middleweight

Definitions

Sports

  • noun in professional boxing, a weight category for competitors who weigh between 66.5 and 72.5 kg/147 and 160 lb
  • noun in amateur boxing, a weight category for competitors who weigh between 71 and 75 kg/157 and 165 lb
  • noun a professional or amateur boxer who competes at middleweight level
  • noun in various sports such as wrestling, a contestant of approximately the same weight as a middleweight boxer
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