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, and boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Boxing career of Manny Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao has won world championships in the greatest number of the glamour divisions, winning championships in the flyweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight divisions.
He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in five different weight divisions, as well as being the first boxer in history to win major world titles in four of the original eight weight divisions of boxing, also known as the "glamour divisions": flyweight, featherweight, lightweight and welterweight.

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.

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.

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).

Amateur boxing

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The top class, with no upper limit, is called heavyweight in professional boxing and super heavyweight in amateur boxing.
Absolute championships without weight limits completely or in two weight classes (over/under 91 kilogram) took place in socialist countries in the absence of professional boxing, allowing to determine country's undisputed champion regardless of weight (over 91: usually contested by light heavyweights and heavyweights; under 91: contested by middleweights with significant other advantages to compensate the weight disparity.) Competitions other than absolute, always had strict weight regulations, weigh-in procedures, etc.

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.

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.

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.

Light flyweight

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Light flyweight, also known as junior flyweight or super strawweight, is a weight class in boxing.

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.

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).

Heavyweight

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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 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 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.