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- The maximum weight for this division is 175 pounds (79.4 kg or 12½ stone).
- One of the traditional eight divisions.
The light heavyweight division was initially created by Lou Houseman for his fighter Jack Root in 1899 or 1903. The weight limit was first established by the National Sporting Club (NSC) in 1909 as 12½ stone or 175 pounds.