I agree that boxing has created a big mess with their divisions but that's only one issue that they've created over the years. Having a weight class every 5lbs and then having 3 different "championship" belts per weight class is the bigger issue there.
The more promotions that pop up in MMA, the closer we get to that model unfortunately. Bellator has its champions, UFC has its champions, Strikeforce has its champions, etc. Eventually the UFC isn't going to be able to buy up their competitors and liquidate their belts and we're going to see multiple Heavyweight World "Champions".
Anyways I'm way off the main point here.
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