List of world bantamweight boxing champions

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This is a list of bantamweight boxing champions who are currently recognized by the following boxing organizations:

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World

Reign BeganReign EndedChampionRecognition
1890-06-271891-Abandoned George Dixon World
1894-09-151899-09-01 Retired Jimmy Barry World
1899-09-121900-Abandoned Terry McGovern World
1901-03-181901-Abandoned Harry Harris World
1901-11-111903-08-13 Harry Forbes World
1903-08-131904-10-17 Frankie Neil World
1904-10-171905-10-Vacated (1910-10-17) Joe Bowker World/IBU
1910-10-171912-06-23 Digger Stanley IBU
1912-06-231913-06-24 Charles Ledoux IBU
1913-06-241914-01-31Eddie CampiIBU
Campi lost to Kid Williams for the undisputed title
1905-03-291909-01-29 Jimmy Walsh World
1909-01-291909-02-22 Jimmy Reagan World
1909-02-221910-02-22 Monte Attell World
1910-02-221911-02-27 Frankie Conley World
1911-02-261914-06-09 Johnny Coulon World
1914-06-091917-01-09 Kid Williams World
1917-01-091919-08-15 Pete Herman World
1920-12-221921-07-25 Joe Lynch World
1921-07-251921-09-23 Pete Herman World
1921-09-231922-07-10 Johnny Buff World
1922-07-101924-03-21 Joe Lynch World
1924-03-211924-12-19 Abe Goldstein NYSAC
1924-12-191925-03-20 Eddie 'Cannonball' Martin NYSAC
1925-03-201927-02-04-Vacated Charlie Phil Rosenberg NYSAC
1927-06-241928-01-24-Vacated Bud Taylor NBA
1928-05-231929-01-Vacated Bushy Graham NBA/NYSAC
1929-06-181934-04-16-Stripped Panama Al Brown NYSAC
1935-08-071935-08-26 Sixto Escobar NBA
1935-08-261935-11-15 Louis Salica NBA
1935-11-151939-10-04-Vacated Sixto Escobar NBA
1940-09-241942-08-07 Louis Salica NBA
1942-08-071947-01-06 Manuel Ortiz World
1947-01-061947-03-11 Harold Dade World
1947-03-111950-05-31 Manuel Ortiz World
1950-05-311952-11-15 Vic Toweel World
1952-11-151954-05-02-Retired Jimmy Carruthers World
1954-09-191954-12-20 / 1956-06-29 Robert Cohen World /EBU-NYSAC
1955-03-091957-06-15 Raúl Macías NBA
1956-06-291957-04-01 Mario D'Agata EBU-NYSAC
1957-04-011959-07-08 Alphonse Halimi World
1959-07-081960-08-30-Retired Jose Becerra World
1960-11-181963-04-04 Eder Jofre World

WBC

Title inaugurated
1963-04-041965-05-18 Flag of Brazil.svg Eder Jofre WBC
1965-05-181968-02-27 Flag of Japan.svg Fighting Harada WBC
1968-02-271969-08-22 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lionel Rose WBC
1969-08-221970-10-16 Flag of Mexico.svg Rubén Olivares WBC
1970-10-161971-04-02 Flag of Mexico.svg Chucho Castillo WBC
1971-04-021972-03-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Rubén Olivares WBC
1972-03-191972-07-29 Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Herrera WBC
1972-07-291973-Stripped Flag of Panama.svg Enrique Pinder WBC
1973-04-141974-12-07 Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Herrera WBC
1974-12-071976-05-08 Flag of Mexico.svg Rodolfo Martínez WBC
1976-05-081979-06-03 Flag of Mexico.svg Carlos Zarate WBC
1979-06-031982-06-03-Vacated Flag of Mexico.svg Lupe Pintor WBC
1983-09-011984-05-26-Vacated Flag of the United States.svg Alberto Davila WBC
1985-05-041985-08-09 Flag of Mexico.svg Daniel Zaragoza WBC
1985-08-091988-10-29 Flag of Colombia.svg Miguel Lora WBC
1988-10-291991-02-25 Flag of Mexico.svg Raúl Pérez WBC
1991-02-251991-09-19 Flag of the United States.svg Greg Richardson WBC
1991-09-191992-09-17 Flag of Japan.svg Joichiro Tatsuyoshi WBC
1992-09-171993-03-28 Flag of Mexico.svg Victor Rabanales WBC
1993-03-281993-12-23 Flag of South Korea.svg Jung-Il Byun WBC
1993-12-231995-07-30 Flag of Japan.svg Yasuei Yakushiji WBC
1995-07-301997-01-Vacated Flag of Ireland.svg Wayne McCullough WBC
1997-011997-11-22 Flag of Thailand.svg Sirimongkol Singwangcha WBC
1997-11-221998-12-29 Flag of Japan.svg Joichiro Tatsuyoshi WBC
1998-12-292005-04-16 Flag of Thailand.svg Veeraphol Sahaprom WBC
2005-04-162010-04-30 Flag of Japan.svg Hozumi Hasegawa WBC
2010-04-302011-02-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Fernando Montiel WBC
2011-02-192011-10-Vacated Flag of the Philippines.svg Nonito Donaire WBC
2011-11-062017-08-15 Flag of Japan.svg Shinsuke Yamanaka WBC
2017-08-152018-02-28 Stripped Flag of Mexico.svg Luis Nery WBC
2019-01-192021-05-29 Flag of France.svg Nordine Oubaali WBC
2021-05-29 Flag of the Philippines.svg Nonito Donaire WBC

WBA

Title inaugurated
1963-04-041965-05-18 Flag of Brazil.svg Eder Jofre WBA
1965-05-181968-02-27 Flag of Japan.svg Fighting Harada WBA
1968-02-271969-08-22 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lionel Rose WBA
1969-08-221970-10-16 Flag of Mexico.svg Rubén Olivares WBA
1970-10-161971-04-02 Flag of Mexico.svg Chucho Castillo WBA
1971-04-021972-03-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Rubén Olivares WBA
1972-03-191972-07-29 Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Herrera WBA
1972-07-291973-01-20 Flag of Panama.svg Enrique Pinder WBA
1973-01-201973-11-03 Flag of Mexico.svg Romeo Anaya WBA
1973-11-031974-07-03 Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Arnold Taylor WBA
1974-07-031975-03-14 Flag of South Korea.svg Soo-Hwan Hong WBA
1975-03-141977-11-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Alfonso Zamora WBA
1977-11-191980-08-29 Flag of Panama.svg Jorge Luján WBA
1980-08-291980-11-14 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Julian Solís WBA
1980-11-141984-04-07 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff Chandler WBA
1984-04-071986-03-10 Flag of the United States.svg Richie Sandoval WBA
1986-03-101986-06-04 Flag of the United States.svg Gaby Canizales WBA
1986-06-041987-02-03-Vacated Flag of Venezuela.svg Bernardo Pinango WBA
1987-03-291987-05-24 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Muguruma WBA
1987-05-241987-10-04 Flag of South Korea.svg Chan-Yong Park WBA
1987-10-041988-05-09 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Wilfredo Vazquez WBA
1988-05-091988-08-14 Flag of Thailand.svg Khaokor Galaxy WBA
1988-08-141989-07-09 Flag of South Korea.svg Sung-Kil Moon WBA
1989-07-091989-10-18 Flag of Thailand.svg Khaokor Galaxy WBA
1989-10-181991-10-19 Flag of the Philippines.svg Luisito Espinosa WBA
1991-10-191992-03-15 Flag of Venezuela.svg Israel Contreras WBA
1992-03-151992-10-09 Flag of the United States.svg Eddie Cook WBA
1992-10-091993-10-23 Flag of Colombia.svg Jorge Eliecer Julio WBA
1993-10-231994-04-22 Flag of the United States.svg Junior Jones WBA
1994-04-221994-07-16 Flag of the United States.svg John Michael Johnson WBA
1994-07-161995-09-17 Flag of Thailand.svg Daorung Chuvatana WBA
1995-09-171996-01-28 Flag of Thailand.svg Veeraphol Sahaprom WBA
1996-01-281996-10-27 Flag of Ghana.svg Nana Konadu WBA
1996-10-271997-06-21 Flag of Thailand.svg Daorung Chuvatana WBA
1997-06-211998-12-05 Flag of Ghana.svg Nana Konadu WBA
1998-12-051999-06-26 Flag of the United States.svg Johnny Tapia WBA
1999-06-262001-08-07-Stripped Flag of the United States.svg Paulie Ayala WBA
2001-10-142002-04-19 Flag of Venezuela.svg Eidy Moya WBA
2002-04-192004-10-11-Retired Flag of Denmark.svg Johnny Bredahl WBA
2005-02-262008-05-31 Flag of Ukraine.svg Wladimir Sidorenko WBA
2008-05-312010-11-19 Flag of Panama.svg Anselmo Moreno WBA
2010-11-192014-09-26 Flag of Panama.svg Anselmo Moreno WBA Super Champion
2010-12-262013-12-06-Vacated Flag of Japan.svg Koki Kameda WBA Regular Champion
2014-05-312018-05-25 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jamie McDonnell WBA Regular Champion
2014-09-262016-06-18 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Juan Carlos Payano WBA Super Champion
2016-06-182017-02-10 Flag of the United States.svg Rau'shee Warren WBA Super Champion
2017-02-102017-21-10 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Zhanat Zhakiyanov WBA Super Champion
2017-10-212018-11-03 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ryan Burnett WBA Super Champion
2018-05-252019-11-07 Flag of Japan.svg Naoya Inoue WBA Regular Champion
2018-11-032019-11-07 Flag of the Philippines.svg Nonito Donaire WBA Super Champion
2019-11-07present Flag of Japan.svg Naoya Inoue WBA Super Champion
2020-02-08present Flag of Cuba.svg Guillermo Rigondeaux WBA Regular Champion

IBF

Title inaugurated
1984-04-151985-04-26 Flag of Japan.svg Satoshi Shingaki IBF
1985-04-261987-Vacated Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jeff Fenech IBF
1987-05-151988-07-09 Flag of the United States.svg Kelvin Seabrooks IBF
1988-07-091994-10-15-Vacated Flag of the United States.svg Orlando Canizales IBF
1995-01-211995-04-29 Flag of Colombia.svg Harold Mestre IBF
1995-04-291997-07-19 Flag of South Africa.svg Mbulelo Botile IBF
1997-07-192003-02-15 Flag of the United States.svg Tim Austin IBF
2003-02-152007-03-16-Vacated Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Márquez IBF
2007-07-072007-09-27 Flag of Nicaragua.svg Luis Alberto Pérez IBF
2007-09-272009-10-30 Flag of Ghana.svg Joseph Agbeko IBF
2009-10-302010-12-11 Flag of Colombia.svg Yonnhy Perez IBF
2010-12-112011-08-13 Flag of Ghana.svg Joseph Agbeko IBF
2011-08-132012-02-09-Vacated Flag of Mexico.svg Abner Mares IBF
2012-06-022013-02-12-Vacated Flag of Mexico.svg Leo Santa Cruz IBF
2013-05-112013-10-18-Stripped Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jamie McDonnell IBF
2013-12-212014-06-07 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Stuart Hall IBF
2014-06-072014-07-02-Vacated Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paul Butler IBF
2014-10-252015-11-20-Stripped Flag of the United States.svg Randy Caballero IBF
2015-11-202017-06-10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lee Haskins IBF
2017-06-102018-02-18 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ryan Burnett IBF
2018-05-052019-05-18 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Emmanuel Rodríguez IBF
2019-05-18present Flag of Japan.svg Naoya Inoue IBF

WBO

Title inaugurated
1989-02-031990-09-02-Vacated Flag of Venezuela.svg Israel Contreras WBO
1991-03-121991-06-30 Flag of the United States.svg Gaby Canizales WBO
1991-06-301992-05-13 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Duke McKenzie WBO
1992-05-131994-07-30 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Rafael del Valle WBO
1994-07-301995-10-21 Flag of Ghana.svg Alfred Kotey WBO
1995-10-211996-04-26 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Daniel Jimenez WBO
1996-04-261996-Vacated Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robbie Regan WBO
1997-07-282000-01-08 Flag of Colombia.svg Jorge Julio Rocha WBO
2000-01-082000-05-06-Vacated Flag of the United States.svg Johnny Tapia WBO
2000-09-042002-03-15 Flag of Panama.svg Mauricio Martínez WBO
2002-03-152004-05-07 Flag of Mexico.svg Cruz Carbajal WBO
2004-05-072005-10-29 Flag of Thailand.svg Ratanachai Sor Vorapin WBO
2005-10-292007-08-11 Flag of Mexico.svg Jhonny González WBO
2007-08-112009-04-25-Vacated Flag of the Philippines.svg Gerry Peñalosa WBO
2009-04-252011-02-19 Flag of Mexico.svg Fernando Montiel WBO
2011-02-192011-11-Vacated Flag of the Philippines.svg Nonito Donaire WBO
2011-11-262012-08-Vacated Flag of Mexico.svg Jorge Arce WBO
2012-10-202013-03-02 Flag of Thailand.svg Pungluang Sor Singyu WBO
2013-03-022013-08-01 Flag of Namibia.svg Paulus Ambunda WBO
2013-08-012015-04-23 Flag of Japan.svg Tomoki Kameda WBO
2015-08-072016-07-27 Flag of Thailand.svg Pungluang Sor Singyu WBO
2016-07-272017-06-22-Stripped Flag of the Philippines.svg Marlon Tapales WBO
2017-06-262019-11-30 Flag of South Africa.svg Zolani Tete WBO
2019-11-30present Flag of the Philippines.svg Johnriel Casimero WBO

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