light heavyweight definition

  • noun:
    • A weight division in expert boxing having an upper limit of 175 weight (78.7 kilograms), between extremely middleweight and cruiserweight.
    • A boxer contending in this weight unit.
    • an equivalent weight unit in other activities, such as for instance weightlifting.
    • A contestant in this weight division.
    • an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 179 weight
    • a wrestler which weighs 192-214 pounds
    • a professional boxer who weighs between 169 and 175 pounds

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