Official logo of the International Boxing Association (IBA)
|Purpose||Boxing sanctioning organization|
The International Boxing Association (IBA) is an organization that sanctions professional boxing matches and awards world and inter-continental championships all over the world. The organization is considered to be one of the applicable organizations in boxing. IBA have a rich history of big fights and champions.
The IBA was founded in the 1990s by Dean Chance, a former Major League Baseball pitcher. It has gained acclaim with its titles having been held by a number of notable boxers.
In June 2017 the organization announced its relaunch under the leadership of Jean-Christophe Courreges.
Some notable IBA champions include:
The IBA became a pioneer among sanctioning organizations in the early 2000s when it began recognizing women's champions at the world level.
As of March 1, 2021:
|Weight class:||Champion:||Reign began:||Days|
|Junior flyweight (108 lbs)||vacant|
|Flyweight (112 lbs)||Nico Hernandez (USA)||19 May 2018||1017|
|Junior bantamweight (115 lbs)||vacant|
|Bantamweight (118 lbs)||Otto “El Tractor” Gamez (VEN)||27 Nov 2018|
|Junior featherweight (122 lbs)||vacant|
|Featherweight (126 lbs)||Ongen "The Hawk" Saknosiwi (INA)||17 Nov 2019|
|Junior lightweight (130 lbs)||Lauryn Eagle (AUS)|
|Lightweight (135 lbs)||vacant|
|Junior welterweight (140 lbs)||Daud "Cino" Yordan (INA)|
|Welterweight (147 lbs)||vacant|
|Junior middleweight (154 lbs)||Mark Deluca (USA)||20 October 2018||863|
|Middleweight (160 lbs)||Sukhdeep "Chakria" Singh (IND)||16 Nov 2019||471|
|Super middleweight (168 lbs)||Lolenga Mock (DEN)||19 May 2019||652|
|Light heavyweight (175 lbs)||Eleider Álvarez (COL)||4 August 2018||940|
|Cruiserweight (190 lbs)||vacant|
|Super cruiserweight (210 lbs)||vacant|
|Heavyweight (210+ lbs)||Vacant|
Fighters losing 2 straight bouts, losing against another title holder from any sanctioning body and fighters not having defended their belt within 18 months are excluded.