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Wales' boxing world champions

By Sean Davies

Full list of the Welshmen who have held recognised world titles.

Percy Jones:
*World flyweight champion, 1914
*The weight class was not officially recognised in the USA at this time

Career record - Boxing Records website

Freddie Welsh:
World lightweight champion, 1914-17
Career record - Boxing Records website

Jimmy Wilde:
World flyweight champion, 1916-23
Career record - Boxing Records website

Howard Winstone:
WBC featherweight champion, 1968
Career record - Boxing Records website

Steve Robinson:
WBO featherweight champion, 1993-95
Career record - Boxing Records website

Robbie Regan:
WBO bantamweight champion, 1996
Career record - Boxing Records website

Barry Jones:
WBO super-featherweight champion, 1997
Career record - Boxing Records website

Joe Calzaghe:
WBO super-middleweight champion, 1997-2008, IBF super-middleweight champion, 2006, WBA & WBC super-middleweight champion, 2007-8
Career record - Boxing Records website

Enzo Maccarinelli:
WBO cruiserweight champion, 2006-8
Career record - Boxing Records website

Gavin Rees:
WBA light-welterweight champion 2007-8
Career record - Boxing Records website

Nathan Cleverly:
WBO light-heavyweight champion, 2011-

Career record - Boxing Records website

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see also
Wales' pugilist princes
15 May 09 |  Boxing
Wales' greatest US fight nights
25 Mar 08 |  Boxing
Wales' boxing history in photos
24 May 09 |  Boxing
Boxing & Madison Square Garden
04 Nov 08 |  Boxing
BBC Sport Wales coverage
03 Oct 11 |  Wales


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