middleweight


mid·dle·weight

noun \ˈmi-dəl-ˌwāt\

sports : a fighter who is in a class of boxers with an upper weight limit of 160 pounds (72 kilograms) : a boxer who is heavier than a lightweight and lighter than a heavyweight

Full Definition of MIDDLEWEIGHT

:  one of average weight; specifically :  a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 160 pounds for professionals and 165 pounds for amateurs — compare light heavyweight, welterweight

First Known Use of MIDDLEWEIGHT

1847

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