Amateur boxing rankings

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Amateur boxing is a variant of boxing practised at the collegiate level, at the Olympic Games , Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games , as well as many associations. Amateur boxing bouts are short in duration, comprising three rounds of three minutes in men, and four rounds of two minutes in women, each with a one-minute interval between rounds. Men's senior bouts changed in format from four two-minute rounds to three three-minute rounds on January 1, This type of competition prizes point-scoring blows, based on number of clean punches landed, rather than physical power. Also, this short format allows tournaments to feature several bouts over several days, unlike professional boxing , where fighters rest several months between bouts. A referee monitors the fight to ensure that competitors use only legal blows a belt worn over the torso represents the lower limit of punches — any boxer repeatedly landing "low blows" is disqualified.

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Amateur boxing - Wikipedia

The first proof of pugilism was found in Egypt and dates back to year 3, BC. For years and years, boxing continuously evolved and was first accepted as an Olympic sport in BC at the 23rd Olympiad in Olympia. Onomastos of Smyrna became the first Olympic boxing champion. More than 2, years later, boxing remains on the Olympic Games program. The first boxing competition at the Olympic Games of modern times was at the edition in St-Louis USA with bouts in seven weight categories. International competition grew rapidly allowing amateurs to compete in prestigious tournaments. Most importantly, during this time of change, the International Boxing Association continues to work diligently to ensure a fair, safe and drug free sport for the benefit of all fans of the noble art.

Boxing Rankings

Four major governing bodies rank boxers and sanction title fights in boxing. These four bodies are widely recognized as the only legitimate governing bodies in boxing by the sport, media and fans alike. On the other hand, some other organizations and initiatives provide professional boxing with rankings and even title fights. However, these are unrecognized as the legitimate rankings by the boxing public or the other major organizations.
The championships was first held in Havana , Cuba as a men's only event and the first women's championships was held over 25 years later in The men's and women's competitions are held separately and since the biennial championships have been held in alternating years. As of , weight classes for the men include [4] :. Boldface denotes active amateur boxers and highest medal count among all boxers including these who not included in these tables per type. As of , weight classes for women are as follows [4] :.