Boxing

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Boxing is real, unlike Professional wrestling.

Weight class[edit]

Boxing competitions match similar weight opponents against each other. In order to do this, boxers fit in to certain weight classes. The classes vary slightly between boxing organisations but usually go Flyweight, Bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Middleweight, Heavyweight from lightest to heaviest.

World Titles[edit]

There are 4 major boxing organisations each of which has a title in each weight class.

  • (IBF) - International Boxing Federation
  • (WBA) - World Boxing Association
  • (WBC) - World Boxing Council
  • (WBO) - World Boxing Organization

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor[edit]

"The Money Fight"[1] was a Super Welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017. MMA champion Conor McGregor had been pushing for a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for a while. Mayweather agreed to come out of retirement for the fight. It was Conor McGregor's first professional boxing match. Experts say it was the richest fight in history.[2] Mayweather won in the 10th round when the referee stopped that match.

Conor McGregor[edit]

Conor McGregor is current UFC Lightweight Champion.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.[edit]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is an retired undefeated professional boxer with a 50-0 fight record.

References[edit]

  1. Conor McGregor Reportedly Knocked Out In Sparring For 'Money Fight' With Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  2. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Hype meets reality in richest fight between combat sport kings