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welterweight

wel·ter·weight / ˈweltərˌwāt/ • n. a weight in boxing and other sports intermediate between lightweight and middleweight. In the amateur boxing scale it ranges from 140 to 147 pounds (63.5–67 kg). ∎  a boxer or other competitor of this weight.

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welterweight

welterweight a weight in boxing and other sports intermediate between lightweight and middleweight, which in the amateur boxing scale ranges from 63.5–67 kg. It is recorded from the early 19th century, but the origin of welter is unknown.

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welterweight

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