<<Prev Rule

Texas Administrative Code

Next Rule>>
RULE §61.105Weight Categories and Weigh-in--Boxing and Kickboxing

(a) A promoter shall assure that the weigh-in takes place at a specific time set by the promoter and approved by the department, generally between the hours of 2 p.m. of the day before the contest and 12 noon the day of the contest. The department must be notified ten days before the event.

(b) A department-approved scale must be used for weighing-in contestants. The department may require that the scales be certified.

(c) Contestants failing to meet contract weight shall have two hours to meet the allowances and be reweighed.

(d) No contestant may engage in a contest where the weigh-in weight difference between contestants exceeds the allowance shown in the following "WEIGHT ALLOWANCE" schedule:

  (1) 112 lbs. or under--3 lbs.

  (2) 113-118 lbs.--4 lbs.

  (3) 119-126 lbs.--5 lbs.

  (4) 127-135 lbs.--6 lbs.

  (5) 136-147 lbs.--8 lbs.

  (6) 148-160 lbs.--10 lbs.

  (7) 161-175 lbs.--12 lbs.

  (8) 176-200 lbs.--15 lbs.

  (9) 201 lbs. or over--No limit

(e) If a contestant's body weight at the time of weigh-in is 5% or more over his contracted weight, he shall be disqualified for the contest.

(f) If in an attempt to make weight, a contestant shows evidence of dehydration, having taken diuretics, or other drugs, or having used any other harsh modality, the department shall disqualify the contestant on the advice of the examining physician.

(g) Weight Divisions. The weight classes for boxing and kickboxing contests or exhibitions are shown in paragraphs (1) - (15). A contestant in a weight class may participate in a bout with a contestant in an adjacent weight class so long as their weight difference falls within the weight allowance shown in subsection (d) for the weight of the contestant weighing the least.

  (1) Flyweight--up to 112 lbs.

  (2) Super Flyweight--over 112 to 115 lbs.

  (3) Bantamweight--over 115 to 118 lbs.

  (4) Super Bantamweight--over 118 to 122 lbs.

  (5) Featherweight--over 122 to 126 lbs.

  (6) Super Featherweight--over 126 to 130 lbs.

  (7) Lightweight--over 130 to 135 lbs.

  (8) Super Lightweight--over 135 to 140 lbs.

  (9) Welterweight--over 140 to 147 lbs.

  (10) Super Welterweight--over 147 to 154 lbs.

  (11) Middleweight--over 154 to 160 lbs.

  (12) Super Middleweight--over 160 to 168 lbs.

  (13) Light Heavyweight--over 168 to 175 lbs.

  (14) Cruiserweight--over 175 to 200 lbs.

  (15) Heavyweight--over 200 lbs.

Source Note: The provisions of this §61.105 adopted to be effective October 1, 2000, 25 TexReg 9941; amended to be effective December 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 10445; amended to be effective February 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 481; amended to be effective December 1, 2007, 32 TexReg 8470; amended to be effective October 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 9081

Link to Texas Secretary of State Home Page | link to Texas Register home page | link to Texas Administrative Code home page | link to Open Meetings home page