The bantamweight is a weight class in boxing, wrestling and weightlifting.
It is located in boxing and wrestling between the flyweight and featherweight, weight lifting, it is the lightest class under the featherweight.
The weight limits of the Bantam weight are at:
Olympic boxing ( AIBA )
The name derives from Bantam, a bantam breed, which in turn probably got its name from an earlier so-called Indonesian province.
The first title fight with gloves was between 1889 Chappie Moran and Tommy Kelly.