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.
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:  
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 ...
Current world boxing
champions as recognized by the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO. Boxing
champions in all seventeen weight categories
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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 ...
For an evenly matched and fairer fight, weight classes originally split professional
male boxers into eight categories: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, ...
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 ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... Out of the 17 alphabetical weight classes across boxing, amateur boxing
accommodates 11 different classes that encompass very specific ...
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 ...