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Weight class (boxing)


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. The top class, with no upper limit, i...

Weight divisions - BoxRec


May 12, 2015 ... (The World Boxing Organization has yet to adopt these standard class names.) The currently-recognized weight divisions/classes for ...

An Explanation Of The Boxing Weight Classes - Boxing Agenda


Mar 19, 2013 ... Boxing weight classes can also be called the weight categories in boxing and boxing weight categories (they will determine the weight ...

List of Boxing Weight Classes | Live Well - Jillian Michaels


Boxing and other combat sports divide competitors into weight classes in order to prevent ... Though ABC sets the weights, individual boxing groups such as the ... For example, the 112 lb. to 115 lb. weight class is called Super Flyweight by the ...

Boxing Weight Classes - Free Sports Picks


Boxing weight classes defined along with notation of the best boxers ever to fight in ... Nevertheless, some of the greatest ever have called this division home. ... Stalwarts such as Sugar Ray Leonard, Tommy Hearns, Roberto Duran, Wilfred ...

History of Boxing - Fight Club


Boxing is a sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism (literally fist fight) and ... The modern researchers insist that such duels had been known even earlier than that, ... Weight classification was not determined, which resulted in only one ...

Weight Classes in Boxing - ActiveSG


Jun 18, 2015 ... Out of the 17 alphabetical weight classes across boxing, amateur boxing accommodates 11 different classes that encompass very specific ...

Manny Pacquiao - WBO


Manny Pacquiao is an eight-division world champion, the first boxer in history to ... boxer in history to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000's by the Boxing Writers ... the very best of each division such as: Marco Anonio Barrera, Juan Manuel Marquez,  ...

Boxing: Nicaragua's 'Chocolatito' González, from garbage collector ...


Oct 13, 2015 ... So González gravitated towards a boxing gym where he met a retired ... the title defense fight in New York against an American from Hawaii named Brian Viloria. ... U.S. sports media such as the boxing magazine The Ring or ESPN have lavished ... He did just as well in the two other lighter-weight classes.

Sugar Ray Robinson - Boxer - Biography.com


Robinson wouldn't go by his birth name for the rest of his career. ... Robinson's ability to cross weight classes caused boxing fans and writers to dub him "pound  ...

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boxing - Weight divisions | sport | Britannica.com


Mar 15, 2016 ... Some of these weight divisions originated in the United States, others ... current names established by the major boxing organizations in 2015.

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


Feb 6, 2014 ... The lightest boxing class is a mini flyweight/strawweight -- names vary based on the boxing organization -- in which fighters must weigh less ...

What do the weights in boxing championships mean? - Quora


Nov 2, 2014 ... Boxing weight classes can also be called the weight categories in boxing and boxing weight categories(they will determine the weight divisions ...