Boxing: Worth their weights in gold: The multi men who have won titles across the divisions

Six weights

Thomas Hearns

WBA welter 1980-81, WBC light-middle 1982-86, WBC middle 1987-88, WBC light-heavy 1987, WBO super-middle 1988-91, WBA light-heavy 1991-92, 1991- 92, WBU cruiser 1995. Championship record: 22 title fights, won 17, drew one, lost four.

Five weights

Ray Leonard

WBC welter 1979-82, WBA light-middle 1981, WBC/IBF middle 1987, WBC super- middle 1988-90, WBC light-heavy 1988. Record: 13 title fights, won 10, drew one, lost two.

Four weights

Roberto Duran

WBA light 1972-78, WBC welter 1980, WBA light-middle 1983-84, WBC middle 1989. Record: 21 title fights, won 16, lost five.

Pernell Whitaker

IBF light 1989-91, WBC light 1989-91, WBA light 1990-91, IBF light-welter 1992, WBC welter 1993-97, WBA light-middle 1995. Record: 22 title fights, won 19, drew one, lost two.

Oscar De La Hoya

WBO super-feather 1994, WBO light 1994-95, IBF light 1995, WBC light- welter 1996-97, WBC welter 1997. Record: 14 title fights, 14 wins.

Three weights

Bob Fitzsimmons

Middle 1891-94, heavy 1897-99, light-heavy 1903-05. Record: Eight title fights, won five, lost three.

Tony Canzoneri

Feather 1927-28, light 1930-33 and 1935-36, light-welter 1931-32 and 1933. Record: 22 title fights, won 12, drew one, lost nine.

Barney Ross

Light 1933-35, light-welter 1933-35, welter 1934 and 1935-36. Record: 16 title fights, won 13, drew one, lost two.

Henry Armstrong

Feather 1937-38, light 1938-39, welter 1938-40. Record: 25 title fights, won 22, lost three. Armstrong held all three titles simultaneously.

Wilfred Benitez

WBA light-welter 1976, New York version 1977, WBC welter 1979, WBC light- middle 1981-82. Record: 11 title fights, nine wins, two losses.

Alexis Arguello

WBA feather 1974-76, WBC super-feather 1978-80, WBC light 1981-83. Record: 20 title fights, 19 wins, one loss.

Wilfredo Gomez

WBC super-bantam 1977-83, WBC feather 1984, WBA super-feather 1985-86. Record: 23 title fights, 20 wins, three losses.

Jeff Fenech

IBF bantam 1985-87, WBC super-bantam 1987-88, WBC feather 1988-89. Also boxed a draw with Azumah Nelson for WBC super-feather title in 1991. Record: 14 title fights, 11 wins, one draw, two losses.

Julio Cesar Chavez

WBC super-feather 1984-87, WBA light 1987-89, WBC light 1988-89, WBC light-welter 1989-94, 1994-96. Also drew with Pernell Whitaker for WBC welter title in 1993. Record: 34 title fights, won 31, drew one, lost two.

Mike McCallum

WBA light-middle 1984-87, WBA middle 1989-91, WBC light-heavy 1994-95. Record: 18 title fights, won 13, drew one, lost four.

Roy Jones

IBF middle 1993-94, IBF super-middle 1994-96, WBC light-heavy 1997. Record: 10 title fights, nine wins, one loss.

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