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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
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Weight Band/Amendments
  
 
108lbs limit (4 April 1975 to 14 June 1987)  
 
108lbs limit (4 April 1975 to 14 June 1987)  
  
 
105lbs to 108lbs (On 14 June 1987 the mini flyweight division was introduced for men below 105lbs)
 
105lbs to 108lbs (On 14 June 1987 the mini flyweight division was introduced for men below 105lbs)

Revision as of 02:48, 3 December 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

Weight Band/Amendments

108lbs limit (4 April 1975 to 14 June 1987)

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

Pages in category ‘Junior Flyweight Division’

The following 336 pages are in this category, out of 336 total.

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