LIGHTWEIGHT: title now vacant

The title is now to be considered vacant as Devin Haney has achieved a higher WBC status to fight the final WBC Eliminator against Zaur Abdullaev.  

The Committee has now approved a vacant WBC International Championship to take place in Kazakhstan next July 6. 

vacant title bout by


Kazakhstan Barys Arena Nur-Sultan (Astana)      July 6

Viktor Kotochigov vs Jairo Lopez



Undefeated Devin Haney had retained his WBC International Lightweight title with a spectacular knockout in round seven over WBC #20 Antonio Moran of Mexico City.   The Championship on Saturday May 25th at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland (USA).  

The show was staged by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom UK. 

12-Round Lightweight WBC International Championship


Haney and Moran face to face




Former WBC International champions in this weight class

Devin Haney   USA

Hurricane Futa   Japan

Vage Sarukhanyan    Armenia

Sean DODD   Great Britain

Yvan Mendy     France

Luke Campbell     Great Britain

Dejan Zlaticanin     Montenegro

Stephen Wilcox and Michael Gadbois fought a Majority Draw on April 14, 2015 in Toronto for the vacant Silver belt.  Silver belt remained vacant

Sergio  Thompson     Mexico

Matìas Daniél Ferreyra       Argentina

Alisher Rahimov     Uzbekistan

Enrique COLIN Reyes     Mexico

Alì Funeka     South Africa

Zahir Raheem       USAì

Saddam Kiatyongyuth        Thailand

Miguel Angel Gonzalez        Mexico

Ramon Marchena      Mexico

Faustino Barrios      Argentina

Michele Delli Paoli      Italy

Sayan Sanchat      Russia

Marc Rudolph      Germany

Bruno Wartelle      France

Thembinkosi Ntyenene       South Africa

Gert Bo Jacobsen      Denmark

Steve Boyle        Scotland

Michael Ayers      Great Britain

Ljubisa Simic       Serbia

Silvano Usini       Italy