Boxing is a combat sport in which two people engage in a contest of strength, reflexes, and endurance by throwing punches at an opponent with the goal of a knockout with gloved hands.
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 ...
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.
Feb 6, 2014 ... While weight classes were originally separated into eight divisions, the boxing
classes today are divided into 17 divisions, allowing fighters to ...
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 ...
Here we list the USA Amateur weight classes for men and women. How you
decide what weight class you are in works a little differnt then some might think.
Apr 24, 2015 ... During the 19th and again at the beginning of the 20th century, the popularity of
boxing brought about the formation of weight divisions other ...