Definitions for bantamweightˈbæn təmˌweɪt
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weighs 115-126 pounds
an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds
a weight in boxing and other sports, intermediate between flyweight and featherweight. In boxing it ranges from 112 to 118 pounds (51 to 54 kg).
a boxer or other competitor of this weight
Bantamweight is usually a class in boxing for boxers who weigh above 115 pounds and up to 118 pounds. However, in Mixed Martial Arts it is 125-136 pounds. Wrestling also has similar weight classes including bantamweight. The name is derived from bantam chickens.
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