Category:Mini Flyweight Division
Minimum Flyweight (Straw Weight) Division
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
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.
Pages in category ‘Mini Flyweight Division’
The following 236 pages are in this category, out of 236 total.