List of Boxing Weight Classes
The World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation govern 17 weight classes at the professional level of this sport. Class names vary somewhat and the weight limits range from 105 pounds in...
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 ...
Overview. Boxing and other combat sports divide competitors into weight classes
in order to prevent injury, ensure fair competition and provide a more exciting ...
Bantamweight boxers weigh a maximum of 118lbs or 53.6kg. ... There is a list of
17 classes in all which are used today, with several newer divisions slotting ...
Jan 3, 2017 ... WEEKS ON LIST: 137 ... The Champion loses a fight in the weight class in which
he is champion. ... the magazine's Editorial Board, with the participation of THE
RING Ratings Panel of boxing journalists from around the world.