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Boxing What are the categories that exist?

Medium weight Also know as Middleweight. In this category the boxers weigh 154 to 160 pounds. This is between super welterweight and super midd

Boxing What are the categories that exist?


Medium weight

Also know as Middleweight. In this category the boxers weigh 154 to 160 pounds. This is between super welterweight and super middleweight (between 161 and 168 pounds).

medium heavyweight

It also receives the names of light heavyweight or light heavyweight. This category handles a weight between 168 and 175 pounds; goes before cruiser weightwhere exists a weight between 175 and 200 pounds.

Heavyweight

Also know as full weight. This brings together boxers who weigh more than 200 pounds or 91 kilosin the case of women, it applies to those who weigh more than 81 kilos.

It should be noted that these categories may vary depending on the association let him use them. For example, the has the bridger weight (or bridge weight) for those who weigh between 200 and 224 pounds.

On the other hand, the AIBA (International Boxing Association) recognize the category of super heavyweight for those with more than 91 kilos of weight.