What is the best weight class for a 5'10 guy?

Discussion in 'Boxing Training' started by Anthony Birts, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. MrSmall

    MrSmall Member Full Member

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    Depends entirely on the inidivudal. could be a string bean Tommy Hearns guy or a tall-as-they-are-wide David Tua type.
     
  2. Ipay4leavingNot

    Ipay4leavingNot Active Member Full Member

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    Depends on his muscle mass, but a small heavyweight is just too good to turn down. Your mike tyson, joe fraziers and rocky marcianos just have too much advantages. Boxing is about hitting and not being hit, being smaller is the advantage. You have less area to be hit and more area to hit when fighting a bigger guy.
     
  3. moesizlak

    moesizlak Active Member Full Member

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    What a daft question!Depends on the build of the person! I know 5ft 10 people who are 10 stone and fit and i know some who are 16 stone and fit
     
  4. highguard

    highguard Well-Known Member Full Member

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    all about bodytype

    mark hunt-david tua


    are both shorter then tommy hearns lol
     
  5. dealt_with

    dealt_with Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

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    Straw weight obviously
     
  6. TERRYTIBBS

    TERRYTIBBS Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    minimumweight! then step up to light flyweight
     
  7. Speechless

    Speechless Well-Known Member Full Member

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    lol....I fought a guy once who was 6'5 at 139 (light-welter). Most frustrating fight ever, and he hit deceivingly hard.
     
  8. dealt_with

    dealt_with Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

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    How is that even possible man? Stipe Drews was 6'5 and looked like a beanpole at light heavy
     
  9. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood The Stoneman Full Member

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    :scaredas: 1 shot in the gut and he'd fold like a deck chair lol or you'd punch a hole through his stomach. :shock:
     
  10. Speechless

    Speechless Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Believe it. The wierd thing is....he had fought previously at LW (132).
    That's freakish. There's a video of my fight, if i can find it again I will post it.
     
  11. Sprawla

    Sprawla Active Member Full Member

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    welterweight or light middle

    if you are a heavy puncher you can fight heavier
     
  12. turpinr

    turpinr Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    that was my height and weight division more or less when I boxed......5-10 1/2 and 138-148lbs, 30 odd years ago
     
  13. Stark

    Stark Active Member Full Member

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    :clap:
     
  14. ripcity

    ripcity Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    As light as you can get without risking your health.
     
  15. grumpy

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    Sandy Saddler featherweight & Ruslan Chageav a heavyweight, were/are the same height. Please find a question that doesn't bring shame upon your family. Dumb question.