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Junior Middleweight (Super Welterweight/Light Middleweight) Division
 
Junior Middleweight (Super Welterweight/Light Middleweight) Division
  
Recognised by the amateurs since 1951, because the weight gap between welter and middle was too great, the 147 to 154lbs weight class was introduced to the pro ranks in 1962 thanks to the World Boxing Association. However, before the WBA could get a vacant title contest between Denny Moyer and Joey Giambra underway the Austrian Boxing Commission supported a bout between America’s Teddy Wright and Emile Griffith, the world welterweight champion who was having difficulty making 147lbs, as being for their version of the championship. Although the Austrians had hoped to get the support of the EBU and the NYSAC, unable to do so they ultimately went it alone
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Recognised by the amateurs since 1951, because the weight gap between welter and middle was too great, the 147 to 154lbs weight class was introduced to the pro ranks in 1962 thanks to the World Boxing Association. However, before the WBA could get a vacant title contest between [[Denny Moyer]] and [[Joey Giambra]] underway the Austrian Boxing Commission supported a bout between America’s [[Teddy Wright]] and [[Emile Griffith]], the world welterweight champion who was having difficulty making 147lbs, as being for their version of the championship. Although the Austrians had hoped to get the support of the EBU and the NYSAC, unable to do so they ultimately went it alone
  
 
Weight Band
 
Weight Band
  
 
147lbs to 154lbs
 
147lbs to 154lbs
 
 
 
 
 
 
[[Category: 1993 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Middleweight Division]]
 

Revision as of 04:55, 15 January 2012

Junior Middleweight (Super Welterweight/Light Middleweight) Division

Recognised by the amateurs since 1951, because the weight gap between welter and middle was too great, the 147 to 154lbs weight class was introduced to the pro ranks in 1962 thanks to the World Boxing Association. However, before the WBA could get a vacant title contest between Denny Moyer and Joey Giambra underway the Austrian Boxing Commission supported a bout between America’s Teddy Wright and Emile Griffith, the world welterweight champion who was having difficulty making 147lbs, as being for their version of the championship. Although the Austrians had hoped to get the support of the EBU and the NYSAC, unable to do so they ultimately went it alone

Weight Band

147lbs to 154lbs

Pages in category ‘Junior Middleweight Division’

The following 286 pages are in this category, out of 286 total.

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