Definitions for bantamweightˈbæn təmˌweɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ban•tam•weightˈbæn təmˌweɪt(n.)

  1. a boxer or weightlifter intermediate in weight between a flyweight and a featherweight, esp. a professional boxer weighing up to 118 pounds (53 kg).

    Category: Sport

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bantamweight(noun)

    weighs 115-126 pounds

  2. bantamweight(noun)

    an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds


  1. bantamweight(Noun)

    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).

  2. bantamweight(Noun)

    a boxer or other competitor of this weight


  1. Bantamweight

    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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