Sanders Feb 3, 2006 — 2006r0
2 Flag of the United States.svg Holly Holm Mar 22, 2007 — 2008r1
3 Flag of Norway.svg Cecilia Braekhus Mar 14, 2009 — Aug 15, 202025
4 Flag of the United States.svg Jessica McCaskill Aug 15, 2020 — present0

Super welterweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Jisselle Salandy Sep 15, 2006 — Jan 4, 2009 (died in a vehicular accident)5
2 Flag of the United States.svg Christy Martin Sep 2, 2009 — 2011s0
3 Flag of the United States.svg Mia St John Aug 14, 2012 — Nov 10, 20120
4 Flag of the United States.svg Tiffany JunotNov 10, 2013 — 2013s0
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Mikaela Laurén Nov 8, 2014 — 2016s3
6 Flag of Poland.svg Ewa Piatkowska Sep 17, 2016 — 2019s2
7 Flag of the United States.svg Claressa Shields Jan 10, 2020 — present0

Middleweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of the United States.svg Yvonne ReisApr 1, 2006 — 2007r0
2 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Ya Nan Jan 26, 2008 — 2010s2
3 Flag of the United States.svg Tori Nelson Jul 29, 2011 — 2012r0
4 Flag of the United States.svg Kali Reis Apr 16, 2016 — Nov 5, 20160
5 Flag of Germany.svg Christina HammerNov 5, 2016 — Apr 13, 20193
6 Flag of the United States.svg Claressa Shields Nov 17, 2018 — present2

Super middleweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of the United States.svg Laila Ali Nov 11, 2006 — 2007s2
2 Flag of Russia.svg Natalya Ragozina Dec 15, 2007 — 2010s4
3 Flag of Germany.svg Nikki Adler Nov 30, 2013 — Aug 4, 20172
4 Flag of the United States.svg Claressa Shields Aug 4, 2017 — 2018s1
5 Flag of the United States.svg Franchon Crews Dezurn Sep 13, 2018 — Jan 11, 20201

Heavyweight

No.NameDuration of reignDefences
1 Flag of the United States.svg Vonda Ward Feb 10, 2007 — 2010r0
2 Flag of the United States.svg Martha Salazar Nov 8, 2014 — Mar 18, 20160
3 Flag of Mexico.svg Alejandra Jiménez Mar 18, 2016 — 2019r2
4 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Hanna Gabriels Apr 17, 2021 —0

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