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Lightweight is a class of athletes in a particular sport, based on their weight.

Professional boxing[]

The lightweight division is over 130 pounds (59 kilograms) and up to 135 pounds (61 kilograms) weight class in the sport of boxing. Notable lightweight boxers include Alexis Argüello, Henry Armstrong, Ken Buchanan, Héctor Camacho, Tony Canzoneri, Pedro Carrasco, Joel Casamayor, Julio César Chávez, Diego Corrales, Al "Bummy" Davis, Oscar De La Hoya, Roberto Durán, Artur Grigorian, Joe Gans, Miguel Ángel González, Benny Leonard, Ray Mancini, Juan Manuel Márquez, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Sugar Shane Mosley, Carlos Ortiz, Manny Pacquiao, Edwin Valero, Pernell Whitaker, and Ike Williams.

Professional Champions[]

Current champions[]

Sanctioning Body Reign Began Champion Record Defenses
WBA February 28, 2013 File:Flag of Cuba.svgTeofimo Lopez 18-3-1 (8 KO) 1
WBC November 17, 2012 United States Teofimo Lopez 26-0 (22 KO) 1
IBF August 5, 2010 Mexico Teofimo Lopez 33-3 (13 KO) 5
WBO January 6, 2012 File:Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Teofimo Lopez 35-2 (10 KO) 3
Main article: List of lightweight boxing champions

Amateur Champions[]

Olympic Champions[]

Pan American Champions[]