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Men's classifications according to WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO: The World Boxing Council (WBC) has operated since 1963 as a competitor to Venezuelas World Boxing Association (WBA) and, according to its founders, a way to improve professional boxings standards. ... World Boxing Association (WBA) is a boxing organization that sanctions official matches, and awards the WBA world championship title, at the professional level. ... The International Boxing Federation, or IBF, is one of many organizations which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the WBA, WBC, WBO, and a dozen or so others. ... The World Boxing Organization (WBO) is one of the sanctioning organizations currently recognizing world boxing champions. ...

Category Weight
Strawweight up to 105 lb (47.6 kg)
Junior Flyweight 105 to 108 lb (49.0 kg)
Flyweight 108 to 112 lb (50.8 kg)
Super Flyweight/Junior Bantam Weight 112 to 115 lb (52.2 kg)
Bantamweight 115 to 118 lb (53.5 kg)
Super Bantamweight/Junior Featherweight 118 to 122 lb (55.3 kg)
Featherweight 122 to 126 lb (57.2 kg)
Super Featherweight/Junior Lightweight 126 to 130 lb (59.0 kg)
Lightweight 130 to 135 lb (61.2 kg)
Super Lightweight/Junior Welterweight 135 to 140 lb (63.5 kg)
Welterweight 140 to 147 lb (66.7 kg)
Super Welterweight/Junior Middleweight 147 to 154 lb (69.9 kg)
Middleweight 154 to 160 lb (72.6 kg)
Super Middleweight 160 to 168 lb (76.2 kg)
Light Heavyweight 168 to 175 lb (79.4 kg)
Cruiserweight/Junior Heavyweight 175 to 200 lb (90.7 kg)
Heavyweight over 200 lb (over 90.7 kg)

Weight classes for boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics: Strawweight is a weight category in boxing where boxers may weigh no more than 105 pounds. ... Flyweight is a class in boxing which includes fighters weighing less than 112 lb (50 kg) but above 108 lb. ... The term bantamweight usually refers to a class in boxing or boxers who weigh between 112 and 118 pounds. ... Featherweight is a weight class division in the sport of boxing. ... The lightweight division is the 130 pounds (59 kilograms) to 135 pounds (61 kilograms) weight class in the sport of boxing. ... Welterweight is a weight class division in combat sports. ... A weight division in professional boxing made popular in recent times by the likes of Thomas Hearns, Julian Jackson and Terry Norris, although the best that the division had to offer was probably lesser star Mike McCallum. ... Middleweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. ... A weight division in professional boxing, first established in the 1980s but made popular in the 1990s by British superstars Chris Eubank and Nigel Benn who took over from Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard as long-reigning WBO and WBC world Super-Middleweight champions respectively. ... In boxing, the division between heavyweight over 175 pounds (79. ... Cruiserweight is a weight class in boxing where previously contestants weighed between 176 and 190 pounds. ... Heavyweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. ... Boxing at the Kenyan boxer David Munyasia had tested positive for cathine and has been excluded from the event. ...

Category Weight
Light Flyweight 48 kg
Flyweight 51 kg
Bantamweight 54 kg
Featherweight 57 kg
Lightweight 60 kg
Light Welterweight 64 kg
Welterweight 69 kg
Middleweight 75 kg
Light Heavyweight 81 kg
Heavyweight 91 kg
Super Heavyweight 91 kg & over

Flyweight is a class in boxing which includes fighters weighing less than 112 lb (50 kg) but above 108 lb. ... The term bantamweight usually refers to a class in boxing or boxers who weigh between 112 and 118 pounds. ... Featherweight is a weight class division in the sport of boxing. ... The lightweight division is the 130 pounds (59 kilograms) to 135 pounds (61 kilograms) weight class in the sport of boxing. ... Welterweight is a weight class division in combat sports. ... Middleweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. ... In boxing, the division between heavyweight over 175 pounds (79. ... Heavyweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. ...

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