One of the first matters approved by the new MMA rules and regulations committee could be a major one.

Chairperson Sean Wheelock said Thursday at the California State Athletic Commission’s weight-cutting summit that the committee has approved a plan to alter and add weight classes to the unified rules of mixed martial arts.

The outline for the new divisions would be as follows, by division: 115, 125, 135, 145, 155, 165, 175, 185, 195, 205, 225, 265 (heavyweight) and super heavyweight. The 170-pound division would be abolished.

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