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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.

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 ...

boxing - Weight divisions | sport | Britannica.com

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Mar 15, 2016 ... During the 19th and again at the beginning of the 20th century, the popularity of boxing brought about the formation of weight divisions other ...

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 ...

Boxing Weight Categories and catch weight fights - World Boxing ...

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Jun 3, 2015 ... There is a proposal to unify all names as some divisions are called ... both boxers must make the weight within the limit of the division in the ...

weight classes - How to Box

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Amateur boxing weight classes for men. Light flyweight 106 lbs/48 kg. Flyweight 112 lbs/51 kg. Bantamweighy 119 lbs/54 kg. Feather weight 125 lbs/57 kg.

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.

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.

Rule 6 :: Weight Divisions and Weigh-in - WBC MUAYTHAI ...

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6.1 Divisions and weight limits for competitions. Divisions Weight limits ... 6.2.1 The boxers must weigh-in 24 hours before the scheduled time of the fight contest.

Rating All of Boxing's Weight Classes | Complex

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Mar 30, 2016 ... With Mayweather out and Wladimir Klitschko finally defeated, it's time to take another look at boxing's best weight classes.

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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]  ...

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

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Feb 6, 2014 ... While weight classes were originally separated into eight divisions, the boxing classes today are divided into 17 divisions, allowing fighters to ...

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, ...