Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What Do Light Heavyweights Rehydrate To? An Unofficial Weight Reference List


The following is a list compiled from our main page:

Fight Night Boxing Weights: A List Of Unofficial Weigh-in Weights After Rehydration

Please note: This particular reference list page is only for Light Heavyweight fighting that we have on file. Where we have seen catch-weights implemented within the Light Heavyweight range, we have made note. This page is meant to answer the question only of what your standard Light Heavyweight rehydration will look like for educational purposes, whether you are interested academically or for betting purposes, debate, whatever. I hope you find it helpful if you've recently done a search for it. If you like what we do here, please bookmark, share, link to us, comment, etc. If you have a correction on any typos or special, relevant information you feel we should make note of, any error or anything at all, please feel free to comment. What we get the most response to we will likely work the most to expand on. Thanks for your visit.

Light Heavyweight Division: 175 lbs 



Sergey Kovalev VS Nadjib Mohammedi - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: Official: 174.5 - Unofficial: 183.5
Mohammedi: Official: 173 - Unofficial: 180.5

Jean Pascal VS Yunieski Gonzalez - Contested at Cruiserweight range, but both considered to be campaigning at light heavyweight. It's my understanding that there was a catch-weight agreement for 178 pounds.

Pascal: Official: 178 - Unofficial: 188
Gonzalez: Official: 177.5 - Unofficial: 189

Source for catch-weight agreement: ProBoxing Fans


As it's technically within the Light Heavyweight Class:

Andre Ward VS Paul Smith - Contested at Light Heavyweight class, catch-weight limit of 172 pounds. Smith misses the agreed upon mark somehow at 176.4, renegotiating with Ward with penalty money paid out, to missing a renegotiated rehydration limit the morning of the fight to be no more than 181 and hitting 184, renegotiating with penalty again, then having Ward lopsidedly beat him up and give him back his penalty money. So, Smith is no less than 184 in the ring that night, presumably, and almost certainly more if Smith was trying at all. A total mess, professionally speaking.

RNS commentator Barry Tompkins says Andre Ward thinks 168 is still best for him right now, even though it's "a little bit of a struggle".

TOTT for Ward/Smith, no rehydration listed by RNS.

(Roc Nation Sports/Throne Boxing/BET broadcast)


Sergey Kovalev VS Jean Pascal - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: Official: 174.25 - Unofficial: 189

Pascal: Official: 175 - Unofficial: 185

Isaac Chilemba VS Vasily Lepikhin

Chilemba: Official: 175 - Unofficial: 185
Lepikhin: Official: 175 - Unofficial: 182


Gilberto Ramirez VS Maxim Vlasov - Contested at Light Heavyweight, with a catch-weight limit of 171 pounds agreed upon. (HBO Broadcast)

Ramirez: 170.5 - 182
Vlasov: 170 - 179


Badou Jack VS Francisco Sierra - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Jack: 183
Sierra: 200

Sergey Kovalev VS Bernard Hopkins - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: 188
Hopkins: 182 


Sergey Kovalev VS Blake Caparello - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: 185
Caparello: 185


Sergey Kovalev VS Cedric Agnew -Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: 183
Agnew: 187


Jean Pascal VS Lucian Bute - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Pascal: 185
Bute: 184

Source: During the HBO broadcast's tale of the tape



Adonis Stevenson VS Tony Bellew - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Stevenson: 189
Bellew: 190

Sergey Kovalev VS Ismayl Sillakh - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Kovalev: 181
Sillakh: 185


Badou Jack VS Michael Gbenga - Contested at Light Heavyweight (range)

Jack: 178.5
Gbenga: 182.75



Chad Dawson VS Adrian Diaconu - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Dawson: 187
Diaconu: 186
Bernard Hopkins VS Jean Pascal II (rematch) - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Hopkins: 186
Pascal:    186



Chad Dawson VS Glen Johnson II - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Dawson: 191
Johnson: 189



Bernard Hopkins VS Kelly Pavlik - Contested at Light Heavyweight, with a catch-weight limit of 170 pounds.

Hopkins: 180
Pavlik: 174



Bernard Hopkins VS Antonio Tarver - Contested at Light Heavyweight

Hopkins: 182
Tarver: 187

For the next heaviest weight (Cruiserweight) click here
For the next lightest weight (Super Middleweight) click here

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