Weight class (boxing)

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A weight class is a measurement weight range for boxers.wikipedia
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A weight class is a measurement weight range for boxers.
See, e.g., wrestling weight classes, boxing weight classes, judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics, boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Cruiserweight (boxing)

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Cruiserweight, also referred to as junior heavyweight, is a weight class in professional boxing between light heavyweight and heavyweight.

Light heavyweight

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In amateur boxing, light heavyweight is a weight division above 165 lb and up to 178 lb, falling between middleweight and heavyweight.

Boxing at the Summer Olympics

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At major events such as boxing at the Olympics, there is a limit of one boxer per country per weight class.
The boxing competition is organized as a set of tournaments, one for each weight class.

Lightweight

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The lightweight division is over 130 pounds (59 kilograms) and up to 135 pounds (61.2 kilograms) weight class in the sport of boxing.

Super featherweight

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Super featherweight (WBA and WBC), also known as junior lightweight (IBF and WBO), is a weight division in professional boxing, contested between 126 lb and 130 lb.

Super bantamweight

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Super bantamweight, also known as junior featherweight or light featherweight, is a weight class in professional boxing, contested from 118 lb and up to 122 lb.

Bantamweight

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Bantamweight is usually a class in boxing for boxers who weigh above 115 pounds (52.2 kg) and up to 118 pounds (53.5 kg).

World Boxing Council

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For example, when Manny Pacquiao fought Antonio Margarito at a catch-weight of 150 pounds, the World Boxing Council sanctioned this as a title fight for jr. middleweight, whose limit is 154 pounds.
In 1983, WBC Super Featherweight champion Bobby Chacon was signed to fight Cornelius Boza Edwards, the WBC's mandatory challenger for his title. But, the promoter Don King wanted his fighter, Héctor Camacho, to fight for the title. Although WBC rules said the mandatory challenger should receive a shot at the title, the WBC withdrew its sanction from the fight. It stripped Chacon of his title for refusing to fight Camacho.

Super flyweight

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Super flyweight, also referred to as junior bantamweight or light bantamweight, is a weight class in professional boxing, contested from 112 lb and up to 115 lb.

Atomweight

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In women's boxing and junior amateur boxing pinweight is, or has been, a weight class for boxers weighing in under 102 lb (before 2003, 45 kg).

Kickboxing weight classes

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Mixed martial arts weight classes

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Wrestling weight classes

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Wrestling weight classes
Boxing weight classes

Heavyweight

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The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is called heavyweight in professional boxing and super heavyweight in amateur boxing.

Professional boxing

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The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is called heavyweight in professional boxing and super heavyweight in amateur boxing.

Super heavyweight

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The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is called heavyweight in professional boxing and super heavyweight in amateur boxing.

Amateur boxing

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The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is called heavyweight in professional boxing and super heavyweight in amateur boxing.

Catchweight

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A nonstandard weight limit is called a catchweight.

Boxing glove

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Boxers typically stand on the scales barefoot and without gloves.

Photo op

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The weigh-in is often a photo opportunity and boxers or their entourage may trash talk each other.

Trash-talk

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The weigh-in is often a photo opportunity and boxers or their entourage may trash talk each other.