The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) Light Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship. The title was challenged by light heavyweights at a maximum weight of 215 lbs (before deactivation the weight limit was changed to 220Ibs). The title was introduced in 1997, with the first champion being Taka Michinoku after winning a tournament.
In 2001, the Light Heavyweight Championship was retired in favor of the WWF Cruiserweight Championship (later WWE Cruiserweight Championship), where it would be defended until September 2007.
- Taka Michinoku became the first Light Heavyweight Champion on December 7, 1997 at In Your House: D-Generation X.
- Christian won the title on October 18, 1998 at Judgment Day: In Your House.
- Duane Gill won the title on November 17, 1998.
- Essa Rios won the title on February 13, 2000.
- Dean Malenko won the title on March 13, 2000.
- Scotty 2 Hotty won the title on April 17, 2000.
- Dean Malenko regained the title on April 27, 2000.
- Crash Holly won the title on March 13, 2001.
- Jerry Lynn won the title on April 29, 2001.
- Jeff Hardy won the title on June 5, 2001.
- X-Pac won the title on June 25, 2001.
- Tajiri won the title on August 6, 2001.
- X-Pac regained the title on August 19, 2001 at SummerSlam. The title was deactivated on the same day.