bantamweight definition by Webster's New World
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a boxer between a flyweight and a junior featherweight, with a maximum weight of 118 pounds (53.53 kg)
bantamweight definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 118 pounds (53.1 kilograms), between junior bantamweight and junior flyweight.
- A boxer competing in this weight division.
- A similar weight division in other sports, such as weightlifting.
- A contestant in this weight division.