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.
A weight class is a measurement 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
Aug 27, 2016 ... The currently-recognized weight divisions/classes for professional male boxers,
listed in maximum allowable weight, as defined by these four ...
Listing of World Champions in the generally recognized weight classes. ... See
also this sister site, Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing:  
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 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 ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... While weight classes were originally separated into eight divisions, the boxing
classes today are divided into 17 divisions, allowing fighters to ...
For an evenly matched and fairer fight, weight classes originally split professional
male boxers into eight categories: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, ...
Boxing weight classes defined along with notation of the best boxers ever to fight
in each division.
May 29, 2011 ... There are 17 weight class divisions in women's boxing which is the same number
as in men's boxing. In most weight classes the weight ...