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Noun: middleweight  'mi-dul,weyt
  1. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
     
  2. A wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds
     
  3. A professional boxer who weighs between 155 and 160 pounds

Derived forms: middleweights

Type of: boxer, gladiator, grappler, matman, prizefighter, pugilist, wrestler

Encyclopedia: Middleweight