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 ... Boxers are divided into weight classes to ensure fair fights. ... weight divisions to
face new opponents and test their abilities at different weights.
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
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 ...
Boxing and other combat sports divide competitors into weight classes in order to
... are divided into 11 weight classes with similar names but different cutoffs.
Jun 18, 2015 ... Out of the 17 alphabetical weight classes across boxing, amateur boxing
accommodates 11 different classes that encompass very specific ...
Bantamweight boxers weigh a maximum of 118lbs or 53.6kg. ... in terms of weight
. They also make it easier for fighters to move between the different divisions.
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.