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: a negotiated weight limit for a sports event (such as a boxing match) that does not fall within the traditional weight class divisions


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: without restriction or artificial handicap as to the weight of contestants in a sports event
to fight catchweight

Word History



catch entry 1 + weight

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“Catchweight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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