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Old 10-25-2012, 04:52 AM   #1
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Default why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

most divisions have the name and then the class above "super"

but then instead of super lightweight we say light welterweight and instead of super welterweight we say light middle weight.

also light heavyweight should not ba called as such, it should go as follows from middleweight up:

middleweight
supermiddleweight
cruiserweight (old light heavy)
super cruiserweight (old cruiser)
heavyweight
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:07 AM   #2
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Default Re: why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

Light is more down-to-earth than "super" whatever. That's just a fact.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:29 AM   #3
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Default Re: why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

Light Heavy weight has been around for so long they'll never change it. The fact is most of these super and light classes were added later, so they have less place in boxing then you trying to change the traditional weight divisions
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:46 AM   #4
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Default Re: why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

What the **** is a "cruiser" anyway ?
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:48 AM   #5
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Default Re: why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

Cruiser might be a naval reference. A cruiser is a medium size warship - slightly smaller than a full battleship - faster but with less armor. So, if a new weight-class around middleweight is needed we can call it "corvette" or "frigate"; I can't imagine lightweights will want to be known as "sloops" though!
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:24 AM   #6
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Default Re: why arent the names of weight divisions of any uniform?

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What the **** is a "cruiser" anyway ?
LHW used to be called CW until CW was created, I like Jr. HW more than cruiser weight though
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