Weight class (boxing)

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In boxing, a weight class is a standardized weight range for boxers. The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it.

What Are the Different Weight Classes in Boxing ... - Livestrong.com

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Feb 6, 2014 ... Separating boxers into divisions helps ensure fair fights. For example, a fighter who weighs more than 200 pounds has more force behind his ...

Boxing Weight Classes | Commando Boxing - How to Box

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Boxing weight classes are a way of ensuring that boxers of similar size and weight are matched up. While one can argue that a true champion would fight ...

The Difference Between Weight Classes in Boxing and Weightlifting ...

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My weightlifting comrades and I have often discussed what makes for the ideal body weight for athletes in our sport. My discussion on triple-division boxing ...

BBC SPORT | Boxing | Boxing by the weights - BBC News

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Oct 25, 2005 ... There is so much more to boxing than the heavyweight champion of the world. ... There are 17 major weight classes in professional boxing.

weight classes - Boxing for Life

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Here we list the USA Amateur weight classes for men and women. How you decide what weight class you are in works a little differnt then some might think.

Boxing Weight Classes - Free Sports Picks

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Boxing weight classes defined along with notation of the best boxers ever to fight in each division.

An Explanation Of The Boxing Weight Classes - Boxing Agenda

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Mar 19, 2013 ... The Boxing Weight Classes are important, especially when matching up fighters, get a better explanation here.

Weight Classes in Boxing - ActiveSG

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Jun 18, 2015 ... Learn about the different weight classes that boxers compete in.

List of Boxing Weight Classes | Live Well - Jillian Michaels

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Boxing and other combat sports divide competitors into weight classes in order to prevent injury, ensure fair competition and provide a more exciting fight.

Helpful Resources

Weight divisions - BoxRec

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May 12, 2015 ... The currently-recognized weight divisions/classes for professional male boxers, listed in maximum allowable kilograms/pounds, as defined by ...

Category:World Champions By Weight Class - BoxRec

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Listing of World Champions in the generally recognized weight classes. ... See also this sister site, Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing: [1] [2]  ...

Boxing Weight Classes - Ringside by Gus

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There are 17 weight classes or weight divisions for professional male boxers recognized by the Association Boxing Commissions ( ABC ) and the following ...

boxing | sport | Britannica.com

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Apr 24, 2015 ... Matched in weight and ability, boxing contestants try to land blows hard ... Contestants represented all social classes; in the early years of the ...

Weight DivisionsTalkBoxing

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For an evenly matched and fairer fight, weight classes originally split professional male boxers into eight categories: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, ...