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Minimumweight or Strawweight is a weight category in boxing where boxers may weigh no more than 105 pounds (7.5 stone). This is a relatively new weight category. Takayama (WBC) and Niida (WBA) are some of the current champions in this weight class. Ricardo “Finito” Lopez—51-0-1 38 ko’s WBC Strawweight Champion---22 title defenses, unified the WBO championship. IBF Mini Flyweight Champion—2 title defenses. Notable wins: Kyun Yun Li, Kermin Guardia, Andy Tabanas, Edito Villamor, Alex Sanchez, Rosendo Alvarez, Will Grigsby. Ricardo Lopez was the second champion in history to retire undefeated. His incredible record was 51-0-1 38 ko’s Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Dominguez (left) vs. ... The stone is a unit of mass in the Imperial system of weights and measures used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and most Commonwealth countries. ... The World Boxing Council (WBC) has operated since 1963 as a competitor to Venezuelas World Boxing Association (WBA) and, according to its founders, a way to improve professional boxings standards. ... World Boxing Association (WBA) is a boxing organization that sanctions official matches, and awards the WBA world championship title, at the professional level. ... Ricardo Finito Lopez Personal Stats Nationality:Mexican Born: July 25, 1967 Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico Height: 5-5 Reach: 65 Professional Stats:Record 51-0-1 (38 KOs) Division: Junior Flyweight Titles: IBF Junior Flyweight Champion Former: WBA Minimumweight Champion, WBC Strawweight Champion, WBO Mini Flyweight Trainer: Ignacio Beristain WBC...

Weight divisions in boxing
Professional boxing
Strawweight | Flyweight | Bantamweight | Featherweight | Lightweight | Welterweight | Light Middleweight | Middleweight | Super Middleweight | Light Heavyweight | Cruiserweight | Heavyweight
2004 Summer Olympics
Flyweight | Bantamweight | Featherweight | Lightweight | Welterweight | Middleweight | Light Heavyweight | Heavyweight | Super Heavyweight

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Kyowa defends WBC minimumweight title - Boston.com (84 words)
Thailand's Eagle Kyowa kept his WBC minimumweight title Monday with a technical knockout of Japan's Ken Nakajima.
YOKOHAMA, Japan --Thailand's Eagle Kyowa kept his WBC minimumweight title Monday with a technical knockout of Japan's Ken Nakajima.
Kyowa was in control throughout the scheduled 12-round bout before it was stopped just over a minute into the seventh round.
Hollie Dunaway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
On December 16, 2004 in Doraville, Georgia, Dunaway (98 lb) won the WIBA Minimumweight world title with a ten-round unanimous (98-92 98-92 97-95) decision over Terri Moss (102 lb) of Atlanta, Georgia.
On April 16, 2005 in Magdeburg, Germany, Regina Halmich won a ten-round unanimous decision over Dunaway, defending her WIBF Flyweight Title.
On February 16, 2006, Hollie successfully defended her WIBA Minimumweight Title against Melissa Shaffer in a rematch in Kansas City, MO. Hollie won a unanimous decision (100-90, 99-91, 99-91).
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