A boxer may fight different bouts at different weight classes. The trend for
professionals is to move up to a higher class as they age. Winning titles at
May 12, 2015 ... The currently-recognized weight divisions/classes for professional male boxers,
listed in maximum allowable kilograms/pounds, as defined by ...
Listing of World Champions in the generally recognized weight classes. ... See
also this sister site, Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing:  
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 ...
Apr 24, 2015 ... Matched in weight and ability, boxing contestants try to land blows hard and often
with ... Contestants represented all social classes; in the early years of the major
athletic ..... In the United States the response was different.
Boxing weight classes are a way of ensuring that boxers of similar size and ...
order to challenge themselves more or to take a title in two different weight
Jun 18, 2015 ... Out of the 17 alphabetical weight classes across boxing, amateur boxing
accommodates 11 different classes that encompass very specific ...
Mar 19, 2013 ... All this being said I am going to define for you the different weight class for boxing
here, so that in future you won't make the mistake of ...
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.
Heavyweight boxers have no weight limit imposed on them, but must weigh in at
... They also make it easier for fighters to move between the different divisions.