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The 108lbs weight class was introduced in 1975 by the World Boxing Council, who finally recognised that some fighters, especially in the Far-East and Mexico, were just too light to take on fully-fledged flyweights. Within a matter of months, the World Boxing Association also accepted the need for the weight class and followed the WBC’s example in setting up championship fights at the weight
 
The 108lbs weight class was introduced in 1975 by the World Boxing Council, who finally recognised that some fighters, especially in the Far-East and Mexico, were just too light to take on fully-fledged flyweights. Within a matter of months, the World Boxing Association also accepted the need for the weight class and followed the WBC’s example in setting up championship fights at the weight
  
108lbs limit (4 April 1975 to 14 June 1987)
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108lbs limit  
  
 
105lbs to 108lbs (On 14 June 1987 the mini flyweight division was introduced to cover all men below 105lbs)
 
105lbs to 108lbs (On 14 June 1987 the mini flyweight division was introduced to cover all men below 105lbs)

Revision as of 16:11, 26 November 2011

Junior Flyweight (Light Flyweight) Division

The 108lbs weight class was introduced in 1975 by the World Boxing Council, who finally recognised that some fighters, especially in the Far-East and Mexico, were just too light to take on fully-fledged flyweights. Within a matter of months, the World Boxing Association also accepted the need for the weight class and followed the WBC’s example in setting up championship fights at the weight

108lbs limit

105lbs to 108lbs (On 14 June 1987 the mini flyweight division was introduced to cover all men below 105lbs)

Pages in category ‘Junior Flyweight Division’

The following 333 pages are in this category, out of 333 total.

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