Unified Rules of MMA now includes 14 weight classes

The Association of Boxing Commissions has updated the Unified Rules of MMA to include a total of fourteen weight classes for men and ten weight classes for women.

The major changes are the additions of the the super lightweight, super welterweight and super middleweight divisions. Ten pounds separate each division instead of the current fifteen-twenty pounds.

Keep in mind the new divisions are suggested and not required to be adopted by state commissions. The UFC has no plans to expand past its current five weight classes.

The recent amendments were prepared and submitted by Armando Garcia, Dale Kliparchuk, Nick Lembo, Timothy J. Lueckenhoff and "Big" John McCarthy.

MEN'S DIVISIONS

Flyweight (Up to 105 pounds)
Super Flyweight (Over 105.1 to 115 lbs)
Bantamweight (Over 115.1 to 125 lbs)
Super Bantamweight (Over 125.1 to 135 lbs)
Featherweight (Over 135.1 to 145 lbs)
Lightweight (Over 145.1 to 155 lbs)
Super Lightweight (Over 155.1 to 165 lbs)
Welterweight (Over 165.1 to 175 lbs)
Super Welterweight (Over 175.1 to 185 lbs)
Middleweight (Over 185.1 to 195 lbs)
Super Middleweight (Over 195.1 to 205 lbs)
Light Heavyweight (Over 205.1 to 225 lbs)
Heavyweight (Over 225.1 to 265 lbs)
Super Heavyweight (Over 265.1 pounds)

WOMEN'S DIVISIONS

Flyweight (95 lbs. and below)
Bantamweight (95.1-105 lbs.)
Featherweight (105.1-115 lbs.)
Lightweight (115.1-125 lbs.)
Welterweight (125.1-135 lbs.)
Middleweight (135.1-145 lbs.)
Light Heavyweight (145.1-155 lbs.)
Cruiserweight (155.1-165 lbs.)
Heavyweight (165.1-185 lbs.)
Super Heavyweight (185.1 and above)

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