List of boxing quadruple champions

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A quadruple champion in boxing refers to a boxer who has won world titles in four different categories of weight.

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Recognition

Major sanctioning bodies

There is some dispute on which sanctioning body is considered "major" enough to award championships. The "Big 4" sanctioning bodies are always included. They are arranged in order of foundation:

The Ring

The Ring , boxing's most respected magazine, has awarded world championships in professional boxing within each weight class from its foundation in 1922 until the 1990s, and again since 2001. The Ring champions were at one point held the linear reign to the throne, the man who beat the man. The lineal champion is also known as the true champion of the division. The Ring stopped giving belts to world champions in the 1990s but began again in 2002.

In 2002, The Ring attempted to clear up the confusion regarding world champions by creating a championship policy. It echoed many critics' arguments that the sanctioning bodies in charge of boxing championships had undermined the sport by pitting undeserving contenders against undeserving "champions", and forcing the boxing public to see mismatches for so-called "world championships". The Ring attempted to clear up the confusion regarding world champions by creating a championship policy that is "intended to reward fighters who, by satisfying rigid criteria, can justify a claim as the true and only world champion in a given weight class." The Ring claims to be more authoritative and open than the sanctioning bodies' rankings, with a page devoted to full explanations for ranking changes. A fighter pays no sanctioning fees to defend or fight for the title at stake, contrary to practices of the sanctioning bodies. Furthermore, a fighter cannot be stripped of the title unless he loses, decides to move to a different weight division, or retires.

There are currently only two ways that a boxer can win The Ring's title: defeat the reigning champion; or win a box-off between the magazine's number-one and number-two rated contenders (or, sometimes, number-one and number-three rated). A vacant Ring championship is filled when the number-one contender in a weight-division battles the number-two contender or the number-three contender (in cases where The Ring determines that the number-two and number-three contenders are close in abilities and records).

In May 2012, citing the number of vacancies in various weight classes as primary motivation, The Ring unveiled a new championship policy. Under the new policy, The Ring title can be awarded when the No. 1 and No. 2 fighters face one another or when the Nos. 1 and 2 contenders choose not to fight one another and either of them fights No. 3, No. 4 or No. 5, the winner may be awarded The Ring belt. In addition, there are now six ways for a fighter to lose his title: lose a fight in his championship weight class; move to another weight class; not schedule a fight in any weight class for 18 months; not schedule a fight in his championship weight class for 18 months, even if fighting at another weight class; not scheduling a fight with a top 5 contender in any weight class for two years; or retiring.

Many media outlets and members are extremely critical of the new championship policy and state that if this new policy is followed The Ring title will lose the credibility it once held.

Lineal

The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB) hands out the official version of the lineal championship. TBRB awards vacant championships when the two top-ranked fighters in any division meet and currently recognizes legitimate world champions or "true champions" each weight classes. The Board was formed to continue where The Ring "left off" in the aftermath of its purchase by Golden Boy Promotions in 2007 and the following dismissal of Nigel Collins. After the new editors announced a controversial new championship policy in May 2012, three prominent members of the Ring Advisory Panel resigned. This three members (Springs Toledo, Cliff Rold and Tim Starks) became the founding members of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, which was formed over the summer of 2012 with the assistance of Stewart Howe of England.

Since 2012, lineal champions are predetermined by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, which promotes the concept of a singular world champion per weight class. [1] Lineal champions are listed on Cyber Boxing Zone website which list lineal champions of the Queensberry Era to date. [2]

Minor sanctioning bodies

They are: International Boxing Organization (IBO), World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF), International Boxing Association (IBA), International Boxing Council (IBC), International Boxing Board (IBB), International Boxing League (IBL), International Boxing Union (IBU), Global Boxing Association (GBA), Global Boxing Council (GBC), Global Boxing Federation GBF, Global Boxing Organization (GBO), Global Boxing Union (GBU), National Boxing Association (NBA), Transcontinental World Boxing Association (TWBA), Universal Boxing Association (UBA), Universal Boxing Council (UBC), Universal Boxing Federation (UBF), Universal Boxing Organization (UBO), UNIBOX, United States Boxing Council (USBC), World Athletic Association (WAA), World Boxing Board (WBB), World Boxing Championship Committee (WBCC), World Boxing Foundation (WBFo), World Boxing Institute (WBI), World Boxing League (WBL), World Boxing Network (WBN), World Boxing Union (WBU).

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List of men's quadruple champions

This list is credited for boxers who have won championships in boxing from major sanctioning bodies (WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO), The Ring.

WBA has four recognized world champions, Super, Undisputed, Unified and Regular. The highest tier title is considered the primary champion of the division. Only boxers who are in the primary champion lineage are listed.

The ranking of WBA's primary champions are as follows:

Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame
World Titles from The Ring
WBARegular Champion
denotes that the WBASuper, Undisputed and Unified is vacant/vacated during his title reign.
No.NameTitlesDateOpponentResultDefenses
1 Thomas Hearns 2.jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Thomas Hearns [3]
WBA Welterweight (147)1980-08-02 Flag of Mexico.svg Pipino Cuevas TKO 2/153
WBC Light middleweight (154)1982-12-03 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Wilfred Benítez TKO 2/153
The Ring Light middleweight (154)3
WBC Light heavyweight (175)1987-03-07 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dennis Andries TKO 10/120
WBC Middleweight (160)1987-10-29 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Domingo Roldán KO 4/120
WBA Light heavyweight (175)1991-03-06 Flag of the United States.svg Virgil Hill UD 12/120
2 Sugar Ray Leonard.jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Ray Charles Leonard [4]
WBC Welterweight (147) 1979-11-30 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Wilfred Benítez TKO 15/151
The Ring Welterweight (147)1
WBC Welterweight (147) (2) 1980-11-25 Flag of Panama.svg Roberto Durán TKO 8/153
The Ring Welterweight (147) (2)3
WBA Light middleweight (154)1981-06-25 Flag of Uganda.svg Ayub Kalule TKO 9/150
The Ring Light middleweight (154)0
WBA Welterweight (147) 1981-09-16 Flag of the United States.svg Thomas Hearns TKO 14/151
WBC Middleweight (160) 1987-04-06 Flag of the United States.svg Marvin Hagler SD 12/120
The Ring Middleweight (160)0
WBC Super middleweight (168) 1988-11-07 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Don Lalonde TKO 9/122
3 Roberto-Duran-1994 (cropped).png
Flag of Panama.svg Roberto Durán [5]
WBA Lightweight (135)1972-06-26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ken Buchanan TKO 13/1512
The Ring Lightweight (135)12
WBC Lightweight (135)1978-01-21 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Esteban de Jesús TKO 12/150
WBC Welterweight (147) 1980-06-20 Flag of the United States.svg Ray Charles Leonard UD 15/150
The Ring Welterweight (147)0
WBA Light middleweight (154)1983-06-16 Flag of the United States.svg Davey Moore TKO 8/150
WBC Middleweight (160)1989-02-24 Flag of the United States.svg Iran Barkley SD 12/120
4 Flag of the United States.svg Pernell Whitaker [6] IBF Lightweight (135)1989-02-18 Flag of the United States.svg Greg Haugen UD 12/128
WBC Lightweight (135)1989-08-20 Flag of Mexico.svg José Luis Ramírez UD 12/126
The Ring Lightweight (135)0
WBA Lightweight (135)1990-08-11 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Juan Nazario KO 1/123
IBF Light welterweight (140)1992-07-18 Flag of Colombia.svg Rafael Pineda UD 12/120
WBC Welterweight (147) 1993-03-06 Flag of the United States.svg James McGirt UD 12/128
WBA Light middleweight (154) 1995-03-04 Flag of Argentina.svg Julio César Vásquez UD 12/120
5 Oscar De La Hoya at Morongo Casino.jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Oscar De La Hoya [7]
WBO Super featherweight (130)1994-03-05 Flag of Denmark.svg Jimmy Bredahl TKO 10/121
WBO Lightweight (135)1995-02-18 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg John-John Molina UD 12/126
IBF Lightweight (135) 1995-05-06 Flag of the United States.svg Rafael Ruelas TKO 2/120
WBC Light welterweight (140) 1996-06-07 Flag of Mexico.svg Julio César Chávez TKO 4/121
WBC Welterweight (147) 1997-04-12 Flag of the United States.svg Pernell Whitaker UD 12/127
6 Flag of Venezuela.svg Leo Gámez [8] WBA Mini flyweight (105)1988-01-10 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Bong JunUD 12/121
WBA Light flyweight (108)1993-10-21 Flag of Japan.svg Shiro YahiroTKO 9/123
WBA Flyweight (112)1999-03-13 Flag of Argentina.svg Hugo Rafael Soto KO 3/120
WBA Super flyweight (115)2000-10-09 Flag of Japan.svg Hideki Todaka KO 7/120
7 Rou Jones Jr..jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Roy Jones Jr. [9]
IBF Middleweight (160) 1993-05-22 Flag of the United States.svg Bernard Hopkins UD 12/121
IBF Super middleweight (168) 1993-10-21 Flag of the United States.svg James Toney UD 12/125
WBCinterim Light heavyweight (175), later promoted to official champion.1997-03Promoted0
WBC Light heavyweight (175) (2) 1997-08-07 Flag of the United States.svg Montell Griffin KO 1/120
WBC Light heavyweight (175) (3)1998-06Reinstated11
WBA Light heavyweight (175), later promoted to inaugural Super champion;
Status changed to Unified champion on WBA's official rankings.
1998-07-18 Flag of the United States.svg Lou Del Valle UD 12/125
Super
2000-12
Super
3
Unified
2002-08-05
Unified
1
IBF Light heavyweight (175)1999-06-05 Flag of the United States.svg Reggie Johnson UD 12/127
The Ring Light heavyweight (175)2001Awarded3
WBA Heavyweight (200+) 2003-03-01 Flag of the United States.svg John Ruiz UD 12/120
WBA (Unified) Light heavyweight (175) (2) 2003-11-08 Flag of the United States.svg Antonio Tarver UD 12/120
WBC Light heavyweight (175) (4)0
8 Floyd Mayweather jr weigh-in.jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Floyd Mayweather Jr. [10]
WBC Super featherweight (130)1998-10-03 Flag of the United States.svg Genaro Hernandez RTD 8/128
WBC Lightweight (135)2002-04-20 Flag of Mexico.svg José Luis Castillo UD 12/123
The Ring Lightweight (135)3
WBC Light welterweight (140) 2005-06-25 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Arturo Gatti TKO 6/120
IBF Welterweight (147) 2006-04-08 Flag of the United States.svg Zab Judah UD 12/120
WBC Welterweight (147) 2006-11-04 Flag of Argentina.svg Carlos Baldomir UD 12/121
The Ring Welterweight (147)1
WBC Welterweight (147) (2) 2011-12-17 Flag of the United States.svg Victor Ortiz UD 12/125
The Ring Welterweight (147) (2) 2013-05-04 Flag of the United States.svg Robert Guerrero UD 12/124
WBA (Unified) Welterweight (147) 2014-05-03 Flag of Argentina.svg Marcos Maidana MD 12/123
WBO Welterweight (147) 2015-05-02 Flag of the Philippines.svg Manny Pacquiao UD 12/120
9 Manny Pacquiao weigh-in.jpg
Flag of the Philippines.svg Manny Pacquiao [11]
WBC Flyweight (112)1998-12-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Chatchai Sasakul KO 8/121
IBF Super bantamweight (122) 2001-06-23 Flag of South Africa.svg Lehlohonolo Ledwaba KO 6/124
The Ring Featherweight (126)2003-11-15 Flag of Mexico.svg Marco Antonio Barrera TKO 11/122
WBC Super featherweight (130) 2008-03-15 Flag of Mexico.svg Juan Manuel Márquez SD 12/120
The Ring Super featherweight (130)0
10 Erik Morales.jpg
Flag of Mexico.svg Érik Morales [12]
WBC Super bantamweight (122)1997-09-06 Flag of Mexico.svg Daniel Zaragoza KO 11/129
WBO Super bantamweight (122) 2000-02-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Marco Antonio Barrera SD 12/120
WBC Featherweight (126)2001-02-17 Flag of Mexico.svg Guty Espadas Jr. UD 12/121
WBC Featherweight (126) (2)2002-11-16 Flag of Mexico.svg Paulie Ayala UD 12/122
WBC Super featherweight (130)2004-02-28 Flag of Mexico.svg Jesus Chavez UD 12/121
IBF Super featherweight (130)2004-07-31 Flag of the United States.svg Carlos Hernández UD 12/120
WBC Light welterweight (140) 2011-09-17 Flag of Mexico.svg Pablo Cesar Cano TKO 10/120
11 Flag of Mexico.svg Jorge Arce [13] WBO Light flyweight (108)1998-12-05 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Domingo CordobaUD 12/121
WBC Light flyweight (108)2002-07-06 Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Yo-sam TKO 6/127
WBO Super flyweight (115)2010-01-30 Flag of Indonesia.svg Angky Angkotta TD 7/120
WBO Super bantamweight (122) 2011-05-07 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr. TKO 12/121
WBO Bantamweight (118)2011-11-26 Flag of Indonesia.svg Angky AngkottaUD 12/120
12 Juan Manuel Marquez 2012.jpg
Flag of Mexico.svg Juan Manuel Márquez [14]
IBF Featherweight (126)2003-02-01 Flag of Mexico.svg Manuel Medina TKO 7/124
WBA (Unified) Featherweight (126)2003-11-01 Flag of the United States.svg Derrick Gainer TD 7/123
WBOinterim Featherweight (126), later promoted to official champion. [15] 2006-12-06Promoted0
WBC Super featherweight (130)2007-03-17 Flag of Mexico.svg Marco Antonio Barrera UD 12/121
The Ring Lightweight (135) 2008-09-13 Flag of Cuba.svg Joel Casamayor TKO 11/123
WBA (Super) Lightweight (135) 2009-02-28 Flag of the United States.svg Juan Díaz TKO 9/122
WBO Lightweight (135)2
WBOinterim Light welterweight (140), later promoted to official champion. [16] 2012-06-28Promoted0
13 Nonito Donaire 2011.jpg
Flag of the Philippines.svg Nonito Donaire [17]
IBF Flyweight (112)2007-07-07 Flag of Armenia.svg Vic Darchinyan TKO 5/123
WBC Bantamweight (118) 2011-02-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Fernando Montiel KO 2/121
WBO Bantamweight (118)1
WBO Super bantamweight (122) 2012-02-04 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Wilfredo Vázquez, Jr. SD 12/123
IBF Super bantamweight (122)2012-07-07 Flag of South Africa.svg Jeffrey Mathebula UD 12/120
The Ring Super bantamweight (122)2012-10-13 Flag of Japan.svg Toshiaki Nishioka TKO 9/121
WBA (Undisputed) Featherweight (126)2014-05-31 Flag of South Africa.svg Simpiwe Vetyeka TD 5/120
WBO Super bantamweight (122) (2)2015-12-11 Flag of Mexico.svg Cesar JuarezUD 12/121
WBA (Super) Bantamweight (118)2018-11-03 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ryan Burnett RTD 4/121
WBC Bantamweight (118) (2)2021-05-29 Flag of France.svg Nordine Oubaali KO 4/120
14 Miguel Cotto.jpg
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Miguel Cotto [18]
WBO Light welterweight (140)2004-09-11 Flag of Brazil.svg Kelson Pinto TKO 6/126
WBA (Regular) Welterweight (147)2006-12-02 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Carlos Quintana RTD 5/124
WBO Welterweight (147)2009-02-21 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Michael Jennings TKO 5/121
WBA (Regular) Light middleweight (154), later promoted to Super champion. [19] Regular
2010-06-05
Flag of Israel.svg Yuri Foreman TKO 9/12Regular
0
Super
2010-11-24
Super
2
WBC Middleweight (160)2014-06-07 Flag of Argentina.svg Sergio Martinez RTD 9/121
The Ring Middleweight (160)1
WBO Light middleweight (154)2017-08-26 Flag of Japan.svg Yoshihiro Kamegai UD 12/120
15 Adrien Broner 2011.jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Adrien Broner [20]
WBO Super featherweight (130)2011-11-26 Flag of Argentina.svg Vicente Martín Rodríguez KO 3/121
WBC Lightweight (135)2012-11-17 Flag of Mexico.svg Antonio DeMarco TKO 8/121
WBA (Regular) Welterweight (147) 2013-06-22 Flag of the United States.svg Paulie Malignaggi SD 12/120
WBA (Regular) Light welterweight (140), later promoted to Super champion. [21] Regular
2015-10-03
Flag of Russia.svg Khabib Allakhverdiev TKO 12/12Regular
0
Super
2015-11-05
Super
0
16 Rgelchoc.jpg
Flag of Nicaragua.svg Román González [22]
WBA Mini flyweight (105)2008-09-15 Flag of Japan.svg Yutaka Niida TKO 4/121
WBAinterim Light flyweight (108) later promoted to Regular champion. [23]
Later promoted to Super champion. [24]
Regular
2011-02-05
PromotedRegular
5
Super
2012-11-30
Super
0
WBC Flyweight (112)2014-09-05 Flag of Japan.svg Akira Yaegashi TKO 9/124
The Ring Flyweight (112)4
WBC Super flyweight (115)2016-09-11 Flag of Mexico.svg Carlos Cuadras UD 12/120
WBA (Super) Super flyweight (115)2020-02-29 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kal Yafai TKO 9/121
17 Miguel Angel Garcia, Feb. 2014 (1).jpg
Flag of the United States.svg Mikey Garcia [25]
WBO Featherweight (126)2013-01-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Orlando Salido TD 9/120
The Ring Featherweight (126)0
WBO Super featherweight (130)2013-11-09 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Román Martínez KO 8/121
WBC Lightweight (135)2017-01-28 Flag of Montenegro.svg Dejan Zlatičanin KO 3/121
IBF Light welterweight (140)2018-03-20 Flag of Russia.svg Sergey Lipinets UD 12/120
IBF Lightweight (135)2018-07-28 Flag of the United States.svg Robert Easter Jr. UD 12/120
18 Donnie Nietes 2019 (cropped).jpg
Flag of the Philippines.svg Donnie Nietes [26]
WBO Mini flyweight (105)2007-09-07 Flag of Thailand.svg Pornsawan Porpramook UD 12/124
WBO Light flyweight (108)2011-10-08 Flag of Mexico.svg Ramón García Hirales UD 12/129
The Ring Light flyweight (108)2014-05-10 Flag of Mexico.svg Moisés Fuentes TKO 9/125
IBF Flyweight (112)2018-04-29 Flag of Thailand.svg Komgrich Nantapech UD 12/121
WBO Super flyweight (115)2018-12-31 Flag of Japan.svg Kazuto Ioka SD 12/120
19
Flag of Japan.svg Kazuto Ioka [27]
WBC Mini flyweight (105)2011-02-11 Flag of Thailand.svg Oleydong Sithsamerchai TKO 5/123
WBA Mini flyweight (105)2012-06-20 Flag of Japan.svg Akira Yaegashi UD 12/120
WBA (Regular) Light flyweight (108)Regular
2012-12-31
Flag of Mexico.svg José Alfredo Rodríguez TKO 6/12Regular
3
Regular
2014-01-14
Regular
0
WBA (Regular) Flyweight (112)Regular
2015-04-22
Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Carlos Reveco MD 12/12Regular
3
Regular
2016-09-14
Regular
2
WBO Super flyweight (115)2019-06-19 Flag of the Philippines.svg Aston Palicte TKO 10/122
20
Flag of Mexico.svg Léo Santa Cruz [28]
IBF Bantamweight (118)2012-06-02 Flag of South Africa.svg Vusi Malinga UD 12/123
WBC Super bantamweight (122)2014-08-24 Flag of Mexico.svg Victor Terrazas TKO 3/124
WBA (Super) Featherweight (126)2015-08-29 Flag of Mexico.svg Abner Mares MD 12/121
WBA (Super) Featherweight (126) – (2)2016-07-30 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Carl Frampton MD 12/123
WBA (Super) Super featherweight (130) 2019-11-23 Flag of the United States.svg Miguel Flores UD 12/120
21 Saul Alvarez.png
Flag of Mexico.svg Canelo Álvarez [29]
WBC Light middleweight (154) 2011-03-05 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Matthew Hatton UD 12/126
The Ring Light middleweight (154)2013-04-20 Flag of the United States.svg Austin Trout UD 12/120
WBC Middleweight (160) 2015-11-21 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Miguel Cotto UD 12/121
The Ring Middleweight (160)2
WBO Light middleweight (154)2016-09-17 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam Smith KO 9/120
WBA (Super) Middleweight (160) 2018-09-15 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Gennady Golovkin MD 12/121
WBC Middleweight (160) (2)1
The Ring Middleweight (160) (2)1
IBF Middleweight (160)2019-05-04 Flag of the United States.svg Daniel Jacobs UD 12/120
WBO Light heavyweight (175) 2019-11-02 Flag of Russia.svg Sergey Kovalev KO 11/120
WBA (Super) Super middleweight (168)2020-12-19 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Callum Smith UD 12/122
WBC Super middleweight (168)2
The Ring Super middleweight (168)2
WBO Super middleweight (168) 2021-05-08 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Billy Joe Saunders RTD 8/120

Note

List of women’s quadruple champion

The following is a list of women’s quadruple champions who have held titles from one or more of the "Big Four" organizations (WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO) and The Ring.

World Titles from The Ring
No.NameTitlesDateOpponentResultDefenses
1 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Amanda Serrano [34] IBF Super featherweight (130)2011-09-10 Flag of the United States.svg Kimberly Connor TKO 2/100
WBO Lightweight (135)2014-08-15 Flag of Argentina.svg Maria Elena Maderna KO 6/100
WBO Featherweight (126)2016-02-16 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Olivia GerulaTKO 1/101
WBO Super bantamweight (118)2016-10-18 Flag of Hungary.svg Alexandra LázárTKO 5/102
WBO Featherweight (126) – (2)2019-09-13 Flag of the United States.svg Heather Hardy UD 10/101
WBCinterim Featherweight (126), later promoted to official champion. [35] 2021-02-04Promoted1
2 Flag of Japan.svg Naoko Fujioka [36] WBC Mini flyweight (105)2011-05-08 Flag of Mexico.svg Anabel Ortiz RTD 8/102
WBA Super flyweight (115)2013-11-13 Flag of Japan.svg Naoko YamaguchiUD 10/101
WBO Bantamweight (118)2015-10-19 Flag of South Korea.svg Hee Jung YuhUD 10/101
WBA Flyweight (112)2017-03-13 Flag of Mexico.svg Isabel MillanTKO 10/103

Note

Only four division champion in the original eight weight classes

In the entire history of boxing, only Manny Pacquiao has successfully conquered four divisions in the Original Eight weight classes.

World Titles from The Ring
No.NameTitlesDateOpponentResultDefenses
1 Manny Pacquiao weigh-in.jpg
Flag of the Philippines.svg Manny Pacquiao [37]
WBC Flyweight (112)1998-12-04 Flag of Thailand.svg Chatchai Sasakul KO 8/121
The Ring Featherweight (126)2003-11-15 Flag of Mexico.svg Marco Antonio Barrera TKO 11/122
WBC Lightweight (135) 2008-06-28 Flag of the United States.svg David Díaz TKO 9/120
WBO Welterweight (147) 2009-11-14 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Miguel Cotto TKO 12/123
WBO Welterweight (147) (2) 2014-04-12 Flag of the United States.svg Timothy Bradley UD 12/121
WBO Welterweight (147) (3) 2016-11-05 Flag of the United States.svg Jessie Vargas UD 12/120
WBA (Super) Welterweight (147) 2019-07-20 Flag of the United States.svg Keith Thurman SD 12/120

Note

Quadruple champions that won titles in other multiple divisions

Some fighters of this group or club were not sastified to win just the incredible milestone of championships in four different weight divisions but to reach immortality in five, six and/or seven other different divisions or categories. The multiple champions who won titles in:

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Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao has competed in professional boxing since 1995. Regarded by many boxing historians as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time, Pacquiao is the only boxer in history to win twelve major world titles in eight different weight divisions. He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in five different weight divisions, as well as being the first boxer in history to win major world titles in four of the original eight weight divisions of boxing, also known as the "glamour divisions": flyweight, featherweight, lightweight and welterweight.

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