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Minimum Flyweight (Straw Weight) Division
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[[File:Lopez.jpg|right|thumb|200px|[[Ricardo Lopez]]]]Set at 105lbs and better known as the mini(mum) flyweight division, the weight class was instigated by the International Boxing Federation in 1987 with a view to giving better opportunities to its members in the Far-East. It is also known as the straw weight division. A popular weight in the early days of gloved fighting it soon caught on, and within six months the World Boxing Council, followed by the World Boxing Association, had also organised title fights
  
Set at 105lbs and better known as the mini flyweight division, the weight class was instigated by the International Boxing Federation in 1987 with a view to giving better opportunities to its members in the Far-East. A popular weight in the early days of gloved fighting it soon caught on, and within six months the World Boxing Council, followed by the World Boxing Association, had also organised title fights
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'''Weight Band'''
  
105lbs limit
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'''105lbs limit'''
  
 
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'''Title Contests'''
[[2003-10-04 Daniel Reyes w rsc 6 Edgar Cardenas, Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA - IBF]]. Referee: Jack Reiss. The challenger forged ahead in the first three rounds, producing good defensive skills and fast combinations to bewilder Cardenas (105), who was staggered in the fourth and took a real beating in the fifth without going down. Anybody who thought that Reyes (104½) had punched himself out in the previous session was mistaken and in the sixth, after hitting the willing Cardenas with every punch in the book he dropped him with a heavy right. Somehow Cardenas, who was adjudged to have beaten the count, was allowed back into the fray where he took at least 20 unanswered shots before the referee brought matters to a close with 20 seconds of the sixth remaining.
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Revision as of 07:57, 29 June 2013

Set at 105lbs and better known as the mini(mum) flyweight division, the weight class was instigated by the International Boxing Federation in 1987 with a view to giving better opportunities to its members in the Far-East. It is also known as the straw weight division. A popular weight in the early days of gloved fighting it soon caught on, and within six months the World Boxing Council, followed by the World Boxing Association, had also organised title fights

Weight Band

105lbs limit

Title Contests

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