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What is an undisputed champion and how many are there in the…

In the world of boxing there are several concepts that are difficult to understand, in LEFT PUNCH We explain to you what a undisputed champion An

What is an undisputed champion and how many are there in the…


In the world of boxing there are several concepts that are difficult to understand, in LEFT PUNCH We explain to you what a undisputed champion And how many are there now? It is one of the greatest distinctions in the sport of fists.

Few boxers make it, but they are remembered for life. It is important not to confuse the terms within the box, because although it is very similar to a unified championis not the same.

What is an undisputed champion?

In the world there are four major bodies that govern boxing matches: World Boxing Council (WBC), World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and the World Boxing Organization (WBO).

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A boxer always starts by winning a world title in his category from one of the aforementioned organizations, then he becomes a unified champion when he obtains two or more world belts in his category.

The great feat comes when the boxer becomes the undisputed champion by obtaining the four world championships of the sanctioning bodies: WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO.

Sometimes the issue of being undisputed champion is questioned because you get an interim, regular or franchise title and not the absolute one. So to be valid, the competitor must be the champion of the organization.

How many are there today?

These are the boxers who are currently undisputed champions of the division:

In history there have been more, but at the moment they are the undisputed champions of today. There are some who have the potential and are even close to achieving it, but they have to defeat the fighters that the other belts in the division have.

Here you can review all the current champions of each division and organization.

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