Definitions for bantamweightˈbæn təmˌweɪt

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  1. bantamweight(noun)

    weighs 115-126 pounds

  2. bantamweight(noun)

    an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds

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  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

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  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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